Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing

Laminate Materials offer rolled copper cladding options.

October 21, 2014

Combining smooth rolled copper with very low dielectric loss of PTFE-ceramic resin system, RO3003™, RO3035™, and RO3203™ are suitable for loss-critical millimeter wave frequency designs, where consistent circuit performance matters, such as automotive radar sensors and point-to-point microwave backhaul communications systems. RO3003 3.0 dielectric constant laminates are available with rolled copper foils from ½ oz up to 0.040 in. thick rolled copper plate. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Thermal Grade CVD Diamond aids semiconductor heat management.

October 21, 2014

Grown by chemical vapor deposition (CVD), DIAFILM TM130 exhibits thermal conductivity in excess of 1,300 W/mK. This thermal grade of diamond, which is available in metallized and un-metallized wafer forms, offers full isotropic heat spreading in both planar and through plane directions. Features and properties meet needs of microelectronics and electronics packaging industry applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Microcell Foam Boards support fine detail work.

October 20, 2014

Featuring uniform, ultra-smooth design, LAST-A-FOAM® FR-4600 Microcell prototype and modeling foam boards cut crisply and support fine detail work, satisfying needs of boat makers. In lower densities, products are suitable for hand-carved models, prototypes, and decorative fixtures. Higher densities are easily milled by machine to create intricate tooling. Tight microcell texture creates superfine surface that can be finished and painted without filling and sanding. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Corrosion-Resistant Aluminum Alloy combines strength, weldability.

October 20, 2014

Issued MIL-DTL-32505 by USARL, 7017 aluminum alloy can be used on combat vehicles for ballistic protection as well as for advanced armor solutions. Balance of elements optimizes stress-corrosion cracking resistance while maintaining high strength and weldability. Intended for commercial plate and defense end-uses, corrosion-resistant alloy offers weld compatibility that affords armored vehicle designers flexibility to incorporate different design characteristics. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Polyurethane Potting Compound is environmentally friendly.

October 20, 2014

Intended for electronic applications with low toxicity requirements, 20-2121 Polyurethane is made from natural oil polyol, meets FDA food contact requirements, and does not contain TDI, MbOCA, or Mercury. Plant-based potting, casting, and encapsulating compound, exhibiting minimal shrinkage or exotherm, offers elastomeric properties that limit stress on electronics. Tensile strength is 2,000 psi, tear strength is 119 PLI, mixed viscosity is 2,000 cps at 25°C, and gel time is 20 min at 60°C. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Optical Manufacturing Systems feature impact-resistant spindle.

October 20, 2014

Comprising ultra-precision diamond turning, micro-grinding, and micro-milling systems, V-Series provides 8 pm feedback resolution for all linear axes. Impact Resistant Porous Graphite air bearing work spindle offers radial and axial runout of less than 12.5 mm throughout 10,000 rpm range. NanoSMART™ HMI, featuring touch/swipe gesture interactive display, is coupled with 64-bit Delta Tau 1 GHz Power PMAC Motion Controller with up to 40,000 block lookahead for advanced trajectory calculations. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Foam/Tooling Boards and Material promote engineering flexibility.

October 20, 2014

Accommodating design engineers, LAST-A-FOAM® FR-4600 Microcell Series uniform, ultra-smooth foam board cuts crisply and supports fine detail work. LAST-A-FOAM® FR-4700 Tooling Board Series of dimensionally stable, rigid, high-density, epoxy-urethane tooling boards withstands temperatures to 350°F continuous (400°F peak). With cellular structure and cross-linked resin, LAST-A-FOAM® FST-3800 Performance Series rigid foam core material satisfies aerospace FST and heat-release requirements. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Cellulose Filter Media enhances clarity and performance.

October 17, 2014

Produced from virgin pulp, HydroFlow® HYDROFIBER® is 100 pure and natural powdered cellulose filter media that promotes cake filtration for filtering and removing fine particulate from metalworking fluids. Media mixes to form slurry for uniform distribution and can be mixed with removed contaminate for multiple disposal options. Compatible with various pressure filter styles, this non-abrasive, food-grade filter media aids recovery of precious metals with low ash content upon incineration. Read More