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MahReda

Dear Sir's

 

I'm Looking for CAD Drawing standards where i should find the next

 

  • Suitable text height for All sheets sizes (From A4 to A0)
  • Suitable line type scale for all types of lines (Dash, Centerline......etc.) for all sheets sizes also
  • Suitable dimension size (text,arrow) for All sheets sizes also

 

I'm sure there is a standard somewhere for CAD Drawings

 

Thanks

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SLW210

1. 3/32" or 2.5mm (I sometimes use 1/8" or more, particularly on D size sheets that I know will be plotted by people that can only print 11x17)

2. 1 (some occupational fields use .5)

3. 3/32" or 2.5 (I sometimes use 1/8" or more, particularly on D size sheets that I know will be plotted by people that can only print 11x17)

 

For some places I have worked we have used .1" text just to have something in between.

 

Some standards call for minimum 3/64" or 1.8mm at the smallest possible print size.

 

There are no real CAD standards, just some sort of mutually agreed best practices, some industries and countries follow a little better defined set of practices.

 

What country(countries) do you live, work and do drafting for?

 

To add, secondary titles are 1/8" (I use 5/32" if I use 1/8" for normal text) or 3.5mm and primary titles are 3/16" or 5mm.

 

These are pretty much minimums as far as any standards go, that's why I usually go a bit larger.

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MahReda
1. 3/32" or 2.5mm (I sometimes use 1/8" or more, particularly on D size sheets that I know will be plotted by people that can only print 11x17)

2. 1 (some occupational fields use .5)

3. 3/32" or 2.5 (I sometimes use 1/8" or more, particularly on D size sheets that I know will be plotted by people that can only print 11x17)

 

For some places I have worked we have used .1" text just to have something in between.

 

Some standards call for minimum 3/64" or 1.8mm at the smallest possible print size.

 

There are no real CAD standards, just some sort of mutually agreed best practices, some industries and countries follow a little better defined set of practices.

 

What country(countries) do you live, work and do drafting for?

 

To add, secondary titles are 1/8" (I use 5/32" if I use 1/8" for normal text) or 3.5mm and primary titles are 3/16" or 5mm.

 

These are pretty much minimums as far as any standards go, that's why I usually go a bit larger.

 

Thanks for help

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ReMark

Keep in mind many companies have their own in-house standards so unless you are self-employed those standards would take precedent. They may, or may not, follow national standards if any exist.

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