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Posted: Oct 05, 2010
FutureCarbon Shows Materials of the Future at JEC Asia
(Nanowerk News) FutureCarbon, the leading producer of carbon super-composites based in Germany, is making an appearance at this year's JEC Asia show from October 12 through 14 in Singapore. FutureCarbon intends to demonstrate an increasing focus on SEA markets.
FutureCarbon is expanding its international sales activities, and at the JEC Composites Asia show will be demonstrating material technologies of the future in pavilion 6 on booth H7.
Keynote products of the company's showing are CarboShield, CarboGran and Carbo e-Therm.
In CarboShield FutureCarbon has succeeded in developing a coating for application to surfaces that will effectively guard rooms/spaces or technical installations against electromagnetic radiation. Unlike conventional shielding materials that reflect, CarboShield absorbs electromagnetic radiation, i.e. the radiation enters into the material and not backscattered and is consequently extinguished. Just a very thin, singular coating of CarboShield is highly effective over a very wide frequency range. The attenuation or extinction properties called for can be set quite arbitrarily through the layer structure. CarboShield is consequently suitable for all applications in which electromagnetic radiation needs to be effectively suppressed, ensuring the reliability and functionality of sensitive technical devices for example, safeguarding humans and animals against exposure to radiation, or even maintaining information security by preventing electromagnetic espionage.
CarboGran is a redispersing and dustfree granulate of carbon nanoparticles, typically used as an additive to create specific electric conductivity in materials. Unlike pure CNTs, CarboGran can be worked by the simplest means, by standard industrial processes into different matrix systems such as solvents or binding agents, polymers, thermoplastics, etc. Because of its free flowing, CarboGran is easily dosed, and electric material properties are very easily matched to the particular requirements. Added to varnishes, resinous systems, adhesives, mortar and the like or as a coating, CarboGran serves for ATEX-conformant electrostatic discharge.
In Carbo e-Therm FutureCarbon presents a high-efficiency, electrically heated coating for low voltage, suitable for use in the automobile industry, aerospace, the construction industry, mechanical and plant engineering. The heated coating can be applied to very different surfaces and materials like plastics, metals, building materials, etc. Carbo e-Therm is used to implement innovative heating systems in automobiles for example, to generate the necessary process heat for industrial foodstuff production, to install wall and floor heating in buildings, or to prevent the formation of condensation in electric installations.
FutureCarbon specializes in the development and manufacture of carbon nanomaterials and their refinement to create what are called carbon supercomposites, primary products for further industrial processing. Carbon supercomposites are combinations of materials that unfold the special characteristics of carbon nanomaterials in the macroscopic world of real applications. All of our materials are manufactured on an industrial scale.