We are all attached to our mobile equipment and devices, but we really don’t want them to be attached to anything, like a power cord. This requirement for mobile power has put a lot of focus on reliable and long-life battery performance. Batteries are temperature-sensitive devices: they don’t operate when it’s very cold. And when it’s very hot,...
Posted on November 14, 2018
Posted on October 12, 2018
Medical devices, like most devices these days, are becoming increasingly more digital. Just like the phone in your pocket or the computer on your desk, medical instrument companies are trying to find new ways to get more oomph out of their devices while making them smaller and less invasive. Achieving higher performance in a medical device in...
Posted on July 26, 2018
Have you ever had your phone turn off when it was cold, even with a fully charged battery? Or remember the hoverboard scooters that had issues with the batteries overheating and causing fires? In both scenarios, sensitivity to temperature was the root cause for these malfunctions.
Posted on July 12, 2018
Is anyone sure of the answer? And what does this have to do with heat pipe reliability? In the world of heat pipes, we often have to answer a similar question… do you have heritage?
Posted on July 09, 2018
Gamers out there have been buzzing over the new 2018 Razer Blade laptop. We at ACT have been buzzing over the awesome shout outs to thermal management the laptop has been receiving in the mainstream media!
Posted on June 04, 2018
The team at Advanced Cooling Technologies (ACT) is celebrating the significant milestone of 25 Million Hours of flawless flights for our Constant Conductance Heat Pipes (CCHPs). ACT’s CCHPs have been providing reliable thermal management to orbiting satellites for many years, including the International Space Station and powerful NASA Weather...
Posted on May 14, 2018
It is well known that the largest thermal gradient in military chassis is located between the card and the frame. For reference, in the typical military chassis, seen below, there are 3 primary thermal resistances:
Posted on May 09, 2018
Been poking around Advanced Cooling Technologies website, looking at the cool stuff (pun intended), but not sure what the next step is?
Posted on March 29, 2018
Today’s design engineers often wear many hats, acting as much a project manager as they do a design engineer.
Posted on March 21, 2018