Materials & Material Processing

Mounting & Attaching Products, Materials & Material Processing, Adhesives & Sealants

High-Temperature Sealant suits applications to 950°F.

April 24, 2015

Formulated by combining high-temperature resin with ceramic fibers and powders, Pyro-Putty™ 950 can be used as gasketing compound for boilers, compressors, heat exchangers, furnaces, ovens, and exhaust manifolds. Product repairs rough, scored, or irregular surfaces and is resistant to chemical and steam attack, high pressure/vacuum atmospheres, mechanical vibration, and joint movement. Offered in 11 oz caulk gun cartridge, sealant can cure in service or by heating joint without pressure. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Heat Transfer Fluid offers durability, high-temperature capacity.

April 24, 2015

Paratherm™ HT has hydrogenated terphenyl chemistry and is formulated for closed-loop, liquid-phase heating to 650°F in fired heaters and 675°F in waste-heat recovery and full convection heaters used in gas processing, plastic/chemical production, waste-oil recovery, and biodiesel industries. Along with density of 8.34 lb/gal @25°C, properties include 700°F max film temperature, 52.0°F min startup temperature (300 cSt), and respective kinematic viscosities of 32.0 and 4.2 cSt at 40 and 100°C.

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Materials & Material Processing

LEXAN Thermoplastic Sheet targets aircraft interiors.

April 23, 2015

Part of LEXAN™ XHR LIGHT sheet series, XHRL300 and XHRL200 are suitable where high impact strength is not critical. Thermoplastic sheets meet stringent industry regulatory requirements, including heat release (OSU 55/55), flame, smoke density (FAR25.853), and toxicity (BSS7239, ABD0031). With density of 0.94 g/cm³ and 1.07 g/cm³ respectively, LEXAN XHRL300 and XHRL200 offer up to 36% and 28% weight savings, respectively, when replacing traditional PVC/PMMA-based solid sheet products. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Microporous Copper Foam suits heat sink applications.

April 23, 2015

Featuring pore sizes from 300–600 µm and relative density of around 37%, Microporous Copper Foam is produced by means of lost carbonate sintering process. Rigid, highly porous, and permeable structure is regular and uniform throughout, and provides controlled density of metal per unit volume. Supplied in disks and sheet ranging in thickness from 4–10 mm, foam is suited for liquid cooling, air cooling, heat exchangers, EMI shielding, and power electronics applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Medium Format Sheetfed Offset Press has full preset capabilities.

April 22, 2015

Along with 740 x 1,050 mm standard sheet format, Rapida 105 PRO offers automatic (2.8 min) and semi-automatic (pushbutton-actuated) plate changing, CleanTronic washing system, Rapida inking units, non-stick coating in ink duct, and various drying options. Microflute, film, and lightweight paper packages or kit for in-mould film are available for special applications, and standard system handles 0.04–1.6 mm thicknesses. Touchscreen-operated system is available with up to 10 printing units.
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Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Volume FDM Material Box helps streamline 3D production.

April 22, 2015

Available for Fortus 3D Production Systems, Xtend 500 Fortus Plus high-volume filament package enables reliable, unattended, high-volume production. Each box contains 500 in.³ of FDM thermoplastic material, and loading of two material boxes into system allows up to 400 hr of unattended run time and up to 1,000 in.³ of material use. Product comes in ABS-M30 (ivory and black) and PC and their respective support materials for Fortus 450mc 3D Production System. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Flux Coating helps meet flatness, tight tolerance needs.

April 21, 2015

Available for solder preforms, LV1000 is halide-free, meets ROL0 requirements, and passes Telcordia GR-78 testing in unactivated state. Durability of glossy, uniform coating facilitates integration of this material into automated assembly processes, while minimal voiding accommodates bottom termination components that do not allow for proper outgassing of volatized flux. With tolerances controlled down to 0.25% by weight, coating can be applied to unique geometries and sizes.

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

Solvent Inkjet Printers meet signage, graphics industry needs.

April 20, 2015

Comprising 64 in. models, SureColor® S-Series leverages PrecisionCore® TFP® print head with variable size ink droplet technology. SureColor S30675 and 50675 feature UltraChrome® GS2 ink with Cyan ink, while SureColor S70675 leverages UltraChrome GSX ink set with Cyan and Light Cyan as well as Orange Plus ink. Also, SureColor S50675 features microweave print mode. All printers include substrate supports systems as well as fully functional GamaPrint Pro Rip software. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Pharmaceutical-Grade Pin Mill reduces friable solids.

April 20, 2015

With infinitely variable rotor speed, Model CIM-18-S316 grinds friable powders, flakes, and granules into controlled particle sizes ranging from coarse to fine. Both outer and inner discs can swing away from unit on cantilevered arms, providing access to both sides of both discs and mill housing for cleaning and sanitizing. Constructed of 316 stainless steel, mill features sanitary butterfly valve on air intake, sanitary fittings at material intake and discharge, and wash-down-duty motor. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Microcellular Polyurethane Foam meets dynamic design needs.

