Heat Pipes 101

Heat Pipes are one of the most efficient ways to move heat, or thermal energy, from one point to another. These two-phase systems are typically used to cool areas or materials, even in outer space. Heat pipes were first developed for use by Los Alamos National Laboratory to supply heat to and remove waste heat from energy conversion systems.

Today, heat pipes are used in a variety of cooling applications from space to medical devices and power electronics cooling to aircraft and more! If you’re unsure if heat pipes are an ideal thermal solution for your project, contact us to discuss your application and our engineers can determine the best path forward.