Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Lindberg/MPH Ships Melting and Holding Furnace to a Leader in the Automotive Industry

August 8, 2016

Riverside, MI - August 4, 2016 - Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of a lead melting and holding furnace to a supplier of the automotive industry. The gas fired immersion tube furnace is used in the manufacture of lead plates for automotive batteries. The immersion heat allows for efficient and economical melting and holding of the lead while providing the precise temperature control... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Supports SKF with Atmosphere, Vacuum Heat-Treating Systems

August 8, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL - Ipsen recently installed both atmosphere and vacuum heat-treating systems at SKF’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in St. Louis, Missouri. With the relocation of their existing facility to a new location, SKF continues to focus on enhancing the quality, efficiency and overall effectiveness of their heat-treating equipment. Among this new Ipsen equipment was a... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Boker's Offers Manufacturing Capabilities for Metallic and Non-metallic Disks

August 5, 2016

Metallic and Non-metallic Disks Minneapolis, MN — Boker’s is pleased to announce its extensive manufacturing capabilities for metallic and non-metallic disks for spacing and specialized assembly applications. The widest range of disks to satisfy multiple job requirements Most commonly known as discs, circles, plates and/or slugs, disks are designed like a flat washer, generally without the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Manufacturer Aids in Construction of Living Memorial to JFK in Washington, D.C.

August 4, 2016

Meredith-Springfield Associates, Inc., Engineers Sustainable, Recycled Solution for Expansion Project LUDLOW, Mass. - Meredith-Springfield Associates, Inc., a world-class plastics manufacturer specializing in extrusion blow molding and injection stretch blow molding, today announced the adoption of an environmentally sustainable solution for the most recent expansion project of the JFK Performing... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Gauge Profiler offers extended lip-adjusting stroke.

August 3, 2016

Retrofittable on existing dies, EDI™ Autoflex VI-E provides automatic gauge control of film and coatings. Unit is capable of correcting for changes in throughput, line speed, target thickness, and other process parameters, often without need for manual intervention. Lip adjusters include thermally actuated copper alloy translators that are linked to computer-controlled downstream gauge monitor.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Backlight Reflective Film brightens displays.

August 3, 2016

Measuring just 65 microns thick, 3M Enhanced Specular Reflector Film reflects 98% of incident and generated light to optimize performance of backlit displays used in portable devices. Film maintains uniform high reflectivity across visible spectrum without color shifts. Unlike diffuse reflection where light is reflected in many directions, ESR Film reflects light back toward viewer in single... Read More

Labels Tags Signage & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Anti-Static Drum Labels protect workers and increase safety.

August 1, 2016

Suited for painted steel, fiber, or plastic drums, electrostatic dissipative (ESD) labels reduce time static charge is held during printing, application, and removal and also reduce charge buildup on label after application. These ultra-porous, 8 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. and 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 in. labels, available in up to 4 colors, labels can be customized with all required information... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Materials & Material Processing

DFNDR Armor Selects Honeywell Spectra® Material for New Military and Law Enforcement Body Armor

August 1, 2016

Honeywell's Spectra® fiber to be used exclusively for RD of next-generation body armor technology DFNDR Armor to use Spectra Shield to manufacture one of today's lightest, most high-protection lines of body armor plates MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 27, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that DFNDR Armor, a leading engineer of U.S.-made advanced body armor systems, is using... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Stain-Resistant Oligomer brings strength, flexibility to printing.

July 29, 2016

Suited for 2D and 3D inkjet printing and graphic art applications, Bomar® BR-970H offers cure speed and non-yellowing nature that lend to optical clarity and color stability. Shrinkage (0.7%) during cure accommodates 3D-printing requirements, while water absorption of 0.15 suits applications exposed to high-humidity environments or washed with water-based solutions. This... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Wedge Lock Pelletizer Rotors Engineered for the Demands of the Plastics Processing Industry

July 29, 2016

Southbridge, MA – Designed for high performance and long life under challenging conditions, Wedge Lock Pelletizer Rotors and Knives from PDK Design Grinding, a division of Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions (IBS), consistently produce high-quality plastic pellets for compounders of a variety of engineered and filled materials. PDK Wedge Lock Pelletizer Rotors and Knives provide application-driven... Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Materials & Material Processing, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Two-Step Oxygen Barrier Silage Cover serves agricultural market.

