A Management Strategy for Implementing Snap-Fit Technology

This article discusses issues associated with moving from a threaded fastener culture to one that can make an informed choice between threaded fastener and snap-fit attachments and then successfully implement snap-fits when they are appropriate. The key phrase here is 'informed choice'. Both attachment methods have a place in product design; the important issue from a product cost/quality/reliability standpoint is to make the correct fastening technology choice and then properly execute the attachment.

Provided by: Business Briefings Topic: Software Date Added: Apr 2003 Format: PDF

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