Materials & Material Processing

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Robotic Lance Blasting System natively supports 2 grit sizes.

September 1, 2015

With extended lance nozzle, robotic blast system handles precision grit blasting and surface preparation of IDs of industrial gas turbine components in manufacturing and repair operations. Features include Fanuc M-710iC robot as lance manipulator, process chamber with servomotor-driven rotary table, and touchscreen HMI. Media reclamation and delivery system for 2 different grit sizes supports processing of components with different surface roughness specifications; change-over takes <5 min. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Lead-Free Solder Recovery System reduces solder consumption.

September 1, 2015

Lead-free EVS 500LF targets those with one lead wave and one lead-free wave, those who use Nitrogen or want to reduce Nitrogen usage, those with selective solder pots who only remove small amounts of dross every hour, or those with multiple waves. Users can recover up to 80% of pure solder from waste dross. ISO14001-compatible system works with environmental control systems and also helps to reduce carbon footprint by utilizing latent heat already imputed to dross to help recovery process. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hybrid Thermoplastic Composites come in PP and ETPU.

August 31, 2015

Combining long glass fiber and long carbon fiber together in single, ready-to-mold pellet, Complet® Hybrid Composites are available in polypropylene and engineered thermoplastic polyurethane. Single pellet solution for combining long glass and carbon fiber provides optimized fiber dispersion, which minimizes performance reductions due to fiber attrition during processing. In addition to automotive sector, hybrid composites are suitable for use in consumer and sporting goods products. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Gas-Heated Belt Conveyor Oven attains 850°F max temperature.

August 28, 2015

Along with 36 in. x 18 ft x 15 in. workspace, No. 867 has 800,000 BTU/hr installed in natural gas burner and one 12,500 cfm, 10 hp stainless steel recirculating blower. Oven travel length comprises 3 ft open belt loading and unloading zones, 18 ft insulated heat zone with recirculated airflow, and 30 in. wide, 304 stainless steel woven wire conveyor belt. Latter features 3 in. high flex plate edges and is driven by ½ hp motor v-belt drive capable of variable speed operation from 1–19 ipm. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Release Agent facilitates removal of rubber parts from molds.

August 28, 2015

Suited for applications in rubber manufacturing industry, Release Coating 8056 provides assisted release of fluorinated rubber compounds and FKM rubber materials that require silicone-free processes. This water-based product has silicone-free formula and high temperature (up to 400°F) molding stability. In addition to affording multiple part releases per application, agent produces minimal buildup on mold surfaces for reduced cleaning cycles and downtime.
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Materials & Material Processing

Low-GWP Refrigerants feature EPA SNAP approval.

August 27, 2015

Featuring EPA approval under Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program, Opteon™ XP40 (R-449A) and XP10 (R-513A) are low-global warming potential (GWP) stationary refrigerants suited for use by contractors, supermarkets, and other equipment owners in commercial refrigeration and air conditioning applications. Opteon YF (HFO-1234yf), featuring increased capacity, supports need for low-GWP products in commercial refrigeration, mobile air conditioning, and other applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Technical Fabric comes in 80 in. width.

August 26, 2015

Woven from 100% pigment solution-dyed SaturaMax, WeatherMAX is finished with breathable HydroMax for water, dirt, and mildew resistance. In testing, UV-resistant product outperforms acrylic and polyester outdoor fabrics for strength, color fastness, and abrasion resistance. Available colors in 80 in. width include black, light charcoal, and captain navy. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Negative Photoresist offers chemical and moisture resistance.

August 25, 2015

Optimized for hot roll lamination and processing on MEMS and IC wafers, DF-3050 Dry-film Negative Photoresist is available in thickness formats from 5–50 µm, ±5%. Cured chemistry can withstand harsh environments including extreme moisture conditions and corrosive chemicals. With glass transition temperature of 158°C (By DMA Tan Delta) and moderate modulus of 3.5 GPa at 25°C, DF-3050 is less brittle than most other negative photoresists. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermal Interface Material offers EMI absorption.

August 21, 2015

With thermal conductivity of 1.0 W/m-K and EMI absorption for frequencies above 1 GHz, GAP PAD EMI 1.0 offers electronic specialists critical heat and electromagnetic energy control in flexible, gap filling product designed to exhibit exceptionally low stress on solder joints. Thermal conductivity is optimized by material’s natural tack on one side, which eliminates requirement for any thermally impeding adhesive layers and also facilitates component rework. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Polymer Composites enhance pump versatility.

August 21, 2015

Available to address maintenance, upgrade, and repair needs of pumps operating in such demanding environments as refineries, chemical plants, and pipelines, dures™ thermoplastic polymer composites are suited for manufacture of bushings, bearings, and wear rings in pumps handling various liquids (including those that contain solid matter). With respective max temperature ranges up to 150 and 250°F, dures 150 and 250 meet need for chemical, thermal shock, impact, and abrasion resistance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Fluorescent Penetrant enables eco-friendly inspection.

