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RE: [TCML] Soldering SISG heat sinks
Pretty much what I was afraid of.... Did use thermally conductive
grease when mounting the IGBT's so all the heat would go right into the
I guess I should have soldered the heat sinks to the board first and
then mounted the other components....;- (
Right now the heat sinks are held in place by the mounting screw on the
IGBT so there is no problem with them coming loose... Guess at this
point it would be best to just leave them alone....
Much appreciate the help!
From: tesla-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tesla-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of bunnykiller
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2008 12:14 PM
To: Tesla Coil Mailing List
Subject: Re: [TCML] Soldering SISG heat sinks
In most cases, the chip is in contact with the heatsink via a heat
conductive paste and a nut and screw(depending on application, sometimes
it needs to be electrically insulated via a mica film and
bushings/inserts). soldering level temperatures(600-700degrees F) can
damage the chips....
Johnson, Bob G. wrote:
>Really feel pretty stupid asking this but not sure where else I can
>Have built 4 of Mark Dunns awesome SISG boards and am having an awful
>time trying to solder the heat sinks to the board.... Is there a trick
>to this besides getting some huge wattage soldering iron? Pads and
>sink posts are clean and am using a flux pen for the flux.... Would I
>put the components at risk if I don't solder these down?
>Any thoughts would be most welcome.....
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