Materials Technology


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An Activity

Crazy Eights


Primary Manufacturing Process Poster

Assignment

Students working in groups of 1 or 2 will research, design, and fabricate a poster depicting a primary manufacturing process. The student groups will then present their posters to the class.

Topics

Links for Poster

About LEAN Manufacturing

Manufacturing Video

For Manufacturing Posters

Note: You may not use someone else's original work.


Web of Materials

Metal

Ferrous Metal

Cast Iron

1,000's of Alloys of Steel and Stainless Steel

Non-Ferrous

Aluminium, Copper, Zinc, Lead, Chromium, Titanium

Polymer

Natural (Wood)

Hard Wood

Ash, basswood, birch, cherry, mahogany, maple, oak, poplar, walnut

Softwoods

Cedar, fir, pine, redwood, spruce (What is a board foot?)

Synthetic (Plastic)

Thermoplastic

ABS, Acetal, Acrylic, Cellulose acetate, Nylon, Polycarbonate, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polystyrene, Polyurethane, Polyvinyl Chloride, Vinyl Acetate

Thermoset

Amino Plastics, Epoxy, Polyester, Polytetraflouroethyiene, Silicone

Ceramics

Clay-based

Bricks and Blocks

Gypsum products (plaster, wallboard and lathe)

Pottery and China

Refractories

Heat Shield, Firebrick

Glasses (Sand + Soda Ash + Lime + Heat)

Tempered, regular

Note: Plexiglas is a Synthetic Polymer

Abrasives

Silicon Carbide (CarborundumTM), and aluminium oxide

Composite Materials

Layered composites

Plywood, safety glass

Fiber-Reinforced Composites

FRP of woven glass, kevlar, or Carbon Fiber

Particle composites

Concrete (cement, gravel, sand, and water)
Wood Based

The Materials Project


Web of Processes

Casting and Foundry

Forming or Metalworking

Rolling

Forging

Extrusion

Wire, rod, and tube drawing

Cold forming and forging

Machining

Turning Processes

Milling Processes

Drilling Processes

Shearing Processes

Abrasive Machining Processing

Thermal and Chemical Processes

Joining and Assembly

Rapid Prototyping

Other


Last updated on 4 February 2014 by P.A. Wiedorn

 

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