breadboard model

breadboard model

[′bred‚bȯrd ‚mäd·əl]
(engineering)
Uncased assembly of an instrument or other piece of equipment, such as a radio set, having its parts laid out on a flat surface and connected together to permit a check or demonstration of its operation.
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The activity will initially concentrate on the thrust head technology design modifications and manufacturing process development culminating in the manufacture and experimental performance validation of a high thrust density Colloid Thrust Head breadboard model.
The pilot project of a manufacturing execution system implementation specially developed by Siemens AG for discrete manufacture has come closer to its basic operating stage by breadboard model delivery on Proton-PM (Perm Motors) Public Corporation, one of the largest enterprises of the space and rocket industry of the Russian Federation.
of SITEK Group, a provider of adaptive operations execution software solutions and advanced planning systems for manufacturing organizations in Russia, Europe and CIS, the main Competence center on MES-systems authorized by Siemens AG and the Russian Proton-PM (Perm Motors) space and rocket industry enterprise performed the next stage of the ongoing project having finished the system engineering by successful delivery of a test example on MCIS (Motion Control Information System) breadboard model on December 23rd , 2010.
The objective of this activity is the design development and testing of a fully functioning breadboard model for additive layer manufacturing (ALM) for potential in-flight demonstration aboard the ISS.