Materials

Materials & Material Processing

Rapid Prototyping Silicone enhances moldmaking process.

May 21, 2015

Formulated with low viscosity to optimize filling and degassing, BLUESIL™ RTV 3044 has 1:1 mix ratio and built-in inhibition resistance and promotes mechanical performance and mold life. Platinum-catalyzed elastomer cures at room temperature, exhibits high degree of transparency, and allows for mistake-free part reproduction and accelerated, efficient process. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Thermoplastic Connectors combine strength, solvent resistance.

May 20, 2015

Constructed of Kynar® (PVDF) engineering thermoplastic, Kynar (PVDF) Connectors (No. 11390–11404) serve applications requiring purity, strength, and resistance to solvents. Configurations include female luer lock to barb, non-vented female luer lock cap, female luer lock to female luer lock, male luer lock to barb, and non-vented male luer lock cap. Natural-colored components are Autoclave, E-Beam, EtO, Gamma, and Steam sterilization compatible, and barbs range in size from 1/16–¼ in. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Specialty Laminates produce low chemical emissons.

May 18, 2015

Offered in 4 colors and 3 textures, DecoMetal® Metal Laminates bring metallic authenticity to vertical surfaces, including walls, retail fixtures, signage, exhibits, and displays. ColorCore2™ Solid Color Laminates, offered in 3 colors, go completely through, eliminating look of dark edge. With core of product coordinated to decorative surface, ColorCore2™ can be engraved, carved, routed, and layered to create custom designs. Both laminates are GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold certified. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Purpose Material offers chemical resistance.

May 13, 2015

Made of polyketone, SUSTAKON® offers optimal resilience, making it suitable for parts subject to continuous dynamic stress and high load alternation, such as gear wheels or friction bearings. Resistance against aggressive chemicals, lye, lubricants, oils, and weak acids makes SUSTAKON suitable for seals, pump components, and valve flaps. With low water absorption rate of 0.4% in average climates, material can also be used in environments where parts may come in contact with moisture. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Flexible Graphite Sheet suits fluid sealing applications. .

May 12, 2015

Manufactured from mineral graphite, EQFG Flexible Graphite Sheet is compressible and conformable, making it suited for gasketing and fluid sealing applications. Product offers chemical resistance and works well to temperatures up to 900°F. Available in 2 sheet sizes of 19 x 19 in. and meter x meter, as well as thicknesses of 1/32, 1/16, and 1/8 in., graphite sheet is also suitable for EMI shielding and gasketing, heat dissipation, lubrication, stress sensing, and vibration damping. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

High-Strength Steels create strong, lightweight products.

May 7, 2015

Offering yield strengths from 600–1,300 Mpa, Strenx Structural Steels are designed for sectors where structural strength and weight savings are key competitive factors. Steels are available in plate, strip, and tubular products in thickness ranging from 0.7–160 mm. Typical applications are found in lifting, handling, and transportation industries as well as agriculture, frames of heavy mobile machines, rolling stock, offshore, and construction sectors. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Formable Polycarbonate Film creates scratch-resistant surfaces.

May 6, 2015

Capped with functional acrylic layer that includes UV protection additive, abrasion- and weathering-resistant Makrofol® SR 906 consists of clear, transparent film with gloss-gloss surface finish. Acrylic cap layer enables back-molding or over-molding with acrylic resins in addition to standard polycarbonate resins that would normally be used on polycarbonate film side of film, while film/resin adhesion enables film to pass climate test conditions for automotive interior applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Metallization Paste suits high temperature environments.

May 4, 2015

Designed for mono- and multicrystalline silicon solar cells, SOL205B Back-Side Tabbing Paste optimizes Ag content and glass chemistry to provide consistent adhesion before and after high-temperature ageing. Product is typically dried in IR dryer with set point of 250–300°C in less than 20 seconds. With optimized busbar adhesion, paste contributes to module reliability. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

EPDM Rubber Compound is 45% bio-renewable.

April 27, 2015

Made from polymer produced from sugarcane-based feedstock, EPDM Rubber Compound is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 150°C and has optimized compressive stress force retention. Sugarcane base allows material to be 45% bio-renewable, which ultimately reduces manufacturing carbon footprint. Applications include seals for coolants, steam, synthetic hydraulic fluids, brake fluids, and aerospace hydraulic fluids. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Polycarbonate Panels come in clear, translucent green versions.

April 27, 2015

Featuring non-combustible flame spread rating of 6, UNITREX® heavy-duty corrugated or flat polycarbonate panels exhibit impact resistance; long-term durability against denting, cracking, and peeling; as well as UV resistance for color stability. Areas of use include new construction or replacement siding and roofing applications on commercial, industrial, and residential buildings subject to frequent damage from weather, pollution, and vandalism. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

LEXAN Thermoplastic Sheet targets aircraft interiors.

