Materials & Material Processing

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Anti-Static Drum Labels protect workers and increase safety.

August 1, 2016

Suited for painted steel, fiber, or plastic drums, electrostatic dissipative (ESD) labels reduce time static charge is held during printing, application, and removal and also reduce charge buildup on label after application. These ultra-porous, 8 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. and 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 in. labels, available in up to 4 colors, labels can be customized with all required information and withstand rough handling, harsh chemicals, extreme temperatures, UV exposure, moisture, scraping, and abrasion. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Wedge Lock Pelletizer Rotors Engineered for the Demands of the Plastics Processing Industry

July 29, 2016

Southbridge, MA – Designed for high performance and long life under challenging conditions, Wedge Lock Pelletizer Rotors and Knives from PDK Design Grinding, a division of Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions (IBS), consistently produce high-quality plastic pellets for compounders of a variety of engineered and filled materials. PDK Wedge Lock Pelletizer Rotors and Knives provide... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

NCFI Adopts Honeywell's Low-Global-Warming Material for Integral Skin Polyurethane Foam Systems

July 29, 2016

New systems from NCFI use Honeywell's Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent ahead of new regulations MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that NCFI Polyurethanes, a leader in sustainable polyurethane products, has begun using Honeywell's new low-global-warming material in foam used in applications ranging from office furniture to molded seat pads to shoe soles. ... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Stain-Resistant Oligomer brings strength, flexibility to printing.

July 29, 2016

Suited for 2D and 3D inkjet printing and graphic art applications, Bomar® BR-970H offers cure speed and non-yellowing nature that lend to optical clarity and color stability. Shrinkage (0.7%) during cure accommodates 3D-printing requirements, while water absorption of 0.15 suits applications exposed to high-humidity environments or washed with water-based solutions. This low-viscosity, difunctional, aliphatic urethane acrylate does not require blending to achieve toughness and flexibility. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Materials & Material Processing, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Two-Step Oxygen Barrier Silage Cover serves agricultural market.

July 29, 2016

Two-step silage covering system prevents oxygen from reaching feed and preserves nutrients, Base layer, as first step placed directly against pile and just below primary exposed cover, involves SealFresh™ 7-layer oxygen barrier film. Second step consists of Dura-Skrim® string-reinforced cover, which blocks UV rays and provides long-term durability. Alternative outer cover, FeedPro-G, is offered in white/black non-reinforced option that incorporates recycled resins in core layer. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Avoid the Void(TM): Indium Corporation's Indium8.9HF Solder Paste to be Featured at SMTAI

July 28, 2016

Indium Corporation will feature its halogen-free Indium8.9HF no-clean solder paste at SMTA International (SMTAI) 2016 on Sept. 27 and 28, in Rosemont, Ill. Indium8.9HF is specifically formulated to Avoid the Void™ while delivering high transfer efficiency with low variability. This no-clean solder paste is perfectly suited for a variety of applications, especially automotive, due to its... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Aleris Secures New Multi-Year Contract with Airbus for Significantly Expanded Range of Aluminum Products

July 27, 2016

New China facility, technology investments enable Aleris to strengthen position with key aerospace customer CLEVELAND - Aleris has signed a new multi-year contract with Airbus to supply aluminum plate and sheet to be used in the production of all Airbus aircraft programs. The contract starts in 2017 and also includes the supply of technically advanced wing skin material. The agreement further... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Icynene Innovates with Opteon(TM) 1100 Foam Blowing Agent from Chemours

July 27, 2016

Icynene Will Use Opteon™ 1100 to Develop New Polyurethane Spray Foam Products Delivering Superior Insulation and Lower Global Warming Impact WILMINGTON, Del. - The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced today that leading spray foam manufacturer, Icynene, is... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) at K 2016

July 27, 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will focus on the expanded adoption of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) in a broad range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in Düsseldorf, Germany. In Hall 7A/B02, TOPAS will discuss its highly successful application development work in key markets such as healthcare, packaging, optics, and electronics. The unique... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

D-Blaze® Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) Earns GREENGUARD Gold Certification

July 26, 2016

Fire Retardant Wood Treatment is First of its Kind to Earn GREENGUARD Gold Certification CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 21, 2016 - Viance LLC, a leading manufacturer of advanced wood treatment technologies, has announced that D-Blaze Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) is the first pressure-impregnated FRTW to earn the GREENGUARD Gold Certification. "With the GREENGUARD Gold Certification,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Liquid Blowing Agents provide controlled foaming action.

