ISO 128-1:2003
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Technical drawings -- General principles of presentation -- Part 1: Introduction and index

This standard was last reviewed* in 2015.

*ISO standards are reviewed every five years.


ISO 128-1:2003 gives general rules for the execution of technical drawings, as well as presenting the structure of, and an index for, the other parts of ISO 128. In all, ISO 128 specifies the graphical representation of objects on technical drawings with the aim of facilitating the international exchange of information on drawings and ensuring their uniformity in a comprehensive system relating to several technical functions. ISO 128-1:2003 is applicable to all kinds of technical drawings, including, for example, those used in mechanical engineering and construction (architectural, civil engineering, shipbuilding etc.); it is applicable to both manual and computer-based drawings. It is not applicable to three-dimensional CAD models.


  • Document published on: 2003-02-15
    Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 01.100.01
    Status: Published Stage: 90.93 (2015-02-25)
    TC/SC: ISO/TC 10/SC 1 Number of Pages: 10
  • Revises: ISO 128:1982

  • No corrigenda or amendments available

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