IMTMA Training Centre

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) in Design through Manufacturing

Date : 9 to 10 January, 2019

@ 12/5, D1 Block, MIDC Chinchwad, Pune 411019

Last date for registration 28 December 2018


Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) system eliminates ambiguities in engineering drawings and brings out the designer's intent very clearly. It ensures seamless communication between design, engineering, manufacturing and quality teams across the entire organization enabling them to work in a concurrent engineering environment. Application of GD&T system helps to reduce the manufacturing and inspection costs drastically.

Keeping this in view, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organising a 2 day training programme on Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) in Design through Manufacturing on 9 - 10 January 2019 at Pune. This programme will focus on understanding the system of GD & T and the methods of applying it in real time designs and will be supported by examples, practical demonstrations and exercises.

Focus Areas

  • Introduction to GD & T
  • Terminology of GD & T features
  • Maximum Material control (MMC), Least Material Control (LMC) and RFS principles
  • Form and orientation tolerances in detail with application examples
  • Interpretation of drawings with GD & T and exercises
  • Bonus tolerance and its implications; Examples and exercises
  • Position tolerancing principles; its advantages over conventional methods of tolerancing
  • Concentricity and Symmetry
  • Runout and profile tolerancing principles; Exercises
  • Demo of Measurements of GD&T parameters in open set up using conventional instruments
  • Demonstration of GD & T measurements


Key Take Aways

After undergoing the programme, the participants will be able to -

  1. Understand the concepts of GD&T features and correctly interpret GD&T symbols in Engineering Drawings
  2. Learn about using tolerances at RFS, MMC and LMC conditions and Calculate Bonus tolerance
  3. Gain a practical insight into inspection of GD&T features using conventional methods, Co-ordinate Measuring Machine and functional gauges
  4. Implement GD&T controls for a new project with proper selection of datum features

Participation Fee

Rs. 7500/-

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies / Individual

Rs. 8500/-

IMTMA Non Members

+18% GST

Group Concession : 10% for 3 to 5 and 20% for 6 and more delegates being nominated from the same company

Special concession available for Faculty & Students from engineering colleges

(subject to availability of seats)

Participant Profile

This programme will be a Mid Level one and participants are expected to have knowledge of Engineering Drawing as a pre requisite.

This programme will benefit Managers, Engineers and Supervisory Personnel involved in the functions of Product Design, Process Planning, Production, and Quality Assurance from Machine Tool, Automobile & auto ancillaries, Tool Rooms, Consumer Durables, Aerospace, Defence & Railway establishments, General Engineering and other Capital goods manufacturing industries.

Participants are encouraged to bring their drawings for discussion and problem solving.


This programme will be conducted by Mr. Srinivas B, Industry expert in Product design and development. Mr. Srinivas has more than 23 years of rich experience in Aerospace and Auto industries in leadership roles within India and international locations. He is GDTP Senior professional, certified by ASME.

Had worked on several re-engineering projects in both product and tool design areas, which resulted in lower weights & costs, ease of manufacturing & assembly while maintaining design intent intact. He has thorough knowledge of various Quality Standards for enhancing the operational efficiency such as Six Sigma, ISO9001, TS16949, etc.., and is a Six Sigma green belt trained and certified by Cummins.

For Registration Contact

Nishant Singh

Programme Co-ordinator

Telephone :   814904546 62 / 63
Mobile :   9028017098
Email :

REGISTRATION : Prior registration for participation is necessary. Number of participants is limited and will be accepted on ‘First Come First Serve’ basis. A Certificate of participation will be issued to participants.

Important Information : Participation fee includes, course material, working lunch and tea / coffee. Interested companies are requested to register online by clicking on 'REGISTER' button and by filling up the nomination authority and participant's details in specified form.

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