Raw Materials & Process Chemicals

Materials & Material Processing

UL 94 V-0 Potting/Encapsulating Compounds suit harsh environments.

September 20, 2016

Epoxy and urethane products that meet engineering design demands of electronic and aerospace assemblies include 20-2362 FR low-durometer, low-viscosity urethane as well as 50-2369 FR thermally conductive and thermal shock-resistant urethane. Suited for similar applications, 50-3150 FR thermally conductive epoxy can provide an RTI rating of 130°C with Cat 30, while 50-3152 FR thermally conductive epoxy features 1:1 mix ratio and CTI rating of >600 V. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Solid Laundry Systems effectively clean all types of textiles.

September 20, 2016

Solid laundry products, designed to launder linens at on-premise laundries in nursing homes, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities, include Ultimate, Stage 2, and Conserv SG80. Ultimate gently penetrates surface to clean linen fibers by eliminating tough soils, odors, and stains. Stage 2 combines detergent cleaners, water conditioner, and soil suspenders with chlorine bleaching. Conserv SG80 Fabric Softener imparts softness to fabric and contains brighteners as well as antistatic agents.
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Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Wax Modifiers optimize asphalt roofing production.

September 14, 2016

Able to optimize heat stability and reduce mixing time necessary to completely blend polymer, Ceranovus™ Polyethylene and Polypropylene Waxes are valuable additives in both SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) and APP (atactic polypropylene) modified bitumen roofing systems. Products decrease viscosities at process temperature and minimize bleeding of higher oil formulations through oil scavenging. Synthesized from 100% recycled materials, modifiers are available in pastilles or granules. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

New Blow Molding Technology Gives Makers of Medical Bags and Bottles Access to Economic and Performance Advantages of TPEs

September 12, 2016

Teknor Apex Collaborates with FGH Systems and Device Manufacturers to Perfect Use of Medalist® Medical Elastomers as Alternatives to Thermoset Rubber and PVC DENVILLE, NJ, U.S.A. - FGH Systems Inc. and Teknor Apex Company have developed material, equipment, tooling, and mold technologies for high-volume extrusion blow molding of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), making possible a more... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

LS-HFFR Jacket Compound performs over broad temperature range.

September 12, 2016

Low-smoke, halogen-free, and flame retardant, Halguard® 58650 Compound provides resistance to thermal shock along with low-shrink properties required for fiber optic cable. Product performs well over broad temperature range, from brittle point of -47°C to max continuous operating temperature of 105°C. Compound exhibits post-extrusion linear shrinkage values of only 2%, has passed Teknor Apex internal tests for heat shock at 121°C, and exhibits deformation of only 4% at 121°C. Read More

Lubricants, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Champion Racing Oils Now Available at LaSalle Racing Engines

September 8, 2016

Clinton, Mo - Champion Oil, a major player in development and manufacturing of racing and performance products, announced today that LaSalle Racing Engines headquartered in Breezewood, PA; now offers the complete line of Champion Motor Oils, Chemicals, Additives, Lubricants and Specialty Products. “It is extremely important for Champion to identify a regional retail racing performance... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polyurethane Fiber Sizings are suited for automotive applications.

September 6, 2016

Differing in reactivity level, Hydrosize® Link U470 and U480 fiber sizings are polyurethane dispersions designed for reinforced composites in automotive under-the-hood applications. These dispersions react directly with matrix resin to deliver optimized composite performance under extreme exposure to water, ethylene glycol, and high temperatures.
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Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

FRX Polymers' Nofia® Flame Retardants Obtain Accreditation from Oeko-Tex® Association

September 2, 2016

CHELMSFORD, Mass., August 29, 2016 - Several Nofia flame retardant grades from FRX Polymers Inc., the global leader in polymeric, halogen-free flame retardant solutions, have earned accreditation by the Oeko-Tex Association, an international association of independent research and testing institutes focused on enhancing both product safety and sustainable production in the textile industry. ... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Pure Amorphous Silica offers stable, all-natural alternative.

September 1, 2016

Offering all-natural alternative to synthetic products, StratoSil® is derived from rice hulls leftover from milling process. This sustainable, pure, amorphous silica is safe to handle and use and comes in two variants, StratoSil 100® and StratoSil 200®, respectively featuring 92% and 99.95% (dry) silica content. Both are produced to food grade specifications, are non-flammable and non-explosive, and do not exhibit any chemical reactivity. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Transportation Industry Products

General Dynamics NASCO to Build Container Ships for Matson

August 30, 2016

SAN DIEGO - General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today it has signed a contract with Matson Navigation Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), for the design and construction of two Kanaloa Class liquefied natural gas (LNG)-capable containerships with roll-on, roll-off capability. The 870-foot-long, 3,500... Read More

