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AHR Expo Recap

Posted on January 21, 2019

ACT’s WAHX featured in United CoolAir's New "Modulaire" DOAS

Boiling to Keep Cool...?

Posted on January 14, 2019

When something is boiling that means it’s hot, right?  That’s not necessarily the case to some researchers, including thermal engineers at Advanced Cooling Technologies. Experts in Pumped Two Phase Cooling (P2P) intentionally design cooling systems so that the working fluid that cools the hot device boils when it comes in contact with it. 

Bioinspired Engineering for Thermal Management

Posted on December 12, 2018

by Mohammed Ababneh, R&D Engineer

For decades science has looked for answers to tough problems from the ultimate design expert – nature itself.  For the past 3.6 billion years, nature has designed creatures of flight, camouflage, and through constant adaptation developed solutions for resistance to the elements, and survival at large just to...

2nd Annual Directed Energy Day

Posted on November 20, 2018

ACT would like to thank the DSI Group for organizing the Annual Directed Energy Day in Alexandria, VA. This was ACT’s first time attending and it was a truly great experience to see the leaders of the Directed Energy Community share ideas and insights to a growing market segment. If you are interested in learning about future industry needs,...

Reliable Solutions for Intelligent Battery Cooling

Posted on November 14, 2018

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,...

What's Hot in Medical Devices...and How to Cool Them Down

Posted on October 12, 2018

by Devin Pellicone, Industrial Products Engineer

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....

The Anatomy of the Battery

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.

Heat Pipe Heritage: What Came First? The Chicken or the Egg?

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?

Gamers now turning to Vapor Chambers for High Performance Thermal Management

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!

ACT’s CCHPs Surpass 25 Million Hours of Space Flight Heritage

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...