Definition of Terms – Actual Local Size

By Chris A. Lindenberger | Oct 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today our definition of terms will focus on “actual local size.” This term refers to a group of values that can be assessed and applied to any feature of size, values that establish the small and sometimes minute irregularities about a feature’s geometry. To understand what this means we first need to go back to […]

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Definition of Terms-Datums and Datum Features

By Chris A. Lindenberger | Sep 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the world of engineering and manufacturing, we say that GD&T gives us the ability to explicitly describe both nominal geometry and its allowable departure or tolerance from that nominal value. One side of the convention allows for the definition of the geometry and the other allows for the definition of tolerance. Accomplishing the definitions […]

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Mazak CNC

By Larry Caschette | Aug 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Staying at the top of your business game means making smart strategic moves to meet the diverse needs of your clients in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. As our job orders increased in volume and complexity, we saw an opportunity to enhance productivity by upgrading our CNC machine. We went to Randy at Action Machinery in […]

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Mazak Laser

By Larry Caschette | Aug 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Times change, technologies change, and to stay on the proverbial cutting-edge means making important equipment changes when warranted. Our laser had served us well for 15 years. But as demand for our services has grown, the need for a larger, more efficient laser became apparent. We contacted our friend, Randy, at Englewood’s Action Machinery, discussed […]

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Definition of Terms-Features and Features of Size

By Chris A. Lindenberger | Aug 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today our featured GD&T term is “features,” which includes “features of size.” But before we jump into this we need to talk about a basic term or thing or maybe we’ll call it a concept, which is the term part. In GD&T a part needs to be thought of as an item, or two or […]

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