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Intel Sky/Kaby-Lake RElid tool

A simple tool to hold the headspreader in position for reglueing


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Based on chrischs question i made a RE-lid tool glue the heatspreader easier at the correct position again.

THIS IS Alpha !- untested from me as i have no CPU to test with, so kindly please give feedback if it will work

Donation: paypal.me/chriyoumagine

Materials and methods

* put the heatspreader into the tray
* apply glue
* apply thermal compund either on the cpu or the heatspreader
* put the CPU into the tray
* put the Cover over the Tray
ensure that the Notches of the CPU PCB are at the same place of the notches of the tray !
* move the clamp over the "sandwich" , probably best would be sideways ?

Ensure that you print it at high quality and test if the CPU will really touch the Heatspreader, otherwise it may damage your CPU when glueing it with a gap in between.
As always use at your own risk !

some sort of glue ?



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1b79ed44984e54a233a9506fd925b7c1?default=blank&size=40Andrea Murru commented ago

Scaled up to 101% as Eondar suggested, worked perfectly with Coffee Lake!

Mini bwChri commented ago

@ SkyNETTestGames, sorry, can`t say if it will work with Coffeelake, i have no so cpu

@ImpulsiveJames , sorry but won`t happen.

79aab4428d7811585f1529546cefe218?default=blank&size=40ImpulsiveJames commented ago

Any chance you'd consider an Ivy Bridge re-lid tool in the next few days? :) I'm de-lidding in about three days :)



C14e7f067722e31f25cb97e73b641b0d?default=blank&size=40SkyNETTestGames commented ago

will it go for the i7 8700k?

264cbd66cad069859b8ad5c6aaefaae7?default=blank&size=40Norman Hempel added this to the Intel collection ago
E72b2ffc8bd5ec6d52b546fb05854536?default=blank&size=40Nick Postma added this to the CPU Delid/Relid collection ago
Mini bwChri commented ago

Hy Monsun, sorry but this tool is not compatible with Ivy Bridge.

Ff7a068a57203e573f183b312b1b1596?default=blank&size=40monsun commented ago

Hi Chri could you provide information about compatiblity with Ivy Bridge CPUs?

03acf3f7efdbaacdf813b0973a808886?default=blank&size=40soonyc added this to the to try collection ago
E3265a41626e2bca7b2498f0593f78a7?default=blank&size=40Eondar commented ago

@ Chri,

it was a custom prusa i3. Outside perimeters were printed first. Layerheight was 0,1mm. Infill 25%. However this was probably the 5th print I ever made with the printer, so other settings might have been a little off.

If I have the time I could try to print it again without scaling and test it with another cpu.

But in general I don't think that it is much of an issue to upscale it a bit. Even if the IHS of the cpu would sit 0,5mm off, the endresult will work without a problem ;)

Mini bwChri commented ago

@ Eondar, with which printer have you printed it ?

Most printer with pre deliveres Settings come with "outside perimeters" last which always causes prints to be larger at outside dimension and smaller at inside dimension.

the outside perimeters should be printed at first (even if it becomes more troublesome to overhangs) to get more accurate prints ;)

E3265a41626e2bca7b2498f0593f78a7?default=blank&size=40Eondar commented ago

After I printed it at 101% it worked flawlessly. I can't tell if my printer has a little overextrusion or if the tolerances are too tight on this model.

Thank you!

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