Materials & Material Processing

EPDM Material meets European food contact regulations.

November 25, 2015

Specifically formulated to meet demanding food contact requirements of European Commission framework regulation EC1935/2004, Qmonix 558EC exhibits optimized performance in both hot and cold process applications. Product is chemical-resistant as well as ozone-and UV-resistant for sanitation processes. With standard durometer of 70, material is suited for equipment used in beverage dispensing, frozen dairy products, liquid filling and packaging. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Gap Filler exhibits low thermal resistance.

November 24, 2015

Available in sheets from 0.3–3.0 mm thick, Sarcon® GR80A can be die-cut to fit almost any application shape. Silicone-based material completely fills air gaps between uneven components, board protrusions, and recessed areas while exhibiting very low pressure. When placed between heat source such as semiconductor and nearby heat sink, thermal interface material provides thermal conductivity of 13.0 W/m°K per ASTM D5470 and thermal resistance as low as 0.50°C cm²/W. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Materials & Material Processing

Sifter Balls come in multiple material options.

November 10, 2015

Available in stock size range of 5/8–2 in., Sifter Balls come in polyurethane for applications demanding abrasion resistance in addition to food-grade rubber options. Clear FDA Silicone is available for high temperature applications, while both Neoprene and Natural Rubber options for high abrasion resistance applications are also available. Balls keep sifting system clean and effective, and break up potential clogging and binding within operation. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Conductive Medical Electrode Ink/Coating is chemical resistant.

November 9, 2015

Intended for sensors as well as ECG, EEG, TENS, and defibrillator electrodes, 113-09(S) consists of single-component, medical-grade, silver-silver chloride (Ag-AgCl) ink and coating. It adheres to polyimide and polyester films as well as other high-energy substrates and exhibits optimal aging characteristics when used with high-salt content hydrogels. Also exhibiting flexibility and crease resistance, customizable ink/coating can be applied by screen printing, dipping, or syringe. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Printable Substrate Material promote eye appeal, impact.

November 5, 2015

Celtec® Vivid White, providing bright white option for wide-format and signage professionals, distinguishes cooler colors to help create mood and message. Similarly, Celtec Standard White is intended for warmer color imagery and fleshtones. Both materials, which influence tone and mood, are flexible and can be die-cut. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Services

Styrenic TPEs suit automotive exteriors.

November 5, 2015

Exhibiting higher flow than comparable TPVs, Sarlink® ME-2200 Series enables molders of exterior components such as gaskets, seals, and trim to process complex, intricate designs while shortening cycles. Products are available in hardnesses from 65 Shore A to 40 Shore D. Offering UV stability, good flexibility over wide temperature range, and Class A surface appearance, compounds are readily colored and do not require pre-drying prior to molding. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Semi-Crystalline Shapes replace metal parts in food industry.

November 5, 2015

Exhibiting wear and chemical resistance along with low moisture absorption, TECAPET™ Semi-crystalline Polyester Stock Shapes are suitable for use in food filling and other processing machines as well as conveying equipment where parts may be subject to chlorinated or caustic cleaning solutions. Shapes are compliant with requirements in FDA regulation 21 CFR 177.1630. This means there will be no migration of extractable from plastic that could contaminate food products. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Sound Absorbers offer virtually unlimited design shapes.

November 3, 2015

Constructed of Class 1 fire-rated willtec® foam, SONEX® PLANO Absorbers can be set in countless pattern arrangements across ceiling plane to minimize echo and sound reverberation in large open areas. Some possible baffle shapes include curving convex, concave, stepped, diagonal, and wedge. Measuring 2 in. thick x 46 in. long with depths from 4–32 in., absorbers have T-slots that allow 4 ft cross tees to be slid through and connected between main runners while constructing grid suspension system. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Photographic Papers offer optimized archival properties.

October 28, 2015

Developed for users who exhibit and sell prints, Epson Legacy Papers utilize microporous inkjet receiver layer to produce deep rich blacks, expanded color gamut, and smooth tonal gradations with image permanence. Legacy Platine and Legacy Fibre are 100% cotton fiber papers with OBA-free, satin and matte finishes, respectively. Legacy Baryta is baryta paper with white, smooth satin finish utilizing 2 barium sulfate coatings. Legacy Etching is 100% cotton fiber with OBA-free, textured matte finish. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Composites target aerospace industry.

October 22, 2015

Comprising PAEK and carbon fiber based unidirectional tape and laminate panels, VICTREX® AE250 Composites enable production of continuously reinforced components that can perform under load, including brackets, clips, clamps, and housings used throughout aircraft in primary and secondary structures. PAEK composites are 100% recyclable and offer greater chemical resistance, fatigue performance, and FST properties than thermosets, while matching strength and stiffness. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Industrial Polymer Sheet can replace UV-stabilized HDPE and UHMW.

