Components | Thermal Management | Heat Sink | Feb 01, 2018

MechaTronix Unveils CoolStar® Series of Designer LED Coolers

MechaTronix Unveils CoolStar® Series of Designer LED Coolers “Because looks do count”, that was the basic idea when MechaTronix started to develop their next platform of spot light, down light and shop light coolers. Inspiration for the design was searched in natural elements which express the feeling of cool or cold. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Phase Change Material | Jan 31, 2018

Fischer Elektronik Presents New Phase Change Thermal Conductive Material

Fischer Elektronik Presents New Phase Change Thermal Conductive Material Company Fischer Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG extends their extensive product portfolio of thermal contact materials by new phase change thermal conductive materials which provide an alternative to the conventional thermal conductive pastes. The new material types combine the advantages of high thermal performance together with the reliability of phase change materials and with a simple application on the surfaces to be contacted. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | TIM | Oct 04, 2017

Fischer Elektronik Introduces New Pasty Thermal Conductive Material

Fischer Elektronik Introduces New Pasty Thermal Conductive Material Fischer Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG extends their extensive product portfolio of contact materials especially for the application scenarios of the thermal contacting by a fluid gel thermal conductive material with its name GEL S 18. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Heat Sink | Sep 18, 2017

GlacialTech Announces New Igloo SR Series Heatsinks of 300 mm Diameter

GlacialTech Announces New Igloo SR Series Heatsinks of 300 mm Diameter GlacialTech, the diversified lighting and thermal solution provider, announces a new series heatsinks using stamping technology with a patented process suitable for high wattage LED bay light applications from 250 W to 500 W. The new Igloo SR series heatsink expands its models of 300 mm diameter: the multiple chips version (Igloo SR250-3M, Igloo SR300-3M, Igloo SR400HP-3M, Igloo SR500HP-3M) and the single CoB version (Igloo SR250HP-3S, Igloo SR300HP-3S, Igloo SR400HP-3S, Igloo SR500HP-3S). Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Apr 03, 2017

MechaTronix Eyes Outdoor LED Market Revealing Next Industrial Cooler Platform

MechaTronix Eyes Outdoor LED Market Revealing Next Industrial Cooler Platform Just shortly after the launch of the 2x2MX, the next standardization in outdoor light engines is a fact. This time Lumileds, Ledil and MechaTronix joined forces to create a 2x6 emitter platform for outdoor use. The scope of this LED platform ranges from integration in street lights over high mast applications to industrial high bays. The heart is the Lumileds Luxeon XR-TX, sitting on the MechaTronix CoolBlock® 2x6 LX and covered by the Ledil Strada IP 2x6. Result… an ultra-compact waterproof LED engine, thermally validated, easy to assemble with off-the-shelf available components creating up to 4000 lumen. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Apr 03, 2017

Fischer Offers New LED Heatsinks with Integrated Mounting Hole Pattern

Fischer Offers New LED Heatsinks with Integrated Mounting Hole Pattern Wrongly the LED is often designated as a cold radiator and gives the impression that no further cooling is necessary. In reality only approx. 35 % of the used electrical energy is converted to light output according to the latest LED technology. The remaining amount of energy develops a heat loss in analogy to common semi-conductor elements which necessarily has to be emitted to the ambient air by means of an effective thermal management. Specifically on that point company Fischer Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG extends the wide range of products on innovative LED heatsinks. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Mar 16, 2017

GlacialTech Announces New 400W Igloo SS400 LED Flood Light Heatsink Kit

GlacialTech Announces New 400W Igloo SS400 LED Flood Light Heatsink Kit GlacialTech, the diversified LED technology provider, announces a new 400W heatsink for outdoor flood lights. The Igloo SS400 features an efficient heatsink with thermal resistance 0.1875 °C/W, preventing LEDs from overheating with large-surface area heatsinks. A waterproof glass cover is available for outdoor applications, with an IP65 rating for weather protection and adjustable stainless steel mounting rotation bracket and screws. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Feb 21, 2017

