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Helpful Tips and Products & Program News

TAI's thermal strap blog provide important tips on how to draft strap specifications and SOW's, strap design and ordering processes, and updates on our thermal strap programs with organizations like NASA, ESA, JAXA, and national laboratories & universities across the globe. Come back for more updates on successful customer programs, and updates on our products, services, and catalogs!

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

TAI Releases the World's First Graphite Thermal Strap (GFTS®) Catalog! Get your 2018 GFTS® Catalog Today!

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 @ 02:02 PM

For the first time in our history, TAI now offers a Graphite Fiber Thermal Strap (GFTS®) Standard Product Line, and we've just released our 2018 GFTS® Catalog. This is the world's only graphite/carbon-based thermal strap standard line, and the only flexible, carbon-based thermal strap product with spaceflight heritage.

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Tags: graphite fiber thermal strap, graphite thermal straps, 2018 GFTS Catalog

TAI's Cryocooler Series Copper Thermal Straps Are a Hit With National Labs and Universities!

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

The Tech Apps team is excited to announce we have now begun filling multiple orders for our Cryocooler Series (CS) CuTS® Standard Product Line!  In addition to over a dozen CS-45B and CS-47A units shipped in December, TAI has just completed an order for a national laboratory customer, for dozens of our CS-68B models (along with a number of custom and standard model units).  

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Tags: thermal strap, thermal straps, copper thermal strap, cryocooler thermal straps

TAI Introduces 99.99% Pure Gold Plated Thermal Straps

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Nov 02, 2017 @ 11:43 AM

TAI is proud to announce we now offer 99.99% pure ("hard") gold plating (and electroless nickel plating), for all of our standard and custom model thermal straps.  This gold plating offers unmatched reflectivity, improved emissivity over other plating methods, doesn’t tarnish, and exhibits excellent corrosion resistance. 

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Tags: thermal strap, thermal straps, gold plated thermal straps, nickel plated thermal straps, cryocooler thermal straps, cryocooler thermal links

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