Finishing and assembly phases on the first A Cat platform.
Validating important choices both technical and logistical.
As explained in the brief, each choice has several components and must strike a balance between performance, reliability, durability, cost and being repeatable in a scaleable production context.
Building information into the tooling is vital to keeping production hours within economically sustainable limits.
The supply chain is relatively complex and identifying the best suppliers, methods of transportation and lead times has been a very interesting challenge.
We are looking forward to reporting on the first on-the-water tests.