Materials

Safety & Security Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

Fire-Resistant Plastics suit aerospace applications.

July 2, 2015

Offering weight savings up to 60% compared to aluminum, High Performance Plastics meet required agency certifications for use in aerospace applications. Inherent flame resistance meets requirements of UL 94-V0 and fire behavior standards in accordance with FAR 25.853. Additional benefits include chemical and petrochemical resistance, as well as low smoke and toxicity characteristics. Material options that provide self lubrication help minimize or eliminate need for repeated maintenance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Silicone Pressurized Tubes let users control bead width.

July 1, 2015

Designed for sealing, bonding, protecting, and waterproofing, RTV Silicone Pressurized Tubes with Select-A-Bead™ Nozzle have double piston pressurized package that allows for smooth, uniform dispensing and self-sealing plug that keeps silicone fresh. Product cures at room temperature so no special curing method is required. Available in 5 colors, chemically stable formulation shows little change in physical properties after exposure to rain, snow, temperature extremes, and weathering. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

ESD Protection Devices use multi-layer ceramic technology.

June 19, 2015

Supplied in 1005 and 0603 packages, respectively, Models LXES15AAA1-153 and LXES03AAA1-154 combine low voltage ESD protection with dielectric strength to withstand continued high voltage discharge. Units offer ESD protection according to internationally recognized IEC61000-4-2 Level 1 standard at low voltage and low peak voltage levels. Operating from -40 to +85°C, devices are suited for automotive electronics, antenna terminals, and external interfaces of touch panels, monitors, and switches. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Fast Dry Ink accelerates printing on non-porous materials.

June 18, 2015

Designed for use with VIAjet™ L-Series thermal ink jet (TIJ) printer, LS-7001 MEK-based ink offers 2 sec dry time and 40 min open time and can be effectively applied on such non-porous materials as plastics, foils, polyfilms, and metals. Number of print nozzles on cartridge enables high-resolution (up to 600 dpi) marking needed by consumer packaged goods companies seeking to maintain or improve production speeds. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Pouch Fabrics meet returnable packaging industry needs.

June 16, 2015

Designed to transport Class A automotive finished goods, Packa-Tex™ products include Headliner, Tyvek®, and color pouch fabrics. Headliner Class-A fabric, as 12 oz/yd², 4-ply laminate, features blue brushed tricot material on milky clear reinforced laminated vinyl. Offering minimal abrasion and facilitated cleaning, white Tyvek on milky clear vinyl fabric is 12 oz/yd², 3-ply laminate. Available in 13 and 18 oz/yd² weights, pouch fabric comes in 7 colors as well as auto gray and milky clear. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Balls comply with food-contact regulations.

June 15, 2015

Using polyester resin, with Shore hardness of 70 D, injection molded Premium-Grade Polyurethane Balls are suited for casters, gears, sprockets, and sporting equipment. Resin exhibits fuel and oil resistance while providing high firmness, tensile and tear properties. Natural color resin meets terms with FDA food-contact regulations 21 CFR 177.1680 and 177.2600, subject to limitations of these and any other applicable regulations. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Polyimide Film and Tape resist solvents and radiation.

June 9, 2015

Synthesized by polymerizing PMDA and ODA in strong polar solvents, polyimide film performs from -169 to +300°C and is resistant to effects of solvents and atomic radiation. This Class H (180°C) insulating material supports diverse areas of use. Coated with silicone adhesive, black polyimide film (non-adhesive) comes in 1,500 m x 520 mm x 25 micron to 350 m x 520 mm x 125 micron sizes. Brown polyimide film (non-adhesive) comes in 520 mm sizes from 12.5–150 micron. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Yellow Fluorescing Maskant is easily seen on dark substrates.

June 8, 2015

Adhering to nickel alloys, steel, stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, cobalt, and glass, SpeedMask® 731 protects substrates during aggressive blasting processes and chemical exposures. Product fluoresces bright yellow under black light, making it easy to confirm proper placement prior to processing. Curing tack-free on-demand, jettable masking resin is removed through peeling or incineration, and leaves no residue upon removal from non-porous surfaces. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Decorative Metal Surfacing come in varied colors, textural grains.

June 8, 2015

Used for interior and exterior applications in corporate, retail, entertainment, hospitality, and institutional projects, Gradients Collection features 9 ombré color spectrums, ranging from light to dark, and 9 textured grains that add visual interest and dimension to iridescent surfaces. These 4 x 8 ft or 4 x 10 ft aluminum or corrugated aluminum panels, ranging in thickness from .040–.125 in., can be installed vertically or horizontally. Custom colorways are available.
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Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Polycarbonate Film addresses need for clear signage.

June 4, 2015

In addition to optimized ink adhesion, even with heavy solids, 15 mil JetView™ Latex Clear Gloss/Gloss Polycarbonate Film offers ability to reverse print for extra ink protection when finished application is in field. Product also minimizes need for post lamination for long-term signage applications. With immediate dry time, durability, and vibrant color spectrum, film is suitable for use with HP Latex 300 and HP Latex 3000 series of presses. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Latex Polycarbonate Backlit Film suits backlit and POP signage.

June 4, 2015

Available in 53, 57, and 60 in. web widths, 10 mil JetView™ Latex White Translucent Matte/Gloss Backlit Polycarbonate film is optimized for ink adhesion, even with heavy solids, and supports printing on glossy and matte side. Immediate dry time, durability, and color spectrum complement capabilities of HP Latex 300 and 3000 series of presses. Max tensile strength is 9,000 psi (ASTM D882), tear strength is 1.4–1.8 lb/min (ASTM D1004), and puncture resistance is 9 ft-lb (ASTM D3763). Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Matte, Anti-Glare Hardcoat Films offer antimicrobial protection.

June 3, 2015

Marnot® Matte and Marnot® Anti-Glare hardcoat line of polyester and polycarbonate films are available with antimicrobial coating option. Tested according to ISO 22196, films inhibit 99% of Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterococcus faecalis (VRE), Salmonella enterica, and Listeria monocytogenes. Standard features of these surface texturable, embossable, and diecuttable films include scratch, abrasion, and chemical resistance as well as UV- and solvent-based ink printability.
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Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

UV Inkjet Printable Polyester minimizes iridescence.

June 3, 2015

By virtually eliminating iridescence, JetView™ UV Inkjet Marnot Advanced Low Iridescence Polyester allows UV inkjet printed applications to be viewed clearly from all angles without seeing distracting rainbow pattern. Product is hardcoated on one side for scratch and chemical resistance, and has print receptive coating on other side that allows film to pass ASTM D3359 cross hatch tape test. Available in 5, 7, and 10 mil gauges, JetView is suited for variety of reverse printed applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Optics & Photonics

Haptic Display Glass resists fingerprints.

June 2, 2015

Featuring optimized thin film coating that offers smooth, hydrophobic surface to repel fingerprints, Vista AR™ Haptic Glass has low photopic brightness of less than 0.3%, providing durability and reflection control in demanding environmental conditions. Magnetron-sputtered coating is inorganic, stands up to 120 days in salt fog humidity chamber, and can perform in exposure to direct sunlight and subzero temperatures. Product tests at 8H–10H pencil hardness, making it scratch-resistant. Read More

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