silicone

Shin-Etsu Chemical Develops Silicone Rubber Sheet for Heat Dissipation in EVs

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) recently announced that it has developed the TC-BGI Series – a silicone rubber sheet made to serve as a thermal interface in electric vehicle (EV) parts, which are continuing to trend toward higher voltage. The new product takes the form of a hard, thermal-interface silicone rubber sheet that combines good levels of voltage resistance and...

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Shin-Etsu Chemical to Hike Prices on All Silicone Products by 10%

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) announced on April 11 that it will be raising domestic and overseas prices alike for all of its silicone products. Prices here are set to rise by 10 percent, with the change applying to shipments for May onward. Explaining its decision here, the major silicone rubber products manufacturer noted that silicon metal – the key...

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Asahi Rubber Develops CNT-Filled Silicone Rubber Composite Alongside GSI Creos

Rubber manufacturer Asahi Rubber Inc. has worked with a partner to develop silicone rubber with cup-stacked carbon nanotubes (CSCNTs) dispersed throughout, creating a material that combines high conductivity with optimal hardness. Following a long period of demonstration testing, the new material is set to be used in auto parts that remain usable even under harsh outdoor conditions, and will start...

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Shin-Etsu Chemical to Increase Prices of All Silicone Products Worldwide

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) is set to raise prices both in Japan and abroad for all silicone products handled by the company’s silicone division. Most prices here will rise by between 10 and 20 percent, although some will increase by even more. The new prices will apply to products shipping from October onward. Shin-Etsu Chemical previously announced price revisions...

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Shin-Etsu Chemical to Hike Prices on Silicone Products Starting Next Month

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) recently announced that it is planning to increase the price of all of its silicone products. This price hike will come into effect starting with shipments made in April, and will see prices rise by 10–20 percent. Commenting on the price increase, Shin-Etsu Chemical noted how the cost of silicon metal – the main raw...

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Shin-Etsu Chemical Develops New Silicone Materials for Heat Dissipation in EVs, Hybrids

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) has developed a range of new silicone materials for heat dissipation, and is targeting these toward use in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). With the global automotive sector moving toward electrification at an increasing pace, the market is seeing more advanced and diverse demands for heat countermeasures in the likes of lithium-ion...

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