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Drafting and design practices

Drafting and design practices

Drafting and design practices

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I have been given the project of developing drafting and design practices for our office.  I have alot of ideas that I want to incorporate into this, but I don't have a good place to start.  Does anyone know of a "sample" I could download to get started??

We are tring to standardize view placement, notes, dimension layout, title blocks....things of that nature.

Any information is greatly appreciated!

RE: Drafting and design practices

Each company is going to have their own set of standards as related to the look of finished drawings. A good place to start with is industry standards.

Try looking at AMSE Y14.5M for ANSI standards that relate to drafting, font size and title block requirements.

"The attempt and not the deed confounds us."

RE: Drafting and design practices

Take a look at the following web site.  It has some good info available on line, as well as some stuff you can buy.

http://www.draftingzone.com/

GDT GUY

RE: Drafting and design practices

(OP)
We broke down and bought a membership to the drafting zone.  Thanks for the advice.  Hopefully that will get us going in the right direction.

Thanks again

RE: Drafting and design practices

Check out the FAQ in the ASME forum for numbers and titles of standards you can use to set up title blocks, fonts, lineweights, etc.

Y14.5M is only for geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

--Scott

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