Interpreting a technical drawing is an essential skill to anyone involved with the design, manufacturing, inspection, or procurement of products. It is prerequisite to fully understanding GD&T.
This 1-day Reading Engineering Drawings course is designed for those who need an introduction to drawings, including technicians, purchasing agents, new-hires, co-op students, interns, inspectors, quality assurance, managers and supervisors and anyone else who feels unfamiliar or intimidated by engineering drawings in the workplace.
• The role of prints in industry, paper prototyping, why they're called blueprints
• Types of graphic representation
• Basic steps in reading a print
• The "alphabet" of line types, what each line means
• Orthographic projection—visualizing the 3D part
• Interpreting title block
• Notes and revisions to a drawing; bookkeeping info
• Auxiliary and section views
• Dimensioning and tolerancing
• Manufacturing specifications—screw threads, surface finish, etc.
• Introduction to GD&T symbology
All training is in accordance with ASME standards. You will be able to practice these concepts with many class exercises and evaluation of sample drawings. Participants are also encouraged to bring drawings to the class for discussion!