Materials & Material Processing

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Tough Enough to Protect the Power Grid: Southern States LLC Selects GlasArmor(TM) Panels from PolyOne

June 24, 2016

CLEVELAND, June 20, 2016 - Southern States LLC, a Georgia manufacturer of products for the electric utility industry, recently selected PolyOne's industry-leading GlasArmor™ continuous glass-fiber composite panels to create its new custom Ballisti-Wall® and Ballisti-Cover® ballistic-resistant solutions. These innovative products are used in the construction of protective, surrounding... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Thermatic® Extruders Support Maxi-Blast Expansion

June 24, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - Longtime Davis-Standard customer Maxi-Blast, Inc. recently installed six Davis-Standard Thermatic® extruders at its new 40,000 square foot facility in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is the latest extruder addition for Maxi-Blast, whose chairman and CEO Robert Donaldson has been purchasing Davis-Standard extruders since founding the company in 1981. Donaldson built Maxi-Blast... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools

Twin Turret Grinding Machines exhibit optimized stiffness.

June 24, 2016

Universal Landis Twin Turret (LTT) grinding machine provides common platform for multiple machine configurations and processes, including OD, ID, and profile grinding, milling, polishing, hard and diamond turning, dicing, and in-situ metrology. Designed for superabrasives and suited to process challenging materials and geometries, models LTT-100 and LTT-400 respectively handle workpieces as large as 100 and 400 mm dia. Universal Twin Turret grinder enables sub-micron position control. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Demonstrate New Solutions for Advanced Gear Production at IMTS 2016

June 23, 2016

Rochester, New York, USA Gleason will demonstrate brand new solutions in advanced gear manufacturing technology on Booth #N-7000 at IMTS 2016, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Among the technologies to be exhibited are: Genesis® 260GX – New Threaded Wheel Grinding Powerhouse The 200/260GX... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

SLM Solutions to Feature SLM 280HL Metal 3D Printer at First IMTS

June 23, 2016

Novi, MI — As the largest industrial trade show in North America, IMTS will feature an additive manufacturing section at this year’s event, September 12-17. Making a splash at its first IMTS, SLM Solutions will feature the top-selling SLM 280HL metal additive manufacturing system, their mid-range machine with a build envelope of 280x280x350mm. As with all SLM Solutions machines, the SLM... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Belt Conveyor Oven reaches max temperature of 550°F.

June 23, 2016

Constructed with 4 in. insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior, and stainless steel interior, No. 866 offers 18 in. x 20 ft x 15 in. workspace, 60 KW installed in Nichrome wire heating elements, and 4,200 cfm, 3 hp recirculating blower that provides vertical downward airflow. Oven travel comprises 1 ½ ft long open belt loading zone, 20 ft long insulated heat zone with recirculated airflow, 1 ft long open zone, 12 ft long cooling zone, and 1 ½ ft long open unloading zone. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Lubricated Compound replaces rubber in seals and gaskets.

June 23, 2016

Intended for use in seals for non-pressure water and drain pipe, Sarlink® 9156-02 thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomer provides lubricity for accelerated insertion of seals into fittings. Sealing force, retained over years, prolongs working lives of pipe seals, while stress relaxation, also maintained over years, optimizes sealing force. Processable on standard thermoplastic equipment, compound eliminates crosslinking associated with rubber and supports 2-component molding capability. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Japanese Automaker, Daihatsu, Collaborates with Local Designers to Offer Car Design Customization Using Stratasys 3D Printing

June 22, 2016

Carmaker worked with top Japanese designers to create unique, customizable automotive exterior ‘Effect Skins’ for their 2-door convertible MINNEAPOLIS REHOVOT, Israel - Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, says automaker Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd, (Daihatsu) is one of the first manufacturers to deliver on the 3D printing vision of mass... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Prestigious Industry Award for Griplock Systems®

June 22, 2016

Griplock’s Solimar™ Powered Suspension System honored with Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award (PIA) Carpinteria, CA – Now in its sixth year, the Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award winners have all demonstrated great strides in advancing the technology well beyond the status of mere replacement products and Griplock® Systems’ Solimar™ Powered Suspension System is... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Ergonomic Backpack Vibrator supports concrete consolidation.

