Speaking of toothbrushes, everyone is familiar with them. Every morning and evening, we need to use a toothbrush to clean our tooth before getting up or falling asleep. It is a necessity in our daily life.
Many ancient cultures in the world used to rub and brush teeth with twigs or small pieces of wood. Another common method is to rub teeth with baking soda or chalk.
Toothbrushes with brown hair appeared in India and Africa around 1600 BC.
According to the American Dental Association, Emperor Xiaozong of China in 1498 also had a short, stiff toothbrush made from a pig's mane inserted into a bone handle.
In 1938, DuPont chemical introduced a toothbrush with synthetic fiber instead of animal bristles. The first toothbrush with nylon yarn bristles came on the market on February 24, 1938.
Such a seemingly simple toothbrush, how is it made, and what machinery will be used?
The hardware equipment that needs to prepare for the production of toothbrush is toothbrush grinding tool, injection molding machine, glue injection machine, tufting machine, trimming machine, cutting machine, hot foil stamping machine, packaging machine and other mechanical equipment.
First of all, according to the color of the toothbrush to be produced, mix the material with plastic particles and particle color, stir evenly and then put into the injection molding machine for high temperature molding.
After the brush head comes out, it is necessary to use the tufting machine. The bristle is generally divided into two kinds: nylon and sharpened silk bristles. Its soft and hard degree is divide according to thickness, the thicker the harder.
Use the trimming machine after finishing tufting. The bristle can be made into different shapes, such as flat hair, wavy hair, etc.
Although the toothbrush is only a small, but its production process is quite complicated and complex.
Post time: Jun-23-2022