Design for Manufacturing: Concept to Reality

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-15294
Published December 01, 2012 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Design for Manufacturability (DFM) is a well-established practice, essential in realizing the transformation of new product concepts into mass-produced medical devices. And yet, all too often issues that could have been avoided are identified very late in the process and impact production costs and schedules. This suggests that key DFM principles are often underutilized in practice and not applied consistently, or to the degree necessary, to avoid these negative implications.