Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing

"Driven by innovation" - in Terms of Flexible and Customer-specific Solutions

July 11, 2016

“In our new motto ‘driven by innovation’ we combine individual services, modern and high-quality equipment and solutions for questions like energy efficiency and industry 4.0 that are currently particularly important to the sector. We are sure that with this we will maintain our position as a technology leader in the extrusion industry at this year’s K,” emphasizes the CEO of the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

IMTS 2016: Star SU to Unveil Dry Grinding Technology and Latest in Cutting Tool Advancements

July 11, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — IMTS 2016 is just around the corner and Star SU is once again ready to showcase our entire product range of machine tool, cutting tool and tool services. IMTS Quick Facts

  • Name of Show: IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show
  • Show Dates: September 12-17, 2016
  • Show Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA
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Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

Passive Diesel Emission Control Product minimizes NO2.

July 8, 2016

Utilizing custom catalytic formulations, MinNoDOC provides oxidation of Carbon Monoxide and Hydrocarbons as well as removal of Nitrogen Dioxide. Internal components are made from metal or silicon carbide materials and exterior is heavy gauge stainless steel. Product helps clean up air in deep mines and headers where ventilation may be less than desired to protect workers' health. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Stirrers and Hotplates deliver precision and durability.

July 8, 2016

SuperNuova+ series, which includes stirrers, hotplates, and stirring hotplates, delivers performance reliability, safety, and usability. Available in 2 sizes, units provide controls and settings suited for precision applications. Ceramic or aluminum top plates are available, and raised LED displays are optimized for readability. StirTrac is engineered for slow-speed stirring, consistent speed control, and strong magnetic coupling, while HOT TOP warning system protects from accidental burns. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Clear PET Lidding Film features anti-fog properties.

July 8, 2016

Manufactured with advanced PET film and enhanced with chemically formulated surface for anti-fog performance, LumiLid® XL7AF Film is designed for use with fresh and refrigerated food that is packaged in polypropylene trays, including mineral-filled PP trays. Film has sealant layer that is strong enough to protect product freshness while providing easy, clean peel resistant to shredding. Available in 128, 164, and 200 gauges, FDA-compliant film has sealing range of 200–350°F for PP trays. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Multi-purpose Cleaner destroys mold and mildew.

July 6, 2016

Consisting of multi-purpose, hospital-strength germicidal, Sunburst NO-BAC cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes in one step. Product is mildewcidal against Aspergillus niger and fungicidal against Trichophyton mentagrophytes (athlete's foot fungus). Also effective against wide variety of bacteria, including E-coli and viruses including highly contagious Norovirus, NO-BAC is suited for use in mold/mildew-prone areas such as locker rooms, showers, and pool areas. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Ships First Large-Scale Accumulator Head Machine from Fulton Facility

July 5, 2016

Pawcatuck, Conn. -  Davis-Standard is pleased to announce the shipment of its first 75-pound accumulator head machine from its new blow molding facility in Fulton, N.Y. This is the largest blow molding machine Davis-Standard has built at this facility, which opened in October of last year. Overall dimensions of the machine are 26 feet wide by 43 feet long and 28 feet tall (8 by 13 by 8.5... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Textile Industry Products

Cut-Resistant Sleeves feature high-visibility design.

July 5, 2016

Made of 13 gauge HPPE fiber with ability to dissipate heat during prolonged use, Defensor™ High-Visibility Sleeves help users stay visible and cool. Sleeves are 18 in. long and come with thumbhole at end to prevent them from riding up and exposing forearm. Sleeves also have gusset to provide additional room and comfort in bicep area. Featuring CE Cut Level 5, Abrasion Level 3, and Tear Level 4, sleeves are washable without affecting high-visibility color or cut resistance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermal Interface Material suits high power density systems.

July 5, 2016

Consisting of soft and compliant gap filling material, GAP PAD HC 5.0 has thermal conductivity of 5.0 W/m-K and is designed to manage heat generated by high power density components. Product allows for optimized interfacing and wet out, even to rough surfaces and topographies. Available in thickness from 0.508–3.175 mm, GAP PAD HC 5.0 is manufactured with natural tack on both sides, contains no thermally impeding adhesive layers, and is reinforced with fiberglass for shear and tear prevention. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Delivers a Range of Atmosphere and Vacuum Heat-Treating Solutions Across the U.S.

