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Manufacturing & Trades:  Mechanical Skills Courses


Boiler Engineering

Steam & Hot Water Boiler Training
This course covers both low and high pressure boilers used in steam and hot water heating and process installations. It is designed for those who want to acquire a Special license or upgrade to a Second class B or C license. 


Fluid Power 

Hydraulics

  • Accessory Components

  • Actuators

  • Directional Control Valves

  • Flow Control Valves

  • Fluid Conductors

  • Overview

  • Pressure Control

  • Pumps

Pneumatics

  • Air Treatment Equipment

  • Compressors

  • Directional Control

  • Distribution System

  • Flow Control

  • Overview

  • Pressure Control

  • Terminology


Machine Tool
  • Blueprint

  • CNC

  • Drill Presses

  • Grinding Equipment

  • Industrial Math

  • Lathes

  • Machine Safety

  • Measuring Tools

  • Mills


Power Transmission
  • Bearings

  • Brakes

  • Clutches

  • Couplings

  • Drives

  • Gears and Gear Boxes

  • Linear Actuators

  • Lubrication

  • Terminology


Refrigeration 
  • Ammonia

  • Basic principles

  • Compressors

  • Condensers

  • Controls

  • Evaporators

  • Pressure Enthalpy Diagram

  • PSM/RMP

  • Refrigeration Systems

  • Safety

  • Two Stage Systems

  • Valves

  • Vessels


Welding
  • Blueprint Reading/Symbols

  • Introductory, Upskilling or Refresher Courses

  • MIG

  • Mobile Training Units

  • Oxyacetylene

  • SMAW

  • TIG




Questions?  Or suggestions for future classes?
Les Kvam, Manufacturing & Trade Coordinator
507-537-7533
les.kvam@mnwest.edu


James Wee, Manufacturing & Trade Coordinator
507-537-7532
james.wee@mnwest.edu