Raw Materials & Process Chemicals

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Metal Process Cleaner offers rapid drying.

November 20, 2015

Delivering consistent, imperceptible film, QUAKERCLEAN® 680 VDA cleans and protects ferrous and non-ferrous surfaces from corrosion in single processing step. Cleaner minimizes foam under reasonable soil load conditions and offers good oil splitting characteristics that extend bath life. Product is free of strong acids, strong alkalis, nonylphenol ethoxylates, solvents, ozone depleting compounds, silicates, phosphates, and chelating agents. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean

Solvents offer drop-in replacement for Trichloroethylene.

November 18, 2015

Consisting of stabilized n-propyl bromide solvent with KB value of 130, EnSolv can be used in existing vapor degreasing equipment with only minor alterations to programs and temperature settings. Non-flammable product offers mid-range temperature operation, low global warming potential, and biodegrades readily in environment. Available as replacement for HCFC-225, EnSolv NEXT high-trans, fluorinated solvents feature KB value of 91, zero ozone depletion potential, and low global warming potential. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Low Profile Desiccant targets pharmaceutical packaging.

November 3, 2015

Featuring thin, low-profile design, PolySorb® Desiccant Card manages moisture in pharmaceutical products where space is limited, including packaging of in-vitro diagnostic device kits, transdermal pharmaceutical delivery systems, and foil pouches. Product is dust-free and can be dispensed on automated packaging lines using standard friction feeders. Available in custom sizes and shapes, card is fully supported by Type III Drug Master File. Stock sizes include 0.5 g and 1.0 g equivalent cards. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Acrylic Binder improves hardness in low-VOC architectural paints.

October 30, 2015

RHOPLEX™ 800h features controlled polymer morphology technology, which employs hard, soft, and functional monomers in waterborne acrylic binder to help improve hardness and block resistance in high-gloss, deep-tone, low-VOC architectural paints. Binder helps create ultra-low-VOC, deep-colored paints that exhibit increased tack, scrape, and print resistance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Low-VOC Vinyl Acrylic Binder promotes shear stability in paints.

October 30, 2015

Available for flat to semi-gloss interior paints, ROVACE™ 10 Emulsion is APEO- and solvent-free and 55% solids. Manufacturing flexibility lets formulators combine technology into paints with varied pigment volume concentrations, while processing properties facilitate pumping/handling. For paint contractors, emulsion offers effective spray application and touch-up. Color acceptance aids matching to color chips and maintaining uniform color appearance under varying conditions. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean

Cleaner/Degreaser improves workplace health and safety.

October 28, 2015

Optimized for cleaning and degreasing aluminum in automated and ultrasonic parts washers, ALUSTAR 100 has built in foam and corrosion inhibitor packages and leaves low-residue finish. This mild alkaline cleaner is formulated with Low Energy Surfactant (LES) technology, which efficiently enables cleaning and degreasing in hot parts washers at lower temperatures to help conserve energy. Formulated for sensitive materials, VOC-free product can be used on aluminum and other non-ferrous alloys. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fluon ETFE Compounds enhance part and component performance.

October 15, 2015

Fluon® ETFE compounds, reinforced with conductive, strengthening, and reinforcing fillers, extend fluoropolymer properties of chemical resistance, durability, and lubricity. Reinforced Fluon ETFE compound improves temperature and chemical resistance for cables in continuous insertion/extraction operations. Product also dissipates electrical charges to optimize flexibility and reduce cracking. In critical seals, higher temperature-modified compound helps maintain proper compression resistance. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Certified Reference Material contains all major PAH interferences.

October 15, 2015

PAH interferences standard, composed of 5 components, is formulated to contain all major PAH interferences for priority PAHs. Using this certified reference material (CRM), analysts can accelerate confirmation of presence of common interferences by retention time comparisons. Product meets ISO quality requirements, making it suitable for quantitative use as calibration or fortification standard; offer broad solvent miscibility; and is HPLC compatible. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Catalyst optimizes polyurethane foam performance.

October 8, 2015

Designed for use in rigid polyurethane foams, Polycat™ 204 helps producers maximize foam performance and achieve up to 6–8 months of system stability when incorporating Next Generation Hydrofluoroolefin Blowing Agents, such as Honeywell's Solstice LBA. Non-emissive additive will help industry adopt HFO blowing agents with reduced global warming potential, while also minimizing VOC emissions. Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Materials & Material Processing

Resin-Coated Proppant increases production of oil and gas wells.

October 6, 2015

With optimized conductivity and strength, InnoProp® Python RCS (Resin Coated Sand) prevents proppant flowback to well-bore. Use of U.S. Silica White® sand promotes quality and consistency, and product does not sacrifice quality for performance. Available in all mesh sizes utilized in frac designs, this proppant is recommended in all formations with net closure stresses up to 10,000 psi. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Compounds provide chemical resistance.

