A new ceramic seal for automotive application has been developed by General Automotive’s joint venture (JV) partner GreenCell, based in New York, U.S.
The first commercial application of the seal system will be a bonding between automotive oxygen sensors and metallic housing. GreenCell will start working on fuel cell applications for the ceramic seal within a short period. Dan Valladao, President and CEO of General Automotive, remarked that they are happy about their partner’s ongoing advancements in technology, which will help to reform several products in the automotive market, including fuel cells, brakes and oxygen sensors.
GreenCell is a ceramic technology company and has formed a JV with SenCer to develop and distribute UltraTemp ceramic materials for applications in residential and transportation sectors. The company has found several automotive product applications for the UltraTemp technology, including ceramic heaters, oxygen sensors, braking, igniters and SOFC fuel cells.
General Automotive, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, supplies original equipment and automotive parts and technology in the U.S. and globally. OE Source, a subsidiary of General Automotive, helps the company on sales and distribution of automotive components. In addition, the company focuses on extending its business growth through several acquisitions of automotive parts companies.