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|Designed in||United States|
|Cost||USD $ 0.20|
|Hardware||CC BY-SA 4.0|
Umbilical Cord Clip[edit | edit source]
Project developed by Nicolas Winkler [[[User:Nicolas Winkler|Nicolas Winkler]] (talk) 06:44, 8 December 2015 (PST)]
|This Open Source Appropriate Technology has been designed but not yet tested — use at your own risk.|
|This Open Source Appropriate Technology has been prototyped.|
Abstract[edit | edit source]
- 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.
Bill of Materials[edit | edit source]
- 1.5 grams of PLA
- Upload and link to all source files from open source CAD
- 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]
- Store bought variants cost around $12 to $20. This does not take into consideration the shipping costs to remote locations.
- 3 Umbilical Cord Clamps
- Cost of materials $.20, savings per unit $12 to $20.