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Mechanical Print Reading

Course Length: 8 Hours (Typical)

Instructional Setting: Classroom and Facility Floor

micrometers.jpg (23160 bytes)This workshop will introduce the skills required for individuals to read and interpret various types of mechanical prints used in the facility.  Participants will learn about basic print reading symbols, legends, types of prints and interpreting tolerances.  

What separates this course for all the others?   

To provide training with real effectiveness, APS training specialists will incorporate actual product prints from your company's processes into the course materials. Your actual prints will be used throughout the workshop including interactive exercises.

Compare this with other “off the shelf” print reading courses and you will find that there is no comparison. Our training programs get real-world results.

Topical Outline:

  • Section 1 - Parts Prints Fundamentals

    • Introduction  

    • Types of Prints

  • Section 2 - Interpreting Print Information

    • Title Block

    • Parts List

    • Record of Revisions

    • Notes

  • Section 3 - Interpreting Part Views

    • Sectional Views and Enlargements

    • Dimensions and Tolerances

    • Geometric Characteristic Symbols

    • Summary

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the following types of prints: Part, Assembly, and Summary.

  • Discuss the print storage and retrieval system.

  • Explain the meaning of the different portions of the print number.

  • After completing this section, you will be able to:

  • Identify the various elements of the Title Block.

  • Identify the number of parts needed from the Parts List.

  • Identify the part numbers needed from the Parts List.

  • Explain the information within the Revisions block.

  • Identify General Notes and their applicability.

  • Identify Local Notes on a print.

  • Identify various section views.

  • Describe advantages of enlargements.

  • Explain dimensions and tolerances on a print.

  • Identify and explain geometric symbols.

For maximum effectiveness, this course can be customized to include instruction from actual mechanical prints of your company's product or manufacturing environment.

For a free quote or for more information on this course, Call Greg Pancerev at (610) 987-4054 or email us at info@aps-online.net  

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