Materials & Material Processing

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Ball Mill grinds to sub-micron dimensions.

February 7, 2002

PM 400 Planetary Ball Mill processes up to 8 samples without contamination, grinds material to sub-micron fineness, and has maintenance-free drive. Grinding sets are available in 4 sizes and 6 different materials. Superimposed motion of grinding jars, relative to central wheel, achieves high grinding efficiency. Generated energies by impact and friction of grinding media (beads) permit mixing,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Anti-static Brush offers low mechanical memory.

February 5, 2002

FLX-P(TM) contours extremely well with uneven surfaces, and will not pull up from surface over time. Smooth edges eliminate cuts to hands during application. Brush is corrosion resistant to water stains, and features black matte finish for low visibility and color neutrality. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Static Meter operates from 9V battery.

February 5, 2002

Portable Model 7905 detects static charges and finds point where static is generated. Non-contacting meter indicates surface voltage and polarity on objects up to ±20kV, at spacing of 1 in., with full-scale accuracy of 10%. Pushbutton holds readings and automatic power down conserves battery. Black meter measures 4.14 in. x 2.4 in. x 1 in. and weighs 1.4 lb. Battery lasts 200 hours. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Air-Operated Transporters move product trays.

February 1, 2002

Models 450 and 850 operate on air pressure causing material to advance on slow-acceleration forward stroke, but remain stationary during rapid return stroke. Travel speed or product flow is adjustable with air-pressure control setting. Options include motion sensors for automatic shutoff, cover guards for harsh environments, quick-release clamps for tray removal, and adjustable bearing supports... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Solder Kit works for maintenance and repair.

February 1, 2002

Strongset kit includes refillable butane micro-flame torch and 6 assorted syringes containing formulations bearing silver, copper, aluminum, and zinc-type pot-metal. All are lead and cadmium free and have no antimony. Epoxy is heat-activated single component for most plastics. Kit also includes coupons for practicing. It allows one-handed soldering on thin-gauge metals and dissimilar... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Electric Bench Furnace suits heat-treating applications.

January 30, 2002

No. 886 dual-chamber furnace comprises upper chamber with operating temperature to 2200 deg F and lower chamber with operating temperature to 1250 deg F. Nickel-chrome wire coils, supported by ceramic plates, provide 40 kW of heat (20 kW in each chamber). Each chamber has 6 in. thick walls made from 2 in. of 2300 deg F ceramic fiber and 4 in. of block insulation. Both chambers have individual... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Silicone Compound comes in syringe applicator.

January 30, 2002

Non-flammable, non-corrosive Silicone Compound is made of zinc filled polysiloxane. It enables low-loss thermal pathway for heat transfer between semiconductors and heat sinks by displacing air gaps between mating surfaces. Compound forms non-curing seal and maintains flexibile consistency within temperature range of -40 F to 500 deg F. It provides dielectric strength of 250-350 volts/mil and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Shockless Static Bar displays condition status via lamps.

January 29, 2002

R50 Blue Bar System provides long range capabilities and open channel structure. System's high output makes it effective on web speeds up to 2,500 feet per minute, and allows bar to be mounted at distances up to 6 in. away from target material. R50 cable is metal shielded to reduce EMI and RFI. M167 power supply includes static bar monitoring circuit that detects arcing and conductive bar... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Molybdenum Wire resists oxidation and corrosion.

January 29, 2002

Metallurgically bonded platinum- or nickel-clad molybdenum wire provides low coefficient of thermal expansion at temperatures up to 1,200°C. Platinum clad wire is available from 0.010 to 0.060 in. OD with claddings ranging from 14-38% by weight and from 4.5 to 55 microns, depending upon dia. For less corrosive environments, nickel-clad molybdenum wire is available. Spools, coils, and straight... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Specialty Foams provide gasketing and sealing.

January 29, 2002

PORON(R) Urethane foams are low outgassing and demonstrate resistance to compression set. They are available in thin and soft materials cast on PET film, ideal for cushions and seals in small portable electronic devices. V-0 and HF-1 rated, BISCO(TM) Silicone foams retain integrity after long periods under compression and can withstand temperature to 400 deg F. Polyolefin foams are silane,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Electrostatic Spray Guns work without electricity.

