Fast Prototyping Helps GE Meet Customers' Changing Tastes

December 2010
Assembly;Dec2010, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p22
The article reports that General Electric Co. (GE) calls for the services of 3-Dimensional Services Group in order to create a rapid prototype of the outer door panels for the five new models of GE's refrigerator. It mentions that the doors of the five models are expected to be shaped with smooth or textured, prepainted cold-rolled steel with 0.024 - 0.032 thickness. It also adds that the parts were examined with coordinating measuring machines (CMMs) to ensure dimensional accuracy.


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