Tip 7.6

  • Identify need for new tooling (jigs/fixtures) or manufacturing processes.
  • Add tooling and equipment requirements to bill of materials.
  • Create routers for completing tool design and process implementation.
  • Identify critical areas or bottlenecks.

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Failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) techniques help the design team to study the causes and effects of product failures. FMEA specifies the various conditions the product will endure, and tests, how it reacts under those conditions, allowing designers to plan a product that will withstand a broader range.
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