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Laird Technologies Releases the Newest in a Series of Thermal Management Application Notes

Thermoelectric Assemblies and Modules for Food and Beverage Applications

(PresseBox) (St. Louis, Missouri, USA, ) Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of customized, performancecritical components for wireless systems and other advanced electronics applications, today announced the release of its newest application note titled "Thermoelectric Assemblies for Food and Beverage Applications". This application note is the newest in a series of notes describing the role of Thermal Management in numerous market segments.

The application note describes why Thermoelectric Assemblies (TEAs) are an ideal thermal management solution for many food and beverage applications such vending machines, wine coolers, temperaturecontrolled mobile food trolleys, highend coffee dispensing machines, countertop chillers, hotel and dorm room minibars, and minikeg coolers. A wide range of smalland mediumsized heat pumping TEAs are beneficial to most food and beverage device requirements, providing temperature regulation of perishable foods and beverages and utilization of very tight space constraints.

"TEAs offer many benefits including compact size, low weight and lower total cost of ownership versus alternate cooling technologies," stated Andrew Dereka, Laird Technologies Thermoelectrics Product Manager. "Their solidstate construction adds to their overall value to food and beverage applications by providing long term reliability while minimizing maintenance and replacement of cooling systems in the field."

In today's complex retail, outdoor, and service operating environments, TEAs are necessary to provide precise temperature control via cooling and heating in a variety of modular platforms. Their advanced capabilities are aided by new material technologies, thinner profiles, and automated assembly. Combining these special benefits make TEAs the only effective solution for many food and beverage thermal management applications by offering greater performance, higher reliability, and low cost of ownership.

Laird Technologies GmbH

Laird Technologies designs and manufactures customized, performancecritical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications.

The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, mechanical actuation systems, signal integrity components, and wireless antennae solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 10,000 employees in more than 39 facilities located in 13 countries.