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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

Nanodiamonds Boost Thermal Conductivity of Thermoplastics

July 18th, 2014

Carbodeon has announced the release of new nanodiamond-enhanced thermoplastics, which offer a 20-100 percent improvement in thermal conductivity compared to traditional materials. The new uDiamond® products can achieve a 20 percent increase in polymer thermal…read more

Thermal Adhesive Tape Reduces PCB Production Time

June 18th, 2014

Universal Science, a provider of thermal management solutions, has introduced a reflowable, thermally conductive adhesive tape designed for application during PCB manufacturing. Bondline 1000-Reflow can be laminated directly to PCBs prior to processing, enabling the…read more

Syringe-Packaged Greases Satisfy Electrical and Thermal Conductivity Needs

June 9th, 2014

Intertronics now offers CircuitWorks’ syringe-packaged conductive greases, which provide electric and/or thermal conductivity for a range of applications. CircuitWorks’ new silicone-free heat sink grease will not harden or dry out while offering excellent thermal conductivity…read more

Three-Phase Thermoelectric Air Conditioners for Enclosure Cooling

June 9th, 2014

Thermolectric cooling supplier TECA has announced new three-phase thermoelectric air conditioners. Offering high performance and efficiency, the new maintenance-free air conditioners do not require filters, coolant or chemicals of any kind. Each has a built-in…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

Filter Fans Provide Effective Cooling for Electrical and Electronic Enclosures

May 21st, 2014

EIC Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of thermoelectric air conditioners, electronic enclosures and transit cases, has introduced a new line of filter fans designed to remove unwanted heat from electrical/electronic enclosures and cabinets. The VFF series…read more

Thermal Material Provides Both Compressibility and Conformability with Phase-Change Ability

April 17th, 2014

AI Technology, Inc. has released COOL-PAD™ CPR7154, a thermal interface material that dispenses like a thermal pad but exhibits characteristics like that of a grease or gel when device temperatures increase to above 45°C. Ideal…read more

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Graphene Improves Copper Film Thermal Conductivity

March 11th, 2014

The placement of a single atomic plane of graphene on the surface of a copper film can significantly increase the film’s thermal conductivity, making the hybrid material ideal for more demanding thermal management applications, according…read more

Magnetically-Stimulated Flow Patterns Could Boost Heat Transfer

March 11th, 2014

Magnetically-stimulated fluid flow patterns may offer a new method for handling difficult heat transfer problems by overcoming natural convection limits, according to new research from scientists at Sandia National Laboratories. Convection cooling, which refers to…read more

Nanoscale Pillars May Improve Thermoelectric Materials

March 10th, 2014

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder say a new method of improving thermoelectric materials could lead to the development of better solar panels, more energy-efficient cooling equipment and effective devices that could turn waste…read more

Researchers Eye Passive Cooling System for Microelectronics

March 6th, 2014

Researchers at San Diego State University in California are examining an alternative to traditional heat pipes they say could help increase cooling efficiency in laptops and other portable electronic devices. Known as pulsating or oscillating…read more

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Ultra-Thin Titanium Based Thermal Solution for Electronic Applications

February 28th, 2014

Payam Bozorgi and George Fleischman PiMEMS, Inc. Introduction As electronic system technology advances with continual increases in requirements leading to greater demand for higher power consumption, there have been growing challenges related to the design…read more

Bitcoin 2-Phase Immersion Cooling and the Implications for High Performance Computing

February 28th, 2014

Alex Kampl Allied Control Company Abstract Recently, Bitcoin and Bitcoin mining have aroused international interest.  This article describes the cooling challenges faced by Bitcoin miners and discusses the implications on the future of cooling for…read more