|date:||August 7, 2009|
Ever since I got my first soldering iron, I was thinking about a fume extractor. One week I got most of the parts that I needed to build one and so this project was born.
The box is made of honeycomb cardboard, which is strong, but lightweight. The fan is a standard computer cooler rated at 10V 150mA. Power supply outputs 14V, 1.2A, current is limited by a 100-ohm resistor.
The flexible pipe is attached using a pair of neodymium magnets and can be stored in the box when not in use: