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Webinar Cost: $695* per person and includes course materials and a pocket guide.

Course Description: Print Reading for Today is intended for all personnel who need to understand the meaning of drawings and prints. Emphasis is placed on understanding multiview relationships, symbology and conventional dimensioning and tolerancing methods. Numerous exercises involving the reading of prints will be utilized throughout. Participants are encouraged to bring their own prints for discussion.

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Couse Outline:

Drawing conventions

  • Finding your way around on a drawing
  • Drawing Format
  • Revision Block
  • Zones
  • Title Block
  • Linear Tolerances
  • Angular Tolerances
  • Projection Angle
  • Drawing Scale
  • Part Name/Part Number

Reading Multiview Drawings

  • Projections
  • Orthographic projection
  • Third Angle Projection
  • Auxiliary View
  • Section Views

Three dimensional drawings

  • Oblique sketching
  • Isometric sketching


  • Dimension Lines
  • Leader Lines
  • Extension Lines
  • Implied dimensions
  • Linear Dimensions
  • Angular Dimensions


  • Thread terminology
  • Thread Forms
  • Inch Threads
  • Metric Threads

Standard Features

  • Slots and groves
  • Reference Dimensions
  • Holes
  • Counterbores
  • Spotface
  • Countersink
  • Tapers
  • Surface Texture
  • Radii
  • Keyseats and Keyways
  • Features of size
  • Patterns of features


  • Methods of tolerancing
  • Plus/Minus
  • Limit Dimensioning
  • Tolerance Accumulation
  • Brief History of Engineering Drawings

Welding Symbols

  • Types of Welds
  • Types of Joints
  • Basic Weld Symbols
  • Supplementary Weld Symbols

Sample Prints

  • Molded Plastic
  • Machined
  • Cast
  • Stamped
  • Powder metal

Available Discounts:

*Receive a $100 off a 24 hour course, $75 off a 16 hour course and $50 off the Update course with early registration (at least 2 weeks prior to start of class)

*Receive a 10% discount when registering 3 or more people from the same organization for any 1 seminar

*Receive $50.00 discount for each additional seminar when you register for 2 or more seminars in the same calendar year

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