Development and Manufacture of Cost-Effective Composite. Drill Pipe. FINAL TECHNICAL REPORT. Prepared By. Dr. James C. Leslie. Advanced Composite Products and Technology (ACPT), Inc. September 30, 1999 to December 31, 2008. DOE Cooperative Agreement Number: DE-FC26-99FT40262. Report Issued July..
Through literature review, benchmarking and company interviews, a design for manufacturing. (DFM) strategy was developed. The strategy ensures that the important factors for successful DFM management are implemented on strategic, tactical and operational levels that contribute to a more cost-efficient product..
In paper were presented examples for estimating the cost of future product at various stages of the implementation process. . Keywords: New product development; cost estimation; inovation; CAD; CAM. 1. Introduction ... Composite - including a larger number of pairs of design and manufacturing objects. Composite cost..
These materials will be widely used in the future and may well become 'the norm'. Composites offer compelling opportunities to meet today's increasingly cost-driven market requirements and environmental concerns. They are used for products including aircraft fairings, automotive and motorsport structures, boat hulls, wind..
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Jun 1, 2016 . Furthermore, a selection of the existing cost estimation models for the aerospace composite manufacturing will also be presented and detailed here in this . for cost estimation and cost modeling comes from the requirement to know future manufacturing costs before or during the product design phase
You don't need to reinvent the wheel. Design and analysis of composite structures are core competencies at TCE; however our true expertise is in process development. In many instances, composite products are well analyzed and understood. The processes required to cost effectively, consistently fabricate composite..
Aug 10, 2012 . Hence, it is essential to utilise cost estimation tools for accurate cost estimation in the early design stages, and then efficient decisions and design optimisations could be made to reduce the cost of composite products. A cost modelling system has been developed for aerospace CFRP composites, which..
Features. Covers material selection guidelines, product manufacturability, product development process, cost estimating techniques, and more; Helps you understand where a process fits within the overall scheme and which is appropriate for a particular component; Presents the latest information and guidelines for making..
Aug 31, 2017 . The objective to decrease product development costs while improving performance compared to existing composite and metal products is the driving need for development of improved predictive tools and for increasing their use across the industry. The widespread adoption of predictive modeling tools..
Feb 13, 2015 . The Potential for Advanced Composites for Clean Energy Application Areas . ... materials with equal or better performance at equivalent cost, better design tools and dependable joining. 130 ... When viewing the entire market for plastic and composite materials, that is, all products employing. 30
More and more companies manufacture reinforced composite products. To meet the market need, researchers and industries are developing manufacturing methods. . Design and manufacturing guidelines for making cost-competitive composite products. Procedures for writing manufacturing instructions and bill of..
Jan 29, 2013 . The continued use of composite materials in the aerospace industry has been addressed in several past research projects which have focused on new design solutions and composite manufacturing processes. However an area which has been given much less attention up until now is how to achieve a..
obtain substantial cost savings through 'real world' examples. Introduction. Engineers are often called upon to make decisions without fully understanding the manufacturing cost implications of alternatives, and they agree that as much as 70-80% of a product cost is committed during the early stages of product development..
In today's technologically driven world, the importance of innovation and product development is growing. Firms must develop innovative products faster and more efficiently. This has increased the importance of being able to quantify product development performance. This work attempts to quantify development effort and..
Jul 24, 2015 . the feedback loops during the composite product development process. The paper concludes with . Section 5demonstrates a framework for production capability development for composite products. Discussion on material . cost effective manufacture of large composite components. However it has been..
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