Sharps Disposal

Babel_SharpsBottle

SUMMARY

The Sharps Bottle Cap screws onto most plastic drinking bottles for an inexpensive way to safely store hypodermic medical needles.

The initial idea from Jur Boomaars at the Hogeschool Rotterdam and further developed in Nepal with Field Ready.

Please note that when handling sharps please exercise extreme caution, this product is designed to hold sharps and reduce risk where other safer alternatives are not available.

Download Size 1.8 MB

PRINT SETTINGS

QUALIFICATION

Material:
Print time:
Resolution:

PLA

3h 12m

0.15mm

Tested in the field by Field Ready

TESTING METHOD

Nozzle size:
Rafts:
Supports:
Infill:
Print Size:

0.4 mm

No

No

20%

Test used three different 180 ml plastic drinks bottle.
Used sewing needs to test the needle drop. Checked for secure seal on various bottles.

TESTING NOTES

Material used:

17 g

The design is intuitive and easy to use, and prided security for sharp items deposited.
Reusing the soda bottle cap to secure the top of the sharps bottle was easy, secure and works with different types of soda bottles.

Printer test:

Prusa MK3s

PRINT NOTES

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

Good print, no stringing or warping. No need to change the file's print orientation. No clean up or surface work necessary before use.

What files or other parts do I need to print this?

Babel_SharpsBottle ; Empty drinks/soda bottle

Assembly instructions

No assembly required.

To use screw the printed part over an empty 180ml soda bottle.

When finished, screw the soda bottle cap over the print to secure.

Original Credit:

This Version:

Thingiverse User: brynmorjohn

Licence:

Creative Commons (4.0 International License)
Attribution