Basic Blueprint Reading


Blueprint reading is the universal form of communication in manufacturing plants and machine shops. This one-day program is designed to teach the theory of drawings, how to identify essential details, and how to interpret the dimensions found on engineering drawings.

Program Contents:

  • Introduction to Blueprint Reading
  • Title Blocks and Theory of Projection
  • Orthographic Projections and Pictorial Drawings
  • Lines and Their Uses
  • Auxiliary and Sectional Views
  • Dimensioning on Drawings
  • Chamfers, Holes, Threads, Tapers, Keyways
  • Surface Texture Requirements
  • Layout Techniques
  • Metrology

Workshops are structured to demonstrate the use of these concepts in the workplace.

Program Benefits:

  • Gain proficiency in reading engineering drawings.
  • Learn to interpret the dimensions found in the drawings.
  • Be able to interpret basic blueprints and visualize the features of a part.

Who Should Attend:

  • Machine operations
  • Quality control inspectors
  • Engineering managers, shop supervisors

Program Duration:

1-day program, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 770-395-0124 or 800-355-3876 • Fax: 770-395-0737
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