Simple Bag Clip
by paulbelcher, published
I designed this little thing for a project at Kishwaukee College. It's a simple, very useful bag clip. To use, just fold over the open top of your bag a couple of times and simply slip this clip over the folded edge.
This little gadget is as simple as it gets, but I find it to be very useful. I've printed and handed out dozens of these here using our uPrint SE+, and haven't recevied any complaints about it.
I'm providing an stl and a sldprt file for Solidworks if you'd like to modify the part at all.
Please let me know if you print one of these and try it out this by sending me an email at [email protected] - I'd really like to hear from unbiased people about how you find the product works for you.
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I'm sorry that you get a closed print... I don't have to make any adjustments to the stl file when I print these on the machine at my college. If it would help, let me know and I will post a version with a bigger gap for the bag opening for you to try.
does this require a certain changed settng? cus every time i try to print it out my printer seals the chip clip in that tiny space where the bag is suppose to go, its so close together that my printer not being very precise just ends up filling in the bottom gap and i then have a not-functional chip clip...
Thanks for your feedback, I really appreciate it. I tried several versions of this before settling on this design. I tried a complete loop, but due to variations in finger sizes decided that leaving the loop open was closer to ideal. I do have the closed loop design still, and I will post that later today after I modify it slightly to make the loop diameter a little larger.
I also tried the loops (closed & open) on both sides, and trashed that for this version in order for the clip to be more compact and use less material when printing.
Thanks again for your feedback - and look back later today if you'd like to see the closed loop version. I'll be looking for your derivation too, I'm curious to see what you come up with.
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