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Loop Heat Pipe (LHP)

Passive heat transfer as an alternative to pumped water cooling systems

February 2021
Gallery Loop Heat Pipe (LHP) 1
Gallery Loop Heat Pipe (LHP) 1
01.

Identification

LHPs are a form of passive liquid cooling developed from the principles of traditional heat pipes. They improve performance while providing considerably more design flexibility than traditional heat pipes. Hence they offer a passive alternative to active (pumped) water cooling systems, removing the reliance on pumps and hence reducing energy consumption and reducing maintenance. LHPs work by creating a capillary pumping effect caused by the porous wick structure within the evaporator. The liquid vaporizes on the copper baseplate and moves around the system due to pressure differences. LHP can be used for the following applications: Power Electronics (IGBTs, MOSFETs, SiC & GaN components), processors and servers, electronics & photonics (LEDs, Lasers, Antennas, Peltier Modules). As a passive solution competing against active (pumped) alternatives, Calyos offers its customers an eco-friendly solution for cooling the latest high power electronic components.

Label Date February 2021
By Calyos
From Belgium
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization
Looking For Network, Visibility, Partners, Credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

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Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • 100% less energy usage than active (pumped) water heat transfer systems
  • The latent heat of vaporization (two-phase) provides a heat transfer coefficient 250% better than single-phase water
  • Reduce up to 100% of energy usage involved in cooling systems
  • Increase the lifetime of cooling systems up to 40 years, with no maintenance
03.

The Financial benefits

  • ~25% cheaper than mainstream water cooling solutions as there is no requirement for a pump/distribution unit
  • Save over 80% of maintenance costs by removing fans and pumps from cooling systems
04.

Activity Region

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Company Profile

Calyos

We are specialists in taking traditional heat pipe technology to the next level. Let's remove your thermal limitations.

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Headquarters 6040 Charleroi, Belgium
06.

Networking Partner

European Union

The EU, through its funding programmes, supports the development of innovations and technologies that help combat climate change, protect the environment and ensure a sustainable development and growth.

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