Raw Materials & Process Chemicals

Materials & Material Processing

NCFI Adopts Honeywell's Low-Global-Warming Material for Integral Skin Polyurethane Foam Systems

July 29, 2016

New systems from NCFI use Honeywell's Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent ahead of new regulations MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that NCFI Polyurethanes, a leader in sustainable polyurethane products, has begun using Honeywell's new low-global-warming material in foam used in applications ranging from office furniture to molded seat pads to shoe soles. ... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Stain-Resistant Oligomer brings strength, flexibility to printing.

July 29, 2016

Suited for 2D and 3D inkjet printing and graphic art applications, Bomar® BR-970H offers cure speed and non-yellowing nature that lend to optical clarity and color stability. Shrinkage (0.7%) during cure accommodates 3D-printing requirements, while water absorption of 0.15 suits applications exposed to high-humidity environments or washed with water-based solutions. This low-viscosity, difunctional, aliphatic urethane acrylate does not require blending to achieve toughness and flexibility. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Icynene Innovates with Opteon(TM) 1100 Foam Blowing Agent from Chemours

July 27, 2016

Icynene Will Use Opteon™ 1100 to Develop New Polyurethane Spray Foam Products Delivering Superior Insulation and Lower Global Warming Impact WILMINGTON, Del. - The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced today that leading spray foam manufacturer, Icynene, is... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) at K 2016

July 27, 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will focus on the expanded adoption of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) in a broad range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in Düsseldorf, Germany. In Hall 7A/B02, TOPAS will discuss its highly successful application development work in key markets such as healthcare, packaging, optics, and electronics. The unique... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Liquid Blowing Agents provide controlled foaming action.

July 25, 2016

With 0.5%–1.5% letdown ratios, +Foam™ Blowing Agents improves dispersion and controlled foaming action for diverse resins: polyolefins, polystyrene, ABS, PPO, and other polymers. Chemical blowing agent (CBA) formulations available in +Foam™ series of liquid additives include standard exothermic azodicarbonamide CBA, endothermic CBA, and combination thereof. These can be metered into process with precision and disperse uniformly in melt to achieve target level of density reduction. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Deliquescent Desiccant enhances natural gas processing.

July 19, 2016

Developed for applications that involve processing of natural gas at low pressures, low flow rates, and/or low temperatures, 4UF/Gas Dry™ Ultimate is used to dry natural gas to low water content. Product, by providing moisture equilibrium down to 4% RH and working temperatures from below freezing to +80°F, meets low dew point requirements when other desiccants or glycols are ineffective. Dessicant can provide <7 lb moisture/MMSCF gas at temperatures below 32°F while operating at 15 psig. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Nylon Additive provides scratch resistance.

July 14, 2016

Suitable for injection molders and sheet extruders seeking more resilient surfaces to extend life of products, SOLID-TT™ Additive optimizes resistance to marring from polishing or impact of abrasive particles. Unlike solvent-based hard coats, addition of SOLID-TT occurs throughout polymer matrix, which means it does not suffer from localized rub-off. Added at 1%, product provides Pencil Hardness to H in Nylon-6, up from HB without additive, and to HB in Nylon-12, up from 3B without additive. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Flat Sheet are available in cut-to-size.

July 12, 2016

Cut-To-Size Flat Sheet is offered alongside inventory of PVC and Polycarbonate Roofing and Siding Panels. UNITREX Polycarbonate Panels consist of heavy duty, corrugated building material for new or replacement siding and roofing applications. Exhibiting optimized cracking and peeling protection, panels protect equipment from harsh weather conditions, pollution, harmful UV rays, and high-impact forces. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

Passive Diesel Emission Control Product minimizes NO2.

July 8, 2016

Utilizing custom catalytic formulations, MinNoDOC provides oxidation of Carbon Monoxide and Hydrocarbons as well as removal of Nitrogen Dioxide. Internal components are made from metal or silicon carbide materials and exterior is heavy gauge stainless steel. Product helps clean up air in deep mines and headers where ventilation may be less than desired to protect workers' health. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Multi-purpose Cleaner destroys mold and mildew.

