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Why use Micro Deformation Technology for Liquid Cooling?

MicroCool Micro Deformation Technology (MDT) is a low-cost, non-subtractive manufacturing method for creating fin and pin surfaces for use in heat transfer applications. This patented process mechanically and plastically deforms the work piece to form finite and repeatable micro-channels.

How does this benefit you?

Liquid cooling of cold plates and base plates appears to be the near-term solution for the current cooling demand of the power electronics market. Although well-known manufacturing methods can produce adequate cold plates and base plates for liquid cooling, new manufacturing processes and associated new geometries could significantly improve the hydrodynamic and thermal performances of current solutions. A numerical and experimental investigation has been carried out in order to evaluate the impact on the thermal performances of new pin and fin geometries applied to liquid cooling of power electronics. It is concluded that new geometries can provide a significant improvement on the thermal performances.

If you would like to learn how Micro Deformation Technology (MDT) provides the best thermal performance, please read our findings in this free publication:

That’s not all!

Check out this free online software can help you quickly determine which type of MDT fin or pin geometry will best suit your performance needs. 

 

MicroCool’s cold plate simulator – Try it today!

A free cold plate simulator

MicroCool Tool is a user-friendly and hands-on cold plate simulator for cooling elements developed for a diverse range of electronic cooling applications including CPU configurations, racks, servers, GPU graphics chips, high-output LEDs, power modules, IGBTs, power semiconductors, and FETs.

This simulator helps you quickly determine which type of MDT fin or pin geometry will best suit your performance needs. With just a few inputs, the correlation-based software:

  • Provides thermal resistance, cold plate and fluid temperatures, as well as pressure drop performance
  • Evaluates straight fins, in-line pin fins, and staggered pin fin geometries
  • Handles single-phase coolants (best methods including entrance effects)
  • Determines once-through and split flow (for pressure drop designs)
  • Generates complete graphical simulations.  (Including 3D PDF output with graphs and incremental calculation output of the thermal views) and set of input/output results

This software was developed in conjunction with John Thome, Professor of Heat and Mass Transfer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. Thome is an industry leader in heat transfer and two-phase cooling. Learn More Here.

Start today!  Run your own simulation. Download PDF Instructions. If you need any assistance, call 1-800-633-4078 or email us at info@microcooling.com.

MicroCool Cold Plate Advantage

What is the MicroCool cold plate advantage? What makes our cold plates for liquid cooling the best performing cold plates?

  • Robust lead-free friction stir weld design
  • Available electroless nickel plating inside and out to protect against corrosion with certain coolants
  • Easily customize your design simply by changing the density of the MDT fin or pin fin geometry inside without changing the entire design
  • Fast delivery: Next day shipping available on our 3000 series standard cold plates.

Bottom line

MicroCool designs and manufactures the best performing and most cost-effective cold plates for liquid cooling available today.

Visit www.microcooling.com to learn more. Our engineers are available to answer any design questions you may have.

 

Still using old cold plate technology? Friction Stir Welding is better

Why Friction Stir Welding is Better

Friction Stir Welding (FSW) is a solid-state joining process, meaning frictional heat is generated between the wear-resistant welding tool and the material of the workpieces. Joining the workpieces together while staying below the melting point. This creates a leak-proof seal that is stronger and more reliable than any other cold plate joining method.

Microcool uses the best technology

MicroCool has become the expert in FSW high conductivity 1100 series aluminum MDT pin plates into all types of machined, extruded and cast aluminum alloys.

Visit www.microcooling.com to learn more

MicroCool Exhibiting at PCIM Asia 2017

Decatur, Ala., May 22, 2017 — Wolverine’s MicroCool Division will be exhibiting at this year’s PCIM ASIA conference, which will take place June 27-29, 2017 in Shanghai (Pudong).  The company will be showcasing their products at Booth B24.  PCIM Asia is an international conference and exhibition focusing on power electronics.  The event, similar to PCIM Europe, allows the industry to see the latest developments in power electronic components and systems.  Sy-Jenq Loong, General Manager of MicroCool Division, will be presenting at the Exhibitor Forum on June 27th at 2:40 PM outlining the latest breakthroughs in liquid-cooled cold plates.

MicroCool is an industry leader in designing and engineering base plate, cold plate and total cooling loop system designs. The company offers a myriad of fin and custom pin fin geometries designed to improve reliability and thermal efficiency in cooling electronic systems. These unique cold plates maximize thermal and pressure drop performance due to enhanced surface area, high fin density and distinctive micro-channel construction.  MicroCool will be showcasing its existing line of standard 2000 and 3000 series IGBT cold plates. The cold plates uses the company’s patented Micro Deformation Technology (MDT™) and typically have friction stir welded (FSW) leak-proof seals.

Wolverine’s MicroCool Division provides industry-leading solutions for base plate, cold plate and total cooling loop system designs for computer systems and high-performance power electronics.  For more information about MicroCool®, please visit: www.microcooling.com.

Media Contact:
Dwight Brown
1-800-633-4078

Come Join us at PCIM Europe 2017

Come Join us at PCIM Europe 2017

Come Join us at PCIM Europe 2017

Wolverine’s MicroCool Division invites you to join us for PCIM Europe 2017 May 16-18th in Nuremberg, Germany.   PCIM Europe is the worldwide-recognized conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy and energy management.  We will be exhibiting in booth 7-447.

As an industry leader in base plate, cold plate and total cooling loop system designs for the power electronics industry, MicroCool will be exhibiting the latest innovations at Booth 7-447 during the show, including our 3000 Series Cold Plates.  Make sure to come by our booth to check out how our cutting-edge engineering has helped the following industries:

Also, our Thermal Design Engineer, Matt Reeves, will be presenting at the Exhibitor Forum on Thursday, May 18th at 12:40 PM in Exhibitor Forum Hall 7, Booth 507.   He will be providing an analysis on how Micro Deformation Technology (MDT) together with Friction Stir Welding (FSW) construction can provide a significant improvement on cost, thermal performance and pressure drop.

We hope to see you there!

The MIcroCool Team

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Wieland MicroCool is an industry leader in base plate, cold plate and total cooling loop system designs. We offer a myriad of fin and custom pin fin geometries designed to improve reliability and thermal efficiency in cooling electronic systems.

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PO Box 2202
Decatur, AL 35601
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