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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...

Thermal Design: User Acceptance of Your Product

All too often, thermal management is considered too late, if at all, in the design process. In...

Cool Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is gearing up to power more advanced applications, but come with more...

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...

How To Measure An O-Ring

O-Rings are an essential sealing component prolific in every industry, so there's shapes and...

Skived Fin Heat Sinks: Solutions as Smooth as Butter

Skived Fin Heat sinks are a single piece construction component for increased surface area and...

It's All About the Base, 'Bout the Base, No Trouble.

Heat sink bases facilitate the conduction of thermal energy from heat sources the added surface...

Everyday Thermals: Boiling Pot of Water

Thermals affect us everyday, even without us knowing. Heat transfer is just a form of energy...

Extruded Heat Sinks: The Metal Version of Play Dough

Extruded heat sinks are one of the most popular types of heat sinks. They're easy to make in...

Heat Pipes versus Vapor Chambers: What's the Difference?

There’s lots of buzz on the internet about heat pipes and vapor chambers being amazing additions...