April 23, 2015

Part of LEXAN™ XHR LIGHT sheet series, XHRL300 and XHRL200 are suitable where high impact strength is not critical. Thermoplastic sheets meet stringent industry regulatory requirements, including heat release (OSU 55/55), flame, smoke density (FAR25.853), and toxicity (BSS7239, ABD0031). With density of 0.94 g/cm³ and 1.07 g/cm³ respectively, LEXAN XHRL300 and XHRL200 offer up to 36% and 28% weight savings, respectively, when replacing traditional PVC/PMMA-based solid sheet products. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Microporous Copper Foam suits heat sink applications.

April 23, 2015

Featuring pore sizes from 300–600 µm and relative density of around 37%, Microporous Copper Foam is produced by means of lost carbonate sintering process. Rigid, highly porous, and permeable structure is regular and uniform throughout, and provides controlled density of metal per unit volume. Supplied in disks and sheet ranging in thickness from 4–10 mm, foam is suited for liquid cooling, air cooling, heat exchangers, EMI shielding, and power electronics applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Medium Format Sheetfed Offset Press has full preset capabilities.

April 22, 2015

Along with 740 x 1,050 mm standard sheet format, Rapida 105 PRO offers automatic (2.8 min) and semi-automatic (pushbutton-actuated) plate changing, CleanTronic washing system, Rapida inking units, non-stick coating in ink duct, and various drying options. Microflute, film, and lightweight paper packages or kit for in-mould film are available for special applications, and standard system handles 0.04–1.6 mm thicknesses. Touchscreen-operated system is available with up to 10 printing units.
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Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Flux Coating helps meet flatness, tight tolerance needs.

April 21, 2015

Available for solder preforms, LV1000 is halide-free, meets ROL0 requirements, and passes Telcordia GR-78 testing in unactivated state. Durability of glossy, uniform coating facilitates integration of this material into automated assembly processes, while minimal voiding accommodates bottom termination components that do not allow for proper outgassing of volatized flux. With tolerances controlled down to 0.25% by weight, coating can be applied to unique geometries and sizes.

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

Solvent Inkjet Printers meet signage, graphics industry needs.

April 20, 2015

Comprising 64 in. models, SureColor® S-Series leverages PrecisionCore® TFP® print head with variable size ink droplet technology. SureColor S30675 and 50675 feature UltraChrome® GS2 ink with Cyan ink, while SureColor S70675 leverages UltraChrome GSX ink set with Cyan and Light Cyan as well as Orange Plus ink. Also, SureColor S50675 features microweave print mode. All printers include substrate supports systems as well as fully functional GamaPrint Pro Rip software. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Microcellular Polyurethane Foam meets dynamic design needs.

April 20, 2015

Able to be custom fabricated as needed, with or without pressure sensitive adhesive, PORON® AquaPro™ provides soft (41) to very soft (37) water sealing solutions. Both formulations, which exhibit resistance to stress relaxation and compression set, deliver long-term performance needed to maintain seal. While performing reliably from -40 to +90°C (constant), chemical-resistant and flame-retardant foams also support intermittent use up to 120°C. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Vinyl Products maintain consistant appearance outdoors.

April 17, 2015

Exhibiting durability and weatherability while minimizing maintenance, Geon™ Bold vinyl materials offer consumers, designers, and architects dark, rich colors that withstand elements, especially heat buildup, without losing vibrancy or performance. Applications, commercialized or in development, include capstock and cladding for window and door lineals, decking railings, fencing, roofing, and siding. These materials come in various gloss levels and usage temperatures. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

UV/Vis Light-Curable Masking Resin reduces processing time.

April 17, 2015

Providing surface protection during aggressive chemical exposures and thermal processes, SpeedMask® 750-SC cures on demand and conserves labor efforts when used as alternative to manual taping or latex-based maskants. Purple uncured state enables placement confirmation, and transition to pink provides visual confirmation of full cure. Resin holds shape after application by either spray or dispense equipment and cures tack free. Removal is accomplished through peeling or incineration. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Perforated Stainless Steel offers strength and longevity.

April 15, 2015

Featuring holes smaller than overall thickness of material, SuperPerf is available in numerous 60° staggered orientation patterns. Perforated stainless steel helps OEMs and fabricators create completely new products that were impossible until now with optimized strength. In addition to products that require high-pressure resistance, including filtration, separation, and screening equipment, SuperPerf is suited for material processing, power generation, and heavy equipment applications. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Material Handling & Storage

Stretch Wrapper Dispenser features ergonomic design.

April 14, 2015

With EZ Reach Wrapper, user can reach both high and low areas of stacked items on wooden pallets or skids without stretching or stooping to secure film to products being wrapped. Unit is constructed of all plastic components, is 100% non-conductive, and is tolerant to temperatures of -45°F without cracking or breaking. Adjustable to 5 most popular widths of Pre-Stretch Film with 3 in. ID cores, EZ Reach includes hand tensioner that allows user to snug film to objects as it is applied. Read More