Lancaster, PA January 14, 2019 – Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (“ACT”), a premier thermal management solutions company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Parker Hannifin Corporation’s Precision Cooling Business (“PCB”), a leading supplier of Pumped Two Phase Cooling products for power electronics applications.
“Pumped Two Phase Cooling is a growing technology area for ACT,” said Dr. Jon Zuo, President and Chief Technical Officer of ACT. “Combining PCB’s position in the power electronics industry and ACT’s strength in the defense and aerospace markets will offer our customers more design options and enhanced product reliability.”
Following the completion of the acquisition, all the PCB assets were transferred to ACT’s Lancaster, Pennsylvania facility and integrated into its Industrial Products Group.
“ACT and Parker are working closely to ensure a smooth transition for our customers and suppliers,” said John Hartenstine, Vice President of Operations and Quality Assurance at ACT. “We are excited to start shipping products in the coming weeks.”
About Pumped Two Phase Cooling Technology
Pumped Two Phase Cooling, also known as Pumped Evaporative Cooling, is an active cooling technology that utilizes the latent energy associated with the boiling of a working fluid to efficiently remove large amounts of waste heat. Compared with single-phase cooling, Pumped Two Phase Cooling enables lower flow rate, reduction in system size, reduction in pumping power, higher heat flux (a measure of heat density) removal capability, more uniform temperature across the heat source surface, and practical use of dielectric working fluids such as refrigerants. For more information on how the technology works, please visit www.1-ACT.com/Resources/Pumped-Two-Phase-Cooling/.
The Precision Cooling Business is a leader in designing and manufacturing refrigerant-based Pumped Two Phase Cooling systems and assemblies. Its products have been used in the cooling of electric drives, inverters, motors and generators, batteries, and other high-power electronic devices. More information on ACT’s Pumped Two-Phase Solutions, both standard and custom, can be found at https://www.1-ACT.com/Products/Pumped-Two-Phase-Cooling-Solutions/.
ACT specializes in engineered solutions utilizing advanced thermal technology, and the development and manufacture of custom thermal products. ACT designs and manufactures HiK™ plates, heat pipes, PCM heat sinks, cold plates, pumped single-phase loops, pumped two-phase products, and custom thermal, fluid, and mechanical systems for customers in diverse markets; including Aerospace, Military, Power Electronics, Temperature Calibration, Medical Device, and Energy Recovery Systems. For more information about ACT, please visit www.1-ACT.com.
About Parker Hannifin
Parker Hannifin is a global leader in motion and control technologies. For more information, please visit www.Parker.com.