Introduction: Egg Separator

I made this to solve a serious problem in today's society: Not being able to separate the white of the egg from the yolk. So, I designed and 3D printed a egg separator device.

Step 1: Design in CAD

Designing this complicated device was a serious struggle, I had to find a way for the container to attach itself to a bowl so that a person would have two hands free for their egg cracking. I also had to design a bowl large enough for an egg to fit into and holes in the bowl small enough so that the yolk doesn't fall through, but large enough for the egg whites to go through.

Step 2: 3D Print

This is probably the hardest part, one would have to take my previously drawn up design and plug it into a 3D printer. The unfortunate part about this is that it takes a rather long time to print.

Step 3: Use Final Product

1. Attach device to bowl

2. Crack an egg

3. Pour egg into device

4. Watch as the egg whites drain away

5. After a couple minutes you're left with just the yolk

Comments

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DIY Hacks and How Tos made it! (author)2016-05-18

Great idea. Can you strain multiple eggs at the same time?

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poe2016as made it! (author)poe2016as2016-05-20

Yes, it can. My sister loves her eggs and eats tons at a time, but she hates the yolk and tends to crack an egg into a glass then reach en and take out the yolk (it's rather disgusting). So, I made her an easy way to make breakfast.

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rjkorn made it! (author)2016-05-19

You can buy from maker geeks who have food grade rated filaments like PLA and pett

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rjkorn made it! (author)2016-05-19

You can buy from maker geeks who have food grade rated filaments like PLA and pett

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rjkorn made it! (author)2016-05-19

You can buy from maker geeks who have food grade rated filaments like PLA and pett

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rjkorn made it! (author)2016-05-19

You can buy from maker geeks who have food grade rated filaments like PLA and pett

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rjkorn made it! (author)2016-05-19

Btw PLA is made from corn and is considered food safe. That's what I plan to use. I made a bunch of cookie cutters with it.

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rjkorn made it! (author)2016-05-19

Btw PLA is made from corn and is considered food safe. That's what I plan to use. I made a bunch of cookie cutters with it.

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rjkorn made it! (author)2016-05-19

That's a great idea. What the idw file? I want to make a couple. Can you post a dxf file?

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carlos66ba made it! (author)2016-05-18

Folks, make sure the plastic you use is food safe. Also: since 3D printed parts are relatively porous, this will be prone to keeping organics (including bacteria) in such pores. This is one case where 3D printed parts is not really a good idea, sorry.

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