Machine Trades Tool & Die
Instructor: Mr. Chris Snyder
Length: 4 year program, 9th grade year rotates through the Advanced Manufacturing Cluster - welding, machine and engineering.
OverviewWork in the machine tool trades incorporates a high degree of precision in the creation of various parts, fixtures and products utilized in the industry. Once primarily a metalworking trade, tool and die machining is now included in the plastics and wood industries. Almost all products used today have been influenced by the tool and die industry. From design specification and drawings, skilled workers in the tool and die/machine trades utilize power machining tools, hand tools, and computer-driven machines to create desired products.