Design Tech- Plastics, Manufacturing Processes

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Manufacturing Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following can be used for injection moulding?
    • A. 

      HDPE

    • B. 

      Acrylic

    • C. 

      PVC

  • 2. 
    Which of the following can be used for injection moulding?
    • A. 

      PS

    • B. 

      LDPE

    • C. 

      Acrylic

  • 3. 
    Which of the following can be used for blow moulding?
    • A. 

      ABS

    • B. 

      PP

    • C. 

      Nylon

  • 4. 
    Which of the following can be used for vacuum forming?
    • A. 

      ABS

    • B. 

      Acrylic

    • C. 

      PP

  • 5. 
    Select the plastics that can be used for Vaccum forming
    • A. 

      HDPE

    • B. 

      LDPE

    • C. 

      PP

    • D. 

      PS

    • E. 

      Acrylic

    • F. 

      PET

    • G. 

      Nylon

    • H. 

      ABS

    • I. 

      PVC

    • J. 

      HIPS

  • 6. 
    Select the plastics that can be used for injection moulding
    • A. 

      HDPE

    • B. 

      LDPE

    • C. 

      PP

    • D. 

      PS

    • E. 

      Acrylic

    • F. 

      PET

    • G. 

      Nylon

    • H. 

      ABS

    • I. 

      PVC

    • J. 

      HIPS

  • 7. 
    Select the plastics that can be used for blow moulding
    • A. 

      HDPE

    • B. 

      LDPE

    • C. 

      PP

    • D. 

      PS

    • E. 

      Acrylic

    • F. 

      PET

    • G. 

      Nylon

    • H. 

      ABS

    • I. 

      PVC

    • J. 

      HIPS

  • 8. 
    What are the features of injection moulding
    • A. 

      Fast

    • B. 

      Can be labour intensive

    • C. 

      Produces a good surface finish

    • D. 

      Can be used for mass production

    • E. 

      Is economical for one off production

    • F. 

      Cost effective once the mould has been produced

    • G. 

      Can produce high volumes of the product

    • H. 

      Is suitable for batch production

    • I. 

      Is flexible

    • J. 

      Can produce complex shapes

    • K. 

      Produces hollow shapes

    • L. 

      Requires no further surface finishing

    • M. 

      Corners of the product have little stress

    • N. 

      The final product has no seams

  • 9. 
    A mould for vacuum forming to produce a quality outcome needs to:
    • A. 

      Have a high quality surface finish to give a good quality final product

    • B. 

      Be big

    • C. 

      Have shallow angles on it

    • D. 

      Have draft angles to allow the release of the product

    • E. 

      Shouldn't be too big to reduce the chance of webbing

    • F. 

      Should be made from a material that is heat resistant

    • G. 

      Should be made out of a material that can deform

  • 10. 
    A mould for sand casting to produce a quality outcome needs to:
    • A. 

      Have a high quality surface finish to give a good quality final product

    • B. 

      Be big

    • C. 

      Be made from a porous material

    • D. 

      Be very detailed

    • E. 

      Have two halves

    • F. 

      Be a negative of what the final product should be

    • G. 

      Have two holes, the pouring basin, runner and riser

  • 11. 
    RPT advantages
    • A. 

      Allows the designer to interact with a product to inform him on design decisions

    • B. 

      Allows the product to be made more ergonomically

    • C. 

      It is cost effective compared to the effects of manufacturing an incorrect model

    • D. 

      It is quick

    • E. 

      It is cheaper than any other method of manufacturing

    • F. 

      It allows products to be made interactively

    • G. 

      Allows products to be printed directly from CAD

    • H. 

      It is more accurate than any other way

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