Aremco's newest epoxy, made for bonding applications to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (204 degrees Celsius), is a two-part, aluminum-nitride-filled epoxy that bonds well to high-temperature plastics such as polyimides and composites, and glass, ceramic, and high-expansion metals. It cures in 2 hours at 200F, or in 24 hours at room temperature. The cured material has a tensile shear strength of 1,375 psi, a thermal conductivity of 8.5 BTU-in/hr-ft2 - Fahrenheit, dielectric strength of 240 V/mil, and good corrosion protection. It comes in pint, quart, gallon and five-gallon containers. It is geared toward bonding heat sinks and fins in heat exchangers and electrical/electronic assemblies. Aremco Products Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/4928-614
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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