Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Japanese Automaker, Daihatsu, Collaborates with Local Designers to Offer Car Design Customization Using Stratasys 3D Printing

June 22, 2016

Carmaker worked with top Japanese designers to create unique, customizable automotive exterior ‘Effect Skins’ for their 2-door convertible MINNEAPOLIS REHOVOT, Israel - Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, says automaker Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd, (Daihatsu) is one of the first manufacturers to deliver on the 3D printing vision of mass... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

KAPP NILES Demonstrates Mass Production Gear Grinding Solution, and Unveils a New Metrology Machine at the IMTS

June 21, 2016

Featured at the KAPP NILES booth are the KX 100 DYNAMIC, which turns convention on its head with the first ever “pick-up” work spindle, and the exciting presentation of measuring solutions by Penta Gear Metrology. BOULDER, Colo., (JUNE 14, 2016) - Kapp Niles will feature three machines in booth N-7036 at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) September 12 – 17 in Chicago,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Color Concentrates target medical device applications.

June 20, 2016

Available in 1, 5, and 10 lb quantities, MediBatch™ Color Concentrates are formulated using FDA 21CFR 73 Subpart D listed pigments and polymer carrier that is compatible with wide range of base resins, including nylons and polyurethanes. Single pound quantities can pigment up to 25 lb of natural polymer. Twelve standard concentrates, including green, red, yellow, blue, violet, black, and white,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Epoxy Dispersion serves as sizing for fiber reinforcements.

June 20, 2016

In addition to PBT and thermoset composite manufacturing applications, Hydrosize EP876 Epoxy-Based Fiber Sizing can be used as binder in nonwoven applications. Water-based, formaldehyde-free dispersion is environmentally friendly and eliminates use of flammable solvents. Suitable for use with glass, carbon, and natural fibers, Hydrosize EP876 produces optimized strand integrity and chopping... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Custom Endboards Solve Shipping Issues

June 20, 2016

(Greenville, Wis.) - Precision-cut, custom Endboards from Badger Plug are combined with rugged Sleeve Plugs to secure, suspend and protect rolls during shipping and storage - even heavy rolls.. Endboards can be configured to suspend one or multiple rolls. Special holes and notches can be added to accept strapping and interlocking wood supports. Corners can be rounded or square. Sleeve Plug holes... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Linde Showcases Solutions for Injection Molders

June 20, 2016

Advanced gas technologies reduce cycle times BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference -- Linde LLC will highlight several of its key process solutions at the upcoming Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference. Hosted by Penn State Erie, the conference takes place at the Behrend College's Burke Center, June 22-23. Developed and patented by... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Epson and 3M Announce New Epson-3M UltraChrome GS3 Ink for Epson SureColor S-Series Solvent Printers

June 20, 2016

New Ink Series Offers Signmakers and PSPs Complete 3M MCS Warranty and Support LONG BEACH, Calif. - Epson and 3M™ today announced a partnership to launch a new series of co-branded inks - Epson®-3M™ UltraChrome® GS3 Inks - designed for use in Epson's advanced SureColor® S-Series roll-to-roll solvent printers, including the SC-S40600, SC-S60600 and SC-S80600. The premium inks... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Diehl Spotlights Accu-Square(TM) Pre-Squared Tool Steel and Hitachi Steels at Amerimold 2016

June 20, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH – Diehl Tool Steel is featuring its popular Accu-Square pre-squared tool steel capabilities, as well as a selection of Hitachi hot work tool steel, at Amerimold 2016, which is currently being held in Novi, Michigan. Visitors to Diehl’s booth are able to inspect the company’s wide selection of cold work and hot work tool steel pre-squared to tool-maker tolerances, as well as... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Oracle Packaging Finds Immediate Success with Davis-Standard Line

June 20, 2016

Oracle Packaging Finds Immediate Success with Davis-Standard Line Pawcatuck, Conn. - A new Davis-Standard extrusion coating line at Oracle Packaging is exceeding throughput expectations, enabling Oracle to get products to market more quickly than anticipated. The installation, completed in December, supports Oracle's manufacturing of aluminum foil based products. Applications include... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ships Two Industrial Ovens to United Tool & Die Company for Heat Treating Aluminum Parts

June 20, 2016

Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of two industrial ovens to United Tool Die Company in West Hartford, CT. An electrically heated draw batch oven (SDB oven) with a pitted manual quench tank will be used for aluminum solution heat treatment of parts. An electrically heated enhanced duty walk-in batch oven (EWN oven) will be used for aluminum aging and annealing of parts. The new... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Gold Ingots feature tamper-proof packaging.

