Materials & Material Processing

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Protective Packaging Films suit high-pressure applications.

January 30, 2015

Designed for inflatable cushioning applications, Hybrid Cushioning Films are suited for products that require long shipping or storage cycles. HC Performance version protects lighter weight products, while HC Performance Plus version, offering high air retention properties, is designed for heavy items. Both surpass ASTM standards D2221 and D6653 for creep and altitude, respectively. With multiple square air chambers, hybrid cushioning pattern offers clear, transparent look. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Calcium Silicate Board suits molten aluminum applications.

January 30, 2015

Able to withstand continuous operating temperatures up to 1,560°F, Ultratemp-AL non-wetting carbon fiber reinforced insulating calcium silicate board is noncombustible and asbestos free. Board exhibits prolonged resistance to cracking and disintegration from thermal cycling or action of liquid metal flow, reducing risk of inclusions and casting contamination. Along with resistance to oil penetration, properties include chemical resistance and minimal shrinkage after heating. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fiber Sizings are suited for use in automotive resin composites.

January 29, 2015

Water-based polyurethane dispersion Hydrosize® U2-04 is compatible with polyamide resins, while water-based polyamide dispersion Hydrosize PA846 is stable and offers optimized thermal resistance. FGLASS™ X91 EMA dispersion film former complies with Commission Regulation (EU) n°10/2011 repealing directive 2002/72/EC, and water-based, blocked isocyanate Hydrosize U9-01 enhances reactivity of interface between fiber and resin. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Corrosion Inhibitor targets petroleum refiners.

January 26, 2015

Offering effective passivation and ongoing protection with up to 80% less phosphorous than other HTCI products, TANSCIENT™ allows for safe and reliable refining of high TAN opportunity crudes. Product offers optimized thermal stability and oil solubility as well as maximum surface reactivity. With low acidity, TRANSCIENT does not require cooled slipstream for injection. Inhibitor also minimizes risk of phosphorous fouling and catalyst impairment. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Over-Laminating Film provides long-term label protection.

January 26, 2015

Combining tactile feel of polycarbonate film and UV resistance to protect graphics, DPM® UVCM resists temperature extremes, abrasion, and chemical exposure to protect labels for up to 5 years. This 2.0 ml clear UV-blocking polyester film, backed with polyester release liner, has matte finish and comes with permanent, pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive that bonds to base film substrates. Uses include compliance/brand identity labels, nameplates, warning/instructional markings, and more. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, HVAC, Food Processing & Preparation, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Sample Handling Products cover diverse applications.

January 22, 2015

Shakes, rockers, mixers, and stirrers are available for molecular and biological mixing applications, while peltier chiller or thermocyclers, which chill or heat samples, facilitate temperature-sensitive reactions. Homogenizers and liquid nitrogen cooler mortars blend, homogenize, or crush samples, while splash shields and fume hoods protect laboratory workers from injury and provide proper ventilation. Vacuum desiccators protect and preserve moisture-sensitive and hygroscopic materials. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Cabinet Oven heats metal parts to remove deposits.

January 22, 2015

Operating up to 1,250°F and providing 50 x 50 x 50 in. workspace dimensions, No. 975 is equipped with 160 kW Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements that heat oven chamber, and 6,000 cfm 5 hp recirculating blower that provides horizontal airflow to workload. Electrically heated oven has 10 in. insulated walls comprising 2 in. of 1,900°F block insulation and 8 in. of 10 lb/cf density rockwool insulation. Insulated floor is reinforced for 1,000 lb loading with ¼ in. thick, Type 304 SS plate.
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Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Printer supports digital dentistry.

January 21, 2015

Engineered to meet demanding production needs of mid-size dental labs and mid-to-large-sized orthodontic labs, Objet Eden260VS Dental Advantage is compatible with all Stratasys dental materials, including VeroDent, VeroDentPlus, and biocompatible VeroGlaze. Soluble support technology facilitates cleaning of dental parts with fine features, such as small removable die inserts in dental models. For complete flexibility, users can switch between soluble and water jet modes. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Silicone Additive improves solvent borne paint/ink performance.

January 21, 2015

Dow Corning® 700P Additive enables formulators of white, pastel, and gray solvent borne paints and coatings to achieve stable titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment dispersions with reduced tendency toward flooding and floating as well as improved color consistency. This low-VOC, low-odor, siloxane-based pigment dispersant also improves gloss and reduces haze. Also, heat resistance reduces yellowing effect in formulations during heat-curing and when overbaked. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.

January 20, 2015

By producing smooth finish on external surfaces, Velocity® Series of High-flow Nylon 6 and 66 LFT Composites facilitate injection molding of high glass or carbon fiber content materials. Resin-rich surface free of fibers makes colors appear vibrant, is capable of holding fine embossed details, and virtually eliminates need for any type of secondary finishing operations. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Air-Purge Jacket keeps temperature sensor lenses clean.

