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Xtalic Nanostructured Alloys are Helping EV Automotive Suppliers and Manufacturers Meet Mission Critical Material Challenges

MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA — April 16, 2019 — New custom stable nanostructured metal alloys and coatings designed and commercialized by Xtalic Corporation are assisting electric vehicle (EV) suppliers and manufacturers (OEMs) to meet mission-critical materials challenges — including extending the life of charging connectors, producing stable components for high temperature environments, lightweighting, and improving corrosion [...]

April 16, 2019|

Xtalic Enters Electric Vehicle Market with Materials that Improve Battery Charger Connector Wear

MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, August 2, 2018 — Xtalic Corporation, a leader in providing nano-scale metal alloys and coatings that solve customers’ mission-critical materials problems, has announced it has entered the electric vehicle market with products that extend the life of connectors in electric battery chargers. “As more electric-powered vehicles take to the highways, the life [...]

August 2, 2018|

Xtalic Presents Nanostructured Lightweight Al-Alloys for Corrosion Protection at TMS 2018

MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, March 6, 2018 — Robert Hilty, PhD, VP of Research and Development at Xtalic will present data that demonstrates Al-X coatings have significantly improved pitting potentials and salt spray performance, as compared to the base high-strength wrought Al and Mg alloys. Further, the targeted nanostructure of these new alloys provides improved strength and [...]

March 6, 2018|

Xtalic Presents Novel Thermodynamically Stable Nanocrystalline Alloys at TMS 2018

MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, March 6, 2018 — Robert Hilty, PhD, VP of Research and Development at Xtalic will present the characterization of various nanocrystalline alloy coatings of Ni, Ag and Al. Included in the presentation will be the fundamental mechanisms of creating stable nanocrystalline structures. These improvements in properties make the nanocrystalline materials made by electrodeposition an [...]

March 6, 2018|

Xtalic Presents Aluminum Alloys with Increased Hardness and Improved Corrosion Performance at NACE Corrosion 2018

MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, March 6, 2018 — Joshua Abbott, PhD, Research and Development Chemist at Xtalic will present data on alloy composition, hardness and corrosion performance (ASTM B117 & potentiodynamic polarization) relative to the base aluminum alloys 6061 & 2070. Results show that the thermodynamically stable nanocrystalline aluminum alloys provide improved corrosion resistance as compared to the [...]

March 6, 2018|

Xtalic Presents Latest Research on Nano-Al Coatings for Corrosion Prevention at AeroMat 2017

MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, April 7, 2017 — Aerospace applications demand optimized performance from lightweight materials. Emerging lightweight materials, such as aluminum-lithium and magnesium, have the potential to dramatically improve fuel efficiency and performance. These new materials suffer from corrosion when exposed to harsh but realistic conditions such as salt water. Unprotected Al-Li alloy After 48 [...]

April 7, 2017|

Xtalic Debuts A Suite Of Solutions Enabling Water Resistant Mobile Devices At The 2017 Electronica China Trade Show

Corrosion resistant, nickel free, and cost down plating solutions for electrical contact surfaces   MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, February 28, 2017 — Xtalic provides corrosion resistant connector plating solutions that increase the connector life of water resistant mobile devices by two to thirty times when they are charging in corrosive environments. Our suite of solutions, including multilayer stacks [...]

February 28, 2017|

Xtalic Scientists Reveal New Findings About Ionic Liquid Plating

At the Electrochemical Society Conference this fall, Xtalic scientists, Dr. Jane Freydina and Dr. Josh Abbott, have described the details of reduction-oxidation reactions in ionic liquid plating. Ionic liquids can be used to electrodeposit metals that are otherwise difficult to plate in the presence of water.  Dr. Freydina and Dr. Abbott have provide insight into [...]

October 6, 2016|

Xtalic Gains Traction with Luna® USB: The Immersion Corrosion Solution For Waterproof Smartphone USB-C Connectors

Nanostructured metal alloys outperform traditional metals MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, June 30, 2016 — XTALIC introduced LUNA® USB earlier this year as a newly engineered connector plating technology that uses Xtalic nanostructured metal alloys to provide USB-C connectors with superior immersion corrosion protection. Today the Xtalic team is accelerating many key smartphone OEM qualification programs as well [...]

June 30, 2016|

Nano-Al for Lightweight Automotive Sheet

Technology thought-leaders will gather in Washington, D.C. this week to take a deep dive into the cutting edge materials science that is used to improve fuel economy in automobiles. Xtalic will present our work entitled High-Strength Electroformed Nanostructured Aluminum for Lightweight Automotive Applications. This work is part of a $5M research award from the United [...]

June 7, 2016|