In-Mold Electronics (IME)
Create Revolutionary Electronics Designs with Best-in-Class IME Materials
In-Mold-Electronics (IME) is a revolutionary new way of integrating electronics into plastics. It opens up immense possibilities for product designers and electronics manufactures to create 3D contoured smart electronic surfaces. IME enables the production of ergonomic, lightweight and durable parts through cost-effective manufacturing processes requiring less assembly and fewer moving parts.
As a long-time supplier into In-Mold Decoration (IMD) and Film-Insert Molding (FIM) applications, Sun Chemical is well positioned within the value chain for appliances, automotive, industrial and medical electronics markets. With the new generation of Sun Chemical’s IME electronic inks, you can now integrate touch switches and lighting into IMD/FIM applications using the best-in-class electronic materials that can withstand even the harshest conditions of the injection molding process.
Key Features of Our Offerings for IME Materials
- Conductive IME silver inks deliver best balance between electrical performance and 3D formability as well as cost-effectiveness and direct over-molding capabilities.
- Sun Chemical delivers extensive technical expertise with the individual process steps for IME and proven capability to optimize ink stacks that can meet even the most challenging 3D forming and circuit design requirements.
- IME dielectrics have excellent formability, they are globally available as thermally curable inks, and UV-curable for US and AP regions.
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