Openability: producing design limits for consumer packaging

YOXALL, Alaster, JANSON, R., BRADBURY, S. R., LANGLEY, J., WEARN, J. and HAYES, S. (2006). Openability: producing design limits for consumer packaging. Packaging Technology and Science, 19 (4), 219-225.

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Openability of consumer packaging is becoming a major issue as the demographics of society are changing and society is getting older. Sadly, ageing brings with it many issues, not least a loss of strength and dexterity. In order to design effective packaging, understanding the ability of aged consumers is crucial. This paper outlines the development of a torque-measuring device and the results obtained to date.

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Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
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Page Range: 219-225
Depositing User: Helen Garner
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2011 12:07
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 09:45

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