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Category: GD&T Design and Application

Articles related to design concepts or application of GD&T to engineering prints

Knurling

by Crystal Bemis on September 19, 2022.

Knurling is a process used to create a pattern on the surface of a material by displacing or deforming the surface.

Why use Profile over Coordinate Dimensioning

by Brandon John on August 16, 2021.

To determine when to use Profile of a Surface or Coordinate Dimensioning, let’s first look at what the 2009 ASME Y14.5 Standard tells us.  Paragraph 2.1.1 was revised to emphasize/encourage the use of basic dimensions...

Design for Manufacturability

by Crystal Bemis on August 5, 2020.

How do you create a quality design, but at the same time, keep cost and ease of production in mind? In this article we will examine three key areas in designing for manufacturability and give...