Design and Engineering Services

Although best known for thermal management systems, Aavid offers full product design and testing services from prototype to manufacture. Aavid employs over 300 engineers in facilities around the world and maintains dedicated Design Centers across three continents. With thousands of completed electronics design projects, Aavid Design has played a pivotal role in some of the most innovative electronic product launches across all industries and applications, from new high volume data centers to drones and wearable devices.

 

Engineering Services Include:

  • Thermal Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Rapid Prototypes
  • Manufacturing Oversight

Engineering Capabilities:

  • Thermal Analysis (CFD)
  • Airflow / Temperature Test
  • Mechanical Tests
  • Environmental Tests
  • Mechanical Analysis (FEA)
  • RF/EMI Analysis
  • Multi-physics Analysis
  • Design Thermal Solutions
  • Solidworks CAD / FlowSim
  • PTC Creo (Pro/ENGINEER)
  • Ansys Icepak / Fluent
  • Qfin
  • Mentor Graphics / FloTHERM

 

Testing & Reliability Services:

  • Reliability Engineering Service Support
  • Risk Management Support
  • Assessments / Audit Support
  • Altitude Tests
  • Liquid Exposure Tests
  • Accelerated Life Tests
  • Ongoing Reliability Tests
  • Salt Spray Tests (as per GR-487)
  • Condense Freeze Cycling with Power Cycle Tests
  • Settling Dust Tests (IP6X as per IEC 60529)
  • Oily Atmosphere & UV (full spectrum) Tests
  • Product Qualification to Industry Standards
  • High Temperature Tests up to 260°C
  • Low Temperature Tests down to -60°C
  • Thermal Cycle Test between 125°C & -40°C

Design for Manufacturing Capabilities:

  • Machining
  • Sheet Metal
  • Electromechanical
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Plastic Molding
  • Metal Casting
  • Brazing
  • Liquid Cold Plates
  • Heat Pipe Assemblies
  • Enclosures and Chassis
  • Liquid Cooling Systems

 

To request engineering help, services or custom design, please fill out the form below. For any questions regarding prototypes please see our page.

Aavid Global Design Center Locations:

 

USA

San Jose, CA
+1-408-522-8730

Laconia NH
+1-603-223-1803

Lancaster, PA
+1-717-569-6551



     

EUROPE

Bologna, Italy
+39-051-764011

Ashington, United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1670 859 500


     

 

ASIA

Shanghai, China
+86-21-6115-2000

Shenzhen City, China
+86-755-27778122

Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2698 9888

 


     

 

Vadodara, India
+91-2667 264781/82/83

Bangalore, India
+91-80-65334401/02