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Prusa (lm8uu x-carriage) Clip-on Fan Mount

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Prusa (lm8uu x-carriage) Clip-on Fan Mount by supereprapper Feb 16, 2013
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This is a fan mount for a centrifugal computer cooling fan that will clip right on the back of your prusa's x-carriage. The mount keeps the bearings secured in case you are like me and your clips lost their grip on the bearings due to vibration stresses.


Print out fan mount. Find a 30mm thick fan(I found mine in an old dell desktop. It was used to cool the cpu.) Slide a 40mm m3 screw through the mounting holes, securing the fan to the mount. Now simply clip the assumbly onto the back of your x carriage, wire it up and you're GOLDEN.

FYI make sure the fan clearance is sufficient over the print bed. Mine has a good millimeter of clearance. Less may work as well

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I just gutted a old dell computer, gonna measure that fan when i get home, i like they way it looks on your printer!

Thanks! Thats great to hear, please post pics. Id love to see how it works out for ya!