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Cyclean / Self-Cleaning Doorknob


Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

The doorknob of a public lavatory is generally covered with germs. As this is a potential health hazard, people don't like to touch these doorknobs unless they have been properly cleaned and disinfected. Cyclean is equipped with a self-cleaning module, including two rough sponge rings and two rollers containing disinfectant. When users open or close the door, the doorknob is automatically cleaned.
Cyclean ensures that users will always touch a clean doorknob. The sponge ring is replaceable. Also, the doorknob can indicate whether the unit is vacant or occupied.

Real problem - real solution. This door knob seems to actually work. Technically and psychologically.
Jury Statement
We are very pleased to be honored with the iF STUDENT DESIGN AWARD 2016. We might never have won this award without the support and help from our supervisors. We are very thankful to them. We will continue to work hard and make better and better design.
Winner Statement

Wuchang University Of Technology

Wuchang University Of Technology
WuHan, China

Wuchang University Of Technology

Li Jiawen,
Wuchang University Of Technology

Zhang Xing,
Wuchang University Of Technology

Xi Yinggang,
Wuchang University Of Technology