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An open source wire lead holder that can be easily printed for any lab. Saving both time and money.
 
An open source wire lead holder that can be easily printed for any lab. Saving both time and money.
  
A commercial off the shelf wire holder would cost about $15, this holder will cost $1.29 to print.
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A commercial off the shelf wire holder would cost about $15, this holder will cost $2.07 to print and mount.
Also it can be printed in just a few hours which would be much faster than if you had to order and ship one.
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It can be printed in just a few hours which would be much faster than if you had to order and ship one.
  
 
==Prototype==
 
==Prototype==

Revision as of 21:18, 7 November 2016

Wire Holder Prototype

Team

Nicholas Lanter Undergrad student, Computer Engineering

Logan Brueck Undergrad student, Mechanical Engineering

Project

Test Lead Holder

An open source wire lead holder that can be easily printed for any lab. Saving both time and money.

A commercial off the shelf wire holder would cost about $15, this holder will cost $2.07 to print and mount. It can be printed in just a few hours which would be much faster than if you had to order and ship one.

Prototype

Bill Of Materials

  • 3x #6 sheet metal screws @ $0.372 per screw
  • Approximately 70 grams of PLA or equivalent filament @$0.24 per gram. $1.70

Total Cost ~$2.07

Installation and Use

  • Install using 3x #6 sheet metal screws and slide wire holder over screws, then tighten.

Files

Printable Parts
Outside Material Funnel Cone  
Inside Material Funnel Cone  
Side view Screw with Holder  
Top view Screw with Holder  
Main Drive Motor Pulley  
T5 Drive Belt  
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