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Well, I got the bug again- I came up with a killer design this time!

Attached is the baseplate design in .DXF format for you AutoCAD users- The program I used is eMachineShop, available at emachineshop.com for free.

This is the baseplate, it will have a top plate where 3 barbed holes will go, one inlet, the other two outlets similar in design to the RBX. It gives me the best of both worlds: High flow of the RBX, and jet impingment, like the Storm. Tomorrow, I'll post up a picture of the top plate.

The two holes at the ends of the block are for the Socket 939 holes- 90mm apart.
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post #2 of 146
Good job so far, how are you going to make the impregnations for the holes? theoretically they should be like small bowls or dimples.
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ok so i see the edges of the circles arnt sharp they are tapered.
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post #4 of 146
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Exactly. eMachineShop gave me the option of flat, rounded or drilled, I chose drilled because it's cheaper and gives better transfer. I'll have the Delrin top up in about an hour.
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Look's good, are there any other way's of increasing surface area that you could use in this block design?
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Any chance someone could do an overclock.net flame in CAD for me?
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That's a good idea...I'll try to integrate that, thanks

Can anyone do a CAD overclock.net flame?
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That's a good idea...I'll try to integrate that, thanks

Can anyone do a CAD overclock.net flame?
I'm running ACAD, but no idea how to make a OC.net flame. Someone could send me a large sized flame, bmp format, I could import it and trace it.
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post #9 of 146
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Here's one!

Attached is the image, along with the gasket that will seal the two parts together. What is a good thickness for a gasket such as this?
Thats an excellent flame, thanks!
Give me a few min. Well, do you want it 3D? If so, that will take me a longer than a few min.

I'm not sure on a gasket thickness, I'd imagine that it doesn't need to be very thick at all, maybe 1/32". 1/16" at the most. fstfrddy would be one to ask about that.
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oh, what size did you need that flame to be, that one is 1 3/32" tall.
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