Materials & Material Processing

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Heat Treating Power Console features 6-zone design.

May 28, 2015

Designed with no traditional contactors or transformers, 6-Zone Heat Treating Intelligent Power Console features program-controlled technology and constant current operation that maintains ampere output, regardless of 1, 2, or 3 heaters. Unit includes short circuit, over-voltage, and under-voltage protection, and will not allow cables or heater tails to arc out. To streamline paperwork, console is available with digital recording option as well as 12- or 24-point recorder strip chart. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Shaft Mixer is designed for viscous applications.

May 28, 2015

Delivering combination of low, intermediate, and high shear rates, VersaMix processes viscous pastes and slurries. Features include 2-wing anchor, gate agitator, and high-speed disperser. Each agitator is independently-driven, imparting range of mixing intensities and flow patterns as product changes rheologically throughout batching cycle. Offered from 1 gal lab models to 4,000 gal production models, system features hinged PTFE scrapers, high-speed shaft, and air/oil hydraulic lift. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Flash Soldering Laser System achieves speeds of <0.3 sec/point.

May 28, 2015

Able to integrate pre- and post-soldering processes, such as SMT and through-hole devices, Unix FS Series employs integrated optical laser configuration that promotes speed and productivity. System speed enables 100 points to be soldered in <30 sec depending on various conditions. Along with integrated soldering process for both solder paste and wire, features include coaxial camera as well as simple setup and operation with direct teaching. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Viscosity Modifiers provide oxidation stability.

May 27, 2015

Made from mixture of select vegetable oils, OptiBase Viscosity Modifiers impart polarity and optimized lubricity. Products come in 4 viscosity ranges of 100–200, 300–500, 500–1,000, and 1,500 cSt at 40°C. Primarily based on triglycerides or triglycerides that contain hydroxyl groups, oils are extremely shear-stable and readily mix with many mineral, bio-based, and synthetic oils. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Pelletized Zinc Oxide comes in 6 grades.

May 27, 2015

Manufactured using drum style pelletizer, Pelletized Zinc Oxide comes in 6 grades, each formulated for specific applications. Pellet size and density can be precisely controlled to match individual needs. Pellets are freer flowing, accelerating processing time with less dusting versus powdered zinc oxide. Because of drum style production method with multiple screens, additional binding agents or pinch rollers are not required. Pellet form is preferred in rubber, tire, glass, and chemical markets. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Laser Soldering System optimizes laser exposure diameters.

May 26, 2015

Offering adjustable beam spot diameters from 0.1–3.0 mm, Multi-Phi Laser Soldering System optimizes soldering conditions for each component. Diameter range is determined by optical fibers and lens configuration. Laser’s output power is converted into thermal energy, and robot’s z-axis (vertical) stays fixed when adjusting beam diameter. Supporting variety of soldering patterns, component shapes, and sizes, Multi-Phi can feed solder wire from any direction with feeding mechanism. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

FKM Material offers flexibility in extreme cold.

May 22, 2015

Serving as standard material for O-rings, 75 FKM 38269 is suited for use throughout processing applications in chemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries. FKM (Fluorocarbon) material, stable for long-term static use in both oxidizing and alkaline cleaning and disinfecting agents, also withstands cleaning processes employing CIP and SIP procedures. Approvals include FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 and EU Regulation 1935/2004, and classifications include Class I of 3-A® Sanitary Standards. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Universal Style Oven heats heavy metal dies to 550°F.

May 22, 2015

Providing 24 x 24 x 24 in. workspace dimensions, electrically heated No. 1034 utilizes 7 kW Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat oven chamber and 400 cfm, 1/3 hp recirculating blower to provide universal front-to-rear airflow to workload. Oven features 6 in. insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior, and Type 304 SS interior with 2B finish. Measuring 24 x 24 in., two shelves are rated at 300 lb each and supported by rollers. Integral oven leg stand is also provided. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Materials & Material Processing

Flow Tuning and Measurement System offers accuracy to ±1%.

May 21, 2015

Based on MICROFLOW technology, which monitors flow of abrasive media through small passages in real-time, EXTRUDE HONE™ MF PROGRESS™ is aimed at orifices 100–350 µm in parts less than 30 mm in diameter and flow rates up to 5 lpm. Modular system is available in various inside station layouts, including flow tuning, media reclaim, flush module, test module, and marking. Machine comes with expanded on-screen maintenance capabilities and optimized filtration to further pump and valve life. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Rapid Prototyping Silicone enhances moldmaking process.

May 21, 2015

Formulated with low viscosity to optimize filling and degassing, BLUESIL™ RTV 3044 has 1:1 mix ratio and built-in inhibition resistance and promotes mechanical performance and mold life. Platinum-catalyzed elastomer cures at room temperature, exhibits high degree of transparency, and allows for mistake-free part reproduction and accelerated, efficient process. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

LSR Machine offers precision dispensing.

