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Posts Tagged: Saint-Gobain

How to design adaptable Li-ion packs for changing EV safety regulations: Getting ahead of thermal runaway

Increasing global adoption of EVs is putting the spotlight on safety features for these next-generation vehicles. There are some inherent risks involved with the use of lithium-ion batteries, as instability in one cell/battery can increase the temperature of the cell and create an explosion and/or fire, causing irreparable damage. Considering the presence of many cells… Read more »

Saint-Gobain’s RENCOL Thermoclad bi-metallic tolerance ring for EV motors

Saint-Gobain‘s first bi-metallic tolerance ring, RENCOL Thermoclad, is designed to help automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers achieve heat transfer properties in EV motor applications, cutting down on the manufacturing time and space required by adhesives or heat-shrink press-fit. The company says RENCOL Thermoclad’s thermal transfer coefficient is competitive with leading adhesives, yet does not… Read more »