LED / Lighting

Combination of Polymers Yields Advantages for Electronics Manufacturers and Lighting Industry

April 7th, 2015

The high cost of LED bulbs has resulted in manufacturers in the lighting industry to reduce costs and improve performance in the assembly process. Nicolas Sunderland, senior scientist, and Terry G. Davis, principal engineer of…read more

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Clear Encapsulant Ideal for Outdoor LED Lighting Applications

March 23rd, 2015

Dow Corning introduces a new clear and reliable Encapsulant for harsh outdoor LED lighting applications. The EI-1184 Silicone Encapsulant features high transparency, high weatherability, long lasting protection in harsh outdoor and indoor environments, and protection…read more

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New LED Lamps offer Double the Intensity of Traditional Products

March 9th, 2015

DELO introduces two new compact LED lamps that offer high efficiency and double the intensity of its 400 nm lamps. The DELOLUX 20 and DELOLUX 202 can reach an intensity up to 600 mW/cm². The lamps…read more

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Universal Cooler Ideal for Tilting Luminaires

February 19th, 2015

MechaTronix launches a new universal cooler for LED thermal management, known as the BJB LED star cooler GH36d. “The BJB LED star cooler GH36d is specifically designed for LED thermal management in luminaires using the…read more

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Stamped Heatsink Series offers Cooling for LED Applications

February 9th, 2015

GlacialTech, a thermal solution provider, introduces its new stamped heatsink series (Igloo SS) for LED flood lights and other high wattage LED lighting applications. These rectangular heatsinks offer wattage ratings of 100W, 150W and 200W.…read more

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PTC Digital Input Module Offers High Sensor Density

February 2nd, 2015

WAGO, leader in spring pressure connection technology, introduces its new PTC Digital Input Module (750-1425) featuring eight channels for connecting to PTC thermistors. Up to six PTC thermistors can be connected per channel, which minimizes…read more

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Lightweight and Compact Heat Dissipation Product Series Launched

February 2nd, 2015

Furukawa Electric has launched its new HYC Series of heat dissipation products for LED lighting equipment.  Two types of products released include the HYC 130c (100-130 W) and the HYC 200 (200 W). The HYC…read more

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Thermal Simulation to Improve LED Car Headlight Design

January 13th, 2015

Structural changes to LED headlights have generally been adding to the complexity of  its production, according to researchers. Certain car models come with a few choices of headlights, such as the new Audi TT which…read more

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Bay Light Heatsinks offer Thermal Solutions

December 15th, 2014

GlacialTech Inc. announced its new line of high performance Bay Light heatsinks for high power LED applications. The line of heatsinks includes the Igloo SR100, SR150, SR200, SR200HP and SR250HP. The Igloo SR200HP and Igloo…read more

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Thermal Considerations in LED System Modeling

December 2nd, 2014

Karl Geisler According to a recent U.S. DOE report [1], nearly half of all commercial lamps and luminaires sold will be LED-based by 2020. The thermal management challenge for LEDs is multidimensional. First, unlike traditional…read more

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November 25th, 2014

THERMAL LIVE 2015 October 6 – 8, 2015 Online Event Featuring practical thermal management techniques and topics, this event includes roundtables, webinars and videos; and there’s no cost to attend. Program Highlights: LED Design Data…read more

Scientists Produce Beneficial Materials for Optoelectronics

November 24th, 2014

Last month, scientists announced Molybdenum Disulfide MoS2 as a new successor to graphene and better material due to its low electrical resistance, high thermal conductivity and its ability to be stretched. Scientists have just introduced…read more

Cheaper LED Bulbs Developed

November 11th, 2014

Cree has announced its new LED bulb does not include a metal heat sink, which is typical of most LED bulbs. “In its new design, heat is removed from the LEDs through convection, or a…read more

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Two New Grades of Compound to Reduce Cost and Maintain High Performance

September 19th, 2014

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has just announced it has expanded its portfolio of compounds and materials by adding two new grades of a compound called KONDUIT. KONDUIT  PX13012 and PX11311U are made of compounds…read more