The right technical documentation can make all the difference between success and failure of a particular mechanical design. While the best designs are easy to use and their function is clear to experts, it is of utmost importance to make sure that the supporting documentation is easily accessible to those who are not necessarily experts, but may still need to utilise the full functionality of the product. The last thing you want for an end product is for people to underestimate its value.
So, to allow users and potential sellers of your products or components to get the best from them, you need more than great mechanical design or obsolescence management. A clear and concise but comprehensive instruction manual is a must. Often great products get let down by poor instruction manual design. Read more