Materials, Compounds, Adhesives, Substrates

New Hybrid Adhesives Use UV Cure and Heat Cure Combination

January 8th, 2016

Epoxy Technology Inc. has released a new line of UV Hybrid adhesives. The company says these adhesives allow “engineers to reach new levels of production/process improvement” and afford “greater design flexibility.” They use “a primary…read more

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New Cost-effective Method for Producing Graphene

November 30th, 2015

Recently, researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have discovered how to produce large sheets of high-quality graphene in a way that is 100 times less expensive than previous methods. “The University of Glasgow…read more

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New Synthetic ‘Water Adhesive’ Stronger than Natural Adhesives

November 23rd, 2015

MIT engineers have developed a synthetic, sticky hydrogel – or “tough, bonding water,” as lead paper author Hyunwoo Yuk calls it – that could be used as an adhesive for boats, submarines and other underwater…read more

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Viable Energy Storing Solution Combines Metal Nitrides and Graphene

November 23rd, 2015

A*STAR researchers have developed a viable energy storing solution for supercapacitors by combining metal nitride electrodes with thin sheets of graphene. According to Phys.org, Hui Huang from A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology and his…read more

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High Temperature Resistant, Thermal Conductive System Meets ASTM E595 Specifications

November 23rd, 2015

Master Bond’s MasterSil 972TC-LO, a high temperature resistant, thermally conductive system, now meets the requirements for low outgassing per ASTM E595 specifications. “MasterSil 972TC-LO is an insulator that has a thermal conductivity of 7-9 BTU•in/ft²•hr•°F…read more

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New Adhesive Materials with Jet Dispense and Snap Cure Abilities

November 16th, 2015

Recently, Techsil announced new jettable conductive adhesives with improved conductivity. According to Techsil, these adhesive materials have a high speed production because of their Jet dispense and snap cure abilities. “The new Elecolit® silver filled…read more

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New Medical-grade Silver-Silver Chloride Ink and Coating for Sensors

November 6th, 2015

Creative Materials, Inc. has recently presented 113-09(S), a new medical-grade silver-silver chloride (Ag-AgCl) ink and coating for sensors, ECG, EEG, TENS and defibrillator electrodes. According to Creative Materials, 113-09(S) is chemical-resistant and designed with aging…read more

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New Option for LCD to Printed Circuit Board Connections

October 29th, 2015

Fujipoly recently introduced the Series 5002 Silver Zebra connector. The connector is a low-cost, long-life option for LCD to printed circuit board connections, and can be used as a board to board connector where space…read more

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Thermoplastically Deformable Electronic Circuits to Improve LEDs

October 27th, 2015

This week, at the Meeting of the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS 2015), CMST and imec (a lab at Ghent University) will present a new thermoplastically deformable electronic circuit. This circuit enables low…read more

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Researchers Send De-ionized Water Within Few Hundred Microns of Transistors

October 20th, 2015

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have announced a breakthrough in increasing processing power. “Their innovative design involves sending liquid coolant—in the form of de-ionized water—through microfluidic passages within a few hundred microns of…read more

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Graphene-based Inks Yield Low Cost and High Speed Printing in Electronics

October 20th, 2015

A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge, along with the Cambridge-based company Novalia, have produced new graphene-based inks which could lead to high-speed manufacturing of printed electronics. The method involves adding graphene and…read more

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New Thermal Management Material for Semiconductors

October 19th, 2015

Honeywell Electronic Materials has announced the availability of a new thermal management material for semiconductors – the Honeywell PTM6000 Phase Change Material (PCM). The PTM6000 was designed to meet both high performance needs and long…read more

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One-component Epoxy Cures at 200-220°F

October 19th, 2015

Master Bond introduces a new one-component epoxy, the Master Bond EP17HT-100, which is resistant to high temperatures and cures in 60-90 minutes at 200-220 degrees Fahrenheit. The EP17HT-100 is ideal for bonding, encapsulation, potting and…read more

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Company Acquires New Division to Increase Growth Opportunities

October 12th, 2015

Creative Materials, Inc, a manufacturer of adhesives, conductive inks and coatings, has announced its acquisition of Noelle Industries. Noelle Industries manufactures adhesive, coatings, encapsulants, potting compounds and more. “Their products are specialty-formulated epoxies, urethanes, silicones…read more

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