Cloth wringer for multiple clothes

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Product design | Design Research | Prototyping 

Wringr is a household product which reduces the effort of wringing clothes and acts as an alternative to the use of dryers, it also enables multiple clothes to be wrung at the same time with minimal effort

Hand washing clothes involves various phases - Soaking , Washing, Rinsing, Wringing. According to group discussions and primary research, it was observed that wringing of clothes consumed more effort and time to reduce the time taken for the clothes to dry.

PROCESS

Twist

Compress

Stretch

Task Analysis

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Wringing has been specified as one of the most tedious and time consuming part of handwashing, in the survey.

Wringing has not been explored in the commercial market. Scope for innovation.

The twisting action during the process of wringing reduces the life of clothes by distorting and damaging the fabric

Ideation and Mock-ups

Concepts 6 ,7 and 9  were combined to form a final concept

Final concepts

Features

Efficient

Can wring 4-5 clothes simultaneously

Portable

Stand alone and easily assembled

Good Care

Increases life of Fabric

Less Time Consuming

Quicker than wringing by hand

Light weight

Lighter than other alternatives

Convenient

Reduces strain on wrist

Future improvements

This pole could be designed with various height adjustments based on the user’s convenience.
The bottom wheel could be made collapsible to form a flat plane that can be used as a rack.

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