Materials & Material Processing

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Wax Modifiers optimize asphalt roofing production.

September 14, 2016

Able to optimize heat stability and reduce mixing time necessary to completely blend polymer, Ceranovus™ Polyethylene and Polypropylene Waxes are valuable additives in both SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) and APP (atactic polypropylene) modified bitumen roofing systems. Products decrease viscosities at process temperature and minimize bleeding of higher oil formulations through oil scavenging.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Systems Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Evolve 3D Printing from Prototyping to Production

September 14, 2016

Company to partner with software giant PTC to accelerate adoption of digital manufacturing technologies Latest demonstration of Figure 4 shows ultra-fast printing platform as digital alternative to injection molding Company launches 3DXpert software for powerful, streamlined Direct Metal Printing CHICAGO - 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today will unveil its strategy, solutions, partnerships and updated... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

LCP Monofilament allows MRI-guided vascular intervention.

September 14, 2016

MRI-compatible LCP monofilament overcomes limitation of other vascular visualization procedures while removing radiation exposure from procedure. Along with LCP (liquid crystal polymer), or thermoplastic resin, properties, this Class VI-approved and autoclavable product provides optimized torque response, pushability, and kink resistance. Tensile strength provides safe braiding option for... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Ascentech to Exhibit Optilia Inspection, GEN3 Systems Solutions at SMTAI 2016 in Booth #219

September 12, 2016

Chester, Connecticut, USA – Ascentech, LLC will exhibit and demonstrate new test and process optimization instruments and solutions at the upcoming SMTA International Conference and Exhibition in Rosemont, IL, Sep. 25 - 29, 2016. Ascentech will exhibit these new products in booth #219.  Products will include the Solder Saver Solder/Dross separation tool, award-winning GENSONIC Ultra-Sonic... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

New Blow Molding Technology Gives Makers of Medical Bags and Bottles Access to Economic and Performance Advantages of TPEs

September 12, 2016

Teknor Apex Collaborates with FGH Systems and Device Manufacturers to Perfect Use of Medalist® Medical Elastomers as Alternatives to Thermoset Rubber and PVC DENVILLE, NJ, U.S.A. - FGH Systems Inc. and Teknor Apex Company have developed material, equipment, tooling, and mold technologies for high-volume extrusion blow molding of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), making possible a more efficient... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Aluminum and Copper Foils in Dozens of Thicknesses

September 12, 2016

Coraopolis, PA - Goodfellow is known worldwide for its huge range of metal foils – foils of more than 160 metals and metal alloys to meet specific scientific and industrial needs. Two of the most sought-after and versatile foils are aluminum and copper. Aluminum foils are available in more than 80 sizes and thicknesses, the thinnest being 0.0008mm. These foils are typically used for RD projects... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

LS-HFFR Jacket Compound performs over broad temperature range.

September 12, 2016

Low-smoke, halogen-free, and flame retardant, Halguard® 58650 Compound provides resistance to thermal shock along with low-shrink properties required for fiber optic cable. Product performs well over broad temperature range, from brittle point of -47°C to max continuous operating temperature of 105°C. Compound exhibits post-extrusion linear shrinkage values of only 2%, has passed Teknor... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Pilot-scale Double Planetary Mixers

September 9, 2016

Hauppauge, NY, September 6, 2016 - Ross Double Planetary Mixers are offered in 4-, 5- and 10- and 25-gallon models for pilot-scale production of paste-like materials, highly-filled putties, shear-sensitive gels, granulations and dense powder blends. These mixers are also used for vacuum drying of heat-sensitive applications at relatively low temperatures. Pictured is a Ross Model DPM-4 with High... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Filter Out the Fines with MPE's Precision Activated Carbon Gran-U-Lizer(TM)

September 8, 2016

CHICAGO, IL – As health and wellness initiatives towards clean, sustainable water continue to drive the science behind activated carbon filtering products, shifting trends towards finer particle sizes for more advanced water filtration have started to replace the more traditional loose carbon and cotton filters.  Modern Process Equipment Corporation (MPE) offers the latest in activated... Read More

Lubricants, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Champion Racing Oils Now Available at LaSalle Racing Engines

September 8, 2016

Clinton, Mo - Champion Oil, a major player in development and manufacturing of racing and performance products, announced today that LaSalle Racing Engines headquartered in Breezewood, PA; now offers the complete line of Champion Motor Oils, Chemicals, Additives, Lubricants and Specialty Products. “It is extremely important for Champion to identify a regional retail racing performance... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Metal-Transfer PET Film creates reflective surface.

