Skip to content

Big StrawGlass - Practical

?
Creation's quality: 5.0/5 (1 vote)
Evaluation of members on the printability, utility, level of detail, etc.
  • 771 views
  • 1 like
  • 63 downloads

3D model description

I love the novelty of the original Big StrawGlass, but it takes some lungs to draw some liquid goodness through all that straw. So, I've remixed it to provide a more "practical" spiral straw that still looks like the original, but easier to clean, quenches the thirst and provides a better drain at the bottom of the glass. In the picture above with two glasses, can you tell which one is the original?? hint

Just so people don't complain, you should strongly consider using food-safe plastic. Since I can think of so many other things to worry about, I printed in ABS and even vapor-washed it cause I'm cRaZy like that.

** NOTE: ** If you plan to print in ABS so it holds up better in the dishwasher then vapor wash it. If you're unfamiliar with the process, Google is your friend. I don't have an elaborate setup, I simply have a big glass cookie jar I sit upside down on a glass pie pan with a piece of cardboard lining the inside I saturate with Acetone and let the item sit in for several hours until I see a nice sheen. Take it out and let it air dry for a day (which it will continue to smooth as the acetone evaporates out of the plastic).

FOOD SAFETY
So I commented it's basically at your own risk like anything else you print. However, the question has come up if there are resources, processes, plastics, etc.. that could help deam this "food safe". Little bit of research lend me to a couple articles about the subject:
https://pinshape.com/blog/3d-printing-food-safe/
http://joes3dworkbench.blogspot.com/2015/07/food-safe-video.html
What started this was discussion about XTC-3D not really being food-safe.

  • 3D file format: STL

Tags

Creator

License

CC BY


Best sellers of the category Home


Add a comment


Would you like to support Cults?

You like Cults and you want to help us continue the adventure independently? Please note that we are a small team of 3 people, therefore it is very simple to support us to maintain the activity and create future developments. Here are 4 solutions accessible to all:

  • ADVERTISING: Disable your AdBlock banner blocker and click on our banner ads.

  • AFFILIATION: Make your purchases online by clicking on our affiliate links here Amazon, Gearbest or Aliexpress.

  • DONATE: If you want, you can make a donation via PayPal here.

  • WORD OF MOUTH: Invite your friends to come, discover the platform and the magnificent 3D files shared by the community!