Parametric slide dryer

Slide dryers are designed to gently warm glass microscope slides to decrease the drying time for experiments after cleaning steps. This OpenSCAD design enables you to make a perfect dryer for your lab for 1/300th of the cost of commercial dryers.

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http://www.appropedia.org/General_Design_Procedure_for_Free_and_Open-Source_Hardware_for_Scientific_Equipment#Parametric_Open_Source_Slide_Dryer

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Slide dryers are designed to gently warm glass microscope slides to decrease the drying time for experiments after cleaning steps. Slide dryers allow users to increase their productivity. Slide dryers are available commercially for $225–5245. This one can be built for $20. Full description here: http://www.appropedia.org/GeneralDesignProcedureforFreeandOpen-SourceHardwareforScientificEquipment. This project was developed by Shane Oberloier as part of our work on developing open source design for Open Source Labs : http://www.appropedia.org/Open-source_Lab.

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Please see paper for full details: Oberloier, S. and Pearce, J.M. General Design Procedure for Free and Open-Source Hardware for Scientific Equipment. Designs 2018, 2(1), 2; doi:10.3390/designs2010002 https://www.academia.edu/35603319/General_Design_Procedure_for_Free_and_Open-Source_Hardware_for_Scientific_Equipment

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Mini jmpJoshua Pearce published this design ago