Formax Patty Machine

Yes, you are seeing correctly… this is how your hamburger meat is produced. Formax had a patent dispute concerning the rotating arm of their flagship meat machine. David was commissioned to create an animation of a “working” version of the machine to be used in court, showing the difference between the Formax machine and the competition.

Modeled in Rhino3D and 3DS Max and rendered with Vray. The sequence was composed in After Effects.