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SCHOOL MASS PRODUCTION LINE - EXAMINATION QUESTION

AND POSSIBLE ANSWERS

V. Ryan 2011

 

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A Design and Technology Department in a Secondary School has invited Year 6 pupils, to manufacture a small product. The Year 6 class will be divided into small groups. Each group of pupils will work on their own production line, manufacturing the product.
 
Design a small product, that could be manufactured by Year 6 pupils on a production line. The product should have simple decoration

In the space below sketch a suitable product and add notes / labels to help describe it.
 
This is a simple letter rack. Translucent perspex is used to manufacture the front, pine for the base and MDF for the back. To add a little decoration, a vinyl cutter has been used to cut a stylish shape from sticky back vinyl. The shape is pressed on to the MDF.
 
 
 
ALTERNATIVE SKETCHES
 
 
LINKS TO RELEVANT SCALES OF PRODUCTION PAGES
 
What is a Production Line?
Introduction to Industrial Production Techniques
Scales of Production - an Introduction
Single Item / Prototype Production - Example 1
Single Item / Prototype Production - Example 2
Batch Production - Example 1
Batch Production - Example 2
Batch Production Exercise
Continuous Production - Example 1
Continuous Production - Example 2
Production Methods - Lesson Starter
 
 
 
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