HVAC, Materials & Material Processing

Honeywell Receives Awards for Pioneering Environmentally Preferable Technologies

August 24, 2016

Honeywell Solstice® yf mobile air conditioning refrigerant and Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ provide alternatives for global transportation MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that two of its research teams were recognized with Heroes of Chemistry Awards for the development of environmentally preferable technologies. The awards from the American Chemical Society, the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

Ultra Heat-Resistant Fluon® ETFE for Wire and Cable Insulation Withstands Temperatures Up to 200 °C

August 24, 2016

EXTON, Pa. – AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. will feature Fluon® ETFE C88AXMP-HT at the 2016 IWCS show, booth #400. This ultra heat-resistant ETFE grade maintains performance characteristics at temperatures up to 200 °C and is an ideal material for industrial and automotive wire and cable insulation, as well as seat heating cables. At the show, Masahide Yodogawa, Sr. RD Manager of AGC’s... Read More

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

BOC Sciences Reorganized its Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

August 24, 2016

BOC Sciences has devoted a lot of effort in reorganizing its inhibitor products and make them an individual branch of the inhibitors they provide. Then 19th, August, the company officially announced that they began to provide immune checkpoint inhibitors from then on. With the potential of immune therapies getting more discovered, they are more widely tried for various diseases. From immune... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hydrotreating Catalysts support important refining processes.

August 23, 2016

Used to remove impurities and contaminants from petroleum and other refining feedstocks, Hydrotreating Catalysts produce cleaner-burning gasoline and diesel that meets global emissions regulations, including Euro-V, China-V, and in India, BS-VI – all of which specify sulfur content of less than 10 ppm in transportation fuels. Typical applications include hydrocracking and fluid catalytic cracking pre-treat, diesel and kerosene hydrotreating, and coker naphtha hydrotreating. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Medical-Grade Material minimizes wear, friction, abrasion.

August 23, 2016

By providing permanent, low-CoF surface properties, lubricious Quniton® material minimizes friction, wear, and abrasion in medical valves, plungers, caps, and seals. No micro-cracking or flaking occurs when subjected to stretching during installation. Use does not adversely impact any materials' bulk properties, and there is no impact on extractables or leachables. Offering thermal stability up to 500°F, material has biocompatibility USP Class VI and ISO 10993-5 certification. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) Achieve Material Designation in New U.S. Pharmacopeia Standard for Pharma Packaging

August 22, 2016

TOPAS Advanced Polymers is First Resin Maker to Meet Newly Revised USP 661.1 Standard for Plastic Materials of Construction FLORENCE, Ky., August 17, 2016 - In the latest revision of the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) standard for pharmaceutical packaging, cyclic olefins have been designated as a material category alongside other plastics such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyethylene... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

SUNBURST NO-BAC eliminates Canine Parvovirus, and other bacteria, fungi and mildew.

August 18, 2016

Ideal as a disinfectant for animal shelters and laboratories, Sunburst NO-BAC can neutralize viruses that cause diarrhea in dogs, infectious infertility in pigs and organ damage in mice. 1 ounce per 3.5 gallons of water can be used to sanitize food contact surfaces. NO-BAC is also a hospital-strength germicidal that cleans and deodorizes in one step. Used as a detergent along with other wetting agents, product can lift, emulsify and suspend soils. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

T.H.E.M. Supports Launch of Innovative Beer Concentrate in Snapsil® Single-serve Portion Pack

August 12, 2016

Marlton, NJ - Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), a leading provider of flexible packaging solutions, is providing contract packaging services for the introduction of a line of innovative craft beer concentrates from the Foxboro Brewing Company, Inc. (foxborobrewing.com). T.H.E.M.’s NJ-based facility provides contract manufacturing... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Dymax BlueWave® MX-150(TM) features a LED touchscreen interface and a high-intensity LED emitter.

August 12, 2016

Designed to offer curing flexibility, and consistency, BlueWave® MX-150™ can be used as a bench-top unit or integrated into automated systems such as robotic arms. Available in 365, 385, or 405 nm wavelengths, the intensity of the LED emitter is not affected by long or bent lightguides, as compared to traditional spot-curing systems. Featuring activation options such as a foot pedal, a LCD touch screen, or PLC interface, the embedded LED chip in the emitter facilitate consistent curing. Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Materials & Material Processing

DFNDR Armor Selects Honeywell Spectra® Material for New Military and Law Enforcement Body Armor

August 1, 2016

Honeywell's Spectra® fiber to be used exclusively for RD of next-generation body armor technology DFNDR Armor to use Spectra Shield to manufacture one of today's lightest, most high-protection lines of body armor plates MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 27, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that DFNDR Armor, a leading engineer of U.S.-made advanced body armor systems, is using... Read More