A2 Product Design

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Mind Map on A2 Product Design, created by jackrobinson121 on 27/05/2014.
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A2 Product Design
  1. Sustainability
    1. Life Cycle Analysis
      1. 1. Obtaining of Raw Material
        1. 3. Processing of the material
          1. 4. Manufacture
            1. 5. Use (Product Life)/ maintenance
              1. 6. Disposal/Recycle
                1. 2. Transport
                2. Recycling/Disposal
                  1. Risk Assessment
                    1. Identification of risk.
                      1. Decide who may be harmed and how
                        1. Evaluate the risk and take action
                          1. Record findings and implement them if necessary
                            1. Review and update
                            2. Issues/Implications
                              1. Moral
                                1. Social
                                  1. Cultural
                                    1. Aesthetics
                                      1. Do certain aspects of the product have the ability to offend anyone?
                                      2. Environmental
                                        1. Sourcing of the material
                                          1. Transport
                                            1. Energy Use
                                          2. Marketing
                                            1. Manufacturing methods
                                              1. Wood
                                                1. Slash Sawing/ Through & Through sawing
                                                  1. Cheap
                                                    1. Common
                                                      1. Can lead to faults
                                                      2. Quarter Sawing
                                                        1. Expensive
                                                          1. Less imperfections
                                                            1. More wasteful on the wood
                                                          2. Metal
                                                            1. Casting
                                                              1. Gravity Die Casting
                                                                1. Pressure Die Casting
                                                                  1. Investment Casting
                                                                    1. Sand Casting
                                                                  2. Plastic
                                                                    1. Injection moulding
                                                                      1. Rotational moulding
                                                                        1. Thermoforming
                                                                          1. Line Bending
                                                                      2. Finishing methods - they are used to improve aesthetics and preserve the product
                                                                        1. Varnish
                                                                          1. Requires various layers/coats
                                                                            1. Oil Based
                                                                              1. Water Based
                                                                              2. Paint
                                                                                1. A coat of Primer will be needed
                                                                                  1. Requires various layers
                                                                                  2. Wax
                                                                                    1. Bees Wax
                                                                                      1. Brywax
                                                                                      2. Oils
                                                                                        1. Linseed Oil
                                                                                          1. Teak Oil
                                                                                          2. Metals
                                                                                            1. Galvanising (zinc coated) counters weathering
                                                                                              1. Electrolysing
                                                                                            2. Management of Resources
                                                                                              1. Manufacture Methods
                                                                                                1. Job Production
                                                                                                  1. Job production where items are made individually and each item is finished before the next one is started.
                                                                                                  2. Mass Production
                                                                                                    1. Mass production is the production of large amounts of standardized products, including and especially on assembly lines.
                                                                                                    2. Batch Production
                                                                                                      1. Batch production where groups of items are made together. Each batch is finished before starting the next block of goods
                                                                                                    3. Labour Issues
                                                                                                      1. Skilled enough workforce
                                                                                                        1. Minimum wage
                                                                                                          1. Personal needs
                                                                                                          2. Materials
                                                                                                            1. Wood
                                                                                                              1. Manufactured Board
                                                                                                                1. MDF, Chipboard, Blockboard, Plywood
                                                                                                                2. Softwood
                                                                                                                  1. E.g - Pine (Scots, Parana, Pitch), Yew, Cedar
                                                                                                                  2. Hardwood
                                                                                                                    1. E.g - Beech, Oak, Ash, Mahogany, Teak
                                                                                                                  3. Metal
                                                                                                                    1. Ferrous
                                                                                                                      1. E.g - Steel
                                                                                                                      2. Non-Ferrous
                                                                                                                        1. E.g - Aluminium, Copper
                                                                                                                        2. Alloys
                                                                                                                          1. E.g - Brass, Stainless Steel
                                                                                                                        3. Plastics
                                                                                                                          1. Thermosetting
                                                                                                                            1. Polyester Resin, Epoxy Resin
                                                                                                                            2. Thermoforming
                                                                                                                              1. E.g - HDPE, LDPE, Polypropylene, HIPS, Nylon, Acrylic, PVC
                                                                                                                          2. Specification
                                                                                                                            1. Evaluation
                                                                                                                              1. Testing
                                                                                                                                1. Destructive Testing
                                                                                                                                  1. Non-Destructive Testing
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