- Established in 1957, Wakefield Engineering designs efficient, affordable and reliable thermal management solutions for a diverse range of commercial, industrial, and military markets. Recognized as a worldwide leader, Wakefield Engineering has grown with the market while expanding into others, responding to technological advances and anticipating industry demands. Wakefield Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alpha Technologies Group, Inc.

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Liquid Cold Plates

Wakefield's liquid cooling is a natural evolution beyond air cooling where either due to thermal or footprint requirements, the desired performance can no longer be economically met by air cooling. Learn More

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Individual Heat Pipes

Wakefield-Vette's grooved, mesh, powder, and hybrid heat pipes move heat from the source to an area where the heat can be dissipated. Learn More

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COB and SMB LED Heat Sinks

Wakefield-Vette's COB and SMB LED heat sinks feature a compact size and a fan attachment, making them suitable for active and passive cooling. Learn More

SKV Series Copper and Aluminum Skived Fin Heat Sinks

Wakefield-Vette's Skived Fin heat sink is an alternative to extruded heat sinks when looking for a fin density that cannot be achieved by extrusion technology. Learn More

SCGB/SCGBK Series Standard Ground Bars and Kits

Wakefield-Vette's SCGB/SCGBK series of standard off the shelf grounding busbar and kits for various applications. Learn More

Alves U-Joint Series

Wakefield-Vette's Alves U-Joint Series split block design provides a positive lubrication reservoir for long life and low wear. Learn More

960 Series Plastic Push-Pin Heat Sinks

Wakefield-Vette’s 960 series push-pin heat sinks have plastic push-pins that engage with a hole in one application's PCB design. Learn More


Wakefield-Vette’s RAPID CPU coolers are devices designed to draw heat away from the system’s CPU and other components in an enclosure. Learn More

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Recirculating Chiller Overview Basics and Design Guide Publish Date: 2019-04-16

This presentation will outline the ways these recirculating chillers work and how to understand their performance for a given particular application.

Duration: 5 minutes
Thermoelectric Device and Assemblies Overview Publish Date: 2019-04-15

An introduction to Wakefield-Vette's thermoelecric devices and the differences between the various types.

Duration: 5 minutes
Utilizing Vapor Chambers, A Practical Guide to Design Publish Date: 2017-12-26

An introduction on utilizing and designing with Wakefield-Vette vapor chambers, as well as a comparison of vapor chambers to heat pipes

Duration: 5 minutes
Heat Pipe Overview Publish Date: 2017-06-08

This presentation will discuss the what is a heat pipe, the types of heat pipes, and heat pipe assemblies.

Duration: 5 minutes

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Heat Pipe Overview: Wakefield-Vette

Fluid Phase Change applications, often referred to as “re-circulating,” use closed loop heat pipes to transfer heat quickly through evaporation and condensation within the heat pipe.

Wakefield Solutions Fabrication Press

In this video you can see an example of a 110 ton press used to punch wholes in a 3/4 inch base heat sink. This technique allows a cost effective solutions for its customer.

Wakefield Solutions With Over 110 CNC Machining Centers

In this video Wakefield Solutions shows one of its Hundred CNC Machining Centers, Featured in this clip is a Horizontal Hass EC400. Wakefield is capable of not only extruding its own Aluminum but also machining it under one roof!

Wakefield Vette Minute: 900 Series Chipset Heat Sink Attachment

Wakefield-Vette’s 900 Series Heat Sinks for BGA Chipsets can match up to devices from Intel, Broadcom, Xilinx, TI, Motorola, ATI, AMD, Nvidia, Vishay, Powerex, Infineon, Microsemi, and many more.

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