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Design for Manufacturability and Assembly

Introduction, Chapter 1

  • What is DFM & DFA? 1.15
  • Culture-nomics 1.16
  • The Cost Estimate 1.25
  • Product Lifecycle 1.30
  • Engineering and Design Approach 1.33
  • Concurrent Engineering 1.39
  • Set-Based Concurrent Engineering 1.41
  • Design for Manufacturability & Computer Technology 1.43
  • Major Manufacturing Paradigms 1.45
  • Manufacturing Process Selection 1.47

Manufacturing Operations/Procedure, Chapter 2

  • Manufacturing Routing Operations 2.1
  • CNC (Computer Numerical Control) 2.2
  • Three Axis CNC Machining 2.3
  • Five Axis Machining 2.3
  • CNC Coordinate Axis INTEGREX e-650 II 2.4

Mechanical Dimensions and Tolerances Overview, Chapter 3

  • Manufacturing's Ability To Fabricate Part or Features 3.1
  • Assigning Excessively Tight Tolerances 3.2
  • Cost vs. Process chart 3.4
  • Mechanical Tolerance Charts 3.6 Surface Quality – Texture Roughness 3.5
  • ANSI Standard Tolerances ANSI B4.1-1967 (R1987) 3.6
  • British Standard Tolerances BS 4500:1969 3.18
  • General Tolerances per. ISO 2768 3.26

Cleaning Processes, Design for Coatings & Plating's, Chapter 4

  • Scale and Rust 4.1
  • Common Cleaning Operations 4.2
  • Design for Coatings and Plating's Overview 4.2
  • Categories of Coatings 4.2
  • Selected Coatings and Plating Methods 4.3
  • General Design Guidelines 4.8

Design for Marking and Identification, Chapter 5

  • Marking Methods Overview 5.1
  • Design Guidelines 5.3

Materials and Machinability, Chapter 6

  • Materials overview 6.1
  • Industry Standard Machinability Chart 6.2
  • Machinability – Carbon and Alloy Steel 6.3
  • Machinability – Stainless, Tool Steels, Grey Cast Iron 6.4
  • Machinability – Iron, Aluminum, Magnesium Alloys 6.5
  • Materials and Machinability – Energy Industry 6.6
  • Industry Typical Materials, Ferrous and Non-Ferrous 6.7

Design for Machining General, Chapter 7

  • General Machining Design Guidelines 7.1
  • Milling Manufacturing 7.3
  • Cutting Tool Construction 7.4
  • Insert Cutters 7.5
  • Milling Design Guidelines 7.7
  • Radii Design 7.8 Tool Stiffness 7.9
  • Rib and Flange Design 7.10
  • Clevis Design – Machine Allowance 7.10
  • Tolerances 7.11
  • Tolerances for Machined Tapers 7.12

Design for Machining Fiberglass and Composites

Sawing and Cutoff Machines, Chapter 8

  • Design Guidelines 8.1
  • Tolerances 8.2

Turning and Lathes, Chapter 9

  • Turning Manufacturing General 9.1
  • Insert Cutters 9.2
  • Design Guidelines 9.3
  • Tolerances 9.4

Drilling and Reaming Hole Machines & Design, Chapter 10

  • General 10.1
  • Design Guidelines 10.1
  • Types of Drilling Tools 10.3
  • Tolerances 10.4

Boring Manufacturing, Chapter 11

  • Design Guidelines 11.1
  • Tolerances 11.2

Honing Manufacturing, Chapter 12

  • General 12.1
  • Design Guidelines 12.1
  • Tolerances 12.2

Trepanning, Gun Drilling, STS Machining, Chapter 13

  • Trepanning General 13.1
  • Design Guidelines 13.1
  • Tolerances 13.2
  • Gun Drilling / Reaming 13.3
  • Design Guidelines 13.4
  • Tolerances 13.5
  • Ejector Drilling 13.6
  • Single Tube System (STS) Drilling 13.7

