Specific Integration of Test and Quality Assurance Measures into the Process of Vehicle Assembly 950822

Awareness of quality and costs are an important requirement in the automotive manufacturing. New ways have to be found to achieve this goal so that the complex quality assurance at the end of the assembly process can be simplified.
Structuring vehicle parts according to the principle of functional modules which themselves can be tested as complete units is a way to achieve this.
Documentation of test cycles and their integration into the assembly process results in enormous savings in rework and investment in the end of line. This fact is explained below with the examples “brake system” and “chassis”.


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