1. Apr28

    Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2016

    Airflow direction, Does it matter in a power system?

    Does airflow direction matter in a power system? Absolutely!, well actually it depends. It depends on many factors and they all need to be considered at the beginning of the product design cycle. Before I sit down and start the 3D design, one of the first questions I ask is...

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    Tags: Power Supply Enclosure | View count: (138)

  2. Aug13

    Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2015

    Cooling Power Supplies

    Power supplies generate waste heat which has to be dissipated. They typically have either convection cooled or forced cooled ratings or, in some cases, both. Forced cooled power supplies may incorporate a cooling fan, or may specify the user cooling required to operate the unit at...

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  3. Jun2

    Posted on Monday, June 2, 2014

    Getting heat out of sealed power supply enclosures

    In harsh environments where a sealed enclosure is necessary, baseplate cooling is a simple and inexpensive solution to thermal management of power supplies, says Peter Blyth, XP Power. A new approach using discrete components can make baseplate cooled power supplies smaller, more...

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