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jayrob

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These are designed with the O-like Green Modules in mind, but I can fit the center hole for AixiZ, Meredith, or Green modules! :)



These heatsinks are probably overkill as far as mass goes. I just ordered some 1" X 1" hexagon material. They should be great for those labby style projects!

Just let me know what size module to fit them for!

* $20 plus $3 dollars for shipping and handling...
* Please read my shipping policy here!
 
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nice job jay, i made me a few like that for my labby projects.... so the heatsink does not roll around ;D
 

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The only thing I could see to improve this is to make a set screw on the bottom. This allows you to securely fasten it in your spyrograph/scanner.
 

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I figure that they would have to be shimmed or aligned into place...

I have found that an easy thing to use is 5 minute Quick set putty. It can be formed into what ever shape or angle needed.

But lots of options to make something like this work for each application! :)

By the way, thanks for suggesting this to me Ken. I hope some people will find them useful...
Jay
 

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I hope people see the value as much as I do.  I've got these (pics below), and they are great for scanner or spyro projects.  Although I'd rather see the screw hole in the bottom so that it can be tweaked after you've set it in place for beam alignment.  Yes you could put it in place with some quick set putty but once it's there, there is no adjustment or alignment.  And that is pretty critical as your setup changes and needs to be tweaked.


 

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Nice heatsinks, bit expensive though.

But how would you make the aixiz touch the case to remove heat?
 

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Ieon said:
Nice heatsinks, bit expensive though.

But how would you make the aixiz touch the case to remove heat?

ORLY?  

How much do you usually pay for your heat sinks?

Peace,
dave
 

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daguin said:
[quote author=Ieon link=1235940821/0#6 date=1235972410]Nice heatsinks, bit expensive though.

But how would you make the aixiz touch the case to remove heat?

ORLY?  

How much do you usually pay for your heat sinks?

Peace,
dave[/quote]

15 USD.

These would be nice at 25 USD shipped.
 

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Ieon said:
[quote author=daguin link=1235940821/0#7 date=1235972686][quote author=Ieon link=1235940821/0#6 date=1235972410]Nice heatsinks, bit expensive though.
But how would you make the aixiz touch the case to remove heat?
ORLY?  
How much do you usually pay for your heat sinks?
Peace,
dave[/quote]
15 USD.
These would be nice at 25 USD shipped.
[/quote]

You should buy the $15 ones.

Peace,
dave
 

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Ieon said:
Nice heatsinks, bit expensive though.

But [highlight]how would you make the aixiz touch the case [/highlight]to remove heat?
That's what the set screw is for. It will hold the module tight, pressing it against the inside of the heatsink and of course making contact with the module itself.

These set screws require a 1.5mm Allen wrench just like all of my heatsinks. (Allen wrench not incuded)







Ken, I could easily put a threaded mounting hole in the heatsink. I would just need to know the thread size and desired location! :)
Jay
 

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daguin said:
[quote author=Ieon link=1235940821/0#8 date=1235972818][quote author=daguin link=1235940821/0#7 date=1235972686][quote author=Ieon link=1235940821/0#6 date=1235972410]Nice heatsinks, bit expensive though.
But how would you make the aixiz touch the case to remove heat?
ORLY?  
How much do you usually pay for your heat sinks?
Peace,
dave[/quote]
15 USD.
These would be nice at 25 USD shipped.
[/quote]

You should buy the $15 ones.

Peace,
dave[/quote]

Is it just me or did I just get owned ? :-?
 

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Screw holes on the bottom could be anywhere. just so long as you can mount your laser to what ever base you need.
 

jayrob

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EricJ, your Hexagon Heatsinks are shiping today. (Tuesday)
Thanks!
Jay
 

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frehal, just to let you know that your Hexagon heatsink (and other items) are shipping today. (Tuesday)

:thanks:
Jay
 

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ORLY? *

How much do you usually pay for your heat sinks?

Peace,
dave
a 12" piece of 1" hex 6061 from McMasterCarr is like $16 - that's gotta be at least 12 of your "heat sinks" Throw in $0.60 for a really good setscrew and with shipping from McMasterCarr you're talking $20 each for your "Labor".
 




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