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Design & product specification

Design management is an area that is often overlooked; this can lead to waste and missed opportunities.

The BS 8887 series address designing for manufacture, assembly, disassembly and end-of-life processing (MADE). This can help reduce the environmental impact of your product, or help you to make a valuable near-new product from and old one.

The BS 7000 series of standards addresses the issues surrounding design management from initial outset of the design of a product through to the end of its lifecycle and when it becomes obsolescent.

BS 8888 provides the definitive set of requirements for technical product specifications

The standards cover a range of industry sectors including construction, manufacturing and the service industry.

Browse all technical product realization standards

Key standards and publications

BS 8888 series

BS 8888:2008
Technical Product Specification. Specification

BS 8888:2008
Technical product specification (TPS). CD-ROM

BS 8887 series

BS 8887-1:2006
Design for manufacture, assembly, disassembly and end-of-life processing (MADE). General concepts, process and requirements

BS 8887-2:2009
Design for manufacture, assembly, disassembly and end-of-life processing (MADE). Terms and definitions

BS 8887-220:2010
Design for manufacture, assembly, disassembly and end-of-life processing (MADE). The process of remanufacture. Specification

BS 7000 Series

BS 7000-1:2008
Design management systems. Guide to managing innovation

See all the standards for the BS 7000 series. Design management systems

Other standards

BS EN 62402:2007 Obsolescence management. Application guide

BS 939:2007
Engineers' squares (including cylindrical and block squares). Specification

BS EN 62075:2008
Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment. Environmentally conscious design 

 

See also:

Nanotechnology

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