Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Vestagen Awarded VESTEX® Active Barrier Healthcare Worker Uniform Contract with Premier, Inc.

October 17, 2016

Join the Free Quality Improvement Webinar Co-sponsored by Vestagen and the AHA Solutions Signature Learning Series™ on October 19* ORLANDO, Fla. - Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for healthcare worker uniforms with Premier, Inc., effective October 1, 2016. The new agreement allows Premier members, at their... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Ascend Performance Materials to Exhibit Its Growing Portfolio of Vydyne® PA66 Solutions at K 2016

October 17, 2016

HOUSTON – Ascend Performance Materials will be showcasing its most recent innovative grades of Vydyne® PA66 at the K Show, the world’s largest plastics trade show, in Dusseldorf from October 19-26. Ascend, the world’s largest fully-integrated producer of PA66 resin, manufactures materials used in the automotive, consumer, industrial, textile, electrical and electronic and carpet... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Toray to Exhibit at CAMX 2016 and Showcase its Advanced Carbon Fiber and Engineered Products

October 14, 2016

TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 19, 2016 - Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc. and Toray Composites (America), Inc. will be exhibiting at CAMX in Anaheim, California September 27-29 in booth T84 to promote their latest innovations in Carbon Fiber and Composite Material. Toray's TORAYCA® brand carbon fibers are globally recognized for their outstanding performance, quality and processing consistency,... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products

Tissue Manufacturer Benefits from Upgrade to Unidrive M

October 13, 2016

A leading manufacturer of tissue and paper-based consumer products has upgraded to Control Techniques Unidrive M variable speed drives.Soffass SpA, based in Porcari, Italy, is part of the Sofidel group of companies. It produces a range of products including Regina, as well as a wide selection of other products aimed at the global consumer tissue paper market. These include toilet paper, kitchen... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Super Heavy-Duty Tape supports molten metal below weld joint.

October 7, 2016

Argweld® Weld Backing Tape™ provides support needed to produce perfect weld underbeads when welding with currents of up 80, 160, 240, or 600 A. Supporting and protecting weld root from oxidation, this glass fiber weld backing system traps inert gas from weld torch to hold gas surrounding weld pool and effectively provide back purge facility. Each of 4 grades features 3 in. wide aluminum adhesive tape backing strip with 1 in. wide band of woven glass fiber matting running down center. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

LCP Monofilament allows MRI-guided vascular intervention.

September 14, 2016

MRI-compatible LCP monofilament overcomes limitation of other vascular visualization procedures while removing radiation exposure from procedure. Along with LCP (liquid crystal polymer), or thermoplastic resin, properties, this Class VI-approved and autoclavable product provides optimized torque response, pushability, and kink resistance. Tensile strength provides safe braiding option for medical device manufactures, and minimal fraying occurs during braiding process. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Blockout Fabric gathers attention in retail, expo settings.

August 26, 2016

Available for retail and exposition settings in widths to 126 in., Midnight Blockout features acrylic black back that maximizes blockout properties and durability. These properties, along with media's slight stretch, suit tradeshow industry usage with diverse frame types. Promoting color and image sharpness to attract attention, fabric meets NFPA 701 FR specifications and offers Dye Sub Direct, Dye Sub Transfer, UV, and Latex ink compatibility options. Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Materials & Material Processing

DFNDR Armor Selects Honeywell Spectra® Material for New Military and Law Enforcement Body Armor

August 1, 2016

Honeywell's Spectra® fiber to be used exclusively for RD of next-generation body armor technology DFNDR Armor to use Spectra Shield to manufacture one of today's lightest, most high-protection lines of body armor plates MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 27, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that DFNDR Armor, a leading engineer of U.S.-made advanced body armor systems, is using... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

3D Printed PEEK Carbon Fiber Parts may replace metal.

