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SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:26 pm

Does anyone have any info on where I can get a schematic with the dimensions for the port end of the j1772 plug. I want to design a 3d printable wall mountable port to plug my EVSE in when not in use.
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Re: SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:29 am

I couldn't find a a side view, but these might help.

Not perfect but here's one drawing:
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And here's more detail: http://www.fveaa.org/fb/FCI_Power-S3-SA ... 06_276.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:46 pm

I have the same idea. Earlier today, I searched the Autodesk 123D gallery for similar design, but found nothing.

The free 123D software is so fun and easy to use, you will have it done in no time. Might be nice to add a momentary switch to sense the J plug being docked (in case of future OpenEVSE functionality).

Did you find out what a local fabricator might charge once you finalize your design?

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Re: SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:42 pm

borland wrote:I have the same idea. Earlier today, I searched the Autodesk 123D gallery for similar design, but found nothing.

The free 123D software is so fun and easy to use, you will have it done in no time. Might be nice to add a momentary switch to sense the J plug being docked (in case of future OpenEVSE functionality).

Did you find out what a local fabricator might charge once you finalize your design?
I found the auto desk free software to be problematic. It doesn't tend to work if their predefined shapes don't fit together. I really wish pro engineer had a free version. That software is really nice. I'll continue to try the free stuff.

Thanks for the drawing good find. I'll have to also take some measurements to get the top latch right.

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Re: SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:27 am

Here's my draft part using Autodesk's 123D Design software. Program is not stable, so you need to save your work frequently.

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Don't know what it would cost to print.

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Re: SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:50 am

Nice work.
The cost depends upon the type and amount of material used in the part.

Perhaps make thinner walls, and add gussets at stress points.
Complexity is not very important, so things like a thin wall
with ribs for strength can save money.

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Re: SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:54 am

For safety, you might want to round all the exterior edges.
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Re: SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:57 am

If the latch "bump" on the top is a bit too high, you will
be able to push the J1772 in, but not be able to get it out!
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Re: SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:06 am

The poor man's version uses these PVC fittings:
(of course, you wanted much nicer)

A Cap (or floor flange) that can be screwed to the wall,
a Short piece of pipe to connect to the elbow,
a 45 degree elbow, possibly with another short
piece for pipe... all sized to "fit" the J1772 plug.
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Re: SAE J1772 inlet port Dimensions

Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:12 am

How big is it? I might give it a go in my printer just for laughs.

Though I don't have any connector to test fit with.
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