Folded Fin Heat Sinks: Putting All of Those Origami Skills to Work!

An economical option for increasing surface area, folded fins increase heat transfer and performance in heat sinks, heat exchangers, and liquid cold p...

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Device Datasheets: Power Dissipation and How to Calculate Max Case Temperature

Extracting input information from device datasheets is the first step in determining your thermal requirements for your application Gathering Critical...

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Plastic Over-Molding for Aerospace Applications

Combining two plastic substrates to create a single part, over-molding is commonly used in the aerospace industry.Plastic over-molding is a manufactur...

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Zipper Fin Heat Sinks: An Interconnected Solution

Zipper Fins allow for high fin aspect ratios and more design flexibility due to their progressively stamped construction and assembly. What are Zipper...

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Brazed Fin Heat Sinks: Baked to Perfection

Brazing generates solid thermal and mechanical joints for fabricating heat sinks, liquid cold plates, heat exchangers, and chassis. What is Brazing? B...

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Bond, Thermal Bond: An Overview on Bonded Fin Heat Sinks

Bonded Fin Heat Sink Assemblies are ideal for high fin:gap aspect ratios that maximizing heat transfer in forced convection solutions. Bonded Fin Heat...

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Ducted Versus Bypass Flow

Controlling airflow through a heat sink can generate a large impact on your thermal performance. Ducted Versus Bypass Flow Heat sink performance is im...

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Surface Energy and Adhesive Selection

When bonding together two substrates, it is important to consider the surface energy of the material. Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSA) have made it ...

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Standardizing O-Rings

O-Ring Size has standardized over time to simplify design and manufacturing, but may not always be the best solution for every application. Standardiz...

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How Hot is too Hot? The Real Maximum Temperature of Your Product

Summer is upon us and it brings some sweltering hot days with it. This is a great time of year to consider your next product and the thermal condition...

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