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Electrification Solutions for Electric Vehicles

Electrification is the future. The switch from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles (EVs) is accelerating, powered by advancements in technology, environmental awareness, and consumer behavioral changes. The rise of the EV will bring about a broad reset of customer expectations, a flood of new original equipment manufacturer (OEM) designs, and many new engineering needs. 

Electrification Solutions

Highly engineered, innovative solutions to meet the needs of the EV era. From materials to mechanical solutions, we are ready to support our customers in the EV industry. 

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Solutions for Electrification

CoolTherm® Thermal Management Materials
Parker LORD's customizable CoolTherm thermal management materials remove heat from electronics.

<p>Highly flexible coatings that bond to low-surface energy substrates.</p>

Coatings for Electric Vehicles and EV Batteries
Flame-resistant coatings and di-electric coatings for electric vehicles.

<p>When you need a high-performance, mission-critical adhesive, choose the ultimate in elastomer bonding technology.</p>

Structural Adhesives for Electric Vehicles and EV Batteries
From battery box assembly to hem-flange bonding, our adhesive solutions lead to lighter-weight vehicles.
Sensors for Electric Vehicles
Our sensors ensure safe and reliable vehicle operation through continuous battery monitoring.

Electrification: More than Just a Trend

This video explains how electrification can refer to more than electric vehicles; how electrification is using battery technology in place of traditional fossil fuels to power mining equipment, marine transportation, and even your home.
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Check out our new EV Content Hub!

Looking for on demand webinars, blogs and more to stay up-to-date on the latest electric vehicle innovations? Visit our curated content hub for all things EV and electrification. 

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Parker Solutions for Electric Vehicles

LORD is now part of Parker Hannifin, creating a combined organization with strong materials, engineering capabilities and innovative product offerings. Together, we're better.


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Downloadable Resources

For years, motor designers have been battling heat in motor designs. Download our white paper to read how potting your electric motor can yield improved performance, reliability, and efficiency.
Electric vehicles - including automobiles, buses, trains, off-road vehicles, watercraft, and aircraft are here to stay. A key challenge in developing higher-power-density electronics for electric vehicles and other applications is to manage the heat. This e-book covers topics crucial to thermal management in your applications.


How can I protect my EV battery from shock?

Batteries can be protected from shock in two ways – potting materials and mechanical isolation.  To protect cells from shock using a potting material, a liquid is dispensed around the battery cells, which then cures to a soft solid, damping vibration that would be transferred to the cells and preventing or significantly reducing their movement from shock.  To protect cells from shock using mechanical isolation, the battery pack can be attached to the rest of the vehicle using elastomer-based mounts that will absorb and damp any vibration that would be transferred to the battery pack.  Potting materials and mechanical isolation can be used in conjunction with each other for extra shock and vibration protection.


What type of battery is used in electric cars?

Currently, lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are the most common in electric vehicles.  Every all-electric vehicle contains a battery pack approximately the size of a queen-sized mattress at the bottom of the vehicle that contains hundreds to thousands of individual Li-ion cells, depending upon the geometry of the cells – cylindrical, prismatic, or pouch.  All-electric vehicles use these batteries primarily because of their high-power density, which ultimately allows for the vehicles to have longer driving ranges.  Other electric vehicles, like plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) or hybrids (HEVs) also typically use Li-ion batteries, though some use nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH) batteries.  NiMH batteries are typically less expensive and perform better in extreme temperatures, but they also are less power-dense than Li-ion cells and cannot charge or discharge as rapidly as Li-ion cells.