Threading (Screw Threads) , Chapter 14

  • Threading 14.1
  • Thread Manufacturing 14.2
  • Thread Grinding 14.3
  • Thread Rolling 14.3
  • Design Guidelines 14.3
  • Thread Tolerances Overview 14.5
  • Thread Location Tolerances 14.6
  • Thread Design Illustrations 14.7
  • ACME Threads 14.8
  • General Purpose ACME Threads 14.8
  • American Standard ACME Threads 14.8
  • Stub Acme 14.8
  • Modified Square Threads 14.9
  • Acme Thread Abbreviations 14.10
  • Design Guidelines 14.10
  • Tolerances 14.11
  • ACME Thread Relief 14.11
  • Tapered Pipe Threads 14.12
  • Buttress Threads 14.14
  • Design Guidelines 14.14
  • Tolerances 14.15

Hobbing Overview, Chapter 15

  • Hobbing General 15.1
  • Mechanical Tolerances 15.2

Broaching, Chapter 16

  • Broaching General 16.1
  • Design Guidelines 16.2
  • Blind Hole Broaching 16.3
  • Tolerances 16.4

Surface Grinding, Chapter 17

  • Surface Grinding Process 17.1
  • Flat Ground Surfaces 17.2
  • Design Guidelines 17.3
  • Tolerances 17.4
  • Tooling Only Tolerances 17.4
  • Center-Type Grinding 17.5
  • Design Guidelines 17.5
  • Tolerances 17.6
  • Centerless Grinding (Ground ) 17.7
  • Design Guidelines 17.8
  • Tolerances 17.8

EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining), Chapter 18

  • EDM General and Requirements 18.1
  • Design Guidelines 18.3 Tolerances 18.4

Castings Manufacturing, Chapter 19

  • Sand Casting Process Overview 19.1
  • Characteristics of Sand Cast Parts 19.1
  • Green-Sand Casting 19.2
  • Dry-Sand Casting 19.2
  • Cold-Cure Casting 19.2
  • Shell Molding Casting 19.2
  • Lost Foam Molding Casting 19.3
  • Design Guidelines 19.3
  • Geometry Design Recommendations 19.6
  • Tolerances 19.7
  • Dimensioning and Tolerancing 19.8
  • Investment Casting 19.9 Design Guidelines 19.10
  • Tolerances 19.11
  • Die Casting 19.12
  • Die Casting Alloys 19.13
  • Die Design 19.13
  • Design Guidelines 19.14
  • Tolerances 19.16

Forging, Chapter 20

  • Forging Process overview 20.1
  • Advantages and Disadvantages 20.1
  • Grain Flow 20.2
  • Forging Sequence 20.3
  • Design Guidelines 20.4
  • Dimensioning and Tolerances 20.7

Metal Extrusion Manufacturing, Chapter 21

  • General 21.1
  • Design Guidelines 21.2
  • Tolerances 21.4
  • Extrusion Materials 21.5
  • Extrusion Circle 21.6

Electroforming, Chapter 22

  • General 22.1
  • Design Guidelines 22.1
  • Tolerances 22.2

Rapid Prototype, Chapter 23

  • General 23.1
  • Design Guidelines 23.10

Injection Molding Plastic, Chapter 24

  • General 24.1
  • Design Guidelines 24.2
  • Snap Fits 24.9
  • Molding and Designing Snap Fits 24.14
  • Snap Fit Deflection Stress 24.17
  • Post and Hub Press Fit Design 24.23
  • Living Hinges Design 24.25
  • Mechanical Tolerances 24.28
  • Surface Finish Specifications 24.29
  • Generic Design Check Sheet 24.31

Plastics Design Guide

  • Introduction
  • Design for Stiffness
  • Design for Strength
  • Design for Behavior Over Time
  • Design for Impact Performance
  • Design for Appearance
  • Design for Precision
  • Design for Mouldability
  • Design for Recyclability
  • Design for Automation
  • Appendix

Plastic Extrusion, Chapter 25

  • General 25.1
  • Overjacketing Extrusion 25.4
  • Tubing Extrusion 25.5
  • Coextrusion 25.5
  • Extrusion Coating 25.5
  • Compound Extrusion 25.6
  • Design Guidelines 25.7
  • Plastic Extrusion Materials 25.9
  • Mechanical Tolerances 25.10
  • Secondary Manufacturing Operations 25.10

Extrusion Blow Molding, Chapter 26

  • General and Method 26.1
  • Types of Blow Molding 26.2
  • Design Considerations 26.4

