Author - John Moot

Thermal management for LED – Applications

thermal paste vs. thermal pads

Thermal paste vs. thermal pad Differences of thermal pads vs. thermal paste Thermal interface materials are undoubtedly a very critical aspect of electronic component design.  They can very well make the difference between a working product and a faulty product. The purpose of thermal pads and thermal paste is to provide a...

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EPDM vs NBR

NBR vs. EPDM

NBR vs. EPDM: What is the difference?   Synthetic rubber comes in nearly a dozen major types with different properties for different applications. Two common synthetic rubber compounds are known as EPDM and nitrile rubber. The major differences between these two rubber products are their resistance to petroleum-based fuels and lubricants...

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Battery insulation

Thermal management for rechargeable li-ion batteries

Thermal management for rechargeable Li-ion batteries The rapid growth of the electric vehicle market (such as electric cars, electric buses and electric trucks) has led to ever-increasing demands on the efficiency and lifetime of lithium-ion battery systems. Only when vehicle ranges increase significantly will acceptance increase significantly. The performance of lithium-ion batteries...

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gap filler vs gap pad

8 ready-made thermal management solutions

In the automotive industry and medical technology, there are ever greater challenges in the field of electronics. The heat to be dissipated poses ever-increasing tasks. In this article we present 8 ready-made thermal management solutions: Standard thermal conductive foils Thermally conductive pads Thermally conductive pastes Phase change materials thermally conductive...

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PTFE film foil

PTFE vs. PEEK

High-performance plastics are characterized primarily by their temperature resistance, but also by their mechanical properties. They are often chosen for applications that require good chemical resistance, performance at high temperatures, low coefficient of friction and high strength. They are found in many demanding applications in a variety of industries including oil...

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3M 2480 Stanzteile die cut

Silicon adhesives vs. acrylic adhesives

Silicone and acrylic adhesives are those adhesives most commonly used in polyimide tapes. Polyimide adhesive tapes consist of two layers: the polyimide film and the adhesive that is applied to this film. Although silicone adhesives are most commonly used for the adhesive layer, many applications require the tape to have...

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3M 2480 Stanzteile die cut

2480 3M Hi-Tack Silicone Adhesive

2480 3M Hi-Tack Silicone Adhesive New high-tack silicone adhesive offers the re-positionable, gentle properties of silicone while achieving up to four-day wear time and supporting heavy devices. Currently available acrylate and silicone adhesives typically require device engineers to choose between strength and wear duration, or comfort and pliability. A new generation...

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EPDM vs NBR

Silicone vs. FKM

Silicone vs. FKM - What are the differences? Silicone and FKM compete in many applications. This article examines the properties of silicone rubber and how it compares to fluororubber, an elastomer based on fluororubber (FKM). Although silicone and fluororubber are quite similar in properties, the fluorine groups (trifluoropropyl) provide significant differences...

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EPDM vs NBR

NBR vs. FKM

NBR vs. FKM - What is the difference? This article explains the main differences between NBR and FKM, two of the most commonly used sealing materials. Both materials are a good choice for general industrial use, they offer excellent resistance to compression set and have a wide range of applications...

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