An important aspect of any product’s design is the engineering process, which has its own set of rules, codes, and languages. This is where GD&T is often used.
What is GD&T?
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) is a system for defining and communicating engineering tolerances on mechanical engineering drawings using a symbolic language. It is used in automotive, aerospace, electronic, and commercial industries to effectively communicate how to successfully manufacture products.
Who would benefit from learning more about GD&T?
- Quality and layout personnel and support staff who must communicate with engineering and manufacturing, as well laboratory technicians who must perform gauging to layouts.
- Personnel from areas of product engineering, industrial engineering, and quality.
Being better acquainted with the terminology, the symbology, and the concepts of GD&T increases productivity and cooperation between departments and personnel. To learn more about course offerings and how AIAG can help your company improve, download the 2015 Product and Training Catalog.