IIGDT Newsletter September 2020
IIGDT Newsletter September 2020

Questions to Ask Your Engineering Team?

  • Do we have engineering drawings which do not optimally represent functional design intent?
  • Do we continue to have multiple revisions to engineering drawings which impact all departments and delay time to market and time to invoice?
  • Do we have daily inefficiencies with employees not trained adequately to "optimally" do their job tasks?
  • Do we have ongoing confusion and costly reactions by design, manufacturing and quality due to invalid or questionable measurement results?
  • Do we have challenges in meeting statistical capability expectations (Cpk)?
  • Are we rejecting parts that work or accepting parts that do not work?

Asking the right questions ensures that everyone in the engineering team understands the full implication to the process chain of their actions. Understanding the proper interpretation or intent of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) is not equally shared....

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IIGDT Seminar Series : October - December 2020
IIGDT Seminar Locations
Minneapolis, MN Intro to Mechanical Drawings & GD&T
November 2-6, 2020 GD&T—Intermediate Principles
  GD&T—Advanced Applications

If you would like to host a Seminar Series within your community or your company, please contact Dr. Greg Hetland for more information.

For our full schedule, visit our GD&T Seminar Schedule Page!

Do you have the tools you need?

IIGDT offers many training tools to assist in your professional growth. Reference Manuals that are well written to clarify the intent of the standards as they relate to GD&T. Training models are being developed and will be offered soon to aid in enhanced visualization of functional datum simulators and boundaries.

Next to your toolbox and your ASME Y14.5 standard should be the IIGDT series of training manuals.

IIGDT Manuals

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