Wallbox weather protection and cable holder

for go-eCharger and EN IEC 62196 Type 2 (Mennekes) plug

For your home


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Not for printing - but here are the files anyway...

The go-eCharger is 150 mm slim - so can be fitted to the face side of a wall.
When we got our BEV, I bolted the "IEC 62196-2 Type 2 Plug dummy connector with hose hanger by rrr" (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1767964) to the wooden door next to it. But as that door has to be renewed, we needed some other solution in the medium term.

As I worked with Cutworks (https://www.cutworks.com/ - german company) before, I tried designing a bent steel part in FreeCAD - as STEP files were required to get a quote on that.

They cleaned up the file and manufactured a single item for below 400,- € from 3mm corten steel (which will rust - but only on the surface). Fortunately I managed to hit dimensions, that could be easily strapped to a EUR-pallet / EPAL, so collection via shipping company was easily possible. (The part is 1006 x 800 x 159 mm³ and weighs about 22 kg.)

To my surprise everything fell into place as exprected. 😬

Materials and methods

Custom lasercut and bent part, made from 3 mm corten steel.
Shipping via forwarding agent.
Stainless steel 6x50 mm screws & 8x40 mm dowels for "feet" and mounting to the wall (5 pcs. each). I drilled out the laser-cut holes for that.
Some 4 or 4.5 mm screw and a 6 mm dowel for the top mount - you need the ratchet with flexible shaft here.
Two DIN 603 M5x20 mm mushroom head / carriage bolts ("lock screws" with a 7x7 mm square beneath the head) with shims and acorn nuts for the printed cable holder.



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