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Momentive at K 2016: Showcases Polymer Modifiers to Enhance Thermal Conductivity

Published on 2016-10-26. Author : SpecialChem

WATERFORD, N.Y. -- Momentive Performance Materials is featuring ceramic powders that can advance the performance of plastics at K 2016 Trade Fair, Oct. 19-26, held in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Polartherm, CoolFlow and CoolFX - Solutions for Improved Thermal Conductivity

CoolFlow Momentive

The portfolio of powders includes Polartherm, CoolFlow and CoolFX hybrids and other ceramic products. These materials are innovative solutions for improved thermal conductivity, lubrication, nucleation and processing.

Polartherm - Key Features and Benefits

  • Thermal Conductor
  • Electrical insulator
  • High temperature stability
  • Inert and chemically stable

Momentive's CoolFX hybrid polymer modifiers are the next generation of materials to provide step-change improvements in cost and performance for thermal management applications. Developed to meet the needs of both OEMs and compounders, these hybrid fillers offer improved physical properties and easier processing, with more consistent feeding versus traditional boron nitride fillers.

Furthermore, these hybrid fillers can be a more cost-effective solution for thermal management applications, because they can achieve high thermal conductivities at lower BN loadings. Compared with base resins, compounds made from CoolFX hybrid polymer modifiers typically have faster in-mold cooling and can be molded on shorter cycles, enabling improved press utilization and consequently higher productivity.

Learn more about these and many other Momentive specialty materials, technologies and applications by visiting the Momentive Ceramics team in Booth 6B15 at K 2016.

About Momentive

Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is among global leaders in silicones and advanced materials, with a 75-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life. The Company delivers science-based solutions by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of MPM Holdings Inc.
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Source: Momentive
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