FloTHERM Products

Electronics cooling software from the leader in electronics thermal analysis

The powerful FloTHERM® suite of 3D computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software predicts airflow and heat transfer, in and around electronic equipment. FloTHERM delivers right-by-design products that save design time and reduce the need for physical prototyping from components and boards to complete systems and data centers.





Optimize thermal design of your electronics in a non-CAD environment. More ►



Thermal optimization in a CAD-centric environment. More ►



Design and test thermal characteristics of PCBs.More ►



Test and optimize thermal design of integrated circuits. More ►



Create compact models of IC components and test boards for thermal analysis. More ►


Key Features and Benefits

  • Market leader since 1989
  • 9 out of 10/17 out of 20 of the top consumer electronics companies rely on FloTHERM for thermal design
  • Data-interoperable, supporting import of measurement-based thermal models from T3Ster and DynTIM
  • Closely integrated with MCAD and native EDA interfaces
  • Meshing and solution technologies ensure fastest time-to-results to keep pace with design changes
  • Handles industrial-strength cases with many thousands of objects and millions of mesh cells
  • Fully-automated integral design optimization capability using the FloTHERM Command Center module
  • Full XML import capability and result post-processing to support workflow automation
  • FloVIZ, a free post-processing module, shares FloTHERM results with other stakeholders in today’s highly-collaborative design environment

FloEFD Products

The fastest CFD solution from MCAD model to manufactured product

FloEFD is a full-featured 3D computational fluid dynamics analysis solution built into major MCAD systems such as Creo, CATIA V5, Siemens NX and SolidWorks. It tightly integrates with Inventor and SolidEdge.


The FloEFD concurrent CFD approach spans up-front conceptual design from working prototypes to finished product. Fast to learn and easy to use, FloEFD eliminates the workflow complexity and meshing overheads of old-school CFD software.




FloEFD Standalone

CAD-centric, general-purpose CFD software.More ►


FloEFD for PTC Creo

General-purpose CFD embedded in Pro/ENGINEER and PTC Creo. More ►



CATIA V5-embedded, general-purpose CFD software. More ►


FloEFD for NX

Siemens NX-embedded, general-purpose CFD software. More ►


FloEFD Flexx

Use FloEFD with multiple CAD systems. More ►



FloEFD Modules & Bridges

Electronics cooling, LED, HVAC and advanced flow modules and bridges for popular FEA tools.More ►



Upfront and concurent CFD

FloEFD is the only fully CAD-embedded CFD software on the market


FloEFD helps design engineers conduct up-front, concurrent CFD analysis using the familiar MCAD interface. This reduces design times by orders of magnitude when compared to traditional methods and products.


Concurrent CFD can reduce simulation time by as much as 65 to 75 percent over traditional CFD tools. It allows optimization of product performance and reliability while also reducing physical prototyping and development costs, without time or material penalties.


  • Embedded in the leading CAD systems for concurrent design simulation
  • Easy-to-use with full-featured 3D fluid flow and heat transfer analysis
  • Numerous engineering models such as porous media, PCB and LED model
  • Electronics cooling module for detailed thermal modeling of electronic models
  • HVAC module for detailed modeling of HVAC applications, including comfort parameters
  • utomated Cartesian immersed boundary mesher
  • Advanced module for more detailed modeling of advanced flow features such as combustion and hypersonic flow
  • LED module for more accurate thermal modeling of LEDs and other lighting sources with LED thermal model and Monte Carlo radiation model
  • Up to 75% faster simulation cycle with CAD embedded Concurrent CFD

MicReD Products

Thermally test, measure and characterize semiconductor devices (including LEDs), TIMs and even complete electronic systems

The MicReD® (Microelectronics Research and Development) family of hardware and software products enables component and systems suppliers to accurately and efficiently thermally test, measure and characterize integrated circuit packages, single and arrayed LEDs, stacked and multi-die packages, power electronics, thermal interface materials (TIMs), and complete electronic systems. MicReD was a spin-off company created by researchers at the Department of Electron Devices at the Budapest University of Technology & Economics (BME).






Transient thermal test, measurement and characterization of ICs, LEDs and assorted packages. More ►




Thermal and Radiometric/Photometric measurement of LEDs and LED arrays. More ►




Thermal characterization of thermal interface materials. More ►



Power Tester 1500A
Thermal test and power cycling of IGBTs. More ►



MicReD Hardware Family

MicReD products are used in the semiconductor, consumer electronics, transportation and LED industries. Customers include Bosch and Automotive Lighting as well as many world-leading semiconductor manufacturers such as IBM, Infineon, LG, Philips, ST Microelectronics, Siemens and Samsung and specialist universities/research centers.


MicReD’s highly acclaimed hardware is also widely used in the optical field at world renowned companies and research centers such as Denso, Toyota, Lumileds, and Osram as well as KOPTI (Korea) and ITRI (Taiwan).


  • Fast and accurate transient thermal test, measurement and characterization of IC packages, LEDs, LED arrays and systems.
  • Full support of the transient dual interface method (JEDEC JESD51-14) and the latest LED thermal testing standards (e.g. JEDEC JESD51-51, 51-52).
  • Create compact thermal models for accurate thermal simulation in FloTHERM.
  • Non-destructive failure detection of IC packages and LEDs - used e.g. as a post-stress test method in reliability analysis.

Products A to Z - Mechanical Analysis

T3Ster® DynTIM Tester™ is a high-precision test environment for both standalone materials and in situ.

FloEFD™ is the fastest, most efficient computational fluid dynamics analysis tool, tightly integrated with all major CAD workflows including Inventor and SolidEdge.


FloEFD™ CATIA V5 delivers general-purpose CFD tools, embedded in CATIA V5.

FloEFD Flexx

FloEFD™ Flexx lets engineers use the same award-winning CFD tools across multiple CAD systems.

  FloEFD for PTC Creo

FloEFD™ for PTC Creo delivers general-purpose CFD tools, embedded in Pro/ENGINEER and PTC Creo.


FloEFD™ NX delivers general-purpose CFD tools, embedded in Siemens NX.

FloTHERM® performs thermal analysis, create virtual models, and test design modifications of electronic equipment before physical prototyping.

FloTHERM® IC is a web-based IC package thermal characterization tool for semiconductor manufacturers.


FloTHERM® PACK generates accurate thermal models of IC components, test boards, standard test harnesses and more, 20 times faster than conventional approaches.


FloTHERM® PCB - collaboration tool for everyone concerned with conceptual PCB thermal design.


FloTHERM® XT is an award-winning and unique CAD-centric thermal simulation solution.

  Power Tester 1500A

The MicReD® Industrial Power Tester 1500A tests the reliability of power electronic components that are increasingly used in industries such as automotive and transportation.


T3Ster® is an advanced transient temperature measurement system which enables rapid and extremely accurate thermal characterization of semiconductor device packages or even complete electronic systems.

T3Ster® TeraLED® testing system helps LED engineers develop highly accurate optical measurements for power LEDs.