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| align="center"|Holds, protects, and supports internal and external components  
 
| align="center"|Holds, protects, and supports internal and external components  
 
| align="center"|ABS plastic  
 
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|align="center"|Guide bar
 
|align="center"|Guide bar
 
| align="center"|Support element  
 
| align="center"|Support element  
|align="center"|Guides lever arm and can  
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| align="center"|Metal  
 
| align="center"|Metal  
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| align="center"|Holds can lid  
 
| align="center"|Holds can lid  
 
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| align="center"|Rotates can
 
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| align="center"|Cuts though can lid  
 
| align="center"|Cuts though can lid  
 
| align="center"|Metal   
 
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| align="center"|Holds blade and magnet; on/off switch
 
| align="center"|Holds blade and magnet; on/off switch
 
| align="center"|Plastic  
 
| align="center"|Plastic  
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| align="center"|Rotates the geared wheel
 
| align="center"|Rotates the geared wheel
 
| align="center"|Metal plate, coil
 
| align="center"|Metal plate, coil
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| align="center"|Converts the electrical energy into the horizontal mechanical energy  
 
| align="center"|Converts the electrical energy into the horizontal mechanical energy  
 
| align="center"|Metal, plastic, and ball bearings  
 
| align="center"|Metal, plastic, and ball bearings  
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| align="center"|Reduces speed of rotation and provides more torque; connects to geared wheel
 
| align="center"|Reduces speed of rotation and provides more torque; connects to geared wheel
 
| align="center"|Inner gear - metal; outer gear - plastic
 
| align="center"|Inner gear - metal; outer gear - plastic
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| align="center"|Completes circuit; on/off switch
 
| align="center"|Completes circuit; on/off switch
 
| align="center"|Copper with plastic plate (nonconductor)
 
| align="center"|Copper with plastic plate (nonconductor)
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| align="center"|Supplies power to motor
 
| align="center"|Supplies power to motor
 
| align="center"|Wires and insulation with a metal connection  
 
| align="center"|Wires and insulation with a metal connection  
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Revision as of 12:47, 31 January 2008

Contents

Function

This can opener is manufactured by Durabrand. The primary function of the can opener is to open cans by cutting the metal lid off. An electrical motor spins the geared wheel, which in turn spins the can. The blade remains stationary as it cuts the lid off.

User Requirements

  • plug outlet to power the device
  • standard size canned product
  • small enough can to be successfully held by the can opener

Engineering Specifications

  • power output
  • can diameter
  • can height and weight

Parts

The table belows lists the Bill of Materials for the Durabrand Can Opener:

Table 1: Durabrand Can Opener Bill of Materials
Part # Part Name Category Function Material Picture
1 Casing Structural component Holds, protects, and supports internal and external components ABS plastic
Internalcomponents.jpg
2 Guide bar Support element Guides lever arm and can Metal
Canguidebar.JPG
3 Magnet Support element Holds can lid Ceramics
Magnetcloseup.JPG
4 Geared wheel Output Rotates can Metal
Canoutergear.JPG
5 Cutting blade Output Cuts though can lid Metal
Cuttertop.JPG
6 Lever arm Structural component Holds blade and magnet; on/off switch Plastic
Canleverarm.JPG
7 Motor Input Rotates the geared wheel Metal plate, coil
Motorunwrapped.JPG
8 Medium gear Output Converts the electrical energy into the horizontal mechanical energy Metal, plastic, and ball bearings
Middlegearcombo.JPG
9 Large gear Transmission Reduces speed of rotation and provides more torque; connects to geared wheel Inner gear - metal; outer gear - plastic
Cangearlarge.JPG
10 Switch Power supply Completes circuit; on/off switch Copper with plastic plate (nonconductor)
Onoffcontact.JPG
11 Power cord Power supply Supplies power to motor Wires and insulation with a metal connection
Canpower cord.jpg