Razor Drop Tester

Project: Razor Drop Test Device

Duration: 3.12.07 – 5.3.07

Sponsor: Gillette and Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Synopsis: Gillette has a standing relationship with WPI through Professor Robert Norton, a former Gillette engineer of 30 years. Participating in the Advanced Engineering Design course, a group of 22 mechanical engineering students are contracted as a team to design a product for Gillette. The team has a budget and 7 week deadline in which the project must completed. The scope of the work spans conceptual design through prototype testing and product presentation.


Goal Statement

Design a reliable razor drop-test device that will enable control of the geometric orientation of the product and measure the energy of the impact.

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