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Car Heater-Vent Hanger

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Car Heater-Vent Hanger[edit]

Project developed by Eric Benson
This OSAT has been designed but not yet tested - use at own risk.
This OSAT has been prototyped.

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This is a device that clips into the heater vents for anyone who owns a car. For an example, this hanger can be used to dry out gloves or similar items after a day in the snow.

Bill of Materials[edit]

1. PLA Filament

Tools needed for fabrication of the OSAT[edit]

Razor blade to get it off the print bed if you have good adhesion.

Skills and Knowledge Necessary to Make the OSAT[edit]

This device can be used by simply printing the part and then attaching it to the vent in car.

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions[edit]

FreeCad Files and STL Files for all Components are Located on YouMagine

Link Here for STL and FreeCAD Files

  1. Print out the necessary file (Car Heater-Vent Hanger)
  2. Install the part in your car's heater vent
  3. Hang any object that your heater vents can support.

Common Problems and Solutions[edit]

  • Modifications may be necessary for different vehicles with different sized vents.

Cost savings[edit]

Plastic Used in Printing =~ $0.11


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