Case Study

Component Cost Reduction: Manifolds

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Mounting six solenoid valves in a tight space requires a carefully designed manifold. The original version included features in three dimensions and required six machining setups to produce.

The Solution

Manufacturing and design worked together to simplify the design to a flat block / hexahedron to eliminate machining setups and ease assembly. Reduced the cost of this component by over 60%.
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The Outcome

A pneumatic switching manifold used in the ocean sensor system.
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