July 25, 2016

With 0.5%–1.5% letdown ratios, +Foam™ Blowing Agents improves dispersion and controlled foaming action for diverse resins: polyolefins, polystyrene, ABS, PPO, and other polymers. Chemical blowing agent (CBA) formulations available in +Foam™ series of liquid additives include standard exothermic azodicarbonamide CBA, endothermic CBA, and combination thereof. These can be metered into process with precision and disperse uniformly in melt to achieve target level of density reduction. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics Feature Precise Focal Lengths

July 22, 2016

Custom fabricated sapphire optics for use in aerospace and other critical applications requiring resistance to fast-moving dirt, temperature extremes, and high pressure are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optics are custom fabricated and feature a curve radius tolerance of 0.5” to 2.5” with focal length accuracy of ±0.0005”, depending upon radius,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

In-stock Dual-Shaft Mixers

July 21, 2016

Hauppauge, NY – Ross Dual-Shaft Mixers suitable for mixing 50-, 100- and 200-gallon batches are now available from stock. The Models CDA-50, CDA-100 and CDA-200 are equipped with two independently-driven, variable-speed agitators: a high speed disperser and a two-wing anchor. Working in combination, both agitators provide adjustable shear and efficient turnover of low to high viscosity... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Deliquescent Desiccant enhances natural gas processing.

July 19, 2016

Developed for applications that involve processing of natural gas at low pressures, low flow rates, and/or low temperatures, 4UF/Gas Dry™ Ultimate is used to dry natural gas to low water content. Product, by providing moisture equilibrium down to 4% RH and working temperatures from below freezing to +80°F, meets low dew point requirements when other desiccants or glycols are ineffective. Dessicant can provide <7 lb moisture/MMSCF gas at temperatures below 32°F while operating at 15 psig. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Ships Custom Global Vertical Heat-Treating System to West Coast

July 18, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL - Companies continue to rely on Ipsen for high-performance heat treatment equipment that is capable of meeting their exact needs and specifications. Recently, Ipsen shipped a Global Vertical (GV) vacuum furnace with 6-bar gas quenching to a commercial heat treater on the West Coast. The GV heat-treating system is from Ipsen’s TurboTreater® line, which allows customers to... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Lab Resin Mixer handles small batches of viscous liquids.

July 18, 2016

Accommodating up to 4 in. dia containers, MX-440101 eliminates hand mixing variation by operating at continuous rate and does not require any cleanup. Semiautomatic mixer, designed for facilitated installation and operation, uses gentle motion that does not introduce air bubbles into mixture and ensures complete mixing. Variable speed (up to 60 rpm) knob accommodates different liquid viscosities up to 30,000 Cp. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Molded O-Rings and Rubber Balls provide optimum sealing.

July 18, 2016

Available in 12 materials with ODs from 0.070–0.139 in., Quad® O-Rings are used as static, reciprocal, and oscillating seals in low speed and low pressure applications. Quad-Ring® Lobed Seals, offered in same sizes, provide 2X sealing surface to withstand distortion and extrusion while providing longer life. Quad®-Brand Ground Rubber Balls, available in 14 diameters from 3/32–1 in., are molded of 70 Shore A nitrile compound and designed for pneumatic, hydraulic, and water applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

IBL Technologies Brings its Economy Vapor Phase Soldering System to the PHASE 4, Inc. Mini Show

July 15, 2016

BURNSVILLE, MN - July 2016 - IBL Technologies, LLC today announced plans to participate in the PHASE 4, Inc. Mini-show Technical conference, scheduled to take place August 9-11, 2016 at TechShop in Chandler, AZ. Jochen Lipp, CEO of IBL Technologies, will be available to demonstrate the redesigned SV260 Economy Vapor Phase Soldering Machine for small series and prototyping. The SV260 reflow... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Sciaky's EBAM Metal 3D Printing Solution Drastically Reduces Time, Waste and Costs on a Mission-Critical Titanium Satellite Part for Lockheed Martin Space Systems

July 14, 2016

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO, Marilyn A. Hewson, shares the benefits of using Sciaky's metal additive manufacturing technology CHICAGO - Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and leading provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced today that its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) technology helped aerospace... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Nylon Additive provides scratch resistance.

July 14, 2016

Suitable for injection molders and sheet extruders seeking more resilient surfaces to extend life of products, SOLID-TT™ Additive optimizes resistance to marring from polishing or impact of abrasive particles. Unlike solvent-based hard coats, addition of SOLID-TT occurs throughout polymer matrix, which means it does not suffer from localized rub-off. Added at 1%, product provides Pencil Hardness to H in Nylon-6, up from HB without additive, and to HB in Nylon-12, up from 3B without additive. Read More