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Chemicals & Chemical Processing

CX5237 Crystal Polystyrene features high melt strength grade.

May 12, 2017

Designed for manufacturers of thermoformed foam polystyrene foodservice and food packaging products, CX5237 Crystal Polystyrene offers same stiffness with 10% reduction in weight. Product insulated and cushions the contents of the package.

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Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Medalist® Thermoplastic Elastomers come in clear and translucent grades.

May 11, 2017

Available in MD-16100 and MD-10100 series, Medalist® Thermoplastic Elastomers offer limited adhesion to polypropylene substrates. Suitable in orthopedic devices and prosthetic liners applications, Medalist MD-16100 offers less surface friction and grades are available with 20 Shore OO to 65 Shore OO or 10 Shore A hardness levels. Medalist MD-10100 is used as respiratory masks for providing... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Colorite Features New Thermoplastic Elastomer Compound Line for Medical Devices at MD&M East

May 5, 2017

Wayne, Pa. (May 2, 2017) - A line of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds for medical device applications in North America will be featured by Colorite, a Tekni-Plex company, at MD&M East, June 13-15, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City, in Booth 1445.

Cellene™ TPE compounds are suitable for a wide variety of uses in medical devices, packaging and other regulated markets.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Labels Tags Signage & Equipment

Brady Label Materials Receive Certification for BS5609 Compliance

April 24, 2017

Vinyl materials and ink ribbons meet durability criteria for marine use

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (April 21, 2017) - Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced that its B-595 and B-7569 vinyl label materials received certification for the BS5609 British Marine Standard. This internationally recognized standard ensures that... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Addition Cured Silicone is Optically Clear with Enhanced Low Temperature Serviceability

April 13, 2017

Ideal for potting and encapsulation applications, MasterSil 157 is a two component silicone system that features low viscosity and low exotherm. It has superior electrical insulation properties and can cure in sections beyond 1 inch thick.

MasterSil 157 is serviceable over the wide temperature range of -175°F to +500°F [-115°C to +260°C]. “This product was formulated for... Read More

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