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Composite Pellet acts as drop-in die-cast magnesium substitute.

Composite Pellet acts as drop-in die-cast magnesium substitute.

Plasticomp LLC    Winona, MN 55987
Sep 08, 2014 Complét® LFT duplicates mechanical and electrical properties of magnesium in injection molding or extrusion materials that offer up to 40% reductions in weight. Matching mechanical performance of pressure die-cast magnesium and aluminum with tensile modulus up to 42,000 MPa, pellets offer surface resistivity down to 0.2 Ω/sq and EMI shielding capabilities from 60–80 dB. Combination of mechanical and electrical properties provided in these composites is achievable in range of polymers.

Thermoplastic Composites offer 100,000+ psi tensile strength.

Thermoplastic Composites offer 100,000+ psi tensile strength.

Piper Plastics    Chandler, AZ 85225
Jul 25, 2014 With Kyron® MAX Series, parts can be injection molded at high volumes with strengths that approach lay-up composites and metals. Composites are available in 3 performance levels, allowing designers to select option to match their needs. Low filler loadings generate high mechanical performance with lower fiber content, increasing material’s strain, which allows part to yield and not fracture.

Carbon Fiber Composites intended for specialty applications.

Carbon Fiber Composites intended for specialty applications.

Isotech, Inc.    Hatfield, PA 19440
Apr 26, 2013 Available in different weaves and weights, Custom Carbon Fiber Composites are manufactured using wet-layup and vacuum bagging processes, and are used for high-strength, lightweight components in range of markets. Various fabrication techniques enable composites to be tailored to specific application and part requirements, including autoclaved pre-peg and vacuum infusion.

Nano-Reinforced Composites target medical devices.

Nano-Reinforced Composites target medical devices.

Foster West Corporation    Putnam, CT 06260
Apr 10, 2013 Incorporating ultra-fine nano platelets that interact with polymer structure to increase flexural properties and optimize rigidity of component, Nano-Reinforced Compounds achieve reinforcement loadings up to 30% by weight for minimally invasive devices such as catheters. Nano-reinforced compounds for thin-wall medical devices include nylons, TPEs, and thermoplastic polyurethanes. With nano-reinforcement technology, engineers can tailor properties of medical device without changing base polymer.

Thermoplastic Composites use cellulose fiber as additive.

Weyerhaeuser Co.    Federal Way, WA 98003
Oct 03, 2012 Offered in masterbatch form for custom compounders and ready-to-mold thermoplastic pellets for molders, THRIVE™ Composites are available as cellulose blended with polypropylene with both high and low melt indices. Products readily absorb dyes and offer optimal flowability and thin-section fill. Produced using proprietary process that allows control of dispersion of cellulose fibers within polymer matrix, composites allow for smooth surface finish.

Structural Compound suits transportation/industrial applications.

Structural Compound suits transportation/industrial applications.

IDI Composites International    Noblesville, IN 46060
Jun 25, 2012 Experiencing little or no degradation in extreme hot and cold temperatures, Structural Thermoset 2350 is hybrid polyester/urethane-based sheet molding compound (SMC) with notched izod impact strength of 40-60 ft-lb/in. Fiber-reinforced composite material has tensile strength of 25-35,000 psi and specific gravity of 1.75-2.00 g/cm³. Uses include protective barriers in transportation, housings for medical devices, safety helmets, and other protective products for government and industry.

Thermoset Structural Composites resist moisture and chemicals.

Thermoset Structural Composites resist moisture and chemicals.

IDI Composites International    Noblesville, IN 46060
Jul 29, 2011 Consisting of single and hybrid chemistries using polyester, vinyl ester, polyurethane, and epoxy resins, Engineered Structural Composites experience little or no degradation in extreme hot and cold temperatures, making them suited for most demanding industrial and outdoor environments. Products maintain rigidity, resist corrosion, and can be molded using variety of standard processes and tools. Composites are available as both Sheet Molding Compounds and Bulk Molding Compounds.

