Umbrella repair splint

Windy day broke one of the fiberglass rods in the umbrella. I just finished my first test print of Taulman Tritan. Made a repair splint that takes advantage of the strength of this material.

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Description

Print two of this item.
Designed to repair a break in a 3.5mm solid fiberglass rod.
Friction attachment via zip tie clamping.
Seems plenty strong with Tritan; not sure that another material would work.
Quick and dirty OpenSCAD.

Materials and methods

- Uses 2 3mm wide nylon zip ties.
- Print two of the item.

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