Gardena nozzle, for boat cleaning

Completed: Fall 2013                                    Course: Design with focus on Ergonomics    Duration: 4 weeks     

 Supervisors: Parag Deshpande, Lars                             Duration: 4 weeks                                                                                    In Collaboration With: Husqvarna

The aim for this project was to design a spray gun nozzle for the boat market.                                                                       The product should have excellent ergonomics and Gardena DNA.

 

Core form values

 

     Simplicity:   User friendly   Visual ergonomics   Less is more

 

Simplicity:
User friendly
Visual ergonomics
Less is more

     Innovative:  New functions New materials Shapes

 

Innovative:
New functions
New materials
Shapes

     Robust:  Geometric feel Protective Compact

 

Robust:
Geometric feel
Protective
Compact

 

Ideation sketching

 

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Concept sketching

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Innovative concept
Temperature display
Fabric components

Simplicity concept
Grouped flow and spray adjustments. Classic gun shape

Robust concept
Tough materials
Rubber edges
Compact

 

Ergonomics

 

Models were made during the whole process. The models were based on sketches and measurements from the book “Atlas Copco - Power Tool ergonomics”.

Ergonomic evaluation with users

Combining the best from the rest

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Simplicity concept 
Ergonomic pentagon shaped grip

Innovative concept
Thumb control and "click" trigger

 

Robust concept
Compact measurements and hose                            connector handle

 

 

Final design

  Spray settings

Spray settings