Allotropica Technologies researches and develops new type of polymeric materials that can function properly under high temperatures.
Allotropica Technologies has licensed a new class of polymers from NASA that show exceptional promise in critical applications in the oil and gas, electronics, industrial and aircraft industries. In these sectors polymer (composite) parts have to survive very high temperatures and aggressive chemicals such as drilling fluids and strong acids while maintaining mechanical integrity.
The polymeric materials—liquid crystal thermosets (LCT)— were invented at NASA by Allotropica Technologies co-founder and former TU Delft professor, Theo Dingemans. It significantly expands the range of use of polymeric materials to higher temperatures without loss of strength and chemical resistance, while facilitating processing into shaped parts. It can solve the problems outlined.
|Participation since||November 2014|
|Linked faculty||Faculty of Aerospace Engineering