Earl Morgan is a consultant for Dimensional Control Systems Inc., (Troy, MI). He is a graduate of Michigan State University and is a 27-year veteran in the field of dimensional control, variation analysis, computer simulation and related software development. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or (248) 269-9777. For more information about DCS, a provider of dimensional engineering consulting services and software solutions, visit www.3dcs.com.
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) is the language of communicating dimensional information on a product part print or process drawing. Manufacturers find it valuable to precisely communicate functional product characteristics, manufacturing process controls and gaging measurement plans.