Outdoor Picnic Furniture

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Outdoor Picnic Furniture by Mind Map: Outdoor Picnic Furniture

1. Consumer Protection

1.1. Consumer Safety Act

1.2. Trades description Act

1.3. Fire Safety Regulatioons

1.4. Sale of goods act

1.5. Offensive content

1.5.1. Offensive pictures or symbols (e.g. Swastika)

1.5.2. Choice of material. (e.g. No leather for vegan people)

2. Ergonomics

2.1. Comfort

3. Equipment / Process

3.1. Metal Forming

3.2. Injection Moulding

3.3. Vacuum Forming

3.4. Strip Heater

3.4.1. Safety

3.5. Wood Forming

4. Materials

4.1. Recycling

4.1.1. Wood, certain metals and plastic

4.2. Woods

4.2.1. Non-staining coat

4.3. Metals

4.3.1. Should be light, to make it easier to carry around

4.4. Plastics

4.4.1. Lightweight, useful for portable products

4.5. Adhesives

4.5.1. Non-toxic

4.6. Properties

4.6.1. Must not be toxic or contaminate food

4.6.2. Must last long in rough weather

4.6.2.1. No rusting

4.6.2.2. Slow wear

4.6.2.3. Musn't crack if dropped

5. Product Development

5.1. Existing Products

6. Evaluation and Testing

6.1. Check for improvement for next time

7. Health and Safety

7.1. Safety Symbols

7.1.1. British Standards

7.1.2. European

7.2. Weight

7.2.1. Portable

7.2.1.1. Lightweight

7.2.2. Secured to ground

7.2.2.1. Can be heavy

7.3. Stability

7.3.1. Must be able to support a family (around 4/5 people)

7.4. Sharp Edges

7.4.1. Should be reduced for safety, especially with the target population being children

7.5. Toxic materials

8. Design requirments

8.1. Client Requirements

8.1.1. Profits through sales

8.2. Consumer Requirments

8.3. Questionnaires / Surveys

8.4. Target Population

8.4.1. Families

8.4.1.1. 4-6 people

8.4.2. Children

8.4.2.1. Anthropometrics

8.4.3. Friends

8.5. Usage Properties

8.5.1. Portable products

8.5.1.1. Lightweight, usually collapsible

8.5.2. On-Site Facilities

8.5.2.1. Stable

8.5.2.1.1. Wide Base

8.5.2.1.2. Attachment to ground

9. Quantity Production

9.1. Thousands / Hundreds of thousands

9.1.1. Continuous

9.1.1.1. Batch

9.1.1.1.1. Thousands / Hundreds

9.2. Scales of production

9.2.1. single item

9.2.1.1. Bound to be more expensive than mass production

9.2.1.1.1. labour intensive

9.2.2. one off

9.2.3. mass / batch

10. Environment

10.1. Waste Reduction

10.2. Recycling

10.3. Sustainable Forests