Tooling / Prototype Design
Specialized area of manufacturing engineering which comprises the analysis, planning, design, construction and application of tools, methods and procedures necessary to increase manufacturing productivity.
Use of engineering techniques to create a machine or structure economically, in order to satisfy the requirements of a customer. It gives the basic idea of how a machine will look and function.
Steps to Quote your Product Development
REQUIRED STANDARDS, PRACTICES, AND COMPONENTS
DRAWINGS, SAMPLE PARTS, AND TOOLING
ANNUAL VOLUMES AND DESIRED CYCLE TIMES
REQUIRED INSPECTION AND/OR TESTING
BUDGET AND/OR ROI EXPECTATIONS