Ultimaker 2 extruder fan mod

My Ultimaker 2 fan seemed noisy.

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Description

A little spacer for the extruder fan to help reduce the turbulence noise and to increase the air flow over the heat sink. I designed it so you can reuse the 2 screw you removed from the fan. This mod makes the air flow over the heat sink easier and it will cool the extruder better. It may also help with dual extuders, I have not tested it on dual extuders but I think it will work.

12-aug-14 I have added another version of the Fan Mod to help it print on the UM2 (it's a bit more solid).

Materials and methods

A little bit of ABS and you can reuse the parts you have.

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Ca87054cdacbdb4bb22357456b281e2e?default=blank&size=40rt345 added this to the new collection ago
B58f03a2d2c73ca5ce3607b1a9064d22?default=blank&size=40cENz0R added this to the UM2 collection ago
C440ad401e811da812c31f7f8941fc6e?default=blank&size=40vegasracer added this to the Other stuff collection ago
Mini profileChristopher Bray added this to the Ultimaker2 Upgrades collection ago
527e162fb233097a0f6056d04ffda14a?default=blank&size=40Andrew Wheeler published this design ago