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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.
  

Revision as of 14:45, 8 November 2016

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

Team

Nicholas Lanter Undergrad student, Computer Engineering

Logan Brueck Undergrad student, Mechanical Engineering

Project

Test Lead Holder

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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

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

Print Settings and Instructions

  • Printing with 2 perimeters and 3 top and bottom layers with 20% infill delivers high quality and strong results.

Installation and Use

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

Files

Printable Parts
Wire Holder Model

Model Files