Medical Tweezers.jpg
Device data
Manufacturing files https://3dprint.nih.gov/discover/3DPX-004273%7C
Software license [ ]
Hardware license [ ]
Project data
Authors Nicholas Kolean
Completed 2016
Made? Yes
Replicated? Yes
Cost USD $ 0.08
Instance of Medical tweezers
Export to Open Know How Manifest
Page data
Type Device, Project
Keywords 3D printing, forceps, medical equipment, osat, tweezers, plastic
SDGs Sustainable Development Goals SDG03 Good health and well-being
Authors Nicholas Kolean
Kathy Nativi
Published 2016
License CC BY-SA 3.0
Affiliations MTU
Michigan_Tech's_Open_Sustainability_Technology_Lab
MY4777
Language English (en)
Page views 183


Designed in response to a request for Medical Tweezers from Field Ready. This is a versatile design for Medical Tweezers as it's designed in openSCAD to be customized to the user's desire, such as number or teeth, grip points, space between each grip, size of the tip, and etc. Designed to print without supports.

Bill of Materials[edit | edit source]

Tools needed[edit | edit source]

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions[edit | edit source]

  • Print Time: approx. 30 Minutes
  • Use openSCAD File to customize your own tweezers

Cost savings[edit | edit source]

  1. Estimated cost of $0.08 in PLA
  2. Commecial Equivalent $1.90
  3. $1.82 savings and %95.79 savings

References[edit | edit source]

[1]

  1. web page: "Field Ready - Humanitarian Supplies Made-in-the-Field." Field Ready - Humanitarian Supplies Made-in-the-Field. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Dec. 2016. http://www.fieldready.org/medical-tweezers

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