The next lecture in the Design for Manufacturing course is about Quality.
So first, what is quality? There are a few different meanings when it comes to product design and manufacturing. One of the most common revolves around meeting the customer’s expectations. This is important because you can make a beautifully designed widget but if the customer isn’t happy with it or does not understand how to use it, they will be unhappy. Another meaning is centered around manufacturing: Was the part made to print? Did it pass all it’s tests? Additionally, a meaning can be product-based where it has a defining quality, one that no other product has, and is therefore is a quality of that product.
Read more on this course: http://blog.dragoninnovation.com/2014/10/15/dfm-course-9-quality/
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