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Recyclable can / Recyclable can

Recyclable can
Recyclable can

There are two types of can tab in the market, which are embedded type and external lifting type. The can with embedded tab can easily accumulate dusts, which bring health and safety hazards with the tab immersing in drink, while the external lifting tab can be easily discarded which bring the waste of resources and environmental problems. This design uses the bottom of can and makes the bottom extend to the internal to form a concave hole with the diameter of about 3cm, that is, the recovery hole of the tab. The tab can be easily put in the concave hole for recovery, which does not influence the beauty or resource waste, either.

University

Xi'an Polytechnic University

Xi'an Polytechnic University
Xi'an, China

Zhiguo Chang,
Xi'an Polytechnic University

Yanqing LI,
Anhui Jianzhu University

Wei Sun,
Xi'an Polytechnic University