Want to save some weight? Silicone foam can help

Decrease your density with silicone foam. Elkem Silicones’ commitment to sustainability, waste reduction, and improved efficiency are foundational principles to shape the future. Silicone chemistry is naturally formulated to protect against chemical and environmental conditions yielding prolonged product longevity. Low...

/ November 4, 2019
RT Foam Dispensing

Scale-up your battery pack design with silicone thermal management materials

In this article, we will try to answer the question: why does thermal management materials processing performances (processability, pot life, curing speed) matter that much for battery pack scale-up? By giving you some insights on the EV industrialization challenges and some...

/ November 2, 2019
Thermally conductive thermal management materials

How to test thermally conductive materials for H&EV battery ?

In their overall approach to improving the performance of electric vehicles, automotive manufacturers have focused on several related issues, in particular, power efficiency of engine control systems, fast-charging batteries for greater autonomy and vehicle weight reduction. In this presentation, we will...

/ October 30, 2019
Clean silicone production

Low volatiles content in silicones: a field of continuous improvement

Whether you are an OEM design engineer working on a battery thermal management project for your next EV model, or a non-specialist involved in the decision process of sourcing thermal management materials… you probably landed here because of your reading...

/ October 28, 2019

Is adhesion important for thermal conduction in your battery pack?

Let’s talk about the adhesion performances of thermal management materials! In this blog post, we will dig deeper into why thermally conductive adhesives are an important point of focus for battery engineers. If you’ve downloaded our eBook on Battery Thermal Management, you...

/ October 26, 2019
Lightweight Battery Pack

Which thermal management material for lightweight battery packs?

Lightweight Thermal Management Materials Reducing weight is a major challenge for EV designers and manufacturers in their quest to reduce power consumption, but also to increase autonomy, which is today the biggest stumbling block for end consumer acceptance.Silicone foams may...

/ October 22, 2019

Lightweight battery cells protection materials for H&EV

In their overall approach to improving the performance of electric vehicles, automotive manufacturers have focused on several related issues, in particular, the power efficiency of engine control systems and fast-charging batteries for greater autonomy and vehicle weight reduction. In this presentation, we...

/ October 21, 2019

Which thermal management factors impact your battery performances?

In this blog post, we will succinctly summarize the main factors that come into play in battery performance: Thermal Management, Thermal Shock, Fast Charging and Battery Capacity & Lifespan and choice of Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs). At the end of this...

/ October 19, 2019

How battery pack heat management enhance performances of H&EV?

In this presentation, we will succinctly summarize the main factors that come into play in limiting heat fluctuations in battery performance: why batteries are a critical technology for all types of electric and hybrid vehicles, the importance of battery temperature...

/ October 15, 2019
Modern lithium ion battery technology concept. Metal Li-Ion battery cells with electric vehicle battery pack on black background. 3d illustration.

Which challenges for H&EV Batteries Thermal Performance?

Electric Vehicles adoption factors almost all focus on the same thing: efficiency and safety of batteries, and the ability to charge it regularly, easily and quickly. This raises the central question to any Battery Designer: What can actually limit the efficiency of...

/ October 12, 2019