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Pilot line production of nanocomposite based thermal interface material for electronic application

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Coordinator CHALMERS TEKNISKA HÖGSKOLA AKTIEBOLAG - Institutionen för mikroteknologi och nanovetenskap
Funding from Vinnova SEK 295 770
Project duration April 2015 - March 2017
Status Completed
Venture Eurostars

Purpose and goal

The aim of the project is to develop a pilot volume production equipment of a new thermal interface material for introduction to the market. Chalmers´ task was to evaluate samples from the new pilot production machine. The samples from the new machine exhibit similar properties as earlier samples from the lab machine, have excellent thermal conductivity, and are at the same time stable under intensive thermal cycling. Our work has influenced the production process and material choices, and extracted data critical for showing that the material has a place in the market.

Expected results and effects

The experimental results show that the new machine is capable of producing material with the same high quality as earlier results with the lab scale machine. The material is expected to reach a commercial market within one year. The scientific work within this project has contributed to two conference articles and one journal article. In addition, one more article on the experimental results is in preparation.

Planned approach and implementation

Further development of the material is constantly happening, and additional products developed for specific application can be expected in the future. Further research will investigate additional types of fiber and metal combinations to create composites with tailored properties for specific applications, in collaboration with industry.

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Last updated 14 May 2019

Reference number 2015-01270

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