Manufacturing Process Development

Manufacturing Readiness Level 5 (MRL 5) requires to answer all questions below with “YES”:

Trade studies and laboratory experiments result in development of key manufacturing processes and initial sigma levels?
Preliminary manufacturing assembly sequences identified?
Process, tooling, inspection, and test equipment in development?
Significant engineering and design changes?
Quality and reliability levels not yet established?
Tooling and machines demonstrated in the laboratory?
Physical and functional interfaces have not been completely defined?

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