Thermal Management
How to Reduce Galvanic Corrosion Using Conductive Filler Systems
Galvanic corrosion (also known as bimetallic corrosion or dissimilar metal corrosion) is the breakdown of metallic surfaces as a result of the difference in electrical potential of adjacent metals and...
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EMI Shielding Gaskets: Spliced Gaskets vs. Molded Gaskets
EMI shielding gaskets such as conductive elastomer gaskets come in many different materials and almost a limitless number of shapes and sizes. They are most commonly made of a base material...
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Electromagnetic Compatibility in Next Gen Autonomous Vehicles
For more than 100 years, the car has simply been used as a device for transporting a driver and passengers from point A to point B at speed with minimum effort.   With the introduction of Advanced...
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Honeycomb Air Ventilation Panels – The Polarity Principle
Honeycomb air ventilation panels are used in applications where superior electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding must be incorporated with heat dissipation in the form of airflow. Every vent...
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EMI Shielding Technology Applications in Defense Systems
As the defense industry continues to push the boundaries on advanced electronic systems and state-of-the-art communication devices, the requirements governing these programs must follow suit. Among...
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Surface Preparation for Painting Conductive Coatings
Did you know that up to 80% of conductive coating failures can be directly attributed to inadequate surface preparation? Not properly preparing your surfaces for spraying or adherence is...
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The Four Best Thermal Interface Materials For Cooling Electronics
The world of thermal interface materials continues to evolve as the cooling requirements for applications in the automotive, consumer, medical and aerospace markets continue to demand lower prices...
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What Are Electromagnetic Interference and Electromagnetic Compatibility Measurements, and Why Do We Care?
Fundamental design checkpoints of new products generally focus on the designs of mechanical, electrical and software systems. On the whole, EMI/EMC design falls by the wayside for many...
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How to Identify Quality Thermal Gap Fillers in Four Steps
There are a variety of thermal pads and gap fillers to choose from -- so many choices that it can become so overwhelming. How can you decide what's best for your application? And how does quality...
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EMI Testing for Medical Devices – What You Need to Know
Not long ago in hospitals and other critical care facilities, you were greeted with a large, ominous warning sign the moment you walked through the entrance doors to refrain from cell phone use due to...
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The Year in Review: Our Top 5 EMI Shielding Blog Posts of 2018
We’re rounding up the most popular posts of the year on the Parker Chomerics EMI shielding blog in an effort to bid adieu to 2018 and give you our most useful, popular content in one spot. Keep...
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Parker Chomerics Delivers Hope and Builds 1,000+ Bicycles for Charity
As the days get shorter and fall gives way to winter, Jim Bradley knows it’s time to reach for his trusty socket set and get to work. The annual Bikes for Kids charity is nearly upon him, and...
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The Future Is Now: electronica 2018 Wrap Up
The future of electronics is smart, safe, and secure thanks to technological advances in EMI shielding and thermal interface materials found at electronica. Every two years in Munich,...
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The Difference Between Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Impedance
Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) are useful for thermal management in electronic components, as they enhance heat transfer from a heat-generating component to a heat dissipater, or heat sink. One...
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2018 Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Tech Expo Wrap Up
Every fall just outside of Detroit, MI, thousands of electric and hybrid vehicle industry insiders descend onto the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo in Novi, MI. Delivering the...
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Chomerics Awarded Prestigious Ford Q1 Certification
We’re thrilled to announce the Chomerics Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has received the prestigious Q1 certification from Ford Motor...
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New High Performance Compound for Automotive Applications
Parker Chomerics THERM-A-GAP TC50 is the latest in the family of soft thermal conductive silicone elastomers developed to conduct heat between a hot component and a heatsink or enclosure. The...
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Five Ways to Maximize Performance of Electric Vehicle Batteries
Electric vehicles are developing fast in line with growing demand. However, only by selecting proven, reliable, high-quality products for the effective thermal management and EMI shielding...
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New Essential Handbook for EMI Shielding Applications
Selecting the right EMI shielding material for your application can be challenging. A new Conductive Elastomer Engineering Handbook published by Parker Chomerics offers detailed technical explanations...
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New Thermal Gel Benefits Consumer and Automotive Applications
Careful management of thermal interfaces is crucial to maintaining the reliability and extending the life of electronic devices and equipment. As each new electronic product generation requires higher...
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