29 Mar 2021
Thermal Interface Materials in Autonomous Vehicle Componentry
Autonomous vehicles will be one of the most significant changes in the mobility sector in the next two decades. There are numerous technical, economical, and legal/policy considerations for successful adoption. Within this, it is worth looking in more detail at the thermal management considerations of the key components. This article will look at one specific area: the thermal interface materials (TIMs).
27 May 2020
Dow Inc is one of the largest chemical producers in the world. Dow recently showcased their portfolio of materials suitable for the thermal management of electric vehicle batteries. Their breadth of products has them well placed to take advantage of the growing electric vehicle market.
17 Apr 2020
DowAksa formed in 2012 as a 50:50 joint venture between The Dow Chemical Company and Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.Ş. They have two manufacturing lines in Turkey with an estimated capacity of 3,600 tpa. The CF is sold under the brand name AKSACA.
13 Jul 2017
David Yao joins Nanoco Group plc
Nanoco Group plc, developer and manufacturer of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, is pleased to confirm the appointment of David Yao as Senior Vice President of Global Sales.
13 Feb 2017
Dual-function nanorod LEDs could make multifunctional displays
Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light, thanks to new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light.
13 Aug 2015
Award, thermally conductive gel for advanced semiconductor packaging
Dow Corning has announced that it garnered a 2015 3D InCites Award for new Dow Corning® TC-3040 Thermally Conductive Gel, a silicone-based thermal interface material designed to manage heat and support reliable performance for advanced semiconductor flip chip applications.
11 Aug 2015
Cambridge Nanotherm make the finals of the 2015 R&D 100 Awards
Cambridge Nanotherm has been named as a finalist in the R&D 100 Awards, otherwise known as the "Oscars of Invention".
10 Apr 2015
New Dow Corning EA-4600 hot melt adhesive
Dow Corning introduced new Dow Corning® EA-4600 Hot Melt Room-Temperature Vulcanization (RTV) Black Adhesive for improved assembly of consumer electronics and other demanding high-volume manufacturing operations.
5 Dec 2012
DoE awards up to $120 million for battery hub to Argonne-led group
A multi-partner team led by Argonne National Laboratory has been selected for an award of up to $120 million over five years to establish a new Batteries and Energy Storage Hub.
3 Dec 2012
$120 million for battery research
The Hub, to be known as the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), will combine the R&D firepower of five DOE national laboratories, five universities, and four private firms in an effort aimed at achieving revolutionary advances in battery performance.
27 Nov 2012
Dow launches new phosphate material for improved battery performance
Dow Energy Materials has developed a new phosphate-based battery material, Lithium Manganese Iron Phosphate, which increases energy density by 10 to 15 percent in battery cells.
21 May 2012
Quantum signs agreement for plug-in hybrid electric traction motor
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, a global leader in natural gas, hydrogen and hybrid electric vehicle technologies, has signed a supply agreement with Remy International Inc. for its high performance electric traction motors for the Quantum's Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) F-150.
17 Apr 2012
Low-cost carbon fiber composites for next generation EVs
Ford and Dow team up to bring low-cost, high-volume carbon fiber composites to next-generation vehicles.
27 Mar 2012
Dow's new technology centre for electronics industry
The site is expected to employ approximately 300 people at capacity in a five-story building that spans total floor area of more than 23,700 square meters.
17 May 2011
Electromobility has a new key enabling technology
Foreign manufacturers of electric cars in China can own only minority shares and they must surrender intellectual property on at least one of what the government considers to be the three key enabling technologies for e-mobility. These are batteries, motors and control electronics. In exchange, foreigners gain access to a market they hope will be large enough to create cash flow that can be repatriated if the dominant partner approves.
22 Apr 2011
New military supercapacitor funding
ADA Technologies, Inc. has been awarded a $70,000 contract from the U.S. Army to begin Phase 1 of the development of an electrochemical supercapacitor (ultracapacitor) for use in hybrid military vehicles.
21 Feb 2011
Ford's energy efficient Michigan Assembly Plant manufactures new EVs
Michigan has become the home of the world's first sole fuel efficient and electric vehicle assembly plant as Ford Motors overhauls the previous SUV production facility at a cost of $550 million.
18 Feb 2011
Funding received for patented battery technology
In 2010 the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC) dispensed $5.43 million in contractual funding towards advanced battery technology for EVs, hybrids and energy storage.
17 Feb 2011
Solid state batteries to rival their older lithium-ion counterparts
This advanced battery technology has three times the energy density of current li-ion batteries, costing less than half the price per kilowatt-hour.