Interesting Heatsink for LEDs

Sgt. LED

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Will that fit in my Maglite?
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HAHAHAHAHA

I am ahead of the times!

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That was just to test out the LED..... but still it was on a thermal pipe.
 
bshanahan14rulz

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I always thought that heatpipes would be good bases for PnP automotive bulbs...
 
Steve K

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Is frostytech just trying to sell thermal pipes??

I thought the virtue of thermal pipes was the ability to connect a heatsource to a distant heatsink, such as in laptops. In this application, there's nothing stopping them from attaching the LEDs directly to the heatsink fins via a fairly modestly sized chunk of aluminum. (right?)

Interesting application though. Getting 50W of heat out of an auto headlight might be interesting, considering that the environment under a car's hood is already pretty warm. Maybe a better solution is to add a small radiator in front of the existing engine coolant radiator, and just use liquid cooling for the lights?

Steve K.
 

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