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I covered my charging cord with an old garden hose

Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:28 pm


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Re: I covered my charging cord with an old garden hose

Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:18 pm

1" split loom tubing might work (and a lot less work).

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Re: I covered my charging cord with an old garden hose

Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:18 pm

Google "Spiral wrap tubing".
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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Re: I covered my charging cord with an old garden hose

Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:21 pm

In all these cases I don't think the spiral wrap, hose-based or not, would provide enough crush protection.
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Re: I covered my charging cord with an old garden hose

Fri Feb 05, 2021 12:22 pm

LeftieBiker wrote:
Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:21 pm
In all these cases I don't think the spiral wrap, hose-based or not, would provide enough crush protection.
No crush protection, just abrasion. If you need crush protection there is wiring channel protection that can be placed over the cable to withstand foot or even vehicular traffic. Though I would consider the situation before putting any cable run in a common area with foot traffic.
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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Re: I covered my charging cord with an old garden hose

Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:27 pm

For this particular case I'd look into getting a aluminum door threshold. They are usually extruded aluminum and have tall ridges with hollows on the back side. If you could find one with the right amount of clearance on the bottom it protect the wire and wouldn't cause a tripping hazard or look out of place.

eg https://www.homedepot.com/p/M-D-Buildin ... /100181529

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