Active Aerogels is a Portuguese private owned company that produces and commercializes aerogels for several applications in space, oil & gas, aeronautics, building and wastewater treatment. Aerogel is a solid with unusual properties, such as ultra-light and very low thermal conductivity due to its high porosity. Aerogels can resist large temperature ranges (-180ºC to 350ºC), vibration and high vacuum and may be supplied in blocks, blankets or powder. Active Aerogels provides solutions for highly demanding thermal requirements and is namely looking to test new applications or to adapt aerogels to specific needs.
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