Contributing Technical Experts http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/18551/more en From Napkin to Final Product, One PCB Design’s Journey (Part 2) http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> Follow a designer from doodling on a napkin to producing a final product for a new PCB. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Follow a designer from doodling on a napkin to producing a final product for a new PCB.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-2#comments Contributing Technical Experts Controllers Recreation Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:44:00 +0000 64891 at http://machinedesign.com Measuring Product Development Productivity http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/measuring-product-development-productivity <div 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href="http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-1#comments Contributing Technical Experts Controllers Recreation Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:07:00 +0000 64391 at http://machinedesign.com 6 Factors to Consider Before Moving to Automated Inspection http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/6-factors-consider-moving-automated-inspection <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Helmut Hamfeld, Freudenberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A properly programmed automatic-visual-inspection system can significantly reduce the risk of bad inspections, and lead to reduced costs over time.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/6-factors-consider-moving-automated-inspection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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