MechaTronix Launches First Horticulture Cooling Platforms

MechaTronix Launches First Horticulture Cooling Platforms That horticulture lighting is hot these days is an understatement. The media attention, dedicated events and manifold speakers attracting the listeners all point out that there is a big future (read capital) behind led lighting in the horti- and agriculture sphere. All the players are preparing their strategies and products to earn a piece of the pie, and so is one of the thermal market leaders, MechaTronix from Taiwan. We speak to Koen Vangorp, CEO of the company. “The thermal challenges and opportunities in horticulture lighting are from an unprecedented level and will definitely impact the future of our company. Were MechaTronix started off with cooling of spot lights and down lights ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand lumen, they now end up in the era of kilowatts of energy losses which need to be cooled away, environments with extreme needs on temperature and humidity control, and nothing yet standardized on the market…” Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Feb 14, 2017

Electrolube Launch New Thermal Phase Change Materials

Electrolube Launch New Thermal Phase Change Materials Electro-chemicals specialist, Electrolube will be demonstrating a range of capabilities and special products at this premier annual event for the global LED and solid state lighting industries. Part of HK Wentworth Ltd and an established global manufacturer of electro-chemicals, Electrolube will have a strong presence at this year’s Strategies in Light exhibition, where the company plans to show a range of products designed to protect and enhance the performance of modern LED lighting products. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Feb 09, 2017

MechaTronix Launches 2x2MX LED Cooler Platform

MechaTronix Launches 2x2MX LED Cooler Platform While standardizations have been mainly focusing on retail and indoor lighting application, also the field of industrial lighting is undergoing a same move. Availability of standard building bricks lead to a shorter time to market, crucial in the hectic lighting world of today. MechaTronix supports this trend with the release of its latest 2x2MX LED cooler platform. Read more »

Products | Thermal Management | Nov 08, 2016

GlacialTech Introduces New Heat Pipe Heatsinks for High Bay Lighting

GlacialTech Introduces New Heat Pipe Heatsinks for High Bay Lighting GlacialTech, the diversified lighting and thermal solution provider and innovator, is today pleased to announce two efficient new heat pipe-equipped heatsinks suitable for high wattage LED bay light applications from 200W to 350W: the Igloo SR250HP-3 and the Igloo SR350HP-3. Read more »

Products | Thermal Management | Aug 03, 2016

MechaTronix's CoolBay® Tera Approved for 50.000 lumen COB

MechaTronix's CoolBay® Tera Approved for 50.000 lumen COB New worlds of LED lighting are revealing themselves, worlds we couldn’t dream about just a few years ago… When Citizen created the “Monster” COB package CLU550, able of creating over 50.000 lumen of light output, it wasn’t so sure yet if anyone would be able to cool it down to temperatures which would lead to the life time this kind of industrial applications would require. Read more »

Products | Thermal Management | May 10, 2016

Wacker Presents New Gap Filler for Electronics Applications

Wacker Presents New Gap Filler for Electronics Applications Wacker, the Munich-based chemical company, will showcase a new heat-conducting silicone-based gap filler material for the electronics industry at the Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion electronics tradeshow PCIM Europe. Available under the tradename SEMICOSIL® 961 TC, the silicone rubber is ideal as an interface material for thermally connecting electronic circuits, ensuring effective heat management. The product is characterized by good flow and processing properties. Furthermore, wear of the mixing and metering equipment used in its application is low. This year’s PCIM takes place in Nuremberg, Germany, from May 10 to 12. Read more »

Products | Thermal Management | Jan 11, 2016

MechaTronix Launches Patented High Bay Coolers Up To 35,000 Lumen

MechaTronix Launches Patented High Bay Coolers Up To 35,000 Lumen MechaTronix launches patented high bay coolers up to 35,000 lumen While LED manufacturers are bringing more and more high power COBs to the market like Lumileds COB 1216, Citizen’s CLU550, Cree’s CXB3590 and Bridgelux’s Vero 29, MechaTronix announces their new CoolBay® high bay cooler program. The CoolBay® is a passive round cooler based on the patented CoolTube® quadruple closed-loop heat pipe structure, which makes it the most compact design on the market cooling down up to 35,000 lumen. Read more »

Products | Thermal Management | Nov 04, 2015

MechaTronix Expands LED High Bay Cooler Program

MechaTronix's ModuLED Giga is a highly efficient passive high bay LED cooler Many tier A LED brands like Cree, Citizen and Tridonic have recently boosted their offerings in COB LED packages with new models performing lumen outputs from 10.000 all the way up to 20.000 lumen. As ECO partner of most A LED brands MechaTronix took up the glove to develop a range of high power passive LED coolers. Read more »

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GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module

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LiFi - What It Is, How It Works, What It Provides, How to Apply, and Its Future Prospects

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High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

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