DuPont Mobility & Materials reports that it has received a silver Edison Award in the Sustainability category for its range of Betaforce 2800 TC thermally conductive structural adhesives.

Named after Thomas Alva Edison, the Edison Awards recognizes innovative new products, services, and business leaders.

Betaforce TC thermal-conductive 2K adhesives can significantly reduce the number of  omponents needed for battery pack assembly and allow for the fast dispensing needed to support high volume production. Recently the adhesive was used in developing a bonding material to speed up charging of the Audi e-tron electric vehicle (EV).The battery is able to maintain an optimal temperature during charging and driving, DuPont said.

‘Sustainability is important to our organization and innovations that support reduced CO2 emissions are crucial to advances in evolving mobility platforms,’ said Andreas Lutz, global technology leader at DuPont.

‘Betaforce 2800 TC thermally conductive structural adhesives is a groundbreaking and environmentally-friendly contribution to the automotive industry, and that's ultimately why they were chosen as a winner in the Sustainability: Environmentally Friendly category,’ said Edison Universe executive director Frank Bonafilia.

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