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Posts Tagged: AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS develops composite battery casings for battery swap system

Spanish plastics firm AIMPLAS is working on structural battery casings for a battery swap system intended for lightweight EVs. The casings are made of recyclable, long-fiber thermoplastic composites that are flame-retardant and designed to protect the battery from electromagnetic interference (EMI). “Thermoplastic matrix composites could play a key role in industry in the 21st century… Read more »

AIMPLAS plans more efficient transformation processes for battery casing composites

The VETERIA21 Project is aimed at developing new and more efficient transformation processes for thermoplastic composites used in EV battery casings. With funding from Spain’s Valencia Regional Government and implementation by Spain-based plastics company AIMPLAS, the VETERIA21 project aims to replace metal casings with thermoplastic composites. The company says thermoplastic composites provide several advantages, including… Read more »