Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools

Choppers/Granulators process materials as thin as .00031 in.

March 27, 2015

With inlet openings from 3 in., AirTrim Granulators/Choppers are built for reduction of plastics, nonwovens, textiles, cardboard, tissue, and packaging materials. Systems have cast iron or fabricated stainless steel housings; single piece, center-axis rotor; and 3, 6, 9, or 12 blades. Design dispenses lubricant directly from cutter shaft, keeping blades free of debris. With processing speeds of 1,700 rpm at 60 Hz, granulators/choppers enable bed knife adjustments for fine tuning. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Supercritical Fluid Extractor offers research-grade operation.

March 25, 2015

Used to investigate application of supercritical fluid techniques to various analyses and processing situations, SFT-150 integrates waterless chilling technology that eliminates external cooling baths. Back pressure regulator enables precise CO2 flow control, and modular design allows altering basic configuration to suit application. Stainless steel vessel can contain supercritical fluids at pressures up to 10,000 psi, and system may be configured with hand-tight, 100 ml to 2 L sample vessels. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Pleated Filter Bags offer retention rates from 1-50 µm.

March 25, 2015

With pleated construction that maximizes filter area, MAX-LOAD reduces number of changeouts and thereby minimizes associated maintenance and downtime while also increasing operator safety. Polypropylene or polyester extended-life needle felt construction features surface treatment that helps prevent fiber particle migration and contamination of filtrate. Also, SENTINEL® seal ring provides flexible, chemical-resistant seal that ensures bypass-free sealing. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Dust Extractor Vacuums have compact, maneuverable design.

March 25, 2015

Used in shop and on-site, FEIN Turbo I and II compact class vacuum cleaners extract dust from power tools and clean workplaces. Wet and dry vacuum cleaner provides protective filter cartridge that makes filter change unnecessary when wet vacuuming, while clean, low-dust work is ensured through such features as 13 ft hose and suction power. Accommodating use in space-restricted areas, vacuums have compact and maneuverable design as well as adjustable suction control.
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Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Passive Filters reduce harmonics to meet IEEE-519 (2014).

March 24, 2015

By removing harmful harmonics of pre-determined order to increase reliability of supplied power, ECOSine® 60 Hz Passive Harmonic Filters extend service life of downstream components. Models include types FN3412 with <5% THDi and FN3418 with 7%–10% THDi. Installed at typical 3-phase voltage of 480 Vac (±10%) at 60 Hz (±1 Hz), filters operate at 99% efficiency, have plug-and-play design, and are suited for use with non-linear loads, such as 5–500 hp typ motor drives. Read More

Waste Handling Equipment, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Reverse Vending Machine offers bulk feed handling.

March 23, 2015

Automating container redemption, Quantum RVM features bulk feed design that lets users empty full bags of aluminum and plastic containers into machine, eliminating time-consuming handling of dirty and sticky containers. Machine performs multiple tasks in parallel while processing 100 containers/min. Installed inside stores or outdoors as self-contained recycling center, Quantum includes 17 in. touchscreen, advanced diagnostics, and self-cleaning features. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Transportation Industry Products

Thermoplastic Elastomers withstand extreme conditions.

March 20, 2015

Developed using custom-engineered production machinery, Thermoplastic Elastomer Materials perform under very high and low temperatures, during medical sterilization procedures, and in demanding environmental conditions. Some TPEs are formulated to endure exposure to ultraviolet light, abrasion, caustic substances, and flammable conditions. Typical applications are found in automotive, healthcare, and industrial market segments. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Masterbatches boost heat distortion temperature.

March 19, 2015

Based on, and for use with, Ingeo™ High Performance resin from NatureWorks LLC, Terraloy® 90017A and 90017B also use nucleating agent such as LAK-301 from Takemoto Oil & Fat Co., Ltd and other ingredients to make semi-durable and durable applications possible. Masterbatches for polylactic acid bioplastic increase heat distortion temperature and impact strength of resin while cutting cooling time in injection molding. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Waste Handling Equipment

Purification System produces Type I, RO-purified water from tap.

March 19, 2015

Offering all-in-one functionality from benchtop form factor, WaterPro® BT™ delivers ultrapure Type I, 18.2 megohm-cm, at >0.5 Lpm (typ) at inlet water temperatures of 25°C, either manually or volumetrically, directly from tap water. System also delivers Reverse Osmosis (RO)-purified Type III water, which is accessible via outlet valve and produced at up to 3 Lph (0.05 Lpm). Optional UV lamp further reduces bacteria and TOC levels necessary for life science applications. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Silicone Resin and UV Cure Coating protect electrical components.

March 18, 2015

Curing within seconds upon exposure to UV light or within 2 hr at 80°C for curing in shadowed areas, UVCL protects electronic circuitry produced in high volumes. VOC-free, low-viscosity conformal coating allows application of relatively thin films without need for dilution. Also available, SC3001 silicone resin consists of optically clear and flexible 2-part encapsulation compound that helps to protect and insulate LED components from harsh/challenging environments. Read More

HVAC, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Filtration Systems support GFR plastic part production.

