Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

FRX Polymers' Nofia® Flame Retardants Obtain Accreditation from Oeko-Tex® Association

September 2, 2016

CHELMSFORD, Mass., August 29, 2016 - Several Nofia flame retardant grades from FRX Polymers Inc., the global leader in polymeric, halogen-free flame retardant solutions, have earned accreditation by the Oeko-Tex Association, an international association of independent research and testing institutes focused on enhancing both product safety and sustainable production in the textile industry. FRX... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

SST and JUNKER Group Enter Into New Sales Agreement

September 1, 2016

New distribution agreement will expand presence of production grinding systems in the North American market Auburn Hills, Mich. - SST, a North American distributor of premium machinery brands, automation, tooling and EDM supplies, today announced an agreement with the JUNKER Group to distribute its products in key North American markets including SST South, Southeast and Midwest. The JUNKER... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Floor Cleaning Machine features battery-powered operation.

August 30, 2016

Designed to remove soil completely from virtually any type of hard floor surface, Auto-Vac is suited for hallways, entranceways, cafeterias, lobbies, and warehouses. Automated system can clean more than 20,000 ft²/hr and has been certified by National Floor Safety Institute because it so effectively removes soils, it helps prevent slip-and-fall accidents. Auto-Vac can be added to OmniFlex... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Transportation Industry Products

General Dynamics NASCO to Build Container Ships for Matson

August 30, 2016

SAN DIEGO - General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today it has signed a contract with Matson Navigation Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), for the design and construction of two Kanaloa Class liquefied natural gas (LNG)-capable containerships with roll-on, roll-off capability. The 870-foot-long, 3,500 TEU... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Gas-Fired Heavy-Duty Furnace operates at up to 2,000°F.

August 29, 2016

Providing 30 x 60 x 30 in. workspace dimensions, No. 1042 utilizes 750,000 BTU/hr modulating gas burners and floor-mounted combustion air blower. Burners fire below hearth, with 9 in. thick insulated walls comprising 5 in. thick 2,300°F ceramic fiber and 4 in. 1,900°F block insulation. Floor insulation is made from 4 ½ in. of 2,300°F firebrick and 4 in. of 1,900°F block insulation.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Blockout Fabric gathers attention in retail, expo settings.

August 26, 2016

Available for retail and exposition settings in widths to 126 in., Midnight Blockout features acrylic black back that maximizes blockout properties and durability. These properties, along with media's slight stretch, suit tradeshow industry usage with diverse frame types. Promoting color and image sharpness to attract attention, fabric meets NFPA 701 FR specifications and offers Dye... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Belleville Wire Cloth to Show Off New Products at 2016

August 26, 2016

Belleville Wire Cloth Co., Inc. has announced that they will be taking part in "The 2016 Electric Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo".  Belleville Wire Cloth will be showing off some of their latest products, including mesh used in fuel and oil filters, in BOOTH # 2317. The Expo is a showcase of advanced and new concepts in the hybrid/electric vehicle industry, and will be taking place September... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Toray Plastics (America) to Feature its OPP and Pet Innovations, Collaborative Spirit, and Global Reach at Pack Expo International 2016

August 25, 2016

The industry's leading innovator invites attendees to visit Toray at booth N-5789 and learn how to get more from a film supplier. North Kingstown, Rhode Island - Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (www.toraytpa.com), announces that it will feature its advanced Torayfan® OPP and Lumirror® PET film technologies, collaborative spirit, and global reach at... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Eliminate Odor & Toxic Gases at Animal Waste Lagoons

August 25, 2016

WENDELL, N.C.- Odor and toxic gas problems at swine production farms are an old and persistent problem that effect surrounding areas. Some argue that there are health hazards, pollution problems and quality of life issues in the affected areas. The basic problem for the farmer is that they do not have a good method to add dissolved oxygen to the wastewater in the lagoons to eliminate the odor and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

Ultra Heat-Resistant Fluon® ETFE for Wire and Cable Insulation Withstands Temperatures Up to 200 °C

August 24, 2016

EXTON, Pa. – AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. will feature Fluon® ETFE C88AXMP-HT at the 2016 IWCS show, booth #400. This ultra heat-resistant ETFE grade maintains performance characteristics at temperatures up to 200 °C and is an ideal material for industrial and automotive wire and cable insulation, as well as seat heating cables. At the show, Masahide Yodogawa, Sr. RD Manager of AGC’s... Read More

