How to build a charger protection
Design Concept:
-As small, light and thin as possible
-Protect electronics and connectors
-Feedback led lights visible

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Material and Resources you will need:
-1/8" transparent acrylic sheet
-0.06" black acrylic sheet
-contact glue
-clips
-access to laser-cutter


Providers, used for SWAP project:
-0.06" black acrylic sheet www.eplastics.com
http://www.eplastics.com/Plastic/Plexiglass_Acrylic_Sheet_Black_and_White
-1/8" transparent acrylic sheet www.usplastics.com
http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=37470&catid=442orange
Other useful resources:
-Laser-cutter services www.pololu.com

Material usage estimate:
12"x24" acrylic sheet makes 56 pieces A
12"x24" acrylic sheet makes 56 pieces F
12"x24" acrylic sheet makes 250 pieces B
12"x24" acrylic sheet makes 800 pieces C
12"x24" acrylic sheet makes 1400 pieces D
12"x24" acrylic sheet makes 56 pieces E

Safety considerations:
When using the laser cutter is always a good idea to wear a gas mask to prevent from inhaling potential toxic gases.

Files:
Pdf files
Pieces index
Dwg files:

ch_A.dwg








Instructions:
Step 1. Laser-cut all pieces using files provided.

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Step 2. Glue B shape to black base. Use as little amount of glue as possible.

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Step 3. Glue charger to base (using as little as possible glue), glue C and D. Place E and glue it to shapes B,C,C (Glue should not touch electronic components).


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Step 4. Glue F -with arrows cut-out- on top of E.

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Step 5. Clip all sides for a couple of hours to let dry completely.

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Step 6. Remove all stickers protector from sheets only when glue is totally dried.
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Done!