23 Nov 2020
M&I Materials and Faraday Future: Immersion Cooling
Faraday Future has partnered with M&I Materials to design an immersion-cooled battery pack for their electric vehicles.
9 Nov 2020
Solid Power is a spin-out from the University of Colorado Boulder developing sulfide-based all solid-state batteries (ASSB) and has been in operation since 2014.
28 Oct 2020
Carbonfree Chemicals is a company developing technologies for capturing and utilizing carbon dioxide emissions, aiming to simultaneously fight climate change and create useful products. In October 2020, IDTechEx Senior Technology Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Martin Keighley, CEO of Carbonfree Chemicals.
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.