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Attention: This course is not currently being run. If you are interested in this training please contact the Council of Industry or phone us at (845) 565-1355.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: SUNY Orange Newburgh Campus, Great Room, Kaplan Hall

Cost: $95 per person or $75 each for two or more from the same company

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Who should attend: Machine operators, quality control inspectors, shop supervisors, metalworking manufacturing personnel, engineering managers, and other manufacturing persons interested in learning to read manufacturing prints or updating their knowledge in this area. Participants will learn to identify the essential details and interpret the dimensions and tolerances found on engineering drawings.  Actual blueprints for hands-on study will be available.

Description: A six hour, one day hands on program will enable participants to accurately and effectively use blueprints to obtain the information they need to do their jobs. Topics will include:
• Blueprints – Are they really blue?
• Reading Prints
• Proper handling of prints
• Scrutinize the Details
• Symbols and schedules
• Each Kind of Line Has a Meaning
• Locating and Reading Information Blocks
• Graphic Scale vs. Stated Scale
•Tolerance - Allowable degree of deviation from given dimension
• Component Name
• Intended Use
• Blueprint or Part Number Associated with the Component
• Name of the Company or Engineer that Designed the Component
• Orthographic Projections: top or plan view, elevations or side views
• Sections
• Isometrics and perspectives
• Viewing the Blueprint as a Whole Diagram – How Parts Work Together
• Specifications and notes
• Materials List

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