September 8, 2016

Suitable for decorative packaging, point-of-purchase displays, and specialty printing applications, Lumirror® MR20 allows vacuum-deposited aluminum on film surface to be transferred with adhesive to paper and paperboard for superior brightness. Paper and paperboard exhibit optimized dead-fold properties, remain flat and smooth, do not delaminate or curl, and metal does not flake off. After... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Blow Molder features modular clamp and variable pitch.

September 8, 2016

Configurable between 12 and 24 stations, Revolution MVP® System produces bottles up to 16 in. tall at up to 8 rpm. System offers capacities of 11,520 bottles/hr for single-parison operation and 46,080 for dual-parison, neck-to-neck operation. Each clamp station, adjustable from 39–47 in. in 1 in. increments, is independent of others and all forces are self-contained within clamp. Variable... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Versum Materials(TM) to Debut at SEMICON Taiwan; Will Showcase Leading Materials and Delivery Systems for Semiconductor Manufacturing

September 8, 2016

New Company from Air Products' Electronic Materials Business expected to Spin-Off in October LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - After more than 30 years of supplying advanced materials and delivery systems to the global semiconductor and electronics industry, the Electronic Materials business of Air Products is expected to soon be fully operating as Versum. With the spin-off of the business from Air... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

IPG® Novashield® 40 Series Structure Fabric Listed on the CRRC Rated Products Directory

September 7, 2016

MONTREAL, QUEBEC and SARASOTA, FLORIDA – Intertape Polymer Group® Inc. (“IPG®” or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of woven coated products, received a listing of IPG’s NovaShield® 400 series (FRU88X-6 white and RU88X-6 white) on the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) Rated Products Directory. The CRRC requires two properties to be measured by an independent accredited lab,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Intertape Polymer Group® Shrink Fill Now Under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)

September 7, 2016

MONTREAL, QUEBEC and SARASOTA, FLORIDA — Intertape Polymer Group® Inc. (“IPG®” or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of packaging products, has announced that all shrink film manufactured by IPG has been certified under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). GFSI is a globally recognized standard that benchmarks existing food standards against food safety criteria. GFSI also... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Aluminum Effect Pigments enhance plastics market design options.

September 7, 2016

Creating new application designs and paint-replacement opportunities for plastics market, Extra SPARKLE SILVET® 600-10-E1 provides 3D sphere geometry that lets stylists and formulators create low-opacity metallic effects in range of polymers. Processing options include injection molding as well as film and sheet and profile extrusions. SILVET® E LT12882 AND SILVET E LT12883 grades are... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Falcon Steel America Exhibits at TSDOS Conference

September 7, 2016

Company Sponsors Casino Night for Attendees on September 7 FORT WORTH, TEXAS - September 2, 2016 - Falcon Steel America will promote its steel structures and electrical substations during the Transmission and Substation Design and Operation Symposium (TSDOS) September 7 – 9, in Frisco, Texas. The Texas company will also sponsor a Casino Night for TSDOS attendees on Wednesday, September 7.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Fiber Sizings are suited for automotive applications.

September 6, 2016

Differing in reactivity level, Hydrosize® Link U470 and U480 fiber sizings are polyurethane dispersions designed for reinforced composites in automotive under-the-hood applications. These dispersions react directly with matrix resin to deliver optimized composite performance under extreme exposure to water, ethylene glycol, and high temperatures. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Extruder Exemplifies Versatility with Quick Screw Exchange Technology

September 6, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - A 3.5-inch (90mm) extruder being exhibited by Davis-Standard during K will showcase engineering updates such as a new extruder frame, innovative feedscrew design and quick screw exchange (QSE) technology. This specific extruder is designed for high temperature processes up to 300 degrees Celsius and those requiring specialty copolymer resins for film, coating, adhesion and... Read More

Labels Tags Signage & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Beverage Label Papers attract attention to bottles on shelves.

September 2, 2016

Available in 4 finishes and multiple basis weights from 52–70 lb, CraftPoint™ pressure-sensitive and cut-and-stack beverage label papers help craft beers, spirits, and wines stand out on shelf and in cooler. CraftPoint Canvas features rustic texture with soft, tactile finish, while CraftPoint Matte has matte finish with low gloss. CraftPoint Gloss offers medium gloss finish that provides... Read More