Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing

CN9302 Oligomer offer coating toughness and pigment wetting for better distribution in liquids.

October 3, 2016

Delivering acrylate and isocyanate functionality, the dual-cure urethane acrylate oligomer contains reactive isocyanate that gives UV/EB formulations a secondary cure of shadowed areas with ambient moisture, resulting in enhanced coating performance. Offering low color and low viscosity, along with exceptional adhesion and resistance to abrasions and chemicals,CN9302 is suitable for conformal... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Lord Corporation's New Release Agents increases mold-picking time and reduces mold folding in molds.

September 30, 2016

Suitable for rubber-to-metal part manufacturing facilities, LORD LokRelease solutions offer semi-permanent, anti-stick surface... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Coextrusion Feedblock fine-tunes individual layers.

September 30, 2016

With EDI™ Ultraflow™ V-T Feedblock, processors of film, sheet, and coatings can fine-tune individual layers as well as accommodate changes in layer ratio, and adjust tuning system without removing feedblock from production line. Flow channel widths range from 2–7 in., depending on width of product to be extruded. Larger volume feedblock channels reduce shear stress and interfacial... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

FRX Polymers® to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Nofia® Flame Retardants at K 2016

September 30, 2016

CHELMSFORD, Mass. - FRX Polymers, Inc. (FRX), the global leader in polymeric halogen-free flame retardant solutions, will focus on its latest material developments and the expanded range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in Düsseldorf, Germany. In Hall 5/C06-1, FRX will highlight its highly successful application development work in key markets such as... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard's dsX flex-pack(TM) Proves Valuable to Global Extrusion Coating Market

September 30, 2016

Davis-Standard’s dsX flex-pack Proves Valuable to Global Extrusion Coating Market Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard’s dsX flex-pack line for extrusion coating continues to gain momentum among processors worldwide. Recent installations in Poland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and China have proven the concept of this versatile machine with short installation and commissioning times. Since being... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Eco Building Products, Inc. Announces Patent Pending of the Company's Improved Wood Surface Film Concentrate(TM) Formulation

September 30, 2016

Eco’s New and Core Chemistry was filed with the USPTO on August 16, 2016 The Company requested non-publication of the application in accordance with its trade secrecy policies. SAN DIEGO - Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK:ECOB) announced today that it has filed its patent application, entitled “Formulation and Method for Preserving Wood,” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Waxes optimize processing of recycled polymers.

September 30, 2016

With Ceranovus™ Waxes, plastics reprocessors can maximize melt flow and throughput, lower energy consumption via reduced extruder amperage draw, and decrease backpressure and equipment wear. Because waxes are made from plastic raw materials, they can blend with type of plastic being recycled. Products are made from up to 100% recycled feedstock and do not negatively affect recycle content of... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Sherwin-Williams Announces Water & Wastewater Impact Award Winners

September 29, 2016

Short Elliott Hendrickson; Champion Coatings; Wapasha Construction; and the city of Austin, Minnesota, take top spot in inaugural program honoring project excellence using Sherwin-Williams Protective Marine Coatings CLEVELAND, OHIO – Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®), Champion Coatings, and Wapasha Construction took top honors in the inaugural Sherwin-Williams Impact Award program for... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Ross Completes Large Order of High Speed Dispersers

September 28, 2016

Hauppauge, NY – Ross recently shipped 49 High Speed Dispersers to a global manufacturer of paints, coatings and chemicals. The major order covered High Speed Dispersers suitable for different size batches ranging from 2,000 liters (528 gallons) up to 10,000 liters (2,642 gallons) and equipped with motors from 5 HP to 150 HP. Other features include:

  • Disc-type saw-tooth blade for powder... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

LORD Corporation Scheduled to Present on a Variety of Topics at Upcoming International Elastomer Conference

September 28, 2016

Cary, N.C. – LORD Corporation – a leader in the development of adhesives, coatings, motion management devices, and sensing technologies – has announced a full schedule of presentations at the upcoming International Elastomer Conference. To be held Oct. 10-13 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., the show is an annual event held by the Rubber Division of the ACS... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Air Products introduces catalysts and additive technologies for foam emission management.

