March 28, 2018

History of the Heat Pipe

The heat pipe is a mainstay in today’s tech-driven world, but it spent most of its existence in relative obscurity. Precursors to the now-vital heat pipe date back to 1942, ....

March 26, 2018

Types of Thermal Management Solutions: Heat Pipes

In this post, we continue our series on thermal management solutions, how they work, and their advantages and disadvantages. This month, we’re focusing on the thermal management solution used in ....

March 2, 2018

Aluminum Alloys for Extruded Aluminum Heat Sink Manufacturing

With seven grades of aluminum on the market and countless varying alloys, choosing a material for custom heat sinks can be a daunting task. Here are summaries of three common ....