DFMPro - A CAD based extensible tool for automated Design for Manufacturability (DFM) reviews
Innovations 2010 - DFMPro is an innovative CAD integrated design for manufacturing tool. DFMPro highlights areas in a design which have manufacturability issues and also provides suggestions and best practices followed by the industry or the organization to overcome such issues. Current modules of DFMPro can process machining and sheet metal components. The injection molding module provides the ability to find out manufacturability issues related to plastics components at design stage. It also provides information to the users on design areas which are going to reduce the life of the tool or increase the cost.