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Spoon Fork Knife

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Spoon Fork Knife[edit]

Created by Austin Ketterhagen

Status
This OSAT has been designed but not yet tested - use at own risk.
This OSAT has been prototyped.
This OSAT has been modeled.
This OSAT has been verified by: Austin Ketterhagen.

Abstract[edit]

  1. This OSAT is a Spoon Fork and Knife Combo. This is an appropriate utensil that gives the developing world the opportunity to no longer eat with their hands. This will stop the spread of disease.
  2. A Completed Spoon Fork Knife can be seen on the right
    Spoon Fork Knife 1.jpg
  3. Thingiverse Link http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1184790/#files

Bill of Materials[edit]

CAD Files

  • See Thingiverse Page

STL

Extra Parts

  • There are not other parts needed for this tool.

Tools needed for fabrication of the OSAT[edit]

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

Skills and Knowledge Necessary to Make the OSAT[edit]

  • There is no special skills needed to make this tool.

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions[edit]

  1. If any changes to the design want to be done, open the FreeCAD file and adjust the parameters.
  2. Slicing instructions
    1. Fill % = 100
    2. Speed = 70 mm/sec
    3. Layer Height = .10 mm
    4. Support Needed for Spoon
  3. Print time with above settings will be 45 minutes
  4. There is no assembly time

Common Problems and Solutions[edit]

Removing build support from spoon side can be difficult. I suggest sanding it smooth after build support removal.

Cost savings[edit]

Cost of creating this Spoon

  *Filament needed: 5.9 g
  *At a cost of $22 a kilogram the total cost is $0.13

Commercial Equivalents

  *$7.19 ([1])

Saving amount

  *The savings are $7.06
  *The percentage of the cost savings is 98.2%

Gallery[edit]

Spoon Fork Knife
Spoon Fork Knife 1  
Spoon Fork Knife 2