Teardowns

Our rigorous teardown process carefully catalogs a purposeful product deconstruction. This method of obtaining indirect development experience is an important tool we use to deliver unique solutions for our clients.
Teardowns Diagram

Blood Glucose Meters

For this Blood Glucose Meter Product Teardown, M3 approached the challenge a bit differently. Since we are keenly interested in both how products operate as well as how people operate them, we performed both a Heuristic Analysis and a Teardown on the same devices.

Touchless Soap Dispenser

The ubiquitous touchless soap dispenser was selected for this teardown to better understand how it detects a hand, how the mechanism functions, and why it is so important to have the soap and tag colors match.

Hand Mixer

The Hand Mixer is relatively commonplace; easy to overlook as a standard part of most kitchens. A good one can last for years, and we’ve come to rely on them to do all of our egg whipping, dough kneading, and batter mixing.

LED Faucet Light

  The LED Faucet Light was chosen for our teardown because of its mysterious inner workings. The item attaches to any standard faucet and illuminates when the faucet is turned on. Additionally, the light color changes depending on the temperature …

Diskus Asthma Inhaler

The M3 Teardown Team wonders how a sophisticated product like the Diskus Asthma Inhaler is designed to be produced in such high volume and such low cost? Read on…

Digital Kitchen Scale

The M3 Teardown team wonders how this inexpensive digital kitchen scale achieves such good resolution. Read on…

Breville Sous Chef Food Processor

It slices, it dices, it chops, and it blends! In fact, there are few cooking preparation tasks a food processor can’t handle these days. They’ve evolved to meet a growing demand for versatility in the kitchen and, by simply changing the blades and pressing a button, one can go from julienning carrots to kneading dough to pureeing peanuts in a matter of minutes.

Gyro Screwdriver

What happens when an electronic gyroscope is added to a powered screwdriver? Let’s see what the M3 Teardown team discovered…

Auto Opening Book Light

Book lights are faced with an inherent problem; to properly illuminate the page they need to be large and oddly shaped, but their primary use is on the go so they also need to be portable.

Epi Pen Jr. Auto-Injector

The M3 team recently disassembled a simple but intimidating product – an EpiPen Jr. Auto-Injector. It is used to quickly administer epinephrine to treat life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). See how this powerful, yet elegant internal mechanism surprised our team. Download …