Materials & Material Processing

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing, Services

3D Printer uses recycled, post-consumer plastics.

March 16, 2015

With EKOCYCLE™ Cube®, users can take proactive role in environmental sustainability by tranforming post-consumer plastics into objects that are useful. EKOCYCLE cartridge can turn equivalent of 3 recycled 20 oz PET plastic bottles into wearable fashion, music accessories, and desktop decor. Featuring curated printing color palette of red, black, white, and natural, plug-and-play printer enables mobile printing via Cubify app for iOS and Android. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

UV LED Curing Systems suit space-constrained applications.

March 12, 2015

Available in 75 mm and 110 mm lengths, respectively, OmniCure® AC275 and AC2110 are small enough to be included in applications where space constraints restrict access to substrate and quality cannot be compromised. Air-cooled products provide curing uniformity and feature custom optics that minimize output angle of light while maximizing irradiance at various working distances. Systems are suited for pinning, edge bonding, cable assembly, and other small component assembly. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Custom-Matched PVC Compounds suit automotive exterior trim.

March 12, 2015

Available in more than 60 colors, Apex® 1545 Series Extrusion Compounds are 85 Shore A PVC products that yield pure color, consistent gloss, and smooth surface required for meeting Class A finish specifications of automotive OEMs. Products are suited for external layers of coextruded automotive parts, such as roof ditch moldings between roof and body sections, window trim between A pillars and windshield, and body trim. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

Bio-Based, Solvent-Free Lidding Films promote sustainability.

March 12, 2015

Available in clear, white, and metallized formats, LumiLid® dual-ovenable lidding films are manufactured with Toray sustainable resin blends made with >50% renewable feedstocks. Solvent-free formula alleviates solvent retention concerns while promoting sustainability. Designed for frozen, wet and dry food, and dairy applications, films are Interstate Milk Shippers (IMS)-certified and FDA-compliant for use with oven temperatures of up to 400°F for 30 min. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Industrial Pass Through Washer serves manufacturing applications.

March 12, 2015

Along with 24 in. wide x 12 in. tall wash zone on chain mesh belt conveyor, CBW 2412H offers belt flow speeds adjustable from 2–20 fpm on continuous pass through basis. Number and location of spray bars — 8 overhead and 8 under top plane of belt — maximize coverage, and side spray capabilities allow 360° coverage. Along with 12-gauge, powder-coated steel cabinet, features include two 15 hp reservoir-mounted vertical centrifugal pumps with 335 gal tank reservoir pumping at 60 lb./in² pressure. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

PTFE-Modified Compounds exhibit wear resistance under high loads.

March 11, 2015

Comprising polymers lubricated with PTFE formulation, LUVOCOM® XTF series provides low coefficient of friction while preserving mechanical performance. Benefits include short running-in behavior at start-up. Minimizing deposition in tool cavities, mechanical properties result in PTFE not separating from polymer during injection molding process. Currently available versions include LUVOCOM 1105-9098/XTF and 1105-9182/XTF, which are based on PEEK (polyetheretherketone) polymer.

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Non-Industrial Products, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Sapphire Dome provides 360 degree full viewing.

March 11, 2015

Permitting IR and SWIR 360° full viewing, Sapphire Truncated Hyper-Hemisphere Dome can be custom-fabricated in sizes from 6.0–10.5 in. OD with 0.2–0.75 in. thick walls, depending upon outside diameter. Dome features Moh 9 hardness, 40–20 scratch-dig surface finish, and 10 Angstrom surface roughness. Designed to protect cameras, sensors, and detectors in harsh environments, dome provides up to 85% transmission uncoated in UV to IR, with up to 99% when A/R coated on 2 sides. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Octane Booster legally increases gasoline engine performance.

March 11, 2015

Safe for use in all gasoline engines, Professional Grade Octane Booster (Part No. 4279K) safely stops knocks, pings, hesitation, and restores performance. Use at every gasoline fill-up boosts octane level up to 15 points or 1.5 RON, promoting horsepower and acceleration. Use also removes carbon deposits, improves ignition and responsiveness, and helps fuel burn cleaner. Booster can also be used as lead substitute for collector and performance automobiles. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Portable Mixer Stands eliminate manual lifting with tote bins.

March 11, 2015

Fully mobile Sharpe Portable Mixer Stands let operators raise and lower mixers in and out of 200–400 gal metal and plastic tote bins without manual lifting. Available sizes collectively offer 46–140 in. height adjustability, and horizontal arm on each clears bin top and reaches inside. Variants include electric ELS Series, powered by 115 Vac motor with worm gear drive, and pneumatic ALS Series. Both include NEMA 4 controls and can be constructed with stainless steel and mild steel. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Electronic Components & Devices

Corona Treatment System offers extended electrode life.

March 10, 2015

Designed to treat both conductive and non-conductive materials, VERSATreat™ is equipped with ceramic electrode featuring electrical and structural properties that maximize uptime, minimize electrode failure, and optimize treatment level. In addition, proprietary ceramic ground roll coating provides nearly 100% greater dielectric strength than competitor ceramic coatings. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Materials & Material Processing

Dry Steam Vapor Cleaners serve commercial applications.

