Video Library

The Basics The CutsThe Bends The RollerSafetyFrom the Web

Welcome to the Mate Precision Tooling theater. Just select the video that you wish to view from the galleries in the player.

Note, these videos and films are out of context and out of order as they relate to their placement within the Mate Precision Tooling’s training pages. If you know of any public domain videos you think should be added to this library please email us at

Below the title at the top of the page are links to several different video players each covering a specific area of the training. Click on the one that is of your area of interest and you will be taken there. Blow each player is a list of the videos shown in that player.

The selection of a specific video is done within the player itself. These are found in the upper left corner of the player. The exception is the last one, Videos from the web, it is an embedded YouTube player. On that one alone video selection is made in the upper right-hand corner of that player.

Underneath each of the players in the bottom right hand corner is a link the says Top, click on it and will return you back here to the top of the page.

The videos themselves are from the different chapters of the book along with a few that were not included within the text.

The Basics


  • Calculator Math
  • Blueprint Interpretation
  • Precision Hand Measurement Tools
  • Inspection and Quality Control

The Cut


  • The Squaring Shear
  • The Punch Press
  • The Theory Of Hole Punching
  • Flat Pattern Development
  • Laser Fundamentals
  • Laser Medium
  • Laser Assist Gas and Focus
  • Laser Programing and Safety
  • Reading and Editing G-Codes

Bends and Brakes


  • The Press Brake Assembly
  • General Press Brake Pieces
  • Press Brakes and Methods
  • Mechanical Press Brake running
  • Top Dead Center
  • Axial Piston Pump
  • Press Brake Punches
  • Press Brake Dies
  • Reverse Flange Binding
  • Reverse Flange without Binding
  • Other Tools and Methods
  • Bump Radius Forming
  • Bi-Directional Forming
  • Panel Bender
  • Adjustable Dies
  • Winged Tooling
  • Smart Pad – Forming in Urethane
  • Bottom Bending
  • Bottom Bending – Slow Motion
  • Press Brake Safety
  • Enshrining Tools
  • Extremely Small Sheet Metal Parts

The Roller


  • Davi Plate roll
  • Cone Rolling
  • The Leveler



  • Workplace Safety
  • Workplace Safety 2
  • Point of Operation Guarding
  • Safety and Maintenance
  • Press Safety
  • Press Brake Safety

Videos from the web


  • Making Steel from Start to Finish
  • Sheet Metal Your Life’s Work
  • The History of Machine Tools
  • Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land
  • Trigonometry, Triangles, Pythagorean Theorem
  • The Language of Drawing
  • Mechanical Drawing Tutorial –
  • How to Read and Draw Blueprint Lines
  • First and Third Angle Projection
  • Problem Solving Methods
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • TQM Continuous Improvement, Kaizen
  • A Beginners Guide to GD&T
  • Geometric Tolerancing and Tolerancing What is it?
  • Geometric Dimension and Tolerance.
  • Geometric Dimension and Tolerance.
  • Steel Metallurgy Introduction to Ferrous Metals
  • Properties and Grain Structure
  • Grain Size Hardening
  • Grain Boundary
  • Grain Growth
  • Quenching and Martensite
  • Steel Metallurgy Introduction to Ferrous Metals
  • Properties and Grain Structure
  • Grain Size Hardening
  • Grain Boundary
  • Grain Growth
  • Quenching and Martensite
  • The ABC’s of Hand tools
  • Squares and Center finders
  • Offset Bending in Action
  • Martensite
  • What is Austensite?
  • Four types of steel pt.1
  • Four types of steel pt.2
  • Four types of steel pt.3
  • Four types of steel pt.4
  • Four types of steel pt.5
  • Making Aluminum

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