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Drain traps

Posted by Kartturi 
Drain traps
December 17, 2009 01:17PM
I'm keeping watch on any useful things made from plastic that
might be reprapped some day. I just found this:


Clever invention, and made from ABS-plastic.
I wonder if one could print anything similar with a 3D-printer,
and would the printing resolution be sufficient to make
the required threaded couplings tight enough?

Here's something related:

How about the patents? Do they apply if you print something patented
just for your own use?
Re: Drain traps
January 17, 2010 10:40AM
Personal use of patents vary by country. I read personal use is legal in the EU, but not in the United States.
I believe that if you are doing 'research' you are always on the right side of the law.
Re: Drain traps
January 21, 2010 02:56AM
Hmmm...I wonder where our server is right now?

I need to be ready for the first takedown notice for the library. Bleeergh.
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