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Inspection of Geometric Tolerances

Who should attend: Those who have already taken a fundamentals course in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing in accordance with the ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard. Production and inspection will learn the best ways to inspect geometric tolerances using available resources. Designers and engineers will gain a deeper understanding of GD&T principles and the consequences of their application.

The Need: This advanced course sharpens your Geometric Tolerancing skills and makes the tool even more useful.

"You can't make what you can't measure because You don't know when you've got it made."

Course description: (2 days) This intensive workshop will provide you with guidelines for selecting the most appropriate inspection methods for inspecting a part feature, low cost functional gage design principles, criteria for selecting company/division gaging policy and an overview of inspection equipment capabilities.

  • Course Objectives

  • Gaging and Layout Inspection
  • Gaging Policy
  • Factors Affecting Gage Selection

  • Measurement Methods (Dedicated vs. Flexible)
  • Design's Role in Inspection and Gaging
  • Rules Related to Gaging and Inspection
  • Boundaries
  • Features of Size

  • Finding an Axis or Center Plane
  • Maximum Material Condition (MMC)
  • Least Material Condition (LMC)
  • Regardless of Feature Size (RFS)
  • Measuring Size (Rule #1)
  • Profile Inspection

  • Inspection Machines
  • Coplanarity
  • Composite Profile Tolerancing
  • Profile Inspection Techniques
  • Orientation

  • Perpendicularity
  • Parallelism
  • Angularity
  • Tangent Plane
  • Inspecting Position

  • Hard Gages and Layout Inspection
  • Projected Tolerance Zone
  • CMM Technique
  • Layout Inspection
  • Graphical Analysis
  • Assigning Gage Tolerance and Wear
  • Allowance
  • Caliper Measurements
  • Implied Conditions

  • Screw Thread Rule
  • Projected Tolerance
  • Gears and Splines
  • Inspecting Coaxial Features

  • Position
  • Profile Runout
  • Concentricity
  • Gage Simulation with an Indicator
  • Form

  • Flatness
  • Straightness
  • Circularity (Roundness)
  • Cylindricity
  • Additional Information:

  • Customizing is available
  • We prefer working with your prints when possible
  • Free phone, FAX or email consultation is available following the course
  • All courses are taught in accordance with the internationally recognized ASME standards unless requested otherwise
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