Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing

Water-Soluble Films for Pool and Spa Chemical.

October 31, 2016

Providing easy to use pre measured pouches water-soluble film improves convenience in cosmetic department. Offering a more sustainable option, unit offers pouches engineered from MonoSol’s water soluble film technology. Films dissolve and release their contents when exposed to water and are transparent, tasteless and odorless. Applications include personal care and cosmetics departments. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Products & Equipment

AR's SilberBoard features front and back print option.

October 28, 2016

With zero imprint on the environment, and as an alternative to metallized PET board, metallic finish SilberBoard is compostable and eliminating the need for plastic films. Used in packaging a variety of goods like beverage, food, personal care and laundry care products, paperboards comes with uncoated backside and can be recycled. Types include Whiteback, Greyback, Lightweight and Carrier. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Explosion-Proof Weighing, Mixing and Discharging Stations

October 27, 2016

Hauppauge, NY, October 24, 2016 - Ross offers turnkey solutions for processing a wide range of applications in hazardous or classified environments. By weighing, mixing and discharging on a common platform, users benefit from improved safety and a more efficient batching process. One example of a turnkey package is the pictured 10-gallon Double Planetary Mixer and Discharge System. Heavy-duty... Read More

Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Diesel Engine Oils extend operating life, maintenance intervals.

October 27, 2016

While promoting fuel economy, Blue Flame Synthetic Blend API FA-4 and CK-4 series keep diesel engines operating by reducing engine wear, preventing high temperature corrosion, and controlling abrasive soot contamination. These API-licensed products offer direct replacement for API CJ-4 diesel engine oil specification, come in lower viscosity grades, including API 15w-40, and deliver... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Waveplates Robust with Extended Polarization Control

October 27, 2016

Custom manufactured low order sapphire waveplates that extend IR polarization control into the infrared, beyond fused silica optical waveplates, are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sapphire Waveplates feature Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, making them highly resistant to chemicals, scratching, shock, and temperature fluctuations. ... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Anti-Fog Coated Films help prevent condensation.

October 26, 2016

Suitable for packaging of vegetables and fruits, anti-fog OPP film with controlled perforation helps keep produce fresh. Coated films do not alter coefficient of friction (COF), while providing improved transparency. FDA approved for microwave applications, films control the respiration rate of different vegetables making them ideal for bag and lidding applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

A. Schulman Application Design for Ford Motor Company Brazil Nominated for 2016 Society of Plastics Engineers' Award

October 26, 2016

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2016 - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) today announced that the all-composite body panels it designed for the Ford Motor Company Brazil was nominated for the 2016 Automotive Parts and Components award from the Society of Plastics Engineers ("SPE"). Ford utilizes this design application in its Troller T4 sports utility vehicle. "We are honored to play a part in the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Silicone Potting Compound features lightweight formulation.

October 26, 2016

Utilizing advanced micro balloon technology fillers, 20-1634 Light Weight Silicone Potting Compound features specific gravity of 0.82, making it suited for applications that require low weight, flexibility, high heat resistance, and optimized electrical insulation properties. Two-component silicon elastomer features Shore A hardness of 34 and tensile strength of 125 psi. Formulated without... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Shoe Cleaner with internal controls to adjust brush speed.

October 25, 2016

Brushing and vacuuming of shoes at the push of a lever, Motorized Shoe Cleaner features 5 brushes placed at various angles to clean all surfaces of the shoe. Suitable for labs, cleanrooms and gowning rooms, cleaner is housed in damage-resistant, thermo-formed plastic that is compatible with cleanrooms. With easy to reach on-off lever, shoe cleaners come with, or without, an internal vacuum system... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

MagneGas2 Cutting Fuel Selected by New York Department of Transportation

October 25, 2016

Two Divisions of the New York Department of Transportation Select MagneGas2(R) for Metal Cutting and Repairs TAMPA, FL - 10/19/16 - MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA) a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts renewable and liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that two divisions of the New York... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Parking Station extends lifespan of dual-wire monitors.

