Automotive

New Adhesives Ideal for Bonding and Encapsulating Semiconductors

August 24th, 2015

DELO introduces new one-component epoxy resins that can withstand temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius. These new anhydride-based adhesives are ideal for bonding and encapsulating sensors and semiconductors, according to the company. The adhesives were…read more

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TIM with EMI Absorption Capabilities Announced

August 24th, 2015

Henkel introduces the first ever low-stress thermal interface material with EMI absorption capabilities, known as the Gap Pad EMI 1.0. “The latest in its line of BERGQUIST GAP PAD products, Henkel’s GAP PAD EMI 1.0…read more

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University Joins Research Project to Develop Heat-resistant Electrical Systems for Vehicles

August 11th, 2015

The University of Arkansas announces it will help lead an $18.5 million dollar engineering research center to develop new electrical systems for vehicles that are more powerful, efficient and heat-resistant. The university houses a 7,000-square-foot…read more

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Penn State Engineers Developed New Heat-Resistant Polymer

August 11th, 2015

A group of Penn State engineers have produced lightweight, flexible dielectric polymers that are heat resistant and easily manufactured. Because of its resistance to heat, the new polymer is ideal for use in power electronics…read more

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New Material to Decrease Energy Usage in Electronics

August 4th, 2015

Researchers have determined that gallium nitride (GaN) could become the next best semiconductor for electronics because it would immensely cut energy usage. Cambridge Electronics Inc. (CEI) has announced a new line of GaN transistors and…read more

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German Associations to Research Efficient Car Battery Charging

June 30th, 2015

A group of companies and universities in Germany will research how car batteries can be charged more efficiently for a project called Luftstrom.  The project focuses on using new semiconductors and water cooling to increase…read more

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Liquid-cooled Superchargers Yield Faster Charging for Electric Cars

June 23rd, 2015

Tesla Motors introduces new liquid-cooled supercharging stations for its electric cars that offer faster charging and increase traveling range. Tesla’s Model S luxury sedan can now charge fully in only 30 minutes and its range…read more

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New Gap Filler Improves Heat Management in Automotive Electronics

May 20th, 2015

Dow Corning introduces the TC-4525, a thermally conductive gap filler that offers advanced heat management in automotive electronics. This gap filler is two-part silicone, soft, compressible and cost-effective. It can be used directly from its…read more

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Thermal Simulation to Improve LED Car Headlight Design

January 13th, 2015

Structural changes to LED headlights have generally been adding to the complexity of  its production, according to researchers. Certain car models come with a few choices of headlights, such as the new Audi TT which…read more

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Scientists Discover New Benefits of Graphene

January 5th, 2015

Scientists from Manchester University have discovered graphene can be used to harvest hydrogen from air and improve efficiency of solar cells. The scientists discovered that thin layers of Graphene can separate hydrogen from air using…read more

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Plastic Compounds Lower Weight of Automobiles by 50 Percent

November 10th, 2014

RTP Company announces its new thermally conductive compounds that reduce the weight in vehicles by replacing metal in the heating and cooling systems. “The automotive market is putting more emphasis on eliminating metals in order…read more

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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

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Partnership Leads to Success in Development of New Converter

September 19th, 2014

Calyos, a new company that specializes in 2-phase cooling solutions of electronics, has partnered with Alstom Transport to develop a railway converter named the CIPLIX Traction Coffer.  From September 23-26, Calyos will be in Berlin…read more

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One-Component TIMs Suit Aerospace, Automotive and Semiconductor Industries

August 7th, 2014

Techsil now offers two new one-component thermal interface materials suitable for heat management in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, medical, semiconductor and power. TIM11021 is a one-part grey paste silicone non-curing compound that…read more

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