Materials

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Shade Fabric optimizes solar performance of windows.

March 24, 2015

Made from 100% PVC-free fiberglass yarn with aluminum backing, GreenScreen® Reflect™ reflects up to 72% of solar radiation for heat control and blocks up to 96% of all visible light for optical comfort. Yarn provides mechanical resistance and dimensional stability while contributing to optimized indoor environmental quality. Available in 7 colors, product comes in 5% openness and basket weave construction for view to outside. It is also fireproof, VOC-free, and halogen-free. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Coated Paper offers solution for integrated print campaigns.

March 24, 2015

With brightness increased to 94, Opus Sheet Coated Paper provides shade consistency, minimized fluorescence, and unique color rendering capabilities across broad range of weights, sizes, and finishes. Heft and stiffness can handle tough pressroom conditions. Made with 100% renewable energy, Opus papers are environmentally responsible products featuring FSC® and SFI® Chain of Custody certification and Lacey Act compliance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Transportation Industry Products

Thermoplastic Elastomers withstand extreme conditions.

March 20, 2015

Developed using custom-engineered production machinery, Thermoplastic Elastomer Materials perform under very high and low temperatures, during medical sterilization procedures, and in demanding environmental conditions. Some TPEs are formulated to endure exposure to ultraviolet light, abrasion, caustic substances, and flammable conditions. Typical applications are found in automotive, healthcare, and industrial market segments. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

PDMS Sheets and Membranes suit lab and medical applications.

March 17, 2015

Produced using platinum cure catalyst system, Polydimethylsiloxane is available as sheets or die-cut membranes. Odor-free compound is FDA CFR 177.2600 and USP Class VI compliant. Silicone membranes are supplied as sheets or continuous rolls with thin release layer. Standard thicknesses range from .005–.040 in. with tolerance of ±.002 in. For applications other than gas separation, platinum cure silicone rolls range in thickness from .005–.188 in. and can be slit to custom widths from 3–15 in. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Handheld Plastics Analyzer enables lab-grade chemistry analysis.

March 16, 2015

Supplied in ruggedized, NEMA-4 enclosure, portable PolyMax™ Plastics Analyzer can determine light and black at every stage of recycling process. Preloaded materials library lets users identify plastics in any form from all major families and subfamilies of plastics: Polyethylene (PE), Polystyrene, Nylon, Polyvinyl Chloride, Polycarbonate, and Polypropylene. Features include 5 in. color touchscreen, onboard camera, and point-and shoot operation. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing, Services

3D Printer uses recycled, post-consumer plastics.

March 16, 2015

With EKOCYCLE™ Cube®, users can take proactive role in environmental sustainability by tranforming post-consumer plastics into objects that are useful. EKOCYCLE cartridge can turn equivalent of 3 recycled 20 oz PET plastic bottles into wearable fashion, music accessories, and desktop decor. Featuring curated printing color palette of red, black, white, and natural, plug-and-play printer enables mobile printing via Cubify app for iOS and Android. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

Bio-Based, Solvent-Free Lidding Films promote sustainability.

March 12, 2015

Available in clear, white, and metallized formats, LumiLid® dual-ovenable lidding films are manufactured with Toray sustainable resin blends made with >50% renewable feedstocks. Solvent-free formula alleviates solvent retention concerns while promoting sustainability. Designed for frozen, wet and dry food, and dairy applications, films are Interstate Milk Shippers (IMS)-certified and FDA-compliant for use with oven temperatures of up to 400°F for 30 min. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

PTFE-Modified Compounds exhibit wear resistance under high loads.

March 11, 2015

Comprising polymers lubricated with PTFE formulation, LUVOCOM® XTF series provides low coefficient of friction while preserving mechanical performance. Benefits include short running-in behavior at start-up. Minimizing deposition in tool cavities, mechanical properties result in PTFE not separating from polymer during injection molding process. Currently available versions include LUVOCOM 1105-9098/XTF and 1105-9182/XTF, which are based on PEEK (polyetheretherketone) polymer.

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Non-Industrial Products, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Sapphire Dome provides 360 degree full viewing.

March 11, 2015

Permitting IR and SWIR 360° full viewing, Sapphire Truncated Hyper-Hemisphere Dome can be custom-fabricated in sizes from 6.0–10.5 in. OD with 0.2–0.75 in. thick walls, depending upon outside diameter. Dome features Moh 9 hardness, 40–20 scratch-dig surface finish, and 10 Angstrom surface roughness. Designed to protect cameras, sensors, and detectors in harsh environments, dome provides up to 85% transmission uncoated in UV to IR, with up to 99% when A/R coated on 2 sides. Read More

Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant comes in aerosol cans.

March 9, 2015

With ZL-37 Aerosol, users can inspect high-stress critical components to detect fine, tight, and open discontinuities. Type 1, postemulsifiable, Level 4 penetrant is impervious to water to protect it from over washing and permit penetrant to remain in discontinuities for optimized detection of small defects. Product is suited for local penetrant inspections, field testing, spot inspections, and places where bulk processing is impractical. Read More

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

Viscoelastic Polyurethane Gel offers high elongation.