July 6, 2016

Consisting of multi-purpose, hospital-strength germicidal, Sunburst NO-BAC cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes in one step. Product is mildewcidal against Aspergillus niger and fungicidal against Trichophyton mentagrophytes (athlete's foot fungus). Also effective against wide variety of bacteria, including E-coli and viruses including highly contagious Norovirus, NO-BAC is suited for use in mold/mildew-prone areas such as locker rooms, showers, and pool areas. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fluon® MPC Color Concentrates Add Color Without Causing Processing Defects

June 29, 2016

EXTON, Pa. – Fluon® Melt Processable Color Concentrates from AGC Chemicals Americas offer superb surface finish, color consistency and dispersion-- even at high-speed extrusion rates. The AGC FluoroCompounds Group scrutinizes all raw materials for compatibility and performs a proprietary quality control test multiple times throughout the production of each batch to assure that there are no... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Greener than Green Cleaning

June 27, 2016

CleanCore™ aqueous ozone makes cleaning easy, safe, and greener than green. The CleanCore system converts water and oxygen into a powerful cleaning agent that effectively eliminates soils, germs, mold, allergens, and bacteria without the use of toxic chemicals. CleanCore’s power comes from ozone, mechanically produced by the system. Use directly from the machine or pour into a... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Retail & Sales Equipment

Counterfeit Detecting Concentrates do not affect other properties.

June 27, 2016

With traces of anti-counterfeit marker or taggant, DeTek™ color concentrates enable plastics manufacturers to ensure product safety, supply chain integrity, and brand reputation without any effect on color quality or product performance. Color concentrates, used at standard letdown ratios in thermoplastics, promote brand identity via identifying marker. Taggants therein respond to special detection equipment but are difficult for fraudulent manufacturers to identify or copy. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Waterproof Concrete Repair Materials do not have any RCS.

June 27, 2016

Aquaflex® Silica-Free Waterproof Concrete Repair, which includes Patch Mix™, Skim-Fast™, and SLU™, are formulated free of respirable crystalline silica (RCS) content. Formulation thus reduces worker exposure to RCS and site contamination. Without any pH or percent RH limitations, these patching, skim, and self-leveling materials are compatible with Aquaflex Waterproof PSA Adhesive as well as standard floor covering adhesives. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Lubricated Compound replaces rubber in seals and gaskets.

June 23, 2016

Intended for use in seals for non-pressure water and drain pipe, Sarlink® 9156-02 thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomer provides lubricity for accelerated insertion of seals into fittings. Sealing force, retained over years, prolongs working lives of pipe seals, while stress relaxation, also maintained over years, optimizes sealing force. Processable on standard thermoplastic equipment, compound eliminates crosslinking associated with rubber and supports 2-component molding capability. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Prestigious Industry Award for Griplock Systems®

June 22, 2016

Griplock’s Solimar™ Powered Suspension System honored with Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award (PIA) Carpinteria, CA – Now in its sixth year, the Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award winners have all demonstrated great strides in advancing the technology well beyond the status of mere replacement products and Griplock® Systems’ Solimar™ Powered Suspension System is... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Linde Showcases Solutions for Injection Molders

June 20, 2016

Advanced gas technologies reduce cycle times BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference -- Linde LLC will highlight several of its key process solutions at the upcoming Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference. Hosted by Penn State Erie, the conference takes place at the Behrend College's Burke Center, June 22-23. Developed and patented... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Color Concentrates target medical device applications.

June 20, 2016

Available in 1, 5, and 10 lb quantities, MediBatch™ Color Concentrates are formulated using FDA 21CFR 73 Subpart D listed pigments and polymer carrier that is compatible with wide range of base resins, including nylons and polyurethanes. Single pound quantities can pigment up to 25 lb of natural polymer. Twelve standard concentrates, including green, red, yellow, blue, violet, black, and white, are available from stock. Custom colored concentrates are also available on made-to-order basis. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Epoxy Dispersion serves as sizing for fiber reinforcements.

June 20, 2016

In addition to PBT and thermoset composite manufacturing applications, Hydrosize EP876 Epoxy-Based Fiber Sizing can be used as binder in nonwoven applications. Water-based, formaldehyde-free dispersion is environmentally friendly and eliminates use of flammable solvents. Suitable for use with glass, carbon, and natural fibers, Hydrosize EP876 produces optimized strand integrity and chopping behavior. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Wego is a Global Supplier of Parachlorobenzotrifluoride (PCBTF)

June 8, 2016

Wego Chemical Group is a leading global supplier and distributor of low VOC organic compounds such as Parachlorobenzotrifluoride. It can be found under CAS # 98-56-6 or EINECS # 202-681-1, and has the molecluar formula C7H4ClF3. It is commonly referred to by its acronym, PCBTF, or alternatively by its less-known synonyms p-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, 4-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, or... Read More