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Pelican Dust Collectors / Flexible Plastic Dust Collector

Pelican Dust Collectors

Discipline: Product

The Pelican Dust Collector is a great new way to capture dust when using a drill. Whether drilling into a wall or into the ceiling, you can always keep the house clean. Inspired by the pelican bird, the collector consists of a flexible plastic cover with dust collectors. It is easy to use: simply mount it on the drill. The geometry of surfaces is carefully designed so that dust will automatically slide into the collectors from all directions. The collector provides complete visibility by means of its transparent surface with anti-static coating. The surface design also increases the stability of the vertical drill for straighter holes.

Discipline: Product

It has found a simple and proper solution to dust-cleaning and accuracy using a drill inspired by the characteristics of a pelican's beak. It also has another advantage since the item is applicable for diverse forms of drills.
Jury Statement
Creating friendly and useful designs for people and sharpening the design thinking we admire: That is why we spared no efforts working on these concepts. Thank you for your recognition.
Winner Statement
University

Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Gong Huachao,
Tsinghua University

Zeng Shaoting,
Tsinghua University

Zhang Mingwei,
University of Edinburgh

Yang Dongyun,
University of Edinburgh

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