Description:The device has to be no more than 2.5" in diameter - it needs to fit in a cup.
It will be 3D printed, and then plastic mold manufactured.
The device needs to support 100g of weight, not tip over, and stay afloat.
Specifically, the 100g weight will be no larger with a 2" diameter, and can be as small as .25" in diameter. I envision 3 adjustable, horizontal poles that are attached in the inside walls of the device, that can move vertically up/down, depending on the weight of the seed, and in/out, depending on the size of the seed.
Lastly, there needs to be a hole that is no smaller than .5 inches, at the bottom of the device so water can get through.
Ideally, I would like to see buoyancy / fluid simulations of this in action, to ensure it meets the above criteria. Any other questions, please let me know.
Wants:I would like the model in STL or OBJ format.
- Any program.
Additional InformationI did not make this clear, per my initial description. I would need a .5" diameter hole at the bottom to float device, not only for the water to get through, but also for the roots of the seed to get through, while it continues to sprout. Please see added attachments.
Additionally, the way that I envisioned the seed would stay at the appropriate level, is by having 3 adjustable horizontal poles in the inside wall of the device. Please see image attached, and also see my other project here on cadcrowd: Simple extendable / telescoping mini pole, for a reference of these horizontal poles.
I have received many great designs. I am extending this project for one more week to reply to a few more designers before I make my decision. Thank you all very much for your talent and effort on this. It is very much appreciated.
#31 Floating Seed Sprouter by Stelios
#37 Floating Seed Sprouter2 by Stelios
#39 Floating Seed Sprouter3 by Stelios
#51 Adjustable Floating Sprouter by Alfath L.I
#55 Floating Seed sprouter by sherifelsheikh
- STL — Floating Seed Sprouter Circular Complete
- Autodesk Inventor 2017 — Adjustable Telescopic Balancer
- Autodesk Inventor 2017 — Adjustable Wings
- Autodesk Inventor 2017 — Balanced Tlescopic - Base
- Autodesk Inventor 2017 — Balanced Tlescopic - Inner
- Autodesk Inventor 2017 — Balanced Tlescopic - Outer
- Autodesk Inventor 2017 — Circular Seed Sprouter
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#12 Floating Seed Sprouter by kabbo
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#23 Floating Seed Sprouter by kabbo
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