August 21, 2015

Using water as main carrier which is stabilized by micro-emulsion technology, Britemor® 921 (W) enables bright and crisp flaw indications on wide range of materials, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and non-porous ceramics. Micro-emulsions are thermodynamically stable and composition includes isotropic liquid mixtures of solvent, water, and emulsifier. Low viscosity of Britemor® 921 (W) minimizes drag out as well as overall product and rinse water consumption. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

VCI Film protects products, workers, and environment.

August 20, 2015

Providing corrosion protection while promoting occupational health and safety for packaging industry, BioTect VCI (volatile corrosion inhibitor) film is safe to use in any format and certified safe for direct contact with metal and food. Recyclable, nitrite- and amine-free product comes in various forms, including bubble film, zipper bags, stretch/shrink film, covers, and sheeting. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Nylon Material supports 3D printing of high impact parts.

August 20, 2015

Engineered with blend that includes Nylon 6 and compatible with Infinity™ Rinse-Away water-soluble support material, Nylon for CubePro® enables 3D printing of complex, articulated, and fully assembled end-use parts with strength, durability, and smooth surface finish. Material offers tensile strength of 4,785 psi, elongation at break of 22%, and flexural strength of 8,270 psi. Supplied in Smart Cartridge equipped with hydroscopic seal, product offers extended shelf life up to 12 months. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

VCI Film is safe to use in any format.

August 19, 2015

Certified safe for direct contact with both metal and food, BioTect combines corrosion protection and high level of care for workers, products, and customers. Product is recyclable as well as both nitrite- and amine-free. BioTect comes in variety of forms, including bubble film, zipper bags, stretch and shrink film, covers, and sheeting. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermal Interface Materials optimize electronics' design.

August 14, 2015

Formulated to support application requirements, Aavid SuperThermal™ offers high thermal conductivity up to 13.2 W/mK. Aavid SoftFlex™ includes 5 materials varying in elasticity, conductivity, cushioning ability, and compliancy. Softness and compressibility makes product suitable for decreasing board strain and for applications with shock or vibration. Aavid WaveBlocker™ gap filler, optimized for applications requiring signal accuracy, features high electromagnetic permeability that dampens EMI. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

High-Strength Alloys promote safety for automotive industry.

August 12, 2015

Designed for safety-critical components of vehicle structures, Novelis Advanz™ 7000-series of high-strength automotive aluminum alloys can be used to manufacture such components as bumper systems, crash ring components, and door intrusion beams. These alloys also promote weight reduction, enabling automakers to lessen vehicle weight while ensuring passenger safety. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings, Materials & Material Processing

Weatherable Coatings Oligomer provides corrosion resistance.

August 11, 2015

When paired with corrosion-resistant base coat, CN9030 difunctional aliphatic urethane acrylate can be used to provide weatherable top coat in UV/EB-cure coating applications. Oligomer produces strong, flexible films and demonstrates adhesion to such substrates as metals and plastics. Resistant to harsh chemicals, such as methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), product also exhibits gloss retention and is designed to deliver corrosion resistance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Power Analyzer accelerates accurate early assessments.

August 7, 2015

Built on multi-threaded architecture, Cadence® Joules™ RTL Power Solution lets SoC designers analyze power consumption during design exploration. Rapid prototype technology enables this register-transfer level (RTL) power analysis solution to analyze designs of up to 20 million instances with gate-level accuracy within 15% of final power as signed off in Cadence Voltus™ IC Power Integrity Solution. Also, additional integration fosters system-level power analysis and optimization. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Plasticizing System molds optical-grade polymers.

August 7, 2015

With Nordson Xaloy PC Molding System, injection molders of optical-grade polycarbonate, acrylic, and similar polymers can produce high-clarity parts. System delivers homogenous melt with minimum level of shear that can cause yellowness or discoloration. It also avoids polymer sticking points or dead spots where blemishes such as black specks can form. System comprises Pulsar® II mixing screw, barrel with X-800® inlay, valve for free-flowing melt delivery, and nickel-plated end cap. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Printing Press utilizes hybrid LED UV system.

August 6, 2015

Integrating with narrow web presses, GEW ArcLED Hybrid LED UV System can consistently cure heavy inks with optimized adhesion. Conventional arc lamps can be combined and interchanged with LED curing at every print station. Same lamphead casing is used with interchangeable pull-out cassettes for arc and LED, including same power supply and control. Associated RHINO-ArcLED power supply automatically recognizes type of cassette being used and adapts all parameters accordingly. Read More