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Step-to-open Trashcan Lift Part

3D model description

This is a replacement part for a Step-to-open 13 Gallon Tall Kitchen Trash Can. I bought it from Costco a couple years ago and the part that connects to the small oil-damper (it connects to a bracket and the lid mechanism which helps lift and lower the lid slowly) when you step on the foot pedal broke.

Instead of throwing the whole trash can away, I took some measurements and created my first "thing" (using Autodesk Inventor) to replace the part and it worked perfectly!

I dissassembled the area on the trashcan where it goes and replaced it with my new and improved part. Of course I made it a bit stronger around the edges where the original one broke.

So since my trashcan lid works again, I throw all kinds of things away and just design and print a new one!

  • 3D file format: STL





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