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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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