3D Print of the Week

3d print of the week: adapter for reward system tubes

This week’s featured print is part of an adapter for a reward system used for cognitive research involving tree shrews. The part allows the researchers to adjust the depth of the reward tubes that feed the tree shrews they are studying.  3D printing allows researchers to design custom parts such as this for their laboratory work which would otherwise be difficult to create or obtain.

More information about the research being done by Travis Meyer.


Printed in ABS plastic on Stratasys SE uPlus printer.

Learn more about the Biomedical Library’s 3D printing service which is proud to print complimentary objects and provide 3D design consultations  contributing to innovation in teaching, learning, research, and clinical care at the University of Pennsylvania.

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