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Toleranced Dimensions Still Have Their Place
(In accordance with Y14.5M-1994 standard)

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Even though basic dimensions are being used today far more than in the past, there are still many appropriate applications for toleranced dimensions. Care should be taken to only use toleranced dimensions in situations where they may be verified, reproducibly, without the possibility of misunderstanding. This generally limits their use to:

Use of the dimension origin symbol clarifies the meaning of the toleranced dimension.

Back to Tips Tip added Aug 2001