About this device
Keywords 3D printing, cooking tool, masher, osat, potato ricer, Plastic
Uses cooking
Authors Matthew K. Makarewicz
Status Designed
Made? Yes
Replicated? No
Published 2019
Designed in Michigan, USA
Affiliations MTU
Cost USD $ 3.73
SDGs SDG03 Good health and well-being
License data
Hardware CC BY-SA 4.0
Instructions data
Manufacturing files https://www.youmagine.com/designs/potato-ricer
Translation data

A potato ricer is used as a way to mash potatoes. It is a preferred methods of mashing potatoes. This tool can allow people to improve their quality of cooking without the need to buy specialized tools. All that is needed is a 3D printer and filament. This ricer also have the option of changing out the mesh to produce varying sizes of riced potatoes. It can also be used to rice other foods as well.

Bill of Materials[edit | edit source]

    1. Food-Safe 3D printer filament. 149 grams ($2.98)
    2. 5 (size) nuts and bolts ($0.75)
    3. Link to part files[1]

Tools needed[edit | edit source]

  1. MOST Delta RepRap or similar RepRap 3-D printer

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions[edit | edit source]

  1. To assemble the printed parts, the nuts and bolts are used to: 1) attach the ricer plate to the ricer body 2) attach the ricer arm to the ricer press and the ricer handle 3) attach the ricer handle to the ricer body.
  2. Printing Time requirement: 7 hours and 14 minutes
  3. Assembly Time requirement: 5 minutes

Cost savings[edit | edit source]

  1. Estimated costs : $3.73
  2. Commercial equivalent $9.20 [2]
  3. Cost Savings : $5.47 or 60%

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