A leading US-based manufacturer and distributor of non-acute medical equipment and respiratory products. They wanted to reverse engineer and upgrade their existing power wheelchair model with advanced motorised features.

Business Requirements / Challenge

There was a stringent deadline attached. In view of faster time to market requirements, they were needing our support in designing the shrouds (which is outer part with aesthetic importance) with minimum guidance

Our task was to provide them with Shrouds design solutions and to create innovative design concepts.

Our Solution / Services

Scoping & Information collection

Concept generation & evaluation

Onward suggested multiple concepts taking care of design for manufacturability, design for assembly and serviceability Material and process selection – a major component of the design aspect

Proposed tooling layouts for all parts considering aesthetic requirements

Material and process selection.

Customer Benefits / Deliverables

Strong governance and first time right design principles led to clearance in first design review.

Prototypes built at customer end were assembled first time right owing to perfect designs

Time to market needs were met as expected due to reduced prototyping timelines.