Industry uses GD&T to specify contractual requirements. Unfortunately, many people within industry have a flawed or incomplete understanding of the subject. Our basic course builds competence to correctly apply and interpret the rules, definitions, principles, and symbols per the American National Standard, ASME Y14.5 - 2009, in only two days! This course provides a common language to improve communication, so set-up requirements and tolerance zones are clearly understood by all.
Definitions and Fundamental Rules
Just think, if you fixed communication in your company, how many of your problems would go away overnight?
Dimensions, Tolerances and GD&T
Datum Features and Datum Schemes
Other Related Thoughts
A Business Case for GD&T
Key Course Objectives:
Learn the rules, definitions, and symbols of ASME Y14.5 - 2009
Interpret specified feature control frames
Interpret and simulate specified datum reference frames
Describe the shape, size, and location of tolerance zones
Calculate feature size requirements given specified tolerances
|Mark A. Morris has more than 30 years experience in tooling and manufacturing as a skilled machinist, toolmaker, college instructor, technical writer, and quality professional in roles from Quality Engineer to Director of Continuous Improvement. His expertise lies in dimensional issues, reliability, maintainability, and quality systems. Mr. Morris' credentials include undergraduate degrees focused on manufacturing engineering, industrial education, and metalworking; Master of Education degree from the College of Technology at Bowling Green State University; CQE, CRE, and CQA certifications from the American Society for Quality; and Senior Level Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Professional (GDTP) certification from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Mr. Morris also has served as Education Chair for the Ann Arbor section of ASQ, teaching candidates to become ASQ Certified Quality Engineers. He presently serves as Chair of the Ann Arbor section of ASQ and as Adjunct Faculty for Eastern Michigan University.