SOME CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT THE INTERACTION MAN-INDUSTRIAL PRODUCT: THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE OF THE INDUSTRIAL PRODUCT
Today it is necessary to furnish the right information about the product. These supports include manuals for the use and the maintenance of the product that must be translated in the language of the customer. This translation is expensive and often contains errors that are source of misunderstandings. So, the design of the product must be now strongly oriented to satisfy the integration between product functionality, service support and communication. Take account of this consideration during the process of definition and designing of new products is very important. This paper is devoted to explain some considerations about the use and the selection of pictorial signs to reduce the text quantity in the instruction manuals for the products.