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Old Dec 31, 2012, 09:45 AM
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160 Hv ice lite mounting question

On the pcb there are what appears to be heavy buss bar material spaced about .015 apart, on each side of the esc top and bottom. Question is can I attach a heat sink across them? And, should I worry about shorting between their prospective gaps or should I maintain some insulation between them?

I want to machine a T shape heat sink, hollow the trunk, glue it to the rails, using the sinks for mounting the ESC to an aluminum firewall so the motor/esc is a complete unit.

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Tom
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Old Jan 02, 2013, 11:56 PM
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 04:10 AM
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I'm still waiting patiently for a CC rep to chime in and advise me.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 04:44 AM
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CC only checks this board a few times a month. If you want an answer call Tech Support on Monday.
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 02:30 AM
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On the pcb there are what appears to be heavy buss bar material spaced about .015 apart, on each side of the esc top and bottom. Question is can I attach a heat sink across them? And, should I worry about shorting between their prospective gaps or should I maintain some insulation between them?

I want to machine a T shape heat sink, hollow the trunk, glue it to the rails, using the sinks for mounting the ESC to an aluminum firewall so the motor/esc is a complete unit.

Thanks
Tom
I forwarded your question to engineering at Castle. I can not recommend altering the ESC but I have ask one of the engineers to follow up with you... Thanks
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Old Jan 18, 2013, 06:09 PM
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 04:24 AM
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