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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.

PBT Engineering Plastic suits food equipment components.

PBT Engineering Plastic suits food equipment components.

Ensinger Inc.    Washington, PA 15301
Jul 01, 2014 With ultra detectable design, HYDEX® 4101 UD Blue is visible to food conveyor line optical, X-ray, and metal detection systems. Engineers designing parts for food processing equipment will find particular success in applications in which parts are subjected to cleaning chemicals that are chlorine or caustic based. Available in rod and plate stocks, wear resistant polymer is suited for pump impellers, filler valve parts, and food forming plates.

Flexible PVC Compounds cut VOC emissions.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Jun 16, 2014 Designed for indoor construction applications, Flexible PVC Compounds are based on additive formulations designed for low VOC emissions, non-phthalate plasticizers, and bio-based plasticizers derived from renewable plant byproducts. Compounds help manufacturers meet building codes for indoor air quality as well as comply with FloorScore® and UL Greenguard requirements. Products are suited for extruded, calendered, coated, and molded applications in building and furnishing products.

Flexible PVC Elastomer withstands extreme cold.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Jun 10, 2014 Designed for cable jacketing, Flexalloy® 9614-73 withstands frigid outdoor and rugged industrial conditions while providing flexibility and flame performance. Elastomer is a 73 Shore A compound that is UV-stabilized and exhibits brittle point of -65°C or below. Product offers optimized weatherability, oil resistance, and tensile strength. Designed to pass CSA’s FT4 vertical flame test, Flexalloy® 9614-73 is suited for cables in wind turbines, industrial automation, robots, controls, and sensors.

Hard Thermoplastic Polyurethane offers enhanced extrudability.

APS Elastomers    Romulus, MI 48174
Jun 06, 2014 Targeting tubing manufacturers, hard thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) is formulated for facilitated extrudability. Product enables thinner wall for tubing, which reduces material requirements, while also promoting productivity and efficiency. Affording processors and OEMs additional design options, TPUs range in Shore hardness from 50D to 74D and improve extrusion output without loss of melt viscosity or crystallization in die or on screw.

High Stiffness PEEK offers low specific gravity of 1.35.

Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC    Alpharette, GA 30005-3914
May 30, 2014 Providing 50% greater modulus/stiffness than standard neat PEEK grades, KetaSpire® KT-825 retains elongation and toughness that is comparable to that of neat PEEK resin for structural applications in transportation, electronics, semiconductor, and oil and gas. Dielectric strength per ASTM D149 at thickness of 3.2 mm is 26.0 kV/mm (660 V/mil) as compared with 15.2 kV/mm (385 V/mil) for neat PEEK. In addition, KT-825 meets UL’s V-0 flammability resistance requirements at thickness of 0.8 mm.

Urethane Kit repairs damaged SBR conveyor belts.

Urethane Kit repairs damaged SBR conveyor belts.

ITW Devcon    Danvers, MA 01923
May 29, 2014 Available in 4 and 1.5 lb sizes, Devcon® R-Flex™ Belt Repair Kit is formulated to repair tears, gouges, and holes in styrene-butadiene rubber conveyor belts. Offering abrasion resistance, R-Flex urethane mixes as liquid and within 3–4 minutes becomes non-sagging, self-leveling putty with working time of 7–9 min and functional cure of 1.5 hr. Each kit includes R-Flex resin, curing agent, 2-part surface conditioner, mix bucket, wooden paddle, scrub pad, gloves, paper towels, and plastic spatula.

High Temperature Polymer offers optimal wear characteristics.

High Temperature Polymer offers optimal wear characteristics.

Ensinger    Washington, PA 15301
May 27, 2014 Compounded exclusively using Victrex® PEEK Polymer, TECAPEEK® PVX bearing grade rod offers durability and wear characteristics needed for high temperature components used in automotive, aerospace, and other industrial applications. Product provides extended service life and optimized high temperature performance with HDT over 500°F. Offered in .5, .75, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, and 3 in. rod sizes, TECAPEEK® PVX is suited for bushings, bearing cages, seals, gaskets, and gears.

Durable and Versatile TPUs can be used for diverse applications.

Durable and Versatile TPUs can be used for diverse applications.

APS Elastomers    Romulus, MI 48174
May 14, 2014 AVALON® polyester-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs), also available in transparent grades, improve production and performance of industrial parts, ski goggles, caster wheels, cables, shoes parts, conveyor belts, and seals. Benefits of use include surface definition, matt or glossy effects, colorability, abrasion, flex performance, rubber-like look and feel, as well as reliable bonding to select engineering grades of thermoplastics.

Polyester-Based TPU suits injection molding applications.

Polyester-Based TPU suits injection molding applications.

APS Elastomers    Romulus, MI 48174
May 08, 2014 Supplied uncolored in pellet form, Zythane® 4090A TPU exhibits abrasion resistance, hydrolytic stability, and resistance to oil, fuel, and solvents. Low temperature flexibility and color retention make it suitable for goggles, while these same qualities, in addition to creep resistance, rigidity/softness, and adhesion allow it to be used in production of soft sports cleats. For animal ID tags, product offers microbial and weather resistance, printability, and resistance to farm chemicals.

Low Melt Viscosity HSBCs balance elasticity, tensile strength.