October 25, 2016

Featuring adhesive backing that allows mounting to any surface located near operator, SCS 770040 MagSnap 360™ Parking Station provides storage terminal for wrist cord when workstation is unoccupied. Product helps extend overall lifespan of dual-wire monitors because it spares operator jacks from mechanical wear and tear of constant insertion and removal of wrist cord. Dual-wire monitor will... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Air Products Wins Chemours Contract for Multiple Gases Supply

October 24, 2016

New Air Separation Unit to Produce Tonnage Quantities of Oxygen, Nitrogen and Argon LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 18, 2016-Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced the signing of an agreement for the supply of multiple industrial gases to Chemours Company FC, LLC. Air Products will build, own and operate an air separation unit (ASU) in New Johnsonville, Tennessee to produce oxygen, nitrogen, and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

A. Schulman To Expand With New Sheet Molding Compound Production Line In Europe

October 24, 2016

AKRON, Ohio,  -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and composites, today announced that it will expand its compounding capacity with the addition of a new sheet molding compound ("SMC") production line in Germany. The new line will be operational by the end of 2017. Furthermore, in order to address increased demand from... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Aqueous Ozone Cleaning Solutions are Green Seal certified.

October 24, 2016

Solution generated by CCT-Caddy and CCT 3.0 Fill Station is certified to Green Seal's standard for Cleaning Products for Industrial and Institutional Use. CCT Caddy, consisting of touch-free mobile cleaning unit that generates aqueous ozone cleaning solution, allows for on-demand cleaning where needed. Wall mounted and connected to water source, Fill Station generates aqueous ozone cleaning... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Addivant(TM) Earns Formal Food-Contact Approval in Canada for Nonylphenol-Free Antioxidant, Weston® 705

October 21, 2016

DANBURY, Conn., October 14, 2016 - Addivant™, the world’s leading supplier of liquid phosphite antioxidants for plastics, announced today that its nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTON® 705, has received a letter of no objection from the Bureau of Chemical Safety within Health Canada’s Food Directorate allowing the material to be used in a broad range of food-contact applications. This... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Packaging Branding Effects enable unique design options.

October 21, 2016

Creating depth and texture on flat surfaces, IM3D Surface Imagery Technology promotes branding options for packaging, personal electronics, and other applications. Impress™ High Gloss, Metallic Effect Concentrates provides packaging with ultra-glossy, metallic effect. Also available, LubriOne™ Wear-Resistant Solutions come in specialty engineered material formulations that extend use and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Backlit Polycarbonate Film reduces hot spots.

October 21, 2016

Offering rigidity needed for many applications, 15 mil JetView™ Latex White Translucent Matte/Gloss Backlit Polycarbonate Film minimizes need for mounting film post-print. Product offers optimized ink adhesion, with vibrancy across color spectrum. Light transmission of 32.5% helps diffuse light in way that will minimize hot spots when backlit, but also allows enough light through to ensure... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

UV LED Curing Systems support precision assembly.

October 20, 2016

With up to 4 LED heads, 16 W/cm² peak irradiance, and Intelli-Lamp® technology, OmniCure® LX500 UV LED Spot Curing System provides optical stability for consistent and repeatable assembly of electronics and industrial manufacturing applications. System has 2.4 in color LCD that can be programmed and controlled using 4-way keypad by PLC, or via USB connected to PC. Air-cooled OmniCure AC5... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

End-User Stories of EnerBurn in Minnesota Business Magazine Feature on Efficiency in Transportation Industry

October 19, 2016

In the ultra-competitive logistics and transportation business, efficiency isn’t a made-for-marketing convenience. It’s a matter of necessity. “I don’t like ‘sustainability’ as a buzzword,” says Daniel Nelsen, global logistics manager for Wayzata Home Products, a Minnetonka-based home remodel supplier. “Logistics is sustainability. It’s not just tightening up here or there;... Read More

Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Lubricants, Capstock Ccompounds protect wood plastic composites.

October 19, 2016

Used to reduce required loading levels, Lubricant packages STRUKTOL® TPW 617 and TPW 618 target processors requiring viscosity reduction and optimized flow through die without negatively affecting functional requirements. Engineered capstock compounds for WPC decking materials include STRUKTOL® SA 1242, which provides durability combined with scratch/mar resistance, adhesion to... Read More