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Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Thermal management solutions for ultra-thin bond lines

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Efficient heat management is crucial for electronic devices' performance and lifespan. Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) are key to this, managing heat transfer from components to sinks or spreaders. Achieving the right thickness is critical. TIMs must be thin to minimize resistance yet thick enough to eliminate air gaps. In this podcast, our expert discusses considerations for ultra-thin bond line TIMs, delving into the advantages and challenges of phase change TIMs and thermal greases. This exploration sheds light on their vital role in the dynamic world of electronic devices.

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Shelby Shevik
Lead Application Engineer
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Shelby Shevik is one of Henkel’s Lead Application Engineers for Thermal Materials in Power and Industrial Automation within the company’s Adhesive Technology business unit. Shelby recently joined Henkel in early 2022 but has been a passionate Application Engineer in other Industries through the past 5+ years. She has a broad range of experience in materials solutions from Thermal Interface Materials to Fluoropolymers to Hot Melt and Structural Adhesives. With a long history of serving customers in Industrial and Automotive markets, Shelby is passionate about troubleshooting pain points and driving solutions that best fit market requirements. Based in Chanhassen, Minnesota, Shelby holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a Chemistry Minor from Bemidji State University.

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