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Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Laser-Markable Compounds from RTP Company: A Great Option for Unique Identification Needs

March 24, 2017

WINONA, MN, USA - (March 21, 2107) - RTP Company, a leading global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, has developed Laser-Markable Compounds, a series of thermoplastic compounds formulated specifically for allowing high contrast marks and images to be added to an application via laser processing. A variety of polymers, including clear substrates, can be compounded to optimize... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Stratasys’ New Material enhances 3D printing.

March 10, 2017

Stratasys' New Materials - nylon and rubber-like material improves its 3D printing capability. Used for rapid prototyping, strong and light-weight tooling, FDM Nylon 12CF constitutes 35 percent of chopped carbon-fiber by weight. Agilus30 family materials come in Agilus30 and Agilus30 Black variants and used in applications like for soft-touch and living hinges, hoses, seals and gaskets,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Tekra, A Division of EIS, Inc. to Exhibit at the ISA Sign Expo 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada

March 9, 2017

New Berlin, WI - Tekra, A Division of EIS, Inc. has just announced that they will be showcasing their digital films and adhesives for the first time at booth #600 at the International Sign Expo 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada April 20 - 22, 2017.

“The world of printing continues to evolve towards digital and the sign marketplace is no different,” states Andy Danihel, Director of Marketing... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Everkem Adds Fixed Nozzle as TruSil 100 Packaging Option

March 8, 2017

As part of their commitment to customer-driven solutions, Everkem Diversified Products is pleased to announce the addition of fixed nozzle tubes to their TruSil 100 line of Silicone Sealants, thus offering both fixed nozzle and removable nozzle packaging options for the product.

The line was launched with a screw on nozzle which allowed for easy cleaning, storage, and reuse after the... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Chemlon® Compounds meet UL-94 V-0 standards.

March 3, 2017

Available as 904-13 GVNH and 204-13 GVNH, Chemlon® Compounds are suitable for under-hood automotive components like engine covers. Yielding smooth surface and 15% less density than conventional counterparts, both products are glass-filled nylon compounds with low halogen content. 904-13 GVNH offers 245 °C heat deflection temperature. Compounds passed vertical burn test at 0.8 mm... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

AGC Chemicals Americas to Showcase Advantages of LUMIFLON® FEVE-Based Coatings for Exterior Architectural Applications

February 2, 2017

EXTON, Pa., February 1, 2017 - Hongli Wang, Ph.D., Senior Technical Development Engineer with AGC Chemicals Americas Inc., will present on value-added FEVE formulations for high performance powder coatings at the 2017 Waterborne Symposium. Dr. Wang will discuss the exceptional weatherability, corrosion and chemical resistance and environmental benefits of FEVE resin-based powder coatings.... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing

One Component Elastomeric System Features Excellent Thermal Conductivity

November 23, 2016

Master Bond X5TC is an elastomeric system that has a thermal conductivity of 10-12 BTU•in/ft2•hr•°F [1.44-1.73 W/m•K] while maintaining solid electrical insulation properties. This one part, no mix adhesive/sealant has a paste-like consistency and is very easy to use. It readily cures in 8-12 hours at room temperature or in 60-90 minutes at 150°F.

X5TC bonds well to many... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Clysar Kicks Off Pack Expo 2016 with Wide Range of New Shrink Packaging Solutions

November 11, 2016

New shrink films, both narrower and wider roll widths and updated, resource - rich websites offer compelling reasons to engage with Clysar at Pack Expo 2016.

CHICAGO, IL - Nov.1, 2016 - Clysar LLC, a leading manufacturer of polyolefin shrink films, will be unveiling exciting new packaging solutions at Pack Expo International-the world’s largest packaging show - at McCormick Place,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Celanese’s Polymer Products meets aesthetic and operational needs.

November 11, 2016

Designed for global auto, medical and consumer electronics, Celanese’s Polymer Products include: Celapex high flow PEEK, Celstran high flow LFT, Fortron flexible PPS, Hostaform M25IE POM and MetaLX appearance Nylon. Highly durable and heat resistant, polymers come in high flow, flexible high-temperature and has higher production throughput rates which help mold thin wall intricate parts and... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Packaging Products & Equipment

Printpack’s Polyethylene Pouches feature recyclability.

November 11, 2016

With combination of coatings, barriers and closures, Printpack’s Pouch helps to combat food waste and preserves product flavor, color and aroma to maximize shelf life. Featured with reverse-printed laminated structure, pouch protects graphics ensuring pristine presentation of product’s lifespan. Suitable for multi-or single-serve snacks like nuts, cookies, crackers and chips, unit offers... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Services

A. Schulman to Highlight How It Supports Customer Success at K Fair 2016

October 24, 2016

From industry-leading service to timely innovations to 'trend books,' Company is invested in the success of its customers AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2016 - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, powders, composites and resins, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the K Fair, the world's leading trade fair for... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Ascend Performance Materials to Exhibit Its Growing Portfolio of Vydyne® PA66 Solutions at K 2016

October 17, 2016

HOUSTON – Ascend Performance Materials will be showcasing its most recent innovative grades of Vydyne® PA66 at the K Show, the world’s largest plastics trade show, in Dusseldorf from October 19-26. Ascend, the world’s largest fully-integrated producer of PA66 resin, manufactures materials used in the automotive, consumer, industrial, textile, electrical and electronic and carpet... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Airbus Standardizes on Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Solutions for A350 XWB Aircraft Supply Chain

October 17, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS REHOVOT, Israel - Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announces that leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus has standardized on its ULTEM™ 9085 3D printing material for the production of flight parts for its A350 XWB aircraft. Stratasys’ ULTEM™ 9085 resin is certified to an Airbus material specification and is used in... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

TECATRON PPS Stock Shapes offered in both rod and plate versions.

October 7, 2016

Exhibiting increased tensile strength, tensile modulus, compressive modulus, and greatly improved elongation properties, TECATRON PPS stock shapes are chemical resistant and suitable for food processing and energy industries. Manufactured using FDA compliant resins, characteristics include tensile strength 13,700 psi; tensile modulus 836,700 psi; flexural strength 20,400 psi; flexural... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

Electrically and Thermally Conductive, Two Part Silicone Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

October 5, 2016

Well suited for use in vacuum environments, Master Bond MasterSil 973S-LO is an adhesive, sealant and coating that passes NASA low outgassing tests. This electrically conductive, two component silicone can be used in the aerospace, electronic, opto-electronic and specialty OEM industries. Featuring a low volume resistivity of 0.004 ohm-cm, MasterSil 973S-LO is a silver filled compound that has a... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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... Read More