Thermal management

Our technologies for optimum heat management easily handle high currents, ensure effective heat dissipation from high-clock-speed, heat-producing processors and power components and also carry the control electronics on the same board. 

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Your benefits

  • Precisely targeted thermal conduction of heat loss from power components
  • Creation of an individual concept based on your requirements
  • Support with the design, dimensioning and choice of concept for your PCB
  • Thermal simulations, measurements and analyses
  • Implementation of the layout in the standard process

Design examples for TO263 casing Copper profile + microvias/thermovias/blind vias:

Bent copper profile + micro vias / thermovias:

Copper profile + microvias/thermovias

Single-layer copper IMS:

Example: Thermal Clad HT-04503 material from Henkel/Bergquist

Thermal conductivity of 2.2 applies only to the insulation material (bright yellow)

  • Thick Cu film top: 70 µm
  • Thickness of dielectric: 76 µm
  • Dielectric thermal conductivity: 2.2W/m*K
  • Copper substrate thickness: 1.0 mm

We can offer you the following services for ideal heat management:

  • Advice on the right choice of PCB technology 
  • Concepts for heat dissipation from hot spots (MOSFETs, LEDs, etc.) 
  • Assistance with layout for hot-spot heat management
  • Thermal insulation, thermographs and measurements

We are happy to support your thermal management project at every step along the way. 
Contact our expert team here.


PCB technologies for heat management

KSG offers you two technology variants for optimum heat management:

Copper IMS

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Contact partner

If you have any questions about the topic, we are happy to be your contact person.

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Johann Hackl
Product Manager
Mobile+43 2985 2141-601

Thermal management for power components

Power and control electronics on a single PCB

Extended service life and reduced system costs

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