Monday, June 27, 2011

What are typical scales used in drafting?


2:1 – double scale – 1” on the drawing = ½” in actual life
1:1 – full scale – 1” on the drawing = 1” in actual life
1:2 – half scale – 1” on the drawing = 2” in actual life
1:4 – quarter scale – 1” on the drawing = 4” in actual life
1:10 – 1 tenth scale – Etc..
1:20 – 1 twentieth scale – Etc..

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