Monday, February 22, 2010

Redesign your components for cost reduction

A work table design modeled as shown below ended up with a nested layout involving lot of scrap.
Original design

Nested layout of the original design

By suitably redesigning the work table as shown below, part utilization increased from 4 part nesting to 6 part nesting in the same sheet and scrap is avoided.

Redesigned Part

Nested layout of the redesigned part

Click here for a Nestlib Evaluation copy

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