12 May 2023
Ferroperm Piezoceramics manufacture piezoelectric ceramic components which can be used as actuators and sensors. IDTechEx spoke with Louise Bierregaard (Senior Research Engineer) and Rasmus Lou-Moeller (Director of Engineering).
9 Jun 2020
Meggitt is a large UK-based company with 12,000 employees that manufactures components for aerospace, defence and energy applications. This profile focusses on a recently developed technology from the Ferroperm Piezoceramics division, specifically a piezoelectric ink.
16 Sep 2013
Meggitt A/S is located in Denmark and is part of Meggitt PLC, a FTSE 100 global engineering company with annual sales of £1.6 billion. They own and develop InSensor, a technology based on thick film piezoelectric ceramics. They use screen-printing to make various piezoelectric devices in sensing and energy harvesting.
One particularly successful device made with InSensor is an ultrasonic transceivers for medical imaging.
3 May 2012
Single Crystals are in at Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe
These naturally occurring, but mostly manufactured, piezoelectric materials are fast becoming a hot topic for exploration in
energy harvesting, exhibiting 10 times as much voltage output compared with polycrystalline PZT(1) are utilized in applications where the emphasis is on high output and sensitivity.