Date: December 9, 2020
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cost: $360
Location: NWIRC Learning Center
8425 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509


Design and manufacturing professionals, production operators, and quality technicians will gain skill in the interpretation and application of geometric controls. Emphasis will be on interpreting and measuring geometric tolerances, and selecting and applying the proper geometric controls to satisfy design requirements.


At completion of this course, the learners will be able to:

  • Effectively read and interpret technical drawings which have GD&T standards
  • Gain insight on producing and manufacturing parts with greater control over form orientation and position of features
  • Apply the ASME Y 14.5-2009 standard to design to lower scrap rates, reduce cost and improve functionality

Course Content Includes:

  • Basic review of a blueprint including print navigation
  • Title block review
  • Grid system
  • Orthographic views
  • Bill of materials
  • Revision blocks
  • Introduction to symbols and terms
  • Dimensioning and Tolerancing formats
  • Application of datum symbols and terminology
  • Material conditions and boundaries, material symbols, terminology and application and envelope principle
  • Introduction of the five tolerance formats
    • Form tolerance
    • Orientation tolerance
    • Location tolerance
    • Profile tolerance
    • Runout tolerance

Training includes hands-on exercises and a real-world class application with actual blueprints and mock ups.

Due to COVID-19, class size will be limited. Clear, protective acrylic shields will be used at each participants’ seat in addition to all other CDC guidelines being followed.

Instructor: Max Krug, Operational Excellence Expert, Eminence Consulting.


Email with any questions. Please register by Friday December 4, 2020.







Attendee Information


Payment must be received, in full, prior to training/event start date. If the registered individual cannot attend, you may substitute another individual. At least a 2-day notice is appreciated.

If the registered individual cannot attend, or make a substitution, and wishes to cancel, a full refund will be issued with ten business days or more notice. Please note that no refund will be issued with less than a 10 business day notice.

A full refund will be given if NWIRC should cancel the training/event.

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