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Custom Acrylic Reservoir

Discussion in 'Watercooling' started by CYBER-SNIPA, 30 May 2020.

  1. CYBER-SNIPA

    CYBER-SNIPA Member

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    Hi All -
    I'm hoping that someone can help me? I am trying to find someone who will make me a custom acrylic reservoir for my new build. Preferably a UK based supplier would be ideal, but an EU based one is OK. I have tried to contact Stealkey customs, but sadly I have not received a response as yet.

    Can some recommend a reliable supplier please?

    TIA
     
  2. Sam__

    Sam__ Active Member

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    Do you have designs for the reservoir?
     
  3. Canardwc

    Canardwc @French_fab_factorie

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    Hi, you should ask Cheapskate ! :hip:
     
  4. Canardwc

    Canardwc @French_fab_factorie

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    For supplies, i bough lot of stuff during the French lockdown on uk RS components ! Awesome Web site :lol:
     
  5. Osgeld

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    careful what you ask for, I have asked for designs in the past that equate to crayon on a paper towel, meanwhile I am currently butting heads with my work's professional machinist cause for some fuggin reason he call's autocad files E-drawings and cant pull a single dimension from a DXF

    aka its never easy
     
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  6. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    I get a lot of stuff for work from the UK one! The free delivery makes it way better than the rest!
     
  7. CYBER-SNIPA

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    Thanks for all the replies, I have been been in design talks with Andy Lauder at Product Design Foundry, who is making this res for me. I should have my new twin Res this week, sooooooooooo looking forwards to getting this bad boy. Here's some sneak peak photos;

    If you need some custom parts made up I can highly recommend this guy;

    http://www.productdesignfoundry.com/
     

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  8. Bloody_Pete

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    This is where you wish they had drains :p

    Looks amazing though! How thick is it?
     
  9. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Dam they look good!
     
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    Nice.
     
  11. CYBER-SNIPA

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    One of the holes in the bottom is a drain hole, the other one is for my Swiftech MCP35X pumps. It will be two separate reservoirs, one hot & one cold, each will have an MCP35X attached to it. One feeds my hardware, the other feeds my Watercool MO-RA3 external rad.

    The reservoir sections are 40mm thick overall, with a 30mm deep water tank. Andy had to make it out of three pieces of acrylic, in order to get the G1/4 inlet ports on the ends, so its 10mm + 20mm + 10mm thick pieces of acrylic to get the overall design just right.

    There is also a 5mm Acrylic top plate which it screws too, for installation into my TT level 20 case. This res will be sitting in the roof of the case, see pic below, my build log will be updated soon;

    https://forums.bit-tech.net/index.php?threads/project-howler.375454/#post-4809334
     

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  12. CYBER-SNIPA

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    Goatee Well-Known Member

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    Was it a big expense? I'm tempted to contact them about a front res for my T1....
     
  14. CYBER-SNIPA

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    That twin res cost me £251 including next day shipping, simpler designs would obviously be cheaper. Contact Andy Lauder at Product Design Foundry and he'll happily give you a quote.

    http://www.productdesignfoundry.com/
     
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  15. CYBER-SNIPA

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    I had a small issue with the res and contacted Andy Lauder about it, he quickly acted to resolve the issue. First class customer care, I can highly recommend this guy.

    If you need some custom parts manufactured, then contact Andy with your needs;

    http://www.productdesignfoundry.com/
     
  16. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Its what I love about small fab's, they go out of their way to fix things! We have a similar one for metal fab at work, thewir output is always exceptional and they go out of their way to help us compared to other places!
     

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