Race for 1000 km Electric Vehicles
Range sells electric cars. Long range ones sell in 100 times the numbers and have three times the resale value. In this article Dr Peter Harrop discusses the future of electric vehicles capable of 1000km range.
Those desperate to invest in "The next Tesla" continue to pile into start-up Rivian, the latest $350 million coming from a media company. That takes investment up to the $2 billion level familiar at Tesla.
PlasticEnergy have a technology HQ in London and have two industrial plants in Seville, Spain.
SABIC acquires majority stake in carbon nanotube business
SABIC announced that it has taken a majority stake in Black Diamond Structures, a nanotechnology company established in 2014. BDS produces and commercializes MOLECULAR REBAR®, a proprietary technology of modified carbon nanotubes that offers great potential for enhancing the performance of energy storage applications using lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries.
New LEXAN™ CXT film from SABIC
SABIC presented an innovative new transparent high-heat LEXAN™ CXT film product at the IDTechEx show in California. The new polycarbonate (PC) based technology combines superior optical clarity and high design flexibility with excellent thermal and dimensional stability at elevated process temperatures.
The development of high temperature thermoplastics for 3D Printing
Within the field of 3D printing, there is increasing emphasis on functionality as the industry shifts away from the stereotype of rapid prototyping, and materials are not exempt from such scrutiny.