modular design


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modular design

a product DESIGN which facilitates the production of a wide variety of styles of a product using a limited range of common interchangeable components.
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Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is collaborating with aircraft designer and manufacturer AERALIS to develop a new family of training jet aircraft using a patent-pending modular design.
"We are very pleased to have Nicholas on-board as he is a recognised thought leader and innovator in the field of modular design and construction, delivering modular and prefabricated projects across multiple disciplines, cultures, building regulations and environments."
Dellner Brakes AB introduced two new heavy-duty disc brakes to its SKD range that, through a new modular design, are set to deliver more choice and outstanding stopping power at extremely competitive prices for large industrial, marine and offshore applications.
This modular design allows for onsite assembly and the ability to disassemble at a later date, move and reassemble.
While the G6 abandons the modular design found on the G5 - the G6 won't feature a removable battery - the G5's dual-camera and fingerprint sensor systems will carry over to its successor.
LG has already confirmed that it will ditch the modular design and now the company is teasing the device will be waterproof.
Its modular design offers shorter change over time, increased flexibility, and the ability to prototype evolving new coffee and non-coffee products.
The Seed Hawk Precision Seed Meter is a seed and granular fertilizer metering device that uses a modular design containing multiple electric drives to independently supply granular products to finite sections of the air seeder toolbar.
The I-Site 8820 long range laser scanner features a 20% increase in range, twice the data acquisition speed, 25% improvement in range accuracy and a new modular design. All the controls are built-in and the laser scanner is light enough to be carried single-handed.
Flexible, modular design allows for either front or side service access and a Cross-Contamination Barrier (CCB) is optional.
Each proposed mini-mart will be of a modular design and construction, allowing for a much shorter development process.
Google is already working on a concept called Project Ara, which in the near future could allow us to use modular design to customize the smartphone we really want.
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