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eBook: Mastering Tolerances for Machined Parts

We've compiled our best design tips into this ebook to help you learn how to determine and define CNC tolerances. Read more about fits, datums, GD&T, and more to start designing more precise parts for your projects.

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By Serena Ngoh
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Mastering CNC tolerances can be tricky. Are general tolerances good enough? When does it make sense to call out for tighter tolerances? Do you need a better understanding of fits, datums, or GD&T? Learn about these topics and more in Xometry's new ebook.

A Look Inside at the Table of Contents

  • Xometry's CNC machining capabilities
  • When to use specific tolerances
  • General machining tolerances
  • Clearance and interference fit
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T)
  • How to avoid over-tolerancing
  • CAD drawing preparation and specifications
  • Inspection methods matter
  • Inspection report cheat sheet

About Xometry

Xometry offers instant pricing for manufacturing, including precision CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal Fabrication, injection molding, and Urethane Casting services. Xometry also provides live engineering support from our team of experts. Upload a 3D CAD file to get an instant quote.

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Serena Ngoh
I write about Xometry and all things manufacturing. You might also see me hosting webinars, designing infographics, producing videos, and working directly with customers to tell their manufacturing success stories. Reach out if you'd like to share yours!

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