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ever so slightly obsessed

The mooncup post

The things I do for you guys, seriously. This is not nearly interesting enough to justify the half hour I just spent making these posts :P

Vital stats:

Website: http://www.mooncup.co.uk/
Manufactured in: UK
International shipping: yes, free
Price direct from seller: £18.99 (including postage worldwide)
Material: Silicone, yellowish (can be whitened with sterilising solution)
Sizes: two: B ('before birth') and A ('after birth')
Rim: thick
Holes: quite small, just under the rim
Stem: Hollow
Branding: 'www.mooncup.co.uk' on inside of rim

Obsessive measurements:

Manufacturer data: http://www.mooncup.co.uk/menstrual_cup_model.html. These are my own measurements.

Size A

Measuring lines: 7.5ml and 15ml (accurate according to my measuring spoon)
Vol until holes: 25ml
Vol until rim: 40ml
Diameter: 4.6cm
Height including stem: 7.2cm (difficult to be accurate with this one)
Height of cup itself: 5cm

Size B

Measuring lines: 6ml and 12ml (accurate according to my measuring spoon)
Vol until holes: 20ml
Vol until rim: 35ml
Diameter: 4.4cm
Height including stem: 7cm (difficult to be accurate with this one)
Height of cup itself: 4.7cm


Click for larger, and then if you so desire, click again for obscenely large (except the first one).


The cup

With a 10p coin for scale

Detail of the cup

Detail of the rim

Detail of branding

Side by side of two sizes (not very different are they!)

Size comparison part two

Tags: diagrams & pictures, mooncup (uk)
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