Archive for February, 2007

Feb 04 2007

The “Good Part”

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People always want “good parts”.  They think it is birthed from a good design that strictly adheres to good design practices, the tightest possible tolerances, and precision manufacturing.  Nice to dream about but it never happens because it isn’t realistic.  So what is a Good Design or a Good Part? Continue Reading »

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Feb 04 2007

Knowing What You Don’t Know

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Why is it our customers or our staff think we are a repository of All Knowledge?  The key to exploiting technologies is first admitting that you don’t know, then seeking advice and counsel from folks who make their living by doing what you don’t know. Continue Reading »

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Feb 01 2007

Perfect Parts Vol. 2

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Why is it identical parts can be good today, and rejected tomorrow? Why does the inspector have a bad hair day and nothing you ship is accepted? Why are you racking your brains trying to anticipate and outthink the buyer or your customer’s inspector? Here are some tips. Continue Reading »

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