Cabot Corporation has developed a new ENTERA aerogel particles portfolio with three aerogel products that formulators can incorporate into thermal barrier blankets, pads, sheets, films, foams and coatings. ENTERA aerogel particles are thermal insulation additives that provide “ultra-thin” thermal barriers for lithium-ion EV batteries. Cabot ENTERA aerogel particles comply with EV safety regulations such as… Read more »
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Cabot to open battery material technology center in Europe
Cabot has announced plans to establish a new technology center in Münster, Germany which will focus on its battery material development. The EMEA Technology Center is expected to commence operations by April 2023, and a planned expansion is to be completed in 2024. “We already have established conductive carbon additive (CCA) manufacturing and commercial capabilities… Read more »
Cabot to invest in US conductive carbon additives capacity for EV battery applications
Specialty chemicals company Cabot plans to invest approximately $200 million in US conductive carbon additives (CCA) capacity over the next five years to enhance its market position and support the transition to EVs. CCAs are used to provide sufficient electrical conductivity to active battery materials, and Cabot’s portfolio includes conductive carbons, carbon nanotubes, carbon nanostructures and blended CCAs. The company says the first… Read more »
Cabot launches new performance additive for lithium-ion batteries
The Boston-based specialty chemical company announced the launch of the new LITX50™ carbon conductive additive, designed to increase the power and energy of lithium-ion batteries.