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Author: Christine Evans

Christine Evans is Head of Marketing at Fictiv, an on-demand manufacturing company. Over the past six years, Christine has grown Fictiv’s popular Digital Manufacturing Resource Center, with over 2,000 teardowns, DFM guides, and mechanical design articles to help democratize access to manufacturing and hardware design knowledge.

How GD&T Makes Fictiv a Better Company—and How It Allows You to Create High-Quality Results

by Christine Evans on September 17, 2021.

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) is a system in manufacturing that can be traced back to the 1940s. It was developed by Stanley Parker while he worked at Royal Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. In short, GD&T allows the drafter to accurately dimension a part and make sure it fits into its intended assembly without interference or excessive...