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17-3027.00 - Mechanical Engineering Technicians   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Adjustable wrenches
Air compressors
  • Clamp-on ammeters
  • High-voltage amplifiers
  • Linear amplifiers
  • Switched amplifiers
Belt sander
  • Belt sanders
Binocular light compound microscopes
  • Optical compound microscopes
C clamps
  • Dial calipers
  • Vernier calipers
Claw hammer
  • Claw hammers
  • Electronic comparators
  • Optical comparators
Compression testers
  • Compression testing machines
  • Hydraulic universal testers
Coordinate measuring machines CMM
Cutting die
  • Metal cutting dies
Cylinder gauge
  • Ring gauges
Dial indicator or dial gauge
  • Dial indicators
Drill press or radial drill
  • Drill presses
  • Punch presses
  • Extrusion machines
Fatigue testers
Flow sensors
  • Fluid meters
Force or torque sensors
  • Force sensors
  • Torque meters
Form tools or toolbits
  • Twist drills
Gage block set
  • Plane-parallel gauge blocks
Gas welding or brazing or cutting apparatus
  • Dry rod ovens
  • Gas welding equipment
  • Oxyacetylene welding equipment
Go or no go gauge
  • Go/no-go gauges
  • Safety goggles
Graphics tablets
  • Digitizing tablets
  • Hacksaws
Hardness testers
  • Durometers
Height gauges
  • Vernier height gauges
Hex keys
Hole gauge
  • Bore gauges
Horizontal turning center
  • Computerized numerical control CNC lathes
Impact testers
Induction heaters
  • Heat treatment furnaces
Injection molding machines
  • Rotational molders
Inverted microscopes
  • Metallographs
  • Spirit levels
Lifter plate
  • Granite surface plates
  • Load cells
Locking pliers
Longnose pliers
  • Long nose pliers
Manual press brake
  • Hand brakes
Metal band sawing machine
  • Band saws
Metal inert gas welding machine
  • Metal inert gas MIG welding equipment
Metal markers or holders
  • Marking gauges
Metal polishing machine
  • Polishing machines
Metal slitting saw
  • Sheet metal slitters
Metal testing instruments
  • Bend test fixtures
  • Guided bend weld test units
  • Programmable logic controllers PLC
  • Screw gauge micrometers
Mill saw file
  • Mill files
Milling machines
  • Digital multimeters
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Nut drivers
Offset screw driver
  • Offset screwdrivers
Personal computers
Pitch measuring instruments
  • Screw pitch gauges
Plasma cutting machine
  • Track burning machines
Plotter printers
  • Drafting plotters
Positioning jig
  • Positioning jigs
Power drills
Power grinders
  • Cylindrical grinders
  • Pedestal grinders
Pressure sensors
Protective gloves
  • Safety gloves
Punches or nail sets or drifts
  • Center punches
  • Steel rules
  • Phillips head screwdrivers
  • Slotted screwdrivers
  • Straight screwdrivers
Scroll saw
  • Scroll saws
Shear strength testers
  • Shear testers
  • Power shears
  • Power sheet metal shears
Shielded metal arc welding or stick welding machine
  • Arc welding equipment
  • Stick welding machines
Signal conditioners
Signal generators
Sine bar
  • Sine bars
Slip or groove joint pliers
  • Arc-joint pliers
  • Slip joint pliers
Socket sets
  • Socket wrench sets
Spot welding machine
  • Portable welding equipment
  • Spot welders
  • Combination squares
  • Layout squares
Strain gauges
Stripping tools
  • Wire strippers
Surface grinding machine
  • Surface grinding machines
Tape measures
  • Measuring tapes
Taper gauge
  • Taper plug gauges
  • Metal cutting taps
Temperature transmitters
  • Temperature sensors
Tension testers
  • Tensile testers
Thermal differential analyzers
  • Dynamic mechanical analyzers DMA
Thickness measuring devices
  • Snap gauges
Thread counters or gauges
  • Screw thread gauges
Tracer or duplicating or contouring lathe
  • Lathes
Tungsten inert gas welding machine
  • Tungsten inert gas TIG welding equipment
Twin screw extruder
  • Twin-screw extruders
Ultrasonic examination equipment
  • Ultrasound inspection equipment
Universal milling machine
  • Combination milling machines
Utility knives
Vacuum molding machines
  • Vacuum molders
Vacuum pumps
  • Freon recovery equipment
Vertical machining center
  • Computerized numerical control CNC vertical milling machines
Vibration testers
Wave soldering machine
  • Soldering equipment
Welder torch
  • Brazing equipment
Welding masks
Wire cutters


Analytical or scientific software
  • ANSYS Mechanical
  • MSC Software Adams
  • Spectral Dynamics STARAcoustics
  • Spectral Dynamics STARModal
  • The MathWorks MATLAB Hot technology
  • Wolfram Research Mathematica
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Autodesk Revit Hot technology
  • Bentley MicroStation Hot technology
  • Creo Parametric Pro/ENGINEER
  • Dassault Systems SOLIDWORKS
  • PTC Creo Parametric Hot technology
Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • CNC Mastercam
  • Three-dimensional 3D solid modeling software
Development environment software
  • Microsoft Visual Basic Hot technology
  • National Instruments LabVIEW Hot technology
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • SAP Hot technology
Industrial control software
  • Computerized numerical control CNC programming software
  • Robotic control software
  • Soft Servo Systems LadderWorks PLC
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Object or component oriented development software
  • C++ Hot technology
Office suite software
  • Corel WordPerfect
  • Microsoft Office
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
Project management software
  • Microsoft Project Hot technology
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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