Black and Decker Dustbuster

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This device has been made by Black and Decker and is a cordless vacuum cleaner that is used to suck up unwanted waste and fine particles. This was one of the most successful vacuum cleaners ever made by the company. The function is accomplished by the vacuum inside which sucks the dirt through the nozzle into the holding chamber.



Listed below is the Bill of Materials for the Black and Decker Dustbuster:

Table 1: Black and Decker Dustbuster Bill of Materials
Part # Part Name Category Function Material Picture
1 Battery Pack Input Powers the vacuum. 8 Recyclable Rechargable Nickel Cadmium batteries with wire and metal connections.
Battery pack.JPG
2 Impeller Output Creates suction for the vacuum. Plastic
3 Motor with Fan Input Motor spins the impeller while the spinning fan pulls heat from the motor. Steel outer shell with a plastic fan and coils of copper wires
4 Speed controller Motion Conversion Element Allows for varying the speed of the motor and impeller. Plastic plates with copper connectors
5 Electric Circuitry Input Supplies the appropriate current to the motor. Plastic base with brass connectors and one resistor
6 Outer Plastic Casing Structural Components Protects the inner working parts and provides safety for the user. Plastic
7 Motor Shaft Transmission Connects the motor to the impeller and causes the impeller to turn when the motor does. Steel
8 Charging station Input Charges the batteries inside of the dustbuster. Plastic with metal connections