Silent Failures - Fan Bearing Failure

Silent Failures: Fan Bearing Failure

Introducing our New Series: the Silent Failures of Electronics When we think of product failures, we typically think of the catastrophic ways a product would break: mechanical shock, liquid spills, or battery fires.  As product designers, we don’t always consider the product degradation that creeps up over time, the silent failures of electronics and their

Environmental Conditions and Considerations for Thermal Design

Environmental Conditions Range in Aavid Genie

Where Will Your Product End Up Being Used? When starting a new application, it’s critical that you determine what the environmental conditions range your end device will live in. Your environmental conditions will affect how easily your product might get to your maximum case temperature. Or maybe your user is in contact with your device