21 Feb 2024
Building a Net-Negative Future: CO2-Derived Concrete
In a world with a growing population and a rapidly expanding construction sector to match, how do we prevent building homes from damaging our climate? Concrete is the second most consumed material on Earth, but its key ingredient, cement, is responsible for 7% of global anthropogenic CO2 emissions. The answer could come from thin air - CO2-derived building materials.
11 Jan 2024
Liquid X — Functional Electronics Fabrication
An IDTechEx analyst talked with Liquid X, a Carnegie Mellon University spin-off focusing on the advanced material manufacture of functional metallic inks to replace physical wires. The applications cover multiple industries, including sensors, heating elements, smart textiles and many others
27 Nov 2023
Epic Resins: Insulation and Potting for Electric Vehicle Electronics
Epic Resins is a formulator and manufacturer of polyurethan (PU) and epoxy resins that was founded in 1958. At a recent webinar it presented some key products of insulation and potting of electric vehicle motors, power electronics, and sensors.
24 Nov 2023
Solidia is a US-based company developing carbon dioxide curing of precast concrete and lower carbon footprint cement mixtures. In October 2023, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Eve Pope spoke with Pradeep Ghosh, Senior Director, Strategy and Business Development.
13 Mar 2023
TIPA Packaging are an Israeli startup creating compostable flexible packaging for food and clothing applications. They aim to replace non-compostable flexible plastic packaging, which are the main polluter of oceans and are rarely recycled.
2 Jan 2023
Pyrophobic Systems: Fire Protection Materials for EVs
IDTechEx spoke to Pyrophobic about its LithiumPrevent material, a passive thermal runaway containment and propagation prevention material based on proprietary intumescent technology.
14 Sep 2022
3D Systems Expands Industry-leading Materials Portfolio
3D Systems announced two new production-grade materials designed to address a breadth of industrial applications. Both materials have been engineered for long-lasting mechanical performance and stability in any environment making them ideal for a host of end-use applications in industries such as consumer goods, transportation & motorsports, aerospace & defense, and service bureaus.
14 Sep 2022
National Science Foundation to Support ASTM Additive Manufactucturing
The newly funded $4 million NSF EPSCoR award is to conduct research on rapid qualification for additively manufactured critical components used in key industries including aviation, space, and medical industries.
27 Apr 2022
Kayaku Advanced Materials: New Radar Antenna Coating Technology
Kayaku Advanced Materials has a wide portfolio of products for electronics across many applications. Examples of product areas and services that Kayaku Advanced Materials can provide include printed electronics, conductive inks, and other materials through PriElex, as well as parylene conformal coating, epoxy resins, and acting as a distributor into the US for DuPont.
IDTechEx spoke to Kayaku Advanced Materials about a new coating technology aimed at the environmental protection of radar antenna. This area has been somewhat overlooked by the industry, but this new technology could offer a significant improvement in product longevity, particularly in harsh environments.