Wall mount for Mennekes EV-plug

This is a holder for the IEC62196-2 electric vehicle charging plug that is the de facto standard in most of Europe.This wall mounted holder is for the vehicle-side Mennekes plug.

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Description

It has a wider mouth to allow easy insertion, but after inserting it a bit further it's quite tight (doh, from now on inserting this plug will not be the same).

I've found the tolerances to be perfect in the STL file. It's easy to insert or remove the plug, even without a precise aim. However, it's a parametric SCAD model so you can adjust it to your needs with OpenSCAD.

If the wall's surface is uneven, I recommend mounting it with spacers (e.g. an M6 nut) between the plate and the wall. This is to avoid deforming the back plate. Use the washers to avoid deforming the mounting plate's holes.

Print it with a high infill (e.g. > 35%) so that it will be quite strong and last many years.

It will fit plugs such as Mennekes plugs that are made according to VDE-AR-E 2623-2-2.

Materials and methods

- 1 printed part
- 4 screws
- 4 washers
- 4 spacers

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Mini screen shot 2013 07 15 at 6.49.36 pmErik de Bruijn published this design ago