Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Foam Apple Trays Improve Protection, Reduce Pack Times

July 1, 2016

Wayne, Pa. (June 28, 2016) - Foam apple trays from Dolco Packaging, a Tekni-Plex company, have been engineered to improve protection of the fruit in transit, as well as reduce pack times. Dolco has designed the polystyrene foam trays so that they can go directly from the shipping case to display, without the fruit having to be removed and restacked. Because the apples are displayed against a... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Novomer Announces Successful Commercial-Scale Trials of Converge® Polyols in Rigid Foams

June 8, 2016

WALTHAM, Mass. - Novomer Inc., a sustainable materials company pioneering a family of high-performance polymers and other chemicals from renewable feedstocks such as carbon dioxide (CO2), has announced the completion of a pair of successful commercial-scale rigid foam trials utilizing the company’s unique Converge® CO2-based polyol blends. The trials were conducted at... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

QuadFoam NeXGen the First Spray Foam Insulation System to Pass NFPA285 with Next Generation HFO Blowing Agent Technology

May 23, 2016

System Provides Better Design Alternatives for Environmentally Conscious Architects,Specifiers and Building Owners ST. LOUIS – Accella Polyurethane Systems, an industry leading manufacturer of spray foam insulation and coatings, today announced its QuadFoam® NeXGen® medium-density closed-cell spray foam has recently passed the NFPA 285 full-scale fire test using the newest liquid blowing... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Foam Resin exhibits viscoelastic behavior.

May 12, 2016

Consisting of liquid polyether based polyurethane, which stays soft at very cold temperatures, VEF-99 Resin creates flexible foam for variety of custom applications. Product has very low deflection when cured and conforms to object with viscoelastic behavior. Pot life is above 30 seconds, which allows small amounts to be batched manually without dispensing machine. With mixing ratio of 1:1 by volume, resin is suitable for product designers, prototype makers, and short-run part manufacturers. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean

Cascades® EVOK® Expands into the US with Johnsonville® Fresh Sausage Products

May 6, 2016

KINGSEY FALLS, QC – Cascades inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recycling and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, is pleased to announce the arrival of Cascades EVOK® on the American market in collaboration with Johnsonville Sausage. This is the first national sausage brand to use polystyrene foam trays which are made of 25% recycled content and now manufactured in the... 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

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Poron Foams for Compression Set Resistance

February 9, 2016

Poron foams are a family of cellular urethanes that have excellent compression set resistance. Made by Rogers Corporation, these urethane foams die cut cleanly and are a good choice for shock isolation pads,cushions, and enclosure gaskets. Poron foam materials are available in different grades and thicknesses, support the use of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs), and range in hardness from... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Graphene Foam flexes with product and fits into any space.

November 30, 2015

Available in virtually any shape or size, Graphene Flex Foam combines highly conductive 3D Chemical Vapor Disposition ultra-light graphene foam and conductive elastomer composite. Multilayer, freestanding product is suited for electrodes of lithium-ion batteries used in wearable electronics that require flexibility. Foam also offers energy storage as well as catalyst support in numerous organic synthesis reactions, gas sensors, flexible and ultrasonic acoustic device fabrication. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

General Plastics to Highlight FR-3800 FST Aerospace Foam Core Series at Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas, Nov 4-5, 2015

November 4, 2015

Leading high-density polyurethane foam supplier also featuring its FAA-certified testing and build-to-print capabilities TACOMA, Wash. - General Plastics Manufacturing Company will be at the largest dedicated aircraft interiors event in the Americas on November 4-5 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Booth 418. The longtime supplier to aerospace OEMs and Tier 1 and Tier 2... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Sound Absorbers offer virtually unlimited design shapes.

