The evolution of the H&EV industry
The H&EV industry is growing exponentially with production doubling every year. The main challenge for H&EV automakers is to ensure that the electrical and electronic parts in these new-generation vehicles are efficient, reliable and safe. Silicones play an essential role in producing high-performance H&EVs since they are used in a wide range of solutions for the assembly, integrity and protection of critical parts in these new vehicles.
To best manage the heat insulation and heat conductivity of batteries in Hybrid & Electric Vehicles (H&EV), Elkem Silicones offers silicone solutions to protect these sensitive components in the vehicles of the future. The new Elkem Silicones eBook provides key information to automotive industry actors to enable them to understand how material science works against heat issues and why it is essential to improve their competitiveness.
What will you learn in this eBook?
- The role of material science in thermal management
- Polyurethanes, epoxy or silicones? A comparative table
- Why silicone materials are a must for your battery pack
About Elkem Silicones
Elkem Silicones has more than 3,100 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is one of the world's leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 9 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 11 R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles. www.silicones.elkem.com
About Elkem ASA
Founded in 1904, Elkem is one of the world's leading suppliers of silicon-based advanced materials with operations throughout the value chain from quartz to specialty silicones, as well as attractive market positions in specialty ferrosilicon alloys and carbon materials. Elkem is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange, and is headquartered in Oslo. The company has 6200 employees with 27 production sites and sales offices in a total of 28 countries worldwide. In 2018 Elkem had revenues of 25.9 billion NOK. To learn more, please visit www.elkem.com