17 Apr 2020
Solvay are an advanced materials and speciality chemicals company. They notably entered the carbon fiber industry back in 2015 with the acquisition of Cytec.
31 Mar 2020
SGL Carbon have units: composites - fibers & materials (CFM) and graphite materials & systems (GFM). They are one of the largest producers of carbon fiber (ca. 15,000 tpa) and focus on the heavy tow variants (24k and 50k).
31 Mar 2020
2020 status and outlook for the carbon fiber market
This premium article summarises the status of the PAN-based carbon fiber players. It provides a market overview for the capacity and impact of announced expansions. It highlights the main and upcoming players as well as notable acquisitions, partnerships and cost trends.
20 Mar 2020
Immersion of Electric Vehicle Batteries: The Best Way to Keep Cool?
The electric vehicle market is growing rapidly, and with it the demand for fast charging, increased energy density and improved safety. Something that all these areas have in common is heat. Charging a battery quickly generates a lot of heat, with the extra energy capacity of modern and upcoming electric vehicle batteries, extracting this heat becomes more challenging.
11 Feb 2020
Leclanché are a premium European battery maker and energy storage solutions provider based in Switzerland. The company supplies battery solutions to many industries, from industrial vehicles and stationary energy storage to robotics.
24 Jan 2020
Samsung is a leader in production of QD displays.
23 Dec 2019
AVE are a French company that make what they call chimera materials. IDTechEx interviewed Edward Ryall.
29 Nov 2019
Engineered Fluids are a Texas based company that sell single-phase immersion coolants, their AmpCool product range is specifically tailored for several components within electric vehicles including the batteries and motors.
27 Nov 2019
Dr Bryony Core caught up with Roboze at Formnext 2019. Roboze are an Italian 3D printer manufacturer who develop professional level FFF printers compatible with high performance thermoplastic filaments.
27 Nov 2019
Solvay Specialty Polymers
Solvay Specialty Polymers produce over 1500 products across 35 brands of high-performance polymers. In addition to providing for a large range of applications, Solvay have products that have the potential to be used in electric vehicles, a market that they are very interested about getting involved with.
8 Nov 2019
NOHMs is a start-up that develops ionic liquid electrolytes for Li-ion batteries. Their technology originated from research at Cornell University with company's CEO and lead researchers all Cornell alumni. They claim their material improves safety by improving thermal and high-voltage stability without impacting cycle life or power.
This profile is an updated version. IDTechEx principal analyst Franco Gonzalez interviewed NOHMs CEO Nathan Ball in 2016.