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Alloy
A mixture of two or more metals, or a metal mixed with another metal
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Anthropometrics
Body measurement data
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Batch Production
The production method used to make a specific number of identical products
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Binding
Used to hold sheets of paper together in the form of a book
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Biodegradable
something that decays over time
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British Standards Institutions
Its sets standards for the quality ans safety of products and methods. A product that meets theses standards can display the Kitemark
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CAD CAM
Designing and manufacturing using a computer
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Carbon Footprint
The amount of harmful greenhouse gases produced by manufacturing and using products
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Components
The different parts that are assembled to make a product
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Continuous Production
Making large amounts of a product non-stop
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Copyright
Legal protection which prevents copying of written, drawn or recorded work.
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Corrugated
with a ridged or grooved surface
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Design Brief
The instructions that the client gives to the designer about what they want the product to be like
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Design Specification
The instructions that the client gives to the designer about what they want the product to be like
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Disassembly
Taking a product apart to see how it was made
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Ergonomics
Easy and comfortable for people to use
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Ferrous
Metals that contain irons
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Fibre
A thin, hair-like strand can be used to make fabrics
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Finishing
Protects a product from dirt and damage and improve looks
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Finite
a finite resource that will eventually run out
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Freehand
drawing without using any equipment
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Gantt Chart
A time plan that shows how long different tasks will take and the order they need to be done in
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GSM
Grams per square metre
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Hardwood
Hardwood comes from trees with broad leaves, usually denser and harder
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Hazard
A potential danger to humans or the environment
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Hue
Another word for colour
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ISO
They issue certificates to organisation that meet international standards of quality
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Laminated
covered with a layer of another material
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Market Pull
When a product is made due to customer demands
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Market Research
Asking the target market what they like or dislike about products, to help with your design
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Marketing
How companies try to sell their products
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Mass Production
Used to produce a large number of identical products on a product line
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Anthropometrics

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Body measurement data

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Batch Production

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Binding

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Biodegradable

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