October 16, 2015

Formulated for wear resistance, flexibility, and impact strength, King Hy-Pact® environmentally stabilized industrial polymer sheet features clean white color with smooth, non-skived finish for enhanced material flow. Standard sheet size is 48 x 120 in., custom widths are available up to 72 in., and standard gauges are 1/8, ¼, ½, ¾, and 1 in. Applications include, but are not limited to, food processing chutes, star wheels, machine products, snowplow blades, and dock fenders. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

In-Mold Electronic Inks enable design freedom.

October 15, 2015

By reducing need for rigid circuit boards, DuPont™ ME Series helps streamline electronic devices. Inks withstand demanding manufacturing processes such as thermoforming and injection molding, and also simplify assembly process since there is only a single connection point and no wires behind console. By printing circuits directly onto plastic substrates, touch controls can be readily integrated in applications such as home appliances and automobiles. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Permanent Lubricious Materials feature low COF.

October 14, 2015

With inherent low coefficient of friction, Quniton™ Materials resist bonding or sticking to wide range of materials and offer extended lifespan due to minimized wear and abrasion. Materials retain all performance attributes including chemical and thermal stability, and are suitable for applications with severe chemical exposure and temperatures as high as 500°F. Typical applications include water heater valves, flow meters, syringe plugs, plunger seals, and vial seals. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Material Handling & Storage

Paper-Based Carton offers printable alternative to corrugated.

October 12, 2015

With outer carton made from 100% coated recycled paperboard and internal liner made with custom-selected, paper-based material, ClubStak™ offers crush-resistant package with similar performance attributes to corrugated. Reinforced carton structure can be web or sheet-fed printed using offset or lithography. ClubStak can support holograms, film laminations, foil stamping, and high-gloss coatings. Since carton is not fluted, there is no washboard printing effect. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Agricultural and Farming Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Weld-On Plate enhances John Deere 500 Series loader functionality.

October 9, 2015

Measuring 49.38 x 22.85 in., John Deere 500 Series Weld-on Plate is formed from 5/16” steel, designed to be welded to existing attachments, and interfaces with John Deere 500 Series loaders that use JD attaching system. Features, including steel cast upper hooks and welded locking pins spaced to OEM specifications, ensure proper fit when welded to buckets or attachments.

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Materials & Material Processing, Services

Contract Manufacturing Service provides cast embossed film.

October 7, 2015

Cast production line at Wisconsin facility is capable of producing custom cast embossed film in up to 5 layers. Multiple resin grades, including polyethylene, polypropylene, nylon, and various specialty polymers, can be run to accommodate needs of market niches with short to mid-size production runs. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Breathable Fabrics protect workers in extreme conditions.

October 7, 2015

Allowing body heat and perspiration to escape while delivering Radiant Protective Performance and Thermal Protective Performance, Z-Flex® Air™ breathable protective fabrics keep firefighters and industrial operators cooler to increase comfort in extreme conditions/workspaces. Micro-perforation process optimizes placement, pattern, and dimensions of micro-perforations, which improve Total Heat Loss by 65%. Material suits industries with heavy loads, insulated garments, and situational stress.
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Safety & Security Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products, Non-Industrial Products

Proximity and Fire Entry Suits offer range of protection.

October 7, 2015

Comprising X10 single layer proximity suit, X30 and X40 middle-weight suits, and heavily insulated X60 fire entry suit, X Series provides protection from heat, fire, molten metal, and radiant energy. All versions feature advanced Z-Flex® Multilayer Aluminized performance shell, which delivers lightweight protection that outperforms and outlasts all other radiant protective fabrics. Applications include steel and metal works, foundry operations, petrochemical plants, and specialized firefighting. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

T-8 Electrode offers low temperature toughness.

October 6, 2015

Available in 1/16, .072, and 5/64 in. diameters, Select 78-Ni1 exhibits smooth globular transfer and optimized bead shape. Carbon steel, flux cored, self-shielded electrode operates on straight polarity (DCEN) with no external shielding gas. Providing fast freezing slag that facilitates welding in all positions, Select 78-Ni1 is utilized in critical structural applications such as offshore platforms, shipbuilding, heavy wall tubular construction, and general fabrication. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Compounds provide chemical resistance.

October 6, 2015

Specially formulated to maintain strength, functionality, and integrity, even with repeated exposure to hospital cleaners, RTP 2000 HC Series can help solve cracking issues in existing devices and open new possibilities for design of hospital equipment and plastic housings that require frequent disinfection. Applications include mobile sonar and X-ray machines, enteral feeding devices, drug pumps, and blood filtration equipment. Read More