January 28, 2002

Air-operated Pro Xs electrostatic guns have internal power supply that provides electrostatic power without external electrical connections or voltage cables. They have built-in smart display with voltage and current readout at gun, adjustable voltage at gun, and indexing air cap that is easy to align for consistent spraying. Manual and automatic air spray and air-assist spray guns are available,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Foam is used for bumpers and footpads.

January 22, 2002

Lo-Skid high-density polyurethane provides high coefficient of friction even on slick surfaces, making it suitable for bumpers and footpads on electronic equipment and housewares. Abrasion resistant material will not mar desk or counter tops. It is firm enough to allow intricate die-cuts, but remains flexible. Foam is available without adhesive or with adhesive on one side, in gauges from 0.016... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Phase-Change Material simplifies heat sink removal.

January 22, 2002

Thermflow T766 provides low thermal resistance interface path between hot components and heat sinks, allowing easy removal of sinks for rework operations. Foil layer lets heat sinks be removed without force and without leaving residue. Material consists of tacky, electrically non-conductive phase-change film on one side of highly conformable metal foil. Film attaches to heat sinks or spreaders... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Electronic Grade Foams protect devices against shock.

January 22, 2002

Used as shock pads, spacers or snubbers, energy-absorbent CONFOR foams help protect hard disk drives, miniaturized computers, hand-held electronics and PDAs from shock and vibration, with no silicone off-gassing. Semi-open celled foams also provide acoustical insulation. CF-40E low-stiffness formulation and CF-45E medium stiffness formulation meet HF-1 of Underwriter's Laboratory's UL94 flame... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Graffiti Removal System uses baking soda.

January 17, 2002

Accustrip System® works with sodium bicarbonate blast media, and is safe for use on brick, limestone, concrete, granite, metal, glass, and tiles. Abrasive blasting system is suitable for graffiti removal, cleaning, degreasing, general maintenance, depainting, deodorizing, and other surface preparation. Nozzles are available for applications ranging from stripping delicate substrates and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Purging Compound removes barrel residue in a single purge.

January 17, 2002

Utilizing reactive chemistry, NuPurge Technology (NPT) Compound performs at all temperatures between 160 and 600 deg F. It consists of concentrated purge pellets that react chemically to heat, quickly cleaning machinery without extra soak time. NPT requires no mixing or preparation. It is non-hazardous, FDA compliant and free of harsh odors. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Concentrate fights paper stock problems on dampening systems.

January 17, 2002

UNITROL 924 PLUS one-step acidic fountain concentrate contains additional wetting agents to eliminate ink feedback, chelating agents to control calcium related problems and desensitizers to maintain optimum ink and water balance. It is buffered for pH stability and requires no alcohol or alcohol replacers. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

UV Curing System operates in power class of 500 watts/in.

January 17, 2002

Six inch Light Hammer 6 consists of 2 modular components: microwave-irradiator and solid-state power supply. Electrode-less bulb, mounted in elliptical reflector, focuses intense strip of light 2.1 in. below surface of lamp. System repeatedly cycles from high power to very low power over a few seconds. Power output from 25 to 100 percent is controlled from front panel or remotely through analog... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

UV Curing System can be used individually or in groups.

January 17, 2002

PowerCure(TM) 3, three in., microwave-powered lamp system operates in 250 watts/in. power class. It can be used in focused (10mm) or out-of focused distances, fits into X-Y tables, and requires minimal amounts of air for positive pressure cooling. PowerCure 3 is available with D-bulb, and achieves rapid startup using technology that does not require separate igniter bulb. Full cure width and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Air Ride Suspension keeps trucks riding smoothly.

January 11, 2002

Suitable for Class 6 and 7 vocational trucks with single drive axles, 79AR drive axle air ride suspension offers GAWR (gross axle weight ratings) of 17,000 to 23,000 lb per axle. Kits are available for Kenworth, Peterbilt, Freightliner, Western Star, Mack and Sterling models, but it can be adapted to any truck with standard-dimension frame rails. Kit includes hangers, axle connections, torque... Read More