Loading

Huxley 120mm x 38mm outer-edge fan mount

by Physics_Dude, published

Huxley 120mm x 38mm outer-edge fan mount by Physics_Dude Dec 2, 2012
0 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps

Contents

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

Thing Statistics

5241Views 520Downloads Found in 3D Printer Accessories

Summary

Derived from drdpj's 12cm outer-edge fan mount (for 25mm deep fans), this version is designed for the often much more powerful 38mm deep fans.
A lot of these larger fans can spit out a massive amount of air, and with that, only one is required in most cases. The one I use is a 225DS-1LP13 manufactured by Etri.
Update: Version 2 (fan_mount_38_2.stl) now has longer nibs to better grip the holes on the fan.
Update: I've added an optional XL version (fan_mount_40_2_XL.stl) which is about 3mm wider to accommodate and secure optional fan guards or shrouds.

Instructions

  1. Print
  2. Attach (Long clips go on top)
  3. Regulate*
  4. Route wires
  5. Done
    • If your printer runs on a higher voltage other then 12 volts, like 19v for the RepRapPro Huxley with Melzi electronics, then you will need to regulate it down to 12v. This is briefly described below. Otherwise it is likely that your fan will generate more thrust then is weighs and cause sheer terror when it breaks free.
      I used two NJM7812FA regulators in parallel with a small clip-on heat sink each. Those output to the fan's input with a single 35v 100uF cap in parallel to mute the sounds of the PWM for speed control.

More from 3D Printer Accessories

view more

All Apps

3D Print your file with 3D Hubs, the world’s largest online marketplace for 3D printing services.

App Info Launch App

This App connects Thingiverse with Makeprintable, a cloud-based mesh repair service that analyzes, validates and repairs most common mesh errors that can occur when preparing a 3D design file for p...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

Like the idea of the cap to mute the PWM sounds!

Top