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Summary: Detailed instructional film about the process of orthographic projection or machine drawing.
Description: Reel 1: The link between engineering drawings and manufacture of the parts from the drawings. Principle behind Orthographic Projection drawing.
Reel 2: Front Elevation, Side Elevation and Plan of an object. Describing more complex items to be drawn. “Reading a Drawing”. Translating the 3 parts of a drawing into a three dimensional physical object.
Reel 3: “Drawing To Scale” - scale used in drawings explained. “Sectional Views” - sectional views of objects. “Auxiliary Views” - illustrating inclined surfaces and revolved views. “Exploded Views” - individual components are shown in an “exploded” view.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: BRITISH THOMSON-HOUSTON CO. LTD. (Production company)