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Understanding the Skills Needed for Engineering Work

by Tom Geiss on December 6, 2021.

Today, I’m the President of Engineer Essentials, a company I founded to help engineers, machinists, inspectors, students and others learn the concepts of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). I’m a mechanical engineer and a Certified ASME GD&T Senior-Level Professional. My...

ASME GD&T Exam Certification

by Brandon John on December 15, 2020.

Some of the most common questions that we receive at GD&T Basics is regarding the ASME GDTP Certification Exams. (Yes, you can become a certified GD&T expert!) Read on to learn more about the different exams and how to become...

GD&T Interview Questions: What to Expect?

by Saif Afridi on October 7, 2020.

The importance of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) has increased exponentially since its introduction to the workplace in the 1950s. It has grown to become a universally accepted system that is used by professionals in the production/engineering industry for technical drawings.   From the very first stage of designing a product to the very last of quality assurance, GD&T has a role at each step of the production cycle. For this very reason, a...