April 20, 2015

Able to be custom fabricated as needed, with or without pressure sensitive adhesive, PORON® AquaPro™ provides soft (41) to very soft (37) water sealing solutions. Both formulations, which exhibit resistance to stress relaxation and compression set, deliver long-term performance needed to maintain seal. While performing reliably from -40 to +90°C (constant), chemical-resistant and flame-retardant foams also support intermittent use up to 120°C. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Vertical CNC Grinder includes polygon capability.

April 17, 2015

Featuring compact 10.76 ft² main body, Model GPV-10-20 is powered by direct drive motor which facilitates polygon grinding. System features 3.93 in. diameter swing over table, max work piece height of 7.87 in. and weight capacity of 22.05 lb. Gate structure ensures accuracy by counter measuring against vibration, thermal displacement, and noise. Mounted on wheel side of wheelhead, non-concentric hydrodynamic bearing maintains low processing heat by optimizing bearing clearance and wedge angle. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Vinyl Products maintain consistant appearance outdoors.

April 17, 2015

Exhibiting durability and weatherability while minimizing maintenance, Geon™ Bold vinyl materials offer consumers, designers, and architects dark, rich colors that withstand elements, especially heat buildup, without losing vibrancy or performance. Applications, commercialized or in development, include capstock and cladding for window and door lineals, decking railings, fencing, roofing, and siding. These materials come in various gloss levels and usage temperatures. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

UV-Curable PUDs provide optimized formulation latitude.

April 17, 2015

Free of solvents, surfactants, and tin catalysts, CN9500 and CN9501 are supplied at 40% solids content and are compatible with other water-based coatings. Both contribute optimal coating properties after water removal and UV curing, including good flow and leveling and low minimum film formation temperature. Non-yellowing and resistant to water, stains, and chemicals, CN9500 exhibits balanced flexibility and hardness, while CN9501 offers hardness and abrasion resistance without brittleness. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

UV/Vis Light-Curable Masking Resin reduces processing time.

April 17, 2015

Providing surface protection during aggressive chemical exposures and thermal processes, SpeedMask® 750-SC cures on demand and conserves labor efforts when used as alternative to manual taping or latex-based maskants. Purple uncured state enables placement confirmation, and transition to pink provides visual confirmation of full cure. Resin holds shape after application by either spray or dispense equipment and cures tack free. Removal is accomplished through peeling or incineration. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Machining Center combines turning and grinding.

April 17, 2015

Combining vertical turning technology with finish grinding, Model VLC 100 GT is suitable for chucked components up to 100 mm in diameter, such as gears, single cams and cam rings, pump rings, or sprockets. Main spindle provides max speed of 6,000 rpm and power rating of 19.5/12.5 kW at 40%/100% duty cycle. Equipped with integrated measuring technology, machine utilizes pick-up concept where main spindle is used to load and unload workpieces from integrated conveyor belt or shuttle. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Mini Tank-Mixing Eductors utilize venturi design.

April 16, 2015

Available with orifice diameters from 0.59–1.18 in., Mini Tank-Mixing Eductor Spray Nozzles enable small pumps to circulate large volumes of tank solution. Color-coded units are constructed of polypropylene and PVDF and can circulate 4–5 times inlet flow. Nozzle flow ranges from 0.31 gpm with circulation rate of 1.9 gpm at 10 psi to 2.9 gpm flow rate with 10.7 circulation rate at 50 psi. Applications include tanks used for plating, cleaning, phosphating, sludge, paint, and anodizing. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Plasticizing Unit provides abrasion resistance.

April 15, 2015

Pairing X8000™ screw encapsulation with X800® barrel inlay, Plasticizing Unit Package provides abrasion resistance for heavily filled molding and extrusion compounds. Nickel-based alloy with high tungsten carbide content is applied to entire screw geometry in high-velocity oxy-fuel coating process. Alloy is then fused to parent metal of screw in 2-stop method that forms metallurgical bond. Also nickel-based alloy with tungsten carbide, inlay provides wear, abrasion, and corrosion resistance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Perforated Stainless Steel offers strength and longevity.

April 15, 2015

Featuring holes smaller than overall thickness of material, SuperPerf is available in numerous 60° staggered orientation patterns. Perforated stainless steel helps OEMs and fabricators create completely new products that were impossible until now with optimized strength. In addition to products that require high-pressure resistance, including filtration, separation, and screening equipment, SuperPerf is suited for material processing, power generation, and heavy equipment applications. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Material Handling & Storage

Stretch Wrapper Dispenser features ergonomic design.

April 14, 2015

With EZ Reach Wrapper, user can reach both high and low areas of stacked items on wooden pallets or skids without stretching or stooping to secure film to products being wrapped. Unit is constructed of all plastic components, is 100% non-conductive, and is tolerant to temperatures of -45°F without cracking or breaking. Adjustable to 5 most popular widths of Pre-Stretch Film with 3 in. ID cores, EZ Reach includes hand tensioner that allows user to snug film to objects as it is applied. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

TPE Overmolding Material provides vibration damping.

April 14, 2015

Offering optimal bonding capability to rigid polymers, Versaflex™ VDT reduces vibration that can cause discomfort and potentially lead to muscle and joint damage. Material can also reduce noise by minimizing vibrations transmitted from motors and pumps. Applications range from sports and leisure equipment, lawn and garden tools, and consumer electronics cases to kitchen appliances and power tools. Read More