September 28, 2016

Enabling the use of low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) Hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) Blowing Agents in polyurethane foam applications, Air Products introduces catalysts such as: Polycat® 203; Polycat® 218; Polycat® 204; and, Dabco® PM301 that can help manufacturers achieve low or non-emissive foam products. Air Products also releases a new additives selection guide highlighting the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Ferrite Beads suit high-reliability applications.

September 27, 2016

Designed to meet requirements of DSCC 03024 specification, HRB-US Series begins as full reel ferrite bead lots acquired through OEM approved distribution channels and traceable to selected manufactures of commercial devices. Devices pass through pre- and post-screening processes while undergoing AEM’s Tin-Lead conversion. Products are then subjected to DSCC 03024 Group A, B, and C testing.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Dispersion is designed for automotive applications.

September 27, 2016

Designed as fiber sizing for reinforced composites in automotive under-the-hood applications, Hydrosize® Link is available in 2 grades and designed to react with PA6 and PA6.6 resin matrices. Hydrosize Link U470 is suited for use with chopped strand fiber, and Hydrosize Link U480 is intended for chopped strand and continuous fiber. Both grades deliver optimized composite performance even... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Chromaflo Featuring Non-phthalate Tinting System and Global Presence at CPI 2016 Visit us in Baltimore at Booth 27

September 27, 2016

Ashtabula, Ohio, U.S.A – Chromaflo Technologies will present a broad product portfolio for the polyurethane industry at CPI, September 26-28, 2016. Chromaflo will introduce the DTP colorant line, a non-phthalate plasticizer tinting system to enable customers to create new colors on demand as well as feature our global presence, high-strength blacks and wide range of chemistries/carriers.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Injection Molding Machine ranges from 67-596 U.S. tons.

September 26, 2016

Featuring energy-saving Mars technology, Mars II Eco is U.S./UL safety compliant with 460 V power as standard. Servo-hydraulic injection molding machine is equipped with 2 air circuits for part ejection: one on stationary platen and one on movable platen. Additional air circuits are optional. System includes KEBA 1075 control and SPI robot interface as standard. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Electric Injection Molding Machine features hydraulic circuit.

September 26, 2016

Available from 45–730 U.S. tons, Zhafir Zeres Series includes integrated hydraulic circuit to facilitate molding applications which require core pull or sophisticated ejector functions. Hydraulic core pull interface (circuit) is installed on moving platen and provides more flow and increased pressure compared to external power pack solutions. Pressure and flow rates are adjustable via... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

REP Unveils New Machines, Technology at 'K 2016

September 26, 2016

Responding to advancements in machine design and expanded market opportunities, industry leader in rubber injection presses adds to lineup REP international is preparing for the K2016 show The largest plastics and rubber industry companies will be present in October for the “K Show”, held once every three years in Düsseldorf. As the leading manufacturer of rubber injection molding... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Absolute Haitian Provides Press, Servo Robot for ACS Tech Center

September 26, 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota – Absolute Haitian, the exclusive distributor of Haitian and Zhafir injection molding machines in the U.S. and Canada, and ACS Group, a manufacturer of comprehensive auxiliary equipment for the plastics industry under the AEC, Cumberland, and Sterling brands, are partnering to install an operating molding line for a new Technology Center in New Berlin, Wisconsin. The line... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Black 100% Recycled Content Masterbatch delivers sustainability.

September 26, 2016

Made of 100% recycled carbon black from post-consumer tires, ECOBlack product provides sustainable alternative to conventional carbon black. ECOBlack 40 consists of polyethylene-based masterbatch and can be used in such traditional applications as film, sheet, and molded items. Material supports use at typical masterbatch letdown ratios of from 2%–5%. Possible areas of use include... Read More

Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Die Release Agents utilize heat-activated additive.

September 26, 2016

DIE SLICK® die lubricants with Smart Polymer™ Technology, a heat-activated additive, are able to form evenly distributed, tough, protective die coating when exposed to hot areas of die and do not accumulate residue in cooler areas. Within die casting industry applications, these poperties reduce solder on castings while enhancing release and wetting characteristics. Use also results in... Read More