Materials

Materials & Material Processing, Services

3D Systems Advances Metals and Plastics Solutions to Accelerate 3D Production

March 24, 2017

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

Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

SP35 Gage Leadwires feature three-wire quarter bridge configuration.

March 20, 2017

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.

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Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Stratasys’ New Material enhances 3D printing.

March 10, 2017

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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Tekra, A Division of EIS, Inc. to Exhibit at the ISA Sign Expo 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada

March 9, 2017

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

Materials & Material Processing

Ideal® TrueJet® Inkjet Roll Papers feature smooth surface.

March 7, 2017

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.

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Materials & Material Processing

The world's Most Immortal Material Just Went 3D

March 3, 2017

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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Chemlon® Compounds meet UL-94 V-0 standards.

March 3, 2017

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

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Polycarbonate Blend from Covestro Offers Flame Retardance for LED luminaires

March 3, 2017

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

Verso's Coated Sheetfed and Digital Paper Portfolios Go Whiter and Brilliantly Brighter

March 3, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 1, 2017 - Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS), a leading North American producer of printing papers, specialty papers and pulp, today announced an increase in the brightness and whiteness of every product in its coated sheetfed and digital paper portfolios, and introduced Brilliantly Brighter, a new printed promotion showcasing these products.

"Verso continues to invest... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hitachi SLD-i Cold Word Premium Tool Steel Now Available Through Diehl Tool Steel

February 25, 2017

CINCINNATI, OH (February 24, 2017) – Diehl Tool Steel is now offering Hitachi Metals America’s SLD-i cold work premium tool steel, an advanced tool steel grade used in various blanking and forming application where AHSS parts are processed. It is produced using the same heat treatment as D2 but exhibits better wear and toughness when used for forming and trim sections. It also shows better... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Grease-Gard FluoroFree® Papers offer resistance to grease.

February 20, 2017

Suitable for food wraps, clamshells, microwave popcorn bags and quick service restaurant bags, Grease-Gard FluoroFree® Papers are free from fluorochemicals and FDA approved. Papers can be produced with bleached, natural, blended and post-consumer waste recycled options.

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Materials & Material Processing

Michelman to Focus on the Power of Fiber Sizings at JEC World 2017

February 17, 2017

CINCINNATI, OH (February 15, 2017) – Michelman will use this year’s JEC World 2017 event in Paris, France to feature its versatile line of fiber sizings that are used by fiber producers and composite manufacturers to produce stronger, lighter and more durable composite parts. The company’s broad portfolio of products allows customers to tailor the surface chemistry of reinforcement... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

WeatherMAX 3D Fabric can be stretched up to 30–100%.

February 2, 2017

Offering flexibility to fit almost any project, WeatherMAX 3D Fabric made from 100% pigment solution-dyed. Delivering long-term UV and fade resistance, product is designed with HydroMAX to make it water resistant. Product is suitable for sun shades and protective covers.

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Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

SANIWEDGE™ Wedge Wire Screen is resistant to abrasion.

January 28, 2017

Available in .005 in. and 0.0015 in. retentions, SANIWEDGE™ Wedge Wire Screen can be shaped to curved panels, conical strainers and triangular sections. Suitable in water and waste, aggregate and mineral processing, pulp and paper, chemical, petrochemical, food, drug and beverage industries, product acts as filler media for use in basket strainers and resin traps.

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Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Borosilicate and Aluminosilicate Glass Solutions offer EMI shielding.

January 27, 2017

Enhancing product reliability and scratch resistance, Borosilicate and Aluminosilicate Glass Solutions are used on image and biosensors, displays and touch panels. Borosilicate glass solutions are available in 0.3 to 1.1 mm thickness whereas Aluminosilicate Glass Solutions are available in 0.4 to 0.21 mm thickness. Used as bolt or blond in layers, product can accommodate flexible and non-flat... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Ideal®TrueJet® Inkjet Roll Papers feature smooth surface.

January 27, 2017

Used in commercial printers and document centers, Ideal® TrueJet® uncoated inkjet roll papers has brightness of 92 and high opacity. Product is offered in 20/50 lb. and 24/60 lb. uncoated text for daily transactional statements, documents, newsletters and direct mail applications.

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Materials & Material Processing

Henkel to Showcase Broad Range of Enabling Electronic Materials at IPC APEX Expo 2017

January 25, 2017

New Henkel Materials Push beyond Conventional Limits, Improve Reliability and Performance

January 24, 2017 – At next month’s IPC APEX Expo (APEX) event in San Diego, California, Henkel Adhesive Technologies’ electronics business will display a full range of state-of-the-art electronic materials, all designed to push the conventional limits of performance capability. From February... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

New Benchmark for Thin Film Performance

January 21, 2017

Carteret, NJ - Saturday, January 21, 2017- Fujipoly’s SARCON® 30XR-Um Thin Film sets a new standard for performance and compressibility. The putty-like thermal gap filler pad exhibits a thermal conductivity of 17 watt/m-k and a thermal resistance of only 0.02 °Cin2/W.

The unique physical properties of this thermal interface material allow it to be compressed quickly using a very low... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

New Zeus LCP Monofilament Named Top Prize Winner in Innovation Tours

January 18, 2017

Orangeburg, S.C. (Jan. 17 , 2017 ) – Recently Zeus received consecutive innovation awards at two medtech conferences for its development of a novel extruded Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) for use in percutaneous catheter - based devices . LCP monofilament addresses a market need for medical device components that are suitable for use in MRI - guided vascular intervention. LCP monofilament took... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Carbon Steel Grinding Balls are designed for power plants.

January 13, 2017

Measuring 1-1/4 in., Carbon Steel Grinding Balls meet 62-65 hardness rating. Ensuring minimal lead time, units are packed in 2000 LBS and steel drums are strapped to pallets.

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