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• Angularity (GD&T) Explained

As defined per ASME Y14.5-2009, GD&T uses 14 geometric tolerances for specific control over various part features. These controls enable the fabrication of many machine parts with enviable accuracy. For […]

• Profile of a Line (GD&T) Explained

GD&T lists fourteen different geometrical tolerances according to ASME Y14.5-2009. These tolerances allow us to control and define part features in different ways. For ease of understanding, these fourteen tolerances […]

• Profile of a Surface (GD&T) Explained

GD&T consists of 14 geometrical tolerances that can be applied to any part feature to control them. These tolerances are described in detail in ASME Y14.5-2009. Many of these 14 […]

• Parallelism (GD&T) Explained

ASME Y14.5-2009 divides tolerances in GD&T into 14 different types. Each tolerance controls the characteristics of features to guarantee near-perfect fabrication and assembly of machine components. These 14 tolerances are […]

• Symmetry (GD&T) Explained

The 2009 edition of ASME Section Y14.5 defines 14 geometric tolerances in GD&T. The manufacturing industry uses these tolerances to convey manufacturing intent from the designers to the manufacturers. GD&T […]

• Concentricity (GD&T) Explained

ASME Y14.5-2009 outlines 14 different types of geometric tolerances. Each of those tolerances specifies a type of control over various part features. For ease of understanding, these 14 types can […]

• Perpendicularity (GD&T) Explained

There are 14 types of geometric tolerances in GD&T according to ASME Y14.5-2009. These 14 tolerances can be categorized into five main groups: form, profile, orientation, location and runout. Perpendicularity […]

• Total Runout (GD&T) Explained

ASME Y14.5-2009 classifies fourteen different types of geometric tolerances. These fourteen tolerances can be sorted into five broad groups, where each group represents the type of control they exercise on […]

• Cylindricity (GD&T) Explained

The GD&T standards in ASME Y14.5-2009 define fourteen types of geometric tolerances. These fourteen geometric tolerances are divided into 5 main types of geometric control. These are form, location, orientation, […]

• Circularity (GD&T) Explained

The geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) standards in ASME Y14.5-2018 define five main types of controls for various part features. These are form, location, orientation, profile and runout. The form […]

• Flatness (GD&T) Explained

The fourteen types of geometric tolerances in GD&T are divided into 5 main types of control. These are form, location, orientation, profile, and runout. Form controls determine the shape of […]

• Straightness (GD&T) Explained

ASME Y14.5 2009 GD&T Standards lists out 14 types of geometric tolerances. These 14 tolerances are bunched up into five different groups based on the type of control they offer. […]

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