Tooth+

Rapid Prototyping | Sustainable Product Design | Circular Economy | LCA

Circular System Design

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Design Development

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Design iterations to create a versatile interference fit for all off the shelf toothbrush sizes.

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Sustainability Analysis

Full life cycle analysis of the proposed design compared to that of a standard off the shelf manual toothbrush showed a significant reduction in the associated embodied energy and carbon dioxide. This is mostly due to the dramatic reduction in material weight. It must be noted that FIGURE 1 shows a direct comparison of the products and does not take into account the increased lifespan of three uses compared to a single use standard manual.

FIGURE 1 - CARBON DIOXIDE AND EMBODIED ENERGY COMPARISON

FIGURE 1 - CARBON DIOXIDE AND EMBODIED ENERGY COMPARISON