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Total Cost ~$2.03
 
Total Cost ~$2.03
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[https://www.adafruit.com/product/2624 Versus $15 Pomona Holder]
  
 
'''Print Settings and Instructions'''
 
'''Print Settings and Instructions'''
* Printing with 2 perimeters and 3 top and bottom layers with 20% infill delivers high quality and strong results.
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* 0.2 mm layer height
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These settings will deliver good quality and strong results.
  
 
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|title= [[Printable Parts]]
|Image:printable_wire_holder.JPG|Wire Holder Model  
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|Image:printable_wire_holder.JPG|Wire Holder Model
 
[http://3dprint.nih.gov/discover/3DPX-004032 Model Files]
 
[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