Phase Change Materials: A Practical Addition To Your Thermal Management Options

Posted on 27 June 2018 by Electrolube
Tags: Thermal Management, Knowledge Base, TPM, FAQ

Over the past few months, I have been exploring the subject of thermal management materials and solutions – why we use them in the first place, what materials and methods are available to us, how we apply them and what the limitations are of these materials, as we put them to the test in real world applications. In these columns you may have noticed more than a passing reference to a new generation of thermal management solutions…

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How To Clean Electrical Contacts

Posted on 22 May 2018 by Electrolube
Tags: How-To, Cleaning, Contacts

Electrical contacts have been an integral part of Electrolube’s history, with the very first of our products designed to lubricate and enhance the performance of electrical contacts. This has developed over the years to include a wide range of specialist electronic cleaning and lubrication products, formulated to aid with the manufacture and maintenance of electronics and their PCBs.

Included in this range is a selection of contact cleaners and solutions.

Depending on your individual application, you may choose from a number of…

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Thermal management for LED lighting manufacturers

Posted on 20 March 2018 by Jade Bridges
Tags: Thermal Management, Knowledge Base, LED Industry

Moving on from my overview of common thermal 'problems and solutions' published in last month's column, I'd like to focus more closely this month on a specific application area for thermal management solutions - and it's a 'hot' one, too: LED luminaires and their associated electronics. The LED lighting industry is a global growth phenomenon and the sector's demand for effective, high-quality…

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Thermal management: Problems and Solutions

Posted on 19 February 2018 by Jade Bridges
Tags: Thermal Management, Knowledge Base, Thermal Shock, solutions people

In my last piece I expressed what I hoped would prove a good starting point for my series of articles on the all-important subject of thermal management. This was a five-point guide, which I was able to compile based on the many questions that our customer support teams field every day on the telephone, at exhibitions and when visiting customers’ premises. I do hope readers have found it useful.

This month I’d like to progress…

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