June 20, 2016

Measuring 24.45 x 41.65 x 2.20 mm, 1 oz Gold Ingots feature ingot-securing cradle designed to ensure complete protection from movement or tampering. Red assay certificate boasts good delivery listings, such as London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), Chicago Mercantile Exchange (COMEX), and the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE). Reverse side of assay certificate displays ingot's purity, weight,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Komax Systems' Wafer Static Mixer Spells Efficiency

June 17, 2016

Space Saving Design Brings Static Mixing to Variety of Environments HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - A quick scan of the headlines indicates that industrial space is shrinking fast, but Komax Systems is working with companies in ever-tighter spaces to design a better solution - a wafer static mixer that accomplishes the same task even in the tightest possible space. The Real Problem Static mixers have... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Free Hobart Filler Metal Selector and Calculator App Now Available for Android

June 17, 2016

TROY, Ohio — Hobart has announced the availability of its Hobart Filler Metal Selector and Calculator for Android devices via a free download at the Google Play Store®. The app was previously available only for iPhone and iPad in the App Store®. Both versions of the app provide a quick reference with multiple functions to help users calculate the amount and type of filler metal necessary... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Barrier Lamination reduces sealant side extractables.

June 16, 2016

Targeting pharmaceutical and medical device markets, PRO FlexiPURE™ addresses trace contaminants found in film structures. Solution reduces sealant-side extractables (in water, alcohol and hexane) by 60% as well as time and effort needed to complete drug submission packaging requirements. With low extractable profile that minimizes compounds requiring identification, analysis, and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools, Robotics

United Grinding Will Bring its Industry-Leading Technology to IMTS

June 15, 2016

Company to debut many new grinders and automation that works alongside humans. MIAMISBURG, Ohio, June 10, 2016 – At IMTS, United Grinding will showcase one of its most advanced surface and profile grinding systems paired with an equally advanced robot that can work side-by-side with humans. Also in booth N-6800, the company will debut several other new grinding systems, including an innovative... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Thin Film Coating improves IR sensor performance, efficacy.

June 10, 2016

IR-ISE™ (Infrared - Improved Sensor Efficiency) photoconductive IR sensor coating increases signal response and durability of detectors and arrays. Developed for use with lead sulfide (PbS) and lead selenide (PbSe) sensors, this product can reduce surface reflection of incident radiation by providing environmentally rugged, single- or multi-layered thin-film coatings. Application can also... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Material Highlight: Polyimide Films

June 9, 2016

What Are They? Polyimide films are anything but ordinary. These films are engineered for long-term performance at extreme temperatures between -450°F to over 500°F over extended periods of time. So, obviously, thermal stability is a major benefit, which is why this film is so widely used in aerospace, electronics, and electrical industries when a high temperature material is required.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Uno & Company Ltd. Launches New Bromine-Free Synthetic Hair Fibers Using FRX Polymers® Nofia® Flame Retardant

June 9, 2016

Bromine-Free Unolon-Eco and SF-Remi Fibers are Easy to Curl, Tangle-Free, and Easily Blended with Human Hair CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Uno Company Ltd. (UNO), Wanju-gun, South Korea, has announced the launch of new synthetic hair fibers for wigs and weaves which use bromine-free Nofiaflame retardant (FR) from FRX Polymers Inc. The new synthetic hair fibers, called Unolon-Eco and SF-Remi, offer a range... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Novomer Announces Successful Commercial-Scale Trials of Converge® Polyols in Rigid Foams

June 8, 2016

WALTHAM, Mass. - Novomer Inc., a sustainable materials company pioneering a family of high-performance polymers and other chemicals from renewable feedstocks such as carbon dioxide (CO2), has announced the completion of a pair of successful commercial-scale rigid foam trials utilizing the company’s unique Converge® CO2-based polyol blends. The trials were conducted at... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Threaded Wheel Grinders combine accelerated setup, automation.

June 8, 2016

Able to ability to directly interface with Gleason GMS® Analytical Gear Inspection machines via QR code scanning, Genesis® 200GX and 260GX utilize twin spindle concept and feature software-guided setup that lets users set up from one workpiece to another in 20 min using one tool. First Part Cycle features fully automatic workflow from setup to grinding first workpiece. Other... Read More