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Heatsink Falloff

Dhanish

#33867

Heatsink Falloff | 23 April, 2005

What are the reasons for the Heatsink falling off from the boards?The attachment method is using Adhesive Tape.

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Mike G

#33897

Heatsink Falloff | 26 April, 2005

Im guessing your using a PSA? We have had very little luck with this method of attachment as a standalone.Works great if you are using clips. I would suggest you look into a thermal adhesive.

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RDR

#33900

Heatsink Falloff | 26 April, 2005

Are you cleaning the component off first with alcohol or something equivelent (noresidue)?

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