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Phase Change Materials program to begin with DOE Phase I Award

Tetramer is proud to announce the receipt of a Department of Energy Phase I award to develop improved and more cost-effective Phase Change Materials.

Phase Change Materials (PCMs) are a green alternative for energy storage and supply in buildings. PCMs absorb thermal energy as they melt and then release that energy when ambient temperatures fall below the PCMs’ melt point. By accumulating free solar energy during the day to help reduce building cooling costs ...

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Hand Sanitizer Produced by Tetramer for Clemson and Pendleton Areas

“We’re an advanced materials research company and not a hand sanitizer producer, but we saw this need and knew we were uniquely suited to helping out.”

During the COVID-19 pandemic, hand sanitizer has been in short supply.  As distilleries and other non-traditional hand sanitizer producers have ramped up production, it is not clear when the supply shortage will end. When Tetramer CEO, Jeff ...

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Tetramer Membranes for Solar Fuels Generators – New DOE Phase II Awarded

The Tetramer team is excited to begin work on a new Phase II award from the Department of Energy to develop improved membranes for solar fuels generators.  

Solar fuels generators can be thought of as performing artificial photosynthesis.  Generators harness solar energy to produce hydrogen from water or to produce carbon-based fuels from water and carbon dioxide in a manner analogous to plants. 

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Ice Cream Social Distancing

The anticipation is killing us! All of this NICKS Ice Cream is in the freezer awaiting pickup by the members of the Tetramer Team. Delicious and creamy NICKS light ice cream is made with EPG fat replacer that Epogee LLC developed with the help of the Tetramer Molecular Architects. Tomorrow, we’ll participate in an ...

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Tetramer to Develop Materials used in Geothermal Energy Harvesting under DOE Phase I

Tetramer is excited to announce the receipt of a new Phase Award from the Department of Energy to develop new High Temperature Elastomeric Materials for downhole applications.    

Upon completion of this program, Tetramer will produce new elastomeric materials capable of withstanding the harsh environments required for geothermal energy harvesting. The increased lifetimes of these materials will reduce energy production costs and downtime in subsurface energy applications, which currently provide more than 80% of total US ...

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Tetramer to Sponsor LEGO Team

Tetramer is proud to help sponsor this FIRST LEGO League team headed to the World Championship in Houston this April!  “Here Comes the Boom” won the finals in Georgia and will be competing against teams from 98 countries around the globe in the World Championship competition.  

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Tetramer Proud to Sponsor 2019 InnoVision Awards

It was an honor for Tetramer to help sponsor the 2019 InnoVision Awards recently announced at the beautiful Spartanburg Marriott.  Congratulations to all of the 2019 recipients and finalists!

InnoVision Awards is South Carolina’s premier organization dedicated to the advancement of innovation and technology.  InnoVision Awards is the only awards program of its kind – a grass roots, volunteer ...

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USDA Phase II Award for Biodegradable Oils and Waxes

The USDA has awarded a Phase II grant to Tetramer for the technical and commercial development of a new class of bio-based and biodegradable oils and waxes. Applications for these materials span from food grade oils and cosmetics to materials processing aids and agricultural hydraulics.

Through this award and along with our established commercial partners, Tetramer will bring high-performance, cost-advantaged biodegradable oils and waxes ...

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CEO, Jeff DiMaio, to serve on panel with MADE in SC

MADE in SC

Tetramer is excited to play a small part in promoting the growth of the Materials Science and Manufacturing industry in South Carolina.  Tetramer CEO, Jeffrey DiMaio, will be serving with fellow members of the MADE in SC Industry Engagement and Advisory Board (IEAB) on the industrial panel which will meet with students as part of ...

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Tetramer Receives Phase II.5 DOD Award

Tetramer has been awarded a SBIR Phase II.5 contract (N6833519C0153) for the continued development of a UV curable optical adhesive, TIMA™, for use in mechanical splices for the repair of avionic fiber optic systems in the F/A-18 Hornet and other military aircraft. Through the Phase I and II programs, Tetramer carefully screened materials to build a database of physical proerties which was then used to develop a formulation which demonstrated superior shelf ...

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Tetramer Awarded DOE Contract to Generate Biodegradable and Renewable Lubricants

Tetramer has been awarded a DOE Phase I Contract (DE-SC0018751) to generate lubricants made from biodegradable and renewable materials.
Current hydropower facilities employ a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment that necessitate the use of lubricants to ensure efficient operation of said equipment. The lubricants, either oils or greases, aid in reducing friction, dissipating heat, prevent oxidation, and seal of water and debris from vital areas of the equipment. During operation, equipment may be submerged or ...

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Tetramer Awarded ARPA-E Contract

Tetramer has been awarded a contract with ARPA-E (DE-AR0000861) to work on Novel High Performance Anionic Exchange Membranes (AEM) with Enhanced Stability at High Temperatures.
CRITICAL NEED Hydrogen is a valuable energy carrier that is widely used at present in the chemical industry. As a fuel, it has the potential to play a key role in enabling emission-free transportation. Hydrogen can be used to power a vehicle with a fuel cell, which emits only water and can fully recharge for ...

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Choco Finesse credits Tetramer with playing a pivotal role in Epogee technology

Epogee™ Fat Replacement, an innovate new food ingredient from Choco Finesse LLC, will revolutionize the food industry.  Tetramer Technologies began a collaboration with Choco Finesse in 2011 to develop commercial batches of a superior solid fat replacement that dramatically lowers calories by up to 45% per serving and 80% of total fat without sacrificing taste or flavor.
Epogee is created through a proven process that uses natural, GMO free vegetable oils.  Choco Finesse credits Tetramer Technologies for playing a pivotal ...

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SBIR-STTR Success: Tetramer Technologies, LLC

Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai are all entering the multi-billion dollar global automotive fuel cell market, which is currently dominated by Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) technology. PEM fuel cells are the technology of choice for car manufacturers, and are found in many other industrial applications. However, PEM fuel cells require high levels of humidity and hydration in order to run at maximum efficiency. Realizing the technology would need to be evolved in order to have mass applicability in the industrial sector, ...

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