Advanced DFM of Jigs & Fixtures Course

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If you are interested to learn more about Jigs & Fixtures Design, then this course is here for you. It allows you to apply design principles to the industrial workplace using practical exercises.

The course is instructed by Morad Ramadan, Production Engineering Manager with 20 years of experience.

Jigs and Fixtures Advanced


1. The Purpose of Tooling and Tool Design Objectives
2. Types of and Classification of Jigs and Fixtures
3. Principles of Locating and Support of the Workpiece.
4. Principles of Clamping and Workholding.
5. Dimensioning Assembly Drawings and Details
6. Template Jigs, Plate Jigs and Fixtures, Angle Plate Jigs and Fixtures, Channel and Box Jigs,
7. Vice Jaw Jigs and Fixtures.
8. Power Workholding and Modular Tools, Welding Tools and Inspection Tooling
9. Tooling Requirements for CNC machines.
10. Jigs and Fixtures Materials.


1. Introduction to Siemens NX user interface
2. NX Sketch Environment create and edit sketches.
3. Types of constraints. Geometric Constraints & •Dimensional Constraints.
4. Datum features (Datum Plane &Datum Axis)
5. NX Part Modeling. three-dimensional Modeling, NX Features.
6. Swept Features (Extrude, Revolve, Sweep along Guide overview).
7. Drafting application create drawings, views, geometry, dimensions, and drafting annotations
8. Creating Jigs &Fixtures using NX Assembly
9. Create assembly from parts and use all essential tools in assembly environment.
10. Jigs & Fixtures Practical Design Exercies.

  • Application #1
  • Application #2
  • Application #3
  • Application #4

1. Introduction, Symbols, and Terms
2. Features and Rules of GD&T.
3. Datums Control , Datum Reference Frame •Adding GD&T to a Drawing/Design.
4. Form Tolerances: (Flatness-Straightness- Circularity-Cylindricity)
5. Orientation Tolerances: (Perpendicularity,
6. Parallelism ,Angularity)
7. Profile Tolerances: (Profile of a Surface – Profile of a Line)
8. Location Tolerances.
9. Coaxial Tolerances: (Runout-Total Runout-Concentricity -Symmetry)

1. Definition of DFM.
2. manufacturability of a design.
3. Perform DFM Analysis (manufacturing cost estimation)
4. Materials selection for design.


This training will be especially beneficial for you if you are:

1. An Industrial Engineer
2. A Mechanical Engineer
3. A Tool & Die Designer
4. A Quality Engineer
5. An Engineering student 
6. A Supervisor/ Machinist


  • Total course duration: 60 hrs
  • Maximum Participants: 30


Morad Ramadan, Production Engineering Manager

Morad has 20 years of experience in manufacturing and CNC machine programming using CAD-CAM (Siemens NX). 
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Design & Production Engineering and is highly experienced in improving manufacturing processes and increasing profit margins; setting a budget for the manufacturing departments.