At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • explain the benefits of GD&T
  • identify at least 6 fundamental dimensioning rules
  • interpret the difference between local size and envelope size
  • explain the measurement techniques for a size tolerance

  • Importance of engineering drawings
  • Fundamental dimensioning rules
  • The traditional coordinate tolerancing system
  • Disadvantages of coordinate tolerances
  • The benefits of GD&T
  • History of GD&T and the standard
  • Definitions - local size vs. envelope size
  • Rule #1 - "Size also controls form" 
  • Simple examples

Who Should Attend:
  • Manufacturing engineers
  • Product engineers
  • Design engineers
  • Machinists
  • Quality personnel

Training Session Information
Date Presented:
October 23, 2012 1:00 PM Eastern
1 hour, 30 minutes
Introduction to GD&T: The Need for GD&T
Speaker Information
John-Paul Belanger   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Recertification Credit : 1.00
This session is available as recertification credit for individuals who have earned a SME certification.
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SME Member Price: $110.00
Non-Member Price:$125.00