[Beowulf] Not all cases need be metal

Geoff Jacobs gdjacobs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 18:10:14 EDT 2008


Jon Aquilina wrote:
> i 2nd that
> 
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 4:07 PM, Kyle Spaans
> <kspaans at student.math.uwaterloo.ca
> <mailto:kspaans at student.math.uwaterloo.ca>> wrote:
> 
>     On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 12:05:24AM -0400, Sebastian Hyde wrote:
>     > http://www.instructables.com/id/Lexan-Computer-Case/
> 
>     Oh, for sure. "Kids" like me have been putting acrylic windows in our PC
>     cases for years, or even buying/building cases made entirely of acrylic.
>     I'm no handy man though, so I don't know what the difference is between
>     acrylic and lexan.
> 
>     Frankly though, for a personal beowulf, I'd be inclined to rig up
>     some kind
>     of rack that I can screw motherboards straight into, and ignore cases
>     altogether.

This has been covered before. Use a bakery rack with some appropriately
sized aluminum plate which has been given a judicious ridge on either
side with the brake. Adhere the motherboard and other tackle using
double sided foamy tape. 3m has it up to 1/4" thick.

http://www.aaacommercialproducts.com/bakeryracks.html
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/Manufacturing/Industry/Product-Catalog/Online-Catalog?PC_7_RJH9U5230GE3E02LECFTDQGLE0_root=GST1T4S9TCgv&PC_7_RJH9U5230GE3E02LECFTDQGLE0_output=html&PC_7_RJH9U5230GE3E02LECFTDQGLE0_gvel=JNXTCSZ9FZgl&PC_7_RJH9U5230GE3E02LECFTDQGLE0_vroot=81LC4NNTD4ge&PC_7_RJH9U5230GE3E02LECFTDQGLE0_node=V2XXLB23V6be&PC_7_RJH9U5230GE3E02LECFTDQGLE0_theme=en_us_manufacturingindustry_portal&PC_7_RJH9U5230GE3E02LECFTDQGLE0_command=CustomizePageHandler

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Geoffrey D. Jacobs
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