Raw Materials & Process Chemicals

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

FKM Material offers flexibility in extreme cold.

May 22, 2015

Serving as standard material for O-rings, 75 FKM 38269 is suited for use throughout processing applications in chemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries. FKM (Fluorocarbon) material, stable for long-term static use in both oxidizing and alkaline cleaning and disinfecting agents, also withstands cleaning processes employing CIP and SIP procedures. Approvals include FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 and EU Regulation 1935/2004, and classifications include Class I of 3-A® Sanitary Standards. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Effect Pigments offer design options for plastics industry.

May 19, 2015

Characterized by high brilliance, purity, and chromaticity, Lumina® Royal Series is suited for toys, cosmetic packaging, electronic device casings, and household appliances such as coffee makers. Blue, Aqua, Indigo, and Magenta pigments cover greenish- to reddish-blue interference color spectrum, whereas Lumina Royal Copper offers opaque, bright copper effect shade. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Composite Sheathing helps lower energy bills.

May 15, 2015

Made with 100% composite materials and manufactured without adhesives, Composite Structural Insulated Sheathing optimizes building strength and air quality while earning LEED points and NAHB green certification. Fiberglass reinforced thermoset skin is impervious to moisture and is bonded by chemical reaction to polyurethane foam insulation during manufacturing, eliminating delamination. Continuous polyurethane foam adds R-6 insulation in 1 1/8 in. sheathing and R-12 in 2 1/8 in. sheathing. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Cosmetic Actives offer label-friendly composition.

May 11, 2015

Enabling delivery of active ingredients into deeper layers of skin, ROVISOME® NG products avoid solvents like ethanol and glycol. Products include ROVISOME® AHA NG, for skin-renewing appearance through enhanced moisturization; ROVISOME® Defense NG, for skin soothing protection from environmental aggressors; ROVISOME® HA NG, for increased skin moisture that can help improve appearance of wrinkles; and ROVISOME® Q10 NG, for deep skin protection from free radicals. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Materials & Material Processing

Fuel Treatment/Stabilizer protects engine and fuel system.

May 11, 2015

Preventing gumming and varnishing within fuel system, 5-in-1 Advanced Formula Fuel Treatment & Stabilizer features detergent that works to clean engine while it runs. Triple anti-oxidants stabilize fuel, while corrosion inhibitors and metal de-activators protect metal engine components from rust and corrosion. Able to protect and maintain fuel stability for up to 3 years, this alcohol-free product comes in ½ oz pouches and 4, 8, and 16 oz bottles. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Composite Toughening System will not compromise properties.

May 7, 2015

Intended for carbon and glass fiber composites, ZNT-boost™ can increase toughness of composite up to 100% while also increasing stiffness and strength up to 30%. Product comes in liquid and dry flake forms for most composite applications that include prepreg, VARTM, infusions, and hand layup. Designed to work with most forms of epoxy, vinyl esters, and polyesters, ZNT-boost requires no changes in process, catalyst, or curing agent. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Solid Color Pellets enhhance plastic processors' capabilities.

May 5, 2015

Available for plastic processors, G3 pigment-loaded custom color pellets can be used in all olefins and engineering resins. Product supports Six Sigma/Lean production methods and helps lower environmental impacts by lending to reduced production energy, packaging materials, and CO2 emissions. Effective in diverse applications, such as packaging, housewares, lawn and garden, and transportation, pellets also meet needs of converters performing injection, blow molding, or extrusion. Read More

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

Phase Change Cooling Vests feature honeycomb cooling pack.

April 29, 2015

Constructed with comfortable cotton, Chill-Its® Standard 6230 and Flame Resistant 6215 and 6215HV have hook-and-loop closure on shoulders and waist for customizable fit. Once packs are activated, cooling is immediate and maintains constant 58°F for up to 4 hr. Available in khaki and hi-vis orange, respectively, Chill-Its® 6215 and 6215HV are constructed with Modacrylic cotton-blend FR fabric boasting ATPV rating of 7.1 cal/cm². Honeycomb cooling packs are non-toxic and non-carcinogenic. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Jacket Compounds come in flame retardant, low-shrinkage grades.

April 28, 2015

Halguard® 58610 and 58615 are 53 Shore D compounds that have UL-94 vertical burn ratings of V-0 for 1/16 in. thick specimens and respective oxygen indices of 52% and 45%. Both enable passing of UL-1685 FT-4 and UL-1666 riser flame tests. Also available, Halguard 58620 provides low level of post-extrusion shrinkage suited for fiber optic cable applications. This 54 Shore D compound enables passing UL-1685 flame test. All of these HFFR compounds suit general-purpose jacketing applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

EPDM Rubber Compound is 45% bio-renewable.

April 27, 2015

Made from polymer produced from sugarcane-based feedstock, EPDM Rubber Compound is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 150°C and has optimized compressive stress force retention. Sugarcane base allows material to be 45% bio-renewable, which ultimately reduces manufacturing carbon footprint. Applications include seals for coolants, steam, synthetic hydraulic fluids, brake fluids, and aerospace hydraulic fluids. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Plastic Sheet Stock suits ADA and wayfinding applications.

