Heat pipes are great thermal energy transporters that use an evaporator and condenser in place of a solid conductor. While they don't dissipate heat themselves, heat pipes quickly move heat from one area of the heat pipe to another area. The aerospace industry has been a proving ground for heat pipe reliability, and has been used for decades in harsh and demanding environments.

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Features/Applications

Features Applications
  • Improves conduction paths of heat away from devices 
  • Extends thermal range of both natural and forced convection cooling
  • Aavid HiContactâ„¢ heat pipe embedding process improves thermal transfer 
  • Reduces overall cost and weight without increasing the volume in a base plate
  • Best passive cooling system with no moving parts 
  • Small diameter heat pipe assemblies provide greater thermal efficiency 
  • Large diameter heat pipe assemblies transfer greater power loads 

 

  • Aerospace 
  • Consumer electronics 
  • Servers 
  • Telecommunication 
  • Motor driver and controllers 
  • UPS
  • Transportation 
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