Exceeding Boeing's D6-51991 Requirements

Helping Boeing Suppliers get the most out of their Manufacturing Process

Boeing was one of the first manufacturers to lead the aerospace industry in defining supplier requirements for Digital Product/Model Based Definition (DPD/MBD) using their D6-51991 process. In past years, aerospace suppliers focused on the main requirement of the D6-51991 supplier quality process- Data Exchange Methods- Translations throughout their manufacturing of Boeing parts.

Recently, aerospace suppliers have also used this requirement in ways to enhance their overall manufacturing process for not only CAD model translation assurance, but for revision control of manufacturing change orders, long term archiving and storage requirements, as well as a variety of quality based, step-gates throughout their plants. Although the primary purpose of the D6-51991 specification still focuses on "maintaining data integrity of DPD throughout all operations", suppliers are challenged in different ways with this "data integrity" requirement.

While CAD model translations from authority to export are becoming better, the increase in volume of the CAD models coming through the supplier system because of long over-due production requirements, along with increased tolerance specifications- GD&T, PMI and FT&A, have forced many aerospace suppliers to re-exam and modify their manufacturing processes to fully insure complete data integrity on all CAD models from the start, using many different tools.

Capvidia is here to support you, the Boeing Supplier!

Capvidia offers easy to use, cost effective CAD model translation and validation software, and can also provide ad-hoc file validation outsource services that can help you exceed the requirements for the Boeing D6-51991 and pass your audit with flying colors.

As a Boeing supplier or general aerospace supplier, you can take advantage of Capvidia's extensive experience and practices we have gained over the many years working directly with Boeing's supplier quality managers and engineers.

Capvidia has put together a suite of complementary technologies to allow the Boeing supplier to exceed their own manufacturing requirements and ensure complete data integrity throughout all manufacturing operations.

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PDF Boeing D6-51991

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