- Aavid, Thermal Division of Boyd Corporation is the largest provider of thermal management solutions and engineering services in the world. For decades, Aavid has consistently brought the most innovative cooling technologies to market while also improving the efficiency and availability of traditional thermal management solutions. With hundreds of engineers in design and manufacturing facilities across the globe, Aavid's experience and expertise combined with their dedication to unique problem solving, allows them to meet the most demanding requirements and resolve any thermal challenge.

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High-Performance O-Rings

Aavid’s high-performance o-rings, which come in eight popular compounds, are a critical component in dynamic and static assemblies in every industry. Learn More

Surface-Mount Heat Sinks

Aavid's surface-mount heat sinks in D-PAK, D2PAK, D3PAK, and SO-10 packages are suitable for SMT power semiconductor devices. Learn More

SynJet® LED Coolers

SynJet cooling technology from Aavid Thermalloy provides one of the most reliable thermal management solutions available. Learn More

Extruded Heat Sinks

Aavid offers a selection of extruded heat sink profiles in over 5,000 tooled shapes. Learn More

Hi-Contact™ Tube Liquid Cold Plates

Aavid Thermalloy's cost effective, 2-, 4-, and 6-pass Hi-Contact™ tube liquid cold plates feature high-performance, leak-free joints. Learn More

Slide-On Heat Sinks

Aavid Thermalloy offers their heat sinks that do not require mounting hardware but rather slide onto the device that requires cooling. Learn More

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Max Clip Series Publish Date: 2016-08-22

Overview of the Max Clip system of heat sinks, clips, and solder pins, used to optimize thermal management of power transistors

Duration: 5 minutes
How to Select a Heat Sink Publish Date: 2012-08-17

A step-by-step guide describing how to identify and select the correct heat sink for applications, along with selection examples from Aavid Thermalloy.

Duration: 5 minutes
Synjet® Coolers for Use in LED Lighting Publish Date: 2011-08-09

Nuventix SynJet Coolers are a high reliability air mover that last longer than the LEDs that they cool.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Myths About Heat Pipes

Aavid discusses heat pipes and common misunderstandings about how they work and their applications.

Metal Rod vs. Heat Pipe

Using a thermal camera Aavid showcases the thermal conductivity of a heat pipe versus a plain copper rod. On the left is the metal rod, on the right is an Aavid heat pipe.

Thermal Interface Material

Thermal interface materials available through Aavid cover the full array of material needs including thermal pads and films, hardware, and phase change materials.

Applying Thermal Grease

Aavid shows many different methods of applying thermal grease to the IC and to the heatsink. The primary goal of thermal grease is to remove any air gaps as air is a poor conductor of heat.

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