Materials & Material Processing

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

Materials & Material Processing

Valor Vertical Shaft Impactor from Superior with feed sizes up to 8".

October 18, 2016

Used in crushing bulk materials and producing a cubically-shaped product, the Valor Vertical Shaft Impactor is an impact style crusher used in industries. Possessing a right angled pinion gearbox and a hydraulically-powered lifting lid a combination of automatic and manual safety interlocks works together for a safer deck-mounted motor and safe access to all the components and the... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Robot Conveyor System automates filling of molds.

October 18, 2016

Featuring gantry robot with integrated slip roller conveyor system, RC Series handles filling of molds and other parts on pallets and trays. X Y Z motion system is located above dispensing plane to allow straddling over conveyor with rigid structure in space saving package. Modular design accommodates up to 16 valves making it suitable for multiple color applications. Motion paths may be directly... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Cast Elastomer Systems meets cure, performance needs sans mercury.

October 18, 2016

Mercury-free cold cast elastomer systems for molds, rollers, liners, and cast urethane parts can cure in warm, humid conditions, which meets needs of manufacturers of large molded parts necessitating long open times. Available in custom formulations for any application, these 100% solids, zero VOC systems offer hardness from Shore A 40 to Shore D 80 and can be hand mixed or machine... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Universal's Flexbond Wins Global Technology Award at SMTA International

October 17, 2016

Unique architecture enables the first true volume solution for today’s consumer demands. Universal Instruments’ Flexbond™ hot bar bonding platform was presented the Global SMT Packaging Global Technology Award at the 2016 SMTA International trade show in Chicago, IL as the top machine in the “Bonding Equipment” category. Winners were selected by an independent, international panel and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Atmosphere Box Furnace heat treats small batches of parts.

October 17, 2016

Featuring 12 x 18 x 12 in. work chamber and programmable temperature controller, Treet-All™ Light Industrial Box Furnace offers temperature range of 1400–2050°F with work area uniformity of ±25°. Retort minimizes amount of oxygen within chamber by purging with nitrogen. To ensure quick heating and low heat storage, furnace uses vacuum formed ceramic fiber insulation. System includes... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Wood Treatment, Additive protect exteriors in marine environments.

October 17, 2016

Formulated for ease of use, SeaGold Satin Wood Treatment is translucent, can be applied over varnish, and dries at rates permitting application of 3–4 coats/day. Solution uses water-based application technology, has UV inhibitors and no smell, and cleans up with soap and water. Also available, EZ-Poxy Performance Enhancer can be used in all Pettit high-gloss solvent-based topside paints.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Rust and Corrosion Inhibitor protects metal parts.

October 17, 2016

Used to prevent rust and corrosion on any type of metal, MetalRustGuard comes in roll form and is non-toxic, environmentally friendly, and FDA-approved. This self-adhesive protective wrap, which is reusable and requires minimal cleanup after removal, does not require use of any other Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI). Applications include short- and long-term protection regarding... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Ascend Performance Materials to Exhibit Its Growing Portfolio of Vydyne® PA66 Solutions at K 2016

October 17, 2016

HOUSTON – Ascend Performance Materials will be showcasing its most recent innovative grades of Vydyne® PA66 at the K Show, the world’s largest plastics trade show, in Dusseldorf from October 19-26. Ascend, the world’s largest fully-integrated producer of PA66 resin, manufactures materials used in the automotive, consumer, industrial, textile, electrical and electronic and carpet... Read More

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

Berlin Packaging to Acquire Italy's Bruni Glass - Significant Expansion of European Presence

October 17, 2016

Transaction Builds Global Scale for Both Companies, Pushes Berlin's 2016 Global Sales Past $1.2 Billion; Multinational Bruni Team Premium Glass Expertise Remain Intact CHICAGO - Berlin Packaging today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Italy-based Bruni Glass in a transaction that will significantly expand Berlin's premium glass portfolio, extend its footprint... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Group 7 Fungicide controls lettuce (Sclerotinia) drop.

October 17, 2016

Providing in-season disease protection while also minimizing SDHI resistance potential, KENJA® 400SC fourth generation SDHI fungicide controls Sclerotinia drop (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor) in either direct seeded or transplanted lettuce. Product incorporates SDHI technology and can mesh with current disease management programs. It is also registered for strawberries,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Narrow Web Corona Treatment System offers speeds to 450 m/min.

October 17, 2016

To meet higher-speed imaging needs of digital and offset processes, VELOCITY™ Series incorporates high-density electrode discharge technology and offers production processing speeds in excess of 450 m/min. Models offer treatment widths from 180–915 mm and feature 2 stainless steel idler rollers, zero-speed safety interlock, and solid state generator with integrated transformer. Standard... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Qutoplex(TM) High Performance Plastic From Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Has Conformability And Dimensional Stability-Ideal For Metal Conversions

October 14, 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Minnesota Rubber and Plastics specializes in metal to plastic component conversions using Qutoplex™ a proprietary high performance plastics (HPP).  Proven to lower costs, reduce weight, increase corrosion resistance and perform better in many applications, Qutoplex™ is a new option for component designers. Qutoplex™ is another “first” in the advances in HPP... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

OKW's IP 65 silicone Sealing Kits feature anti-tamper Torx T10 screws.

October 14, 2016

Fabricated with pre-molded contours, the IP 65 silicone sealing kits for NET-BOX wall mount enclosures boasts of a smart three-part construction which conceals screws on the front. Applied in management, data systems engineering, supervision terminals with access control, medical and wellness technology. IP 65 is available in 5.51” x 5.51” x 1.83” to 8.66” x 8.66” x 1.99” sizes.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Software, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Meets Diverse Industry Demands, Shipping 10 Heat-Treating Systems

October 14, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL – Customers continue to rely on Ipsen equipment for high performance and quality results. Ipsen recently shipped ten heat-treating systems to customers in India, Vietnam and several U.S. states. This equipment will be used to process parts for the Aerospace, Commercial Heat Treating, Defense, Metal Injection Molding and Tooling industries. Among the shipments were a 6-bar... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Chemours Inaugurates New Altamira TiO2 Production Line in Mexico

October 14, 2016

WILMINGTON, Del. -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, today formally inaugurated its new titanium dioxide (TiO2) production line at its Altamira plant in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. In May of this year, Chemours announced the commercial start-up of the new line... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Husky to Demonstrate Range of Innovative PET Preform Molding Solutions at K 2016, Highlighting Revolutionary Multi - Layer Barrier Technology

October 14, 2016

BOLTON, Ontario – Husky Injection Molding Systems, a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, today announced that at K 2016 (Booth A61 in Hall 13) they will showcase their vast range of PET preform molding solutions, including a dedicated Experience Center highlighting their revolutionary Multi-Layer Barrier Technology. Introduced in 2015, the technology... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Manufacturers Use Innovative Celanese Polymers to Keep Fluids, Materials and Power Moving

October 14, 2016

At K 2016 Celanese showcases the tribology plastics energy, fluid handling and industrial sectors use to replace metal DALLAS and DÃœSSELDORF, Germany – Industrial manufacturers depend on a multitude of moving parts to keep the operations of machinery, products, fluids and power in motion. At K 2016, the world’s largest plastics tradeshow, Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Injection Molding System offers increased connectivity.

October 14, 2016

Featuring hydromechanical clamp design, Reflex platens, and wide tiebar spacing, Hylectric® 4.0 excels at evenly distributing clamping forces, extending tooling life. System is Shotscope™ enabled, allowing for plant connectivity to help control production processes and maximize productivity. With range of clamp and injection module configurations, Hylectric® 4.0 is suited for variety of... Read More