3D printed 7up bicycle part

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3D printed 7up bicycle part
Bike 7up.jpeg
Keywords 3D printing, bike part, bicycle
Authors Yan Guo
Made? Yes
Designed in United States
Cost USD $ 2.00
Instructions data
Manufacturing files https://www.appropedia.org/File:7up_1.stl
Documentation data
Language English
Manifest data
Language English
Updated 2020-06-04
Author Kathy Nativi
Author affiliation Appropedia
Author email info@appropedia.org


Bicycle part: 7up

Project developed by Yan Guo(talk)


  1. The project was offered from Dr. John Gershenson, part of his lab for measurements.
  2. Picture of completed print 7up

Bill of Materials

  1. Only plastics and 3D-printer needed.
    1. link to all source files
      1. File:7up 1.scad
      2. File:Top part.scad
      3. File:Down part.scad
    2. link to all STLs
      1. File:7up 1.stl
      2. File:Top part.stl
      3. File:Down part.stl

Tools needed for fabrication of the OSAT

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

Skills and Knowledge Necessary to Make the OSAT

  • basic measurement

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions

  1. Print the top part and down part separately.
  2. Joint them by heater through the edge of each part.
  3. printing time for each part is about 1.5 hours.
  4. Jointing time is about 15 min.

Common Problems and Solutions

  • Carefully when using the heater, don't burn yourself :)

Cost savings

  • If your solution is not a low cost one then it is not really appropriate.
  1. Estimate your costs: about 2 dollar.
  2. Find a commercial equivalent: about 10 dollar because of the material.
  3. 8$ savings and 80% savings