The World’s Most Versatile Vertical Hanger Premier Portable Sports

THE UTTY

THE RIDGE COMPANIES INC.

A highly adjustable and portable drying system for your sweaty sporting gear.

CAD Modeling, Analysis, Design for Manufacturing, Prototyping, and Manufacturing Transfer

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

  • No Assembly Required and Highly Adjustable
  • Easy to Clean
  • Portable - Small and Lightweight

 

THE UTTY

THE RIDGE COMPANIES INC.

A highly adjustable and portable drying system for your sweaty sporting gear.

CAD Modeling, Analysis, Design for Manufacturing, Prototyping, and Manufacturing Transfer

DESIGN CHALLENGE

No Assembly Required and Highly Adjustable

Easy to Clean

Portable - Small and Lightweight

 

Mark Uttridge came to us with an idea for a better way to store smelly and wet sports gear. This highly adjustable, and portable design uses webbing and custom, locking hooks to air out the sports gear.

The Utty Sports Gear CAD Drawings
The Utty Sports Gear CAD Drawings

Mark Uttridge came to us with an idea for a better way to store smelly and wet sports gear. This highly adjustable, and portable design uses webbing and custom, locking hooks to air out the sports gear.

The Ridge Companies Inc, Gear and Clothing CAD Modeling

After the initial design was completed, stress/strain and displacement analysis were performed on the cam lock and hooks to ensure that the hooks would hold the desired weight without breaking.

The Ridge Companies Inc, Gear and Clothing CAD Modeling

After the initial design was completed, stress/strain and displacement analysis were performed on the cam lock and hooks to ensure that the hooks would hold the desired weight without breaking.

The final Utty design weighs 5.4 oz., requires no setup, and is highly adjustable.

The Ridge Companies Inc, Premier Portable Sports Drying Rack
The Ridge Companies Inc, Premier Portable Sports Drying Rack

The final Utty design weighs 5.4 oz., requires no setup, and is highly adjustable.

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