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February 2022 – Finding the Right Heat Sink Manufacturer

Published on: 24/02/2022

Discover which factors to consider when choosing a heat sink manufacturer

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The design and manufacturing of heat sinks requires in-depth technical knowledge and experience, alongside thermal management, components used within the heat sink must be carefully considered and factored in to the design. When looking for a heat sink designer, finding the most qualified partner is essential to success. GD Rectifiers has a team of skilled in-house engineers that work around the clock to service customers. They’ve been designing and manufacturing industry-leading heat sinks for over 10 years, offering over 160 profiles, servicing engineers, purchasers and procurement specialists within the rail, industrial and electronics markets.


Heat Sink Design and Manufacturing Resources

GD Rectifiers works directly with customers on the design, production and manufacturing process, ensuring they deliver high quality heat sinks on time and in budget.

GD Rectifiers offers numerous design services including: CAD (computer aided design) drawing, customised profiles and projected cost and production timelines. They offer a wide range of production services including: tooling design, prototyping and mass production, manufacturing, vast range of finishing options and scheduled and call-off order are available.

They also manufacture heat sinks by using state-of-the-art CNC machinery, the latest production techniques and rigorous quality control through inspections and robust packaging design.


Optimised Productivity

GD Rectifiers are constantly looking at new configurations and will often bring new insights to the design and format of heat sinks.

New partnerships can also optimise productivity as new technologies and designs can improve efficiency and increase productivity. Without exploring alternative options and staying up to date with market trends, companies can risk closing themselves off from exciting new developments.

It’s important that the latest technologies are used to deliver state-of-the-art solutions that work in harmony with existing facilities. Extensive industry knowledge and the ability to deliver bespoke heat sinks and components for any scale of project, sets the standard for the industry.


Fast Time-to-Market

At a time when urgency is key and everyone is fighting to launch the latest project first, time-to-market is crucial. GD Rectifiers can reduce your time-to-market by quickly providing samples, ramping up production where possible and providing standard heat sinks from stock for a faster solution.

GD Rectifiers has more than 10 years’ experience of heat sink design and manufacturing experience, partnered with experienced applications engineering team and customisation in accordance with customers’ requirements.

Once you’ve found a heat sink manufacturer be sure to read GD Rectifiers’ ‘Heat Sink Design & Selection – The Ultimate Buying Guide’ article to discover their top 10 tips to buying a heat sink.


GD Rectifiers are the UK’s leading manufacturer of standard and custom made heat sinks, heat sink accessories and heat sink assemblies. They stock and machine the largest range of heat sinks suitable for stud, modules and capsule semiconductors plus high power LED applications.


Experts in thermal management, GD Rectifiers offer an extensive range of aluminium heat sinks, including custom heat sinksforced-air cooled heat sinkshollow fin heat sinkssolid fin heat sinks, water and oil cooled heat sinks. We can also design and manufacture custom-built power semiconductor assemblies using diodes and thyristors by IXYS and Semikron.


GD Rectifiers benefit from having a manufacturing facility in-house, offering a wide selection of high quality heat sinks readily available with material in stock at competitive pricing and on a next day delivery service.

They offer a full service from design to production, technical support and fast delivery. Our team of engineers are available to answer any questions you might have.


Browse the complete heat sink range by device type, part number or comparison guide here. GD Rectifiers offer technical support on all heat sinks including specific heat dissipation requirements. 


For further information on GD Rectifiers’ product range, please call the team on: 01444 243 452 or email:


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