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Disassembling the system board for recycle

Follow the instructions in this section to disassemble the system board before recycling.

Before disassembling the system board:

  1. Remove the system board from the server (see Remove the system board).

  2. Refer to local environmental, waste or disposal regulations to ensure compliance.

Complete the following steps to disassemble the system board:

Figure 1. Disassembling the system board

Disassembling the system board

  1. Remove the following screws as illustrated:
    • 13 slotted screws (with PH2 screwdriver)

    • One round standoff (with 0.5 mm flathead screwdriver)

    • One guiding pin standoff (with 6 mm wrench)

    • One plunger (with 11 mm and 16 mm wrench)

    • Four T20 screws on the CPU socket (with T20 screwdriver)

    • Four hexagon bolts on VGA and COM (RS232) connectors (with 5 mm wrench)

  2. Separate the components 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 from the system board.

After disassembling the system board, comply with local regulations when recycling.