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Koolance BKT-HX001 Weight Limit?

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Hey guys,

As I eagerly await the arrival of the Admiral Monsta rads, I have the Koolance BKT-HX001 sitting beside me that I had ordered previously to use for a 480 rad.

My problem is I cannot find anywhere through google or on the Koolance site about the maximum weight/rad size supported by this. Ideally I'd want to hang a Monsta 560/480 off the back, but it's apparently ~400ml of water, 7-8 fans and the rad itself. That is hella heavy.

This is the bracket for those whom haven't seen it, source build: http://www.dazmode.com/_forum/viewto...b17fee45f3cd22



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post #2 of 6
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Anyone care to speculate as I don't think there's any real info on this? How big of rad would you trust to an external bracket?
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Wow! thats a huge rad! hmmm id say try to find any support possible for the rad. because if it somehow breaks off....that would be a mess
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post #4 of 6
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What kind of support? You mean support beyond the bracket?

I e-mailed Koolance today regarding this. I have to wait to hear back I guess.
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post #5 of 6
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Just an update in case anyone googles/searches this same question.

From Koolance:
Hello,

We are unsure of a specific weight limit for the BKT-HX001. It was designed for a standard 4 x 120mm radiator plus fans, so anything more may or may not work. For a larger radiator like that, the strength of the case should be taken into account as well.

Koolance Tech Department
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post #6 of 6
I think you will be fine. That radiator bracket is made from metal and has a solid design, and even a large radiator filled with water and 8x fans probably won't surpass 2-3kg.
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