FrostyTech.com Heatsink Reviews and Analysis
      
TOP 5 Heat Sinks     TOP 5 Low Profile Heat Sinks     TOP 5 Liquid Coolers    
 Reviews + Articless     News     HSF Mfg's Index     Advanced Search    

Foil and Slot Thermal Transfer (FASTT) Heatsink
Fri Apr 12, 2019 | 11:09P | PermaLink BY: Max Page

This is new.

www.frostytech.com

A UK engineering firm named ACPI have invented a novel new approach to heat transfer, called Foil and Slot Thermal Transfer (FASTT).

www.frostytech.com

www.frostytech.com

"The core of ACPI's technology comprises solid foils passing slowly through a slotted thermally conductive base. Heat is absorbed as the foils pass into a conductive zone and rejected in a convective transfer zone."

www.frostytech.com
"The size, number and arrangement of the foils can vary according to the application... ...the foils can be polymeric, metallic, ceramic or composite. The slotted thermally conductive baseplate(s) can also be varied in number, material composition and number of fins/slots... Multiple stacked foils increase the surface area over which heat transfer and dissipation to air can be achieved. The gap between the foils and the slots determines the thermal resistance from the foil and the slot."

The root of the technology - heat transfer between very two very closely spaced, but not touching, plates - kind of reminds us of the underlying principle to the Sandia cooler; Though of course, the Sandia cooler is functionally quite different.

www.frostytech.com

ACPI have a couple images of prototypes on their small website, one resembling a typical round fan heatsink and a second very novel linear heatsink. According to the company the first prototype achieved a performance of 815W. The linear form prototype, comprised of a reciprocating pack of polymeric strips, achieved 135W.

Conceptually, it sounds like ACPI's technology is roughly akin to moving a heat spreader constantly over the entire surface of the cooling fins, which are then convectively cooled to the ambient air (or gas) environment. Put another way, the heat transfer mechanism sort of reminds us of slowly moving a bright light back and forth over a strip of glow in the dark tape to get it to light up... if light was the heat energy. :-)

(All images copyright www.acpilimited.co.uk)

FULL STORY @ ACPILIMITED
(http://www.acpilimited.co.uk/technology-1)

Recent News Stories
Thermalright Macho 120 Rev.B CPU Cooler Review 09/20
Corsair H100i RGB Platinum TR4 Follow Up Review 09/18
Swiftech H240 X3 AIO processor cooler 09/16
Deepcool Gamer Storm Castle 240EX Review 09/11
ATS Design Services for Digi-Key Customers 09/11
Alphacool Eisblock Aurora Acetal GPX-A Radeon 5700/5700XT Reference Design 09/07
Deepcool Gamer Storm Castle 240EX AIO Cooler Review 09/07
ARCTIC SNEAK PEEK: LIQUID FREEZER II & Freezer 50 TR 09/05
Thermaltake Riing Duo 12 Radiator Fan TT Premium Edition Review 09/05
Guru3D Thermal Paste Mega Roundup 2019 09/05
more...
FrostyTech's Recent Cooling News Index & Archived Cooling News

News Categories
» Audio / Sound » Beginners Guides » Benchmarks
» Biometrics » BIOS » Business / Industry
» Cases » Chipset » Computer / SFF PCs
» Cooling / Heatsinks » CPU / Processors » Digital Cameras
» Drivers » Editorial » Games
» Gossip » Hard Drives/SSD » Hardware
» Home Theatre » Imaging » Memory
» Mobile Devices » Monitors » Motherboards
» Mouse Pads » MP3 Players » Networking
» Notebooks » Operating System » Optical Drives
» Overclocking » Peripherals » Power Supply
» Press Release » Printers » Servers
» Site News » Software » Tips
» Tradeshows / Events » Video Cards » Web News
   Looking for something a little farther back? Try FrostyTech News Archives: 1999 - present
Follow Frostytech on FacebookFrostytech News RSS FeedFollow frostytech on Twitter
Resources
° Got Feedback?
° Mk.II Test Platform
° Where To Buy?
° Manufacturer Index
° Industry Dir.
° Cooling Projects

Gelid Tranquillo 4 Air Cooled Heatsink Review

Coolermaster Ergostand III Laptop Cooling Stand Review

Noctua NH-L9x65 Low Profile Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-D9DXi4-3U LGA2011 Xeon Server/Workstation Heatsink Review

Scythe Fuma SCFM-1000 Heatsink

Scythe Ninja 4 SCNH-4000 Heatsink Review
...More Articles >>




Websites you may also like:
PCSTATS

Google Search Frostytech

Time stamped: 1:16AM, 09.21.2019
In Case You Missed it...
°  Thermalright Macho 120 Rev.B CPU Cooler Review

°  Corsair H100i RGB Platinum TR4 Follow Up Review

°  Swiftech H240 X3 AIO processor cooler

°  SilverStone Lucid LD03 Computer Case Review

°  Deepcool Gamer Storm Castle 240EX Review

°  ATS Design Services for Digi-Key Customers




FrostyTech.com
Since June 1999


Find a Heatsink / RSS Feeds
Latest Heatsink Reviews
Top 5 Heatsinks Tested
News RSS Feed
Reviews RSS Feed


Social Media
Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest


FrostyTech.com Info
Feedback
Contact Us / Heatsink Submissions
Submit News
Legal
Suite 66
© Copyright 1999-2019 www.frostytech.com All Rights Reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use
Images © FrostyTech.com and may not be reproduced without express written permission.
Current students and faculty of accredited Universities may use Frostytech images in research papers and thesis, provided each image is attributed.