Dow has introduced its DOWSIL CC-2588 Conformal Coating, a tough, abrasion-resistant silicone-based material that protects printed circuit boards (PCBs) and electronic components against high humidity and corrosion. The coating is virtually odorless and emits extremely low amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). CC-2588 cures at room temperature for reduced energy consumption, supports spraying for higher… Read more »
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Sponsored by DOW Dow Silicones Help Optimize Reliability and Accuracy of ADAS Sensors Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are designed to increase vehicle safety and support autonomous driving by acting as extra sets of eyes. These sophisticated electronics help drivers spot obstacles and risks, maneuver and park more easily, take action to avoid or mitigate… Read more »
Chemical giant Dow has introduced three new silicone technologies for EV electronics applications. The products—DOWSIL TC-2035 CV Adhesive, DOWSIL TC-4551 CV Gap Filler and DOWSIL TC-4060 GB250 Thermal Gel—are designed for reliable performance, high thermal conductivity, efficient heat dissipation and easy processing. “EVs require material technologies that optimize their sophisticated electronics, including power electronics and… Read more »
Dow’s new DOWSIL EC-6601 Electrically Conductive Adhesive is a silicone adhesive that’s designed for electromagnetic compatibility. It combines shielding against electromagnetic interference across a range of frequencies with durable mechanical and conductive properties over time. Dow showcased the new adhesive at a recent battery expo, along with the company’s EA-4700 CV Adhesive, which bonds metals… Read more »
Industrial giant Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW) has sold its interest in battery manufacturer Dow Kokam to MBP Investors LLC, an affiliate of Townsend Ventures. Dow Kokam makes large-format nickel manganese cobalt (NMC) lithium-ion cells and systems for the fleet transportation, stationary storage and industrial markets. The company’s Midland Battery Park in Michigan includes one of… Read more »
The new material could serve as a “drop-in” upgrade for existing iron phosphate-based materials in cells using existing electrolyte and anode combinations.
Ford’s goal is to reduce the weight of new cars and trucks by up to 750 pounds by the end of the decade, and carbon fiber components could be a big part of their strategy.