An Engineering drawing cannot be complete without GD&T. Most of the companies in United States and around the world use GD&T in their drawings. Kohlex engineers are experts in GD&T and can implement GD&T in your design and drawings. We also offer GD&T training to your Engineering, Production and Quality team members for effective implementation and usage of GD&T throughout your organization.

What is GD&T?

GD&T stands for Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, as defined by ASME Y14.5M-1994.

GD&T: An International Language

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing is an international language used in drawings to accurately describe a part or assembly. The language consists of a well-defined set of symbols, rules, definitions, and conventions that can be used to describe the size, form, orientation, and location tolerances of part features.

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GD&D Drawing ExampleWhy GD&T?

When GD&T is properly applied and understood, product costs go down because:

  1. Engineering can accurately define what is required. This can cut down time taken to interpret the requirements by 25%.
  2. Inspection setups are not subject to interpretation. The lack of trial-and-error may save 40% in gage cost.
  3. Everyone can do their jobs right the first time, resulting in as much as 25% less Material Review Board action.
  4. Datum systems speed up manufacturing and inspection and provide an effective basis for SPC.
  5. Tolerance bonus will pass as much as 20% more parts through inspection that would otherwise be rejected.
  6. Accumulated benefits of GD&T often enable lower and more accurate cost estimates for fabrication.

An Engineering drawing cannot be complete with out GD&T. Most of the companies in United States and around the world use GD&T in their drawings.Kohlex Engineers are Expert in GD&T. Our Engineers can implement GD&T in your design and Drawings. Also we offer GD&T training to your Engineering, Production and Quality team members for effective implementation and usage of GD&T throughout your organization.

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