The twisting force of aged consumers when opening a jar

A.I.M. Voorbij, L.P.A. Steenbekkers

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Many people experience difficulty when opening a vacuum-sealed jar. Yet solutions to the problem continue to be tool-based rather than exploring the possibility of innovative changes in product packaging. Improvements depends on gaining knowledge of the capabilities of users, and of using that knowledge as a base for product innovation
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-109
JournalApplied Ergonomics
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • jars
  • consumers
  • elderly
  • ergonomics
  • products
  • innovations
  • wrappings
  • packaging materials


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