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>1M EVs on the road today, protected by Elkem Silicones
Safety and reliability in EV Battery Packs
As a leader in silicone solutions for EV battery protection, Elkem Silicones understands that safety and reliability are critical parameters when designing an EV battery pack. 2021 is a transitional landmark year in EV and Elkem Silicones is proud to offer proven battery thermal management solutions in over 1 million EVs on the road today.
To protect the battery pack in an EV, design engineers must consider thermal insulation to manage heating of the cells and thermal conductance to dissipate heat. Elkem offers robust and lightweight silicone solutions, flexible in cure chemistry for optimized processing, and mechanical integrity for safety and reliability.
Advantages to our solutions include:
- Water proofing (corrosion resistance)
- High voltage protection
- Dielectric strength
- Thermal insulation or thermal conductance
- Flammability resistance
- Noise reduction and Vibration dampening
Elkem is vertically integrated from silicon to silicone, specializing in solutions for E-Mobility. With over 70 years experience in automotive applications, we take pride in our agility to innovate into emerging markets to create a sustainable future.
Our team provides silicone solutions in EV for applications including:
- Battery thermal management
- Sensor protection
- Electronic motors
- Power modules
In the United States, Elkem has R&D manufacturing in York, South Carolina and a new EV applications lab in California. We understand that material selection and requirements are specific to the battery design, please contact us for a technical discussion on the most ideal solutions to meet your application needs.
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 (ticker code: ELK) and is headquartered in Oslo. The company has more than 6,370 employees with 29 production sites and an extensive network of sales offices worldwide. In 2019 Elkem had revenues of NOK 22.7 billion.
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