March 5, 2015

Featuring Shore OO 40 Durometer hardness and elongation over 1,000%, NTG-7 suits applications requiring soft elastomeric material with cushioning effect. Polyurethane molding/casting material offers good tear strength and less tacky surface without use of plasticizer. Since gel is viscoelastic, it slowly/gently absorbs pressure at low compression depth, and its deflection increases gradually as it is pressed down deeper. In addition, solid gel does not bottom-out easily like flexible foam would. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Silicone Elastomer Gels target cosmetics industry.

March 5, 2015

In addition to leaving skin feeling soft, BELSIL® EG 1 and REG 102 exhibit pronounced shear-thinning attributes; products remain solid when at rest but undergo reversible conversion to liquid state in response to shear stress. BELSIL® EG 1 is derived from classic addition-curing silicone elastomer. BELSIL® REG 102, based on specialty silicone which is crosslinked to 3-dimensional network via silicone resin segments, provides long-lasting effects by optimizing water and transfer resistance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Custom Thin Film Substrate support sidewall patterning.

March 4, 2015

Increasing design flexibility and density for equipment miniaturization, SDWP substrates accommodate die attach or wire bonding on side walls as well as top side. This lets designers provide continuity between top and bottom of die, connect wire bonds to traces on side of die, or make contact with side of die with pin. SDWP substrates feature plate thickness of ≤0.025 in., min line width and gap of ≥0.003 in., and tight line width and gap tolerances down to ±0.001 in. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

PVC Fabrics feature applied non-slip surface.

March 3, 2015

Constructed with diamond embossed pattern, Mega Grip™ is best for applications which have flexibility or require stretch, whereas Mega Grip II™ features asphalt pattern and was developed for applications that have firm surface. Both abrasion-resistant, expanded PVC fabrics have non-slip surface that makes them suitable for wheelchair cushion bottoms, camping/hiking equipment, motorcycle and watercraft seating, dog booties and pet travel gear, shoulder straps, and glove palms. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Adhesives & Sealants

Electrically Conductive Inks suit wearable electronics.

March 2, 2015

Adhering to variety of natural and synthetic fibers, 125-19FS consists of flexible, screen-printable, silicone-based conductive ink that offers low-temperature performance to -70°C, and high temperature properties up to 325°C. Screen-printable 120-07 Ink is extremely conductive with optimal creasing resistance and washability features. Adhering to fabric substrates, 124-33 screen-printable conductive adhesive offers flexibility and resistance to creasing. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings, Materials & Material Processing

Cure-on-Demand Masking Resin reduces processing time.

February 24, 2015

Offering temperature and chemical resistance, UV/Visible light-curable SpeedMask® 750 provides surface protection during thermal spray coating, plasma spray, some HVOF processes, and aggressive grit blasting. This maskant, which can maintain adhesion during CNC machining, cures on demand, holds shape after application by spray/dispense equipment, and is tack free after proper cure. Pink color facilitates placement confirmation, and removal can be accomplished via peeling or incineration. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean

C1S Paper offers labeling solution for cans and bottles.

February 18, 2015

Available in 55 lb and 60 lb basis weights, LusterCote™ C1S Paper is made with nearly 80% renewable energy. Coated one side paper offers optimized runnability, stiffness, and print performance. Product performs with both hot melt and wet adhesives in wide variety of converting applications. In addition to label market, LusterCote is suitable for applications such as base sheet for metalizing, litho laminating, posters, and book dust jackets. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Flexible Touch Film suits interactive digital signage.

February 17, 2015

Utilizing Multi-touch Projected Capacitive Technology, ZYFILM® Rollable Flexible Touch Film is suited for retail and other digital signage applications that require large, eye-catching interactive displays. Users can create their own touchscreen displays by laminating film on rear of transparent substrate and combining it with projector or LCD. Available in sizes up to 85 in., polyester touch foils can be deployed in semi-permanent or permanent applications when correctly laminated to substrate. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Reparable Industrial Curtain Fabrics feature rugged construction.

February 16, 2015

Resistant to abrasion and impact damage, Duravider industrial curtain fabrics are engineered for industrial environments. Duravider RS, with RipStop-reinforced fabric, allows for patch-based repair of damaged curtains; tri-laminate features sequentially-staggered, heavyweight polyester yarns that capture puncture points and prevent them from spreading. At 61 in. wide, Duravider (13 and 18 oz/yd²) and Duravider RS (14 and 18 oz/yd²) meet flame test standards. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Spatter-Free Electrode welds zinc galvanized, primer coated steel.

February 9, 2015

Available in .035, .045, and 1/16 in. dia, Select 70C-6 ZN consists of carbon steel, composite metal cored electrode that carries E70C-6M-H4 classification per AWS A5.18. Wire provides stable arc with fine spray transfer that produces spatter-free welds at travel speeds to 80 ipm with optimized sidewall fusion. Also, arc stability through both standard CV and pulse parameters enables welding over zinc galvanized and coated carbon steels. Read More