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The Benefits and Wire Harnessing

Posted by Doug Parham on Sep 8, 2016 4:59:31 PM

How and Why Wire Harnessing Is Done

Wire harnesses—sometimes called cable harnesses—are custom-designed for each particular application. The harness could be designed for a small electrical enclosure, a large piece of construction equipment, or an aircraft. The wire harness can save a lot of time in the manufacturing of products by pre-cutting, terminating with the proper connectors, and bundling them in a neat and compact package.

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Topics: Wire Harness Assembly, Wire Harnessing

When Design for Manufacturing Requires Reverse Engineering

Posted by Doug Parham on Mar 4, 2016 4:04:37 PM

Finding Solutions through Back-Tracking the Design

You’re upgrading a system and see that the cable assembly looks worn out, but can’t find the specs to recreate it. The supplier you used to rely on seems to have slipped in quality and no longer completes the box build to your standards. A component in your existing supply chain is not available or it might be cost effective for you to source it elsewhere. Your harnessing needs to be reworked, but you want it to perform as closely to the existing configurations as possible—and you aren’t sure where to start—or who to go to for help. Sound familiar?

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Topics: design for manufacturing, reverse engineering

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