Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics Feature Precise Focal Lengths

July 22, 2016

Custom fabricated sapphire optics for use in aerospace and other critical applications requiring resistance to fast-moving dirt, temperature extremes, and high pressure are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optics are custom fabricated and feature a curve radius tolerance of 0.5” to 2.5” with focal length accuracy of ±0.0005”, depending upon radius,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

In-stock Dual-Shaft Mixers

July 21, 2016

Hauppauge, NY – Ross Dual-Shaft Mixers suitable for mixing 50-, 100- and 200-gallon batches are now available from stock. The Models CDA-50, CDA-100 and CDA-200 are equipped with two independently-driven, variable-speed agitators: a high speed disperser and a two-wing anchor. Working in combination, both agitators provide adjustable shear and efficient turnover of low to high viscosity... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Deliquescent Desiccant enhances natural gas processing.

July 19, 2016

Developed for applications that involve processing of natural gas at low pressures, low flow rates, and/or low temperatures, 4UF/Gas Dry™ Ultimate is used to dry natural gas to low water content. Product, by providing moisture equilibrium down to 4% RH and working temperatures from below freezing to +80°F, meets low dew point requirements when other desiccants or glycols are ineffective. Dessicant can provide <7 lb moisture/MMSCF gas at temperatures below 32°F while operating at 15 psig. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Ships Custom Global Vertical Heat-Treating System to West Coast

July 18, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL - Companies continue to rely on Ipsen for high-performance heat treatment equipment that is capable of meeting their exact needs and specifications. Recently, Ipsen shipped a Global Vertical (GV) vacuum furnace with 6-bar gas quenching to a commercial heat treater on the West Coast. The GV heat-treating system is from Ipsen’s TurboTreater® line, which allows customers to... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Molded O-Rings and Rubber Balls provide optimum sealing.

July 18, 2016

Available in 12 materials with ODs from 0.070–0.139 in., Quad® O-Rings are used as static, reciprocal, and oscillating seals in low speed and low pressure applications. Quad-Ring® Lobed Seals, offered in same sizes, provide 2X sealing surface to withstand distortion and extrusion while providing longer life. Quad®-Brand Ground Rubber Balls, available in 14 diameters from 3/32–1 in., are molded of 70 Shore A nitrile compound and designed for pneumatic, hydraulic, and water applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Lab Resin Mixer handles small batches of viscous liquids.

July 18, 2016

Accommodating up to 4 in. dia containers, MX-440101 eliminates hand mixing variation by operating at continuous rate and does not require any cleanup. Semiautomatic mixer, designed for facilitated installation and operation, uses gentle motion that does not introduce air bubbles into mixture and ensures complete mixing. Variable speed (up to 60 rpm) knob accommodates different liquid viscosities up to 30,000 Cp. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

IBL Technologies Brings its Economy Vapor Phase Soldering System to the PHASE 4, Inc. Mini Show

July 15, 2016

BURNSVILLE, MN - July 2016 - IBL Technologies, LLC today announced plans to participate in the PHASE 4, Inc. Mini-show Technical conference, scheduled to take place August 9-11, 2016 at TechShop in Chandler, AZ. Jochen Lipp, CEO of IBL Technologies, will be available to demonstrate the redesigned SV260 Economy Vapor Phase Soldering Machine for small series and prototyping. The SV260 reflow... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Sciaky's EBAM Metal 3D Printing Solution Drastically Reduces Time, Waste and Costs on a Mission-Critical Titanium Satellite Part for Lockheed Martin Space Systems

July 14, 2016

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO, Marilyn A. Hewson, shares the benefits of using Sciaky's metal additive manufacturing technology CHICAGO - Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and leading provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced today that its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) technology helped aerospace... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Release Liner Papers target hygiene and medical applications.

July 14, 2016

Available in variety of light basis weights (3,000 sq-ft) ranging from 17–43 lb, GlazeSil™ uncoated, machine glazed release liner papers offer smooth, uniform surface. Papers are engineered for healthcare applications such as diaper tape release, feminine care, incontinence, and personal care products. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Nylon Additive provides scratch resistance.

July 14, 2016

Suitable for injection molders and sheet extruders seeking more resilient surfaces to extend life of products, SOLID-TT™ Additive optimizes resistance to marring from polishing or impact of abrasive particles. Unlike solvent-based hard coats, addition of SOLID-TT occurs throughout polymer matrix, which means it does not suffer from localized rub-off. Added at 1%, product provides Pencil Hardness to H in Nylon-6, up from HB without additive, and to HB in Nylon-12, up from 3B without additive. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

3D Printed PEEK Carbon Fiber Parts may replace metal.

