Originally made for ceramic fiberboards and other ceramic-based materials in heaters, ovens and furnaces in the automotive, electronics and plastics industries, this single-part, water-dispersed, ceramic-silicone sealant is now used for sealing high-temperature motor windings. It has moisture resistance and dielectric properties to 1100F (593C). Applied by brush, roller or spray equipment, it has a viscosity of 600-1,200 cps. It can dry in less than an hour at room temperature and cure fully at 450F in 30-60 minutes. It has a solids content of 40 percent and a theoretical coverage rate of 535 ft2 per gallon at 1 mil. It has no volatile organic compounds, is non-flammable and environmentally safe. It comes from stock in pint, quart, and gallon containers.
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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