Power Module Heat Pipe Heat Sink

ACT Offers Customized Heat Pipe Heat Sink Solutions

Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. can deliver a customized heat sink heat pipe solution for companies in industries such as aerospace, electronics and many others. As a premier thermal management solutions provider with a strong focus on research and development, we can provide heat pipe heat sinks for your specific applications.

We can also handle every aspect of your heat pipe heat sink project from conception through production. As an ISO9001:2008-certified company, you can also count on us to deliver a high-quality heat sink product that will exceed your expectations.

We Take a Problem-Solving Approach to Heatpipe Heatsink Design

At ACT, we take great pride in our ability to solve problems for our customers. Here’s just one example of how we have helped our customers overcome a challenge:

A customer was designing a power module consisting of a series of IGBTs. They were seeking a heat sink design but had many constraints and requirements. In addition to power dissipation (almost 6kW during transient, up to 2.4KW steady state), cooling methodology, heat sink size, IGBT orientation and overall ruggedness requirements were all fixed.

ACT Provided an Effective Heat Sink Pipe Solution

To address the problem, ACT used in house developed analytical software to identify the optimal fin solution for the given geometric and flow constraints. This modeling provided a convection resistance, which was then incorporated into the FEA thermal analysis that included the electronics, thermal interfaces, and heat spreader. After a series of design iterations using strategically located vertical and horizontal heat pipes, a final prototype design proved feasible, satisfying the various performance objectives. Customer was so impressed with the thoroughness of the study that a second project to design and build prototypes was initiated.

Temperature Profile of Power Module with IGBT’s mounted on proposed heat sink design platform, operating under defined power dissipation operating conditions.

Contact Us to Learn More About Our Heat Pipe Heat Sink Design Process

With more than a decade of experience in solving difficult problems for customers in a wide range of industries, ACT can help you meet thermal management challenges in your operation. We’ll work closely with you to develop a customized heat pipe heat sink solution for your applications. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an on-site consultation.

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