Product Evolution

Describe TWO valid reasons for products evolving over time
Changes in manufacturing and new technologies
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What was the result of developments in new materials?
Smart materials
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What was the result of changing fashions?
Seasonal colurs in textile products
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What was the result of changes in manufacturing methods?
Automated production process
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What was the result of social changes?
Women going out to work
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Suggest TWO significant differences between an Iron from the 1900s and a Modern-day Iron
The 1900s Iron was made completely made from metal where as the modern-day iron is made of plastic; The 1900s iron was heated by putting it on a stove where as the modern day iron is heated by electricity
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Explain why an adjustable plate temperature was introduced in the 1950s
The discovery of new materials needing to be ironed e.g. Nylona and rayon, meant that it was necessary to be able to change the temperarture of the iron accordingly.
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