PCM Calculator

This PCM calculator will provide an approximate volume, weight, and temperature profile for your input conditions. The output curve will show the expected transient performance for up to three different PCM options suitable for your application. This calculator assumes a general fin thickness, ACT develops custom solutions with the optimal fin thickness for each application’s unique requirements.

Please note, this calculator provides PCM material options for values between -10°C to 85°C.  For applications outside of these temperature ranges please contact the experts at ACT.

To get best results the Initial temperature must be less than the Final Temperature.

This tool is intended to demonstrate that different PCM materials offer a wide range of performance.  The thermal physical property values used are representative of the paraffin and salt hydrate materials that are most commonly used.  Specific information, including exact PCM material used in this demonstration, is dependent on each unique application.  ACT provides design and analysis services to determine the PCM for your particular application.  ACT does not manufacture or sell PCM materials alone, but integrates them into a custom system designed by ACT’s thermal engineers.

To discuss your results, please send your results to the thermal experts at ACT.

If you are having difficulty with this calculator please email us at info@1-ACT.com with your input values.


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