Composite Material suits multilayer RF and high frequency PCBs.

Arlon Electronic Substrates    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Jun 01, 2011 Combining non-polar thermoset resin system with controlled-expansion ceramic filler and low-loss thermoplastic material, GenClad 280 matches electrical performance of PTFE laminate systems, but supports multilayer designs. RoHS-compliant product offers low dielectric constant and loss of 2.8/0.002 at 10 GHz, low water absorption of 0.04%, and stable dielectric constant over frequency and temperature. Material adheres to variety of PTFE and other RF/microwave cores.

Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber Composites enhance medical components.

Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber Composites enhance medical components.

Ensinger Inc.    Washington, PA 15301
Apr 01, 2011 Stock shapes made using chemical-resistant and radiolucent TECATEC series consist of thermoplastic matrix and woven fabric of carbon fiber bundles. TECATEC PEEK CW50 is manufactured using matrix polymer VICTREX® PEEK(TM), which is then compressed with laminated woven carbon fabric mats. Also available, TECATEC PEKK CW60 consists of polyetherketoneketone matrix (PEKK) laminated with 60% carbon fiber fabric. With 165°C glass transition point, PEKK is resistant to steam sterilization cycles.

Ballistic Composite Materials suit body and vehicle armor.

Honeywell International Inc.    Morristown, NJ 07960
Oct 29, 2010 Designed to lighten load of soldiers and vehicles, Spectra Shield® II SR 3136 and SR 3137 withstand variety of threats, including armor-piercing rounds, improvised explosive devices, and explosively formed projectiles. Composite materials incorporate Spectra® fiber, which is made from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene using gelspinning process. In addition to chemical, water, and UV resistance, fiber exhibits vibration damping, flex fatigue, and internal fiber-friction characteristics.

Composite Tooling Block offers high temperature resistance.

Composite Tooling Block offers high temperature resistance.

Advanced Composites Group    Tulsa, OK 74134
Jan 27, 2010 Compatible with LTM® epoxy and HTM® Bismaleimide prepregs, Model CB1100 ceramic tooling block can produce thermally stable composite tooling tolerant of high pressures and elevated temperatures associated with autoclave cure cycles. High-grade product features low coefficient of thermal expansion; does not absorb water, eliminating need for drying or venting of tool; and is incombustible. It is suited for production of high-accuracy, short run, and prototype tooling.

Thermoset Composites handle heavy load-bearing applications.

Thermoset Composites handle heavy load-bearing applications.

Norplex-Micarta    Postville, IA 52162
Jun 19, 2009 Designed for load-bearing applications in ships, metal-rolling mills, and off-road construction equipment, BR60 and BR70 laminates perform under continuous water exposure without loosing strength. They consist of multiple piles of heavy-weight canvas cloth saturated with phenolic resin system, modified disulfide, which provides internal lubrication to reduce frictional heat generation and wear of metal shafts on bearing. Composites will not seize to metal shafts or score them.

Composites perform well in petrochemical applications.

Composites perform well in petrochemical applications.

Norplex-Micarta    Postville, IA 52162
May 20, 2009 Consisting of multiple plies of woven fiberglass saturated with polyimide resin, P95 offers high mechanical strength and low coefficient of thermal expansion. Material maintains physical properties at temperatures up to 240°C, and other properties, such as compressive strength of 70,000 psi, low moisture absorption, and chemical resistance, allow use in variety of harsh environments. It is finished in 36 x 48 in. sheets with thicknesses ranging from 0.007-4.00 in.

Thermoset Composites withstand tough environments.

Thermoset Composites withstand tough environments.

