Sandvik Offers MCT Program Online
November 11, 2013—Sandvik Coromant is pleased to announce its interactive Metal Cutting Technology (MCT) e-Learning program is now available. This comprehensive online program was developed by the Sandvik Coromant Academy and was based on the needs of manufacturing personnel all over the world. The 75-course curriculum is packed with information and expertise about the metal cutting process. Ideal for engineers, programmers, operators and students, it provides first rate insight and knowledge to improve productivity and profitability.
This unique training and education program explains the fundamentals of metal cutting and specifically teaches about internal and external turning, parting and grooving, milling, drilling, threading, boring and tool holding. Understanding the metal cutting process plays an increasingly important role in manufacturing to boost productivity and cut costs. This program provides vital information on how to plan the best metal cutting process for a component, choose the right cutting tool for the job and understand the basics of production economics. It also teaches how to recognize different types of tool wear and their remedies, as well as how to optimize cutting data and cutting tool life.
“The knowledge in the new Metal Cutting Technology e-Learning program is only part of what Sandvik Coromant does to help our customers,” says Jamie Price, president of Sandvik Coromant US. He continues, “This program will help people who want the most up-to-date information get the most value and productivity from their tools. They can learn at their own pace and as they want to learn it. We are using the latest training techniques to help people understand the best ways to use their cutting tools.”
Designed to allow users to work at their own pace on their own schedule, the MCT e-Learning program can be accessed at www.metalcuttingknowledge.com through the Sandvik Coromant Academy portal. This program combines multiple learning formats including video, animation and question and narration to provide in-depth instruction and guidance on the “what, how and why” of metal cutting. Users can test their knowledge and receive a “Certificate of Completion.”
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