3-D Printed Wyolum e-ink badge holder cases

I recently posted about e-ink event badge that Wyolum has created for the Open Hardware Summit. VERY COOL! Nice job Wyolum!

Front of e-ink "e-badge" from Wyolum:
wyolum_badge1.jpg

Back of Wyolum's e-ink "e-badge":
wyolum_badge2.jpg

The bare PCB will go over very well at that specific conference, given that it is about talking about hardware, and people will want to see the design layout, etc. :) However, I decided to take a stab at creating a 3-D printed case for it ... you know for post conference possibilities with it.

I checked wyolum's git repo, but didn't see any Gerber files for board layout, so I took some measurements off Jimmie's 1st run production board he got from Wyolum to try to mock something up in SolidWorks.

Here's what I have thus far without testing with the physical badge.

First, I traced and draw out (as best I could) the parts of the e-ink e-badge.

Wyolum_scan.jpg

Wyolum_scan_color.jpg

Then I scanned the drawings and imported into Solidworks to use to trace out the geometry of the part.

badgeholdercase_front_solidworks.jpg

Here's some of the work in SolidWorks:
wyolum_3dprinted_e-inkbadge_case1.jpg

wyolum_3dprinted_e-inkbadge_case2.jpg

Here is the export of the part in MeshLab (as .STL):

wyolum_meshlab.png

I still need to think about accessibility, line up holes, and create the back plate to it that molds to form an enclosure around the badge, but it's a start to a possible case.

There's also the fact that the PCB acts as an arduino shield ... so I need to take that into consideration when designing the back plate ... I didn't wanna wreck Jimmie's board without him sufficiently playing with it (yet). :)

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