Case Studies

Huber: A Specialized Taping Tool

After conducting end user contextual research, Slingshot created a series of new product features including a unique gearing system to increase safety, ease of use and product durability, while reducing tape gun cost by 20%.

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It's a Revolution

Project details

Huber Engineered Woods

Create a simple, inexpensive, and safe tape dispensing system to seal the Huber ZIP System™

Huber approached Slingshot to design a next generation tape gun for the Huber ZIP System™. A system designed to create construction barrier protection.

  • Creation of unique gear system for efficient adhesive liner wind-up.
  • Reduction of production cost by 20%.
  • Improved drop test durability.
  • Slingshot continues to manage the manufacture of this product for Huber.
  • Wind-up the adhesive liner for increased safety and easy disposal.
  • Improved drop test performance and ease of use.
  • Reduced tape gun product cost by 20%.