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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How BSI training and advice helped award winning company HK Wentworth transition early to the new standard for the automotive industry, IATF 16949

Posted on 17 January 2018 by Electrolube
Tags: BSI

“BSI offered outstanding advice on areas where we needed to do a little bit more to meet the new requirements”

Ron Jakeman,Managing Director, HK Wentworth

The business in brief

Founded some 75 years ago, Leicestershire-based electrochemicals company HK Wentworth is a global manufacturer supplying the aerospace, automotive, LED lighting, and IT and office equipment sectors. A medium-sized business, it won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade in 2016. It has worked with BSI since the…

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Which Conformal Coatings Are Best Suited To Automotive Electronics?

Posted on 05 January 2018 by Phil Kinner
Tags: Conformal Coatings, Knowledge Base, Automotive Electronics,

In my blog this month, I thought I would touch on some issues raised at an interview for a magazine recently in which I was asked what I thought the driving factors were behind the advance of automotive electronics, and how this affected Electrolube as a conformal coatings manufacturer.

The automotive electronics industry has evolved rapidly during the last decade and working in the conformal coating industry means that I have experienced this evolution first hand.  The most striking aspect for me is the speed in which the industry has…

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