Product Development and Design Firm


Federal Mogul

Unmet need

Improve efficiency of a manufacturing process.


Federal Mogul approached Slingshot to create a new and more efficient manufacturing process for the product family known as TwistTube®. This new process centered on the idea of first cutting the textile material to a desired length and then transforming it into tubes of varying diameters.


  • Visualization of a new manufacturing process for client to allow for easy internal project discussions.

  • Created a working proof-of-concept prototype.


Ideate appropriate equipment designs required to push individual pieces of a flexible material through the machine rather than pull a continuous length of material.

Maintain existing product aesthetics and specification of TwistTube®.

Increase throughput.

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