Materials & Material Processing

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Reflow Simulator accommodates full size PCBs for testing.

July 9, 2015

By using hot air of upper heater and extreme infrared radiation of lower heater together, MALCOM RDT-250C can reproduce temperature profile of reflow oven while allowing operators to observe melting state of solder paste and record process. Local matrix control system of upper heater enables reflow soldering of PCB in which thermal capacity is balanced with best heating temperature. Operator can observe state of soldering through wide glass windows from rear of unit. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Soluble Oils provide alternative for metalworking coolants.

July 9, 2015

Demonstrating characteristics suited for machining and grinding applications, MECAGREEN products are formulated with blend of synthetic vegetable esters. Properties help extend tooling and sump life and reduce consumption while also promoting cutting performance without use of chlorine, DEA, DCHA, formaldehyde, or silicones. Residue ensures windows, tables, tool holders, and parts stay clean, and transparent color provides clear visibility of cutting processes during operations. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Ti:Sapphire targets short-pulsed lasers.

July 8, 2015

Suitable for short-pulsed lasers operating with wide tunability range, Titanium-doped Sapphire comes in part sizes up to 25 mm in length at various absorption and figure-of-merit levels. Brewster cut samples with surface roughness of less than 1.5 angstroms, as well as high-damage threshold coatings are also available. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

Fire-Resistant Plastics suit aerospace applications.

July 2, 2015

Offering weight savings up to 60% compared to aluminum, High Performance Plastics meet required agency certifications for use in aerospace applications. Inherent flame resistance meets requirements of UL 94-V0 and fire behavior standards in accordance with FAR 25.853. Additional benefits include chemical and petrochemical resistance, as well as low smoke and toxicity characteristics. Material options that provide self lubrication help minimize or eliminate need for repeated maintenance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Silicone Pressurized Tubes let users control bead width.

July 1, 2015

Designed for sealing, bonding, protecting, and waterproofing, RTV Silicone Pressurized Tubes with Select-A-Bead™ Nozzle have double piston pressurized package that allows for smooth, uniform dispensing and self-sealing plug that keeps silicone fresh. Product cures at room temperature so no special curing method is required. Available in 5 colors, chemically stable formulation shows little change in physical properties after exposure to rain, snow, temperature extremes, and weathering. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

AEM Pre-Compound extends temperature limit in auto applications.

July 1, 2015

With heat resistance and long-term static heat aging characteristics, DuPont™ Vamac® VMX5000 ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) pre-compounds offer alternative to fluoroelastomers (FKM) in 160 to 190°C range for automotive hoses and seals required by such trends as high-pressure turbo charging and exhaust gas recirculation. Pre-compounds additionally exhibit acid and base resistance, and incorporated filler system facilitates production of colored non-black parts. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux-Cored Wire provides low-temperature impact toughness.

June 29, 2015

Offered in 0.045, 0.052, and 1/16 in. dia, FabCO® 812-Ni1M wire can be used for all-position welding in single- or multi-pass applications. Low alloy wire, operating with shielding gas blend of 70%–80% argon and balance of CO2, creates welds with tensile strength of 93,000 psi and yield strength of 80,000 psi. Meeting NACE requirements, wire creates weld deposit containing <1% nickel and <248 HV10 hardness. Product exhibits minimized diffusible hydrogen levels and moisture pickup. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Electrically Heated Walk-In Oven operates up to 1,200°F.

June 24, 2015

Offering 48 x 60 x 72 in. workspace, No. 901 utilizes 120 kW Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat oven chamber and 12,500 cfm, 10 hp recirculating blower for horizontal airflow to workload. Unit features 10 in. thick insulated walls, comprising 2 in. of 1,900°F block and 8 in. of 10 lb/cf density rockwool. Constructed with aluminized steel exterior and Type 304, 2B finish stainless steel interior, oven has inner/outer door gaskets and 7 in. insulated floor with truck wheel guide tracks. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Heterogeneous Catalyst Kit offers 40 different catalysts.

June 22, 2015

Providing instant availability to 40 different types of catalysts, Heterogeneous Catalyst 40 Sample Kit covers complete range of catalytic reactions involving hydrogen. Precious metal based products have optimized combination of metal and support. All samples are 5 g size and individual replacements are available. Supplied with applications table, kit is suited for screening and research projects. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Coagents offer advanced rubber performance.

June 22, 2015

Offering high cure rate and increased state of cure, Sartomer (Meth) Acrylate Coagents allow formulators to achieve optimized rubber properties like hardness, elongation, tear resistance, and compression set. Part of Saret® product line, scorch protected coagents provide high scorch safety while maintaining cure rate and performance. SRDFM has been especially developed to combine key benefits of allyl and methacrylate dual functional structure. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hybrid UV Curing System features future-proof design.

