heatsink

heatsink

[′hēt‚siŋk]
(aerospace engineering)
A type of protective device capable of absorbing heat and used as a heat shield.
In nuclear propulsion, any thermodynamic device, such as a radiator or condenser, that is designed to absorb the excess heat energy of the working fluid. Also known as heat dump.
(electricity)
A mass of metal that is added to a device for the purpose of absorbing and dissipating heat; used with power transistors and many types of metallic rectifiers. Also known as dissipator.
(thermodynamics)
Any (gas, solid, or liquid) region where heat is absorbed.
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It combines the conventional LED chip-onboard (COB) module with a large finned heatsink to dissipate heat from the emitter.
48 solid state relay with integrated heatsink is intended to replace mechanica contactors especially when switching is frequent.
has introduced its second-generation, high-performance WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD with up to 2TB capacity on a single-sided M.2 form factor, and will be showcasing a version for desktop systems or custom-built gaming rigs, which has an integrated heatsink that helps maintain speed and temperature.
The SPECTRIX D80 is a state-of-the-art device that operates with a combination of a liquid heatsink, an aluminium heatsink and thermally conductive materials on the PCB.
The SPECTRIX D80 is a state-of-the-art device that operates with a combination of a liquid heatsink, an aluminum heatsink and thermally conductive materials on the PCB.
Equipped with programmable RGB lighting, the liquid heatsink is not just functional, but also visually captivating with the fluid completely illuminated for all to see.
New Taipei City, Taiwan, July 26, 2018 --(PR.com)-- GlacialTech announces a new 250W heatsink for outdoor flood light and available for single CoB or Multi-chip LEDs.
The first thing we spot is a massive ducted heatsink, begging the question of what (in this device) needs to be cooled.