Amer-Sil

Activities

Staff number : 50-99

Turnover : Share Capital: 1 250 000, turnover: 15 000 000 in

Description of activities

Production and sales of microporous separators and non-woven gauntlets for the lead-acid battery industry. Production of microporous membranes for separation techiques (filtration; bioreators...)

Products and services

1. Microporous PVC/silica separators resulting from a unique cold extrusion process.

Different types and patterns available depending upon the application:

  • Standard ribbed with or without Glassmat;
  • Corrugated;
  • Very high porosity ("Amersorb":patent pending);
  • "Amersleeve" pocket (patent pending): corrugated separator + Glassmat + polyester non-woven fabric.

2.Hydrophilic or hydrophobic microporous membranes to graft chemical species onto silica or adsorption of micro organisms.
Application in chromatography, enzymatic bioreactors, filtration, gas humidifier...

3. Non woven and woven gauntlets for tubular positiveplates:

  • Standard and reinforced non-woven gauntlets (point bonded polyester fabric) for traction flooded batteries;
  • "Amertubeplus" gauntlets (patent pending) for flooded and gel stationary batteries.

Customer references

  • Exide Group ;
  • Enersys Group ;
  • Hoppecke ;
  • FIAMM.

Trading area

International

International locations

Asia

Additional information

Representation in Asia by agents.
Plant in China (Shanghai).

Research, Development and Innovation (RDI)

R&D investments (in % or by thousands of euros) : 7% of turnover in 2008

Industrial property

Patent applications filed per year: 1

Technological/technical capabilities

  • Cold extrusion of polymers;
  • Slitting, sewing and thermoforming of non-woven and woven polyester fabrics.

Equipment

  • Hg porometer;
  • Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy;
  • Gas chromatograph;
  • Electical resistance measurement.
  • Bench fo batteries testing

Business sector(s)

  • Materials and surface treatment
  • Energy
  • Chemical and parachemical industry

Contact

Amer-Sil
Zone Industrielle; L-8287; Kehlen; LUXEMBOURG
Luxembourg
Phone: +352 30 92 82 1
Fax: +352 30 83 75
Email: amer-sil@amer-sil.com
Site: http://www.amer-sil.com/

R&D Contact

Mr LAMBERT Urbain
Director of Technology
Phone: +352 30 92 82 47
Email: amer-sil@amer-sil.com

R&D Contact

Ms LAINE Carole
R&D Manager
Phone: +352 30 92 82 34
Email: amer-sil@amer-sil.com

  • Updated 29-06-2015