Materials Direct models itself on “Amazon” to supply technical materials for electronics and LED applicationsComments Off on Materials Direct models itself on “Amazon” to supply technical materials for electronics and LED applications

www.materialsdirect247.com is a new division of Universal Science and is a quick and easy website to source those last minute forgotten thermal interface materials and custom cut gaskets. A rapidly increasing range of technical materials which currently includes Thermal Interface Materials (TIM’s) Electrical Insulators Tapes and Adhesives Sealing gaskets Optical...

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Selecting the right thermal materials are critical!Comments Off on Selecting the right thermal materials are critical!

Choosing the right thermal management solution requires electronics, mechanical engineering and materials knowledge, explains managing director of Universal Science, James Stratford. Thermal management technology has evolved quickly to keep up with the relentless advance of electronic component and product design. The range of materials that ‘did the job’ a...

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Big is best! Universal Science has a brand new surface mount line capable of assembling 600 x 600mm LED PCB’s.Comments Off on Big is best! Universal Science has a brand new surface mount line capable of assembling 600 x 600mm LED PCB’s.

Universal Science is already known for its ability to assemble Ultra long LED printed circuit boards up to 1.5m in length. A brand new surface mount line has just been commissioned in Milton Keynes with the ability to assemble LED light engines up to 600 x 600mm in one pcb! This large format...

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The 1st Swiss made High Speed “Cobra” LED pick and place machines for the UK and Netherlands operations.Comments Off on The 1st Swiss made High Speed “Cobra” LED pick and place machines for the UK and Netherlands operations.

Universal Science has just “stepped up a gear” with the arrival of 2 new Ultra high speed Pick and place machines for its manufacturing sites in Milton Keynes and Milan Italy. Already Universal Science Group is populating 1.5 million LED’s every week and the 2 new machines will increase capacity to well...

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New phase change thermal interface material offers highly beneficial alternative to greaseComments Off on New phase change thermal interface material offers highly beneficial alternative to grease

New phase change thermal interface material offers highly beneficial alternative to grease

UniPhase 4000-COB phase changes at 50°C and has 4.0 w/mk thermal performance to minimise device temperature, enhance reliability and extend life Universal Science has introduced a new phase change thermal interface material that offers a clean, repeatable, high-performance alternative to thermal grease. UniPhase 4000-COB has been optimised for use...

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Re-flowable thermal adhesive tape for PCB manufacturersComments Off on Re-flowable thermal adhesive tape for PCB manufacturers

Re-flowable thermal adhesive tape for PCB manufacturers

Universal Science release new thermal adhesive tape with 1.0 W/mK thermal performance Universal Science, the thermal management company, has launched a high thermal conductivity adhesive tape which is also reflowable. The tape, Bondline 1000-Reflow, is the first of its kind and removes a handling/production process for companies that generally...

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Thermal management in power electronics designComments Off on Thermal management in power electronics design

Thermal management in power electronics design

This article was first published in New Electronics Design, 28th January 2014 – you can download it here. Don’t forget your thermals! Thermal management is one of the key components in successful electronics design, particularly power electronics design, so Tim Fryer turned to Ian Loader, director of Universal Science,...

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‘Wet systems’ for automotive designComments Off on ‘Wet systems’ for automotive design

‘Wet systems’ for automotive design

This article was first published in Components in Electronics, February 2014, Page 16 – you can download a copy here. Ian Loaders looks at how ‘Wet Systems’ can address the thermal performance and total cost of ownership needs of automotive designs The landscape has changed significantly in recent years...

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Automotive LED applicationsComments Off on Automotive LED applications

Automotive LED applications

The use of LED lights in cars and other vehicles has saved countless lives and avoided numerous serious accidents. Almost half the stopping distance in a vehicle under emergency braking is a result of driver reaction time. At 55mph (89kph) the breaking distance is almost four times that required...

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Una tecnologia praticata – Fosforo Remoto!Comments Off on Una tecnologia praticata – Fosforo Remoto!

Una tecnologia praticata – Fosforo Remoto!

Ancora una volta ci troviamo in questo spazio a parlare di un prodotto che fa parte di quelli “nominati” fra le novità e per prestazioni entusiastiche, ovvero il fosforo remoto! Nuovo in realtà non lo è proprio, anche se qualche recente miglioramento ai prodotti fruibili in questo ambito si...

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