If you use brushes on a regular basis, you’ve probably been annoyed with how long it can take to dry the bristles. This project uses a small fan to help dry up to 9 brushes at a time. We even added Ultraviolet LEDs to help sterilize and disinfect the bristles.
The ring holder is dual printed in PLA and NinjaFlex, so the flaps can easy bend to accommodate different brush sizes. The ring securely snaps into the grooves on top of the box. It can even hold two brush at a time to maximize space on the brush box.
read the full step by step build instructions on: https://learn.adafruit.com/uv-brush-cleaner/overview
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