Design has a very important role to play in quality. Well-designed emission control systems (and components) are the result of several factors:
- Taking full account of the targets which are required to be met
- Applying an understanding of the technology which is currently available
- Knowing about the manufacturing process and any limitations this may impose
- Learning from experience
It is also necessary to take into account our customers’ attitude towards risk i.e. how conservative they are. Where there are trade-offs between technical advantages and reliability we will make our customers aware of these and advise them accordingly.