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Snow shovel of icebreaker / Snow shovel of icebreaker

Snow shovel of icebreaker

When making mold usually use a tool called the impactor to impact a pit on a hard iron in order to facilitate drilling. Today I use its principle and structure to design in the shovel handle, so we can easily break the ice. When we use the tools to shovel snow, however, the tools must be light and the shovel surface should be large that the speed of process accumulated snow will be faster. But the tools which needs to eradicate heavy ice can easily crushed ice. So I combine two different tools of utility to design a new tool which is easy and shovel snow.


Asia University

Asia University
Taichung, Taiwan

Mei-Tsun Hsiao,
Asia University