Fisker chooses ElectriPlast high voltage connectors
ElectriPlast Corporation (www.electriplast.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Integral Technologies, Inc., announced that Fisker-Karma electric vehicles are equipped with ElectriPlast high-voltage connectors, which are manufactured with ElectriPlast’s electrically conductive composite materials.
“High voltage connector applications offer unique challenges requiring tight tolerances and complex molding techniques,” says ElectriPlast president and chief executive officer Herbert Reedman. “We have been working side-by-side with our OEM and Tier1 clients for several years to develop this technology and it is now embodied in the exciting and new Fisker-Karma.”
Designed and engineered in California, the four-door, four-passenger Karma is a series plug-in hybrid that combines the zero-emission benefits of an all-electric car with the full driving range of a conventional car.
ElectriPlast™ is a patented line of non-corrosive, electrically conductive resins the properties of which 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.
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