Materials

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

Low-Profile Heatsinks enhance space-constrained designs.

July 29, 2015

Optimized for deployment in streamlined, high-density electronic designs, LPH00xx series utilizes VersarienCu™ microporous copper technology and offers form factors that cover 10 x 10 x 2 mm through 40 x 40 x 5 mm. Microporous structure maximizes surface area and optimizes heat dissipation in space constrained designs. For applied load of 5 W, thermal resistance of 40 x 40 x 5 mm LPH0010 heatsink is 17.4°C/W, while 20 x 20 x 5 mm LPH0004 offers thermal resistance of 35.8°C/W for 2 W load. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Linear Absorbers reduce sound reverberation.

July 27, 2015

Constructed of willtec® foam, SONEX® Linear Absorbers are straight-line baffles that provide optimal sound control and streamlined appearance. Class 1 fire-rated products come in lengths up to 96 in., depths from 6–24 in., and set thickness of 2.03 in. Baffles slip fit into 2 in. wide channel trim typically fastened in-place to wall or ceiling substrates. Offered in natural white or light grey willtec and HPC color coatings, absorbers are suited for new and renovated spaces. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Die-Cut Electrically-Conductive Foam protects against EMI.

July 21, 2015

Designed for use in mobile Internet and other handheld devices, Rogers Corporation's Condux Plus electrically conductive foam provides protection against electromagnetic interference (EMI). Foam also exhibits consistent mechanical properties, and sheets will not deform during processing. Die-cutting of gaskets with clean, straight edges is available. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Nylon 6/6 Compound provides low-temperature toughness.

July 21, 2015

Suited for automotive and other industrial parts, Chemlon® 109 HBK778 provides notched Izod impact strength of 18 kJ/m2 at -40°C and flexural strength of 52 MPa. At -10°C, product still provides nearly as much impact resistance as it exhibits at room temperature. Compound delivers optimized cold-weather performance for injection molded applications, including fasteners, fuel can nozzles, cable ties, living hinges, and sports equipment. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Niobium Material targets superconducting accelerators.

July 17, 2015

With Residual Resistance Ratio exceeding 250, High Purity Niobium Material is suited for superconducting accelerators used to accelerate charged particles such as electrons, positrons, protons, and ionized atoms. Material features maximum accelerating electric field gradient of 41 MV/m. In addition to plates, bars, and tubes from niobium ingots, seamless tubes and other processed products are available. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Electrically Conductive Inks and Coatings come in primary colors.

July 17, 2015

Resistant to abrasion, scratching, flexing, and creasing, 126-29 series serves applications where electrical conductor is required and appearance of graphics arts is desired. Red, blue, and yellow colors with 5 Ω/sq./mil max sheet resistivity are available and exhibit color stability as well as minimal opportunity for surface transfer of conductive particles. Applied by screen-printing, dipping, and syringe dispensing, products adhere to Kapton, Mylar, glass, and other substrates. Read More

Vision Systems, Materials & Material Processing

UAV Optics target small drones and tiny flying robots.

July 17, 2015

Available with A/R coatings for visibility to 10.6 microns, UAV Optics feature round sapphire lenses from 0.25 in. up and partial spheres as small as 0.12 in. with varying focal lengths. Also offered in zinc selenide from 0.25 in. up, UAV Optics can incorporate stepped edges and other special characteristics for mounting such as slots or wedges. Flatness can be held to 1/10th wave per inch in visible with surface finishes from 60-40 to 40-20 scratch-dig. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Water-Soluble Material facilitates and accelerates 3D printing.

July 17, 2015

Available for Cube® and CubePro® desktop 3D printers, Infinity™ Rinse-Away dissolves in water to enable complex 3D prints with articulation, suspension, and movement — all in one print build. Water-soluble support material, made of biodegradable, corn-based plastic, is compatible with PLA plastic. Auto-generated during print prep, supports are optimized for accelerated dissolving and breakaway by soaking in water or by removing and rinsing support base. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Locally Sourced Barium Sulfate enhances end products.

July 14, 2015

In addition to minimal oil absorption, TOR Minerals BARTEX barium sulfate products exhibit brightness that extends TiO2. Refractive index helps improve opacity, while specific gravity helps lower cost per pound of finished systems. Products are also chemical resistant. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Die Cut Paper features tear-resistant back.

July 14, 2015

With Lift Off™ die cut paper products, users can digitally produce dimensional or die cut substrates. Products break away from industry standard perforated formats, which often accidentally rip or tear and slow assembly. Paper is compatible with copier, laser, and offset printers and can be printed on variety of substrates including vellum, invercote, cast coat, felt, and synthetics. Lift Off™ also allows for variable data, customization, and personalization. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Ti:Sapphire targets short-pulsed lasers.

July 8, 2015

Suitable for short-pulsed lasers operating with wide tunability range, Titanium-doped Sapphire comes in part sizes up to 25 mm in length at various absorption and figure-of-merit levels. Brewster cut samples with surface roughness of less than 1.5 angstroms, as well as high-damage threshold coatings are also available. Read More

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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