In the current competitive market of introducing new products and processes it is absolutely vital to reduce lead times, produce a prototype which is right first time and produce design specifications which will ensure that the products are eventually produced to a quality requirement at a competitive price. In order to achieve this the Centre For rapid Product Development at Northumbria University has undertaken a number of assignments to assist SME’s in the region using a traditional systems approach combining modern engineering technologies such as Rapid Prototyping , Reverse Engineering , Computer Aided Design , Computer Aided manufacturing and Surface engineering.
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
|Event||16th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing : FAIM 2006 - Limerick|
Duration: 26 Jun 2006 → 28 Jun 2006
|Conference||16th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing : FAIM 2006|
|Period||26/06/06 → 28/06/06|