News: Definitions of manufacturing design terminology
Global standards body BSI has published the second part of its series of guidelines for manufactured products.
Monday, 20th July 2009
BS 887-2:2009 'Design for manufacture, assembly, disassembly and end-of-life processing' aims to remove ambiguity surrounding design terminology. Its list of defintions covers remanufacture , carbon footprint, end-of-life, reuse and recondition, and is meant to apply to all types of manufacture. The next two standards for manufactured products will focus on best practice and remanufacturing.