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Thermal Interface Phase Change Material

Created to perform when the heat is on

Thermal Interface Phase Change Material
  • High thermal conductivity
  • High performance
  • Easy to apply
  • Changes state once ‘activated’

Electrolube phase change materials are specialist high performance thermal interface materials which are easily applied via screen printing. During use, the temperature of the device increases until it reaches the ‘phase-change’ temperature. The material then changes state (phase change) back to a more traditional paste improving thermal conductivity.

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Phase change materials are materials that change state from solid form to liquid and back again. The solid material absorbs heat until it reaches its softening point, whereby it reverts back to a softer material with fluid-like characteristics, conforming to the contours of the interface and ensuring the most efficient heat transfer. This process is particularly useful as a thermal management technique and Electrolube have developed a specialist range designed specifically as thermal interface materials. The ‘activated’ phase change material has exceptionally high thermal conductivity, dissipating heat away from the electronic components to the heatsink or other cooling device.

We would advise that you test any product you select thoroughly, as each application will vary from the next and figures quoted on a TDS may not match the results in the ‘real’ operating environment.

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