May 20, 2015

Replacing two previous systems, Fluid Automation F4-5 LSR Machine offers precise ratio control for mixing 2-component silicone and 2 additive color streams at .5 to 5% ratios. High-precision dosing system provides greater measurement resolution than previous models, resulting in material savings for end-user. Additionally, machine’s design includes proprietary Graco Control Architecture™ controls and reduced footprint for greater efficiency in floor space. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Thermoplastic Connectors combine strength, solvent resistance.

May 20, 2015

Constructed of Kynar® (PVDF) engineering thermoplastic, Kynar (PVDF) Connectors (No. 11390–11404) serve applications requiring purity, strength, and resistance to solvents. Configurations include female luer lock to barb, non-vented female luer lock cap, female luer lock to female luer lock, male luer lock to barb, and non-vented male luer lock cap. Natural-colored components are Autoclave, E-Beam, EtO, Gamma, and Steam sterilization compatible, and barbs range in size from 1/16–¼ in. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Effect Pigments offer design options for plastics industry.

May 19, 2015

Characterized by high brilliance, purity, and chromaticity, Lumina® Royal Series is suited for toys, cosmetic packaging, electronic device casings, and household appliances such as coffee makers. Blue, Aqua, Indigo, and Magenta pigments cover greenish- to reddish-blue interference color spectrum, whereas Lumina Royal Copper offers opaque, bright copper effect shade. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Specialty Laminates produce low chemical emissons.

May 18, 2015

Offered in 4 colors and 3 textures, DecoMetal® Metal Laminates bring metallic authenticity to vertical surfaces, including walls, retail fixtures, signage, exhibits, and displays. ColorCore2™ Solid Color Laminates, offered in 3 colors, go completely through, eliminating look of dark edge. With core of product coordinated to decorative surface, ColorCore2™ can be engraved, carved, routed, and layered to create custom designs. Both laminates are GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold certified. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Composite Sheathing helps lower energy bills.

May 15, 2015

Made with 100% composite materials and manufactured without adhesives, Composite Structural Insulated Sheathing optimizes building strength and air quality while earning LEED points and NAHB green certification. Fiberglass reinforced thermoset skin is impervious to moisture and is bonded by chemical reaction to polyurethane foam insulation during manufacturing, eliminating delamination. Continuous polyurethane foam adds R-6 insulation in 1 1/8 in. sheathing and R-12 in 2 1/8 in. sheathing. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Purpose Material offers chemical resistance.

May 13, 2015

Made of polyketone, SUSTAKON® offers optimal resilience, making it suitable for parts subject to continuous dynamic stress and high load alternation, such as gear wheels or friction bearings. Resistance against aggressive chemicals, lye, lubricants, oils, and weak acids makes SUSTAKON suitable for seals, pump components, and valve flaps. With low water absorption rate of 0.4% in average climates, material can also be used in environments where parts may come in contact with moisture. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Flexible Graphite Sheet suits fluid sealing applications. .

May 12, 2015

Manufactured from mineral graphite, EQFG Flexible Graphite Sheet is compressible and conformable, making it suited for gasketing and fluid sealing applications. Product offers chemical resistance and works well to temperatures up to 900°F. Available in 2 sheet sizes of 19 x 19 in. and meter x meter, as well as thicknesses of 1/32, 1/16, and 1/8 in., graphite sheet is also suitable for EMI shielding and gasketing, heat dissipation, lubrication, stress sensing, and vibration damping. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Cosmetic Actives offer label-friendly composition.

May 11, 2015

Enabling delivery of active ingredients into deeper layers of skin, ROVISOME® NG products avoid solvents like ethanol and glycol. Products include ROVISOME® AHA NG, for skin-renewing appearance through enhanced moisturization; ROVISOME® Defense NG, for skin soothing protection from environmental aggressors; ROVISOME® HA NG, for increased skin moisture that can help improve appearance of wrinkles; and ROVISOME® Q10 NG, for deep skin protection from free radicals. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Materials & Material Processing

Fuel Treatment/Stabilizer protects engine and fuel system.

May 11, 2015

Preventing gumming and varnishing within fuel system, 5-in-1 Advanced Formula Fuel Treatment & Stabilizer features detergent that works to clean engine while it runs. Triple anti-oxidants stabilize fuel, while corrosion inhibitors and metal de-activators protect metal engine components from rust and corrosion. Able to protect and maintain fuel stability for up to 3 years, this alcohol-free product comes in ½ oz pouches and 4, 8, and 16 oz bottles. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Battery-Powered Vacuum automates floor care.

May 8, 2015

Certified by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) and powered via Lithium-ion battery, AutoVac can scrub and clean >20,000 ft² of flooring per hour while achieving 99% soil removal. Unit can be used in conjunction with OmniFlex Crossover Cleaning system add-on components (Dispense-and-Vac or Spray-and-Vac). Also available, AutoVac Complete offers preconfigured system that includes Trolley Bucket, wet/dry vacuum, and AutoVac Add-on Kit. Read More