Updated: Sep 9, 2022
Creating features within plastic parts for assembly of other components can lessen fastener counts and shorten assembly labor hours. With higher resolution 3d printing becoming more affordable, its easier than ever to test features like snap-fits to determine possibilities of reducing the COGS from the initial bill of materials.
Benefits of a complex plastic part used to locate other parts.
• Fewer Raw Parts and Fasteners
• Less Assembly Time
• Reduced Overall COGS
• Higher Initial Tooling Cost
Below are various SLS/SLA/FDM 3D printed models used for design validation.
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