Thermal Material Summer Research Roundup

Research Roundup: New and Interesting Thermal Materials

This summer has been full of new developments in thermal materials. In the thermal management industry, the term thermal materials typically refers to thermal interface materials or commercial high conductivity metals like aluminum and copper. However, in recent years researchers, engineers, and designers have been busy trying to expand the portfolio of materials that can

Thermal Interface Material Types

Thermal Interface Material Types

Thermal interface material is crucial to every thermal management solution. It’s also important to know the characteristics of various thermal interface material types so you’re well equipped to make the right choice for your application. Depending upon your application, you may want to use one type of TIM over another to help facilitate better performance.  Some

Copper and Aluminum Raw Material Example

Selecting or Defining Heat Sink Materials in Aavid Genie

Aavid Genie explores 6 different heat sink types: Extruded, Bonded Fin Assembly, Brazed Fin Assembly, Folded Fin Assembly, Skived Fin, and Zipper Fin Assemblies. Defining heat sink materials is based off the heat sink’s manufacturing method. Assembled heat sinks may have limitations on how they’re joined together. Single Piece Heat Sinks Extruded Heat Sinks Extruded and