24 Aug 2021
Liquid Crystal Ink for 3D Printing
Cholesteric liquid crystals, a man-made material with properties between liquids and solid crystals, can mimic the colors of butterfly wings. Liquid crystals are used in televisions and smartphones, but future applications for healthcare sensors or decorative lighting are difficult as the materials can't be used in advanced, rapid production methods like 3D printing.
21 Jul 2021
Repurposing Fossil Fuel Assets: New Options
A more value-added approach to repurposing redundant fossil fuel assets such as coal mines and power stations is available.
6 Jul 2021
Roboze is a 3D printing company that specialize in high-performance polymers and composites. IDTechEx spoke with Ilaria Guicciardini (Head of Marketing), Davide Schiena (EMEA Head of Application Engineering & Customer Success), and Megan Silva (Community Builder)
13 May 2021
SABIC Advances Thermoplastic Solutions for Critical EV Battery Tech
Compared to conventional battery pack designs using traditional materials such as aluminum and other metals, SABIC's concept using lightweight thermoplastics can potentially realize 30 to 50 percent weight savings per component, improve energy density, simplify the assembly process, reduce costs, improve thermal control and safety and enhance crashworthiness.
12 Apr 2021
Big Gains for Low-loss Materials in the 5G Market
The emphasis on low-loss materials in 5G has already started to take effect.
26 Mar 2021
Polycarbonate Solar Vehicle Success
Photovoltaics is now a key enabling technology for land vehicles and boats. The favorite type is single crystal silicon - it used to be protected by an acrylic sheet on either side, making it bendable when being fitted, but that has strength and weathering issues. Now, much stronger, long-life polycarbonate is taking over.
10 Nov 2020
Essentium Introduces Industry-First Anti-Static Material to Advance AM
Essentium introduces industry-first anti-static material to advance additive manufacturing applications in the aerospace and defense industries. TPU 58D-AS is an electrostatic discharge safe and anti-static thermoplastic polyurethane filament that is available for the first time in color.
30 Oct 2020
Insulectro Opens Shop With all New Printed Electronics E-Commerce Site
Insulectro has just rolled out its new on-line shopping center for conductive inks and pastes plus advanced substrates and films.
30 Sep 2020
Molecular Rebar Design LLC
Molecular Rebar Design LLC enable the functionalization and integration of carbon nanotubes for various applications. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Clive Bosnyak (CTO and Co-founder).
14 May 2020
3 GWh Redox Flow Battery Production Facility for Saudi Arabia
Nusaned Investment and SCHMID Group have closed the JV transaction in Saudi Arabia focusing on manufacturing and technology development in the field of Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries.