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Product Design Examples

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Port Folio of work created whilst on work placement at Southco Europe.

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Product Design Examples

  1. 1. Work Placement Presentation 1st September 2006 – 28th July 2007 Dominic Povey
  2. 2. “62” Add-on Spring Bracket Brief: An add-on was needed for a standard Southco latch which prevents It’s operation unless the door it is attached to is closed correctly. This Removes the chance of the door not being left unlatched, increasing security and safety for the customer Application: Overhead air-conditioning unit on a train
  3. 3. Brief: A push button version of Southco’s popular R4 latch was required. As many existing parts should be carried over as possible to reduce tooling costs Application: Storage units in both the automotive and transportation industries. Push Button “R4” Latch
  4. 4. Brief: A modification of an existing latch was required to allow easy operation on site for a user wearing gloves. The design must include ample clearance below the head for access Application: Storage units for off highway construction equipment T-Handle “E3” Latch
  5. 5. Brief: A system was requested which would latch a bed down securely and include an actuator Which allowed easy access for the user to the storage units below it Application: Large truck cabins with overnight facilities for the driver. Under Bed Storage Unit

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