M/600/0251: Unit 2 Communications for Engineering Technicians

M/600/0251: Unit 2 Communications for Engineering Technicians

Task 1   

HomeTool UK Ltd designs and manufactures a range of DIY tools for the European market. You have joined the company as a new trainee design engineer. Before starting on the detailed design of a new pistol grip hand drill tool range you need to source a variety of information so that you can carry out design calculations and costings.

Some of the information required is listed below and note that for this exercise you must use a range of both computer-based and non-computer based (see MOODLE for ideas) sources to satisfy this task:

1. ultimate tensile strength of steel

2. maximum service temperature of polypropylene

3. the contact details of a company that manufactures injection molded components

4. the contact details of a company that supplies UK 3 pin plugs (13A format)

5. prices for batches of 500 UK 3 pin plugs

a. safety data sheet for a multi purpose grease

6. contact details for a supplier of 4mm, 6mm and 8mm masonry drill bits

a.  prices for these masonry drill bits in batches of 500

7. contact details for a supplier of 4mm, 6mm and 8mm metal drill bits

a. prices for these metal drill bits in batches of 500

8. supplier part number for a 2Ah lithium-ion battery

9. the specification & part number for a suitable 12V motor to fit max length 60mm and max diameter 40mm.