3D Printed Mouse Trap Concept




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Introduction: 3D Printed Mouse Trap Concept

This is for my Industrial Design class. Our group project was to redesign the common mouse trap.


  • Kill the mouse humanly (Quick kill)
  • User friendly, nothing to complicated
  • Safe to handle and be safe around pet and children
  • Ovoid messy outcomes

The idea started on a basic spring trap. That idea was then turned to this. A shocking mousetrap. The mouse crawls inside and gets shocked on the plates. The round design lets the mouse trap blend in without showing what it really is. To dispose of mouse all that had to be done was to turn the trap over a trash can making so that the mouse does not have to been touched or seen.

The other pictures are of the other groups projects.



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    I would love to see it added to the 3D print group I have just started https://www.instructables.com/group/3Dprint/ Thanks

    How do you ensure that it will step on both electrode pads simultaneously? Or is this assumed?

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     perhaps using a capacitor so that it only discharges when both pads are touched.

    About how much does a printer like that cost, i need one bad...

    how do you make the print wat machine do you use

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    It was the same printer i used for the combination lock. Dimesion brand 3D Printer. Not top sure what model it was.