In the world of home appliances and power tools, the overproduction of motors has long been a concern. Each product requires its own motor, leading to a significant waste of resources. However, designer Tuan Hao Wu has come up with an innovative solution to this problem with Motor 1, a modular motor that can be quickly installed in different modules, reducing the number of motors needed for home appliances and tools.
The unique feature of Motor 1 lies in its ability to serve as the core of a series of home appliances and power tools. By designing a motor that can be easily installed in different modules, users can obtain various modules and simply install the motor core when required. This modular approach not only reduces the number of motors needed but also allows for greater flexibility and customization in the use of home appliances and tools.
Utilizing SLA 3D printing technology, Motor 1 is made from durable plastic, ensuring its longevity and reliability. The design process involved extensive research and prototyping to ensure the seamless integration of the motor core into different modules.
Motor 1 not only addresses the issue of overproduction but also promotes sustainability in the design of home appliances and power tools. By reducing the number of motors needed, it minimizes waste and contributes to a more environmentally friendly approach to manufacturing.
Designer Tuan Hao Wu explains, "During the design process, I faced the challenge of selecting specific home appliances and tools that have motors in them. Ultimately, I decided on the modules based on the usage scenario and the size of the motor required. This allowed me to create a versatile and efficient system that can be easily adapted to different needs."
Motor 1 is a testament to the power of innovative design in addressing environmental concerns. By revolutionizing the way we use motors in home appliances and power tools, it sets a new standard for sustainability and efficiency in the industry.
Motor 1 has been recognized for its outstanding design and contribution to sustainability. It was awarded the Iron A' Design Award in the Sustainable Products, Projects, and Green Design category in 2023. This prestigious award acknowledges Motor 1 as a well-designed, practical, and innovative creation that meets professional and industrial requirements. With its competent technical characteristics and integration of industry best practices, Motor 1 provides fulfillment and positive feelings, contributing to a better world.
Project Designers: TUAN HAO WU
Image Credits: TUAN HAO WU
Project Team Members: TUAN HAO WU
Project Name: Motor 1
Project Client: TUAN HAO WU