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Materials & Material Processing

Clariant exhibits at ASTA's CSS 2016 & Seed Expo

December 1, 2016

- ASTA CSS 2016 & Seed Expo, December 5-9, Chicago Hyatt Regency, Booth #809

- Agrocer™ seed colorants are available as pigment powders and pigment preparations with uniform global specifications

- Agrocer pigment preparations offer fast, cost-efficient seed coloration

- The Agrocer product range complies with U.S. EPA inert ingredients regulations

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Materials & Material Processing

Quaker Chemical Highlights New Chlorine Free Technology at FABTECH 2016

November 23, 2016

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 15, 2016 - Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker") began the evaluation of chlorine free forming fluids well in advance of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declaring the approaching ban on medium and long chain chlorinated paraffins (CPs), extreme-pressure lubrication additives for ferrous and stainless steel alloys. Due to their environmental impact,...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Micro Sprint Racing Oils offer wet-clutch additives.

November 19, 2016

Specially formulated for maximum protection and performance in wet-clutch Micro Sprint engines, Micro Sprint Racing Oils are made for racing vehicles. Made from premium synthetic base stocks, Racing Oils resist thickening and sludging caused due to oxidation additives. Provides high clutch performance, good film strength and protects engine and valve-train from wearing in extreme racing conditions. Available in viscosities 20w-50 and 10w-40 . 

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Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Castrol EDGE Bio-Synthetic Motor Oil with 25% bio-content.

November 11, 2016

Using advanced eco-engineering, Castrol combines Fluid Titanium Technology with 25% renewable plant-based oil compounds to produce motor oil. Being environmental friendly, Castrol EDGE Bio-Synthetic motor oil will be certified carbon neutral and has CO2 footprint through BP Target Neutral. Product comes in 1 Qt and 5 Qt sizes.

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Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

AR's SilberBoard features front and back print option.

October 28, 2016

With zero imprint on the environment, and as an alternative to metallized PET board, metallic finish SilberBoard is compostable and eliminating the need for plastic films. Used in packaging a variety of goods like beverage, food, personal care and laundry care products, paperboards comes with uncoated backside and can be recycled. Types include Whiteback, Greyback, Lightweight and Carrier. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Waveplates Robust with Extended Polarization Control

October 27, 2016

Custom manufactured low order sapphire waveplates that extend IR polarization control into the infrared, beyond fused silica optical waveplates, are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sapphire Waveplates feature Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, making them highly resistant to chemicals, scratching, shock, and temperature fluctuations....Read More

Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Diesel Engine Oils extend operating life, maintenance intervals.

October 27, 2016

While promoting fuel economy, Blue Flame Synthetic Blend API FA-4 and CK-4 series keep diesel engines operating by reducing engine wear, preventing high temperature corrosion, and controlling abrasive soot contamination. These API-licensed products offer direct replacement for API CJ-4 diesel engine oil specification, come in lower viscosity grades, including API 15w-40, and deliver performance to meet needs of heavy-duty engines. Optimized oxidation resistance extends drain intervals. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Silicone Potting Compound features lightweight formulation.

October 26, 2016

Utilizing advanced micro balloon technology fillers, 20-1634 Light Weight Silicone Potting Compound features specific gravity of 0.82, making it suited for applications that require low weight, flexibility, high heat resistance, and optimized electrical insulation properties. Two-component silicon elastomer features Shore A hardness of 34 and tensile strength of 125 psi. Formulated without solvents or other toxic materials, product is safe to handle and releases no by-products during cure. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Cast Elastomer Systems meets cure, performance needs sans mercury.

October 18, 2016

Mercury-free cold cast elastomer systems for molds, rollers, liners, and cast urethane parts can cure in warm, humid conditions, which meets needs of manufacturers of large molded parts necessitating long open times. Available in custom formulations for any application, these 100% solids, zero VOC systems offer hardness from Shore A 40 to Shore D 80 and can be hand mixed or machine applied. MDI, TDI, and HDI isocyanates as well as PTMEG, polyester, and polyether resins are available. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Berlin Packaging to Acquire Italy's Bruni Glass - Significant Expansion of European Presence

October 17, 2016

Transaction Builds Global Scale for Both Companies, Pushes Berlin's 2016 Global Sales Past $1.2 Billion; Multinational Bruni Team Premium Glass Expertise Remain Intact CHICAGO - Berlin Packaging today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Italy-based Bruni Glass in a transaction that will significantly expand Berlin's premium glass portfolio, extend its...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

Interface Panel Glass achieves uncluttered visual.

