12 May 2023
Aerogel Technologies are a company that specialise in polymer aerogels. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Stephen Steiner (CEO) and Justin Griffin (COO) to provide an update on the company.
5 Apr 2023
Blueshift are a company that specialise in making thermal protection systems based on a polyimide aerogel film. IDTechEx visited Blueshift's facility in MA, USA, to understand their latest developments.
6 Oct 2020
IDTechEx had an update from Blueshift Materials on their use for polyimide aerogel films for telecommunication applications.
13 Mar 2019
Polymer aerogels get nearer to high volume production
The aerogel market is dominated by silica-based materials; IDTechEx Research calculate this to be over 98% in 2019 by revenue.
28 Dec 2018
Strong and lightweight polymer aerogels
A polymer aerogel combines the benefits of an aerogel with the conveniences of a plastic (i.e., polymer).
6 Jan 2017
New directions for the aerogel market
Alternatives to silica aerogel panel and blanket composites are beginning to gain traction. Silica aerogel granule and powder products are becoming more pronounced as progressively more companies emerge. Meanwhile polymer aerogels are a different class of the material, which can have the potential to act as interesting alternatives to traditional plastic and composite products.
9 Nov 2016
Blueshift International Materials produce rolls and blocks of polyimide aerogels. Although not typically formed as a panel this material has also been prototyped within the automotive and aerospace industries for lightweight replacements.
18 Oct 2016
IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Tim Burbey (CEO) from Blueshift International Materials. A company that produces polymer aerogel products.