Automotive / Electric Vehicle Batteries / Thermal Runaway Protection

Thermal Runaway Protection

Safety is critical to the proper functioning of any vehicle. To help electric vehicle manufacturers navigate the challenges posed by strict safety requirements, we have developed a comprehensive suite of functional bonding solutions to protect battery cells from thermal runaway and enhance the integrity of automotive fire suppression systems. Whether it’s providing adhesives compatible with mica, ceramic fibers and other protective materials, we’re proud to help protect battery cells and EV passengers.

Andrew Christie 
Market Segment Manager Automotive

Andrew Christie is the Market Segment Manager responsible for the Automotive Market at Avery Dennison Performance Tapes. He has introduced many innovative solutions to the market including light weight acoustical materials and sustainable seat fabrics. His commitment to the industry continues with delivering pressure sensitive adhesives that address the challenges facing the automotive industry today.

Application summary

Adhesives for thermal runaway protection materials  that take EVB safety further


  • Flame-retardant adhesives that enable composites and materials to meet UL® 94 V-0 and other key standards

  • Single and double coated filmic tapes for fiber encapsulation and dielectric strength (to IEC 60243-2 standards) 

  • Easy release liners for preventing cohesive failure of delicate fibrous based materials

  • Advanced peel, tack and shear testing for optimal product performance

  • Engineered to maintain the integrity of fragile materials


  • Solutions include a wide variety of customizable constructions, chemistries and functional additives

  • Ability to go beyond bonding, offering access to testing facilities and subject matter experts for consultancy

  • Continual product development aligns with electric vehicle battery innovations

  • Easy to apply and dispense for quick bonding to enhance manufacturing productivity