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Electrical & Electronics
Plastics have been an integral part of the electrical and electronics industry. Engineering plastics and high-performance polymers progressively play a critical role in the production of electric & electronic (E/E) components.

Taking it a notch ahead, plastics and polymers are now used to manufacture highly conductive, temperature resistant, flexible, fire-resistant and cost-efficient electronic components, electric vehicles and devices. Optical devices and medical sensors have gained popularity in recent times which has led to an increased inflow of innovations from around the globe.

Explore recent product advances (new polymers or plastics designed especially for electronics, plastic components for E/E market, 5G electronic components, and biosensors and optical devices based on plastics) and research innovations from electronics industry. Subscribe to this channel and receive weekly digest directly in your mailbox.

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Aug 5, 2020 | Industry News

United Poly Systems' HDPE Electrical Conduit Pipe Gets NSF International Certification

United Poly Systems achieves NSF International certification to UL Standard 651A for polyethylene electrical conduit pipe. The standard requires testing for performance characteristics (including...

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Jul 30, 2020 | Industry News

Toray to Supply Carbon Fiber Composites for Lilium’s All-electric Jet Aircraft

Toray Industries announces the conclusion of an agreement with Lilium to supply carbon fiber composite materials for the Lilium Jet. Lilium is developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and...

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Jul 27, 2020 | Industry News

LANXESS Offers Thermoplastics for Charging Components in Electronics and Automotive

LANXESS sees great potential for its technical thermoplastics in the charging infrastructure for electric mobility. Requirements regarding the various components are derived primarily from the...

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Jul 21, 2020 | Product News

RadiciGroup Develops Polyamide Blends to Enhance Performance of Automotive & E&E

RadiciGroup has developed new specialty range of products with the brand name Radilon® Mixloy, to maximize polymer performance in final products. The matrix material for these new innovative...

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Jul 20, 2020 | Product News

Polyplastics Offers PBT for Advanced Driver-assistance System Parts

Polyplastics sees strong potential for its innovative resin products, DURANEX® PBT materials, in Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) parts that enable autonomous driving. DURANEX® PBT...

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Jul 14, 2020 | Product News

Ensinger Launches New LCP for Thin-walled 3D MID Components

Ensinger presents a new compound for laser direct structuring (LDS), TECACOMP LCP LDS 1049426 black, based on a Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP), is designed for thin-walled 3D MID components with very...

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Jul 10, 2020 | Industry News

New Way to Improve Plastics' Conductivity and Transparency for Better Electronics

Researchers at the University of Michigan have made plastic conductive while also making it more transparent to improve large touchscreens, LED light panels and window-mounted infrared solar cells...

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Jul 6, 2020 | Industry News

Plastics for Electric Vehicle Market to Reach USD 2,621 Mn by 2025: MarketsandMarkets

The plastics for electric vehicle market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 26.9% to reach a market size of USD 2,621 Mn by 2025 from 797 million in 2020. The rising trend of weight reduction in...

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Jul 2, 2020 | Industry News

New Technique to Thermal-weld Resins for High-quality Electronics

Researchers at the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) have developed a precision joining device through heat sink laser welding based on a new accurate thermal-welding technique that welds...

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Jun 29, 2020 | Industry News

New Technique to 3D Print Hydrogel-based Sensors Directly on Shape-changing Organs

University of Minnesota’s mechanical engineers and computer scientists have developed a 3D printing technique that uses motion capture technology, to print electronic sensors directly on organs that...

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