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Technical Articles

Electrolube helps Smart Homes to become even smarter

Posted on 03 August 2020 by Electrolube
Tags: Electrolube, IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a platform enabling embedded devices connected to the internet, collect and exchange data with each other. Devices can begin to interact and work with each other, even learning from each other’s experience as humans do. The potential for the IoT and connectivity is endless, as everyday objects can connect and share intelligence (AI – artificial intelligence) and knowledge.

Just one of the huge growth areas for IoT is within  Smart Home systems as these encompass a wide variety of applications for the digital…

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Phase Change Materials: Innovations in Thermal Management

Posted on 30 July 2020 by Electrolube
Tags: Electrolube, Thermal Management, Phase Change Materials, Solder, Thermal Paste

Authors: Jade Bridges, Global Technical Support Manager and Ben Han, Research and Development Engineer from Electrolube UK and China respectively. 

Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) are used in electronics applications to improve the efficiency of heat transfer and reduce the operating temperature of a device. They work by improving the conduction of heat through to a heat sink, where the heat is radiated to the surrounding environment by means of convection. Demand for improved thermal management in electronic…

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Conformal Coating Selection: Why Choose Two Part Conformal Coating Systems for Selective Coating

Posted on 18 July 2019 by Electrolube DE
Tags: Conformal Coatings, Research

Phil Kinner, Business and Technical Director for Electrolube’s Conformal Coatings Division, expands on the company’s new generation two-part conformal coatings and explains why they are becoming an essential process for manufacturers to increase reliability in the harshest of environments.

With electronics increasingly playing a part in daily life, the applications for electronic systems continue to develop at a rapid pace.   Miniaturisation is ever increasing, with systems expected to perform more operations, quickly and reliably,…

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