June 19, 2015

With ArcLED, investment in arc technology can be upgraded later with LEDs using same lamphead casing and same power supply and control. User adds LED cassettes required, fits water cooling system, and RHINO ArcLED power supply does the rest. System automatically recognizes which type of cassette is installed in machine and adjusts RHINO control accordingly. Combination of quick-swap lampheads, reactive detection of required power, and automatic switching maximizes machine productivity. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

ESD Protection Devices use multi-layer ceramic technology.

June 19, 2015

Supplied in 1005 and 0603 packages, respectively, Models LXES15AAA1-153 and LXES03AAA1-154 combine low voltage ESD protection with dielectric strength to withstand continued high voltage discharge. Units offer ESD protection according to internationally recognized IEC61000-4-2 Level 1 standard at low voltage and low peak voltage levels. Operating from -40 to +85°C, devices are suited for automotive electronics, antenna terminals, and external interfaces of touch panels, monitors, and switches. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Fast Dry Ink accelerates printing on non-porous materials.

June 18, 2015

Designed for use with VIAjet™ L-Series thermal ink jet (TIJ) printer, LS-7001 MEK-based ink offers 2 sec dry time and 40 min open time and can be effectively applied on such non-porous materials as plastics, foils, polyfilms, and metals. Number of print nozzles on cartridge enables high-resolution (up to 600 dpi) marking needed by consumer packaged goods companies seeking to maintain or improve production speeds. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Wax Emulsion Additive controls slip on flexible packaging.

June 18, 2015

Designed to control coefficient of friction of flexible packaging coatings, Michem® Lube 160RPH does not compromise bond strength, heat seal, barrier, or printability properties. Water-based additive is compatible across 1–12 pH spectrum, making it suited for low temperature heat seal coatings as well as common acrylic and PVdC types. APEO and formaldehyde-free, product is compliant with specific FDA and EU food contact regulations on substrates such as paper, film, and aluminum foil. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Fluorinated Solvent offers alternative to n-propyl bromide.

June 17, 2015

Non-flammable with KB value of >90, EnSolv® NEXT replaces solvents such as HCFC-225, Trichloroethylene, and n-propyl bromide. SNAP-approved product evaporates quickly after cleaning or degreasing, and is thermally stable so it does not require acid acceptance testing or stabilizer additions. In addition to minimal non-volatile residue and no hazardous air pollutants, EnSolv NEXT has zero ozone depletion potential and low global warming potential. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Wet Electrostatic Precipitator controls fine particulate.

June 16, 2015

Incorporating discharge electrode technology that can be sized to specific applications, HEI Wet Electrostatic Precipitator concentrates high-intensity ionizing corona in strategic areas within collecting tubes instead of distributing it along entire length of tubes' treatment area. Resultant particle charging fields are stronger than conventional precipitators and deliver higher particulate charges and migration velocities, as well as smaller size for gas capacities from 1,000–300,000 acfm. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Pouch Fabrics meet returnable packaging industry needs.

June 16, 2015

Designed to transport Class A automotive finished goods, Packa-Tex™ products include Headliner, Tyvek®, and color pouch fabrics. Headliner Class-A fabric, as 12 oz/yd², 4-ply laminate, features blue brushed tricot material on milky clear reinforced laminated vinyl. Offering minimal abrasion and facilitated cleaning, white Tyvek on milky clear vinyl fabric is 12 oz/yd², 3-ply laminate. Available in 13 and 18 oz/yd² weights, pouch fabric comes in 7 colors as well as auto gray and milky clear. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Balls comply with food-contact regulations.

June 15, 2015

Using polyester resin, with Shore hardness of 70 D, injection molded Premium-Grade Polyurethane Balls are suited for casters, gears, sprockets, and sporting equipment. Resin exhibits fuel and oil resistance while providing high firmness, tensile and tear properties. Natural color resin meets terms with FDA food-contact regulations 21 CFR 177.1680 and 177.2600, subject to limitations of these and any other applicable regulations. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Double Planetary Mixer handles highly viscous products.

June 10, 2015

Offering alternative to double-arm kneader, Ross Double Planetary Mixer with Discharge System serves ultra-high viscosity (up to 6 million centipoise or higher) applications. There are no packing glands or bearings submerged in product zone, and agitators raised and lowered in/out of mix via hydraulic lift facilitate access for cleaning. Use of interchangeable mix cans, ranging from ½ pint to 750 gal, results in semi-continuous process that maximizes machine and labor utilization. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Stabilizer helps meet challenges of XPS applications.

June 10, 2015

Helping masterbatch suppliers and XPS producers meet challenges of changing from HBCD to pFR, SONGXTEND® 1301 protects polymeric flame retardants (pFR) in XPS applications. This stabilizer, which supports broad processing window, specifically maintains molecular weight and color of XPS containing pFR.
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