Digi-Key Electronics announced that it now offers a selection of RockeTape™, powered by Blueshift, a one-of-a-kind structured air thermal insulation tape for the world’s hottest and coolest spots, through its Fulfilled by Digi-Key program.
The RockeTape family of products leverages Blueshift’s patented AeroZero® structured air polymeric aerogel technology to deliver a market-leading combination of low thermal conductivity and diffusivity. This line of thin and lightweight thermal insulation tape delivers peak performance in some of the most demanding applications on or off planet. Its structured air aerogel composition delivers thermal insulation performance and protection when compared to traditional polyimide film tape. With its thin flexible film and standardized narrow-width roll format, RockeTape is easy to apply onto sensitive devices and surfaces to provide protection from extreme temperature fluctuations and overheating.
Initial products in the RockeTape launch include:
- AZS: AeroZero polyimide aerogel + Silicone Adhesive
- GRS: AeroZero polyimide aerogel + Graphite + Silicone Adhesive
- PIS: AeroZero polyimide aerogel + Polyimide + Silicone Adhesive
“Digi-Key Electronics is pleased to offer Blueshift’s RockeTape,” said Anissa Lauer, senior product manager at Digi-Key. “We are always looking for ways to bring the latest advancements of thermal insulation technology to our customers. Blueshift will help Digi-Key penetrate market segments that have a need for an insulative as well as a high temperature tape.”
“Blueshift prides itself on a fast, focused, and flexible approach to thermal protection systems. With our RockeTape launch, we needed a partner capable of matching our passion, commitment, and reach,” said Tim Burbey, president of Blueshift. “Digi-Key Electronics’ reputation as the most advanced and comprehensive marketplace for electronic components means our products will be placed at the epicenter of the component marketplace.”