Miscellaneous Materials

Lithium Batteries

Spheric Technologies Produces Lithium Battery Materials Cheaper and Faster with Microwave, Has Filed for Two Patents

Phoenix, AZ, 8/30/2010 -- Lithium batteries are playing a central role in the new energy economy, powering everything from cell phones to electric cars. New research shows that pricey lithium battery materials can be produced cheaper and faster using industrial microwave furnace systems. Spheric Technologies, a Phoenix, Arizona, high temperature microwave technology innovator, has developed a...

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Coatings

mPhase Technologies Inc. Notes That General Electric Is Also Exploring Hydrophobic Nano-Engineered Surfaces

Little Falls, N.J. - mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB:XDSL) today announced that it has noted, with enthusiasm, the recent announcement by General Electric (NYSE: GE) that as part of its push into high-tech products it will explore hydrophobic nano-engineered surfaces to improve the performance of other industrial products. Such surfaces can repel a wide range of liquids but be made to...

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Substrates

HPL Dielectric Material delivers superior heat transfer.

At 0.0015 in. thin, Thermal Clad® HPL (High Power Lighting) dielectric is formulated for high-power lighting LED applications with demanding thermal performance requirements. It withstands high temperatures with glass transition of 185°C and thermal performance of 0.30°C/W (RD 2018). Substrates minimize thermal impedance and efficiently conduct heat. Use results in lower...

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Coatings

Dielectric Precursors help deposit films on memory chips.

EXTREMA® STO precursors, which are strontium titanium oxide compounds with high dielectric constant, help deposit ultra-high k dielectric films using atomic layer deposition (ALD) in 22-15 nm DRAM devices. Germanium, antimony, and tellurium alloy EXTREMA® GST precursors allow thermal ALD of conformal films for manufacturing PRAM devices at 22 nm and below and are suitable for solid...

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Yarns

Flame-Retardant PET Yarn is suited for textiles used in vehicles.

Compliant with UL 1441 VW-1 flame test, PET yarn meets halogen-free, flame-retardant regulations and no flaming drip requirement. Product supports processing and functional requirements for textiles used in both interior vehicle trim and wiring harness insulation in land, water, and air vehicles. It features 2 melamine-based, flame-retardant materials which, when burned, char so that burning...

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Hitachi Develops New Technology that Doubles the Life of Industrial Lithium-Ion Batteries Using Manganese-Based Cathode Materials
Lithium Batteries

Hitachi Develops New Technology that Doubles the Life of Industrial Lithium-Ion Batteries Using Manganese-Based Cathode Materials

Tokyo --- Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT/TSE:6501,hereinafter Hitachi) today announced that Hitachi has developed a new cathode material for industrial lithium-ion batteries using manganese-based cathode materials that roughly doubles the life of similar batteries using the cathode material which was developed by Hitachi in the past. The newly developed cathode material, made from manganese, a resource...

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Laser Engraving Materials suit interior signage applications.
Miscellaneous Materials

Laser Engraving Materials suit interior signage applications.

Gravoply(TM) Laser materials feature matte finish and are designed for use with laser and rotary engraving machines. Allowing precise detail to be engraved, they are available in black, white, red, blue, yellow, and gold and in .05 and .030 in. thicknesses. Brushed or glossy finish is also available as well as adhesive backing. Products meet needs for interior signage, badges, labels,...

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Resins

DSM Introduces Most Advanced Stereolithography Resin to Date in Approaching True Thermoplastic Performance: Somos® NeXt

In its ongoing commitment to pushing the boundaries of stereolithography (SL) performance for additive manufacturing, DSM Somos has introduced Somos® NeXt-the industry's most advanced resin to date for approaching true thermoplastic performance. Somos® NeXt produces parts that demonstrate an unprecedented combination of stiffness and toughness which typically characterizes thermoplastics,...

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Miscellaneous Materials

Rapid Prototyping Material suits digital manufacturing.

As stereolithography material for rapid prototyping, Accura® Bluestone can be used across various industries for digital manufacturing projects. Example applications include functional prototypes, jigs and fixtures, as well as low-volume production runs that utilize stereolithography (SLA) process. Properties are optimized in terms of strength to weight ratio, high temperature deflection,...

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Miscellaneous Materials

OEM's Gain Access to Rapid Production Capabilities via Sandvik

Global industrial group, Sandvik, has invested in a technologically advanced direct metal laser sintering machine (DMLS) in order to provide rapid production capabilities to its customers, unique amongst contract manufacturers. Sandvik is now significantly reducing the time required to cost-effectively develop working prototypes, which means its customers can bring new innovations to market far...

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