Kraton Polymers    Houston, TX 77002
May 05, 2014 Hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers (HSBCs) MD6951 and MD1648 let users pursue melt blown, injection molding, rotational molding, compression molding, or textile processes while maintaining softness, strength, and pliability of their products. While FDA-compliant MD6951 is optimized for softness, usability, and compatibility, MD1648 enhanced rubber segment (ERS) styrenic block copolymer is compatible with polyolefins and can run on existing melt blown process equipment.

Soft TPE Compound is suited for earplugs.

Soft TPE Compound is suited for earplugs.

APS Elastomers    Romulus, MI 48174
May 01, 2014 Soft to touch and microbial resistant, soft thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compound is intended for earplugs and other applications that require noise and vibration reduction. Material is latex-free, minimizing likelihood of allergic reactions, and offers excellent vibration dampening properties. Grades, which do not require drying and can be colored, provide optimal bonding performance and consistent mechanical properties when used in overmolding applications.

Thermoplastic Polyurethanes suit wire and cable applications.

Thermoplastic Polyurethanes suit wire and cable applications.

APS Elastomers    Romulus, MI 48174
Apr 24, 2014 Designed to meet challenges of various wiring and cabling applications, Huntsman Polyurethanes' IROGRAN® polyether-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) are available in 80A–98A shore hardness and are UL 94 tested. Several products include flame retardant formulations. Able to be colored as well as processed to deliver matte or glossy finish, TPUs exhibit anti-kink properties as well as resistance to wear, tear, and hydrolysis. Products are flexible and elastic over temperature range.

Acrylic Binder helps paint improve indoor air quality.

Dow Chemical Co.    Freeport, TX 77451
Apr 15, 2014 Designed for interior paints, FORMASHIELD™ 12 enables paint on walls to capture free-flowing formaldehyde and lock it in over time, irreversibly removing it from air to improve Indoor Air Quality of homes and commercial buildings. Technology reacts with formaldehyde, transforming potentially harmful carcinogen into inert and harmless vapor. Offering optimal washability and adhesion as well as low odor, aqueous all-acrylic emulsion polymer can be formulated for ultra-low VOC and emissions.

Polymer Binders have environmentally friendly formulations.

Michelman    Cincinnati, OH 45236
Apr 11, 2014 Ecronova solutions are available for low-emission systems, interiors, primers, and low-filled systems. As solvent-free polyurethane/polyacrylic hybrid system, Ecrothan™ 2012 provides abrasion/chemical resistance and accelerates hardness development. Latter produces water resistance in floor coatings, parquet lacquers, and industrial coatings. Ecrylic™ KS 447 APEO-free styrene/acrylic emulsion produces corrosion protection in primer formulations and exhibits adhesion on various steel substrates.

FST Composite Polyurethane Foam Cores enhance aircraft interiors.

General Plastics Manufacturing Company    Tacoma, WA 98409
Apr 09, 2014 LAST-A-FOAM® FST-3800 Performance Series offers lightweight, rigid foam core material that satisfies fire, smoke, toxicity (FST) and heat release requirements for commercial aircraft interiors. Used in conjunction with other materials, series can help improve aesthetics while maintaining fire safety requirements.

Polyester-Based TPUs are suitable for caster wheels.

APS Elastomers    Romulus, MI 48174
Apr 08, 2014 Resistant to petrol, diesel, oils, vegetable and animal fats, and solvents, polyester-based TPUs (thermoplastic polyurethanes) are available in Shore 65A to Shore 54D hardness range for use in such commercial, industrial, and consumer products as caster wheels for shopping carts, office chairs, and material handling equipment. Specifically formulated injection molded grade exhibits durability in weather (UV) and high-service temperature applications.

PEBA Copolymers resist aging and UV light.

PEBA Copolymers resist aging and UV light.

Foster West Corporation    Putnam, CT 06260
Apr 04, 2014 Manufactured from medical grade Pebax polymers and USP VI additives, HLS™ Polyether Block Amide Copolymers include stabilizer system that can decompose and neutralize free radicals created by exposure to oxygen, heat, and UV light, extending functionality of medical devices. Following 6 months of exposure to multi-source indoor light, HLS 2533 MED test samples retained 99% tensile strength whereas non-stabilized PEBA samples demonstrated severe degradation after 3 months of light exposure.

HDPE Grade reduces weight, materials for caps and closures.

The Borealis Group    Port Murray, NJ 07865
Apr 04, 2014 Based on Borstar polyethylene technology, BorPure™ MB5568 high density polyethylene (HDPE) supports beverage industry's trend towards lightweight caps and closures for carbonated soft drinks, juices, teas, and bottled water. PE mechanical and processing properties can be tailored to application. Exhibiting stiffness and Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR) as well as optimized organoleptic properties, multimodal polymer will not influence taste or odor of bottle contents.

Cast Nylon Shapes offer lighter alternative to metal parts.

Cast Nylon Shapes offer lighter alternative to metal parts.

Ensinger Inc.    Washington, PA 15301
Mar 24, 2014 Targeting industrial users, TECAST® Cast Nylon stock shapes and custom parts offer physical and wear properties that enable metal parts replacement. Variety grades are available, each designed to highlight various aspects and combinations of mechanical properties as well as bearing and wear characteristics. Production capabilities cover rings up to 90 in. dia, rod up to 20 in. dia, and discs over 40 in. dia.

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