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Drafting of Socket and Spigot joint

Drafting of Socket and Spigot joint



To draft Screw Jack using Auto CAD 2016 Software used: Auto cad 2016

Software used:

Auto cad 2016

Commands used:

Draw commands:Line, Rectangle, Poly line, Polygon, Circle, Construction line, Arc, Spline, Ray, Hatch.

Modify commands:Erase,Copy,Mirror,Array,Move,Rotate,Trim,Extend,Stretch,Fillet,Join, Chamfer.

Dimension command:

  • Radius dimension
  • Linear dimension
  • Diameter dimension
  • Angular dimension


  1. Specify units by using units command unit change the insertsents by given and click on OK button
  2. Now you have to specify drawing size using LI enter command First enter 0, 0 and enter 420,297 and click enter
  3. Reset model space limits
  4. Specify lower left corner or [on/off] <0, 0>0, 0
  5. Specify upper right corner <12, 9> 420,297 Refit the screen by using zoom command Use hatching command where ever required
  6. Draw the socket end and spigot end. Draw the cotter.
  7. Give dimensions to Socket and Spigot joint by using suitable dimensioning method.


The required Socket and Spigot joint drafted using Auto CAD 2016.