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Calyos' LHP Technology Triumphs in Automotive Proving Ground Tests

Location:

Charleroi, Belgium

DATE:

November 20, 2023

In a significant milestone, Calyos Loop Heat Pipes demonstrate proven performance under varied automotive test conditions.

In the fast-evolving world of automotive technology, Calyos stands out as a beacon of innovation and efficiency. With a rich heritage rooted in space industry expertise, Calyos has been at the forefront of developing cutting-edge thermal management solutions. At the heart of our mission lies the commitment to providing viable, passive liquid cooling systems that redefine efficiency and reliability in various applications, including automotive technology. Calyos' Loop Heat Pipe (LHP) technology, known for its exceptional transportation capabilities, recently underwent rigorous testing at an Automotive OEM's proving ground. This marked a significant stride forward in demonstrating the applicability and robustness of LHP systems in the automotive sector.

Testing Real-World Scenarios

The focus of the tests were to evaluate the performance of Calyos' LHP technology for cooling an embedded computer within a vehicle. The proving ground tests, a critical step in automotive design validation, simulate real-world conditions that a vehicle would encounter during its lifecycle. The LHP system was subjected to various challenging scenarios, including acceleration, braking, incline, decline, and circuit driving. These are designed to mimic the diverse and often harsh conditions a vehicle faces on the road, making them ideal for thoroughly assessing the durability and effectiveness of new technologies.

Results from Proving Ground Tests

Calyos' LHP technology not only performed consistently across all test scenarios but also demonstrated its capability to handle the dynamic accelerations experienced with different driving conditions. This successful trial underscores the potential of LHP systems in enhancing the performance and reliability of automotive electronics, particularly in managing the heat generated by embedded computers. The success of these tests signifies a major confirmation that Loop Heat Pipes are indeed viable for automotive applications. This technology promises to deliver enhanced cooling solutions that are essential for the increasingly complex and power-intensive electronics in modern vehicles.

Heading Towards a Cooler Future

As vehicles continue to evolve, incorporating more sophisticated electronics for better performance, safety, and user experience, the need for advanced cooling solutions becomes ever more critical. Calyos' LHP technology, with its proven ability to perform under various automotive conditions, is poised to play a pivotal role in this evolution.

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