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Internet Commerce for Manufacturing Product Data

Published

Author(s)

Curtis H. Parks

Abstract

Printed circuit assemblies (PCA) typically are designed on computer aided design (CAD) systems, checked, then released for manufacture. The released design description typically consists of a top assembly drawing and a series of data files which are used in various stages of manufacture. The Internet Commerce for Manufacturing Project proposed the development of a system to deliver design data in a form that could be viewed over the Internet. This paper describes the user interface developed for an Internet delivery system. Two ways to present a design using electronic hypertext media are described. The second set of electronic product data packages were validated for completeness and utility in the process of an actual procurement.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6320
Report Number
6320

Keywords

electronic commerce, internet commerce for manufacturing, National Advanced Manufacturing Testbed, printed circuit assembly, product data page

Citation

Parks, C. (1999), Internet Commerce for Manufacturing Product Data, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 25, 2024)

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Created April 1, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017