UM2 Centrifugal Fans Duct

Alternative print cooling by Centrifugal Fans

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Description

At the same power level, the centrifugal fans give more air flow, have no vibrations and are a lot quieter vs axial fans. Warning : Fan duct Olsson block adapt only ! for the old stock UM heat block that may be needed to modify the hight under the heat block, use step files eventually to any modification.

Materials and methods

Following the precedent design shared here: https://www.youmagine.com/designs/35x35-12vdc-um2-family-centrifugal-fan-shroud

Print with the PLA or the medium heat resistant material of your choice
0.1mm layers & 0.4 nozzle recommanded
centrifugal fans sourcing :
http://www.mouser.fr/Search/ProductDetail.aspx?qs=%2fW4LtXOBxKsfL3eA88psUg%3d%3d
metal sheet cut from any beverage can of your choice
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E0e6ac36352b5a945b95dcd0fb06f445?default=blank&size=40JohsonChou commented ago

Not sure if this actually help cooling... There is only 1.66CFM output each on these 35mm fan where the stock fan on UM2+ is 2.2CFM each.

You can get quality 30mm axis fan with low noise at 2.8CFM fair cheaply, where the best reasonable priced 35mm Centrifugal outputs 2.2CFM.

Centrifugal fan does have higher pressure, so I guess they are eventually comparable.

3bfaff92c540447b677fd1f2b0c09ef5?default=blank&size=40Quim Laurens added this to the um2 FAN mod collection ago
Dcc1fa08605ddfdcbda2bc20d7a8ebfe?default=blank&size=40Werewolf commented ago

Is there any thread on a forum or any notes somewhere about the developement of this ? Or a comparison, even anedoctal, with the new stock 2+ fan shroud?

Dcc1fa08605ddfdcbda2bc20d7a8ebfe?default=blank&size=40Werewolf added this to the Uppgrades collection ago
0cdd1210ae39a8491ae1c59b28737170?default=blank&size=40_john_ commented ago

Your design looks awesome!

I have 40x40x10mm 12V fan, could you easily change your part so it could be compatible with those?

Anyway thanks

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Mini photo on 27.07.12 at 16.44Terra printed this ago
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Printed on:
Ultimaker - The Ultimaker 2
Result:
this upgrade is really good
Feedback:
had some problems with the clearance first, but then printed a modified printhead bottom part and everything works
Mini gc1 print 3d printgudo commented ago

Hi Terra

I had not experienced this problem

would you please to precise more the X-stop issue,

if it's possible, a picture will help me

thanks !

Mini photo on 27.07.12 at 16.44Terra commented ago

Hi gudo,

I printed the fan shroud and it looks really great. Unfortunately the shroud interferes with the x-stop on both sides. How did you solve this problem?

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