Effect of product end-of-life options and disassembly level on cost and environmental impact

Tumkor S., Der M., Fidan I.

32nd North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC), Charlottetown, Canada, 1 - 04 June 2004, pp.287-294 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Charlottetown
  • Country: Canada
  • Page Numbers: pp.287-294
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


This paper discusses selective disassembly for determining appropriate End of Life (EOL) options for manufactured products, set against often conflicting objectives of minimizing environmental impact and minimizing deficit. As a case study a pump motor of a washing machine has been investigated.