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EXAMINATION QUESTIONS - 5

V. Ryan © 2008

 

The product shown to the left is a ‘picnic chair. It is made in one piece from a type of plastic and there are no joints.

 
 
1. Name a suitable material:
 
2. Describe four properties the material possesses and why each property is important for the product.
 
PROPERTY 1:
 
WHY IMPORTANT :
 
 
 
PROPERTY 2:
 
WHY IMPORTANT :
 
 
 
PROPERTY 3:
 
WHY IMPORTANT :
 
 
 
PROPERTY 4:
 
WHY IMPORTANT :
 
 
 

3. Below is a piece of machinery that is used to manufacture the picnic chair. Name the machine, label the parts and describe the process of manufacture.

   
MACHINE NAME:
 
PROCESS DESCRIPTION:
 
 

4. The outside furniture seen below is manufactured from steel flats and rectangular section steel. There are a number of safety issues with this design. List three safety issues.

 
SAFETY ISSUE 1:
 
EXPLANATION:
 
 
 
 
SAFETY ISSUE 2:
 
EXPLANATION:
 
 
 
 
SAFETY ISSUE 3:
 
EXPLANATION:
 
 
 
 

How can the design be improved and in particular how can it be made safe. Use sketches and notes to explain your suggestions.

   

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