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Calling All Engineers: Beyond Form, Fit and Function for Formulated Products

Calling All Engineers: Beyond Form, Fit and Function for Formulated ProductsLike most engineers, I learned about rules of interchangeability back in school. These rules help companies decide whether a product change should require a new item number or simply a revision of the same item number. The standard “form, fit and function” (F/F/F) definition has served the needs of discrete manufacturers well for a long time. But what about formulated products? Continue reading