Materials & Material Processing

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

Pipes and Connectors enable custom workstation fabrication.

October 22, 2014

Made of aluminum alloy with anodized surfaces, ALUX structural system consists of pipes and connectors that allow companies to build, by themselves, such modular solutions as racks, carts, flowracks, and workstations. This corrosion-resistant, 28 mm tubular system is conductive (ESD) and affords adjustability. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Lubricants

Vacuum Pump Fluids offer viscosities from 62-270 cSt.

October 22, 2014

Non-flammable, chemically inert, and thermally stable, Inland® geminYe® Fluids are perfluoro-polyether lubricants formulated to optimize performance in wide range of low- and high-vacuum pumps. Fully reclaimable mechanical vacuum pump fluids are also CFC-free and compatible with other PFPE lubricants. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Sapphire Optics withstand UAV hard landings.

October 22, 2014

Featuring Moh 9 hardness, UAV Sapphire Optics resist scratching from sand, dirt, and hard landings. Optics are as clear as glass and transmit from 270 nm to 4.7 microns. Flatness can be held to 1/10th wave in visible and <2 arc sec in/in parallelism, with surface finishes from 60-40 to 40-20 scratch-dig. Available from 0.25–10 in. diameter, products are suited for use as outboard protective optics for imaging sensors and can be custom fabricated as lenses, windows, and domes. Read More

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