Design Data Sheet for Air Cooled Heat Sinks
Please answer as many questions as possible to aid in the design of your heat sink.
List each power dissipation device
Dissipation per Unit (Watts)
Device Rth_ j-c (°C/W)
Tj max (°C)
HEAT SINK DESIGN PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
Maximum ambient air temperature? (°C/°F)
Maximum heatsink temperature
at device mounting surface?
Is weight significant?
What is the maximum allowable weight?
Heatsink material preference?
What type of convection is required?
If forced convection is required, please
provide fan data or air flow availability.
Fan Supply Voltage:
inches of water
What material finish is required on the heat sink?
(anodize, black oxide, paint, chromate, other)