GD&T Articles

by Emily Haberern on May 19, 2020.

Datums can be confusing. What are they for and how do they restrict our part? In GD&T, Datums are probably the most asked about concept – especially from an inspection point of view. In this video, we discuss how datums actually work and how they are used to control the degrees of freedom on our…

by Emily Haberern on May 18, 2020.

Check out this question brought up about Flatness in our GD&T Fundamentals Course. We get a lot of questions about when flatness can be applied and how datums can be used with this. There are some simple rules in the geometric dimensioning & tolerancing standards about applying flatness to datum features that you can follow,…

by GD&T Guy on October 13, 2019.

A Brief History and Overview of the ASME Y14.5 GD&T Standards The ASME (or American Society of Mechanical Engineers) founded in 1880, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the sharing of knowledge and career development skills of engineering arts and sciences in 151 countries. ASME’s 130,000 members can be found at all the stages…

by GD&T Guy on December 14, 2015.

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