our digital manufacturing ecosystem
Global Manufacturing Network
People on the ground
3D Printing Materials
Urethane Casting Materials
Digital Manufacturing Resources
Learn about fictiv
DFM for CNC Machining
2020 State of Manufacturing Report
Introducing Fictiv Radical Transparency: An Industry-First Solution for Production Visibility
In bringing a new product to market, it is a progressive process to optimize mechanical designs for manufacturability. Early on, it’s critical to learn the fundamentals of what can and cannot be manufactured. But there’s another level in the learning process: how to minimize the challenge of manufacturing. Without careful consideration, it can be easy to get locked into a design that is higher cost and takes longer to manufacture.
In this three-part engineering master class series, Fictiv manufacturing engineers and experienced mechanical product design experts will teach you how to minimize the challenges of CNC machining and design parts that are cheaper, faster, and less risky to produce.
Manufacturing Design and Least Effort CNC Machining
This module introduces the “effort” model for understanding the factors that drive CNC machining cost, lead time, and risk.
Design Requirements and CNC Manufacturing Effort
This module examines higher complexity designs where effort can not be minimized and techniques for reducing relative effort.
Minimizing Effort for High Complexity Mechanical Designs
This module explores how to reduce effort in the most complex designs that appear in aerospace, medical, and robotics industries.
How machining effort is impacted by changes in part size, geometry, material, look and feel, and tolerances
How to avoid unnecessary manufacturing effort and save major cost and lead time overruns
How to reduce costs and risks of machining for high performance, high complexity, high precision parts
In conjunction with the online Master class course, we are hosting a three-webinar series led by Fictiv manufacturing engineers and mechanical product design experts.
Manufacturing Design: Minimizing Cost & Lead Time
Learn the concept of design for least effort CNC machining, to design parts with minimal effort.
Wednesday November 11, 2020
10am PST / 1pm EST
Michael Martin, David Mayer
Design Requirements for CNC Manufacturability
Learn how design requirements drive incremental manufacturing effort and how to keep effort minimized.
Wednesday December 2, 2020
10am PST / 1pm EST
Swetha Sriram, Jon Drury
Optimizing DFM for Complex Mechanical Designs
Learn how to manage manufacturing effort in complex designs that are on the edge of manufacturability for CNC machining.
Wednesday December 9, 2020
William Burke, David Cagle, Gregg Miner
Manufacturing Engineer, Fictiv
Co-Founder and CEO, Five Flute
Senior Technical Project Manager, Fictiv
Co-Owner and CNC Machinist,
Head of Mechanical Engineering, Synapse
Senior Mechanical Applications Engineer, Fictiv
Gregg Miner, Owner, Gregg Miner Development (GMD)