Materials, Compounds, Adhesives, Substrates

New Conductive Adhesives and Inks Announced

March 9th, 2015

Creative Materials, Inc. introduces electrically conductive adhesives and inks that are custom-designed for wearable electronics. Some of these products include the 125-19FS, the 120-07, and the 124-33. The 125-19FS is a conductive ink that is…read more

Nutella used as a Thermal Paste

February 20th, 2015

On February 5, which was World Nutella Day, Cool Master celebrated the hazelnut-chocolate spread by using Nutella as a thermal paste. The firm heated the Nutella first and cleaned the CPU before applying the spread.…read more

UV-cured Adhesive Increases Reliability in Assembly of Electronics

February 9th, 2015

Engineered Materials Systems, Inc. introduces a new UV cure adhesive, the 535-11M-3. The 535-11M-3 is a non-conductive, low-outgassing, flexible adhesive that eliminates “crowning” of sliders in Head Gimbal Assemblies. This flexible and strong adhesive does not contain antimony…read more

Thermally Stable and Optically Clear Epoxy Introduced

February 9th, 2015

Master Bond Inc. introduces its EP62-1LPSP, an optically clear and low viscosity epoxy which features a long open time at room temperature. This epoxy bonds well to many substrates such as composites, metals, glass and…read more

New Epoxy Offers Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

January 12th, 2015

Master Bond announces its EP42HT-2LTE, a two part room temperature curing epoxy. This epoxy is ideal for use in bonding, sealing, coating and casting applications in the aerospace, electronic, optical and specialty OEM industries. The…read more

Research Group at U-Michigan Develops Heat-conducting Plastic

December 16th, 2014

A research team from the University of Michigan has developed a heat-conducting plastic that bends 10 times better than previous materials. Plastic is a favorable material for electronic devices because it is lightweight, flexible and…read more

Experiments Demonstrate Graphene is 10 times Stronger than Steel

December 9th, 2014

A research group from Rice University and the University of Massachusetts have discovered that graphene, one of the strongest materials in the world, is 10 times stronger than steel and can stop a speeding bullet.…read more

Company offers Thermoplastic Compounds Solutions

December 9th, 2014

There is a reported global shortage of Polyetherimide (PEI) and RTP Company offers a solution with its thermoplastic compounds as a practical alternative to the polymer. Engineers from RTP Company have produced and modified these…read more

Company Introduces Low Outgassing Epoxy

November 24th, 2014

The Master Bond EP17HT-LO has just been introduced by Master Bond Inc. This product is a low outgassing “one part epoxy for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications.” This epoxy is capable of operating in…read more

Scientists Produce Beneficial Materials for Optoelectronics

November 24th, 2014

Last month, scientists announced Molybdenum Disulfide MoS2 as a new successor to graphene and better material due to its low electrical resistance, high thermal conductivity and its ability to be stretched. Scientists have just introduced…read more

Graphene Coatings Increase Thermal Conductivity of Plastics

November 10th, 2014

A group of researchers and engineers have discovered that by adding a graphene coating to materials, the thermal conductivity of the materials increases by 600 times. In the group’s experiment, a common plastic called PET,…read more

Lab Safety Improved with Quick Disconnect Couplings on Caps

November 10th, 2014

Colder Products Company introduces its BQ45GL series – 45mm caps with integrated quick disconnect couplings, which is a first in the market. “Adding quick disconnects to media bottles enhances the user experience when using laboratory…read more

Dissolvable Materials Look Toward ‘Greener’ Future

October 28th, 2014

A research group, lead by John A. Rogers, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has produced dissolvable circuits and sensors. These devices are made from silicon and can dissolve completely when immersed in water…read more

Gasoline and Diesel Fueled Vehicles and Instruments See Increased Fuel Efficiency in Near Future

October 27th, 2014

A new thermoelectric material to increase fuel efficiency has been introduced by GMZ Energy. The material is called Hafnium-free p-type half-Heusler and costs less to produce than previous materials. This material also has an improved…read more