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Laticonther innovation in light and design



Laticonther: innovation in light and design

Innovation in lighting industry will necessarily pass through energy saving and implementation of more flexible and user-friendly solutions.

During the last years a great effort has been made to reduce energy consumption in home appliances of any kind and now the time for a major revolution in the technology of light sources for domestic and public appliance has come.

It is well known that power absorption of traditional filament lamps can be largely reduced by introducing LED based technology into dedicated projects.

IDEALED, a newborn company based in Northern Italy and dedicated to LED based solutions, has been developing new lighting devices dedicated to home and office applications whose accurate engineering includes polymer compound based heat sinks and overmolded transparent rubber sealing.
This new product range is thus completely polymer based and can be manufactured by advanced molding techniques allowing:

• cheap and fast production,
• environmental friendly transformation,
• easy raw materials handling,
• flexible industrial scaling.

By injecting both heat sink and transparent sealing it is also possible to save assembly cost and time. Evident savings are also related to metal replacement leading to aluminum substitution by custom-made thermally conductive polymer compounds.

The development of this kind of innovative product required extensive engineering and collaboration in order to tailor-make special thermoplastic compounds, verify thermal and mechanical performance, test overall part performance in time and, more than anything, feasibility of injection molding.

For many of these aspects IDEALED worked in close contact with LATI, a major European compounder leader in high performance and special thermoplastic compounds. LATI took care of material tuning, co-design activity by finite element analysis as well as molding machine setup.

Implementation of thermally conductive thermoplastic in LED featuring devices started with the here describesd product and is now being extended to a whole range of IDEALED manufactured products.....

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12 March 2007
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