IntroductionThe drill vice adjuster screw drawing DV003 is a manufacturing drawing that will be used by various departments/people throughout the workplace for different tasks, such as planning, ordering and manufacturing.EstimatorThe estimator for the company will need to see the drawing as they need to take into account what material will be used as this can affect the price, what the finishes of each section are detailed to as they need to take into account how long the product will take to produce as It goes through different processes.Purchasing DepartmentThe purchasing department will use the drawing to gather information on what materials the product is made from, this will allow them to order the correct material to produce the product.
They will also need the size of the product so that they can work out how much material will be needed to complete the job.Quality InspectorIt is important that the quality inspector has the drawing because they need to reference it when checking the product, for example they need to know the tolerance range so they can ensure that the product has kept its high quality of manufacture but in order to measure the tolerance they need to get the size of the product from the drawing also as this allows them to know at which point they should start measuring the tolerance. They also need to know the correct material as in some cases the product could even be made entirely of the wrong material.Machine ProgrammerThe machine programmer is also someone who is required to look at the drawings as they need to know what material the product is made from, also the size, dimensions, tolerance. Once the machine programmer has this information they can begin to programme the machine to produce the product to the dimensions supplied.
StoresThe stores person will also need to look at the manufacturing drawing as from the drawing they will see what material is needed for the job and will be able to check it back to the stock they have stored. This is useful as the information then can be replayed back to the purchasing department, allowing them to order the correct quantity.CustomerThe customer is someone that will also view the drawing as they will need to check that the finished products dimensions will be compatible, also if the finish on the product and material will all be ok for the products intended purpose.Drawing StandardThis manufacturing drawing has been made so that it conforms to BS8888, we can tell this by the fact that there is a projection symbol present within the drawing. On the drawing centrelines and hidden detail is also shown proving it further that it conforms to BS8888, but not only have all these things been shown, all of the views are in the correct orientation and are in line. It’s very important that the drawing is made to conform to BS8888 as this is the universal standard meaning that it helps keep consistency and compatibility throughout businesses.
This is done through the fact that everyone should be able to interpret BS8888 lowering the chance for the drawing to be misinterpreted.