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Project Small no thrills cover for the new 12v and 24v power supply. V2

Ultra Low Profile power supply Ultra Low Profile cover

  1. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

  2. Ronald van Arkel

    Ronald van Arkel Master Staff Member Resident Builder Builder

    PSU_MW_350_cover_1080p.png

    Side holes are 0.6mm off for me, they might e a little big for screws.

    -Ronald
     
  3. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

    Are they off to the back or front of the power supply? It looks like I need to move them .6 mm towards the front. The holes are for a M4 bolt I can change that to M3 if that would be better.
     
  4. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

    And thanks again. You keep making my work look awesome.
     
  5. Ronald van Arkel

    Ronald van Arkel Master Staff Member Resident Builder Builder

    I made that picture so you could put it in your post ;). I'll post the model of the PSU in the next days so everyone can use it.

    upload_2016-2-12_16-1-49.png
    This is how it looks from the side. Depending on the PSU, the first strip of aluminium is between 6.5 and 7mm.

    I would make the holes for a parker screw else you have to glue the nut at the back of the hole :D.

    -Ronald
     
  6. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

  7. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

    I have gotten laze PETG is strong enough to hold a M4 bolt in place. But that probably wouldn't work for ABS and definitely not PLA I bit worried about Parker screw as it could damage The terminal insulation on the power input side. I could redesign it to hold an M3 nut so you don't haft to glue it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2016
  8. Ronald van Arkel

    Ronald van Arkel Master Staff Member Resident Builder Builder

    There are short parker screws, but could be hard to find, M3 nut inserts would be the best I think, just on one side, and the other side could have a clip (2mm in height shape that would fit), or even, you could put on both sides clips to hook into the grooves?

    -Ronald
     
  9. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

    I'm going to do the side clips I think it's probably The safest option don't have to worry about people shorting something out when I get back later this evening I'll make the changes and print it out.
     
  10. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

    Ok finely added tab on the side going to print this right now.
    ULP covertab.jpg
     

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  11. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

    Ok the new ver works well going to up load it as the v2 download.
     
  12. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

    Ronald thanks for your input and observations.
     
  13. Ronald van Arkel

    Ronald van Arkel Master Staff Member Resident Builder Builder

    Did it work out? In a bit I will put a new image on ;)
     
  14. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

    It work perfectly. Used PETG with 30% infill so it still flexible.
     
  15. Ronald van Arkel

    Ronald van Arkel Master Staff Member Resident Builder Builder

    I'm a novice when it comes to printing, never liked it and gave up after ABS would not stick to the bed :p.

    Here you go, all looks like it would fit nicely:

    upload_2016-2-15_15-3-3.png
    upload_2016-2-15_15-4-7.png
    If the clip is to much to the front they can easily file or scrape it down a bit.
    upload_2016-2-15_15-5-53.png
    LED lines up well, don't know if it is easy to see during the day but it sure gives it something extra.

    Nice work :).

    -Ronald
     
  16. Ronald van Arkel

    Ronald van Arkel Master Staff Member Resident Builder Builder

    Ow, and please, what is that yellow 24v connected you are using, how is it named?
     
  17. Belgath

    Belgath Journeyman Builder

  18. Ronald van Arkel

    Ronald van Arkel Master Staff Member Resident Builder Builder

    Interesting, they are compact and fool proof, 60A is more than enough. Seems that the hobbyking has a good price on them too.

    Thank you.
     
  19. MaryD

    MaryD Master Staff Member Moderator

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