PLYMOUTH, Minn., Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Entropy Solutions, Vesl LLC now offers PureTemp phase change material in encapsulated form. Three new patent-pending containment solutions – BlockVesl, MacroVesl and MicroVesl – feature an enhanced surface-area-to-mass ratio. That means faster energy exchange and superior PureTemp performance.
The stackable BlockVesl is a precisely engineered PCM device with more than 3,200 square centimeters of surface area. It is suited to a wide range of applications, including refrigeration, air conditioning, heat recovery and heat storage. One BlockVesl can store up to 200,000 joules of energy depending on the PCM selected.
The 305mm-diameter MacroVesl is a multi-chambered, high-capacity sphere with more than 24,600 square centimeters of surface area. That's more than 16 times the surface area of a typical sphere of the same diameter. It is suited to a wide range of applications, including air conditioning, heat recovery and thermal energy storage.
The MicroVesl features a multi-layered polymer structure chosen for its ideal barrier properties. The MicroVesl, now available in a diameter of 18.5 mm, can be made in a range of sizes and is ideal for use in refrigeration, air conditioning, thermal energy storage and many other applications.
To learn more, visit veslpcm.com.
What are phase change materials?
Phase change materials (PCM) are substances that absorb and release thermal energy during the process of melting and freezing. When a PCM freezes, it releases a large amount of energy in the form of latent heat at a relatively constant temperature. Conversely, when such material melts, it absorbs a large amount of heat from the environment. PCMs recharge as ambient temperatures fluctuate, making them ideal for a variety of everyday applications that require temperature control.
About Entropy Solutions
Entropy Solutions LLC is a biobased specialty chemical company with offices in Plymouth, Minn., and Tuscaloosa, Ala. Its PureTemp PCM technology is the world's first 100 percent renewable-based phase change material. Entropy partners with leading product development companies in the shipping, construction, textile, health care and alternative energy industries, among others. PureTemp has received global recognition, including the DuPont Diamond Innovation Award, and has earned biobased certification from the USDA.
Vesl LLC, based in Melbourne, Fla., has more than 18 years of experience in packaging phase change materials. The company has invested millions of dollars in the development of products that provide superior thermal energy storage functionality, energy efficiency, load shifting and many other thermal advantages. Vesl expertly packages all PureTemp formulations, from -37º C to 151º C. PCM devices and containment options include plastic film, metallized film, plastic, glass or metal bottles, aluminum or steel cans and specialized plastic or other containers made to suit a variety of needs. Whether you need 1,000 pieces or 10 million, Vesl has the unique skills and resources to make it happen. To learn more, visit veslpcm.com.
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