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Bagging and Tagging

Bagging and Tagging

Bagging and Tagging

Hello everyone,

I'm still breaking my way into the drafting world. Doing an assembly drawing and said that a "bag and tag marking" would be the way to go. Can someone help me with what this means and how to go about? Thanks.

RE: Bagging and Tagging

You might try forum1103: Drafting Standards, GD&T & Tolerance Analysis
If my memory serves, MIL-STD-31 covered bagging and tagging, but I am probably mistaken. It is usually used for smaller parts that do not have enough surface area for part marking, or can't be marked for some other reason so they are put in a bag with a tag which contains the pertinent part info.
Hope that helps!

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RE: Bagging and Tagging

Yeah our standard note for most things is "IDENTIFY PART WITH PART NUMBER BY BAGGING AND TAGGING" and I dont' think it's ever caused any vendors any confusion. Obviously these days it's more often a stick label or even indelible pen on the bag but the principle is the sam.

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RE: Bagging and Tagging

In my part of the world, "bag-and-tag" usually means to kill a large game animal (typically whitetail deer) and affix one's game tag to the critter. Also sometimes used in reference to short-term amorous pursuits.

RE: Bagging and Tagging

Haha, i'm definitely not in "that world" TheTick, but that's pretty good.

RE: Bagging and Tagging

I agree with TheTick, I've also 'bagged & tagged' my share of game (being originally for Northern Michigan). In fact, when I first saw the title of this thread that was my first thoughts.

For the record, I've never really designed many things with parts so small that one would need to put them in a plastic bag with labels so as to identify them. Most of the time we needed to make sure the parts could fit inside a 40-foot trailer/container or an end-loading boxcar winky smile

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RE: Bagging and Tagging

Pretty sure the term is used in forensics as well, but I doubt that's what you are looking for.

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