40mm Closed Corner/Chassis Fan Mounting
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Author:  markp123 [ Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:39 am ]
Post subject:  40mm Closed Corner/Chassis Fan Mounting

I have some 40mm Closed Chassis fans that are 28mm thick but i cant seem to fin any anti-vibration mounting hardware for them at all?? any suggestions outside of a rubber gasket??

Author:  edh [ Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: 40mm Closed Corner/Chassis Fan Mounting

28mm thick 40mm fans are an unusual size. I doubt these fans are particularly quiet. You can adapt closed corner fans to take anti-vibration mounts by cutting away the corner sections with a hacksaw or a set of pliers. I've done this before.

I doubt that you'll get much in the way of silence cooling with a fan that small as they tend to run at very high RPM's. Is this for a small form factor PSU perhaps? Any kind of mod to get a bigger fan in would likely to be of more benefit than soft mounting the 40mm.

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