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Housings for radar circuitry

Product description

Osprey® CE13 controlled expansion (CE) alloy housing with Osprey® CE9 carrier replacing Kovar* for use in land-based radar systems

Application area

Radar communications

CE alloys used

  • Housing: Osprey® C13F
  • Carrier: Osprey® CE9F
  • Lids: Osprey® CE17F

Material replaced

Kovar* with Cu-Mo heat spreaders

Advantages of using Osprey® CE11F controlled expansion alloy

  • 1/3 the weight
  • 6 times higher thermal conductivity than Kovar*.
  • Fewer manufacturing steps (no Cu-Mo heat sinks are required)
  • Ease of plating

*Kovar is a trademark of CRS Holding.