drafting machine

drafting machine

[′draf·tiŋ mə′shēn]

drafting machine

drafting machine
A device, used in drafting, that provides the combined functions of a T-square, scale, triangle, and protractor; it is attached to a drawing board or drawing table.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Drafting Machine (without drafter) and stool for Engineering Drawing Lab at DITE.
Back then," he wrote of 1959, "all drawings were done by hand using T-squares, triangles, compasses, or a mechanical drafting machine.
An affine transformation behaves somewhat like a drafting machine that takes in a drawing (or the coordinates of all the points making up the lines in a drawing), then shrinks, enlarges, shifts or skews the picture and, finally, spews out a distorted version of the original.
The ComScan system is destined to impact the CMM market much like CAD systems made the drafting machine obsolete.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Drafting Machine (Without Drafter) and with stool for Engineering Drawing Lab at DITE campus-I.
was founded in Japan in 1952 to supply drafting machines for architectural and engineering applications.
Atsuchi began his career with Mutoh Industries in 1994 as their domestic sales contact for drafting machines, and later for the sign and graphic industry.