Aluminum lighting parts, active heat sinks have a lot of advantages. Most manufacturers prefer to use them in their products because they benefit a lot in terms of:
• Not needing to add costs for plating. With copper, there is cost needed for this.
• Electronic parts or components are protected since aluminum can conduct electricity, it can be used as the natural ground.
• Protection from RF/EMI that can interfere with the electronic lighting components inside
Active Heat Sinks can be made of aluminum or copper. These are objects that can draw heat away from another object to protect it from damage. These are usually placed on top of the source so that it can be used to dissipate the heat away. The process is called thermal contact. The Advantages of Aluminum Heat Sinks
The typical lighting active heat sink has long fins and thin protrusions that are used to conduct the heat from the source to the cooler environment that is circulating inside the heat sink. Most of those that can be bought in the market today are already equipped with their own fans or blowers that can help dissipate heat more effectively. This kind of heat sink is called active heat sink or impingement heat sink and usually costs $25 up.
High-end aluminum lighting active heat sinks can provide excellent jobs. If you are considering buying one with a fan, make sure you are getting one with quiet performance since a fan can really make some noise.
Aluminum active heat sinks are also used in refrigeration, airplane lighting parts, circuit boards, mobile phones, satellite parts, automotive lighting, lighting parts, laser lighting components, and more.