Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


MFT-143 - Introduction to Lathe Operations (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISTES: MFT141, EDD100
This course is designed to provide students with basic skills in the use of the metal lathe and its parts and applications. Classroom and lab activities will include straight turning, facing, single-point threading, grooving, knurling and taper turning. Students will turn parts to specification, while observing appropriate safety procedures.


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