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MANUFACTURING A PRODUCT - 2

V. Ryan 2011-2017

 

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By V.Ryan  2. Materials such as polystyrene, nylon, polypropylene and polythene can be used in a process called injection moulding. These are thermoplastics - this means when they are heated and then pressured in a mould they can be formed into different shapes.

The desk tidy seen opposite has been made in one piece using this process.

With the aid of sketches and notes explain the manufacture of the top. Marks will be awarded for the quality of notes and sketches 
 
 
 
STAGE ONE: USE OF CAD (COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN)



 
STAGE TWO: INJECTION MOULDING



 
 
 
STAGE THREE: QUALITY FINISHING



 
 
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2D Computer Aided Design and Manufacture
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 Manufacturing a Basic DVD / CD Storage Unit - Batch Production
 
INJECTION MOULDING 
Injection Moulding 
Further example  of Injection Moulding 
More Injection Moulding
 
OTHER USEFUL PROCESSES 
Extrusion 
Blow Moulding 
Moulding through Compression 
Vacuum Forming - Blister Packaging 
 
FINISHING 
The Profile Cutter 
 
 
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