Terrestrial & Spaceflight PyroFlex™ Thermal Straps

Our X-Series® PyroFlex™ Design Gallery is not only a testament to our expertise and heritage, but our ability to accommodate a vast array of customer demands.   The following pictures are just a sampling of the straps TAI has manufactured for a number of spaceflight, ground-based, and airborne applications (both prototype and FM's or follow-on orders) in the United States and Europe.

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Thermal Straps - PyroFlex


(Customer Name Withheld) - PyroFlex™ graphite thermal straps used to provide waste heat removal from a number of instruments out to a radiator, on a satellite (program name withheld due to customer request).
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NASA - PyroFlex™ graphite thermal straps used to provide waste heat removal for a Reaction Wheel Isolation System (RWIS) on a satellite (program name withheld due to customer request)
General_Atomics_PGL_thermal_straps_TAI General Atomics - PGS Thermal Links / Straps (PGL™) used to cool Fast Steering Mirrors (program name and performance information withheld).  April 2020.
PGL Thermal Strap by TAI - In Shipping Fixtures_ (Customer Name Withheld) - PGS Thermal Links / Straps (PGL™) used in GSE vacuum chamber test setup to test various instruments (program name withheld). April 2020.

PyroFlex Graphite Thermal Straps - HCG Fittings 2



Customer Name Withheld -PyroFlex™ with high conductivity carbon fiber end fittings (200 W/m-K), used to cool instruments on airborne platform (program name withheld).  January 2020.



PGS_Thermal_Straps_TAI_slider DLR - Several PyroFlex™ thermal straps used to cool optical instruments and radiator on the Merlin Program.  April 2019.
X-Series PGL  thermal links__Mylar Sleeve and Shipping Fixture__NASA NASA - PyroFlex™ straps used to cool ultra-fine laser pointing system LEO (low earth orbit) prototype platform. PyroFlex™ identified as ideal candidate for future missions using these platforms which combine a system of lenses and photodetector arrays.  October 2018.
HSFL PGS Thermal Straps - TAI -

University of Hawaii Space Flight Laboratory and NASA JPL - TAI provided 4 custom (prototype and flight model) PyroFlex™ straps for the Hyperspectral Thermal Imager (HyTI), a Low Earth Orbital (LEO) 6U CubeSat in October 2020, with an expected launch date in Fall of 2021. To learn more about the program, read our blog on HyTI, here.

PyroFlex Thermal Straps - TAI slider ready


Customer and Program Name Withheld - TAI provided 16 PyroFlex™ thermal straps used on space flight cryocooler program. 


PyroFlex Graphite Thermal Strap in shipping fixture - slider

Customer and Program Name Withheld - Custom PyroFlex™ strap with chromated end fittings, mylar sleeve, and installed in shipping fixture

PyroFlex Thermal Straps - TAI AD__

Customer and Program Name Withheld - Custom PyroFlex™ straps with chromated end fittings and mylar sleeves, use on cubesat program.



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