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RS Components introduces easy-to-use and customisable thermal management material from Panasonic Pan

RS Components introduces easy-to-use and customisable thermal management material from Panasonic Pan

Product News Tuesday, August 01, 2017: RS Components SA

 

RS Components introduces easy-to-use and customisable thermal management material from Panasonic

Panasonic soft-PGS series provides excellent thermal protection and supplement heatsinking in a variety of temperature-sensitive applications, especially for IGBTs and other power devices

 

Johannesburg, South Africa, 3 August, 2017 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has introduced a new range of soft-PGS (Pyrolytic Graphite Sheet) thermal interface material from Panasonic.

 

The material provides excellent thermal protection in an easy-to-use format that makes it ideal for delivering thermal management and heatsinking in applications where space is limited. It also provides a supplemental heatsinking ability that enhances protection offered by more conventional means. This means the material can be used in a large variety of markets and in any temperature-sensitive application, being especially useful in enclosed or confined areas.

 

The ultra-thin soft-PGS sheets provide an easy to handle and control thermal interface material, which is only 200µm thick, synthetically made, and offers high thermal conductivity. The sheets are manufactured from a highly oriented graphite polymer film, which creates a material that is flexible and can be easily cut into customised shapes. The material also offers excellent heat resistance and reliability, which can help deliver a longer service life and ensure higher performance for various components such as power modules. In particular, as soft-PGS can be compressed by 40%, it is ideal for dramatically reducing the thermal resistance between a heatsink and an IGBT module.

 

In addition, the material’s high compressibility enables it to help reduce thermal resistance, as it provides a better fitting alternative to uneven surfaces compared to standard PGS. The soft-PGS compressible graphite range is available in a huge selection of material sizes for different manufacturer modules, and ranges from dimensions such as 24 x 37mm or 180 x 180mm and up to sizes as large as 140 x 308mm. The material is also available in small pack sizes and manufacturer pack quantities (MPQ) to meet design and pre-production requirements.

 

The Panasonic soft-PGS thermal protection range is now available from RS Components.

 

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About RS Components

 

RS Components is the market leader in the high service level distribution of electrical, electronic, mechanical, tools and industrial products. Operating in 26 countries whilst serving a further 100 through third-party distributors, RS serves every sector of industry in the procurement of their products relating to maintenance, repair, operations, low volume production, research and development. 

 

With over 500 000 products across 2500 leading brands, the company is committed to ensuring that their 1,5 million customers have fast access to a broad, as well as deep range, of products and technologies, all under one roof.

 

RS’s customers, whether ordering single or multiple items, experience a quick, easy, secure, painless and cost effective process.  The RS catalogue, available at za.rs-online.com, offers full colour pictures with extensive clear product specifications.  Free access to thousands of datasheets ensures the correct product choice.  Order placement is easily facilitated through za.rs-online.com, the call centre, e-mail, fax and trade counter.  Locally held stock is delivered to customers within 24 hours, and products held internationally, within four to six working days.  

 

It is proven that departments traditionally spend 80% of their time sourcing products that account for only 20% of their total procurement spend. RS is focussed on reducing the customers “total cost of product ownership” by reducing the need to make multiple calls to various companies to source products, reducing supplier related administration and allowing for the amalgamation as well as consolidation of supplier bases.  Through this process, procurement efficiency is improved and time is freed up to concentrate on the more important business decisions. 

For more information, please visit the website at za.rs-online.com

 

 

 

 

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Le-andra Olivier

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RS Components South Africa

Le-andra.Olivier@rs-components.com

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