Plastic Vacuum Thermoform, Chapter 27

Design for Compression Molding Plastics Thermosets

Rubber Molding Manufacturing, Chapter 28

  • Design Guidelines 28.1
  • Materials 28.2

Laser Welding Plastics, Chapter 29

  • General and Method 29.1
  • Material Compatibility 29.3
  • Contour, Simultaneous Welding 29.4
  • Hybrid Welding 29.5
  • Design Considerations 29.7

Volume II

Stamping and Forming – Sheet Metal, Chapter 30

  • General 30.1
  • Sheet Metal Terms & Definitions 30.3
  • Design Guidelines 30.5
  • Notch and Radii Feature Design Guidelines 30.8
  • Cut-Outs, Chamfer Feature, etc. Guidelines 30.9
  • Brake Forming Limitations, Spring Back, Tapered 30.18
  • Relief Notches Design & Tolerances 30.19
  • Aluminum alloy 5052 vs. 6061 30 .23
  • Minimum Straight Bends – Aluminum Alloys 30.23
  • Minimum Curved Bends – Aluminum Alloys 30.24
  • Minimum Straight Bends – Stainless Steel Alloys 30.26
  • Minimum Curved Bends – Stainless Steel Alloys 30.28
  • Structural Steel Plate Minimum Bend Radius 30.30
  • Inconel, Haynes Stelite ( Hasteloy ) Min. Bend Radii 30 .31
  • Minimum Straight Bends – Stainless Steel Alloys 30.24
  • Minimum Straight Bends – Stainless Steel Alloys 30.27
  • Flange Design Recommendations 30.30
  • Stretch Flange Concave Widths 30.35
  • Flange Intersections and Bend Relief Design 30 .37
  • Mounting Fastener Requirements on Corner Relief's 30 .40
  • Flange Width Development for Locating Fasteners 30.41
  • Forming Methods, Dies, Punches Press-Brake Operations 30 .42
  • Bend Allowance Calculations 30.44
  • Dimensioning and Tolerancing Practices Sheet Metal 30 .46
  • Fine Blanking 30.55 Progressive Stamping – Sheet Metal
  • 30.67 Deep Drawing 30.69
  • Design Guidelines 30.69
  • Tolerances 30.70

Spinning (Spun) Parts (Metal) Manufacturing, Chapter 31

  • General 31.1
  • Advantages and Disadvantages 31.1
  • Design Guidelines 31.2
  • Tolerances 31.3

Laser Cutting, Chapter 32

  • General Overview 32.1
  • Design Guidelines 32.2
  • Production Rates 32.3
  • Tolerances 32.3
  • Heat Area Zone (HAZ) 32.4
  • Cutting Speeds 32.5

Abrasive Water Jet Cutting, Chapter 33

  • General 33.1
  • Design Guidelines 33.2
  • Tolerances 33.3

Design for Adhesives, Chapter 34

  • Adhesives Advantages 34.1
  • Engineering and Design Considerations 34.2

Design for Welding, Chapter 35

  • General 35.1
  • Analysis of Existing Designs 35.2
  • Typical Welding Challenges 35.3
  • Welding Cost Considerations 35.5
  • Arc Welding 35.6
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW 35.7
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, GTAW, TIG 35.8
  • Typical Weld Joints 35.9
  • Welding Symbol Application 35.20
  • Access for Welding 35.26
  • Spot Welding 35.30
  • Projection Welding Review and Design Considerations
  • Seam Welding 35.30
  • Plasma Arc Welding 35.31
  • Oxyacetylene Gas Welding 35.31
  • Electron Beam Welding 35.32
  • Friction Welding 35.34
  • Laser Welding 35.35
  • Materials 35.37
  • General Design Guidelines 35.38
  • Mechanical Tolerances 35.38
  • Heat Affected Weld Zone (HAZ) 35.40
  • Weldment Tooling and Positioning 35.42
  • Design for Brazing 35.50
  • Design for Soldering 35.60
  • Design for Stainless Steel Pipe and Tube Welding

