Solution

Solution


Cost Reduction Solution

How to reduce components and assembly processes?

Exchange blow molding is recommended.

Reduce costs by more than 40%

Below are examples of molded parts which were originally designed with both metal and rubber composition.

By applying the EXCHANGE process, a cost reduction of more than 40% was achieved.

Case of Air Flow Tube
  Traditional MES-EXCHANGE
(PP+TPO)
Cost difference
Total cost 100.0 56.8 -43.2
Ass'y Prcs 7 4 -3
Material cost 11.1 12.2 +1.1
Processing cost 35.7 24.3 -11.4
Rubber part 29.8 0 -29.8
Resonator 9.5 9.5 0
Insert part 0 5.2 +5.2
Clamp 13.9 5.6 -8.3
Air Flow Tube Traditional and MES-EXCHANGE Cost difference Chart