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Gap Pad® Die Cutting

Gap Pad® Die Cutting

Bergquist’s Gap Pad® thermal management products play an important role in a variety of electronics manufacturing applications. The company offers several Gap Pad® products, in a range of thicknesses and configurations.

As part of our commitment to providing comprehensive solutions for today’s manufacturers, American Micro Industries offers Gap Pad® die cutting to any shape or size. We can quickly turn around high-volume projects, and since we never impose a minimum order requirement, we’re an ideal partner for repair or prototyping applications.

About Gap Pad®

Gap Pad® is a low-modulus polymer material used as an interface between heat sinks and electronic devices. In smaller products where it is not possible to install a cooling fan, Gap Pad® solves problems associated with uneven topographies, air gaps and rough surface textures. It also provides low-stress vibration dampening and shock absorption, and improved puncture and tear resistance.

Each electronic device has different requirements, and Bergquist manufactures a range of products to suit these diverse needs. Gap Pad® is available with or without an adhesive backing, or with an optional rubber-coated fiberglass reinforcement. Its available thicknesses range from 0.010" to 0.250". As well, a silicone-free version is offered in thicknesses between 0.010" and 0.125".

For a full list of product specifications, or for assistance choosing the best Gap Pad® for your needs, contact an American Micro Industries representative directly.

Applications

Gap Pad®’s potential applications include electronics, automotive and medical device manufacturing. It’s designed to improve a product’s reliability by eliminating air gaps and reducing interfacial resistance. It is often placed between an IC or semiconductor and a heat sink, around a hard drive, heat pipe or power supply, or between any other heat generating component and a device’s chassis.

Bergquist sells its Gap Pad® in sheets that can be die cut to size. This requires a high degree of precision and accuracy, particularly when producing a large volume of components. At the same time, you need to keep your costs down, which is where American Micro Industries comes in.

How We Can Help

American Micro Industries provides Gap Pad® die cutting for clients in any industry. We can perform rotary, steel rule die and laser cutting to extremely high dimensional tolerances, ensuring you get a part that meets your requirements.

We have more than two decades of experience and have invested heavily in both advanced equipment and training for our team. As a result, we can offer complete turnkey solutions that respect your timelines and budget.

For more information about our Gap Pad® die cutting capabilities, or to request a no-obligation quote, call or email American Micro Industries today. One of our representatives would be happy to help you.

Gap Pad® is a registered trademark owned by Berquist