Materials

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Tough Enough to Protect the Power Grid: Southern States LLC Selects GlasArmor(TM) Panels from PolyOne

June 24, 2016

CLEVELAND, June 20, 2016 - Southern States LLC, a Georgia manufacturer of products for the electric utility industry, recently selected PolyOne's industry-leading GlasArmor™ continuous glass-fiber composite panels to create its new custom Ballisti-Wall® and Ballisti-Cover® ballistic-resistant solutions. These innovative products are used in the construction of protective, surrounding... 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... 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

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

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, certified assayer signature, and individual serial number. 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

Materials & Material Processing

GreenMantra(TM) Technologies Selects EMCO Chemical Distributors as Distribution Agent for Ceranovus(TM) Specialty Wax Products

June 17, 2016

GreenMantra™ Technologies Selects EMCO Chemical Distributors as Distribution Agent for Ceranovus™ Specialty Wax Products BRANTFORD, Canada - GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing producer of high-value waxes from recycled plastics, and EMCO Chemical Distributors, a leading North American distributor of specialty chemicals, have signed an exclusive agreement for the distribution of... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, 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 monitoring, aluminum foil barrier provides low moisture and oxygen transmission rates and light penetration. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Thin Film Coating improves IR sensor performance, efficacy.

June 10, 2016

IR-ISE&trade; (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 seal and protect device and consequently eliminate need for glass encapsulation.<br /> 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... 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

Samco Machinery to Roll Form Innovative Product from Nucap

June 8, 2016

GRIP Metal altering thinking of attachment process in multiple industries TORONTO – Samco Machinery manufactures roll forming and stamping equipment for several industries: building and construction, storage, coil processing, energy, transportation and a variety of consumer products. These innovations evolve from finding a way to say “yes.” Among Samco’s newest partners is Nucap, a... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Wego is a Global Supplier of Polycarboxylate

June 8, 2016

Wego Chemical Group is a leading global supplier and distributor of polymers such as Polycarboxylate. Polycarboxylate can be found under CAS # 9084-06-4 and has the molecluar formula C21H14Na2O6S2. Polycarboxylate is often referred to by its commonly used acronyms, PCX, PXC, and PC, or alternatively by its synonym Sodium Poly (Naphthaleneformaldehyde) Sulfonate. Polycarboxylate's primary... 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

Materials & Material Processing

Fully Renewable Cup Stock has bio-based polyethylene coating.

June 8, 2016

Suited for hot and cold applications, fully renewable cup stock with sugarcane-based polyethylene coating allows for conversion by companies into cold cups (soft drinks and other cold beverages) and hot cups (coffee and other hot beverages) without requiring any changes to their existing manufacturing process. This fiber-based (paperboard) product runs dependably and seamlessly. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Nylon 6/12 Extrusion Compound withstands high temperatures.

June 8, 2016

Suits for automotive cable jackets, Chemlon® 890 HNT001 provides chemical resistance, withstands elevated service temperatures, and exhibits dimensional stability. Lubrication facilitates feeding into extruder, heat stabilization prevents embrittlement at high service temperatures, and stress corrosion resistance meets requirements regarding exposure to aggressive chemicals or mechanical stresses. Compound received General Motors and Chrysler approvals for heat stabilized nylon 6/12. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Discontinuation of UV Ink for StellarJet 250UV

June 7, 2016

GCC, a global forefront equipment-manufacturing provider in the visual communication industry, would like to announce that the provision of UV Ink for StellarJet 250UV will discontinue in 2016. The supply of UV ink will discontinue from January 2016. StellarJet 250UV, whose discontinuation has been announced earlier on, will also be removed from GCC’s offerings. The UV ink for StellarJet... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Electrolube Filled Thermal Pastes: Reliably Applied Using VisctoTec Dosing Pumps

June 6, 2016

Electrolube  manufactures electro-chemical products for the electronics industry. These include thermal management products, compounds, coatings, lubricants and cleaning agents. With its expansive product range of formulated chemical products, Electrolube supplies manufacturers of electronic, industrial and domestic devices for a variety of industries, thus offering the ‘complete solution’... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Plastikos Takes Lead Role in Drug Delivery Market with Disposable Cartridge Components Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer

June 6, 2016

Precision Molded Parts Deliver Drug Compatibility, High Purity, and Dimensional Stability ERIE, Pa. – Plastikos Inc., a leading custom injection molder, and its sister mold making company Micro Mold, both based in Erie, Pa., have successfully commercialized disposable cartridge components made of cyclic olefin polymer (COC) for wearable drug delivery devices for medications such as insulin... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

SPME Fibers feature high-performance construction.

June 6, 2016

Optimized for PAL system autosamplers and compatible with most GC inlets, PAL solid phase microextraction (SPME) fibers feature aluminum hub for durability and are suitable for diverse analyte chemistries and sample matrices. SPME fibers for polar and nonpolar target analytes across range of molecular weights and volatilities. SPME automated sample preparation, which reduces sample handling and solvent consumption, has applications in environmental, food, clinical, and other industries. Read More