Gap Pad

Gap Pad 1500R

Features & Benefits

  • Thermal conductivity: 1.5 W/m-K
  • Fiberglass reinforced for puncture, shear and tear resistance
  • Easy release construction
  • Electrically isolating

Description

Gap Pad 1500R has the same highly conformable, low modulus polymer as the standard Gap Pad 1500. The fiberglass reinforcement allows for easy material handling and enhances puncture, shear and tear resistance. The natural tack on both sides of the material allows for good compliance to mating surfaces of components, further reducing thermal resistance.

Typical Applications include

  • Telecommunications
  • Computer and peripherals
  • Power conversion
  • RDRAM™ memory modules / chip scale packages
  • Area where heat needs to be transferred to a frame chassis, or other type of heat spreader

Properties

Typical properties of Gap Pad 1500R
Properties Imperial Value Metric Value Test Method
Reinforcement Carrier Fiberglass Fiberglass ***
Color Black Black Visual
Inherent Surface Tack 2 2 ***
Density (Bulk Rubber) (g/cc) 2.1 2.1 ASTM D792
Heat Capacity (J/g-K) 1.3 1.3 ASTM E1269
Hardness (Bulk Rubber) (Shore 00) (1) 40 40 ASTM D2240
Young's Modulus (psi) / (kPa) (2) 45 310 ASTM D575
Typical Use Temp (°F) / (°C) -76 to 392 -60 to 200 ***
Thickness (inch) / (mm) 0.010 to 0.020 0.254 to 0.508 ASTM D374
Typical properties of Gap Pad 1500R
Electrical Imperial Value Metric Value Test Method
Dielectric Breakdown Voltage (Vac) >6000 >6000 ASTM D149
Dielectric Constant (1000 Hz) 6.0 6.0 ASTM D150
Volume Resistivity (Ohm-meter) 10^11 10^11 ASTM D257
Flame Rating V-O V-O U.L. 94
Typical properties of Gap Pad 1500R
Thermal Imperial Value Metric Value Test Method
Thermal Conductivity (W/m-K) 1.5 1.5 ASTM D5470
Typical properties of Gap Pad 1500R
Pressure (psi) 10 25 50 100 200
Thermal Impedance (ºC-in2/W) 0.020" 10: 1.07 20: 0.88 30: 0.82
Typical properties of Gap Pad 1500R
Deflection (% strain) 10 20 30
Thermal Impedance (°C-in2/W) 0.020" 1.07 0.88 0.82
Thermal Impedance (°C-in2/W) 0.508" (3) 6.9 5.7 5.3
  • (1) Thirty second delay value Shore 00 hardness scale.

  • (2) Young's Modulus, calculated using 0.01 in/min. step rate of strain with a sample size of 0.79 inch^2

  • (3) The ASTM D5470 Test fixture was used. The recorded value includes interfacial thermal resistance. These values are provided for reference only. Actual application performance is directly related to the surface roughness, flatness and pressure applied.

Configurations

Configurations available

  • Sheet form, die-cut parts, and roll form (converted or unconverted)

Downloads

Application Note

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Application Note

Application Note 116
Note on Gap Pad Modulus

Data Sheet

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Data Sheet

Gap-Pad 1500R

RoHS Certificate

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RoHS Certificate

Gap-Pad 1500R

Halogen Testing Report

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Halogen Testing Report

Gap-Pad 1500R

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

Gap-Pad 1500R
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