FOR PROTOTYPES & DESIGN VERIFICATION
It is also experienced in ensuring parts from suppliers are manufactured to OEM requirements, and meet the required performance, size, validation, homologation and quality requirements prior to release.
By providing this comprehensive service to its OEM clients, it can increase overall
vehicle program efficiency in cost & time and ensure that ergonomic requirements
It will represent the client in ensuring the supplier meets all the OEM and program requirements for component packaging, specification and releasing. Contechs engineers will also represent the supplier at the OEMs location.
With large numbers of smaller component suppliers looking to feed into the UK vehicle manufacturing supply chain, Contechs is able to provide a valuable service in supporting both their business ambitions and the quality and efficiency requirements of its OEM clients.
DMDVA ensures that any variation in the tolerances and dimensions of individual components during the manufacturing process does not compromise the overall integrity of the vehicle design. Variation can occur both in manufacturing accuracy, and in the assembly process.
Contechs secures consistency by using laser scanning and statistical analysis to obtain precise dimensional data. It will work to eliminate as much of the variation as possible and design in quality features in the vehicle so that any variations that do occur are contained within areas that are not visible to the consumer.
The management and analysis tools can be deployed to monitor key areas of each vehicle program phase including pre-concept, concept, design, validation and launch.
Design Verification Processes (DVP) are applied to all areas with Contechs’ engineers ensuring all tests are passed and that any issues or faults that are signalled are thoroughly and promptly rectified prior to release.
Similarly it is able to provide suppliers with accurate briefs on what the OEM client requires and represent them in any subsequent discussions with the OEM.
It will oversee the supplier’s parts manufacturing operations and monitor the fulfilment of PSW and PPAP issues to ensure parts are totally acceptable and with the correct material properties.