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Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Interstate Plastics Provides Broad Range of Mechanical Plastics to Machine Shops Nationwide

August 21, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., – Interstate Plastics offers mechanical plastics to machine shops for engineering, commercial and retail markets. With a large network of exceptional machine shops and manufacturers, Interstate Plastics works to provide solutions for a wide variety of machining applications. Interstate Plastics assists customers in finding solutions for custom components and parts,... Read More

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

Raven Industries' Engineered Films Division Launches New Geomembrane Product Line

May 27, 2015

Sioux Falls, SD – Raven Industries’ Engineered Films Division (NASDAQ:RAVN), an innovative manufacturer of specialty plastic film and sheeting, has announced the launch of a new flexible geomembrane product line designed to provide effective containment solutions for the energy and environmental sectors. HydraFlex™ Containment Solutions is the newest addition to the Raven product line and... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

DuroMaxx® SRPE Receives FDOT Approval

April 10, 2015

100-Year Pipe Applications Contech Engineered Solutions LLC (Contech) recently received approval from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for 100-Year pipe applications of steel reinforced polyethylene (SRPE). DuroMaxx® SRPE represents a revolution in pipe construction that was pioneered internationally and recognized by Contech Engineered Solutions as combining the strength... 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, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

DuraSurf(TM) STS Ultra Low-friction UHMW for Slider Beds and Sidepans

May 27, 2014

DuraSurf™ STS is a UHMW product that ships in a continuous roll. This innovative, ultra low-friction product can reduce energy consumption, protect slider beds, and extend belt life. The package handling industry, specifically baggage transport, is incredibly abrasive. Heavy conveyed materials and belt lacing cause continuous high-friction contact on sidewalls and slider beds during... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

HDPE Grade reduces weight, materials for caps and closures.

April 4, 2014

Based on Borstar polyethylene technology, BorPure&trade; MB5568 high density polyethylene (HDPE) supports beverage industry's trend towards lightweight caps and closures for carbonated soft drinks, juices, teas, and bottled water. PE mechanical and processing properties can be tailored to application. Exhibiting stiffness and Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR) as well as optimized organoleptic properties, multimodal polymer will not influence taste or odor of bottle contents.<br /> Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Porvair Filtration Group's Enhanced Capabilities for Media Treatment

March 14, 2014

Porvair Filtration Group demonstrates its commitment to the development of technically advanced, cost-effective solutions to meet the increasingly challenging requirements of the industrial, medical, pharmaceutical and life science industries. Porvair Filtration Group has enhanced its range of sintered porous materials, both in metals and polymers, with specialist chemical surface modifications... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Thermally Conductive Plastics target LED applications.

December 13, 2013

While meeting UL94 V-0 flame resistance requirement, LUVOCOM® thermally conductive and electrically insulative materials are characterized by thermal conductivity from 0.6&ndash;1.5 W/mK, impact strength up to 14 lb ft/in.², and tensile strength up to 8,000 psi. Typical materials use base polymers PET and PA 6, which meet application requirements, extend component service life, and exhibit processing characteristics that enable injection molding of complex geometries and thin wall sections. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

AXION Recycled Plastics Signs $42,000,000 Contract

December 9, 2013

Recently launched recycled plastics subsidiary is awarded a multi-year contract with one of the largest thermoplastics companies in the US NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. — In a major deal adding $42 million of new revenues, AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite, today announced that its subsidiary, AXION Recycled Plastics Incorporated,... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Textile Industry Products

Freudenberg at the Specialties Fabrics Expo

October 22, 2013

Eco-friendly nonwoven products on display confirm Freudenberg's commitment to environmental sustainability PLYMOUTH, Mich. -- Freudenberg Nonwovens, leading global manufacturer of nonwoven products, is exhibiting its latest eco-friendly products in the Advanced Textiles Section of the IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo and the Advanced Textiles Conference Trade Show. This year's IFAI Expo will be... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

UHMW Polyethylene enhances separators for Li-ion batteries.

