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Improve print reading skills in just 24 hours

Are your employees making mistakes because they can't read or understand prints?

Does this problem result in costly scrap and rework?

Do your employees or sales people have problems communicating in the field because they can't read or understand prints?

In only 24 hours of training, our specialists at the Auburn Technical Assistance Center can improve the print reading skills of your employees. This course is taught to the ANSIY14.5M-1982 and ASME Y14.5M 1994 Standards and is designed to teach employees to read and understand mechanical prints. The course consists of eight three- hour classes. Each class consists of a lecture, practical exercises and an exam on the covered material.


What the class covers:
  1. Orthographic Projection
  2. The Alphabet of Lines
  3. Standard Print Reading information such as:
    • Title Block Information
    • Bill of Materials
    • Print Revisions
    • General Notes
  4. Section Views
  5. Dimensions and Tolerances
  6. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances
  7. Thread Representation and Specification
  8. Measurements
 

Each student will earn a final grade comprised of daily tests and the final exam. The final grade is turned over to the Human Resource Department for entry into the employee personnel file. This course has been successfully used for more than 5 years to teach students to read and understand mechanical prints.

 

Course Description

Purpose: The purpose of this training course is to teach basic and general blueprint reading skills.

Duration: 3 Days. Scheduled class time is 8:00AM. to 5:00 PM.

Is inaccurate print reading costing your firm big money in scrap and rework?

Manufacturers must make products according to print specifications. If your employees can’t read or understand prints, your customers will point out product defects due to blueprint errors. Accurate print reading is important to quality work, customer satisfaction, and to your company’s profit margin.

In only 24 hours of training, our specialists at the Auburn Technical Assistance Center can improve the print reading skills of your employees. This course is taught to the ANSIY14.5M-1982 and ASME Y14.5M

1994 Standards and is designed to teach employees to read and understand mechanical prints. The course consists of three eight-hour classes. Each class consists of lecture and practical exercises.

Training Agenda

Day One:

  1. The Print Reading Language
  2. Line Conventions and Lettering
  1. Alphabet of Lines
  2. Primary View Lines
  3. Section View Lines
  4. Dimensioning Lines
  5. Standardized Lettering
  6. Title Blocks and Part Lists
  1. Borders & Zoning
  2. Title Block Elements
  3. Revision History Block
  4. Part Lists
  5. Part Identification
  6. Geometric Terms & Construction
  1. Two Dimension Shapes
  2. Three-Dimension Shapes
  3. Orientation
  4. Specialized Shapes
  5. Multi-view Drawings
  6. Section Views

Day Two:

  1. Auxiliary Views
  2. Screw Thread Representation
  3. Dimensioning
  4. Tolerancing
  5. Machining Specifications & Drawing Notes
  6. Surface texture Symbols

Day Three:

  1. Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
  2. Drawing Revision Systems
  3. Detail Drawings
  4. Assembly Drawings

Course Calendar/ Course Offerings:
March 27 - 29, 2018
Auburn, AL
$575/Seat
September 26 - 28, 2018
Auburn, AL
$575/Seat



Do you have questions, comments or concerns, let us know.

Register for Our Print Reading for Industry Class


For more information about Print Reading Contact:

Jason Williams; 334.844.3885; atac@auburn.edu