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Ultimate GD&T Pocket Guide
Based on ASME Y14.5-2009

by Alex Krulikowski


Available in print or eBook format

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pocket guideThe Ultimate GD&T Pocket Guide is the perfect on-the-job pocket reference for your geometric dimensioning and tolerancing needs. The new ASME Y14.5-2009 pocket guide includes all the topics from the 1994 version with updates to the 2009 ASME Standard and 50% more content. Click on the graphic for a larger view.

Spiral-bound, more content, includes index tabs for on-the-job functionality
The 2009 GD&T pocket guide is now spiral bound so it lays flat. It also has several new organizational features, like index tabs, a topical index, and a glossary. We've added references to clauses within the standard and cross-references to other pages within the pocket guide that contain application examples or other related information.

The Ultimate GD&T Pocket Guide is a handy reference tool in one convenient pocket-sized package. Carry it with you on the job and have a resource to all your GD&T questions at your fingertips.

This product is a valuable tool for: designers; product, manufacturing, and quality engineers; CMM operators; checkers; quality personnel; engineers; students; and anyone else who uses GD&T on the job.

pocket guideThe pocket guide’s 120 information-packed pages contain:

Over 100 detailed drawings to illustrate concepts
More than 40 charts for quick reference
Explanations of each GD&T symbol and modifier
Examples of datum application
Sections on surface texture and composite tolerancing
A conversion chart for coordinate measurement to diameter tolerance zone
Full definitions of major concepts
Clarification of important rules and topics
Definitions of fixed and floating fastener formulas
Handy inch/millimeter conversion chart

Our larger format provides more room for charts and figures, but still fits neatly in a shirt pocket. New features include:

50% more information about GD&T topics
Spiral binding that allows guide to lay flat
Index tabs on page edges that provide quick access to topics
Fold out front and back covers packed with reference information
Topical index that helps you find content easily
More application examples to help you envision concepts
Geometric tolerancing summary chart inside back cover that provides at-a-glance tolerancing information
Handy English and metric rulers
Orthographic view projection systems now covered
References to 2009 standard throughout that allow you to find more about a topic
Cross-references to application examples or additional info in pocket guide
ASME/ISO comparison gives quick access to the differences between the standards
Caution statements warn you of common pitfalls in the use of tolerancing concepts
Glossary of terms for quick definition of topic

Our 2009 Ultimate GD&T Pocket Guide is packed with information and easy to use. It's an economical reference tool you can’t afford to be without and a must for anyone who uses engineering drawings. Order one for each member of your team! It's the perfect training companion. Also available in ebook format.

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The new-version eBook features:

  • Three file formats (pdf, prc, epub) so any device can render
  • Reflowable text in epub and prc
  • Enhanced linking to elements within the book
  • All references to glossary terms linked to the actual terms

List Price: $20.00; eligible for SAE member discounts

Product #: PD024070
Format: Spiral-bound, pocket-sized booklet
Publisher: Effective Training Inc.
Edition Desc: 2nd

Based on ASME Y14.5-2009

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