PPG will collaborate with DOE’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to develop computer-based models of the aging characteristics of a variety of next-generation adhesives designed to join lightweight materials.
September 13, 2019
PPG recently announced that it has been selected for a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) partnership that will use supercomputing resources to accelerate the development and testing of structural adhesives for vehicles built from lightweight materials.
The Kipping award was established in 1960 by Dow Corning Corp. to commemorate the achievements of Prof. Frederic Stanley Kipping.
September 12, 2019
Gelest, Inc. recently announced that Barry Arkles, Ph.D., founder, president, and chief technology officer, is the recipient of the American Chemical Society 2020 Frederic Stanley Kipping Award in Silicon Chemistry.
Henkel materials specialists have reportedly developed novel formulations that allow for large-scale production at high speed, reduce the risk of thermal event-related safety concerns, and enable various battery architectures.
September 6, 2019
At the 2019 Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, which will be held September 10-12 in Novi, Mich., Henkel reports that it will display its latest material technologies for cost-effective high-volume assembly, protection, and thermal control of next-generation electric vehicle (EV) battery systems.
Microdispensing enables state-of-the-art manufacturing processes in industries such as electronics and increases the service life of individual components. Adhesives, sealants, potting compounds, or heat-conductive pastes can be efficiently processed in myriad applications.
The investigation reportedly shows that reworkable adhesives can enhance the board-level reliability of large WLPs, even for harsh environment applications.
August 23, 2019
At the SMTA International 2019 technical conference, which will be held September 22-26 in Rosemont, Ill., Portland State University and Zymet will present their investigations on enhancing the board-level reliability of large wafer-level packages (WLPs) for harsh environment applications.
Leading global manufacturers of wind energy systems and coatings are reportedly members of the consortium involved with the DURALEDGE project.
August 22, 2019
Covestro recently announced that it is serving as a key raw materials partner in a consortium managed by the Technical University of Denmark that is currently carrying out a research project called DURALEDGE (from durable leading edges) to investigate erosion mechanisms and develop new coatings to permanently protect rotor blades.
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