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Industry’s First Portable Measurement Equipment to Improve Thermal Efficiency

May 2nd, 2016

SANYO DENKI has recently developed and launched the first portable measuring equipment that measures the system impedance and operating airflow of devices. The San Ace Airflow Tester claims to “improve the thermal efficiency of a…read more

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Software Update Leads to Device Failure by Overheating

May 2nd, 2016

(April 29, 2016) The new Nextfit Robin, an Android-based smartphone, experienced a major cooling malfunction after a recent software update which resulted in the phones overheating. The device normally heats up a bit when performing everyday…read more

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World’s Thinnest Laptop Runs on ‘Hyperbaric’ Cooling

April 11th, 2016

HP has recently released the world’s thinnest laptop – the Spectre 13.3” notebook, which cools its CPUs with what HP calls ‘hyperbaric cooling technology’. This system features two ultra-thin fans, a heat-pipe, and a special…read more

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New Energy Efficient Air-to-Air Outdoor Cooler Released

March 29th, 2016

Laird has released its new air-to-air outdoor cooler, the AA-480 Series, that is smaller and more energy efficient than similar units on the market. The cooler has “480 Watts of cooling power and a Coefficient…read more

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Diamonds May Take Silicon’s Place in Future Smartphones

March 28th, 2016

A startup called Akhan Semi suggests lab-grown diamonds can cool electronics more efficiently than silicon. Silicon costs a lot to keep cool, but lab-grown diamonds could eliminate cooling fans and heat sinks since they already…read more

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New Refrigerant-Based Rack and Row Cooling Solution for IT Equipment

March 21st, 2016

Rittal Corporation has recently introduced a new refrigerant-based rack and row cooling solution, LCP DX, for heat removal of critical IT components. The Rittal Rack LCP DX “puts the cooling only where needed to protect…read more

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Registration for Thermal Conference Opens

March 21st, 2016

ITherm 2016 has now opened registration for the conference running from May 31 to June 3, 2016 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. ITherm 2016 is the leading international conference for scientific and…read more

New PWM Temperature Controller for Liquid Chiller

February 19th, 2016

TECA Corporation’s TLC-900 Bench Top Liquid Chiller has recently been upgraded with a Pulse Width Modulating (PWM) controller incorporating four PID temperature ranges. This upgrade will improve temperature control over a wide temperature range while…read more

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New High Static Pressure Fan Released

January 20th, 2016

Recently SANYO DENKI has released their new high static pressure fan, the San Ace 60 9HV type. The San Ace 60 9HV type is 60 x 60 x 38 and has a PWN control function,…read more

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New Cooler Can Advance Heat Exchanger Technology

December 21st, 2015

Recently, researchers at the Energy Department’s Sandia National Laboratories have developed an innovative new air-cooling technology called the Sandia Cooler. “The Sandia Cooler combines a fan and a finned metal heat sink into a single…read more

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New Round and Square Hole Snap-In Cage Nuts

November 6th, 2015

Orion Fans recently introduced the OCN Series, which consists of low cost, round and square hole snap-in cage nuts. According to the company, they are designed for mounting Orion’s speed controller, programmable thermal controller, and…read more

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Fan wins iF Design Award

October 29th, 2015

Recently, Sunon has won the iF Design Award for its “LED Lighting Ventilation Fan.” The design of the product combines ventilation fans with LED lighting. The fan delivers an ultra-high air flow and high energy…read more

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Industry Leading Airflow and Static Pressure Fan Introduced

October 23rd, 2015

Sanyo Denki has announced its new high airflow fan, the San Ace 140 9GV type, which offers the industry’s highest airflow and static pressure.  It has 6.8 times the static pressure and 2 times the…read more

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New Reversible Flow Fan Blows Air in Both Directions

September 29th, 2015

SANYO DENKI CO., LTD. introduces the San Ace 136RF ø136 mm × 28 mm Reversible Flow Fan that blows air in both directions. “Rotational speed is controlled using an external PWM signal to deliver an…read more

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