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JinkoSolar 1500-Volt Eagle Modules Available for Delivery in North America Following UL 1703 Certification

May 2, 2016

SHANGHAI and WILMINGTON, Del. - JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar"), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that its 1500-volt Eagle PV modules, manufactured with its strategic partner DuPont's™ Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film-based backsheets, have received UL1703 certification by Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Following certification, the... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

3D Printing: Ultem® PEI

April 29, 2016

Ultem®/PEI (polyetherimide) has struck the 3D printing world as a high performance material for 3D printing beds. Ultem®/PEI film enables 3D printing enthusiasts to produce both ABS and PLA prints. This film offers extreme heat resistance, coupled with high mechanical strength, stiffness, UV stability, and broad chemical resistance. Ultem® allows 3D prints to be held firmly in place at high... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Kraton is "Stretching the Limits" in the Design and Construction of Personal Care Products at the IDEA 2016 Expo

April 28, 2016

HOUSTON and BOSTON - Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces plans to exhibit at IDEA 2016. The Kraton team will be available at booth #752, May 3rd-5th at the Boston Convention Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Gel Casting Resin Formula features non-tack surface.

April 8, 2016

Fostering design freedom for product engineers, NTG-9 allows production of stand-alone polyurethane gel parts in mold without prefabrication of flexible film/laminate material. Viscosity values of component materials allow facilitated handling and replication of mold surface at high resolution. Able to be processed at room temperature in ambient pressure molds, formula serves applications requiring soft elastomeric material with good cushioning effect, strength, and less tacky surface.<br /> <br /> Read More

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

Dow Expands Boundaries with Customers at 2016 American Coatings SHOW

April 6, 2016

Industry experts from Dow showcase new rheology modifiers and other innovations developed to solve industry challenges PHILADELPHIA – The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) is answering the dynamic needs of coatings formulators, manufacturers, regulators and applicators with the latest innovations to help solve their most critical challenges at the 2016 American Coatings SHOW April 12-14,... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Thermal Insulative Acrylic Coating minimizes CUI risk.

April 6, 2016

By enabling dangerously hot systems like piping and ductwork to stay cool to the touch, Heat-Flex® 3500 prevents burns and protects personnel. Product can be applied to ambient or hot surfaces up to 350°F, minimizing downtime. Insulative and anti-corrosive properties enable plant owners to eliminate concerns related to corrosion under insulation (CUI). Available in white and slate gray, single-component, waterborne acrylic formulation can be applied with standard airless equipment. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Sherwin-Williams Awarded the Steel Tank Institute's 2015 Affiliate New Product of the Year Award for New Envirolastic® Polyaspartic Urethanes

April 5, 2016

Polyaspartic Technology Provides Adhesion and Corrosion Resistance, Color and Gloss Retention CLEVELAND, OHIO – Sherwin-Williams Protective Marine Coatings was awarded the Steel Tank Institute (STI) 2015 Affiliate New Product of the Year for its EnviroLastic® Polyaspartic coatings at STI’s annual meeting in partnership with the Steel Plate Fabricators Association. The foundation of the... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

LUMIFLON® FEVE Improves Durability and Weatherability of San Diego Airport, Skydance Bridge and Other Iconic Structures

April 4, 2016

AGC Chemicals Americas to Highlight Notable LUMIFLON-based Coatings Applications at American Coatings Show EXTON, Pa., – AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. will feature LUMIFLON® fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) resins for industrial and architectural applications at the 2016 American Coatings Show. Topcoats formulated with LUMIFLON resins are ultra-weatherable, offering outstanding gloss and... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Covalon to Present SurgiClear(TM) at AORN Surgical Conference and Expo

April 4, 2016

MISSISSAUGA, ON, – Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced that it will be featuring SurgiClear™ at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurse's (AORN) Surgical Conference and Expo, the largest international gathering of perioperative registered nurses worldwide. SurgiClear™ is one of the... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

3D Printing Resins come in standard and rubber-like formulations.

