k-Core® Encapsulated Graphite Radiator Panels for DART Mission

Boyd continues its long history of aerospace thermal management solutions on NASA's revolutionary DART spacecraft. Over one million known asteroids in...

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What is a Transdermal Patch?

Transdermal patches are efficient and non-invasive wearable medicine delivery systems, but how do these unique medical wearables work? What is a Trans...

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How Are Semiconductors Made?

Semiconductors enable billions of electronic devices that we use daily, but how exactly are they created? How Are Semiconductors Manufactured? Billion...

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What is Dead Front Printing?

Effective user interfaces only show the most critical information to the viewer at a given time. For certain applications, calling attention to an ind...

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Medical Wearables – Ask an Expert Q&A

Medical Wearables is a rapidly growing industry, so we had one of our experts answer a few frequently asked questions.For our latest Ask an Expert blo...

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The Importance of Inverter Cooling for Electric Vehicles

Inverters and converters are critical components for electric vehicle charging and energy management during operation that require specific thermal ma...

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How to Enhance Display Performance: Durability

In the second part of our display enhancement blog series, learn how Boyd ruggedizes display modules and improves durability. In our previous blog,&nb...

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How to Enhance Display Performance: Visibility and User Experience

Boyd offers several different display enhancements to improve visibility and user experience. One size does not fit all when it comes to deciding on t...

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Liquid Cooling Solutions for Data Centers

Boyd offers end-to-end support for liquid cooling systems in data centers and colocations. As global digitalization and electronification rises sharpl...

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What is Thermal Runaway?

Thermal runaway is a chain reaction that results from too much heat building up inside of a battery pack. Lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries are one of th...

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What is Lightweighting and Why is it Important?

Lightweighting is important to create more economical products with a smaller environmental footprint. For decades, engineers have looked for ways to ...

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What is Optical Clear Adhesive (OCA) Bonding?

Optically clear adhesive (OCA) bonding adheres display layers together with a sheet adhesive to maximize optical clarity. In our previous bl...

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What is Liquid Optically Clear Adhesive (LOCA) Bonding?

Liquid optical clear adhesive (LOCA) is a durable bonding method that utilizes a liquid adhesive. In our previous blog, we discussed the benefits...

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What is Air Gap Bonding?

Air gap bonding is an inexpensive and versatile display bonding technology. As performance requirements for integrated touchscreens and displays conti...

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Display Integration and Vehicle Display Systems – Ask an Expert Q&A

We sat down with one of our display experts to answer a few frequently asked questions about Display Integration. In the second edition of our Ask an ...

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Electric Vehicle Batteries: Protecting Against Collision and Thermal Runaway

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Learn how Boyd helps protect electric vehicle batteries against collision impact and li-ion thermal runaway Battery charge range historically cha...

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Boyd's Silicone Sustainability

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Working with Silicone Extrusions inspired Boyd to analyze our processes to see how we could make a more positive environmental impact. As part of a co...

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Two-Phase Cooling - Ask an Expert Q&A

Two-Phase Cooling encompasses several different cooling technologies, so we sat down with one of our thermal experts to answer some frequently asked q...

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Thermosiphon Configurations and Applications

Thermosiphons are one of the most efficient two-phase thermal management systems, but where and how are they typically used? In our previous blog, we ...

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What Is a Thermosiphon?

Thermosiphons are passive, two-phase thermal management systems that have a wide variety of benefits and potential applications. Thermosiphons are an ...

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High-Volume Technical Printing: Printing Equipment

Boyd employs two different kinds of presses for high-volume technical printing projects. In this second blog of our series on high-volume technical pr...

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High-Volume Technical Printing: Printing Processes

Depending on the needs of a high-volume technical printing project, Boyd has several different options for production. Technical printing is an overar...

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Backlighting Capacitive Touch Circuits

From selective printing to using clear conductive ink, we use several techniques to ensure consistent backlighting with capacitive touch (PCAP) switch...

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Medical Wearable Device Design - Part 2 - Functionality in Tight Volumes

Medical Wearable Devices require high functionality in small volumes, which requires advanced materials and assemblies for success. Streamlining Medic...

