Hard lense container

Most lense containers also suit (bigger) soft contact lenses; but they require more conditioning fluid. So I decided to make a smaller one.

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Description

This lense container suits hard contact lenses. It prints well in both ABS and PLA. I have the ABS one in use without any problem. I don't yet know if the conditioning solution will react with PLA.

The lids can be printed upside-down, if you prefer to remove support material from the top. But I don't like the looks of the result then.

A possible enhancement to this design would be a coarser thread; it's cross-section is now a trapezium, base 1 mm., height 0.4 mm. and sides at an angle of 60 degrees. So far this works well.

Materials and methods

- 8 gr. of a neutral color, for the container (1.03 m. @ 2.85 mm.)
- 4 gr. blue, for the left cap (0.48 m. @ 2.85mm.)
- 4 gr. red, for the right cap (0.48 m. @ 2.85mm.)

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A94fc063f4afb28f5d9e24749ed11486?default=blank&size=40Swissengineer commented ago

Not a good idea! The need of conditioning fluid is for antibacterial purposes, Also the 3D print will have some gaps where bacteria will grow. Be careful, you could loose an eye like that, or have a bad pink eye.

147330a0aac6c09a52402e80ef367e00?default=blank&size=40Caspar Michels published this design ago