Materials & Material Processing
Trend Toward Higher Quality Shelf Stable Products and Convenience Packaging Driving Sales of Allpax 2402 Multimode R&D Retorts to Flavor and Film Companies and University Food and Packaging LabsMarch 25, 2017
Emphasis on faster time to market for new products and packaging propelling Allpax sales of this R&D tool that offers all sterilization and agitation modes in one machine.
COVINGTON, LA — Allpax, powered by Pro Mach, attributes the continuing evolution of consumer preferences toward higher quality shelf stable products and convenience packaging to driving sales of its 2402 multimode... Read More
(Pawcatuck, Conn.) – The installation of a new 6-inch (150mm) Davis-Standard extruder and strategic line upgrades have enabled Mid South Extrusion of Monroe, Louisiana, to improve throughputs while delivering a broader slate of HDPE procession options. The modernizations were made to an existing Davis-Standard blown film line that has been in continuous operation for nearly 30 years. Mid... Read More
CHICAGO, March 21, 2017 - 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced new products and capabilities to accelerate additive manufacturing in the growing investment casting, jewelry and dental markets, while extending its leadership in precision metal production for healthcare and aerospace.
Among the announcements is expansion of the company’s industry-leading MultiJet Wax family with the... Read More
Suitable for high temperature stress analyses of automotive and aerospace components, SP35 Gage Leadwires are used for CEA- and WK-series strain gages. Featuring 3 m of 30-AWG, etched PTFE leadwires, SP35 leadwires allow gages to support requirements to +350°F and +400°F temperature. SP35 option eliminates the need for soldering on test article.Read More
Available in colors ranging from Moon Rock to Etruscan red, Whitford Cookware and Bakeware Colors are produced in PTFE nonstick interiors, sol-gel ceramic interiors and decorative exteriors type of coatings. Colors are also available in Champagne Gold, Silver, Earl Grey and Rose Gold variants.Read More
Designed specifically to work in hard water conditions, Conserv SG81 fabric softener and sour combination is suitable for commercial laundries. Combining laundry softener, conditioner and neutralizing ingredients in one, SG81 lubricates fibers to reduce friction and eliminates static electricity. Conserv also reduces drying time by completely extracting water.Read More
Hendrickson’s Air Suspension and Axle Systems provide improved ride quality and driver handling. Front suspension and axle system comes with STEERTEK NXT fabricated axle. Having 30,000 lb per axle capacity, rear air suspension features QUIK-ALIGN®. Front air suspension and axle systems are available with 48000 lb capacity whereas rear suspension with 60000 lb capacity.Read More
Available in SGHS3000-36D and SGHS3000-42D models, Super-G® Extruders come with oversized feed section, feed hopper, delivery chute and tramp metal protection. SGHS3000-36D and SGHS3000-42D are equipped with 500 hp motor with 1000 rpm and 600 hp motor with 1200 rpm respectively. Extruders are designed in 5.3m x 1.4m compact footprint. Super-G® Extruders are used in processing poly... Read More
Stratasys' New Materials - nylon and rubber-like material improves its 3D printing capability. Used for rapid prototyping, strong and light-weight tooling, FDM Nylon 12CF constitutes 35 percent of chopped carbon-fiber by weight. Agilus30 family materials come in Agilus30 and Agilus30 Black variants and used in applications like for soft-touch and living hinges, hoses, seals and gaskets,... Read More
BOLTON, Ontario – Husky Injection Molding Systems, a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, has announced it has been awarded with the Ringier Technology Innovation Award for its recently-introduced HyperSync™ system. HyperSync™ is the industry’s first fully integrated system for the manufacture of specialty closures, built to work together to... Read More
R. Hueter Co, Beverly Massachusetts, a northeast CNC machine shop specializing in male and female RF connector contact production has added a Lucifer Furnaces’ heat treating oven to meet their growing heat treating needs. Adam Hueter, Operations Manager, chose Lucifer Furnaces because of their reputation for delivering high quality products at an affordable price. Model 42GT-H12 was... Read More
CINCINNATI, OH (March 7, 2017) – Michelman will be hosting four product showcase presentations at the European Coatings Show being held April 4-6 in Nuremberg, Germany. The wide-ranging presentations will cover numerous critical topics.
Dr. Julien Verron, Industry Manager, Coatings Group at Michelman will present details on a novel new waterborne direct-to-metal coating resin that... Read More
New Berlin, WI - Tekra, A Division of EIS, Inc. has just announced that they will be showcasing their digital films and adhesives for the first time at booth #600 at the International Sign Expo 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada April 20 - 22, 2017.
“The world of printing continues to evolve towards digital and the sign marketplace is no different,” states Andy Danihel, Director of Marketing... Read More
Romulus, MI (March 6, 2017) Thermochromatic pigments for TPU is now available at APS Elastomers. Thermochromatic pigment reacts to changes in temperature and can be TPU overmolded in applications where monitoring heat energy is beneficial - and in some cases, crucial. As the temperature rises, the pigment loses its color; making it ideal for applications such as baby bottles, thermoses, and... Read More
TRIM® MicroSol® 590XT, an advanced technology aerospace semisynthetic microemulsion , has received Boeing process spec number BAC5008 approval for areas 5 and 6, which includes machining titanium alloys.
Perrysburg, Ohio, February 28, 2017 - Master Chemical Corporation is pleased to report that TRIM® MicroSol® 590XT, an advanced technology aerospace semisynthetic microemulsion, is... Read More
With brightness of 92 and high opacity, Ideal® TrueJet® Inkjet Roll Papers are available in 18/45 lb. and 28/70 lb. uncoated text weights. Suitable for high-speed inkjet presses, papers can be used for everyday transactional statements and documents, newsletters, manuals, legal documents and direct mail applications.Read More
- North and South American Roll-out Includes Fuel-Saving Breakers, Redesigned Pulverizers, Versatile Multis and Heavy Duty Grabs to Increase Jobsite Productivity and Reduce Costs -
MILFORD, CT, March 1, 2017 – Continuing its “smart-growth” strategy of identifying, evaluating and delivering new product innovations that provide quantifiable business value to the construction and... Read More
For years, graphene has been thought to be the strongest material on earth. But its thin, two-dimensional properties have always made it difficult to work with in useful 3D form - until now.
A team of MIT engineers recently discovered a way to develop graphene into a structure that's stronger than steel and lighter in weight. By compressing layers of the one-atom thick graphene and... Read More
Available as 904-13 GVNH and 204-13 GVNH, Chemlon® Compounds are suitable for under-hood automotive components like engine covers. Yielding smooth surface and 15% less density than conventional counterparts, both products are glass-filled nylon compounds with low halogen content. 904-13 GVNH offers 245 °C heat deflection temperature. Compounds passed vertical burn test at 0.8 mm... Read More
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2017 - Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting continues to grow in popularity due to its wide variety of benefits, including energy efficiency, longer service life and superior performance. Thermal management helps to ensure LEDs work efficiently and effectively, and contributes to long-term performance. With this need in mind, PowerSecure Lighting turned to Covestro LLC to... Read More