Wakefield-Vette

- Established in 1957, Wakefield Engineering designs efficient, affordable and reliable thermal management solutions for a diverse range of commercial, industrial, and military markets. Recognized as a worldwide leader, Wakefield Engineering has grown with the market while expanding into others, responding to technological advances and anticipating industry demands. Wakefield Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alpha Technologies Group, Inc.

Featured Products

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Liquid Cold Plates

Wakefield's liquid cooling is a natural evolution beyond air cooling where either due to thermal or footprint requirements, the desired performance can no longer be economically met by air cooling. Learn More

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Individual Heat Pipes

Wakefield-Vette's grooved, mesh, powder, and hybrid heat pipes move heat from the source to an area where the heat can be dissipated. Learn More

Newest Products View All (23)

882 Series Heat Sinks Publish Date: 2012-06-29

Wakefield's 882 series heat sinks have a radial design and a fin area that is ideally suited for natural convection applications.

19000 Series Heat Sinks Publish Date: 2012-06-29

Wakefield's 19000 heat sink series are constructed from lightweight aluminum, are black anodized, and have easy-to-use mounting features.

901-910 Series Clip-Chip Heat Sinks Publish Date: 2014-07-24

Wakefield's 901-910 Series Clip-Chip heat sinks are easy to use and support thermal cooling needs for chipsets from Intel, Broadcom, TI, and more.

Wedgelocks B, C, D, Series Publish Date: 2014-11-03

Wakefield's wedgelocks B, C, D, series with their highest locking force are available for cold wall applications.

Thermal Joint Compound, 120 Series Publish Date: 2014-11-03

Wakefield's 120 series silicone oil-based thermal joint compound fills the minute air gap between mating surfaces with a grease-like material containing zinc oxide in a silicone oil carrier.

Liquid Cold Plates Publish Date: 2014-11-03

Wakefield's liquid cold plates are a natural evolution beyond air cooling where desired performance can no longer be economically met by air cooling.

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Intro to Wedgelocks Publish Date: 2014-01-29

Wedgelock card retainers offer one of the highest locking forces available for cold wall applications.

Duration: 5 minutes
Chip Clip Heat Sinks Publish Date: 2014-09-18

This presentation will provide an overview of the 901-910 Series of Chip Clip Heat Sinks from Wakefield-Vette.

Duration: 5 minutes
Liquid Cold Plate Technologies Publish Date: 2015-03-10

Liquid cold plate cooling from Wakefield is a natural evolution beyond air cooling where the desired performance can no longer be economically met by air cooling.

Duration: 5 minutes
Intro to the EPS Heitec Sub-rack System Publish Date: 2015-11-16

Overview of the EPS Heitec Sub-rack enclosure series.

Duration: 5 minutes

Featured Videos View All (14)

Wakefield-Vette Minute: Wedgelock Card Retainers

Wedgelock card retainers offer the highest locking force available for cold wall applications. In a typical application they will mount either directly to the PCB or to a heat frame assembly with screws or rivets.

Wakefield-Vette Minute: Electronics Packaging Systems (E.P.S.)

Wakefield-Vette manufactures both custom and standard electronic packaging solutions. In June of 2015, Wakefield-Vette announced an exclusive strategic partnership with Heitec AG, a recognized leader in electronic packaging systems (EPS).

New ways of cooling hot electronics

In this brief video, Mark Pelillo describes heat custom and off-the-shelf heat management products in the areas of liquid cold plates and heat pipe-based phase change.

Wakefield-Vette Minute: Conduction Cooled Heat Frames

Wakefield-Vette's Raleigh, North Carolina facility has extensive experience manufacturing milled aluminum heat frames. Heat Frames are used to meet or exceed rugged specification requirements.

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