October 6, 2015

Specially formulated to maintain strength, functionality, and integrity, even with repeated exposure to hospital cleaners, RTP 2000 HC Series can help solve cracking issues in existing devices and open new possibilities for design of hospital equipment and plastic housings that require frequent disinfection. Applications include mobile sonar and X-ray machines, enteral feeding devices, drug pumps, and blood filtration equipment. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Metal Degreasing Products have ASTM conforming formula.

October 5, 2015

ASTM conforming metal-degreasing products TRIKLONE™ and PERKLONE™ are aerospace approved, 99.99 % pure, and REACH registered. Along with minimally stabilized TRIKLONE, grades include highly stabilized TRIKLONE N and extra-stabilized, ASTM-conforming TRIKLONE LE. PERKLONE products include ASTM-conforming and extra stabilized PERKLONE MD grade as well as PERKLONE EXT catalyst/isomerization grade. AAV (Acid Acceptance Value) test kit is also available. Read More

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

On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generator is reliable and safe.

October 5, 2015

Available as component-based or skid-based packaged systems, ClorTec® on-site sodium hypochlorite production systems generate 0.8% sodium hypochlorite disinfection solution using salt, water, and electricity. Simplified instrumentation and rack design facilitate operation and maintenance, and each cell is vented for safe, efficient operation. Available capacities range from 2–3,000+ lb/day, and design reduces production of disinfection byproducts. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Automotive Grade Elastomers help improve fuel economy.

October 1, 2015

DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) products help auto industry lower emissions and improve fuel economy to meet global regulations. Able to perform at temperatures up to 190°C, DuPont™ Vamac® VMX5000 AEM pre-compounds can be used in seals and gaskets, air management systems, and high-temperature coolant hose covers. DuPont™ Vamac® VMX2122 AEM dipolymer, which can have injection molding cycle time <2 min, exhibit favorable compression set values without post-cure process. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Thermal Compound supports form-in-place gap filling.

September 30, 2015

Capable of filling large gaps around fragile circuit board solder points without causing damage or loss in performance, 5.0 W/m°K SARCON® SPG-50A facilitates efficient transfer of heat from any board-level source to nearby heat sink or heat spreader. Silicon based material provides optimized vibration absorption capabilities and maintains all initial properties across wide temperature range of -40 to +150°C. Compound is available in tubes or syringes. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Color Palettes produce random flow of color effects.

September 28, 2015

By infusing color at random into injection-molded PP parts, FusionFx ensures that finished products are consistent, but never look exactly alike. Carnival combines brightly colored confetti with use of explosive accents, while Cork imbues products with look of natural wood elements. Camouflage provides nature-mimicking effects, and GeoClassics uses look of granite, concrete, and quartz to give lightweight plastic products visual weight of stone. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Lubricants, Green & Clean

Diesel Fuel Supplement helps maximize power.

September 22, 2015

Available in winter and summer versions, Full Torque™ Diesel Fuel Improver helps long haul diesel engine operators conserve fuel, protect equipment, and keep trucks on road despite harsh conditions. Cetane-boosted, detergent-containing formulation increases fuel’s cetane number up to 3 numbers, resulting in accelerated ignition time, more power, and minimized smoke at startup. Winter version is especially useful in extreme cold weather, aiding in prevention of fuel gelling and ice formation. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Sealant Films are designed for laminating non-retort pouches.

September 21, 2015

Available for CPGs and converters, TreaTear® LT Series includes linear-tear, polypropylene sealant films intended for non-retort pouch lamination. Design delivers precise, machine-direction, linear tear without laser scoring, perforations, or registration. Available as thin as 30 microns, films offer flexibility with overall lamination design. Product is compatible with most zipper stocks, is FDA- and CONEG-compliant, and comes in clear, white, and custom colors. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

HVOF Masking Compound handles complex and difficult jobs.

September 18, 2015

Providing protection from HVOF and plasma spray, BlueShield can be shaped and molded to cover odd-shaped areas as well as close off and protect areas which should not be treated. Single-step application process involves masked part undergoing 25 min curing cycle at 250°F. Resulting shield, ready for coating, is resistant to abrasion, similar to hard rubber, and can be peeled away at completion. Shelf life is 6 months at 72°F in sealed container and over one year in refrigerated room. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Mold Release Agents target metal and ceramic parts.

September 17, 2015

When applied to mold or forming surface, Michem® Release Agents 4002 and 4003 provide easy release of manufactured part with defect-free performance. Water-based solutions, suitable for both manual and automated environments, will not interfere with bonding of composite to metal back plate. Michem Release Agent 4002 is intended for small applications such as automobile brake shoes, pads, and disks, while Michem Release Agent 4003 is suitable for larger, heavy-duty brake component manufacturing. Read More