Raw Materials & Process Chemicals

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

Materials & Material Processing

Aluminum Desiccant Wheels offer ERV retrofit.

March 31, 2015

Measuring 3¾ in. wide, Unitary Wheel Cassette Series features corrosion-resistant, proprietary desiccant that is applied to lightweight all-aluminum wheel substrate. Honeycomb matrix's fluted opening design efficiently produces maximum latent and sensible air-to-air heat transfer. Besides assisting buildings in surpassing ASHRAE 90.1 building energy compliance, aluminum wheels can withstand temperatures of up to 180°F. Wheel diameters include 30, 36, 41, 46, 52, 58, 64, 68, and 74 in. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Adhesives & Sealants

Epoxy Potting Compound resists high temperatures.

March 27, 2015

With 130°C relative temperature index rating, 50-3150RFR Black Epoxy with Catalyst 30 will survive elevated temperatures for long periods of time, which offers benefits as electronics get smaller and hotter. Compound is UL 746B listed and formulated to meet stringent non-burning requirements of UL 94 V-0. Typical applications include encapsulating power supplies, transformers, coils, insulators, and sensors. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Epoxy Potting Compound suits applications to 365°F.

March 27, 2015

Offering thermal conductivity, electrical insulation, and low shrinkage after cure, Aremco-Bond™ 2315 is suited for potting and encapsulating densely packaged power supplies, rectifiers, ICs, oscillators, DACs, amplifiers, and relays. Black-pigmented product provides flexural strength of 12,300 psi and dielectric strength of 480 V/mil. Mixed in ratio of 100 parts resin to 25 parts hardener by weight, compound cures in 2 hr at 160°F plus 2 hr at 300°F. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Acrylic Sheets diffuse LED light sources.

March 26, 2015

Offered in 2 grades, Plexiglas® MC Diffusion provides LED luminaire OEMs and optics suppliers with uniform light diffusion and transmission. Plexiglas® MC Diffusion 100, offering smooth sheet surface, provides 87% light transmission, while Plexiglas® MC Diffusion 200 with textured surface provides 84% light transmission. Both grades come in standard thicknesses of 0.080–0.118 in. and provide greater than 95% haze for light source hiding capability. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Thin Cooling Device eliminates hot spots in compact electronics.

March 23, 2015

At <1 mm thick, thin loop heat pipe helps prevent overheating of localized parts due to heat generated from internal components in such small, thin electronic devices as smartphones and tablets. Heat-transfer device consists of evaporator and condenser connected by pipes into loop with encapsulated working fluid. Evaporator features six 0.1 mm thick copper sheets stacked together and contains porous structure with numerous holes driving fluid with capillary action. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Formaldehyde Meter detects unsafe levels in indoor air.

March 19, 2015

With measurement range of  0–5 ppm, Model FD08 can determine whether flooring, carpeting, drapes, wall board, or other furnishings emit unsafe level of formaldehyde. Handheld Indoor Air Quality tool displays readings on 2 in. LCD with resolution of 0.01 ppm and accuracy of ±(5%+0.03 ppm). Operating from 32–122°F, Model FD08 can also measure workplace levels in manufacturing facilities and warehouses where formaldehyde is used in resins and bindings, or as process chemical. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products, Green & Clean

Fabric Softener is gentle on environment.

March 17, 2015

Designed to leave fabric soft, even in hard water, Conserv Solid Green 80 Fabric Softener contains brighteners and antistatic agents, which optimize efficiency of dryers and ironers. Solid form is non-corrosive and safe to handle. Derived from renewable resources, product is rapidly biodegradable and contains no phosphates, VOCs or alkyl phenols. Conserv Solid Green 80 has 1-year shelf life and is suitable for hospitals, hotels, schools, prisons, and uniform laundries. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Custom-Matched PVC Compounds suit automotive exterior trim.

March 12, 2015

Available in more than 60 colors, Apex® 1545 Series Extrusion Compounds are 85 Shore A PVC products that yield pure color, consistent gloss, and smooth surface required for meeting Class A finish specifications of automotive OEMs. Products are suited for external layers of coextruded automotive parts, such as roof ditch moldings between roof and body sections, window trim between A pillars and windshield, and body trim. Read More

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

Bio-Based, Solvent-Free Lidding Films promote sustainability.

March 12, 2015

Available in clear, white, and metallized formats, LumiLid® dual-ovenable lidding films are manufactured with Toray sustainable resin blends made with >50% renewable feedstocks. Solvent-free formula alleviates solvent retention concerns while promoting sustainability. Designed for frozen, wet and dry food, and dairy applications, films are Interstate Milk Shippers (IMS)-certified and FDA-compliant for use with oven temperatures of up to 400°F for 30 min. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Octane Booster legally increases gasoline engine performance.

March 11, 2015

Safe for use in all gasoline engines, Professional Grade Octane Booster (Part No. 4279K) safely stops knocks, pings, hesitation, and restores performance. Use at every gasoline fill-up boosts octane level up to 15 points or 1.5 RON, promoting horsepower and acceleration. Use also removes carbon deposits, improves ignition and responsiveness, and helps fuel burn cleaner. Booster can also be used as lead substitute for collector and performance automobiles. Read More

Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant comes in aerosol cans.

March 9, 2015

With ZL-37 Aerosol, users can inspect high-stress critical components to detect fine, tight, and open discontinuities. Type 1, postemulsifiable, Level 4 penetrant is impervious to water to protect it from over washing and permit penetrant to remain in discontinuities for optimized detection of small defects. Product is suited for local penetrant inspections, field testing, spot inspections, and places where bulk processing is impractical. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Silicone Elastomer Gels target cosmetics industry.

March 5, 2015

In addition to leaving skin feeling soft, BELSIL® EG 1 and REG 102 exhibit pronounced shear-thinning attributes; products remain solid when at rest but undergo reversible conversion to liquid state in response to shear stress. BELSIL® EG 1 is derived from classic addition-curing silicone elastomer. BELSIL® REG 102, based on specialty silicone which is crosslinked to 3-dimensional network via silicone resin segments, provides long-lasting effects by optimizing water and transfer resistance. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Vision Systems

Polycarbonate Sheet targets lighting OEMs.

March 3, 2015

Balancing light diffusion and transmission, Makrolon® DX-NR offers optimal outdoor weathering performance, enabled by co-extruded, UV-resistant technology. Polycarbonate sheet, offering non-glossy and non-reflective appearance, is suited for lenses used in exterior applications. Enabling designers to create energy-efficient lighting fixtures, Makrolon® Lumen XT LC0 resists high temperatures, has achieved UL 94 V-2 flammability rating, and provides uniform light diffusion. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Tryptamine Reference Standards are suited for research, analysis.

March 2, 2015

Cerilliant® Certified Spiking Solutions® comprise tryptamines intended for use in quantitative mass spec-based testing applications. Specifically, products include solution certified reference materials (CRMs) for 5 synthetic tryptamines — 5-MeO-AMT, 5-MeO-DALT, 5-MeO-MiPT, 5-MeO-DMT, and 5-MeO-DiPT — in addition to 3 naturally occurring tryptamines: N, N-dimethyltryptamine; psilocybin; and its stable-labeled internal standard. Read More