Openability: producing design limits for consumer packaging

  title={Openability: producing design limits for consumer packaging},
  author={Alaster Yoxall and R. Janson and S. R. Bradbury and John D. Langley and J. Wearn and S. Hayes},
  journal={Packaging Technology and Science},
Openability of consumer packaging is becoming a major issue as the demographics of society are changing and society is getting older. Sadly, ageing brings with it many issues, not least a loss of strength and dexterity. In order to design effective packaging, understanding the ability of aged consumers is crucial. This paper outlines the development of a torque‐measuring device and the results obtained to date. Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 

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