Design for Manufacturing

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3 ways to reduce engineering rework

To truly reduce engineering rework, a smart automated DFM tool should be implemented. Tools like DFMPro can easily automate the design for manufacturing guidelines within your CAD software and automatically review designs for downstream manufacturability, supplier capability, assembly, cost, quality etc. Designers can quickly ensure whether their designs can be easily manufactured, who is the best supplier to manufacture it, and whether if any design feature will increase the cost significantly.

Unleashing the Power of PMI for Creating Designs that Meet Manufacturing Needs

Digital transformation of product creation process has already been finding traction with many organizations. Smarter organizations have already embarked on a journey of not just connecting but leveraging assets from multiple functions across product lifecycle. Back in the 90’s, organizations were more focused on streamlining and centralizing financial transactions related process flows that cuts across …

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Model Based Enterprise (MBE) – Design for Manufacturing

In the growing global competition, an organization is constantly under pressure to produce high- quality products at an affordable price within the limited time frame. Day by day, organizations are providing more attention to improve design & manufacturing processes. A collaborative design approach is making inroads, in which information is always up-to-date and can be …

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How Design Errors Show Up As Tooling, Processing, Materials And Abuse Issues

Abstract For a plastic part or assembly to perform as expected, proper consideration must be given to material selection, part design, tooling, and processing using a holistic approach. In a lot of instances, design errors are mistaken as tooling, processing and material issues. Design errors are even sometimes misclassified as customer abuse. Introduction Let us …

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Automotive Supplier Identifies DFMPro to Address Manufacturing Delays Due to Inaccurate Designs

Automotive Tier 1 suppliers squabble for space in the highly competitive auto market by providing high quality products and services to major OEM’s. The success of these companies is highly dependent on timely delivery of quality products to their customers. Any delay affects not only the project schedule and delivery, but also the reputation of …

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