Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing

High-Strength Steels create strong, lightweight products.

May 7, 2015

Offering yield strengths from 600–1,300 Mpa, Strenx Structural Steels are designed for sectors where structural strength and weight savings are key competitive factors. Steels are available in plate, strip, and tubular products in thickness ranging from 0.7–160 mm. Typical applications are found in lifting, handling, and transportation industries as well as agriculture, frames of heavy mobile machines, rolling stock, offshore, and construction sectors. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Composite Toughening System will not compromise properties.

May 7, 2015

Intended for carbon and glass fiber composites, ZNT-boost™ can increase toughness of composite up to 100% while also increasing stiffness and strength up to 30%. Product comes in liquid and dry flake forms for most composite applications that include prepreg, VARTM, infusions, and hand layup. Designed to work with most forms of epoxy, vinyl esters, and polyesters, ZNT-boost requires no changes in process, catalyst, or curing agent. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Formable Polycarbonate Film creates scratch-resistant surfaces.

May 6, 2015

Capped with functional acrylic layer that includes UV protection additive, abrasion- and weathering-resistant Makrofol® SR 906 consists of clear, transparent film with gloss-gloss surface finish. Acrylic cap layer enables back-molding or over-molding with acrylic resins in addition to standard polycarbonate resins that would normally be used on polycarbonate film side of film, while film/resin adhesion enables film to pass climate test conditions for automotive interior applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Screw Handler targets injection molders and extruders.

May 5, 2015

To promote process uptime, IMS Screw Hander is inserted onto hot screw, enabling maintenance workers to transport it for fixing, cleaning, or change outs. Handler's contact points are made from brass, which safeguards screws from marring, scratches, and dents typically seen when moving screw by other methods. Designed to fit screw sizes from 1 9/16 to 3 1/8 in., IMS Screw Handler is built with triangular aluminum body, heat protective handles, and quick adjusting knobs. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Solid Color Pellets enhhance plastic processors' capabilities.

May 5, 2015

Available for plastic processors, G3 pigment-loaded custom color pellets can be used in all olefins and engineering resins. Product supports Six Sigma/Lean production methods and helps lower environmental impacts by lending to reduced production energy, packaging materials, and CO2 emissions. Effective in diverse applications, such as packaging, housewares, lawn and garden, and transportation, pellets also meet needs of converters performing injection, blow molding, or extrusion. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Metallization Paste suits high temperature environments.

May 4, 2015

Designed for mono- and multicrystalline silicon solar cells, SOL205B Back-Side Tabbing Paste optimizes Ag content and glass chemistry to provide consistent adhesion before and after high-temperature ageing. Product is typically dried in IR dryer with set point of 250–300°C in less than 20 seconds. With optimized busbar adhesion, paste contributes to module reliability. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Extruding Machines offer 3 quick-change options.

May 4, 2015

With Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) Quick-Change™ options, extruder downtime can be minimized. Quick Collet Screw Pusher cuts setup time for screw pulling by use of spring-mounted locking nut and sliding collet to fasten nut onto threaded screw-pushing rod. Rotary Hopper can be pivoted away from feed throat, cutting cleanout time. By having pre-heated head with breaker plate ready for replacement of one that has been in use, Dual-Head Arrangement reduces time needed to change dies. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Granulation Unit meets pharmaceutical requirements.

April 30, 2015

Available for 3 batch sizes, GranuLean combines mixing, granulating, and drying for manufacturing of pharmaceutical granules. Gentlewing high shear mixer mixes and granulates active ingredients and excipients and is emptied via integrated wet mill. Pneumatic transfer pipe then transfers wet product to fluid bed module, where it is dried through inflow of Diskjet distribution plate. Equipped with 21 in. touchscreen interface, GranuLean uses recipes to control all process and cleaning steps. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Screen Changers feature leak-proof seals.

April 30, 2015

Equipped with Nordson seals, Xaloy Slide Plate Screen Changers can perform reliably at temperatures up to 650°F, pressures up to 7,500 psi, and viscosities as low as 15,000 cP. High-temperature sealing system, available on both manual and hydraulic slide plate screen changers, has exhibited leak-free operation in more than 2,000 hours of lab trials by Nordson and over 100,000 hours of service in production applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hand-Held Mixing Drill features 2-speed gearbox.

April 30, 2015

Suited for demanding mixing applications, Model EHR 23/2.4 S Set has load speed of 0–250 and 0–580 rpm. Variable speed mixer is equipped with heavy-duty galvanized paddle that can handle high-viscosity materials in batches up to 200 lb, including epoxies, mortars, plasters, cement, quartz-containing resins, and flooring compounds. Featuring helical design, paddle mixes batch from bottom up, preventing splash and keeping air from being sucked into material. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Pass Through Washer offers adjustable flow, max coverage.

