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  • Profile of a Line (GD&T) Explained

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 […]

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