splicer® | Apple Splicer by Heartland
The splicer® is a unique handheld tool for slicing apples into bite size pieces for people of all ages. Better and safer than a knife, the “Spiral Slicer” is a fun way of getting children to enjoy eating healthy snacks.
Key product features:
Unique and fun kid friendly cutting tool
Aesthetic product showing branding opportunity within customer homes
Tuned cutting features require minimal slicing force
Quality injection moulded part with complex geometry
inFact was asked to explore opportunities for increased brand recognition though the use of a fun apple cutting accessory.
inFact was involved in different areas:
User insights, concept generation
Rapid prototyping to validate a range of configurations
Food safe material selection, dish washable
Safety, cutting surfaces
The parts complex geometry required the use of a 4 part injection molding tool. Simulated flow molding was used to fine tune the design and ensure correct molding.
The inFact team delivered Apple Splicer a quality product ready for market.