by Aqua_Computer, published
Use This Project
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
How to remove the heat spreader from the Skylake CPU?
There are many removal tutorials you can find in the web. Aqua Computer has developed a solution that is now provided for free private use: The Skylake twister.
This tool can be printed with many FDM-3D printers at home from the supplied STL files. The Skylake CPU will be inserted in the pocket of the bottom part and after that the Skylake twister will be plugged together.
To remove the heat spreader you need to turn the top part in the direction of the arrow. After 15 degrees it will stop and this is the point where the heat spreader gets in contact. Both parts of the Skylake twister are now securely locked against each other.
At the sides of the tool are two holes. At this point you need two strong screwdrivers to insert into these two holes. Resume twisting using the screwdrivers until you hear a loud cracking sound. Your heat spreader is now removed from the CPU. Both parts are secured in the pockets during the complete process.
Skylake twister by Aqua_Computer is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is not allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving Aqua_Computer a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure Aqua_Computer would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).