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Build quality Build quality


  • Failure mode A substandard base can reduce stability.
  • Durability feature Rubber feet provide adequate friction on most surfaces.
  • Cost

Good practices

  • Good practicesRobust rubber feet should be used to provide friction and stability.
  • Good practices Robust engineering grade plastics should be used throughout.

Bad practices

  • Bad practicesPoor (or no) feet make the unit unstable.
  • Bad practices Excessive flexing in the case (or gaps in joins) make the unit fragile and compromise the finish.

Key facts

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  • Failure mode Failure mode
  • Durability features Durability features
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  • Low cost Low cost
  • Cost neutral Cost neutral
  • High cost High cost