January 20, 2015

Designed to work with IRt/c and Micro IRt/c.4 sensors measuring 3/8 in. dia x 3 in. long, Micro Clean Micro Air-Purge Jacket prevents oil, dust, condensation, and other debris from obscuring lens and degrading sensor readings. Miniature-sized lens and efficient jacket design make it possible to clean surface with as little as 0.06 cfm of air, and to use instrument air, eliminating need for additional hardware. In addition to keeping lens clean, jacket cools sensor, allowing operation up to 347°F. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Pigmented Plastic fuses color into injection molded products.

January 19, 2015

Used for decorating PE and PP plastic products, Polyfuze is composed of pigmented plastic that withstands all wear testing and is 100% permanent. Multi-colored technology can be applied using traditional hot stamp machinery and fuses or welds into PE/PP plastic product as permanent part of product itself. Able to be recycled with PE/PP plastic products, polymer-based graphics solution can be manufactured to comply with FDA, ASTM, CPSIA, RoHS, and REACH requirements. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds feature low VOCs.

January 16, 2015

Designed for structural use, Very Long Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Compounds satisfy OEM mandates to reduce VOC levels found in thermoplastic materials specified for use in automotive interior applications. Low emission PP VLF compounds provide optimized strength, stiffness, and dimensional accuracy, with reinforcement levels of 20–50 weight%. Environmentally friendly products are used for instrument panels, door module carriers, overhead and center consoles, seating, and spare tire covers. Read More

HVAC, Materials & Material Processing

Long Static Eliminator neutralizes and cleans wide surfaces.

January 16, 2015

Available in one-piece construction with lengths from 60–108 in., Long Super Ion Air Knives neutralize static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from wide webs and other surfaces. Laminar airstream, full of static eliminating ions, ifs effective up to 20 ft away, and materials off construction include aluminum as well as 303 and 316 stainless steel. Operating effectively down to 5 psig, solid state product has adjustable and shockless design. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

TP Compounds enhance plastic automotive gear wheel resilience.

January 16, 2015

Exhibiting increased strengths at room temperature and 240°F for gear wheels subject to high stresses, LUVOCOM® 1-8181 and 1-8520 compounds consist of polyamide 66 fortified with carbon fibers and impact modifiers. Materials also exhibit impact strength that meets/exceeds requirements of gear wheel applications. Depending on component service life, continuous operating temperature is 240°F; short periods can tolerate temperatures up to 302°F. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

PVDC-Coated Film targets resealable food packaging applications.

January 16, 2015

By providing barrier against moisture, optiFLEX® RESEAL™ BARRIER Clear helps preserve food freshness as well as wet wipe product moistness. Polypropylene imparts tear resistance and durability for repeated opening/reclosure of flexible packaging substrates, while film conformability maximizes label and graphic coverage. Specifically, product consists of 2 mil clear PVDC-coated flexible BOPP film with resealable pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive and TRACrite™ 120 polyester release liner. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Static Eliminators neutralize and clean wide surfaces.

January 15, 2015

Available in lengths from 60–108 in., Long Super Ion Air Knives feature one-piece construction, ensuring seamless airflow and eliminating coupling of multiple short-length air knives together. Units neutralize static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from wide webs and printed surfaces, paper, plastics, wood, acrylic, and 3-dimensional shapes. Made of aluminum, 303 SS, or 316 SS, air knives operate down to 5 psig and provide optimal cleaning up to 20 ft away. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Dry-Film Negative Photoresist suits MEMS, wafer applications.

January 9, 2015

Optimized for hot roll lamination and processing on micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS) and IC wafers, DF-3020 comes in thickness formats from 5–50 µm, ±5%. Cured chemistry can withstand harsh environments, including extreme moisture and corrosive chemicals; glass transition temperature is 158°C; and moderate modulus is 3.5 GPa at 25°C. Suited for MEMS and wafer-level packaging applications (TSV sealing), hydrophobic product can be used in contact with EMS spin coatable photoresists. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Flexible Ink cures via exposure to UV LED output.

January 8, 2015

Suitable for product decoration, FlexiCure UV LED curable inks are formulated for minimal maintenance, trouble-free printing, and to fully cure when exposed to 395 mm from at least 4 W LED light source. Abrasion- and scratch-resistant product, which offers durability via 2-year outdoor performance rating, adheres to flexible materials, pressure sensitive vinyl, reinforced banner, canvas, and fabric. Ink comes in cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light colors, white, varnish, and custom colors.
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Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Antimicrobial Additive prevents bacteria growth on products.

January 8, 2015

Developed for use in hospitals and residences, Seal Shield™ makes healthcare and consumer products resistant to growth of viruses, fungi, and odor-causing microbial bacteria. Permanent antimicrobial protection afforded by this EPA-registered, antimicrobial, fungistatic additive helps keep treated products cleaner, greener, and fresher for extended periods. Product is available in liquid, powder, or as master batch for plastic, silicone, and other varied polymers. Read More