Materials

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

3D Printing: Ultem® PEI

April 29, 2016

Ultem®/PEI (polyetherimide) has struck the 3D printing world as a high performance material for 3D printing beds. Ultem®/PEI film enables 3D printing enthusiasts to produce both ABS and PLA prints. This film offers extreme heat resistance, coupled with high mechanical strength, stiffness, UV stability, and broad chemical resistance. Ultem® allows 3D prints to be held firmly in place at high... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Kraton is "Stretching the Limits" in the Design and Construction of Personal Care Products at the IDEA 2016 Expo

April 28, 2016

HOUSTON and BOSTON - Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces plans to exhibit at IDEA 2016. The Kraton team will be available at booth #752, May 3rd-5th at the Boston Convention Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Coveris Presents Innovative Meat Packaging Solutions at IFFA 2016

April 27, 2016

Coveris, the world’s sixth largest plastic packaging solutions provider, will present its wide range of flexible and rigid packaging offerings for meat at this year’s IFFA. Next to solutions for assorted meat and dried foods, the Company will showcase products for meat and poultry derivatives, delicatessen products, offal, giblets and ready meals. This year’s fair stand will display... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Bleached Paperboard targets commercial printers.

April 27, 2016

Featuring high-bulk, low-density construction, Kallima Coated Cover C2S 16 pt offers solution for business cards, post cards, POP displays, advertising collateral, and pocket folders. FSC®-certified, 2-side substrate is available in rolls and sheets, and is compatible with post press production effects such as die cutting, UV and aqueous coating, folding, scoring, embossing/debossing, and foil stamping. In addition, product is available with 10% recycled content upon request. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Premium Spray Products - an Accella Brand - Announces Building Code Compliance of Foamsulate(TM) 220 and Staycell ONE STEP® 255 Spray Foam Insulation System

April 26, 2016

System Meets UL 1715 and Provides Lower-Cost and Faster Installation of a Thermal Barrier ST. LOUIS - Premium Spray Products - a brand of Accella Polyurethane Systems, a leading manufacturer of spray foam insulation and coatings today announced its Foamsulate™ 220 closed-cell spray foam has recently been qualified as an interior wall insulation system which complies with the International... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products®, LLC is the Value Engineered Solution for Multi-Level Self-Storage Facilities

April 26, 2016

CINCINNATI,  - Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products®, LLC manufactures the leading elevated flooring solution, ResinDek® panels, and will be exhibiting at the Inside Self-Storage Expo in Las Vegas on April 26, 2016. As a world leader in mezzanine flooring, Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products, LLC is excited to share with the attendees how ResinDek floor panels can provide the strength... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Henkel Solder and Thermal Innovations Earn Industry Recognition

April 26, 2016

Henkel Adhesive Technologies’ Electronics business was the big winner at the NPI Awards presented at last month’s APEX event in Las Vegas.  Scoring victories in the Solder Materials and Underfill/Thermal Interface Materials categories for its Loctite® GC 3W and Gap Pad® EMI 1.0 materials, respectively, Henkel continues its streak of award wins for innovative product development.  Hosted... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hosokawa Alpine Implements New Zone Temp Control, HMI to Boost Production on Blown Film Lines

April 25, 2016

Machine builder utilizes Siemens hardware, software and communications platform on lines up to 11 layers of co-extrusion; achieving <1ºF of temp variation Hosokawa Alpine American (Natick, Massachusetts) is a leading supplier of blown film extrusion systems to the North American plastics industry; with standard lines ranging from single-layer to 9-layer co-extrusion. The company recently... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Vulcan's Lead Weights Featured in Milwaukee Commerce Summer Edition

April 25, 2016

Vulcan GMS is once again in the news for our continued support of the United States Olympic luge team. The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) publishes a quarterly newsletter called Milwaukee Commerce. In its summer edition for 2015, Vulcan’s lead weights which are inserted into each luge team member’s uniform were featured. The article was entitled “Lead Weights Lift... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Falcon Steel Highlights American-Made Power Delivery Structures

April 25, 2016

Company to Exhibit at IEEE PES TD Conference in Dallas, May 2-5 FORT WORTH, Texas – Falcon Steel will highlight the power of American manufacturing at the IEEE PES TD Conference and Exposition, May 2 - 5, in Dallas. The Texas-based company will showcase its broad range of steel structures, customized fabrication services and engineering capabilities at Booth 4925. Falcon Steel is the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products, Transportation Industry Products

Canvas Experts Wins MFA Award of Excellence

April 25, 2016

Canvas Experts, of Ocean City, Maryland, was honored by the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) with an Award of Excellence for Rigid Enclosures. Designer Michael Varga and fabricator Victor Albino used Safety Components' innovative BreakWater X™ in their winning installation. When Varga and Albino came upon Brenda Lou, an Albemarle 330 Express, they found the original enclosure was... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hydraulic Fluids protect systems over wide temperature ranges.

April 22, 2016

Engineered on foundation of ultra-pure (99.9%) high Viscosity Index base oils, HYDREX&trade; promotes wear protection, energy efficiency, oil life, and performance for hydraulic systems. Use of API Group II and III base oils results in retention of protective properties for up to 10,000 hr, while oxidation and thermal stability work to lower sludge formation. Versions incliude all-season, semi-synthetic HYDREX XV; high-pressure, wide-temperature HYDREX MV, and high-performance, anti-wear HYDREX AW. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Potting Compound cures in 1 hour.

April 22, 2016

Designed to cure within 1 hour at room temperature, 20-2183 features 2:1 mix ratio and low viscosity that makes it suitable for use in cable assemblies, potting electronics, molding parts, and encapsulating electronic components. Tough elastomeric material helps assemblies withstand thermal cycling, offers vibration resistance, and imparts low stress on electronic components during cure. Resistant to moisture, compound may be used in wet environments and outdoor applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Digital Coated Paper is designed for durability, tear resistance.

April 19, 2016

Featuring heavyweight, tear-resistant poly between 2 layers of Sterling® Premium Digital&trade;, Sterling Premium Digital Tough Tear serves applications requiring more strength than traditional paper product. This 3-ply, 108 lb (10 pt) laminate, which prints and converts like paper without any need for additional processes, delivers optimal performance on dry toner printers, color and black-and-white laser printers, HP Indigo, and digital offset technologies. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Tantalum Coated Regulators offer corrosion resistance.

April 19, 2016

With base parts typically made of stainless steel, Tantalum-coated Back Pressure Regulators withstand applications involving extreme chemistries. Regulators do not have any reciprocating shafts, valve members, or pistons because design uses flexible diaphragm membrane to both sense controlled pressure and to directly form valve seal against multiple parallel orifices. Diaphragm may be constructed of PTFE, glass reinforced PTFE, PEEK, Polyimide, PCTFE, HDPE, Viton, Buna-N, or EPDM as required. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Econolite Partners with Clean Slate Group for Traffic Signal Cabinet Beautification Program

April 18, 2016

Agreement provides cost-effective customizable anti-graffiti vinyl cabinet wraps ANAHEIM, Calif., – Econolite today announced it has partnered with Clean Slate Group (Bozeman, MT) to provide customizable anti-graffiti vinyl wraps for traffic cabinets in support of beautification and anti-graffiti programs. The proprietary vinyl film used for the wraps can significantly reduce city costs... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Verso Expands Blazer Digital® Coated Paper Line

April 15, 2016

Verso Aligns Product Offering to Meet Needs of Digital Press Owners MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Verso Corporation (OTCPink: VRSZQ), a leading producer of digital coated papers, today announced the expansion of its Blazer Digital® economy digital coated paper line to include 65 lb. gloss and satin covers available in 19" x 13" and 18" x 12" stocking sizes. These new sizes are in stock and readily... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Digital Coated Papers meet high-speed, personalized print needs.

April 15, 2016

Intended for production inkjet presses, Sterling® Ultra TrueJet® incorporates offset-like coating that meets expectations for runnability and durability on high-speed inkjet presses. Product line includes 80 and 100 lb gloss and matte text, 75 lb (7 pt) and 92 lb (9 pt) gloss cover, and 75 lb (9 pt.) and 92 lb matte cover variants. In addition to being caliper guaranteed, 7 and 9 pt variants meet USPS minimum requirements for direct mail. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

National Park Looking for Long Lasting Bridge Deck Replacement Product Chooses FiberSPAN

April 14, 2016

DAYTON, Ohio - The National Park Service got barely a decade of use out of the wood bridge deck installed on Hillside Pedestrian Bridge in Ohio’s Cuyahoga Valley National Park before rotting timbers and corroding steel forced the federal agency to close the structure and look for a longer lasting solution. The Federal Highway Administration specified FRP material in design plans for the new... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Addivant(TM) Receives Formal Opinion from EFSA Further Expanding the Food Contact Approvals for its New Nonylphenol-Free Antioxidant

April 13, 2016

Danbury, Connecticut - Addivant™, a global leader in polymer additive technologies, announced today that its nonylphenol-free plastic antioxidant, WESTON® 705, has received a formal opinion from the European Food Standards Agency (EFSA) that expands the applicability of the breakthrough antioxidant to an even broader range of food contact applications. The formal opinion from EFSA has been... Read More