March 9, 2015

Used for degreasing, machine maintenance, and deep cleaning, 220 V Blitzer Combi heats up in 7 min and achieves pressures up to 120 psi as well as tip temperatures of 212°F. Compact and maneuverable Envirosteam UVC uses dry steam vapor enhanced with uvc light to sanitize captured soils for critical cleaning procedures. Internal boiler produces dry steam up to 145 psi and temperatures to 365°F. Both cleaners combine dry steam, wet/dry vacuum, and sanitizing agent/germicidal injection. Read More

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

Waterjet Intensifier Pump suits shops with limited power.

March 9, 2015

Drawing 37 full load amps at 460 Vac or 74 full load amps at 230 Vac, 30 hp Model iP60-30 produces 0.6 gpm of ultra-high pressure water at continuous operating pressure of 55,000 psi. Tie-rod design eliminates threads on high pressure cylinders, end caps, and hydraulic cylinders, while matched metal components prevent galling of hydraulic components. Pump includes hydraulic accumulator which provides smooth hydraulic pressure, minimizes spikes, and prolongs pump life. Read More

Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant comes in aerosol cans.

March 9, 2015

With ZL-37 Aerosol, users can inspect high-stress critical components to detect fine, tight, and open discontinuities. Type 1, postemulsifiable, Level 4 penetrant is impervious to water to protect it from over washing and permit penetrant to remain in discontinuities for optimized detection of small defects. Product is suited for local penetrant inspections, field testing, spot inspections, and places where bulk processing is impractical. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Services, Materials & Material Processing

Viscoelastic Polyurethane Gel offers high elongation.

March 5, 2015

Featuring Shore OO 40 Durometer hardness and elongation over 1,000%, NTG-7 suits applications requiring soft elastomeric material with cushioning effect. Polyurethane molding/casting material offers good tear strength and less tacky surface without use of plasticizer. Since gel is viscoelastic, it slowly/gently absorbs pressure at low compression depth, and its deflection increases gradually as it is pressed down deeper. In addition, solid gel does not bottom-out easily like flexible foam would. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Silicone Elastomer Gels target cosmetics industry.

March 5, 2015

In addition to leaving skin feeling soft, BELSIL® EG 1 and REG 102 exhibit pronounced shear-thinning attributes; products remain solid when at rest but undergo reversible conversion to liquid state in response to shear stress. BELSIL® EG 1 is derived from classic addition-curing silicone elastomer. BELSIL® REG 102, based on specialty silicone which is crosslinked to 3-dimensional network via silicone resin segments, provides long-lasting effects by optimizing water and transfer resistance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Solder Paste is temperature stable at 26.5°C for 1 year.

March 4, 2015

Halogen-free and lead-free, LOCTITE GC 10 enables abandon times of up to 24 hours and has startup time of 0. Product offers stabilized and consistent print transfer efficiency, expanded reflow window, and increased activity for optimum results with soak temperature from 150–200°C. Temperature stable up to 40°C for one month, paste eliminates requirement for cold packing, overnight shipping, and refrigerated storage. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Custom Thin Film Substrate support sidewall patterning.

March 4, 2015

Increasing design flexibility and density for equipment miniaturization, SDWP substrates accommodate die attach or wire bonding on side walls as well as top side. This lets designers provide continuity between top and bottom of die, connect wire bonds to traces on side of die, or make contact with side of die with pin. SDWP substrates feature plate thickness of ≤0.025 in., min line width and gap of ≥0.003 in., and tight line width and gap tolerances down to ±0.001 in. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Vision Systems

Polycarbonate Sheet targets lighting OEMs.

March 3, 2015

Balancing light diffusion and transmission, Makrolon® DX-NR offers optimal outdoor weathering performance, enabled by co-extruded, UV-resistant technology. Polycarbonate sheet, offering non-glossy and non-reflective appearance, is suited for lenses used in exterior applications. Enabling designers to create energy-efficient lighting fixtures, Makrolon® Lumen XT LC0 resists high temperatures, has achieved UL 94 V-2 flammability rating, and provides uniform light diffusion. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

PVC Fabrics feature applied non-slip surface.

March 3, 2015

Constructed with diamond embossed pattern, Mega Grip™ is best for applications which have flexibility or require stretch, whereas Mega Grip II™ features asphalt pattern and was developed for applications that have firm surface. Both abrasion-resistant, expanded PVC fabrics have non-slip surface that makes them suitable for wheelchair cushion bottoms, camping/hiking equipment, motorcycle and watercraft seating, dog booties and pet travel gear, shoulder straps, and glove palms. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Robotic Parts Cleaning Cell provides flexibility, and reliability.

March 2, 2015

Employing jointly controlled (CNC) and IP69-rated scara manipulator constructed of aluminum and stainless steel, EcoCFlex 3 is used for pre-cleaning and final cleaning of powertrain components. Water knife directs water jet in focused pattern, and hybrid nozzle allows both high- and low-pressure treatments in addition to injection flood washing. Other features include 72 dB(A) operation, cycles starting from 30 sec, 30 kWh energy consumption, 32 m² footprint, and vacuum drier. Read More