Introduction to Blue Print Reading and General Metrology Concepts

Course Description

A two day training course designed for people who want to understand how to read blue prints. Class will be a presentation with constant discussion between students and the instructor. Question and answer sessions will take place during the course to ensure knowledge and understanding.

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Availability & Pricing

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Date 1/22/19 - 1/24/19
Time 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Aims & Objectives

  • Provide the student with a basic understanding of common drawing practice.Learn to read drawings in a logical systematic way
  • Introduce some basic concepts of GD&T
  • Recognize common errors
  • Encourage further study outside of class

Benefits to the Learner

  • Understand the purpose of drawings
  • Interpret Title blocks and notes
  • Understand drawing views
  • Identify common GD&T symbols.
  • Be able to use the knowledge gained to discuss drawings’ meaning

Course Outline

Common Drawing Practice

  • Glossary of Drawing Terms
  • Unless otherwise specified …
  • Title Block
  • Notes
  • Bill of Materials / Parts Lists
  • Revision Blocks
  • Drawing Views and Projections
  • Implied dimensions and relationships
  • Dimensions and Tolerances
  • Default tolerances
  • Tabulated Dimensions (Part Families)

GD&T Related Principles

  • Standards and governing organizations
  • Feature Control Frames
  • Planar Datums
  • Basic dimensions

Tolerances of Form

  • Straightness
  • Flatness
  • Roundness and Cylindricity

Tolerances of Orientation

  • Parallelism
  • Perpendicularity
  • Angularity

Tolerances of Location

  • Position
  • Concentricity & Symmetry

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