Dos and Don'ts for Designers

Jensen, Cecil, Helsel, Jay and Short, Dennis. “The Nineteen Chapter.” Engineering Drawing & Design. Mc Graw Hill, 2008. 686-701. Print. 

Designers want reliably functioning parts that are dependably procurable at the lowest installed cost. They can best meet their needs by consulting with vendors and understanding custom-metal part manufacturing and pricing.  Here is the checklist to use in the design of the part or assembly: