Importance & Types of Tolerance!

What is the tolerance in an engineering drawing? The tolerance is the variation from the nominal dimension. The design engineer can provide tolerances in various types. Limit tolerances, unilateral tolerances, equal bilateral tolerances or unequal bilateral tolerances are the different ways. The limit tolerance will not indicate nominal value however provide the maximum and minimum…

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Engineering Drawing!

An engineering drawing functions as the language for engineers to communicate technical requirements. These drawing requirements are directly linked to the engineering design intent. The design engineer supplies the necessary specifications in the drawing to meet customer needs. The drawing serves as a resource for downstream users, including manufacturers, quality engineers, assembly engineers, suppliers, and…

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GD&T Symbols!

The plus-minus tolerancing is not sufficient for complete specifications of parts. There is a need to define clear specifications using geometric controls. There are total 14 geometric characteristics symbols in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. These symbols are in 5 categories. Form tolerances, Orientation tolerances, Position tolerances. Profile of surface tolerances and Runout tolerances are these…

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Flatness Tolerance

Flatness tolerance is from the category of form tolerances. Flatness is the condition of a feature or derived median plane having all elements in one plane. It will never have datum reference in the feature control frame. Flatness tolerance applies to feature or noncylindrical feature size. The tolerance zone for the flatness is two parallel…

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