A few years ago I was at the Grand Canyon, one of the must stunning natural wonders of the world and there, I was appalled to see a pollution haze hanging in the air. If it can happen there, it can happen anywhere.
Every two years a gathering in the city focuses on aluminium brazing – a key process for making products such as car radiators, air conditioning, heat exchangers and kettles. The regular pilgrimage to the German Welding Society’s aluminium brazing congress helps companies to improve product efficiency and sustainability. But what does this mean for you and me?
As modern technology becomes ever more complex, we expect our batteries to keep pace with our increasing need for mobile energy. We want batteries that are environmentally friendly, provide more power from a smaller package, charge faster, and last longer. Developing innovative materials for batteries which will meet these challenges is the job of my team here at Solvay.