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What is Roll Coating?

Whether for a protection or for visual enhancement, roll coating is one of the most efficient ways to apply a coating to metal parts. From enhancing t...

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Common EMI/RFI Shielding Techniques

As technology becomes more interconnected, protecting sensitive electronic components from unwanted electrical interference is critical. Minimizing el...

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Optical Characterization Testing

To ensure all of a display's visual requirements are met, Boyd offers several optical characterization testing services. One could argue that the disp...

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Technical Printing: Qualification Procedures

Technical printing projects go through several qualification procedures before moving to full production. In the final blog of our three-part series o...

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What is Technical Printing?

For functional printing that requires tight tolerances and specifications, technical printing techniques are the perfect solution. This blog is the fi...

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Boyd Develops Cooling Solution for the Critical SuperCam Assembly of the Perseverance Mars Rover

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Boyd continues its long tradition of Aerospace thermal management expertise on NASA's latest Mars Mission, the Perseverance Mars Rover. Cooling Soluti...

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Projected Capacitive Touchscreens

Commonly used in everything from smartphones to monitors, projected capacitive (PCAP) touchscreens are a versatile and durable touchscreen technology....

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The Evolving World of Smart Wearables

From connected clothing to smart electronics to medical components, the world of smart wearables is constantly evolving. Smart wearables are becoming ...

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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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What Are 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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Design Support: Development to Production

With a wide range of capabilities, Boyd can help support new designs from prototyping through production. Boyd's design support capabilities are sprea...

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Thermal Radiation: Key for Natural Convection Solutions

Thermal engineers are radiant about the effects of thermal radiation. Thermal radiation is one of three modes of heat transfer, along with convection ...

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Solar Eclipse Thermals: Radiation's Effect on Weather

We generally take regular events for granted. Sometimes, it's only when our regular programming gets disrupted that we realize how much impact these e...

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Thermal Convection: Natural versus Forced Convection

Thermal Convection: A Pillar of Heat Transfer In a majority of thermal management solutions, we use thermal convection as a means to remove heat away ...

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Thermal Design: User Acceptance of Your Product

All too often, thermal management is considered too late, if at all, in the design process. In the effort to help make you the thermal expert in your ...

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Metalphoto Benefits

Using anodized aluminum, the Metalphoto® process creates incredibly durable nameplates and placards. Are you in need of a highly durable and high-end ...

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Stainless Steel: Colors and Textures

Stainless steel is a durable substrate that can be enhanced with a number of different color and texture options. When it comes to stainless steel, th...

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Stainless Steel: Brushed Finishes

Used frequently for automotive and appliance applications, brushed mechanical finishes can heighten the aesthetic properties of stainless-steel compon...

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Cool Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is gearing up to power more advanced applications, but come with more thermal challenges. Cool Artificial Intelligence is Maki...

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Backlit Graphic Overlay Development

There are many different ways that backlighting can add visual contrast and style to graphic overlays. Backlit graphic overlays have quickly become po...

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What Is An O-Ring? History and Applications of O-Rings

Donut-shaped rubber seals, called O-rings for their circular cross section, are a ubiquitous component to products across all applications in nearly e...

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How To Measure An O-Ring

O-Rings are an essential sealing component prolific in every industry, so there's shapes and sizes to fit nearly every application. O-Rings: The right...

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Skived Fin Heat Sinks

Skived Fin Heat sinks are a single piece construction component for increased surface area and higher heat dissipation. Skived Fin Heat Sinks: Singula...

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How To Improve Heat Sink Performance: Optimizing the Base

Heat Sink Bases: a Good Foundation for a Great Solution Heat sink bases facilitate the conduction of thermal energy from heat sources the added surfac...

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ThermoElectric Device Embedded Controller

Innovations in thermoelectric modules have the potential to drastically impact the entertainment world. Applying Thermoelectric Devices in New Ways TE...

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Everyday Thermals: Boiling Pot of Water

Thermals affect us everyday, even without us knowing. Heat transfer is just a form of energy transfer. We're busy people and move energy around all th...

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