TAI's Thermal Strap News & Blog

TAI's News Page provides updates on important aerospace, commercial, and research programs using our thermal strap products, and cover other helpful topics including: how to draft strap specifications and SOW's, helping you through the strap design and ordering processes, and notices regarding our new thermal strap catalogs, products and offerings. Come back for more updates on successful customer programs, and news & pictures from TAI and our customers.

TAI Releases the 2018 X-Series™ Thermal Strap Catalog

Posted by Tyler Link on Fri, Jul 13, 2018 @ 09:35 AM

I am proud to announce the release of the 2018 X-Series Catalog! Our latest catalog features the X-Series standard line; straps made with your choice of Pyrolytic Graphite Sheet (PGS), or our high conductance Graphene Foils (our PGL and GTL product lines).  The X-Series is the world's only standard model thermal strap product line made with graphite and graphene sheets/foils, and the carbon based sheets used offer the highest material thermal conductivity in the industry. X-Series Thermal Links / Straps are available in 6 standard models, with 2 semi-customizable end fitting types (in addition to our free bolt pattern and sheet length customization).

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Tags: graphene thermal straps, pgs thermal straps, 2018 X-Series Catalog, Graphene Foil Thermal Links, Graphene Foil Thermal Straps

TAI Provides Cryocooler Thermal Strap for NASA's Psyche Asteroid Mission

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 12:56 PM

TAI is proud to be a supplier to JHU and NASA's Psyche Asteroid Mission. The Psyche mission is a journey to a unique metal asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. What makes the asteroid Psyche unique is that it appears to be the exposed nickel-iron core of an early planet, one of the building blocks of our solar system.  

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Tags: copper thermal straps,, cryocooler thermal straps, NASA thermal straps, CuTS Spaceflight Heritage, Psyche Asteroid Mission

TAI Introduces the X-Series™; the World's only PGS and Graphene-Based Thermal Strap Standard Product Line

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jun 07, 2018 @ 02:12 PM

I am happy to announce the release of our X-Series™ Thermal Straps; the World's first and only standard product line available with either Pyrolytic Graphite Sheet (PGS), or TAI's Graphene Foil (TAI's GTL™ and PGL™ products).  The X-Series™ is comprised of 6 standard models with multiple end fitting options to choose from at no additional cost.  As with our other standard model straps/links, flexible portion/sheet length and bolt pattern customization is available and free of charge (in nearly all cases), and additional (limited) end fitting customization is also available.

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Tags: thermal straps, PGS, graphene thermal straps, pgs thermal straps, Graphene Foil

SpaceX Launching TAI's GFTS® and CuTS® Thermal Strap Products Today on the GRACE-FO Satellite

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, May 22, 2018 @ 12:32 PM

TAI is happy to announce that SpaceX is launching NASA's GRACE-FO satellite into orbit today, at 12:47 PST.  

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Tags: CuTS Spaceflight Heritage, NASA GRACE-FO, GFTS Spaceflight Heritage, NASA GRACE-FO Thermal Straps

TAI Adds More International Distribution Partners

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, May 16, 2018 @ 03:30 PM

I am happy to announce that TAI has added two more international distribution & sales partners.  In addition to the valuable services the Kanematsu Group provides TAI as our representative in Japan, we've now added CryoandMore GbR, and Beijing Feisike Technology Co., Ltd. (known as "Physike"), to serve customers in Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, and China.

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Tags: International Distribution Partners, international thermal strap suppliers

TAI Rolling Out it's Copper Foil Thermal Strap (CuFS) Line This Month

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, May 10, 2018 @ 11:50 AM

TAI is Happy to Announce the Release of our Solderless, Copper Foil Thermal Strap (CuFS™) Custom and Standard Product Line.  

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Tags: solderless flexible thermal link, Copper Foil Thermal Straps, Thin Metal Foil Straps, Copper Foil Thermal Links

TAI Delivers Custom CuTS for NASA's BIRCHES Instrument on Lunar IceCube

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 @ 01:39 PM

TAI is proud to announce our copper thermal strap (CuTS) products are involved in another NASA program scheduled for launch in 2018: Lunar IceCube.

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Tags: NASA BIRCHES, NASA thermal straps, CuTS

 NOAA's GOES-S Satellite Launches Today with TAI's CuTS® On Board!

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Mar 01, 2018 @ 03:48 PM

TAI is proud to announce our custom Copper Thermal Strap (CuTS®) products have just been launched into orbit on NOAA's GOES-S Satellite. Tens of thousands watched this afternoon as ULA launched the satellite with Atlas V rockets (see the launch live in the NASA TV YouTube channel below):

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Tags: thermal straps, copper thermal strap, NOAA GOES-S, spaceflight heritage

TAI Fills Orders For Our First CS-52 Copper Thermal Straps 

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 @ 11:37 AM

TAI is happy to announce we are shipping out our first batch of CS-52 (Cryocooler Series) Copper Thermal Straps (CuTS®).  TAI's Cryocooler Series (CS) straps are designed around popular cryocooler cold heads, and are fully customizable (at no charge for many of our customers).

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Tags: thermal strap, thermal straps, heat strap, cryocooler thermal straps, cryocooler thermal links

TAI's Gold Plated, UHV-Compatible Copper Thermal Straps Are A Hit...

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Feb 08, 2018 @ 04:07 PM

The TAI team is happy to report we are now filling multiple orders for our wildly popular gold plated copper thermal straps (CuTS®).

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Tags: thermal straps, copper thermal straps,, gold plated thermal straps

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