Silicone solutions to mitigate the hazards of battery thermal runaway events

, 4pm Stuttgart | 8:30pm Mumbai | 10am Detroit
Electric Vehicle BatteryElectric VehiclesTesting and ValidationThermal Management

Jake Steinbrecher, Technical Service & Development Scientist, Dow | LinkedIn

Craig Gorin, Research & Development Scientist, Dow | LinkedIn

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With the rapid growth of high energy-density battery electric vehicles, safety from thermal runaway events remains a concern.

In this 60-minute webinar, Dow’s Jake Steinbrecher and Craig Gorin will highlight novel flame-retardant and ceramifiable silicone-based solutions for thermal runaway propagation prevention and hazard mitigation.

Key topics and takeaways:

  • Identification and technical evaluation of hazards from battery thermal runaway events
  • An understanding of current silicone materials, fabrication options, and applications
  • Methods to mitigate thermal runaway hazards in battery pack designs
  • Exposure to new testing methods that validate mitigation or protection solutions

Meet the experts

Jake Steinbrecher

Technical Service & Development Scientist, Dow

Craig Gorin

Research & Development Scientist, Dow