The PT8-12-F2-4040-TA-W6 is a porch-style thermoelectric cooler. The hot side ceramic has an extended edge, which allows for a strong lead attachment to accommodate the wiring of multiple thermoelectric coolers into an array. It has a maximum Qc of 71 Watts when ΔT = 0 and a maximum ΔT of 70.5 °C at Qc = 0.
You can interact with the Performance Curves below to estimate the cooling performance by entering the thermal and electrical operating conditions for your application.
Click the [Save Changes] button to create a Customized PDF Datasheet.
Please Note: Actual application performance will vary from calculated values based on actual thermal design characteristics.
For maximum performance, be sure to orient the CONTROL side of the TEC against the application to be managed and the HEATSINK side against the heat sink or other heat rejection method. The CONTROL side is always opposite the side with lead attachments. Lead attachment is a passive heat loss and less impactful if located on the side that attaches to the heat exchanger.
Use the sliders, input fields and [UPDATE] button below to enter your application's electrical and thermal conditions.
Use the Graph Y and X Axis buttons to display a variety of performance curves and use the Voltage/Current slider to choose the electrical operating point to display performance.
Click [Save Changes] button to save your results as a Customized PDF Datasheet.
Cooling Power (Qc) = Watts
Current = Amps
Voltage = Volts
Power Supply = Watts
Power Dissipated (Qh) = Watts
Thot = °C
Cooling Power (Qc) = 8.31 Watts
Current = 1.2 Amps
Voltage = 2.33 Volts
Power Supply = 2.8 Watts
COP = 2.96
Power Dissipated (Qh) = 11.12 Watts
Cooling Power (Qc) = 59.15 Watts
Current = 9.56 Amps
Voltage = 14.5 Volts
Power Supply = 138.6 Watts
COP = 0.43
Power Dissipated (Qh) = 197.75 Watts
Y - Axis
X - Axis
0.137 ± 0.0010 in
0.001 in / 0.001 in
- Max operating temperature: 80°C
- Do not exceed Imax or Vmax when operating module
- Reference assembly guidelines for recommended installation
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Revision: 00 Date: 06-01-2022
Print Date: 10-01-2023