July 14, 2016

Made using composite-based additive manufacturing process, PEEK Polymer Carbon Fiber Composite Parts offer tensile strength of 29,700 psi and heat resistance of 482°F, making it possible to replace metals in manufacturing. PEEK parts are more than 50% lighter than comparable aluminum parts but demonstrate 2/3 ultimate strength. In addition, PEEK polymers can be recycled with Impossible Objects' 3D printing process, overcoming waste and inefficiency associated with traditional manufacturing. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Tough Enough to Protect the Power Grid: Southern States LLC Selects GlasArmor(TM) Panels from PolyOne

June 24, 2016

CLEVELAND, June 20, 2016 - Southern States LLC, a Georgia manufacturer of products for the electric utility industry, recently selected PolyOne's industry-leading GlasArmor™ continuous glass-fiber composite panels to create its new custom Ballisti-Wall® and Ballisti-Cover® ballistic-resistant solutions. These innovative products are used in the construction of protective, surrounding... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Uno & Company Ltd. Launches New Bromine-Free Synthetic Hair Fibers Using FRX Polymers® Nofia® Flame Retardant

June 9, 2016

Bromine-Free Unolon-Eco and SF-Remi Fibers are Easy to Curl, Tangle-Free, and Easily Blended with Human Hair CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Uno Company Ltd. (UNO), Wanju-gun, South Korea, has announced the launch of new synthetic hair fibers for wigs and weaves which use bromine-free Nofiaflame retardant (FR) from FRX Polymers Inc. The new synthetic hair fibers, called Unolon-Eco and SF-Remi, offer a... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

SPME Fibers feature high-performance construction.

June 6, 2016

Optimized for PAL system autosamplers and compatible with most GC inlets, PAL solid phase microextraction (SPME) fibers feature aluminum hub for durability and are suitable for diverse analyte chemistries and sample matrices. SPME fibers for polar and nonpolar target analytes across range of molecular weights and volatilities. SPME automated sample preparation, which reduces sample handling and solvent consumption, has applications in environmental, food, clinical, and other industries. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Custom-Fabricated Thermal Management Materials Save Time, Money

May 24, 2016

ROCHESTER, NY – Web Seal fabricates custom thermal management materials manufactured by Bergquist, Chomerics, Kerafol, 3M, MHW, and Chang Sung for a wide variety of industries, including automotive, communication, defense /aerospace, textiles, food processing, chemical industries, and medical instruments.  With advances in electronics, thermal management is especially critical due to growing... 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, Optics & Photonics

LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers expand laser design capabilities.

March 15, 2016

TrueLase™ 10/130 Active and Passive LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers are ytterbium-doped gain and matching passive fibers that enable production of performance-, reliability-, and consistency-optimized lasers and amplifiers utilizing true single-mode fiber designs. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Knit Polyester Backlit Fabric yields vibrant illuminated graphics.

February 25, 2016

Available in widths to 122 in., Supernova is engineered to produce illuminated graphics for display in retail and expo markets. This REACH-compliant, knitted, polyester backlit fabric yields color consistency, image sharpness, and color vibrancy while also meeting NFPA 701 FR specifications. Attributes support various ink compatibility options, including dye sub direct, dye sub transfer, UV, and latex.
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Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products, Textile Industry Products

Tablecloth Fabric suits retail and expo displays.

January 21, 2016

Part of Direct Print Textile line, Tablecloth Fabric Pro is made of 100% polyester fabric with soft hand and sleek drape. Wrinkle-resistant product makes eye-catching tablecloths and is suitable for printing various retail displays, expo backdrops, banners, and popup displays. Available in widths to 126 in., Tablecloth Fabric Pro meets NFPA 701 FR specifications and provides options in ink compatibility including Dye Sub Direct, Dye Sub Transfer, UV, and Latex. Read More

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

Brand Color Recognition Takes Golf Sponsorship to the Next Level

December 14, 2015

Brand Color Recognition Takes Golf Sponsorship to the Next Level The prestige and visibility of PGA events have long-attracted prominent sponsors whose branding in turn shapes the face of PGA tournaments. Increasingly, however, corporate stakeholders demand the greatest bang for their buck when considering investment in sponsorship, prompting tournament directors to think outside of the box... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Technical Fabric Weathermax 80 Earns US Patent

November 4, 2015

In acknowledgement of its innovative and one-of-a-kind technical outdoor fabric, Safety Components was awarded US patent 9,121,131 on WeatherMAX 80. The versatile performance material is widely used in a broad range of industries. The company holds a Canadian patent on the same product. WeatherMAX 80 is made using 100% pigment solution-dyed SaturaMAX for maximum color retention. The water... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Green & Clean

Honeywell High-Performance Fiber Helping to Secure Offshore Platforms for Brazil's Petrobras

October 8, 2015

Bullet-resistant Spectra® fiber incorporated into Cortland rope for new oil and gas project MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Spectra® fiber will be used in ropes for new offshore oil and gas platforms for Petrobras, the largest oil and gas company in Latin America. The high-performance fiber, also used extensively in body and vehicle armor, is being... Read More