Need for Heat Spreaders Yields New Cooling Technologies

January 6th, 2015

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and a small business partner have announced they are developing technologies that will help electronics stay cool. With funding from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program,…read more

Experiments Demonstrate Graphene is 10 times Stronger than Steel

December 9th, 2014

A research group from Rice University and the University of Massachusetts have discovered that graphene, one of the strongest materials in the world, is 10 times stronger than steel and can stop a speeding bullet.…read more

Company Introduces Low Outgassing Epoxy

November 24th, 2014

The Master Bond EP17HT-LO has just been introduced by Master Bond Inc. This product is a low outgassing “one part epoxy for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications.” This epoxy is capable of operating in…read more

One-Component TIMs Suit Aerospace, Automotive and Semiconductor Industries

August 7th, 2014

Techsil now offers two new one-component thermal interface materials suitable for heat management in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, medical, semiconductor and power. TIM11021 is a one-part grey paste silicone non-curing compound that…read more

Thermally Conductive Epoxy for Aerospace, Electronics and OEM Industries

May 21st, 2014

Master Bond has introduced EP46HT-1AO, a two-component, thermally conductive epoxy formulated for bonding and sealing applications in the aerospace, electronic and specialty OEM industries. EP46HT-1AO combines thermal conductivity and electrical insulation properties. This dimensionally stable…read more

Self-Ventilating Heat Exchanger Cools Sealed Compartments without Contamination

May 9th, 2014

AMETEK Rotron has introduced the new Discus self-ventilating heat exchanger designed to cool sealed airborne or ground-based electronic and optical compartments without introducing contaminated external air. Ideal for pod-mounted airborne optical systems, the Discus can…read more

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Heat Pipe Assembly for Spacecraft and Hypersonic Vehicles Passes NASA Hypersonic Tests

May 2nd, 2014

Advanced thermal solutions provider Thermacore has announced that its heat pipe assembly recently completed testing at the NASA Ames Arc Jet Complex operating at very high temperatures in a hypersonic leading edge simulation, making it…read more

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Microchips Tolerate Extreme Temperatures in Industrial Applications

April 4th, 2014

German scientists have successfully fabricated compact microchips able to tolerate temperatures up to 300°C in an achievement that could have significant implications for the geothermal and oil production industries. Drill bits and borehole probes employed…read more

Prehistoric Cave Paint to Shield Solar Spacecraft

February 21st, 2014

A European spacecraft scheduled for launch towards the sun in 2017 will be shielded from extreme temperatures by a type of paint once used in prehistoric cave art. Carrying instruments to perform high-resolution imaging of…read more

Liquid Helium Cools Superconductive Cables

January 28th, 2014

Scientists at Florida State University have used helium gas to cool superconductive cables in a breakthrough that could enable the development of next-generation power systems for future naval ships with advanced weapons systems. The discovery…read more

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Thermally Conductive Two Component Urethane Modified Epoxy Gel

January 12th, 2014

Master Bond, a manufacturer of epoxy adhesives, sealants, coatings, potting and encapsulation compounds, has released Master Bond Super Gel 9AO, a soft, urethane modified gel-like epoxy with thermal conductivity and electrical insulation properties that adheres…read more

NASA Considers Solutions for Broken ISS Cooling Pump

December 16th, 2013

NASA announced Sunday that it is considering a series of spacewalks or a resupply mission to fix a broken cooling loop on the International Space Station, which was shut down last week after the malfunction…read more

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Tubeaxial Fans Offer High Performance in Rugged Applications

October 18th, 2013

Military and aerospace component manufacturer AMETEK Rotron has released the MIL-XTM Extreme Performance series, a tubeaxial cooling and ventilation fan series with the highest performance in the industry for its package size, according to the…read more

Clay is Key Ingredient in High-Temperature Supercapacitors, Say Researchers

September 9th, 2013

Clay, an abundant natural material, may hold the answer to developing super high-temperature supercapacitors for powering devices in extreme environments, says new research from Rice University. According to a report released in Nature’s online journal,…read more