Umbilical Cord Clamp.jpeg
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Authors Nicolas Winkler
Made Yes
Replicated No
Cost USD 0.2
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Umbilical Cord Clip[edit | edit source]

Project developed by Nicolas Winkler [[[User:Nicolas Winkler|Nicolas Winkler]] (talk) 06:44, 8 December 2015 (PST)]

Abstract[edit | edit source]

  1. Easy to print and cost effective umbilical cord clip. This clip can easily be printed and used for a new born baby. Most clips use a latch to keep shut, by realizing that you can slide an umbilical cord down the channels of my clip you can firmly clip a cord.
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Bill of Materials[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.5 grams of PLA
  2. Upload and link to all source files from open source CAD
  3. Upload and link to all STLs Simple Umbilical Cord Clip

Tools needed[edit | edit source]

MOST Delta RepRap or similar RepRap 3-D printer

Considerations[edit | edit source]

  • Umbilical cords have no nerve endings so a slight pinching from the channels on the cord will not cause discomfort.
  • The cords take 1 to 2 weeks to fall off, once off the clip can be easily removed.

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions[edit | edit source]

Simply slip the clip onto the umbilical cord until it it crimped in between the jaws.

Cost savings[edit | edit source]

  1. Store bought variants cost around $12 to $20. This does not take into consideration the shipping costs to remote locations.
  2. 3 Umbilical Cord Clamps
  3. Cost of materials $.20, savings per unit $12 to $20.
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Keywords 3d printing, medical device, umbilical cord clamp, childbirth
SDG SDG03 Good health and well-being, SDG11 Sustainable cities and communities
Authors Nicolas Winkler
License CC-BY-SA-3.0
Organizations Michigan_Tech's_Open_Sustainability_Technology_Lab
Language English (en)
Translations Russian
Related 1 subpages, 4 pages link here
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Created December 8, 2015 by Nicolas Winkler
Modified February 28, 2024 by Felipe Schenone
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