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Aluminum heatsinks for heat dissipation

A heatsink is a passive element for heat dissipation and for this purpose it consists of a heat conductive material such as aluminum, copper or sheet steel. By applying a heatsink to a heat-producing component a new component is created, consisting of heat source and heatsink.

The total surface area of the new component compared to the unit without heatsink is increased disproportionately by a suitable shape of the cooling body. This correspondingly increases the cooling effect of the surrounding air.

Excerpt of available brands for heatsinks (others on request )

  • Alutronic
  • Assmann
  • Fischer
  • Seifert