July 1, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL – In recent months, Ipsen has shipped 11 heat-treating systems across the U.S. to eight different states ranging from California to Massachusetts. This equipment will be used to process parts for companies in the Aerospace, Energy, Commercial Heat Treating and Coating industries. Among the equipment was a TITAN® H6 vacuum furnace, which was rented to fill a company’s... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Foam Apple Trays Improve Protection, Reduce Pack Times

July 1, 2016

Wayne, Pa. (June 28, 2016) - Foam apple trays from Dolco Packaging, a Tekni-Plex company, have been engineered to improve protection of the fruit in transit, as well as reduce pack times. Dolco has designed the polystyrene foam trays so that they can go directly from the shipping case to display, without the fruit having to be removed and restacked. Because the apples are displayed against a... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Automotive Tier One Supplier Orders AFC-Holcroft Heat Treat Equipment to Process Aluminum Products

July 1, 2016

June, 2016: A Tier 1 automotive supplier located in the Midwest has placed (2) orders with AFC-Holcroft for the supply of heat treating equipment related to the processing of aluminum. The first order will consist of a Roller Hearth Homogenizing Furnace for processing aluminum products. The complete system includes a multi-position loading table, a multiposition furnace, cooling station and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Composite Clad Metal Strip combines best properties of each metal.

July 1, 2016

Work-hardened and metallurgically bonded, Composite Clad Metal Strip inlays up to 3 metals, such as aluminum, silver, gold, and gold alloys or other precious and base metals, into copper alloys or steel to exploit best properties of each. Non-porous end-product, available from 0.100–0.004 in. thick, meets or exceeds ASTM B248 special thickness tolerances and can be slit from 0.122–7.0 in. wide ±0.002 in. Uses include stamping, forming, fabricating, and critical applications. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Tape and Packaging Papers meet needs of diverse applications.

June 30, 2016

Designed as base paper for industrial tape end-uses, GlazeTape consists of water-activated and paint-masking tape base papers for diverse applications in multiple industries. GlazeWrap, also available, offers lightweight uncoated machine-glazed (MG) papers utilized as lightweight laminating base papers for food and medical flexible packaging applications. GlazeWrap includes basis weights as low as 14.8 lb (3,000 ft²), complementing ranges up to 40 lb (3000 ft²). Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fluon® MPC Color Concentrates Add Color Without Causing Processing Defects

June 29, 2016

EXTON, Pa. – Fluon® Melt Processable Color Concentrates from AGC Chemicals Americas offer superb surface finish, color consistency and dispersion-- even at high-speed extrusion rates. The AGC FluoroCompounds Group scrutinizes all raw materials for compatibility and performs a proprietary quality control test multiple times throughout the production of each batch to assure that there are no... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Portable Pumping System incorporates static mixer.

June 29, 2016

Intended for continuous inline mixing of minor liquid components into fluid stream, Portable Pumping System with Static Mixer handles laminar and turbulent flow applications across 26-element Low Pressure Drop (LPD) Static Mixer. System produces homogenous blend in one pass, and mobile skid includes variable frequency drive for feed pump, inlet and outlet pressure transmitters, 4 in. color touchscreen, emergency stop pushbutton, and vortex enclosure cooler for NEMA 4 Operator Station. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Hosokawa Alpine Implements New Zone Temp Control, HMI to Boost Production on Blown Film Lines

June 28, 2016

Machine builder utilizes Siemens hardware, software and communications platform on lines up to 9 layers of co-extrusion; achieving <1ºF of temp variation Hosokawa Alpine American (Natick, Massachusetts) is a leading supplier of blown film extrusion systems to the North American plastics industry; with standard lines ranging from single-layer to 9-layer co-extrusion. The company recently... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Century Die Adds Capacity with Another Lucifer Red Devil Furnace

June 27, 2016

Century Die Company, LLC., a blow mold specialist in Fremont Ohio, has added to their heat treating capability with a Lucifer Red Devil single chamber furnace.  Model RD7-H21 has a working chamber size of 9”H x 12”L by 21”D and heats to 2200°F.  Energy efficient lightweight firebrick lines the chamber with mineral wool backup insulation; easy-to-replace heating elements for uniform... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Chill Out - Your Natural Oil Products Keep Cool with MPE's Cold Milling Gran-U-Lizer(TM)

June 27, 2016

CHICAGO, IL It’s important to know when to turn up the heat, and when to keep your cool. At MPE, the world’s leading manufacturer of precision particle reduction equipment, we know that when dealing with flax, chia, hemp and other natural oil products, the Cold Milling Process provided by the MPE Gran-U-Lizer is the hottest way to keep you, and your products cool all year round. MPE... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Greener than Green Cleaning

June 27, 2016

CleanCore™ aqueous ozone makes cleaning easy, safe, and greener than green. The CleanCore system converts water and oxygen into a powerful cleaning agent that effectively eliminates soils, germs, mold, allergens, and bacteria without the use of toxic chemicals. CleanCore’s power comes from ozone, mechanically produced by the system. Use directly from the machine or pour into a... Read More