Parametric Coin Storage Tube(s) + Cap
by newq, published
I always have too much change lying around so I created these tubes to store it.
The STL file are for <b>2 tubes that can hold 25 "1 Euro" coins each</b>.
If you need them for other denominations just change the configuration in the OpenSCAD files.
I hope these are useful for you.
For you convenience I activated the MakerBot Customizer thingy. Just click the "Open in Customizer" Button. :)
<b>UPDATE 1:</b> Thanks to additions from kitwallace you can now choose for which coin you want to print the storage tubes. I added Euro, US and Canadian coins. Please let me know if there is demand for other currencies.
<b>UPDATE 2:</b> There was a typo with the size of 2 Euro coins (, instead of .). It is fixed now.
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The OpenSCAD file generates the tube and a fitting cap to close the tube.
To create the tubes you want, just change the configuration and export new STLs.
You need to setup: <ol> <li> coin diameter</li> <li> coin height</li> <li> number of coins you want to store in one tube</li> <li> the number of tubes you want</li> <li>* if you want a fitting cap generated or not</li> </ol> The defaults are for 2 tubes that hold 25 "1 Euro" coins + cap.
For your convenience (and mine) you will find the settings for all Euro and Euro Cent coins inside the OpenSCAD file.
I print them at 0.3mm layer height, 3 shells and 20% fill in on my Solidoodle 2. When the bottom layers are finished I turn down the speed a bit so they come out nicer.