This three-day hands-on seminar is intended to offer insight into DFM/DFA.
Who Should Attend
- Program Managers
- Project Managers
- Quality Managers
- Design Engineers
- AQP Team Members
Recommended Training and/or Experience
Participants should possess a working knowledge of quality systems and methodologies.
Each participant will receive a seminar manual and a workbook including all team
- Provide insight on the influence of Design for Manufacturing & Assembly on quality,
performance and cost.
- Understand the differences and similarities between Design for Manufacturing and
Design for Assembly.
- Describe basic design guidelines for Design for Assembly.
- Conduct quantitative analysis of a Designâ€™s efficiency.
- Describe basic design guidelines for Design for Manufacturing.
- Apply Design for Manufacturing & Assembly in product design.
- Introduction to DFMA
- Why do DFMA?
- DFMA Advantages
- DFM vs. DFA Differences / Similarities
- DFMA in the New Product Development Process
- DFMA General Design Principles
- General Design Rules
- Benefits of Design Rule Checklists
- Breakout Exercise 1: Design Rules Checklists
- Methods for Evaluating the Design for Assembly
- Boothroyd-Dewhurst Analysis Method
- DFA Analysis Worksheet
- Breakout Exercise 2: Simplify the Design
- Design for Assembly Rules
- DFA Principles
- Breakout Exercise 3: Precedence Diagram
- Breakout Exercise 4: Simplify the Design
- Optimizing Design for Assembly Method
- Hitachi Assembly Evaluation Method
- Lucas DFA Method
- Boothroyd-Dewhurst DFA Method
- Design Rules for Manual Assembly
- Breakout Exercise 5: Simplify the Design
- Design Rules for Hard Automation Assembly
- Design Rules for Robotic Assembly
- Making the Assembly Decision
- Breakout Exercise 6: Choose Assembly Method
- Optimizing the Design for Production Readiness
- Design for Manufacturing Guidelines
- Manufacturing Processes
- Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Injection Molding Equipment
- Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Rational Molding Equipment
- Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Sheet-Metal Forming
- Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Casting Equipment
- Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Machining
- Additional Design Consideration
- Breakout Exercise 7: Choose the Correct Manufacturing Process
- Putting It All Together
- Final Exercise: Putting It All Together