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Right Approach for Design with Guidelines

Right Approach for Design with Guidelines Abstract: Often people say, they find it hard to make decisions. Unfortunately, we have to make decisions all the time on inventions, devices and systems created by us which did not exist before or improvements made over existing devices and systems. Inventions or new designs, do not suddenly appear …

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Integration of a Design for Manufacturing Workflow into a PLM Environment

Integration of a Design for Manufacturing Workflow into a PLM Environment In this writeup, we look at how DFMPro supports a seamless integration of a design to manufacturing collaboration workflow into a PLM Environment thus supporting  quick and easy collaboration between design & manufacturing teams. With ever increasing global competition, an organization is constantly under …

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Machining Thin Walls: Ribs, Pockets, Slots, Flanges

Challenges in structural Machining features In this writeup, we look at typical issues of machining features like structural ribs, deep pockets & flanges. The trend of aerospace part design is changing, many assembly components are replaced with monolithic structural components.<monolithic:forming large single structural part>. Following table shows a comparison between conventional aerospace components v/s monolithic structural …

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WHAT’S IN DFM Sheet Metal design?

In the course of reading this article about sheet metal design guidelines by Gerald Davis, I gained an insight into real shop floor issues which can be side-stepped by correctly designing sheet metal parts. Few simple yet integral tips which need to be taken into consideration while designing a sheet metal part are- Minimum Hole …

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Best Practices for successful implementation of DFMPro: Part 2

To read part I of the blog on best implementation strategies for automotive industry click here DFMPro helps organizations bring in a standardized approach towards “Design for manufacturing” to eliminate downstream issues, design rework, cost overruns and produce high quality products. Till date, DFMPro has assisted hundreds of customers in various domains to achieve their individual …

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