"High voltage connector applications offer unique challenges requiring tight tolerances and complex molding techniques,"
Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) January 25, 2012
ElectriPlast Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integral Technologies, Inc. [OTCBB: ITKG], (http://www.electriplast.com) and makers of the ElectriPlast™ line of electrically conductive resins, has been invited to speak at the International Electrical and Electronics Connectors Conference to be held in Cologne, Germany in April, 2012. The conference, sponsored by AMI, Ltd., Applied Market Information Ltd.(AMI), a world leader in plastics market research, is the first international conference directed at attracting industry leaders from the fields of connector technology to provide a forum for brand owners, electrical and electronics manufacturers, researchers, designers and suppliers to the industry to debate the latest developments and market trends.
Recently, ElectriPlast announced their line of patented resins will be applied to a new generation of high-voltage, lightweight connectors for the Fisker-Karma vehicle, the world’s first premium plug-in hybrid electric vehicle slated for production in Valmet, Finland. "High voltage connector applications offer unique challenges requiring tight tolerances and complex molding techniques," states Mo Zeidan, Director of New Product Development for ElectriPlast Corporation. "We have been working side-by-side with our OEM and Tier1 clients for several years to develop this technology for high-voltage applications. We are delighted to have been chosen to present at the international conference in Cologne and look forward to sharing our insights with other professionals in the electrical connectors field."
The market for connectors worldwide is expanding as more and more daily tasks and business functions enter the electrical and electronic age. For example, the increased connectivity in the automotive sector, this will increase again due to the advent of the electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid EV. More and more actions are controlled by computer systems and the industrial connector sector is seeing a rise in robotics and automation. This is in addition to use in the alternative energy industry, the military, domestic appliances, mobile technology and medical applications.
ElectriPlast™, is a patented line of non-corrosive, electrically conductive resins whose properties allow it to be molded into any of the infinite shapes and sizes associated with plastics, rubbers and other polymers while reducing component weight by 40 to 60%. Applications for ElectriPlast™ conductive plastics include; wire, cable, power electronics, EMI shielding applications, antennas, capacitors, mobile devices and connectors.
AMI's 2012 International Conference on Electrical & Electronic Connectors will take place from April 17-19, 2012 at the Maritim Hotel in Cologne, Germany. Applied Market Information Ltd.(AMI) is a specialist market research and consulting company serving the global chemicals and plastics industries. Established in 1986 AMI has two offices located in Bristol, England and in Reading, Pennsylvania USA.
About ElectriPlast Corporation: ElectriPlast Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ITKG) (“Integral”), (http://www.electriplast.com) engages in the discovery, development, commercialization and licensing of electrically conductive hybrid plastics used primarily as raw materials in the production of industrial, commercial and consumer products and services worldwide. Its core material, ElectriPlast™, is a line of non-corrosive, electrically conductive resin-based materials whose properties allow it to be molded into any of the infinite shapes and sizes associated with plastics, rubbers and other polymers while reducing component weight by 40 to 60%. ElectriPlast Corp is a leader in conductive hybrid plastics with a broad Intellectual Property portfolio referencing its ElectriPlast™ technology.
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