Materials

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

Mounting & Attaching Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

TPE Overmolding Material provides vibration damping.

April 14, 2015

Offering optimal bonding capability to rigid polymers, Versaflex™ VDT reduces vibration that can cause discomfort and potentially lead to muscle and joint damage. Material can also reduce noise by minimizing vibrations transmitted from motors and pumps. Applications range from sports and leisure equipment, lawn and garden tools, and consumer electronics cases to kitchen appliances and power tools. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Hardmask Materials enable advanced semiconductor nodes.

April 10, 2015

Targeting 10 nm node semiconductor processing, 3D NAND, power ICs, and MEMS applications, SAP-100 Materials are based on organo-siloxane modified spin-on metal oxide thin films that are compatible with advanced photoresist lithography. Products offer tunable optical properties and provide optimized etch resistance in plasma etching processes, even at very low film thicknesses. Materials are applied with equipment common in both state-of-the-art and legacy fabs, eliminating need for new equipment. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermal Foil Sheets increase electronics deign flexibility.

April 8, 2015

Intended for use beneath screens in such applications as tablets, laptops, and flat screen TVs, thermal foil products conduct heat away from internal electronic components and batteries to help maximize performance. Thicknesses from 5–40 µm with thermal conductivity ratings from 800–1,700 W/m-K increase design flexibility for manufacturers. Also suitable for EMI shielding, various grades are available and can be customized for handheld devices and other products. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Certified 100% Recycled Aluminum is suited for food containers.

April 7, 2015

Designed for production of aluminum food containers, evercycle™ is certified by SCS Global Services to contain 100% recycled aluminum (90% post-consumer and 10% customer manufacturing scrap). This product will enable manufacturers to produce infinitely recyclable products which will lend to increased sustainability. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Hybrid Moldable Foam Resin offers heat resistance.

April 6, 2015

Consisting of styrenic and olefin components, Piocelan® T Foam Grade offers elevated temperature stability and is engineered to meet stringent flammability requirements for automotive interior parts. Foam parts designed and molded using Piocelan T, such as trunk spacers and insert cushions, offer advantages over parts made with existing hybrid foam materials, including weight and size reduction. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Engineering Plastics help overcome invisibility issues.

April 2, 2015

Used for kettle scraper blades, impellor parts, and pump valves, TECAFORM® UD blue, TECAFORM® FG blue, and HYDEX® 4101 UD blue help overcome innate invisibility of plastic to screening devices such as X-ray machines and metal detectors which are commonly used in food production. Extensive testing of HYDEX® 4101 UD blue found product to be 100% detectable in pieces as small as 4 mm and 99.5% detectable in pieces as small as 3 mm. Read More

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

Flame Resistant Garments come in Desert Sand color.

March 31, 2015

Developed to tackle cold and heat by proactively regulating wearer’s body temperature, FR Control 2.0™ Flame Resistant Base Layer line in Desert Sand meets ASTM F1506 and OSHA 1910.269 standards and is NFPA 70E Compliant. Anti-microbial, moisture-wicking fabric minimizes heat stress and perspiration and will not melt, drip, or ignite. Shirts stretch for comfortable fit and have tagless collar. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Shade Fabric optimizes solar performance of windows.

March 24, 2015

Made from 100% PVC-free fiberglass yarn with aluminum backing, GreenScreen® Reflect™ reflects up to 72% of solar radiation for heat control and blocks up to 96% of all visible light for optical comfort. Yarn provides mechanical resistance and dimensional stability while contributing to optimized indoor environmental quality. Available in 7 colors, product comes in 5% openness and basket weave construction for view to outside. It is also fireproof, VOC-free, and halogen-free. Read More