Films

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Infiana Receives AIMCAL Award for its FlexPLAS® Release Film

May 20, 2016

Infiana has received the 2016 Technology of the Year Award for its FlexPLAS® product, a plasma-coated release film developed and distributed in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM). FlexPLAS® plays a decisive role in the manufacture of large and complex fiber reinforced plastics for lightweight structures, with its use speeding up... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

CVD Graphene Films meet diverse application requirements.

May 19, 2016

Produced via chemical vapor deposition (CVD) methods, graphene film can be used as transparent conductors and in other applications. CVD graphene on copper foil has copper foil thickness of 0.035 mm, monolayer thickness from 2–3 nm, and film morphology with continuous monolayer >95%. While ultra-clean graphene on SiO2/Si Wafers transfer by PSA films, graphene on quartz glass supports transfer by hot pressing. Graphene on PET, also available, delivers maximum flexibility. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Leading High-Frequency MLCCs, Wire-Bondable and Surface-Mount Resistors, and Custom Substrates at IMS2016

May 18, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. – Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for the 2016 IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium (IMS2016), being held from May 22-27 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. At the conference and exhibition, the company will be highlighting its latest industry-leading high-frequency multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs); surface-mount and... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

High-Barrier Transparent PET Film suits retort pouch applications.

May 18, 2016

Used to produce transparent, printable, and microwaveable packaging, Barrialox® SBR2 aluminum oxide-coated polyester film resists pinholing, flex-cracking, and scuffing/abrasion. Thermal stability and such mechanical properties as strength and dimensional stability enable product to withstand converting process conditions and retort sterilization heat/pressure. Typical value, flat sheet oxygen- and moisture-barrier transmission rates are, respectively, 0.01 cc/100 in. and 0.02 g/100 in. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Important Step in the US Market, Infiana Presents its Future Technology FlexPLAS® at the SAMPE Long Beach 2016

May 17, 2016

Infiana ramps up its activities in the North American composites market. This is the first time that the film specialist is presenting its product portfolio at the SAMPE Long Beach 2016, one of the major North American events for composites. Highlighted at the show will be the plasma-coated FlexPLAS® release film developed by Infiana in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute for... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Scratch-Resistant Touchscreen Film enhances electronic designs.

May 17, 2016

Scratch-resistant, hardcoated film provides touchscreen and electronic component developers/manufacturers with solution for such issues as anti-glare, conductivity, and aesthetic attributes. Hardness exceeds 5H, and base chemistry can be modified to add unique functionalities. Additional enhancements can include printability, texture, gloss levels, anti-glare, anti-microbial, weatherability, and conductivity. Various material thicknesses, substrates, and functional alterations are available.<br /> Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Advanced Flexible Circuits and Thin Film on Display by Metrigraphics at IMS 2016

May 16, 2016

Lowell, MA – Metrigraphics, a leading process development and manufacturing resource for sub-miniature circuits and electroformed structures, will feature its latest micron-scale flexible circuits and thin film devices at IMS, May 24th – 26th in San Francisco. Micron-scale flexible circuits can be achieved with six or more layers high with traces (circuit lines) as... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Canon Solutions America Announces Collaboration with D&K Group

May 4, 2016

Expanded finishing portfolio offers turnkey large format print and laminate solutions MELVILLE, N.Y. – Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it has partnered with D and K Group – a global manufacturer of leading-edge adhesive and coating technologies and print finishing equipment. The vertically integrated manufacturer... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Toray Plastics (America) Receives Sustainability Award for Lumilid® Bio-Based Lidding Film Technology

May 2, 2016

North Kingstown, Rhode Island - Toray Plastics (America), Inc.'s (www.toraytpa.com), LumiLid® bio-based PET dual-ovenable lidding films have earned the 2016 Sustainability Award from the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters, and Laminators (AIMCAL). Milan Moscaritolo, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing for Toray's Lumirror®... Read More

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

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

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, 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

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Gel Casting Resin Formula features non-tack surface.

April 8, 2016

Fostering design freedom for product engineers, NTG-9 allows production of stand-alone polyurethane gel parts in mold without prefabrication of flexible film/laminate material. Viscosity values of component materials allow facilitated handling and replication of mold surface at high resolution. Able to be processed at room temperature in ambient pressure molds, formula serves applications requiring soft elastomeric material with good cushioning effect, strength, and less tacky surface.<br /> <br /> Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Retail & Sales Equipment

Revolutionize the In-Store Shopping Experience with LED Optical Film Technology from Design Phase

March 24, 2016

Design Phase and FLEx Lighting introduce newest optical film with patented LED technology, InvisiSign CHICAGO – Initially designed and developed for applications in the Defense, Medical, and Consumer Electronics industries, Design Phase in conjunction with FLEx Lighting has developed a brand new point of purchase media-The InvisiSign.  The patented ultra-thin, flexible and clear optical... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Guangdong Huaye Prepares for PETG Production with a Complete Biax Line from Parkinson Technologies

March 4, 2016

Turnkey Production Line Expected to Boost the Chinese Company’s Annual Output Value by $40 Million USD WOONSOCKET, RI – January marked a milestone in the history of China’s packaging material industry when Guangdong Huaye Packing Material Co., Ltd. (Huaye) introduced to the public its biaxial-orientation PETG shrink film production line, designed and manufactured by Parkinson... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Klockner Pentaplast Presents New High Performing Floatable Shrink Label Film at AWA International Sleeve Label Conference

March 2, 2016

Montabaur, Germany/Gordonsville, Virginia (United States) – Klockner Pentaplast will highlight the company’s newest shrink label film, Pentalabel® ClearFloat™, at the AWA International Sleeve Label Conference, March 3-4 in Denver, Colorado. These high performing floatable films satisfy the growing market need for films that meet the standards set by the recycling community, while... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Services

Type IC - Thin Film Boric-Sulfuric Anodize

February 23, 2016

In December, 2015, GSP stood up a Type IC, thin film anodize capability.  This coating is required by many prime aerospace contractors as a base for prime and/or paint coatings because its roughness promotes excellent surface adhesion.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermal Interface Thin Film improves heatsink cooling performance.

February 23, 2016

Available to electronic packaging engineers, Sarcon® YR-c delivers thermal conductivity of 4.0 W/m°K with thermal resistance of .08°Cin.²/W. V-0 rated thin film thermal interface product, when placed between heat source and nearby heatsink, eliminates near-microscopic air gaps between components. Suited for applications with -40 to +150°C operational range, product comes in 0.2, 0.3, and 0.45 mm thicknesses. Rolls are available up to 150 mm wide, or film can be die-cut to specifications. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Tekra Showing at DScoop 11 in San Antonio, TX

February 22, 2016

New Berlin WI – Tekra, A Division of EIS, Inc. an inaugural member of DScoop and an appointed HP Indigo Preferred Partner, will be exhibiting at DScoop in San Antonio for their 11th year at booth #549. Tekra will be featuring several plastic substrates for both the Indigo presses, as well as, various inkjet press types. “Our time-tested Dura-Go products are coated with a top-quality... Read More