Kimberly-Clark is a leading global health and hygiene company, posting sales of $19.4 billion in 2008.
To make a dust mask that is comfortable and at the same time maintains an airtight seal against the changing shape of the face. Read more.
Using realistic simulation solutions from SIMULIA, Kimberly-Clark analyzed the interaction between the human face and the DUCKBILL® dust mask design, leveraging the general contact features of Abaqus FEA.
By virtually testing the product early in the design phase, Kimberly-Clark reduced the number of design options before physical testing, shortening product design cycle time significantly.