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Jun 25, 2015

Connector supplier Article #13: Connector Manufacturing Process Validation

Connector Manufacturing Process Validation

George Bedorf, Principal Consultant 

Connectors are made from plastic and metal. The selection of these materials, including metal finishing, along with very precise and detailed mechanical parameters, are described on production drawings and related specifications. Connectors that meet all the specified design requirements are manufactured and tested to validate the connector performance. A test report and product specification provides proof that the design satisfies the customers’ requirements. Often, connector performance problems in customers’ applications are a result of product that was not manufactured to specified design requirements. Manufacturing process validation will reduce the risk that this will occur..

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