Revolutionizing Critical Industries with Innovative Elastomer Products: A Look Into Technetics’ High-Tech Applications

November 3, 2023
Ian Loudon

Stéphane Guignard, Director of Strategy and Product Management at Technetics Group, discusses the company’s efforts to enhance the mechanical, chemical, and temperature resistance of elastomer products. Through the utilization of cutting-edge simulation sciences like Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and digital twins, he elucidates the process of predicting the durability and behavior of seals. The video places a notable emphasis on the energy sector, detailing Technetics’ initiatives towards carbon capture to decarbonize energies in the face of continued fossil fuel reliance in some regions. It showcases the elastomer product lines as crucial elements in advancing next-generation energy systems such as Small Modular Reactors (SMR), Micro Modular Reactors (MMR), Fusion, and hydrogen-based technologies, highlighting the company’s commitment to improving efficiency and production capacity, particularly in pioneering hydrogen technology applications in aerospace, space, and next-generation aircraft sectors.

Transitioning to hygienic applications, the video unveils Technetics’ innovative strides in mitigating contamination through material and product science innovations. Stéphane introduces BioGuardian, a material developed by Technetics, exhibiting bactericidal and bacteriostatic properties to address contamination concerns in food, pharma industries, and hospitals. The innovative seals, crafted from materials capable of exterminating bacteria, are presented as pivotal in enhancing safety in key sterile equipment used in various critical manufacturing processes. The narrative encapsulates Technetics’ distinctive market position, underlined by 150 years of sealing expertise and a robust materials science backbone. The video underscores Technetics’ steadfast commitment to spearheading groundbreaking solutions in critical industrial applications, emphasizing its
core values of safety and excellence in delivering optimal solutions for the most critical environments.

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