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

BOC Sciences Reorganized its Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

August 24, 2016

BOC Sciences has devoted a lot of effort in reorganizing its inhibitor products and make them an individual branch of the inhibitors they provide. Then 19th, August, the company officially announced that they began to provide immune checkpoint inhibitors from then on. With the potential of immune therapies getting more discovered, they are more widely tried for various diseases. From immune... Read More

HVAC, Materials & Material Processing

Honeywell Receives Awards for Pioneering Environmentally Preferable Technologies

August 24, 2016

Honeywell Solstice® yf mobile air conditioning refrigerant and Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ provide alternatives for global transportation MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that two of its research teams were recognized with Heroes of Chemistry Awards for the development of environmentally preferable technologies. The awards from the American Chemical Society, the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Medical-Grade Material minimizes wear, friction, abrasion.

August 23, 2016

By providing permanent, low-CoF surface properties, lubricious Quniton® material minimizes friction, wear, and abrasion in medical valves, plungers, caps, and seals. No micro-cracking or flaking occurs when subjected to stretching during installation. Use does not adversely impact any materials' bulk properties, and there is no impact on extractables or leachables. Offering thermal... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hydrotreating Catalysts support important refining processes.

August 23, 2016

Used to remove impurities and contaminants from petroleum and other refining feedstocks, Hydrotreating Catalysts produce cleaner-burning gasoline and diesel that meets global emissions regulations, including Euro-V, China-V, and in India, BS-VI – all of which specify sulfur content of less than 10 ppm in transportation fuels. Typical applications include hydrocracking and fluid catalytic... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) Achieve Material Designation in New U.S. Pharmacopeia Standard for Pharma Packaging

August 22, 2016

TOPAS Advanced Polymers is First Resin Maker to Meet Newly Revised USP 661.1 Standard for Plastic Materials of Construction FLORENCE, Ky., August 17, 2016 - In the latest revision of the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) standard for pharmaceutical packaging, cyclic olefins have been designated as a material category alongside other plastics such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyethylene... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Indium Corporation Features InFORMS® Reinforced Solder Preforms at IMAPS 2016

August 22, 2016

Indium Corporation will feature its reinforced indium and solder alloy fabrications, InFORMS®, at IMAPS 49th International Symposium on Microelectronics (IMAPS 2016 - Packaging the Connected World), Oct. 10-13, in Pasadena, Calif. InFORMS are reinforced solder preforms that maintain a constant bondline thickness, thus significantly improving thermal cycling reliability. This is a key... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

OGR Paper suits microwave popcorn bag applications.

August 19, 2016

With oil and grease resistance (OGR), GlazeArmor™ Micro provides aggressive grease holdout for inner and outer ply layers of microwave popcorn bags. This bleached, uncoated, machine-glazed paper offers kit grease resistance levels ranging from Kit 6–12 while supporting runnability and performance for high-speed bag converting and popcorn packing and filling operations. Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

SUNBURST NO-BAC eliminates Canine Parvovirus, and other bacteria, fungi and mildew.

August 18, 2016

Ideal as a disinfectant for animal shelters and laboratories, Sunburst NO-BAC can neutralize viruses that cause diarrhea in dogs, infectious infertility in pigs and organ damage in... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Medium Pressure, 2-Platen IMM offers 30-90 sec cycle times.

August 18, 2016

Capable of molding solid and foamed parts with density reductions from 5%–50%, 800 ton LUMINA MP800 features linear bearing support/guidance system, 98 x 68 in. mold space, 108 in. stroke, 2,000 ipm clamp speed, and hydraulic ejection. Molds are either cold runner or hot runner types and typically have aluminum cavity plates or gas assist. This 2-stage solution also features 6 in.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

TPE Grades provides low compression set for sealing applications.

August 12, 2016

Engineered to deliver low compression set performance for gasket and seal application, Styrenic thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) grades P32-010 and P32-011, can replace TPV elastomers. Compression set of 60 shore A P32-011 has 16% at RT, 26% at 70°C, and 38% at 100°C for 22 hrs, while 40 shore A P31-010 has 20% at RT, 27% at 70°C, and 48% at 100°C. Along with low odor, properties include... Read More