8 Mar 2021
Where are the Innovations in Thermal Interface Materials
Thermal management is one of the most important topics in a wide range of applications; from electric vehicle battery packs through to consumer electronics, there is a pressing need to dissipate heat efficiently. Thermal interface materials (TIM) come in numerous types and play a crucial role in the thermal transfer from a heat source. This article looks at what the major innovations are for these materials and why those developments are significant.
2 Mar 2021
Dexerials is a Japanese manufacturer of functional materials, for use in electronic devices. Its main product is its anisotropic conductive film (ACF), for use in displays. Thomas Lynch, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, spoke to Tatsuo Nagamatsu and Koichi Hirose, about their work with ACFs.
2 Jan 2020
IDTechEx caught up with Dexerials at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2019. Dexerials were showcasing their thermal interface materials (TIM), in particular those utilising carbon fiber for high through-plane thermal conductivity.
5 Jan 2016
This profile focuses on their Anisotropic Conductive Film (ACF) work, as part of the Advanced Materials Division, and produced at the Kanuma and Neagari plants. ACF was originally launched by Sony Chemicals over 30 years ago. Dexerials was founded in June 2012 from Sony Chemicals. They have capital stock of 15.7 billion yen, and employ 2366 employees, as of March 2015. Dexerials Corporation was listed in the First Section Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange on 29th July, 2015.
29 Oct 2015
Henkel - conductive adhesives
Henkel have been producing ACF for 20 years. The fine pitch capability makes it ideal for LCD displays, but this is now a shrinking market. The opportunities lie in OLEDs, printed electronics and wearable electronics, which require lower temperature curing.