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Keyseats and Keyways

by Crystal Bemis on August 1, 2022.

A keyed joint is used to ensure orientation or restrict rotational movement between parts, as in the case of joining a shaft with a coupling. We discuss how a keyed joint is made and inspected in this article.

Advantages of GD&T vs. Coordinate Tolerancing

by Crystal Bemis on November 6, 2020.

Everyone understands the simple plus or minus tolerances of coordinate dimensioning. So why use GD&T instead? Here are four reasons that GD&T has an advantage over coordinate tolerancing…   What are the advantages of GD&T vs. Coordinate Tolerancing? Coordinate dimensioning...

Can GD&T Flatness be used on a Datum?

by Tom Geiss 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...