November 3, 2015

Constructed of Class 1 fire-rated willtec® foam, SONEX® PLANO Absorbers can be set in countless pattern arrangements across ceiling plane to minimize echo and sound reverberation in large open areas. Some possible baffle shapes include curving convex, concave, stepped, diagonal, and wedge. Measuring 2 in. thick x 46 in. long with depths from 4–32 in., absorbers have T-slots that allow 4 ft cross tees to be slid through and connected between main runners while constructing grid suspension system. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Ellsworth Adhesives to Display the Latest in Adhesive Technology at Aircraft Interiors

October 14, 2015

GERMANTOWN, WI – Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in booth 325 November 4th through the 5th at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. At this year’s Aircraft Interior Expo, it’s all about building a better aircraft... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

ALGIX & Effekt Introduce World's First Algae-Derived Flexible Foams

August 26, 2015

MERIDIAN, Mississippi and SAN DIEGO, California – Algix LLC, the world's leading producer of algae bio-products, and Effekt LLC, an environmentally minded product and material development company, announced today the creation of the worlds first algae-derived flexible foams. Both companies are joining forces in a joint venture entitled Bloom Holdings LLC to commercialize the foam. ... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Linear Absorbers reduce sound reverberation.

July 27, 2015

Constructed of willtec® foam, SONEX® Linear Absorbers are straight-line baffles that provide optimal sound control and streamlined appearance. Class 1 fire-rated products come in lengths up to 96 in., depths from 6–24 in., and set thickness of 2.03 in. Baffles slip fit into 2 in. wide channel trim typically fastened in-place to wall or ceiling substrates. Offered in natural white or light grey willtec and HPC color coatings, absorbers are suited for new and renovated spaces. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Die-Cut Electrically-Conductive Foam protects against EMI.

July 21, 2015

Designed for use in mobile Internet and other handheld devices, Rogers Corporation's Condux Plus electrically conductive foam provides protection against electromagnetic interference (EMI). Foam also exhibits consistent mechanical properties, and sheets will not deform during processing. Die-cutting of gaskets with clean, straight edges is available. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Bayer to Showcase Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Systems at PCBC in San Diego

June 16, 2015

SPRING, Texas, – PCBC is the largest homebuilding show for the U.S. west coast, also drawing attendees from Mexico and Canada. Construction and building envelope specialists from Bayer MaterialScience LLC will be in booth 1832 in the Expo Hall to showcase insulation and weatherproofing systems for production, custom and multi-family homes. PCBC will be held at the San Diego Convention Center... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Paints & Coatings

A Blueprint for High-performing, Sustainable Construction: Decision-makers Rely on Diverse Bayer MaterialScience LLC Materials to Meet Building Goals

May 19, 2015

ATLANTA, – Architects work with engineers, contractors, building owners and other decision-makers to create functional, attractive and sustainable buildings. They also rely on materials suppliers to help achieve their building goals. For decades, Bayer MaterialScience LLC has been a leading supplier of polyurethanes, polycarbonate resins and sheet, and coatings, adhesive and sealant raw... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Microporous Copper Foam suits heat sink applications.

April 23, 2015

Featuring pore sizes from 300–600 µm and relative density of around 37%, Microporous Copper Foam is produced by means of lost carbonate sintering process. Rigid, highly porous, and permeable structure is regular and uniform throughout, and provides controlled density of metal per unit volume. Supplied in disks and sheet ranging in thickness from 4–10 mm, foam is suited for liquid cooling, air cooling, heat exchangers, EMI shielding, and power electronics applications. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Microcellular Polyurethane Foam meets dynamic design needs.

April 20, 2015

Able to be custom fabricated as needed, with or without pressure sensitive adhesive, PORON® AquaPro™ provides soft (41) to very soft (37) water sealing solutions. Both formulations, which exhibit resistance to stress relaxation and compression set, deliver long-term performance needed to maintain seal. While performing reliably from -40 to +90°C (constant), chemical-resistant and flame-retardant foams also support intermittent use up to 120°C. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Hybrid Moldable Foam Resin offers heat resistance.

April 6, 2015

Consisting of styrenic and olefin components, Piocelan® T Foam Grade offers elevated temperature stability and is engineered to meet stringent flammability requirements for automotive interior parts. Foam parts designed and molded using Piocelan T, such as trunk spacers and insert cushions, offer advantages over parts made with existing hybrid foam materials, including weight and size reduction. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Lubrizol Highlights Innovative Polymers at NPE 2015

March 24, 2015

CLEVELAND – Lubrizol Engineered Polymers announces that it will be showcasing several of its new and/or expanded polymer solutions at NPE 2015—The International Plastics Exposition—in Orlando, FL from March 23-27, in the South Hall, Booth #S12073. A global leader in supplying polymer solutions, Lubrizol will be highlighting its innovative offering including:         ... Read More