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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.Other
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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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