Materials Used In Manufacturing, Model Making and Packaging - GCSE Graphics

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Materials Used In Manufacturing, Model Making and Packaging - Graphics
Material Products/Exampl Why? Bio-degra
es dable
Quality white card Quality packaging Excellent printable Yes
Model making surface
Posters Relatively cheap
Calling cards Recyclable
Birthday cards Can be formed into a
Invitations variety of complex
shapes
Polypropylene sheet General packaging Absorbs shock No
Crisp packets Range of colours
Folders Scratch resistant
Door signs Easy to mould, shape,
Road signs cut
Trays Easy to vacuum form
Foam board Model making Easy to cut/shape No
Point Of Sale (POS) High
stands strength-to-weight
Presentation boards ratio
Signs Consistent printing
surface
Rigid board
Card spiral wound Packaging for products Lightweight No
tubing such as Smarties, High strength
Pringles Printable surface
Toilet roll tubes
Wallpaper tubes
Posters
Cartonboard Packaging for liquids Strong Yes
and drinks Protects contents from
spilling
Expanded Protective insert for Absorbs knocks, drops, Yes
polypropylene (EPP) fragile items e.g. impact
perfume bottles, Protects contents
deoderant Lightweight
Range of colours

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