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Silicone Release Coating offers flat release profile.

Bluestar Silicones USA Corp.    East Brunswick, NJ 08816-1100
Sep 15, 2014 Targeting low-platinum, solventless systems, Silcolease®Poly 356 provides flat release over broad range of strip speeds, enabling label manufacturers to boost productivity. Product provides good cures at high coating line speeds, effective cure on thermally sensitive substrates, and wide range of release levels with addition of release modifiers. Silcolease®Poly 356 anchors to most substrates and has optimized bath stability.

Thermoplastic Printing Material offers UV resistance.

Thermoplastic Printing Material offers UV resistance.

Stratasys, Inc.    Minneapolis, MN 55344 2020
Sep 12, 2014 Compatible with company's FDM-based production 3D printers, ASA (acrylonitrile styrene acrylate) is used for production of prototypes, manufacturing tools, and finished goods. Material offers UV resistance so parts will resist fading and remain durable with long-term exposure to direct sunlight. Offered in black and ivory, ASA offers optimized surface finish and is suitable for applications such as jigs and fixtures, electrical boxes, recreational vehicles, and outdoor tools.

Delrin® Stock Shapes  offer creep and fatigue resistance.

Delrin® Stock Shapes offer creep and fatigue resistance.

Ensinger Inc.    Washington, PA 15301
Sep 12, 2014 Manufactured from DuPont DELRIN® resin, Stock Shapes possess high tensile strength, exhibit low moisture adsorption, and are resistant to hydrocarbons, solvents, and neutral chemicals. Material's fatigue endurance makes shapes suitable for replacing metal gears while maintaining long-term performance. Other applications include auto safety system components; conveyor parts, such as bushings and bearing housings; fasteners and clips; fuel system components; and home appliance parts.

Extruded Delrin Shapes combine creep/fatigue resistance, strength.

Extruded Delrin Shapes combine creep/fatigue resistance, strength.

Ensinger    Washington, PA 15301
Sep 11, 2014 Manufactured from DuPont Delrin® resin and suited for industrial applications, DELRIN stock shapes are optimized for tensile strength, creep and fatigue resistance, and toughness. Extrusion process produces shapes with minimal stress and maximized dimensional stability, which promote consistent and reliable mechanical parts. Shapes also exhibit minimal moisture adsorption and are resistant to hydrocarbons, solvents, and neutral chemicals.

Weighted TPEs feature rubber-like properties.

Weighted TPEs feature rubber-like properties.

Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc.    Rochester, IL 62563
Jul 30, 2014 Part of 8055 Series, Weighted High Density Grades are two colorable, general-purpose TPEs with Shore A hardness of 55 and 65. Thermoplastic elastomers can replace rubber in products where additional weight is required, including garbage disposal drain plugs, traffic cones, fishing products, straps, and other sports and leisure products. With x-ray opaque capabilities, TPEs are also suitable for medical devices.

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.




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