October 11, 2016

When backlit, Dynamic Deadfront Interface Panel Glass illuminates and draws attention to icons and alpha-numeric indicators as required. When non-backlit, icons remain hidden and panel retains monochromatic look. Fabricated from float, low expansion Borofloat® 33, or High Ion-Exchange aliminosilicate flat glass, panels range from 0.3 x 0.3 to 18 x 24 in. with thicknesses from 0.03–1 in. Glass can be chemically strengthened, heat tempered, or provided with anti-glare, sunlight readable coating. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Textile Industry Products

Flame-Resistant Outerwear targets oil and gas workers.

October 6, 2016

Featuring GORE-TEX® PYRAD® Fabric for use in foul weather, GORE® FR Apparel meets demanding needs of oil and gas workers. Jacket, bib, and detachable hood combination provides protection from incidental flame exposure and weather protection across wide range of environmental conditions, while offering moisture management to optimize comfort and safety. Lightweight 2-layer ePTFE membrane construction also helps protect workers from exposure to hot liquids, steam, and common oilfield contaminants. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Waxes optimize processing of recycled polymers.

September 30, 2016

With Ceranovus™ Waxes, plastics reprocessors can maximize melt flow and throughput, lower energy consumption via reduced extruder amperage draw, and decrease backpressure and equipment wear. Because waxes are made from plastic raw materials, they can blend with type of plastic being recycled. Products are made from up to 100% recycled feedstock and do not negatively affect recycle content of polymer. Supplied in pastilles or granule form, Ceranovus Waxes come in 45 lb bags and supersacks. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Dosing of Abrasive Thermal Pastes in Cyclic Operation

September 20, 2016

Dosing of abrasive thermal pastes in cyclic operation The ultimate stress test for stator materials Abrasive thermal pastes are found in a range of applications. In the production of LEDs and circuit boards in the electronics industry and in the area of control systems in automotive applications - to name but a few examples. Through the regulation of thermal resistance, these pastes,...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Versum Materials(TM) to Debut at SEMICON Taiwan; Will Showcase Leading Materials and Delivery Systems for Semiconductor Manufacturing

September 8, 2016

New Company from Air Products' Electronic Materials Business expected to Spin-Off in October LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - After more than 30 years of supplying advanced materials and delivery systems to the global semiconductor and electronics industry, the Electronic Materials business of Air Products is expected to soon be fully operating as Versum. With the spin-off of the business from Air...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

IPG Novashield 40 Series Structure Fabric Listed on the CRRC Rated Products Directory

September 7, 2016

MONTREAL, QUEBEC and SARASOTA, FLORIDA – Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (“IPG” or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of woven coated products, received a listing of IPG’s NovaShield 400 series (FRU88X-6 white and RU88X-6 white) on the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) Rated Products Directory. The CRRC requires two properties to be measured by an independent accredited lab, Solar...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Aluminum Effect Pigments enhance plastics market design options.

September 7, 2016

Creating new application designs and paint-replacement opportunities for plastics market, Extra SPARKLE SILVET® 600-10-E1 provides 3D sphere geometry that lets stylists and formulators create low-opacity metallic effects in range of polymers. Processing options include injection molding as well as film and sheet and profile extrusions. SILVET® E LT12882 AND SILVET E LT12883 grades are leafing aluminum pigments, produced in pellet form, with corn flake geometry for facilitated handling. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Belleville Wire Cloth to Show Off New Products at 2016

August 26, 2016

Belleville Wire Cloth Co., Inc. has announced that they will be taking part in "The 2016 Electric Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo". Belleville Wire Cloth will be showing off some of their latest products, including mesh used in fuel and oil filters, in BOOTH # 2317. The Expo is a showcase of advanced and new concepts in the hybrid/electric vehicle industry, and will be taking place September...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

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

TPE Grades provides low compression set for sealing applications.

August 12, 2016

Engineered to deliver low compression set performance for gasket and seal application, Styrenic thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) grades P32-010 and P32-011, can replace TPV elastomers. Compression set of 60 shore A P32-011 has 16% at RT, 26% at 70°C, and 38% at 100°C for 22 hrs, while 40 shore A P31-010 has 20% at RT, 27% at 70°C, and 48% at 100°C. Along with low odor, properties include optimized tear strength, cold temperature flexibility, high-temperature stability, and weather resistance. Read More