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About this device
|Designed in||United States|
|Cost||USD $ 1.14|
Project Title[edit | edit source]
|This Open Source Appropriate Technology has been designed but not yet tested — use at your own risk.|
Abstract[edit | edit source]
- A bike seat is a simple, but necessary part of a bike that holds most of the weight of the biker. In many developing countries, biking is the most common mode of transport. Additionally, a mud flap is important for keeping the rider clean, especially during rainy seasons.
- Picture of completed print setup in Cura
Bill of Materials[edit | edit source]
- Available plastic that can be 3D printed, and glue/adhesive
- Link to all applicable files needed to create part. 
Tools needed for fabrication of the OSAT[edit | edit source]
- MOST Delta RepRap or similar RepRap 3-D printer
- Depending on type of bike, an allen wrench or screw driver may be needed to attach seat.
Skills and Knowledge Necessary to Make the OSAT[edit | edit source]
- General 3D printing knowledge is needed to make parts.
Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions[edit | edit source]
- Recommended Print Settings: Temp=210, Material=PLA, Layer Height=0.3mm, Infill=25%
- Print Time Estimate: 4 hours 20 minutes
- Assembly Time Estimate: 15 minutes
Common Problems and Solutions[edit | edit source]
- A common problem is the tolerance for the assembly is too tight. To solve this, use a thicker wall thickness and use sandpaper to create a snug snap fit.
Cost savings[edit | edit source]
- If your solution is not a low cost one then it is not really appropriate.
- Estimated Cost(57g): ~=$1.14
- Commercial equivalent, Seat $17.98 ]
- Commercial equivalent, Mud Flap $19.95 
- Cash Savings: $36.79, Percent Savings: 97.14%