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Medical Tweezers

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Medical Tweezers[edit]

Project developed by Nicholas Kolean
Status
This OSAT has been designed but not yet tested - use at own risk.
This OSAT has been prototyped.

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Abstract[edit]

  1. 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.
Medical Tweezers.jpg

Bill of Materials[edit]

Tools needed for fabrication of the OSAT[edit]

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions[edit]

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

Cost savings[edit]

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

References[edit]

[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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