the future

Mobility is a basic need for modern people and an elementary component of our quality of life. A quick trip to work in the morning and a leisurely trip into town to a restaurant to meet friends in the evening. Taking the children to school and sports and picking them up again.                                                   The downside of this freedom is a rapidly growing volume of traffic world- wide and increasing emissions of climate-damaging emissions and greenhouse gases.

Electric Vehicles

It is undisputed that we have to protect our climate for ourselves and the next generations. Mobility will have to change and this change is already taking place vehemently. Science and politics are setting the new goals. The resulting pressure to act is being taken up by the entire automotive industry, the vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers.
Worldwide, efforts to electrify mobility and make it sustainable are in full swing. The next ten years will produce more change in the automotive industry than the last hundred years have produced. This is generally understood as a descriptive change in the automotive industry.
Efficient and sustainable e-mobility solutions rely on new lubrication and cooling solutions. At Taylor Lubricants, we want to help shape this change and are now giving it real “power”. We are already developing coolants and lubricants for component production for the battery, fuel cell, e-motor and power electronics sectors.

In the development of product solutions for e-mobility, we are concentrating on the four fields of competence: battery, fuel cell, power electronics and e-motor.

EV Battery


The battery is a key component of electrified and battery-electric vehicles and represents the new heart of these vehicles. Whether cylindrical, prismatic or pouch cell, the cell is the central element of the battery. Battery cells based on lithium-ion technology are predominantly used. A large number of these cells are interconnected and modularised and then completed into a battery pack.
Our partner, Zeller+Gmelin, is already involved in the field of battery and component production. Leading international battery manufacturers use technical pro-ducts from Zeller+Gmelin for their production. In addition to this their research and development works on new products to make batteries more efficient and further and to further advance electromobility:

+ Deep drawing of nickel-coated steel sleeves
+ Deep drawing of primatic aluminum cell casings
+ Conventional coolants
+ Coolant for directly cooled batteries (immersion cooling)
+ Special products for thermal management
+ Release agent for aluminum die casting
+ Specially adapted cleaning media

EV Battery


In the automotive industry, fuel cell technology is described as the technology of the future. The fundamentals of the fuel cell were researched as early as the mid-19th century. So the fuel cell is as “old” as the the internal combustion engine itself. Nevertheless, this technology is far from being old. On the contrary, it is considered groundbreaking for the mobility of tomorrow.
Zeller+Gmelin already offers a comprehensive product portfolio for the manufacture of components for fuel cell vehicles. However, we do not want to rest on our laurels, and we continue to research and develop innovative solutions for fuel cell technology:

+ Coolant for fuel cells
+ Lubricants for stainless steel machining
+ Forming lubricants for aluminum machining of radiators, intercoolers, etc.
+ Special abrasive media for ejectors and injectors
+ Release agent for aluminum die casting

EV Power Electronics

power electronics

Power electronics is the proverbial control center of an electrified or battery- electric vehicle. In addition to the familiar on-board electrical system, it consists of up to 200 components that can be subdivided into rectifiers, inverters and voltage converters. The power electronics supply the electric motor with alternating current and convert the high-voltage of the battery into a low- voltage for the on-board network. Furthermore, it converts the alternating current into direct current for charging the battery and communicates with the vehicle‘s other control systems.
In accordance with our guiding principle “Understanding + Solving”, the fundamental understanding of our activity is to understand the problems of our customers and to support them in solving these problems by providing innovative products. For various applications in the field of power electronics, we already offer products or research and develop new product solutions for the manufacture of components for power electronics:

+ Drawing agents for copper wire drawing
+ Contact greases for the protection of electrical connections
+ Auxiliary materials for wafer production
+ Release agents for aluminum die casting
+ Thermally conductive pastes

EV Motor


The electric motor of an electrified vehicle is an essential component for driving the vehicle. The motor converts the available electrical energy into kinetic energy. This module has a variety of different designs and sizes. However, what they all have in common is that they essentially consist of a housing, a stator and a rotor.
Whether for the punching of rotor sheets, the production of magnets, the manufacturing of hairpins or the forming and machining of housing parts, Zeller+Gmelin has an extensive portfolio of lubricants for the production of components for the electric motor. Zeller+Gmelin also conducts research into greases for the lubrication of motor bearings in order to meet the high demands of thermal requirements resulting from thermal stress and high speeds. In addition, we are continuously developing new lubricants and optimizing our the existing portfolio in order to make our contribution to electromobility:

+ Cooling lubricants for rotor shaft machining
+ Greases for electric motors
+ Wire drawing agent for copper wire drawing
+ Drawing and cutting oils for aluminum materials
+ Calibration oils and water-miscible products for magnet production