Blueshift’s® RockeTape™ Thermal Protection Tape Coming to Digi-Key Electronics 

Blueshift’s® RockeTape™ Thermal Protection Tape Coming to Digi-Key Electronics  

Blueshift, the leader in thermal protection systems for the aerospace, defense, and specialty electronics markets worldwide, has agreed to launch its flagship RockeTape with market-leader Digi-Key Electronics, home to the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment. As part of the “Fulfilled by Digi-Key” program, Digi-Key will stock and ship a selection of the RockeTape line of high-temperature protection, thermal insulation, and heat management tape.  

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 one-of-a-kind, Structured Air aerogel composition delivers superior thermal insulation performance & protection 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 

Partnering with Digi-Key Electronics allows Blueshift to put RockeTape in the hands of thermal experts as quickly and efficiently as possible so that design engineers around the world can add this groundbreaking material to their toolbox.  

“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 meant they could place our products at the epicenter of the component marketplace.”   

“Digi-Key Electronics is pleased to offer Blueshift’s RockeTape”, said Anissa Lauer, Senior Product Manager for 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.” 

About Blueshift 

Blueshift believes in a sustainable future. As the manufacturer of AeroZero Thermal Protection Systems, Blueshift leverages its patented polymer aerogel technology platform, empowering product designers with unique, high-performance solutions that promote energy efficiency and protection of sustainable devices like reusable rocket boosters. AeroZero TPS is lighter weight, easier to install, and provides better insulation than legacy systems. We package the world’s leading combination of thermal diffusivity, thermal conductivity, RF transparency and thinness of profile in easy-to-use product offerings, including the new RockeTape high-temperature insulation tape. Additional information can be found at and on LinkedIn. 

About Digi-Key Electronics 

Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is recognized as both the leader and continuous innovator in the high service distribution of electronic components and automation products worldwide. As the original pioneer in this space, Digi-Key provides more than 13.4 million components from over 2,300 quality name-brand manufacturers with an industry-leading breadth and depth of product in stock and available for immediate shipment. Beyond the products that drive technology innovation, Digi-Key also supports design engineers and procurement professionals with a wealth of digital solutions and tools to make their jobs more efficient. Additional information can be found at and on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn. 


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