Process Chemicals

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Chromaflo Featuring Non-phthalate Tinting System and Global Presence at CPI 2016 Visit us in Baltimore at Booth 27

September 27, 2016

Ashtabula, Ohio, U.S.A – Chromaflo Technologies will present a broad product portfolio for the polyurethane industry at CPI, September 26-28, 2016. Chromaflo will introduce the DTP colorant line, a non-phthalate plasticizer tinting system to enable customers to create new colors on demand as well as feature our global presence, high-strength blacks and wide range of chemistries/carriers. ... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Extend Shelf-Life of Organic and Natural Foods and Beverages In Bag-in-Box and IBC Formats with Advanced Solutions from Aran Group

September 15, 2016

Greer, SC – Organic and natural food and beverage products packed in bag-in-box and intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) can now achieve increased shelf life with precision engineered bags and fitments from Aran U.S.A., part of the Aran Group. (Booth #E-10419 at PACK EXPO International, November 6-9, 2016 in Chicago’s McCormick Place) As consumer preference for wellness and “clean”... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

LCP Monofilament allows MRI-guided vascular intervention.

September 14, 2016

MRI-compatible LCP monofilament overcomes limitation of other vascular visualization procedures while removing radiation exposure from procedure. Along with LCP (liquid crystal polymer), or thermoplastic resin, properties, this Class VI-approved and autoclavable product provides optimized torque response, pushability, and kink resistance. Tensile strength provides safe braiding option for medical device manufactures, and minimal fraying occurs during braiding process. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Wax Modifiers optimize asphalt roofing production.

September 14, 2016

Able to optimize heat stability and reduce mixing time necessary to completely blend polymer, Ceranovus™ Polyethylene and Polypropylene Waxes are valuable additives in both SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) and APP (atactic polypropylene) modified bitumen roofing systems. Products decrease viscosities at process temperature and minimize bleeding of higher oil formulations through oil scavenging. Synthesized from 100% recycled materials, modifiers are available in pastilles or granules. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Lubricants

PolySi® Lubricants Adds Australia and New Zealand Distribution

August 30, 2016

Sanford, NC - PolySi® Lubricants, a division of PolySi® Technologies, increases its global presence with the addition of Superior Lubricants of Australia as a distributor. Due to growing demand in Australia and New Zealand for silicone and synthetic lubricants, PolySi® Lubricants has added Superior Lubricants to meet local market needs. “PolySi® Lubricants is excited to add Superior... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Removable Electronic Maskant maximizes production speed.

August 29, 2016

Suited for PWB connectors and board level protection, thixotropic SpeedMask® 9-20479-B-Rev-A cures in seconds with light. This resin, designed for protection of electronic components and assemblies, provides protection from reflow or wave soldering operations and shields keep-out areas during conformal coating applications. Solvent- and silicone-free, this blue, peelable maskant offers facilitated removal and eliminates concern of ionic contamination or residual silicone.
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Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

TPE Grades provides low compression set for sealing applications.

August 12, 2016

Engineered to deliver low compression set performance for gasket and seal application, Styrenic thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) grades P32-010 and P32-011, can replace TPV elastomers. Compression set of 60 shore A P32-011 has 16% at RT, 26% at 70°C, and 38% at 100°C for 22 hrs, while 40 shore A P31-010 has 20% at RT, 27% at 70°C, and 48% at 100°C. Along with low odor, properties include optimized tear strength, cold temperature flexibility, high-temperature stability, and weather resistance. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Proven Bridge Repair Solution Now Available in the US

August 11, 2016

FRANKLIN, Ohio - America has 609,539 bridges - and now, nearly 1 in 10 of them - 58,495- have been designated as structurally deficient and in need of repair.  This, according to US Transportation Department documents.  A major part of this problem is maintenance for older bridges: of the 250 most traveled bridges needing repair, 85% of them were commissioned prior to 1970. Congress... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

LUMIFLON® FEVE Resins Improve Corrosion Resistance and Life Span of Aircraft Coatings

August 4, 2016

EXTON, Pa., August 1, 2016 - LUMIFLON® fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) resins from AGC Chemicals Americas help aerospace manufacturers create ultra-durable coatings for aircraft in a wide range of colors and glosses that significantly reduce life cycle costs. Manufacturers worldwide use LUMIFLON resins in aerospace coatings formulations to protect military and commercial aircraft from... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Backlight Reflective Film brightens displays.

August 3, 2016

Measuring just 65 microns thick, 3M Enhanced Specular Reflector Film reflects 98% of incident and generated light to optimize performance of backlit displays used in portable devices. Film maintains uniform high reflectivity across visible spectrum without color shifts. Unlike diffuse reflection where light is reflected in many directions, ESR Film reflects light back toward viewer in single outgoing direction. Non-metallic, multi-layered polymer film will not interfere with electronics or WiFi. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Automotive Silicone Adhesive Sealant affords process flexibility.

