Precious Plastic Clothes Peg Mould

Empower your community to make a sustainable impact with the Precious Plastic Clothes Peg Mould. Designed for injection moulding with recycled polypropylene (PP), this mould produces 8 durable pegs in a single cycle. The mould design is open-source, allowing you to download the 3D files and blueprints, add your own logo and text, and CNC mill it for replication within the Precious Plastic community.

Key Features:

  • Recycled Polypropylene: Use PP, a durable and flexible material, ideal for clothes pegs designed to withstand repeated bending.
  • Open-Source Design: Access the 3D files and blueprints, customize with your branding, and replicate the mould for wider community use.
  • Recycling Code Embossing: One side of the peg features the PP recycling code (), promoting recycling awareness and eco-friendly practices.
  • Precious Plastic Branding: The other side of the peg is customized with "Precious Plastic," strengthening the connection to your community's mission.

Attachments

1-2023M-01-01-Peg.step 1-2023M-02-02_8Pegs_BottomMould.pdf 1-2023M-02-02_8Pegs_BottomMould.step 1-2023M-02-03_8Pegs_TopMould.pdf 1-2023M-02-03_8Pegs_TopMould.step

Resources

3D Files

  • 3D Step File: /1-2023M-01-01-Peg.step - Preview
  • 3D Step File: /1-2023M-02-02_8Pegs_BottomMould.step - Preview
  • 3D Step File: /1-2023M-02-03_8Pegs_TopMould.step - Preview
  • 3D Step File: /1-2023M-01-01-Peg.step - Preview
  • 3D Step File: /1-2023M-02-02_8Pegs_BottomMould.step - Preview
  • 3D Step File: /1-2023M-02-03_8Pegs_TopMould.step - Preview

Step 1 - Mill the Mould

In the provided CAD files, you will find the top and bottom part of the mould. Download the files and mill the mould.

If you are using a plastic other than polypropylene, you will have to change the recycling logo accordingly, as this mould was primarily made for PP.

You will also need 16 M8x25 screws.

Step 2 - Inject

Assemble the mould and inject. Each injection should give you eight pegs.

One peg weighs 5.5g, all pegs plus sprue and runners about 50g.

Step 3 - Disassembling and afterwork

Disassemble the mould after injection. If any pegs are stuck in the mould, use a flat tool to carefully lift it out. Trim off any excess plastic and use a blowtorch to soften the edges.

Step 4 - Use it

The pegs are great as cothes peg, but also to close bags or pix papers, cards, …

Feel free to comment, get in contact if you like to get any modifications or other moulds.

Happy recycling!

Thomas @@{rrguoBLGigPW35rVXqCoPTQdjh13:johannplasto}

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