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I'm at the early design stages of a project and I'm trying to determine the feasibility of constructing an icosahedron using PCBs for the 20 faces, similar to this ... -assembly/, however, with an easier method of readily accessing and enclosing the contents rather than cable ties.

My best idea at the moment is to use epoxy to create a lower and upper half of 10 faces each - this way the angles between faces can be fixed - alongside some simple clips or nylon PCB hinges to join both sections.

I have looked into some conventional forms of mechanically attaching PCBs, such as castellations, headers and hinged-standoffs, but I haven't managed to come across something that allows a fixed angle other than right angles. Is there something I've overlooked? Can anyone suggest other options?


Last edited by igor55 on Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:23 pm, edited 2 times in total.