April 27, 2015

Available in thicknesses of 1/32, 1/16, and 1/8 in., DuetsTactiles™ offers impact modified acrylic in matte, non-glare finish. Substrates offer over 40 color choices and enable users to select from wide range of options, including clear/matte, black, and variety of white pigments. Designed for laser or rotary applications, DuetsTactiles substrates are suited for ADA and appliqué, wayfinding, architectural signage, exhibit display, retail display, and interior branding. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Novel Binder targets paperboard and packaging industries.

April 27, 2015

Consisting of vinyl acetate-ethylene-copolymer dispersion, VINNAPAS® EF 104 has been developed specifically for coating of paperboard surfaces and complies with food contact regulatory requirements. Binder provides good calendered sheet gloss, brightness, and high opacity, and facilitates clear, sharp print images on coated surfaces. In addition, product offers optimized dry and wet pick coating strength, which are critical for print quality and converting of coated paper and paper board. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Materials & Material Processing, Adhesives & Sealants

High-Temperature Sealant suits applications to 950°F.

April 24, 2015

Formulated by combining high-temperature resin with ceramic fibers and powders, Pyro-Putty™ 950 can be used as gasketing compound for boilers, compressors, heat exchangers, furnaces, ovens, and exhaust manifolds. Product repairs rough, scored, or irregular surfaces and is resistant to chemical and steam attack, high pressure/vacuum atmospheres, mechanical vibration, and joint movement. Offered in 11 oz caulk gun cartridge, sealant can cure in service or by heating joint without pressure. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Heat Transfer Fluid offers durability, high-temperature capacity.

April 24, 2015

Paratherm™ HT has hydrogenated terphenyl chemistry and is formulated for closed-loop, liquid-phase heating to 650°F in fired heaters and 675°F in waste-heat recovery and full convection heaters used in gas processing, plastic/chemical production, waste-oil recovery, and biodiesel industries. Along with density of 8.34 lb/gal @25°C, properties include 700°F max film temperature, 52.0°F min startup temperature (300 cSt), and respective kinematic viscosities of 32.0 and 4.2 cSt at 40 and 100°C.

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Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

UV-Curable PUDs provide optimized formulation latitude.

April 17, 2015

Free of solvents, surfactants, and tin catalysts, CN9500 and CN9501 are supplied at 40% solids content and are compatible with other water-based coatings. Both contribute optimal coating properties after water removal and UV curing, including good flow and leveling and low minimum film formation temperature. Non-yellowing and resistant to water, stains, and chemicals, CN9500 exhibits balanced flexibility and hardness, while CN9501 offers hardness and abrasion resistance without brittleness. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Plasticizing Unit provides abrasion resistance.

April 15, 2015

Pairing X8000™ screw encapsulation with X800® barrel inlay, Plasticizing Unit Package provides abrasion resistance for heavily filled molding and extrusion compounds. Nickel-based alloy with high tungsten carbide content is applied to entire screw geometry in high-velocity oxy-fuel coating process. Alloy is then fused to parent metal of screw in 2-stop method that forms metallurgical bond. Also nickel-based alloy with tungsten carbide, inlay provides wear, abrasion, and corrosion resistance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Silicone Surfactant targets pulp production.

April 13, 2015

Used as active ingredient for dewatering formulations used in pulp washing, PULPSIL® 968 S consists of surfactant fluid based on polyether-modified silicone. Molecular structure is optimized to make it less hydrophilic without compromising its hydrophobic nature as reflected in its cloud point of 19°C (Method E, EN 1890). This medium-viscosity, water-dispersible product serves as raw material for service companies that develop ready-to-use auxiliaries for pulp industry.
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Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

High-Performance Bio-Based Materials satisfy latest regulations.

April 9, 2015

Geon™ BIO Flexible Solutions are formulated with plant-based reFlex™ 300 plasticizer tested/certified by U.S. Department of Agriculture to be 99% bio-based. Products are also formulated in compliance with California's Prop 65, Consumer Product Safety Initiative Act of 2008, and other phthalate-restrictive regulations. Thermal stability may help improve manufacturing efficiency, and flexible vinyl healthcare formulations meet United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Class VI protocols. Read More

Lubricants, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Penetrating Solvent accelerates parts removal.

April 9, 2015

Supplied in 16 oz aerosol packaging with 360 valve and carbon dioxide used as propellant, Knock’er Loose® dissolves rust, gum, grease, and corrosion to allow accelerated removal of nuts, bolt, pins, screws, bushings, hinges, and lugs. Reddish, non-flammable liquid, which carries pine odor, has petroleum base and 147°F flashpoint. Other properties include 0.86 specific gravity, 35,200 V dielectric strength, and 23.6% VOC content (203 g/L, 1.7 lb/gal).
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Materials & Material Processing, Material Handling & Storage

Liquid Color Selection/Supply Service accelerates color creation.

April 8, 2015

ColorMatrix™ Select cloud-based liquid color selection and supply service combines liquid colorants, Web-accessed software, and automated dispensing technology. Leveraging this service and bringing it in house, companies and designers can develop colors within minutes to react to changing demands and/or achieve multi-regional consistency. Colors can be created using existing standards, spectrophotometer or colorimeter inputs, or software's built-in color design tools. Read More