Norplex-Micarta    Postville, IA 52162
Feb 04, 2009 Comprised of 4 grades, NP193 series features blend of aramid fabric substrates impregnated with various resins. While NP193E uses high-temperature epoxy resin for wear resistance, NP193M uses melamine resin for corrosion resistance. Use of high-temperature phenolic resin system with woven aramid fiber/glass fabric imbues NP193P with mechanical strength, while NP193PM combines high-temperature phenolic resin with aramid and soft glass fibers as well as non-conducting solid lubricant.

Ceramic Composite has dielectric strength of 1,090 V/mil.

Ceramic Composite has dielectric strength of 1,090 V/mil.

Aremco Products, Inc.    Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Oct 30, 2008 Resistant to operating temperatures of 2,200ºF in vacuum and 1,200ºF in oxidizing atmospheres, Aremcolox(TM) 502-1800 is machinable aluminum nitride and boron nitride ceramic composite. Aluminum nitride improves abrasion resistance, while calcium-stabilized binder system provides resistance to moisture pickup, spalling, and cracking. Properties include dielectric constant of 6.4 at 1 MHz, volume resistivity greater than 1,015, and 3.1 ppm/ºF coefficient of thermal expansion.

Large Architectural Sheets are fire- and impact-rated.

Saint-Gobain Corporation    Valley Forge, PA 19482-0101
Jul 10, 2008 Supplied in 46 x 78 in. sheets to accommodate larger designs, Keralite® FR-R and Keralite FR-F are wireless, fire-rated glass-ceramics that help architects meet fire and impact safety requirements of local building codes. While Keralite FR-R is used in fire-rated locations such as transoms and borrowed lites, Keralite FR-F has surface applied safety film for high impact safety (CPSC Category II) and is used in locations where accidental human impact safety ratings are required.

Pin Fin Coolers suit hybrid vehicle IGBT applications.

Pin Fin Coolers suit hybrid vehicle IGBT applications.

Ceramics Process Systems    Chartley, MA 02712
Mar 03, 2008 Coolers with AlSiC (Aluminum Silicon Carbide) metal matrix composite pin fin substrates are designed for liquid-cooled, high-power module systems used in hybrid electric vehicle applications. They provide isotropic thermal expansion (8 ppm/°C) compatible with thermal expansion of IGBT die and ceramic dielectric substrates to reduce mechanically induced stresses during thermal cycling. Product also facilitates IGBT assembly by eliminating need for stress compensation layers.

Thermoplastic Composites withstand high stress levels.

Ticona Engineering Polymers    Florence, KY 41042
Nov 30, 2007 Manufactured in continuous process, Celstran® Thermoplastic Composites feature unidirectional orientation of reinforcement fibers with full impregnation. Pre-preg tapes are available in 4, 6, 8, and 10 in. wide sizes. By using various thermoplastic matrix materials such as PP, POM, TPU, PPS, and PBT, and embedding fibers such as glass, carbon, aramid, or stainless steel along with additives, material's properties can be tailored to suit specific requirements.

Pre-Preg Thermoset Composite suits slot cell insulation.

Pre-Preg Thermoset Composite suits slot cell insulation.

Norplex-Micarta    Postville, IA 52162
Nov 02, 2007 Composed of electrical grade epoxy resin combined with woven glass substrate, NP511B can be molded in conjunction with abrasion-resistant substrates such as Kevlar(TM) or Nomex(TM) to minimize or eliminate surface wear damage to copper and steel components in generators. Non-brominated resin system offers mechanical strength at temperatures to 170°C. When cured properly, NP511B retains half of its room temperature flexural strength at temperatures to 150°C.

Copper-Based Composites replace nickel battery straps.

Copper-Based Composites replace nickel battery straps.

Technical Materials, Inc., A Sub. of Brush Engineered Materials.    Lincoln, RI 02865
Sep 26, 2007 Offering weldability of nickel with higher electric conductivities, Copper-Based Composites can be successfully joined to cells by resistance or laser welding as well as soldering. In addition to replacing solid nickel interconnect strapping for battery packs, materials are suited for hybrid automotive battery applications, optimizing discharge rates and safety.




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