Project Description


Customer needed design assistance with a USB 3.0 connector. Their original design required multiple plastic and forming tools, making it too expensive.


  • Redesign with less tooling but still meeting USB 3.0 spec.

Services Performed

  • DNA Asia created a design using a 1pc plastic housing and terminal requiring only 1 set of stamping tools; substantially lowering tooling cost.


  • New design and QA Qualification was completed in 2 weeks.
  • Lead time for tooling was 6 weeks and first article an addition 2 weeks.

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