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Install a T4 filler

Use this information to install a T4 filler.

About this task

moving parts
Hazardous moving fan blades nearby. Keep fingers and other body parts away.
240VA shock hazard

Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.

  • Read Installation guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

  • Prevent exposure to static electricity, which might lead to system halt and loss of data, by keeping static-sensitive components in their static-protective packages until installation, and handling these devices with an electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding system.

If you have installed a T4 GPU adapter, install a T4 filler onto the server cover for proper cooling and airflow.


  1. Locate the corresponding location on the bottom of the server cover for the applicable PCIe slot.
  2. Wipe the surface with an alcohol cleaning pad.
    Figure 1. Cleaning surface
    Cleaning surface
  3. Peel away the plastic and apply the T4 filler. Make sure the T4 filler is aligned to the 1 corner mark.
    Make sure the alcohol has fully evaporated before applying the new T4 filler.
    Figure 2. T4 filler installation
    T4 filler installation