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Old 04-02-2013, 02:24 PM   #21
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Question about mounting the SSR and heat sink inside the panel. I was wondering if there would be a benefit to mounting the heat sink and SSR towards the top of the panel or bottom.

Any thoughts or suggestions.
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:31 PM   #22
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Question about mounting the SSR and heat sink inside the panel. I was wondering if there would be a benefit to mounting the heat sink and SSR towards the top of the panel or bottom.

Any thoughts or suggestions.
I would suggest that you mount the heat sink on the outside and on top of the control panel. This External Mount Heat Sink for 40A SSR could easily do the job for you. All of the heat would be dissipated outside your controller with no effect on the PIDs. Also it is very easy to mount and install.

Wishing you great success.

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Old 04-04-2013, 06:35 PM   #23
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Picked up my labels today and they look good! Should be posting a few pictures in the near future.
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:50 AM   #24
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Here is a teaser. Sorry about the SSR placement. I may end up switching it to an external heat sink. I'll make a few test runs first to see how things work out.

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Old 05-19-2013, 12:20 AM   #25
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Ok. I have been dragging my feet on writing this control box. Just finished the stand and more the control box is just about all i have left. What is the best starting point for writing up a box? Do you start at the components our should you start at the positive/negative wire gang controls?

Thank you for your input
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