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Feb 19, 2018 | Industry News

International Consortium of 19 Companies Starts Study on Energy Storage Systems

International consortium of 19 companies has launched a market and technology study on energy storage systems. At the kick-off meeting study based on lithium-ion batteries in automotive sector and...

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Feb 15, 2018 | Article

Recent Advances in Piezoelectric Films and Sensors

By Mark DeMeuse

Piezoelectricity is the appearance of a voltage across the sides of a crystal when it is subjected to mechanical stress or squeezing. A piezoelectric sensor is a device that uses the piezoelectric...

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Jan 22, 2018 | Article

Driving into the World of Future Cars, New Mobility & Materials

By Sreeparna Das

With the fast progressing technology, soon you’ll most likely be reading this article while driving your car. Wait, really? Yes, because your car will drive for itself! Autonomous vehicles (AV) are...

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Nov 22, 2017 | Industry News

Portable Solar Solution Based on Covestro’s PUR Composites Deployed to Puerto Rico

To restore the electricity supply of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, DNS is supplying a solar photovoltaic (PV) mobile electric generator based on Covestro’s polyurethane composites. These are...

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Nov 6, 2017 | Industry News

LANXESS Targets More Eco-friendly Forms of Mobility for its Engineering Plastics

LANXESS sees new, more environmentally friendly forms of mobility like electric drives, autonomous driving, heavy goods vehicles and new logistics concepts as a major growth area for its engineering...

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Oct 13, 2017 | Industry News

Nuna9 Made of Aliancys’ Styrene-free Resins Wins Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team has convincingly won the 14th edition of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the world championship solar car racing in Australia. The Nuon solar team took four days and six...

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Oct 5, 2017 | Industry News

Demand for ElectriPlast Conductive Plastics by Automotive OEMs Accelerates

Integral Technologies, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corporation, announced that production has begun for two automotive conductive plastics programs. These two orders are part...

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Aug 18, 2017 | Industry News

Next-Gen Solar Panels to Become More Stable & Even Cheaper with Polystyrene

Researchers from The University of Manchester are using polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of solar cells, which are used to make solar panels, more...

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Aug 11, 2017 | Industry News

Nanosheet- & Polymer-based Composite Acts as Energy Storage for Electronics & EVs

A new, lightweight composite material for energy storage in flexible electronics, electric vehicles and aerospace applications has been experimentally shown to store energy at operating temperatures...

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Jul 3, 2017 | Industry News

Electric SUV Maker Picks ElectriPlast’s Conductive Plastic for High Voltage Connector

Integral Technologies, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp., has recently announced that its ElectriPlast material has been chosen by a leading European electric luxury SUV maker...

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