This stage covers the design and development of the prototype product following designs produced in the previous stage.
Here, the hardware prototype components are produced with the support of the manufacturing engineering staff. Integration of manufacturing factors and design factors are assured by involving manufacturing engineers in producing prototypes for testing and user approval. Components include power assembly, chassis, computer package, exhaust and emission control, supply chain contract partnerships, electrical components, and necessary drawings and graphics. Components are tested against six sigma quality standards set in the design.
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