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PRODUCT ANALYSIS - FOLDING TROLLEY TWO

V. Ryan 2010

 

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Product analysis involves looking closely at existing products and identifying how they work, the materials they are made from, the industrial processes used to manufacture them and their key features. It may also involves the designer asking the general public or potential customers what they think of the product. The aim of product analysis is to help the designer develop even better designs and products in the future.

The trolley below is an Aluminium Folding Trolley, light weight trolley for a wide variety of general uses.
 
 
The trolley folds away and can be stored in a small space.
 
 
 
A basic product analysis of trolley 'B' is written below.
 
MATERIALS: This folding trolley is manufactured mainly from aluminium. The handle is manufactured from steel tube, chrome plated. The shelf is manufactured from sheet steel, painted to prevent rust.

WHEELS: It has strong robust wheels that enable it to carry reasonable, everyday weights. As it has two wheels it is extremely manoeuvrable although with heavy weights it can be difficult to balance.

MOVEMENT: Rubber tyres minimise the noise at it is pushed along and ensures quite smooth movement.


WEIGHT: It is a light weight trolley due to the combination of materials from which it is manufactured.

HANDLE: The handle is height adjustable.


COST: A low cost trolley (20).
 
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