March 30, 2016

Supplied in 12.35 oz bottles, ImageCure&trade; PRH35-ST2 and PRR35-OP are resins intended for use with monoFab&trade; ARM-10 3D printer. PRH35-ST2, formulated for minimal odor emission in liquid form, allows accelerated printing and facilitated filing/sanding of finished models. Formulated to stretch and compresses like rubber upon curing, PRR35-OP can be used to produce diverse variety of parts and prototypes. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Micro-Sensing with Plastics: Empowering People for a Sustainable Planet

March 18, 2016

Cope Plastics Works With Local Students To Build Solution for Safe Drinking Water Around the World! Students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in partnership with the Lewis Clark Community College and the National Great Rivers Research Education Center in Alton, IL developed MoboSens: a Mobile Phone Liquid Sensing Technology to be used for testing water contamination anywhere... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Recent Food Recalls Due to Plastic Contamination Prompt Major Restaurant Chains and Retailers to Insist on Additional Food Processing Safeguards; Eriez® PolyMag® Additives Provide a Solution

March 15, 2016

Erie, PA - Recalls resulting from plastic contamination in food products are on the upswing in the United States, prompting major restaurant chains and retailers to demand their food processing suppliers utilize plastic and rubber items that are metal detectable. Eriez® provides a solution with its FDA compliant PolyMag® Additives which impart metal detectability, x-ray contrast and magnetic... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

ETFE Adhesive chemically bonds to engineered plastics.

March 10, 2016

Able to bond to dissimilar materials, such as polyamides, polyethylenes, and metals, Fluon® ETFE LH-8000 is suited for producing multilayer structures in one-step process without surface treatment. Chemical-resistant product has ultra-low melting point of 180&ndash;190°C, and offers wide processing temperature range between melting point and onset of degradation (350°C). Typical applications include chemical bags, hot water hoses, and anti-stick conveyor belts. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Dymax SpeedMask® Masking Resins to be Showcased at MRO Americas

March 1, 2016

Torrington, Connecticut – Dymax Corporation will showcase SpeedMask® line of masking resins in Booth #4211 at MRO Americas, scheduled to take place April 5-7, 2016 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.  SpeedMask products replace tapes, waxes, lacquers and fixtures while offering reliable protection against most metal-finishing process environments. SpeedMask... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings, Green & Clean

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Addition Features Nine of Valspar's PVDF Colors

February 26, 2016

Philadelphia  – In July 2015, the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care opened as the newest addition to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) campus, which serves more than 200,000 patients each year. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and FKP Architects, the 12-story, 700,000-square-foot ambulatory care center is the focus of the new South Campus. Its curving... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Tekra Showing at DScoop 11 in San Antonio, TX

February 22, 2016

New Berlin WI – Tekra, A Division of EIS, Inc. an inaugural member of DScoop and an appointed HP Indigo Preferred Partner, will be exhibiting at DScoop in San Antonio for their 11th year at booth #549. Tekra will be featuring several plastic substrates for both the Indigo presses, as well as, various inkjet press types. “Our time-tested Dura-Go products are coated with a top-quality... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Teknor Apex Now Offers Diverse TPE and TPV Compounds For Seals, Gaskets, Motor Mounts, and Other Major-Appliance Components

February 19, 2016

New Specialty Sarlink® TPVs and Monprene® TPEs Address Issues Where Competitive Materials like EPDM, PVC, and General-Purpose TPVs Commonly Fall Short PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A. - Teknor Apex Company has introduced four specialty thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for seals, gaskets, motor mounts, drain tubes, shock absorbers, feet, and other components of major appliances, expanding a diverse... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

February Material Highlight: ITW Formex(TM)

February 12, 2016

This month we highlight ITW's Formex™ flexible polypropylene materials. Formex™ is a flame retardant material that provides superior electrical insulation and barrier protection in various industrial and consumer electronic equipment. This material is able to create a 'living hinge' for fantastic score and fold ability, making it easy to create 3-Dimensional parts that can... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Poron Foams for Compression Set Resistance

February 9, 2016

Poron foams are a family of cellular urethanes that have excellent compression set resistance. Made by Rogers Corporation, these urethane foams die cut cleanly and are a good choice for shock isolation pads,cushions, and enclosure gaskets. Poron foam materials are available in different grades and thicknesses, support the use of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs), and range in hardness from... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Liquid Additives come in drums that stay sealed throughout use.

February 1, 2016

Available for plastics processors, GlobalPlus&trade; single-additive dispersions come in containers that stay sealed &ndash; from loading dock arrival; through storage, handling, and metering into process; and during return for replenishment. Additive is metered into process by pump located inside drum, which eliminates such liquid handling complications as spillage, leakage, cleanup, pump maintenance, unused additive, and environmental concerns. Letdowns are 0.1%&ndash;1.5% typ. Read More