Sumitomo Bakelite North America Inc.

46820 Magellan Dr., Ste. C
Novi , MI 48377 US


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AVK announces winners of 2020 Innovation Awards

AVK announces winners of 2020 Innovation Awards
Several sustainable composite innovations were recognized and awarded in the Innovative Products/Applications, Innovative Processes and Research and Science categories.

DEmiL project electric motor using fiber-reinforced plastic polymer

Reducing heat in EV motors via fiber-reinforced thermoset housing and stator
German researchers demonstrate fiber-reinforced phenolic motor housing and alumina-filled epoxy overmolded stator with integrated cooling circuits for reduced weight, increased power density and efficiency.

Sumitomo carbon fiber-reinforced oil control valve.

CAMX 2018 preview: Sumitomo
Sumitomo Chemical Advanced Technologies LLC (Novi, MI, US) emphasizes its polyethersulfone (PES), liquid crystal polymer (LCP) and high-temperature alloy resins.

CFRP employed in oil control valve
Asian automaker replaces machined aluminum in an injection molded oil control valve with carbon fiber-reinforced composite.

Lightweighting summit: Targeting composites auto powertrain opportunities
The Lightweight Composites Solution Conference, held May 17 in Gent, Belgium, focused on materials and designs for reducing automotive powertrain weight.

Sumitomo Bakelite, GRIP Metal partner on composite applications
Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. and GRIP Metal will explore markets such as automotive, aerospace and building infrastructure where cost effective thermoset composite solutions can add value.

CFRP bests steel in precision ball joints
Near-zero backlash in bearings and automation components.  

Plant Tour: Fraunhofer ICT, Pfinztal, Germany
This wide-ranging research center works with government and industry to develop the best of polymer composite processing, across a range of technologies.

Another opportunity to meet, and learn, in Paris

Another opportunity to meet, and learn, in Paris
At the JEC World 2017, improvements in materials and processes were present at nearly every stand, with the emphasis on automotive-capable production speeds.

Composite engine piston cylinder housings
Phenolic BMC could replace aluminum in car/motorcycle engine housings.

Product Categories of Sumitomo Bakelite North America Inc.

  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Phenolic
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, toughened
  • Compounds
    • Other compounds