Manufacturing Capabilities


Aavid’s wide variety of heat sink fabrication methods are mainly conducted in-house, minimizing production time and ensuring strict quality control. Fabrication capabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Chamfering
  • Punching
  • Counter boring
  • Reaming
  • Cutting (sawing)
  • Sanding
  • Deburring (automated)
  • Slotting, drilling (CNC)
  • Machining (EDM)
  • Epoxy bonding
  • Stamping (high speed)
  • Epoxy isolation
  • Tapping
  • Fly cutting
  • Tumbling
  • Milling (CNC)

In addition, Aavid also offers finishing services for fabricated parts.

Custom applications can be designed accordingly with the help of Aavid Design:

  • Fabricated Aluminum Extrusions
  • Customized Board Level Stampings
  • Liquid Cold Plates
  • Bonded Fin Assemblies
  • Brazed Heat Sinks and Cold Plates
  • Heat Pipe Assemblies
  • Zipper Fin Solutions
  • Skived Fin Heat Sinks
  • Copper Thermal Solutions
  • BGA Customized Heat Sinks
  • Ruggedized Heat Frames
  • Rack Front Panels
  • ATR Boxes/Chasses/Enclosures
  • DC Fans