Space shooter Explosion

I walked into a thrift shop and found a Bad-ass looking space shooter.img_20160914_111331

It was pretty easy to tear down the product using bare hands and a screw driver!

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Below is the description of the Part , its material and the manufacturing process.

  1. Outer casing (Top) : made of ABS plastic done by Injection Molding
  2. Shooter Shaft : made out of transparent ABS plastic done by Injection Molding.
  3. Shooter Shaft Lid : made out of ABS plastic and Injection molded
  4. Outer casing (Bottom) : made of ABS plastic done by Injection Molding
  5. LEDs : made out of Glass and semiconductors by glass molding
  6. PCB : made out of Glass, Epoxy and copper through multiple processes
  7. Battery Slot : opener made out of ABS plastic by injection molding.
  8. Plastic disk : made out of ABS plastic by injection molding.
  9. Ceramic Capacitor : made out of ceramic by ceramic molding and baking
  10. Spring : made out of Steel/iron Alloy by coiling
  11. Screws : made out of Stainless Steel by casting, machining and threading
  12. Wire + Battery connector : made out of plastic, copper, aluminium and solder
  13. Trigger Parts : made out of ABS plastic by injection molding.
  14. Housing : made out of ABS plastic by injection molding.
  15. Shooter : made out of foam and press cut
  16. Battery casing : made out of ABS plastic by injection molding.
  17. AA Batteries : multiple process

 

It was fun doing this activity! Sad I couldn’t put it back, as I stripped down even the last piece of wire!

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