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Thread: How to heatsink a lot of power electronics?
face BY : Mike Kendall email (remove spam text)

   I had an application where I wanted to purchase cheap heatsinks.  I
ended up buying surplus pentium II heatsinks that are not in demand dirt
cheap on Ebay.
Mike Kendall
----- Original Message -----
From: Douglas Butler <.....dbutler@spam@spamTakeThisOuTIMETRIX.COM>
Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2001 11:51:34 AM
Subject: Re: [OT]: How to heatsink a lot of power electronics?

> How about "metal, clamped, and use lock washers."
> More seriously, anything you can do to provide airflow is good.  Of
> course you have to keep the grass clippings from collecting on the
> TO220s.  If your motor has a fan and you can duct the intake over the
> transistors it will help cooling a lot.
> Sherpa Doug
> > {Original Message removed}

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