05 Jul '11, 2pm

Wow - cardboard vacuum cleaner - very cool!

Vax has unveiled a cardboard vacuum cleaner, made from its own packaging. The Vax ev was designed by Jake Tyler, a Vax intern and student at the U.K.’s Loughborough University, with support by the company’s new product design team. The firm, one of the U.K.’s leading vacuum brands, says it is now exploring a limited production run of the product. The vacuum cleaner body is made of flame-retardant cardboard panels, which start out as part of the retail box the cleaner is sold in. Consumers then separate the parts and snap the pieces into place around the motor housing, without using any glue. Those components that cannot practically be made of cardboard are made from recyclable, pure nylon plastic using RP (rapid process) manufacturing, rather than injection moulding. This means the Vax ev can be manufactured locally to order, the company says, without the need for costly t...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/07/05/cardboard-v...

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