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|GARDENING STORAGE UNIT ‘B’ - PRODUCT ANALYSIS|
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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.|
|A basic product analysis of the storage seat 'B' is written below.|
MATERIALS: The container / seat section is manufactured from polypropylene, supplied in a range of colours, according to customer requirements.
WHEELS: It has strong robust wheels, that enable it to carry heavy weights and also remain manoeuvrable. They are manufactured from tough nylon, with solid rubber tyres.
MOVEMENT: Very good movement when travelling straight, although more difficult to handle when turning corners.
WEIGHT: It is relatively lightweight, as the materials, polypropylene is lightweight.
HANDLE: The handle in the seat allows the ‘lid’ to be removed and storage to be accessed.
ELDERLY USE: Easy to use by elderly people, the elderly user may have problems bending down to pick it up or to open the lid.
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