2013-06-18

Dow Corning Expands Thermal Management Options with Two Products Offering Optimized Rheology for Electronics Applications

Source: Courtesy of Dow Corning   As electronics designers and manufacturers continue to move toward smaller, faster and higher performing devices, the challenge of thermal management is steadily mounting. Less board space and increased operating frequencies are raising temperatures, and risking reduced device performance and reliability over time. To help electronics designers and manufacturers address these thermal challenges, Dow Corning is introducing two advanced new products to its proven line of Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs):  Dow Corning® T...
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2013-06-18

Dow Corning’s New Dispensable Thermal Pads Raise Performance, Lower System Costs for LED Lighting Applications

Source: Courtesy of Dow Corning   Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation,today introduced to the Asian market new Dow Corning® Dispensable Thermal Pads, an innovative newtechnology developed for more cost-effectivethermal management in LED lighting applications. The new silicone materials now enable LED lamp and luminaire manufacturers to quickly and precisely print a layer of thermally conductive silicone compound in controllable thicknesses on complex substrate shapes, while ensuring excellent thermal management...
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2013-05-15

Dow Corning Sees Projected Global Growth of LED Lighting Linked to Adoption of Advanced Optical Silicones

While conventional LED materials enabled the start-up and initial development of the industry, higher performing products such as silicones can help solid-state lighting meet more challenging performance requirements for fast-growing applications like streetlights, office illumination and architectural lighting. "Dow Corning’s global lighting customers are concerned that emerging LED applications are quickly pushing conventional LED materials – such as glass, epoxies and plastics – to their practical limits," said Eric Peeters, vice president of D...
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2013-03-19

Dow Corning to Launch, Showcase Advanced Silicone Technologies for LED Lamps & Luminaires at LIGHTFAIR® International 2013

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, announced today that it will introduce an innovative new thermal management silicone technology for light emitting diode (LED) lamps and luminairesat LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI) in booth #159. They will exhibit these materials as part of their growing family of industry-leading LEDlighting solutions. The company will conduct live demonstrations at its booth to spotlight how silicones can increase efficiency, expand LED design options and provide greatly improved processability...
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2012-12-06

Dow Corning Releases New Optical Encapsulants for Demanding LED Designs

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, further expanded its industry-leading portfolio of phenyl silicone optical encapsulants with five new two-part, heat-curable grades. The new products offer enhanced reliability, better anti-silver corrosion and greater durability for LED designs. They also further underscore Dow Corning’s commitment to driving best-in-class improvements in the performance and reliability of solid-state lighting. Delivering improved anti-silver corrosion capabilities, Dow Corning® OE-6662 and OE-66...
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2012-04-02

Dow Corning Silicone Solutions to Affect Entire LED Industry Chain

As a global silicones supplier, Dow Corning provides products and solutions for household appliances, automobiles, electronic components, semiconductors, displays, etc. This year, the corporation will delve into research and development, introducing a new series of LED solutions. To gain a better understanding of silicone electronic products, LEDinside interviewed Qian Nanfang, commercial manager at Dow Corning Electronics Greater China. With superior ability to withstand high and low temperatures as well as external pressure, Dow Corning’s silicone products ...
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2010-08-23

Dow Chemical expands LED material production and will build a plant in S. Korea

The top U.S. chemicals manufacturer Dow Chemical Co. will invest US$45 million to build a plant producing key electronic materials - LED and display panel components in South Korea and the facility will be located in the city of Cheonan, 92 kilometers south of Seoul. Dow Chemical has signed a memorandum of understanding with the governments of South Chungcheong Province and the city of Cheonan. Dow notes that construction for the plant will begin in October and would be completed in 2015.
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2009-07-09

Dow Corning Electronics Announces New Silicone Encapsulant for Overmolding Process

Today Dow Corning Corporation’s Electronics group introduced its newest silicone encapsulant, Dow Corning ®OE-6636, designed for overmolding (compression molding) and dispensing processes. The product provides for a high refractive index (RI) of 1.54 which enables better light output (see Appendix 1, below), has a low moisture uptake, improves thermal aging  and light resistance, and possesses better adhesion to typical substrate for LED packages such as Poly Phthal Amid.
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2009-06-02

Dow Corning Establishes Silicone Production Unit in Korea

Dow Corning has established a new silicone production unit exclusively for LEDs in Jincheon, Korea, to support the global LED market and meet the needs of its customers in Asia. The Jincheon site will manufacture silicone intermediate materials and encapsulants for use in LED packaging applications, protecting LEDs from environmental elements such as humidity and moisture, and providing stress relief and UV resistance. Silicone encapsulants thereby increase light output and minimize heat build-up.
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