Power Supply Terminal Cover

by AlephObjects, published

Power Supply Terminal Cover by AlephObjects Sep 23, 2011

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This cover snaps on to shield the terminals on the large switching power supplies (anyone know a classification name for the this PS case type?)

The open terminals on these power supplies are very dangerous. Print out a cover and snap it on so you don't turn into a crispy tart.

-Parts and files: GPLv3
-Images: CC BY SA


Make sure your PS is unplugged.
Put in your wires and tighten them.
Snap on the cover.
Plug in the PS.

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Power Supply Terminal Cover by AlephObjects is licensed under the GNU - GPL license.

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Thanks for the design, recorded a timelapse of the print: https://youtu.be/_SY0gI0bljA

re: "anyone know a classification name for the this PS case type?"

I hear people refer to them as "Mean Well style," especially given yours has their logo.

I should have looked here first - just designed exactly the same thing :)

Do the terminals get hot? Can I use PLA instead of ABS when printing this item?

They shouldn't get hot. If they do, the wires are too thin or the connection is bad. I presume PLA will be just fine, but we use ABS.

Thanks! That is what I thought, but I just wanted to make sure.

Useful thing. (much better than tape. ;) )

Any chance of a source file? I think my PSU is a different size of the same type.

Thanks sooo much....

One of the things I always had in mind but never got around to draw...

Mine came with a flip up cover. Did yours not?

One or two of ours has the cover, but most have no cover.

A lot of the cheaper ones don't