6. Refrigerator Design for disassembly and reassembly

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As mentioned in the book, Products that last, this strategy has overlap with the previous three strategies. One extra possibility that this strategy brings is that components of other products assembled to build something different.

6.1 The insulation can be used for decades so the housing with insulation should be easy to separate from the electronics.
6.2 The vacuum pump should be housed and connected in such a way that it can be replaced by a different one. It could be a more efficient one (upgrade) or a pump from a different manufacture because this particular one could be out of stock in the future. (Inverted standardization)