What are the materials used to make Tonka Trucks? What processes are used into making the Tonka Trucks?
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What are the materials used to make Tonka Trucks? What processes are used into making the Tonka Trucks?

Question by Ray O: What are the materials used to make Tonka Trucks? What processes are used into making the Tonka Trucks?
I need this information for a project. I need very specific answers. Greatly appreciated, thanks.

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Answer by tlbs101
Materials:
Plastic (polyethylene and polystyrene); black, clear, and a few other colors.
Sheet steel (a “thin” gauge)
Rolled steel for axles and pins.
Yellow enamel paint (and other colors)
Primer paint for steel parts.

Processes:
Injection molding of plasic parts.
Stamping of steel parts.
Cutting of rolled steel to make pins and axles
Priming of stamped steel parts
Painting and curing of stamped steel parts
Final assembly of the truck
Final painting of details.

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