Print Reading and Engineering Drawing Practices
November 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EST
The foundational skills required to effectively understand and utilize information in drawings for manufacturing processes.
Participants are introduced to the foundational aspects of reading and interpreting technical drawings. At completion of the course, the participants will be equipped to identify and understand key information included on engineering prints.
The course will utilize a combination of instructor lead presentation material, student workbook exercises, and group discussions to cover the material. If possible, students are encouraged to bring drawing samples to aid in applying concepts to their particular needs.
The major topics will include:
- Engineering Drawing Format
- Line Conventions
- Drawing Views: Orthographic, Section, and Auxiliary
- Detail and Assembly Drawings
- Manufacturing Terms, Specifications and Callouts
- General Dimensioning Practices
- Surface Texture, Threads, and Welding
Who Should Attend
This foundational course is recommended for those with a need to understand engineering prints: production staff (assemblers, fabricators, welders, etc) and other manufacturing roles (estimators, quality technicians, inspectors, etc), particularly those new to the manufacturing field.
Course includes a reference guide/exercise book.
A Certification of Attendance will be provided upon completion.
About the Trainer
Matt Minner, Senior Technical Consultant
Matt has over fourteen years working in heavy equipment and manufacturing sectors, with extensive experience working with engineering and manufacturing teams to resolve problems as they arose with products in the field. Matt has a BS in Mechanical Engineering and MBA from Virginia Tech. He also has extensive experience working in Latin America and is fluent in Spanish.