When designing a product the cost of logistics is critcal, especially for low margin items. Nesting without the risk of damage is a great way of saving space and money and a key consideration for all sea freight products.
Touchless paper dispenser design, prototyping and detailing
Sharing the same consumable as the Hygiene Systems toilet brush the domestic toilet sanitiser product marked the beginning of Hygiene Systems plan to develop mass produced washroom products with proprietary consumable for the home
Hygiene Systems products are packed with innovative features designed to make the service providers life easier. The snap-fit bag holder systems allows simple liner removal without damage to the bag or the waste bin.
In 2007 Hygiene Systems joined forces with Vida in Hong Kong to develop a paper towel dispenser concept designed around existing automatic and mechanical activation systems. Hygiene Systems design team developed an elegant solution that aligned with the HS brand and offered the mechanical and automated solution from the same set of injection mould tools …
In 2007 Hygiene Systems joined forces with Vida in Hong Kong to develop a paper towel dispenser concept designed around existing automatic and mechanical activation systems. Hygiene Systems design team developed an elegant solution that aligned with the HS brand and offered the mechanical and automated solution from the same set of injection mould tools with …
Toilet brushes with proprietary consumables designed for the New Zealand service providing industry has continued to be one of the most challenging projects for the NZ based design team. Bring together complex tooling, functional simplicity and a host of safety requirements and you have a surprisingly complex project.
A major element of all Hygiene Systems projects is innovation. The image opposite shows early valve design concepts for the disinfectant delivery system of an advanced….. toilet brush.
Used Mechanica for the mechanical analysis of CFRP and polyprop product and marine structures as well as dynamic kinematic simulation for verification of complex mechanical assemblies in marine, aviation and product design projects
Hygiene Systems innovation is not limited to mechanical and aesthetic innovation. Research into the service providing business revealed a huge operational and commercial opportunity in dispensing control systems.
Innovation leads to improved products and new revenue streams for the business. Sanitary waste disposal is at the heart of the commercial washroom servicing business and any improvements to these products and services can be leveraged to gain the edge over the competiotion. Disinfecting and deodorising sanitary waste bins increases the service interval and reduces …
The image opposite shows the Kimberly Clark chute design. This product could be customised by offering different chutes to different customers
Hygiene Systems have a very aggressive product development schedule seeing every dollar spent on third party products in the service business as money that could be saved through in-house development. Still on the drawing board the Hygiene Systems Autosoap product is packed with user, service provider and manufacturer ‘friendly’ concepts
One of the many innovations under consideration for the second generation Femcare product is the biodegradable ‘flexiseal’ chute system that will reduce the need for detergents and deodorisers and further strengthen the case for the ‘in cubicle’ cleaning, especially in busy, high density city centre locations where transportation and other operational costs are at a …
Activa antibacterial, deodorising spray concept for Femcare: OSH and HSE regulations combined with the engineering and logisitcs complexities of bottle and valve manufacture made this project very challenging. Bringing this product to market on time and to budget was a major challenge!
Modular auto/manual liquid soap dispenser concepts for Hygiene Systems
Ongoing development of the Wastecare product included branding the product for specific customers and developing unique design features for specific customers. For Kimberly Clark in South Africa, Hygeien Systems proposed a unique chute design and Kimberly Clark branded screen printing, technical documentation and packaging
Promotion of the Wastecare launch included generating 3DSMAX visuls and animations of the Wastecare product with other Hygiene Systems products in a variety of washroom environments.
One of the many innovative features of the Wastecare wall-mounted waste bin is the easy bag change system. The compactor is withdrawn until it hits the stop and the front cover can lean forward. The compactor doubles as a ‘foot’ to support the front cover while the waste bag is replaced.