October 18, 2013

Next generation GUR® ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) enhances performance for separators used in Lithium-ion batteries, which improves membrane puncture strength and promotes design flexibility. Gelation can provide fiber and membrane manufacturers such processing advantages as increased throughput, while abrasion resistance helps extend life of machined parts while maintaining impact strength performance. Use also improves fiber strength and tensile properties. Read More

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

Interstate Plastics Provides Superior Plastic Solutions throughout the Pacific Northwest

October 14, 2013

Kent, Washington, located near Seattle, is one of Interstate Plastics' eight nation-wide branches that offer a full line of cut-to-size sheets, rods and tubes as well as semi-finished plastics. Kent specializes in mechanical plastics as well as cut-to-size distribution and manufacturing of agriculture and food processing industries in the region. For boating and marine industries throughout the... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Services, Green & Clean

Conversion to Lightweight PET Delivers Unique Style and Easy Handling for McCormick Distilling's Eco Friendly 360 Vodka

September 23, 2013

Custom 1.75L Bottle from Amcor Is Industry's First PET Container to Use Swing Top Closure MANCHESTER, Mich. – McCormick Distilling Co. Inc., a Weston, Mo. based manufacturer and distributor of premium spirits, has converted its Eco Friendly 360 Vodka 1.75L line from glass to lightweight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles from Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world's leading producer of rigid... Read More

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

Curbell Plastics Announces New High Performance Sliding Material for the Conveyor, Material Handling, and Automation Industries

August 6, 2013

Orchard Park, NY – Curbell Plastics announces LubX® C, a new high performance UHMW-PE sliding material created by Röchling Engineering Plastics. It will be showcased in their Booth #5562 at the upcoming EASTEC Show. This high performance polymer was designed specifically for the conveyor, material handling, and automation industries. LubX® C is UHMW-PE combined with a proprietary blend of... Read More

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

Metal Detectable Plastics Available at Emco Plastics!

July 30, 2013

If you are involved with food processing or packaging, Emco can help with right material to suite your needs. The first is a metal detectable grade metal detectable of Acetal. Acetal (POM) polymer has superb inherent mechanical properties in respect of dimensional stability, strength, stiffness and low wear characteristics. Acetal is suitable for replacing metal parts that are currently... Read More

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

Rotational Molding Utilized Increasingly for Product Conversion

July 29, 2013

Rotational molding is being utilized to convert products made out of other materials into polyethylene. Fiberglass, metals such as aluminum and steel, as well as other types of plastic applications are all being redesigned to be rotomolded. Rotationally molded products have a variety of advantages including longer lifespan, durability, lower maintenance costs and ease of repair. Polyethylene's... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Ticona to Exhibit High-Temperature Polymers at ITB Automotive Engine Air and Cooling 2013

June 10, 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will showcase its high-temperature polymers for under-hood and powertrain applications during the ITB Group Automotive Engine Air and Cooling 2013 conference on Thursday, June 6, at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel in Michigan. The Ticona exhibit will highlight the newest Fortron® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) material... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Multidirectional Stretching Foam resists tearing and zippering.

May 28, 2013

With attributes that benefit wrapping, surface protection, and interleaving applications, Microfoam® Stretchfoam&trade; is polyethylene (PE) resin blend sheet foam intended for use as protective packaging material for products with irregular edges. Soft-to-the-touch product has coefficient of friction that makes foam cling to item it is protecting to help prevent abrasion. No curing agents are used, so there is no grease transfer to the part it protects, and compression strength enables reuse. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Self-Adhesive PE Foam Strips protect products during transport.

May 6, 2013

Supplied in 3/8, 1/2, and 3/4 in. thicknesses, 2.3 in. tall Form-It&trade; strips provide customizable method to cushion and protect products. Users cut desired length from roll, peel off release liner to expose adhesive, and affix into position. Typically applied to inside of corrugated container or carton used for transport, self-adhesive polyethylene (PE) foam strips may be used for blocking and bracing as well as creation of such custom forms as dividers, U-channels, L-shapes, and pockets. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

Food-Grade rPET suits ambient, cold, and frozen applications.

April 24, 2013

Consisting of food-grade, melt-extruded recycled PET pellet, LNO&trade; w Resin targets both blow molded and thermoformed applications for water, cold-filled beverages, deli trays, and fruit tubs which are not subjected to heat, either in filling process or during consumer usage. Product can be used at levels up to 100%, or blended with virgin PET. Resin is additionally suitable for personal care packaging applications. Read More