April 29, 2015

Featuring 24 in. wide by 24 in. tall wash zone on chain mesh belt conveyor, CBW 2424H offers adjustable belt flow from 2–20 fpm on continuous pass through basis. There are 80 nozzles placed over 8 spray bars overhead and 8 spray bars under top plane of belt for maximum coverage. For 360° coverage, same spray bars provide side spray. Cabinet of 12-Gauge powder coated steel as standard, and 10 hp vertical centrifugal pump with 450 gal tank reservoir produces pressures to 65 psi. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

PET Preform Barrier Module features multi-layer capabilities.

April 29, 2015

Built on HyPET® HPP5 platform, PET preform barrier module offers manufacturers possibilities to explore PET as packaging material for products requiring enhanced barrier properties. Ability to produce multi-layer preforms with range of barrier content, even below 3%, maximizes flexibility and promotes freedom of design both across and within applications. Precision dosing and range adjustability ensures seasonal variations are considered with relation to shelf life of sensitive products. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Phase Change Cooling Vests feature honeycomb cooling pack.

April 29, 2015

Constructed with comfortable cotton, Chill-Its® Standard 6230 and Flame Resistant 6215 and 6215HV have hook-and-loop closure on shoulders and waist for customizable fit. Once packs are activated, cooling is immediate and maintains constant 58°F for up to 4 hr. Available in khaki and hi-vis orange, respectively, Chill-Its® 6215 and 6215HV are constructed with Modacrylic cotton-blend FR fabric boasting ATPV rating of 7.1 cal/cm². Honeycomb cooling packs are non-toxic and non-carcinogenic. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Jacket Compounds come in flame retardant, low-shrinkage grades.

April 28, 2015

Halguard® 58610 and 58615 are 53 Shore D compounds that have UL-94 vertical burn ratings of V-0 for 1/16 in. thick specimens and respective oxygen indices of 52% and 45%. Both enable passing of UL-1685 FT-4 and UL-1666 riser flame tests. Also available, Halguard 58620 provides low level of post-extrusion shrinkage suited for fiber optic cable applications. This 54 Shore D compound enables passing UL-1685 flame test. All of these HFFR compounds suit general-purpose jacketing applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Drum Tumblers agitate contents without opening container.

April 28, 2015

Offered in 800 lb (full drum) and 400 lb (half-full drum) capacities, 309 Series receives upright steel, plastic, or fiber drum and rotates it, corner-over-corner, for thorough mixing of contents. Able to agitate drum contents without opening container helps prevent hazards, worker exposure, need for cleanup of insertion mixers. Accommodating 29–37 in. tall and 18–23.5 in. dia drum, series employs 1 hp motor and includes models offering multiple and variable drum speed (RPM) options. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

EPDM Rubber Compound is 45% bio-renewable.

April 27, 2015

Made from polymer produced from sugarcane-based feedstock, EPDM Rubber Compound is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 150°C and has optimized compressive stress force retention. Sugarcane base allows material to be 45% bio-renewable, which ultimately reduces manufacturing carbon footprint. Applications include seals for coolants, steam, synthetic hydraulic fluids, brake fluids, and aerospace hydraulic fluids. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Plastic Sheet Stock suits ADA and wayfinding applications.

April 27, 2015

Available in thicknesses of 1/32, 1/16, and 1/8 in., DuetsTactiles™ offers impact modified acrylic in matte, non-glare finish. Substrates offer over 40 color choices and enable users to select from wide range of options, including clear/matte, black, and variety of white pigments. Designed for laser or rotary applications, DuetsTactiles substrates are suited for ADA and appliqué, wayfinding, architectural signage, exhibit display, retail display, and interior branding. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Novel Binder targets paperboard and packaging industries.

April 27, 2015

Consisting of vinyl acetate-ethylene-copolymer dispersion, VINNAPAS® EF 104 has been developed specifically for coating of paperboard surfaces and complies with food contact regulatory requirements. Binder provides good calendered sheet gloss, brightness, and high opacity, and facilitates clear, sharp print images on coated surfaces. In addition, product offers optimized dry and wet pick coating strength, which are critical for print quality and converting of coated paper and paper board. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Polycarbonate Panels come in clear, translucent green versions.

April 27, 2015

Featuring non-combustible flame spread rating of 6, UNITREX® heavy-duty corrugated or flat polycarbonate panels exhibit impact resistance; long-term durability against denting, cracking, and peeling; as well as UV resistance for color stability. Areas of use include new construction or replacement siding and roofing applications on commercial, industrial, and residential buildings subject to frequent damage from weather, pollution, and vandalism. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Materials & Material Processing, Adhesives & Sealants

High-Temperature Sealant suits applications to 950°F.

April 24, 2015

Formulated by combining high-temperature resin with ceramic fibers and powders, Pyro-Putty™ 950 can be used as gasketing compound for boilers, compressors, heat exchangers, furnaces, ovens, and exhaust manifolds. Product repairs rough, scored, or irregular surfaces and is resistant to chemical and steam attack, high pressure/vacuum atmospheres, mechanical vibration, and joint movement. Offered in 11 oz caulk gun cartridge, sealant can cure in service or by heating joint without pressure. Read More