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ERIK MAGNUSSEN / K 818

 

 

K 818

 

 

DESIGN: ERIK MAGNUSSEN
MANUFACTURER: THONET
2000

 

 

THE K818 CHAIR IS MADE OF TWO MAIN PLASTIC PIECES; SEAT/FORE LEGS AND A BACK. THE PARTS ARE MADE FROM GLASS FIBER REINFORCED NYLON. THE TWO PARTS ARE HELD TOGETHER  BY THE TWO STEEL TUBES ALSO USED AS HIND LEGS.

MOLGARD APS WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT INCLUDING: COST  ANALYSIS, CALCULATION OF DIMENSIONS, MATERIAL SELECTION, MANUFACTURING OF PROTOTYPES, 3D SCANNING AND CAD-MODEL PRODUCTION, AS WELL AS SUB-SUPPLIER SELECTION.

THE PROTOTYPE WAS 3D LASER SCANNED AND A 3D CAD MODEL WAS MADE . THE 3D CAD MODEL WAS USED FOR: RAPID  PROTOTYPING OF CRITICAL PARTS AND DETAILS, FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS TO DETERMING THE FINAL STRENGTH  TEATURES AND FINAL MANUFACTURING OF THE PRODUCTION MOULDING TOOL.

ERIK MAGNUSSEN K 818 1

 

ERIK MAGNUSSEN K 818 2

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