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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
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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