Nick: willek  Info
Age: 37
Location: Tampere

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case n

Author: willek
Used time: Months
Cost: ~200 EUR

I wanted the case to be as small as possible, but still durable and robust. To this end, I decided to use water jet cutting. 3mm aluminium is strong but light, and didnt cost too much. I used the inventor model to create blueprints, and converted them into autocad dwg format. Tampereen vesileikkaus did a fine job with the water jet cutter. The parts cost me 120 Euros.

Here are the water jet cut parts.

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alt I used Chemical metal to glue the parts together.

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alt Of course there was a small error in my designs. There was only empty space where there should have been one of the motherboards attachment points. Luckily it was easy to correct with chemical metal

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 Timelapse video of the gluing process.
alt Finished frame. The holes on the motherboard tray are for PSU airflow.

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