Medical Tweezers

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Medical Tweezers
Medical Tweezers.jpg
Description 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
Keywords 3D printing, tweezers, forceps
Uses medical, development
Authors Nicholas Kolean
Status prototype
Made? Yes
Replicated? Was this project made independently by someone other than the authors and without their guidance? Yes
Countries of design United States
Affiliations Category:MTU
Category:MOST
Materials Plastic
Estimated cost USD $ 0.08
Sustainable Development Goals SDG03 Good health and well-being
Documentation data
Language English
Manifest data
Language English
Updated 2020-06-04
Author Kathy Nativi
Author affiliation Appropedia
Author email info@appropedia.org


Medical Tweezers[edit | edit source]

Project developed by Nicholas Kolean


Abstract[edit | edit source]

  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 | edit source]

Tools needed for fabrication of the OSAT[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]

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  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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