March 18, 2015

Suitable for production of glass fiber reinforced plastic parts, Extraction and Filtration Systems remove and intensively filtrate styrene, fine dusts, and chips from process air. Two-step design utilizes self-cleaning cartridge filters in first step and HEPA-type filters in second step to capture finest suspended matter. By ensuring binding of aggressive polyester dust mixture particles, metering device helps protect ducts and equipment against wear and extends filter life. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

Bio-Based, Solvent-Free Lidding Films promote sustainability.

March 12, 2015

Available in clear, white, and metallized formats, LumiLid® dual-ovenable lidding films are manufactured with Toray sustainable resin blends made with >50% renewable feedstocks. Solvent-free formula alleviates solvent retention concerns while promoting sustainability. Designed for frozen, wet and dry food, and dairy applications, films are Interstate Milk Shippers (IMS)-certified and FDA-compliant for use with oven temperatures of up to 400°F for 30 min. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean, HVAC

Particle Filtration System features 300 cfm airflow.

March 10, 2015

Working in conjunction with fJETXL and fJET-24 flatbed digital inkjet printers, Clean Air 300 uses combination HEPA and carbon tray for maximum removal of fumes and gases with high particulate content. System does not require any ventilation to outside, and connects via custom ports located above print heads which then connects via flexible hose. Using large filters for extended life, Clean Air 300 includes deep-bed gas filter, filter monitor gauge, and thermal overload protection. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Services, Materials & Material Processing

Viscoelastic Polyurethane Gel offers high elongation.

March 5, 2015

Featuring Shore OO 40 Durometer hardness and elongation over 1,000%, NTG-7 suits applications requiring soft elastomeric material with cushioning effect. Polyurethane molding/casting material offers good tear strength and less tacky surface without use of plasticizer. Since gel is viscoelastic, it slowly/gently absorbs pressure at low compression depth, and its deflection increases gradually as it is pressed down deeper. In addition, solid gel does not bottom-out easily like flexible foam would. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Vacuum Dryer uses load cells to optimize efficiency.

March 5, 2015

By incorporating load cell technology, VBD™ Vacuum Resin Dryer provides plastics processors with capabilities for controlling and documenting use of material. Controlling resin level in vacuum chamber and retention hopper, load cells operate on loss-in-weight basis, achieving ±0.5% accuracy and providing real-time data on material throughput that is unaffected by variations in bulk density. In addition, inclusion of load cells enables dryer to run batches. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Vision Systems

Polycarbonate Sheet targets lighting OEMs.

March 3, 2015

Balancing light diffusion and transmission, Makrolon® DX-NR offers optimal outdoor weathering performance, enabled by co-extruded, UV-resistant technology. Polycarbonate sheet, offering non-glossy and non-reflective appearance, is suited for lenses used in exterior applications. Enabling designers to create energy-efficient lighting fixtures, Makrolon® Lumen XT LC0 resists high temperatures, has achieved UL 94 V-2 flammability rating, and provides uniform light diffusion. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage

Recycled PET withstands bulk handling and transport.

March 2, 2015

Engineered to withstand bulk handling and transport while still providing desired color found in original compacted formulation, LNO™ c Melt-Formed Pellet supports commercialization of rPET bottles and containers for food and beverage applications. Resin is formed by compacting fine grind powder and is FDA-approved for conditions of use A-J. For applications such as water bottles, LNO™ c resin offers low levels of acetaldehyde, sometimes even below that of virgin resins. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Rotary Drum Screen separates solids from waste streams.

February 24, 2015

Constructed of stainless steel, Model 24-RDS-72 removes solids from industrial and municipal waste streams, and recovers solid product from process streams, at rates from 600–2,790 gpm, without blinding or clogging screen. System comprises 24 in. dia x 72 in. long cylinder, variable speed drive for adjustment of drum rotation speed, head box, discharge chute, and support structure. Wedge-wire screen of cylinder is available in orifice sizes from .002–.110 in. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings, Materials & Material Processing

Cure-on-Demand Masking Resin reduces processing time.

February 24, 2015

Offering temperature and chemical resistance, UV/Visible light-curable SpeedMask® 750 provides surface protection during thermal spray coating, plasma spray, some HVOF processes, and aggressive grit blasting. This maskant, which can maintain adhesion during CNC machining, cures on demand, holds shape after application by spray/dispense equipment, and is tack free after proper cure. Pink color facilitates placement confirmation, and removal can be accomplished via peeling or incineration. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Compact Fluid Sampling System offers telematics option.

February 24, 2015

Available in Manual Control and Remote Communications versions, HY-TRAX® eliminates task of locating sampling port with adequate pressure and flow. Features include VSD pump and TestMate® Particle Counter (TCM) mounted on manifold block, adjustable pump speed, and ability to operate on mineral-based hydraulic fluids up to 350 cSt. System displays ISO contamination codes and optional saturation levels and can be powered with 24 Vdc or 120 Vac. Read More