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Tenok / DIY vacuum cleaner construction manual


While a recent UK study revealed that more than half of all vacuum cleaners are trashed when they still work, their manufacture accounts for the second largest production of greenhouse gases among electric appliances.
Tenok turns that “waste“ into a resource: With the help of adjustable adaptors, it can be equipped with almost any used vacuum cleaner motor and hose. A very detailed online construction manual enables even amateurs to build their own Tenok in a makerspace. All print parts can be downloaded for free and work with small entry-level FDM-printers. Get acquainted with basic traditional and digital crafts through recycling!


Lund University

Lund University
Lund, Sweden

Tim Krahmer,
Lund University