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    Discussion in 'The main mechanical design forum' started by GarethW, Apr 21, 2012.

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    How do you choose manufacturing processes or materials for new designs?

    1. Using material/process selection software

      2 vote(s)
      11.1%
    2. Based on previous experience

      12 vote(s)
      66.7%
    3. Asking suppliers/manufacturers

      9 vote(s)
      50.0%
    4. Asking other engineers

      7 vote(s)
      38.9%
    5. Use the same materials/processes as used in earlier projects

      7 vote(s)
      38.9%
    6. Books

      8 vote(s)
      44.4%
    7. Internet

      6 vote(s)
      33.3%
    8. Other (explain below)

      1 vote(s)
      5.6%
    9. All of the Above

      1 vote(s)
      5.6%
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    1. Chris_jzw

      Chris_jzw New Member

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      like most guys, i select material base on previous experienc, but it really limited.After all we are human being.
      i think use software to help is a great idea.if there are some software available.it may enlarge you options significantely.
       
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