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Old 15th May 2008, 12:55 AM   #11
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Wow, you used paper???

Here's a heatsink I just done with clear tape. You can hardly see the tape with the naked eye


Yeah, the good old days (last year?? ).

I like the tape idea. Regular clear packing tape? Certainly more convenient.
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It really is the grease and it's liquid state. Even if the mica has been bent and has a fold in it, use an even coat of grease to fill in most of the pits and valleys of the metel and mica, and it still works better than some of those grease-less pads. Paper...
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Yeah, the good old days (last year?? ).

I like the tape idea. Regular clear packing tape? Certainly more convenient.
Correct, packing tape like what's regularly used to tape boxes instead of heatsinks It kinda looks like mica anyway, so I figured it would make a good substitute. And for $1.50 a roll, not only is it easy, but it's also inexpensive.
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