Engineering & Design Consultation
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ENGINEERING & DESIGN CONSULTATION
Advantage Engineering Limited (AEL) specialise in the design of bespoke stainless steel fabrication with over 50 years combined experience. AEL have a highly experienced in-house design team with the capabilities to provide customers with advanced design solutions. The AEL design team engage directly with customers to discuss, understand and prototype potential solutions according to the customers’ requirements.
This is an iterative design process using Design for Manufacture (DFM) & Design for Assembly (DFA) methodologies.
Design for Assembly (DFM)
Design for Assembly (DFM) is defined as the integration of product design and process design into one activity.
It is know that 70% of the manufacturing costs are determined by the design.
AEL follow the following Guidelines for DFA:
- Minimise total no. of parts
- Develop a modular design
- Use standard parts
- Design parts to be multi-functional
- Design parts to be multi-use
- Design parts for ease of fabrication
- Avoid separate fasteners
- Minimise assembly directions
- Maximise compliance
- Minimise handling
Design for Assembly (DFA)
AEL can offer a cost effective assembly design solutions to its clients
Assembly can be up to 50% of the manufacturing cost.
Solution – Make assembly as easy as possible:
- Improve process
- Improve design
AEL’s engineering & design team can guide you through the design process from initial concept to full completion of your product