July 14, 2016

Made using composite-based additive manufacturing process, PEEK Polymer Carbon Fiber Composite Parts offer tensile strength of 29,700 psi and heat resistance of 482°F, making it possible to replace metals in manufacturing. PEEK parts are more than 50% lighter than comparable aluminum parts but demonstrate 2/3 ultimate strength. In addition, PEEK polymers can be recycled with Impossible Objects' 3D printing process, overcoming waste and inefficiency associated with traditional manufacturing. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Efficient Wall-Mount Fill Station reduces facility footprint.

July 13, 2016

Offered as wall-mounted system, CleanCore™ 3.0 Fill Station uses technology that combines water and oxygen to produce aqueous ozone – safe and powerful cleaning solution. Operation is designed for minimal environmental impact, and flow rate of 3 gpm meets demands of on-site/on-demand cleaning. Uses include cleaning floors, carpet, restroom fixtures, counters, and more. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

BiSy 2-Line, ESD Protection Diode conserves space in portables.

July 13, 2016

Featuring flow through design, VBUS05M2-HT1 offers low load capacitance (0.35 pF typ) and leakage current (< 0.1 µA max @ 5.5 V) for protection of high-speed data lines in smartphones, tablets, notebooks, and wearable devices against transient voltage signals. Other characteristics include 8.5 V typ breakdown voltage at 1 mA and 18 V max clamping voltage at 3.6 A. Supplied in LLP1006-3L package, product provides transient protection for data lines per IEC 61000 4 2 at ± 20 kV. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Flat Sheet are available in cut-to-size.

July 12, 2016

Cut-To-Size Flat Sheet is offered alongside inventory of PVC and Polycarbonate Roofing and Siding Panels. UNITREX Polycarbonate Panels consist of heavy duty, corrugated building material for new or replacement siding and roofing applications. Exhibiting optimized cracking and peeling protection, panels protect equipment from harsh weather conditions, pollution, harmful UV rays, and high-impact forces. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

"Driven by innovation" - in Terms of Flexible and Customer-specific Solutions

July 11, 2016

“In our new motto ‘driven by innovation’ we combine individual services, modern and high-quality equipment and solutions for questions like energy efficiency and industry 4.0 that are currently particularly important to the sector. We are sure that with this we will maintain our position as a technology leader in the extrusion industry at this year’s K,” emphasizes the CEO of the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

IMTS 2016: Star SU to Unveil Dry Grinding Technology and Latest in Cutting Tool Advancements

July 11, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — IMTS 2016 is just around the corner and Star SU is once again ready to showcase our entire product range of machine tool, cutting tool and tool services. IMTS Quick Facts

  • Name of Show: IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show
  • Show Dates: September 12-17, 2016
  • Show Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA
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Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Stirrers and Hotplates deliver precision and durability.

July 8, 2016

SuperNuova+ series, which includes stirrers, hotplates, and stirring hotplates, delivers performance reliability, safety, and usability. Available in 2 sizes, units provide controls and settings suited for precision applications. Ceramic or aluminum top plates are available, and raised LED displays are optimized for readability. StirTrac is engineered for slow-speed stirring, consistent speed control, and strong magnetic coupling, while HOT TOP warning system protects from accidental burns. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

Passive Diesel Emission Control Product minimizes NO2.

July 8, 2016

Utilizing custom catalytic formulations, MinNoDOC provides oxidation of Carbon Monoxide and Hydrocarbons as well as removal of Nitrogen Dioxide. Internal components are made from metal or silicon carbide materials and exterior is heavy gauge stainless steel. Product helps clean up air in deep mines and headers where ventilation may be less than desired to protect workers' health. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Clear PET Lidding Film features anti-fog properties.

July 8, 2016

Manufactured with advanced PET film and enhanced with chemically formulated surface for anti-fog performance, LumiLid® XL7AF Film is designed for use with fresh and refrigerated food that is packaged in polypropylene trays, including mineral-filled PP trays. Film has sealant layer that is strong enough to protect product freshness while providing easy, clean peel resistant to shredding. Available in 128, 164, and 200 gauges, FDA-compliant film has sealing range of 200–350°F for PP trays. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Multi-purpose Cleaner destroys mold and mildew.

July 6, 2016

Consisting of multi-purpose, hospital-strength germicidal, Sunburst NO-BAC cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes in one step. Product is mildewcidal against Aspergillus niger and fungicidal against Trichophyton mentagrophytes (athlete's foot fungus). Also effective against wide variety of bacteria, including E-coli and viruses including highly contagious Norovirus, NO-BAC is suited for use in mold/mildew-prone areas such as locker rooms, showers, and pool areas. Read More