July 29, 2016

Designed for automotive module applications, BERGQUIST TLB 400 SLT offers adaptable thermal cure profile that enables full cure, independent of ambient moisture, at temperatures from 25 to 180°C to accommodate various manufacturing protocols. This 2-part solution, with 400% elongation to break, creates environmentally protected enclosure resistant to degradation from exposure to common automotive fluids. Product also exhibits reliability in high-temperature and -humidity conditions. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Flat Sheet are available in cut-to-size.

July 12, 2016

Cut-To-Size Flat Sheet is offered alongside inventory of PVC and Polycarbonate Roofing and Siding Panels. UNITREX Polycarbonate Panels consist of heavy duty, corrugated building material for new or replacement siding and roofing applications. Exhibiting optimized cracking and peeling protection, panels protect equipment from harsh weather conditions, pollution, harmful UV rays, and high-impact forces. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Non-Industrial Products

TPE Feed Mat helps solve mealtime problems.

July 5, 2016

By retaining high ductility and strength, 78 shore A TPE P21-093A helps satisfy need for pet feeders specifically designed to prevent rapid and hasty eating by pets. Product can be colored and molded into complex shapes with good surface finish. Slip resistance property helps prevent sliding and food spillage. Material is recyclable, top rack dishwasher safe, and free of PVC, metal, latex, and phthalates. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Foam Apple Trays Improve Protection, Reduce Pack Times

July 1, 2016

Wayne, Pa. (June 28, 2016) - Foam apple trays from Dolco Packaging, a Tekni-Plex company, have been engineered to improve protection of the fruit in transit, as well as reduce pack times. Dolco has designed the polystyrene foam trays so that they can go directly from the shipping case to display, without the fruit having to be removed and restacked. Because the apples are displayed against a... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Barrier Lamination reduces sealant side extractables.

June 16, 2016

Targeting pharmaceutical and medical device markets, PRO FlexiPURE™ addresses trace contaminants found in film structures. Solution reduces sealant-side extractables (in water, alcohol and hexane) by 60% as well as time and effort needed to complete drug submission packaging requirements. With low extractable profile that minimizes compounds requiring identification, analysis, and monitoring, aluminum foil barrier provides low moisture and oxygen transmission rates and light penetration. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

PolyAd Services Introduces New Product Lines

June 10, 2016

To Drive Improved Performance, Reliability Efficiency of Nylon Additive Solutions Raise the Bar for Heat & Light Stability In Automotive, Fibers, Wire & Cable Plus Other Industries ST. LOUIS - PolyAd Services, LLC, the global plastics additives innovator, is introducing two branded product lines to drive enhanced performance and efficiency of light-weight nylon, especially for end-users... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Wego is a Global Supplier of Polycarboxylate

June 8, 2016

Wego Chemical Group is a leading global supplier and distributor of polymers such as Polycarboxylate. Polycarboxylate can be found under CAS # 9084-06-4 and has the molecluar formula C21H14Na2O6S2. Polycarboxylate is often referred to by its commonly used acronyms, PCX, PXC, and PC, or alternatively by its synonym Sodium Poly (Naphthaleneformaldehyde) Sulfonate. Polycarboxylate's primary... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Lubricants

Silicone Ceramic Lubricant prevents disc brake squeal.

May 23, 2016

Featuring 100% silicone, non-petroleum based formula fortified with high-temperature ceramic-solids, Permatex Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant prevents disc brake squeal and chatter while protecting caliper pins, sleeves, bushings, and pistons against seizing and galling. Product will not melt and can handle temperatures from -50 to 3,000°F. Available in 0.5 oz. squeeze tube and 8 fl oz bottle with built-in applicator, lubricant will not wash out and will last throughout life of brake pad. Read More

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

Mastic Waterborne Acrylic overcoats sound rusted steel.

May 19, 2016

Designed for minimally prepared sound rusted steel and previously coated surfaces, Series 118 Uni-Bond Mastic provides rust-inhibitive tie coat that can be used with acrylic and solvent-borne urethane and fluoropolymer finish coats. It is possible to apply 6–8 mils dry film thickness per coat. Single component product sprays on easily with dry-fall characteristics that minimize potential for overspray issues. Series 118 offers 200% elasticity for optimized flexibility and impact resistance. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

High-Barrier Transparent PET Film suits retort pouch applications.

May 18, 2016

Used to produce transparent, printable, and microwaveable packaging, Barrialox® SBR2 aluminum oxide-coated polyester film resists pinholing, flex-cracking, and scuffing/abrasion. Thermal stability and such mechanical properties as strength and dimensional stability enable product to withstand converting process conditions and retort sterilization heat/pressure. Typical value, flat sheet oxygen- and moisture-barrier transmission rates are, respectively, 0.01 cc/100 in. and 0.02 g/100 in. Read More