July 29, 2016

Two-step silage covering system prevents oxygen from reaching feed and preserves nutrients, Base layer, as first step placed directly against pile and just below primary exposed cover, involves SealFresh™ 7-layer oxygen barrier film. Second step consists of Dura-Skrim® string-reinforced cover, which blocks UV rays and provides long-term durability. Alternative outer cover,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

NCFI Adopts Honeywell's Low-Global-Warming Material for Integral Skin Polyurethane Foam Systems

July 29, 2016

New systems from NCFI use Honeywell's Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent ahead of new regulations MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that NCFI Polyurethanes, a leader in sustainable polyurethane products, has begun using Honeywell's new low-global-warming material in foam used in applications ranging from office furniture to molded seat pads to shoe soles. NCFI is... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Avoid the Void(TM): Indium Corporation's Indium8.9HF Solder Paste to be Featured at SMTAI

July 28, 2016

Indium Corporation will feature its halogen-free Indium8.9HF no-clean solder paste at SMTA International (SMTAI) 2016 on Sept. 27 and 28, in Rosemont, Ill. Indium8.9HF is specifically formulated to Avoid the Void™ while delivering high transfer efficiency with low variability. This no-clean solder paste is perfectly suited for a variety of applications, especially automotive, due to its unique... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) at K 2016

July 27, 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will focus on the expanded adoption of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) in a broad range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in Düsseldorf, Germany. In Hall 7A/B02, TOPAS will discuss its highly successful application development work in key markets such as healthcare, packaging, optics, and electronics. The unique... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Icynene Innovates with Opteon(TM) 1100 Foam Blowing Agent from Chemours

July 27, 2016

Icynene Will Use Opteon™ 1100 to Develop New Polyurethane Spray Foam Products Delivering Superior Insulation and Lower Global Warming Impact WILMINGTON, Del. - The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced today that leading spray foam manufacturer, Icynene, is... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Aleris Secures New Multi-Year Contract with Airbus for Significantly Expanded Range of Aluminum Products

July 27, 2016

New China facility, technology investments enable Aleris to strengthen position with key aerospace customer CLEVELAND - Aleris has signed a new multi-year contract with Airbus to supply aluminum plate and sheet to be used in the production of all Airbus aircraft programs. The contract starts in 2017 and also includes the supply of technically advanced wing skin material. The agreement further... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

D-Blaze® Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) Earns GREENGUARD Gold Certification

July 26, 2016

Fire Retardant Wood Treatment is First of its Kind to Earn GREENGUARD Gold Certification CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 21, 2016 - Viance LLC, a leading manufacturer of advanced wood treatment technologies, has announced that D-Blaze Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) is the first pressure-impregnated FRTW to earn the GREENGUARD Gold Certification. "With the GREENGUARD Gold Certification, architects and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Liquid Blowing Agents provide controlled foaming action.

July 25, 2016

With 0.5%–1.5% letdown ratios, +Foam™ Blowing Agents improves dispersion and controlled foaming action for diverse resins: polyolefins, polystyrene, ABS, PPO, and other polymers. Chemical blowing agent (CBA) formulations available in +Foam™ series of liquid additives include standard exothermic azodicarbonamide CBA, endothermic CBA, and combination thereof. These can be metered into... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics Feature Precise Focal Lengths

July 22, 2016

Custom fabricated sapphire optics for use in aerospace and other critical applications requiring resistance to fast-moving dirt, temperature extremes, and high pressure are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optics are custom fabricated and feature a curve radius tolerance of 0.5” to 2.5” with focal length accuracy of ±0.0005”, depending upon radius, to... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

In-stock Dual-Shaft Mixers

July 21, 2016

Hauppauge, NY – Ross Dual-Shaft Mixers suitable for mixing 50-, 100- and 200-gallon batches are now available from stock. The Models CDA-50, CDA-100 and CDA-200 are equipped with two independently-driven, variable-speed agitators: a high speed disperser and a two-wing anchor. Working in combination, both agitators provide adjustable shear and efficient turnover of low to high viscosity... Read More