Doing Business in the U.S.: Dimensional Tolerances

This session will assist the attendee gain an understanding of critical tolerances that directly affect visual appearance and structural integrity of stone installations. This knowledge is important because tolerances are established to protect both the buyer and seller of a product or service. Learn about the balance between prescribed tolerances and unattainable expectations by buyers and sellers.

Learning Objectives:

1.       Learn how to reduce the time needed to obtain published tolerance standards

2.       Gain an understanding of critical dimensions that directly affect visual appearance and structural integrity of stone installations

3.       Learn about the types of tolerances: bilateral (symmetrical and asymmetrical), unilateral, limit, and percentage

Speaker:

1.       Charles Muehlbauer, Technical Director, MIA+BSI: The Natural Stone Institute

2.       David Castellucci, Kenneth Castellucci & Associates

Time: 15:15-16:15

Room: 402