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May 15, 2019 | Product News

DSM Introduces PPS Grade to Optimize EV Thermal Management Systems

DSM Engineering Plastics has introduced a new PPS grade to optimize the performance of electric vehicle thermal management systems. Xytron™ G4080HR is a 40 percent glass-reinforced PPS engineered...

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May 8, 2019 | Product News

Covestro at The Battery Show: Focuses on Polycarbonate Blends for Lithium-ion Batteries

Covestro is presenting its current developments with thermoplastics at the Battery Show in Stuttgart. It has developed various polycarbonate blends for covering lithium-ion batteries. Due to their...

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May 8, 2019 | Product News

Solvay Presents Semi-crystalline Polymers for Battery Packs & Modules at The Battery Show

Solvay’s specialty polymers are replacing heavy, expensive metal components for safer, higher-density batteries. In battery packs and modules, Solvay’s high-performance polymers provide design...

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May 7, 2019 | Product News

LANXESS Presents Material Innovations for Batteries and Electromobility at The Battery Show

LANXESS is showcasing the numerous, potential applications of the specialty chemicals company’s materials in advanced lithium-ion batteries, as well as those in which the company’s raw materials are...

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May 3, 2019 | Industry News

SGL Carbon Develops Prototype of CF-based Battery Enclosure for EVs of NIO

In collaboration with SGL Carbon, NIO has developed prototypes for battery enclosures made of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) for its NIO high performance electric vehicles. Thanks to CFRP...

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Apr 22, 2019 | Industry News

BASF to Present Solutions for EVs Offering Better Safety and Design at CHINAPLAS 2019

At CHINAPLAS 2019, BASF will introduce more than 20 innovative material solutions to help make the next generation of electric vehicles not only energy efficient but also comfortable and stylish...

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Apr 9, 2019 | Industry News

Newly-developed SEI to Double Energy Density of Current Batteries

Rechargeable lithium metal batteries with increased energy density, performance, and safety may be possible with a newly-developed, solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI), according to Penn State...

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Apr 3, 2019 | Industry News

Asahi Kasei Invests to Increase Polyolefins-based Li-ion Battery Separators Capacity

Asahi Kasei has announced that it will enhance its manufacturing infrastructure for Li-ion battery (LIB) separators - Hipore™ LIB separator (wet process) and Celgard™ LIB separator (dry process) ...

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Apr 2, 2019 | Product News

Axalta Introduces Epoxy-based Casting Resin System with High Thermal Stability

Axalta launches Voltacast 3310/Voltacast H134, a new epoxy-based casting resin system that expands the Voltacast product portfolio of casting resins from Axalta’s Energy Solutions business...

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Mar 27, 2019 | Product News

Polyplastics’ PBT & PPS to Replace Metals in PCUs & Electric Vehicles

Polyplastics is responding with innovative resin products which are successfully penetrating the EV market as a superior alternative to metals. DURANEX (R) PBT CG7030 provides high tracking...

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