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Handy Oil Can / Oil can

Handy Oil Can
Handy Oil Can

The problems found in traditional oil containers when pouring out the oil. The oil can is too heavy to pick up easily and there is no support for the user to rest their hands. This results in bad postures, and so does user experience.
By improving a handle on the bottom of the container and keep the original manufacture. It’s possible to correct the aforementioned difficulties, provide a better grip, and also make stacking easier, which in turns makes it easier to handle.


National Taipei University of Technology

National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Yi-Xiang Lin,
National Taipei University of Technology

Chi-Hung Lin,
National Taipei University of Technology

Yun-Chi Wu,
Taiwan Tech