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3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Materials (118 suppliers)

Additive Manufacturing Materials are the materials used in additive manufacturing machines to make the parts. The materials are most commonly plastic but can also be metal, or ceramic or even organic. Plastic is often in the form of filament or uv cured resin, and sometimes as a powder. Metal is most often in powder form. Ceramic may be in power or in clay form.

Aerogels (11 suppliers)

Aerogels have a pore structure on the nanometer scale. Silica, aerogel's pore network (2 to 50 nm), accounts for 95% of the material's volume. The pore network makes aerogels the lightest solid due to its low density.

Armor and Ballistic Shielding (91 suppliers)

Armor materials and ballistic shielding are made of ceramics, high-strength fiber textiles, specialty alloys, and composite materials that are resistant to explosions, blast debris, shrapnel and high-velocity projectiles.

Conductive Compounds (190 suppliers)

Conductive compounds provide an electrically and/or thermally conductive path between components.

Conformal Coatings (138 suppliers)

Conformal coatings encapsulate circuit boards and their electronic components in order to prevent the ingress of moisture, fungus, dust and other environmental contaminants.

Electrical and Electronic Resins (499 suppliers)

Electrical and electronic resins includes adhesives, greases, pads, stock shapes, tapes, encapsulants, potting compounds, thermal interface materials, and electrically conductive substances used in electrical, electronics, and semiconductor applications.

Electrical Contact and Electrode Materials (765 suppliers)

Components and materials consisting of a high conductivity, soft & oxidation resistant material often with a second phase to provide anti-welding and/or arc-resistance. Utilized in circuit breakers, relays and for EDM applications.

Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Materials (482 suppliers)

Electrical insulation and dielectric materials includes various forms of materials that surround and protect electrical conductors and prevent unwanted current flow, leakage or crosstalk.

Encapsulants and Potting Compounds (234 suppliers)

Encapsulants and potting compounds are resins or adhesives that are used to encapsulate circuit boards and semiconductors, fill containers of electronic components, and infiltrate electrical coils. They provide environmental protection, electrical insulation and other specialized characteristics.

Explosives and Energetic Materials (40 suppliers)

Explosives and energetic materials store and rapidly release large amounts of energy for demolition, munitions, missile propulsion, and explosive-forming applications.

Fuel Cell Stacks (24 suppliers)

Fuel cell stacks and assemblies consist of individual fuel cells that are combined either in series to provide a higher usable voltage, or in parallel to provide a higher usable current

Insulating Varnishes and Impregnating Resins (36 suppliers)

Insulating varnishes and impregnating resins are designed for applications that require a low-viscosity resin or varnish for coil impregnation or magnet wire coating insulation. The resin may infiltrate the coil or electrical device through dipping, trick

Nanomaterials (255 suppliers)

Nanomaterials have features or particle sizes in the range of 1 to 100 nm.

Optical Crystals (190 suppliers)

Optical crystals are transparent in different spectral regions, depending upon the crystal material.

Plating Chemicals and Anodizing Chemicals (110 suppliers)

Plating chemical and anodizing chemicals include metal salts, formula additives, and other consumables for the electrodeposition, electroless plating, electroplating and anodized layer formation.

Pressure Indicating Films (11 suppliers)

Pressure indicating films use microencapsulated inks or transfer coatings to visually indicate, measure, and/or map the contact stress or pressure changes across a surface. They consist of one or two sheets and have separate color-forming and color-developing layers.

Radar Absorbing Materials (10 suppliers)

Radar absorbing materials and structures are designed to absorb radar waves and convert them to heat. Because these radar waves are not returned, radar absorbing materials (RAM) and radar absorbing structures (RAS) provide a reduced signature for detection.

Radiation Shielding (61 suppliers)

Radiation shielding is used to block or attenuate the intensity of alpha particles (helium atoms), beta particles (electrons), X-ray radiation, and gamma radiation (energetic electromagnetic radiation).

Semiconducting Materials (234 suppliers)

Semiconductors (metalloids) or semiconductor materials are used to fabricate microelectronic and optoelectronic devices such as transistors, photodetectors or solar cells.

Superconductors and Superconducting Materials (21 suppliers)

Superconductors and superconducting materials conduct electricity without resistance.

Thermal Compounds and Thermal Interface Materials (198 suppliers)

Thermal compounds and thermal interface materials form a thermally conductive layer on a substrate, between components or within a finished product.

Thick Film Materials (23 suppliers)

Thick film materials are metal conductor pastes or dielectric ceramic pastes. They are screen printed and fired to produce circuits, resistors, capacitors, and interconnects for electronic devices on ceramic substrates.

Thin Film Materials (207 suppliers)

Thin film materials are high purity materials and chemicals such as precursor gases, sputtering targets, or evaporation filaments used to form or modify thin film deposits and substrates.

Vulcanized Fibre and Fish Paper (24 suppliers)

Vulcanized fibre and fish paper are unique and versatile engineering materials based on cellulose or cotton fibers, which have been in use for over one hundred years for mechanical and electrical applications.


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