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GEOMETRIC TYPE OF PRIMARY

SYMBOL CHARACTERISTIC TOLERANCE CONTROL

FLATNESS Controls form (shape) of size and


non-size features.
STRAIGHTNESS Datum reference is not allowed
Form
CYLINDRICITY Controls form (shape) of size
No relation
features
between
CIRCULARITY features
Datum reference is not allowed
(ROUNDNESS)
Controls orientation (tilt) of
PERPENDICULARITY
surfaces, axes, or median planes
Orientation for size and non-size features
PARALLELISM Datum reference required
No relation
between Optional: Angularity symbol may be
ANGULARITY used for all orientation controls
features
Locates center points, axes and
POSITION median planes for size features.
Can also control orientation.
PROFILE OF A Location Locates surfaces
SURFACE Can also be used to control size,
form, and orientation of surfaces
PROFILE OF A LINE based on datum reference
TOTAL Controls surface coaxiality
RUNOUT Can also control form and orienta-
Runout
tion of surfaces.
CIRCULAR
RUNOUT

CONCENTRICITY Location of Locates derived median points of


derived median a feature
SYMMETRY points. Not common, consider position,
runout, or profile.