June 22, 2016

Equipped with Honda 4-cycle 50 cc gas engine, Wyco ErgoPack® enables one user to vibrate low- to high-slump concrete with up to 2 in. head. Engine has heavy-duty clutch mounted on steel frame with flexible throttle and kill switch. With bulk of weight distributed over operator's hips, ErgoPack minimizes strain on shoulders and upper back, discouraging injury-prone postures and delaying operator fatigue. Digital tachometer/hour meter allows for quick reference of vibration speed. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

KAPP NILES Demonstrates Mass Production Gear Grinding Solution, and Unveils a New Metrology Machine at the IMTS

June 21, 2016

Featured at the KAPP NILES booth are the KX 100 DYNAMIC, which turns convention on its head with the first ever “pick-up” work spindle, and the exciting presentation of measuring solutions by Penta Gear Metrology. BOULDER, Colo., (JUNE 14, 2016) - Kapp Niles will feature three machines in booth N-7036 at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) September 12 – 17 in... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Custom Endboards Solve Shipping Issues

June 20, 2016

(Greenville, Wis.) - Precision-cut, custom Endboards from Badger Plug are combined with rugged Sleeve Plugs to secure, suspend and protect rolls during shipping and storage - even heavy rolls.. Endboards can be configured to suspend one or multiple rolls. Special holes and notches can be added to accept strapping and interlocking wood supports. Corners can be rounded or square. Sleeve Plug... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ships Two Industrial Ovens to United Tool & Die Company for Heat Treating Aluminum Parts

June 20, 2016

Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of two industrial ovens to United Tool Die Company in West Hartford, CT. An electrically heated draw batch oven (SDB oven) with a pitted manual quench tank will be used for aluminum solution heat treatment of parts. An electrically heated enhanced duty walk-in batch oven (EWN oven) will be used for aluminum aging and annealing of parts. The new... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Oracle Packaging Finds Immediate Success with Davis-Standard Line

June 20, 2016

Oracle Packaging Finds Immediate Success with Davis-Standard Line Pawcatuck, Conn. - A new Davis-Standard extrusion coating line at Oracle Packaging is exceeding throughput expectations, enabling Oracle to get products to market more quickly than anticipated. The installation, completed in December, supports Oracle's manufacturing of aluminum foil based products. Applications include... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Diehl Spotlights Accu-Square(TM) Pre-Squared Tool Steel and Hitachi Steels at Amerimold 2016

June 20, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH – Diehl Tool Steel is featuring its popular Accu-Square pre-squared tool steel capabilities, as well as a selection of Hitachi hot work tool steel, at Amerimold 2016, which is currently being held in Novi, Michigan. Visitors to Diehl’s booth are able to inspect the company’s wide selection of cold work and hot work tool steel pre-squared to tool-maker tolerances, as well as... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Epson and 3M Announce New Epson-3M UltraChrome GS3 Ink for Epson SureColor S-Series Solvent Printers

June 20, 2016

New Ink Series Offers Signmakers and PSPs Complete 3M MCS Warranty and Support LONG BEACH, Calif. - Epson and 3M™ today announced a partnership to launch a new series of co-branded inks - Epson®-3M™ UltraChrome® GS3 Inks - designed for use in Epson's advanced SureColor® S-Series roll-to-roll solvent printers, including the SC-S40600, SC-S60600 and SC-S80600. The premium inks... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Linde Showcases Solutions for Injection Molders

June 20, 2016

Advanced gas technologies reduce cycle times BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference -- Linde LLC will highlight several of its key process solutions at the upcoming Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference. Hosted by Penn State Erie, the conference takes place at the Behrend College's Burke Center, June 22-23. Developed and patented... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Epoxy Dispersion serves as sizing for fiber reinforcements.

June 20, 2016

In addition to PBT and thermoset composite manufacturing applications, Hydrosize EP876 Epoxy-Based Fiber Sizing can be used as binder in nonwoven applications. Water-based, formaldehyde-free dispersion is environmentally friendly and eliminates use of flammable solvents. Suitable for use with glass, carbon, and natural fibers, Hydrosize EP876 produces optimized strand integrity and chopping behavior. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Gold Ingots feature tamper-proof packaging.

June 20, 2016

Measuring 24.45 x 41.65 x 2.20 mm, 1 oz Gold Ingots feature ingot-securing cradle designed to ensure complete protection from movement or tampering. Red assay certificate boasts good delivery listings, such as London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), Chicago Mercantile Exchange (COMEX), and the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE). Reverse side of assay certificate displays ingot's purity, weight, certified assayer signature, and individual serial number. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Color Concentrates target medical device applications.

June 20, 2016

Available in 1, 5, and 10 lb quantities, MediBatch™ Color Concentrates are formulated using FDA 21CFR 73 Subpart D listed pigments and polymer carrier that is compatible with wide range of base resins, including nylons and polyurethanes. Single pound quantities can pigment up to 25 lb of natural polymer. Twelve standard concentrates, including green, red, yellow, blue, violet, black, and white, are available from stock. Custom colored concentrates are also available on made-to-order basis. Read More