unit assembly

unit assembly

[′yü·nət ə′sem·blē]
(industrial engineering)
Assemblage of machine parts which constitutes a complete auxiliary part of an end item, and which performs a specific auxiliary function, and which may be removed from the parent item without itself being disassembled.
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During the winter cycle, steam is delivered to a heating coil within the fan section of the unit assembly.
MBN, which employs about 300 people, specialises in chassis and unit assembly, as well as in cockpit and front-end installation.
Through this series of investments, including the forthcoming rotor manufacturing shop, MHI looks to enhance its US base structure incrementally: commencing with the manufacture of gas and steam turbine core components and main unit assembly, followed by the provision of a wide range of maintenance and upgrading services for gas and steam turbines, including rotors and other major components.
Standard features include: two-part hi-buildup epoxy finish on tank and skid; centri-clean air flow and filtration system for maximum use between service to filter, and easy access; quiet drive system with remote acoustical/baffled silencer; a skid-built unit assembly to allow remounting as one-piece unit; and a custom trailer with "V" tail cutout for cleaner dumping.
This includes an expansion of the JSF major unit assembly facility and a 4,600[m.
The group now comprises Newbury-based AWS Cemgraft which provides highly complex SMT and rapid prototyping of PCBs, Bedford-based AWS Jantec which offers repair and maintenance services, AWS Electronics (Stone) in Staffordshire, another contract manufacturing service provider specialising in large unit assembly, as well as a lower-cost production facility in Slovakia, AWS Slovakia sro.
UGS PLM Software, a division of Siemens, offers new functionality in the latest release of UGS Solid Edge[TM] V20 software, which can help boost the performance of massive unit assembly designs.
Louis has received $8 million in contracts from Raytheon Missile Systems to provide complex cable assemblies and an integrated firing unit assembly for the tactical Tomahawk cruise missile.
manufacturing remains a viable option for unit assembly because the total combination of project requirements add up to competitive total cost when balanced against lead-time issues, business model preferences and support flexibility options typically found offshore.
But, in the case of the high-volume axle drive unit assembly where cost is the key driving factor, we wanted to establish a stable process with no downtimes and reproducible high quality.