Here we have two number 6 screws holding down our CREE CXA2011 1000 mA LED with a layer of heatsink compound in between. !! The heatsink compound is ...
You are nonplussed. You have encountered many and have collected many of those narrow type heatsinks on the right. But, all you want to do is cool down your hot house flower LEDs. It's time to FAB just the right heatsink flavour for the job. That flavour is the heatsink on the left.
Step 1: CUT AND STITCH METHOD
Your new fancy pants LEDs will enjoy the smooth flat surface of the heatsink on the left. Whoa.