There are many different ways in which a product can be manufactured, but most designers probably know only a handful of techniques in any detail. Using contemporary design as a vehicle to describe production processes, this book covers a broad range of almost 90 production methods with descriptive text, specially commissioned diagrams, product shots, and photographs of the manufacturing process. It will appeal not only to product designers involved in lighting, consumer electronics, packaging, domestic accessories and tableware, but also to interior designers, furniture and graphic designers who need access to a range of production methods, as well as to all students of design.Unit price vs capital investment For manual sand casting, the price is dependent on the cost of making a wooden pattern, with ... of the component being relatively cheap Automated processes are expensive, but will obviously produce lower unit costs. ... 195), this is a fairly time-consuming process Surface Casting in sand gives a surface that is very textured and that ... Further information www.icme org. ukanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Laurence King Publishing - 2007-06-28|