Compost Toilet Hinge

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Compost Toilet Hinge
Hinge.jpg
Description Toilet seats and hinges are an overlooked item in the modern world. A proper seat and hinge provides support for when nature calls. This item may be used in a composting toilet aplication.
Intended use development
Keywords 3D printing, hinge, compost, toilet
Made? Yes
Countries of design Category:United States
Documentation data
Language English
Manifest data
Language eng
Updated 2020-06-04
Author Kathy Nativi
Author affiliation Appropedia


Open Source Composting Toilet Hinge

Project developed by User:Tazmanian60

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Abstract

Toilet seats and hinges are an overlooked item in the modern world. A proper seat and hinge provides support for when nature calls. This item may be used in a composting toilet aplication.

  1. Picture of completed print using
    Hinge.jpg

Bill of Materials

  1. Plastic for the print
  2. Screw
  3. Nut

The link for the OpenScad files as well as the STL can be found here: [1]

Tools needed for fabrication of the OSAT

  1. MOST Delta RepRap or similar RepRap 3-D printer
  2. Screwdriver (sized for the screw)

Skills and Knowledge Necessary to Make the OSAT

  • No extra skills necessary

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions

  1. Print the parts
  2. Scrape plastic off
  3. Screw the bolt through the holes of the hinge
  4. Place nut over bolt

Common Problems and Solutions

  1. Problems printing round parts of hinge
    1. Change print quality

Cost savings

  • If your solution is not a low cost one then it is not really appropriate.
  1. $2 in plastic, $0.10 bolt, $0.05 nut
  2. A commercial equivalent can be found at: Toilet Hinge
  3. $7.90 Savings or 74.7%