Cost of Welding Review and Equations

Cost of Weld Calculators Cost by Weight, Cost by Length, Cost by Unit

Fixtures and Jigs - Design for Work Holding, Chapter 36

  • General 36.1
  • Assembly Work Holding 36.1
  • Welding Fixtures 36.1
  • Manufacturing Work Holding 36.3
  • Manufacturing Work Holding Concepts 36.4

Design for Corrosion, Chapter 37

  • General & Design Guidelines 37.1

Inspection and Quality, Chapter 38

  • General & Inspection during Design 38.1
  • Six Sigma Concept 38.2
  • Dimensional Gages and Instruments 38.9
  • Profilometer 38.10
  • Borescope 38.10
  • Bore and ID Gages 38.11
  • Thread Gages 38.12
  • Coordinate Measurements Machines (CMM) 38.13
  • Dye Penetrant Inspection 38.14
  • Eddy Current Inspection Method for Metals 38.15
  • Radiography (x-Ray) Inspection Method 38.16
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection 38.17
  • Ultrasonic Inspection Method 38.18
  • Advantages and Disadvantages 38.19

Engineering Drawings and Manufacturing, Chapter 39

  • General & Engineering Drawing Recommendations 39.1
  • Critical Feature Drawing CFD 39.3

Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Manufacturing, Chapter 40

  • Computer Aided Design CAD Review 40.1
  • Types of CAD 40.2
  • CAD Standards 40.4
  • AEC Standards 40.4
  • File Naming Conventions 40.6
  • MCAD Standards 40.6
  • CAD Model Recommendations 40.6

Design for Assembly, Chapter 41

  • General and Goals 41.1
  • Design Guidelines 41.2
  • ESS 41.4
  • Automating Feeding of Parts 41.14

Assembly & Manufacturing Process Analysis , Chapter 42

  • Methods For Evaluating DFA 42.1
  • Comparison of Assembly Methods 42.3
  • Disk Brake Assembly Analysis 41.4
  • Comparison of Assembly Methods 42.7
  • Manual Handling and Orientation of Parts 42.9
  • Classifications System for Manual Handling 42.11
  • Manual Handling Times Table 42.13
  • Classifications System for Manual Insertion 42.15
  • Manual Insertion Times Table 42.16
  • Typical Door Knob Installation Analysis 42.21s
  • Children's Play Bench 42.23
  • DFA Analysis Blank Chart 42.26
  • Process Selection and Facility Layout 42.27
  • Birth of Automotive Mass Production 42.30
  • Optimizing an Assembly Line 42.33
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Design for Maintainability, Chapter 43

  • General & Design Guidelines 43.1

Reverse Engineering, Chapter 44

  • Overview and Method 44.1

Appendix

  • Generic Part Manufacturability Check Sheet A.1
  • ANSI Size Drills A.2
  • ISO (Metric Size Drills) and Conversion to Inches A.3
  • ANSI Screw Threads Sizes A.4
  • ACME Thread Forms A.6
  • Tape Pipe Threads A.10
  • Industry Finish and Coating Specifications Reference A.12
  • Sheet metal Gage Sizes A.22
  • Welding Electrodes A.23

Die Casting Dimensional Design and Tolerances

  • Die thermal balance
  • Die mechanical strength and stiffness
  • Dragging during ejection
  • Parting line position
  • Moving cores position 

Design for Powder Coating

  • Overview, Process
  • General Film Build
  • Geometries, Faraday Effect
  • Drainage
  • Internal Threads and Through Holes
  • External Threads
  • Masking Types and Results
  • Masking and Racking Specifics for Various Problem Parts.

Design for 3D Metal Sintering Printing

  • 3D Metal Printing Overview
  • General Design Considerations
  • Stainless Steel 3D Metal Printing
  • Aluminum 3D Metal Printing

Design for Pipe and Tube Forming

  • Basic Engineering Considerations
  • Application Requirements
  • Ductility of Material
  • Radius of Bends
  • Thickness of Material
  • Geometry
  • Common Bend Types
  • End Forming
  • Welding
  • Finish
  • Wall Thinning
  • Design Do's and Don'ts, Tube and Pipes
  • Engineering Drawing Requirements
  • Mechanical Tolerances
    • Tube Cutting Tolerances
    • Wrinkle Tolerances
    • Kink Tolerances
    • Hump Tolerances
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