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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 $2.07 to print and mount.
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A commercial off the shelf wire holder would cost about $15, this holder will cost $2.03 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.
 
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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'''Bill Of Materials'''
 
'''Bill Of Materials'''
*3x #6 sheet metal screws @ $0.372 per screw
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*3x #6 sheet metal screws @ $0.11 per screw
 
*Approximately 70 grams of PLA or equivalent filament @$0.24 per gram. $1.70
 
*Approximately 70 grams of PLA or equivalent filament @$0.24 per gram. $1.70
  
Total Cost ~$2.07
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Total Cost ~$2.03
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[https://www.adafruit.com/product/2624 Versus $15 Pomona Holder]
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'''Print Settings and Instructions'''
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* 0.2 mm layer height
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* 2 perimeters
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* 3 top and bottom layers
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* 20% infill
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These settings will deliver good quality and strong results.
  
 
'''Installation and Use'''
 
'''Installation and Use'''
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|title= [[Printable Parts]]
 
|title= [[Printable Parts]]
 
|Image:printable_wire_holder.JPG|Wire Holder Model
 
|Image:printable_wire_holder.JPG|Wire Holder Model
 
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[http://3dprint.nih.gov/discover/3DPX-004032 Model Files]
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 15:06, 8 November 2016

Printed Wire Holder
Wire holder being used in an MTU undergrad electronic lab

Team[edit]

Nicholas Lanter Undergrad student, Computer Engineering

Logan Brueck Undergrad student, Mechanical Engineering

Project[edit]

Test Lead Holder

CLICK HERE FOR SOURCE FILES

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 $2.03 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[edit]

Bill Of Materials

  • 3x #6 sheet metal screws @ $0.11 per screw
  • Approximately 70 grams of PLA or equivalent filament @$0.24 per gram. $1.70

Total Cost ~$2.03 Versus $15 Pomona Holder

Print Settings and Instructions

  • 0.2 mm layer height
  • 2 perimeters
  • 3 top and bottom layers
  • 20% infill

These settings will deliver good quality and strong results.

Installation and Use

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

Files[edit]

Printable Parts
Wire Holder Model

Model Files