First steps in integrating micro-assembly features into industrially used DFA software

Timo Salmi, Juhani Lempiäinen

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    Abstract

    This paper discusses the problems of micro-scale part manipulation and assembly. Parts less than 10×10×10 cm3 in size need special attention when they are designed. There is a need for handling tools, feeding systems, and fastening methods that resemble macro-scale industrial systems but are of a special nature. No effort has been made prior to this presentation to collect the data in any systematic form for designers. The Finnish DFA-Tool software version 3.0 is the first attempt to try to formulate this problematic in a systematic and suitable presentation for product designers.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPrecision Assembly Technologies for Mini and Micro Products
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the IFIP TC5 WG5.5 Third International Precision Assembly Seminar (IPAS ’2006)
    EditorsSvetan Ratchev
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages149-154
    ISBN (Electronic)978-0-387-31277-4
    ISBN (Print)0-387-31276-5, 978-0-387-31276-7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2006
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event3rd International Precision Assembly Seminar, IPAS 2006 - Bad Hofgastein, Austria
    Duration: 19 Feb 200622 Feb 2006
    Conference number: 3

    Publication series

    SeriesIFIP International Federation for Information Processing
    Volume198
    ISSN1571-5736

    Conference

    Conference3rd International Precision Assembly Seminar, IPAS 2006
    Abbreviated titleIPAS 2006
    CountryAustria
    CityBad Hofgastein
    Period19/02/0622/02/06

    Keywords

    • micro-assembly
    • design for assembly
    • DFA
    • assemblability analysis

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