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Flywheel Centrifuge / Medical product

Flywheel Centrifuge
Flywheel Centrifuge

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

In medicine, most laboratory tests do not check all the blood, but only the plasma or the serum. However, these two components cannot be separated until the blood has been centrifuged. A pusher-type flywheel centrifuge is able to isolate blood plasma in one and half minutes, which is 25% faster than conventional centrifuges. It is a power-free device, and the entire procedure costs only 5 RMB. This is very important for economically disadvantaged developing countries who need to reduce their medical costs.

Great idea for a large number of potential uses, high elaboration, clear and interesting design that reflects the function
Jury-Statement
First of all, it is great honor for our team to get the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2017 for our Flywheel Centrifuge. We will continue to focus on the development of medical services in poor areas and provide more design services for the developing areas. Finally, we want to thank the organizing committee for the approval and support of our work.
Winner Statement
University

Xiangtan University

Xiangtan University
Xiangtan city, China

Zhou, Caizhi,
Hunan University

Zhang, Sha,
Xiangtan University

Tang, Yingxin,
Xiangtan University