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Materials & Material Processing

FRX Polymers Inc. and Shengyi Technology Co. Develop New Low Dielectric Loss Copper Clad Laminate Formulation for Printed Circuit Boards

May 13, 2016

CHELMSFORD, Mass. – FRX Polymers, Inc. (FRX), the global leader in polymeric halogen-free flame retardant solutions, and China’s Shengyi Technology Company, have jointly developed a new copper clad laminate (CCL) product with greatly improved dielectric properties compared to current commercial halogen-free systems in the market today. The new CCL, based on FRX Polymers’ Nofia FR... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Saint-Gobain to Participate in Upcoming SVC TechCon 2016 in Indianapolis

May 9, 2016

Amherst, NY – Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials, Boron Nitride will be exhibiting at next week's 59th Annual Technical Conference -- SVC TechCon 2016 in Indianapolis.  The event is sponsored by the Society of Vacuum Coaters, the global source for learning, applying and advancing vacuum coating, surface engineering and related technologies. Saint-Gobain Boron Nitride produces a full... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Calix Ceramic Solutions Now Offering Boron Carbide Composite Materials

March 28, 2016

Calix Ceramic Solutions is now offering a Boron Carbide Composite Material ideal for severe wear and abrasive applications. The material is a composite of boron carbide and silicon carbide which leads to an increase in strength and hardness as compared to other composite materials. This composite material's high hardness and fine grain size makes the material ideal for components subjected... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Cleaning Products & Equipment, HVAC, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Coated Hydraulic Fracturing Sand suppresses dangerous dust.

March 28, 2016

Added to hydraulic fracturing operations' dust management systems, UNIFRAC® DUSTSHIELD™ minimizes airborne particles generated during proppant conveyance, mixing, and pumping. This non-toxic suppression system reduces overall job/well-site exposure to respirable silica dust by up to >99%. This dust suppression technology is exclusively coated on UNIFRAC northern white sand; proppant is fully compatible with hydraulic fracturing fluids. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

MCM Panel Manufacturers And MCM Panel Fabricators... The Difference

March 16, 2016

How do I specify Metal Composite Material (MCM) manufacturers vs. fabricators? This is probably one of the most confused topics in the ACM/MCM industry, so I hope that this short post will help clarify the difference between the Manufacturer and Fabricator of Metal Composite Material (also known as Aluminum Composite Material or ACM). MCM consists of two skins of metal sandwiching a core... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

The Rise of Aluminum Composite

January 26, 2016

In 1969, Alusingen and BASF invented Aluminum Composite Material or ACM. Their invention produced beneficial results, and soon came into the view of Alusuisse, which was quick to nab it. At that time, Alusingen had patented the process to create Aluminum Composite Material. The patent prevented any other company to create aluminum composite materials for 20 years, from 1971 to 1991. When... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

IQMS Wins 2015 Golden Bridge Award

January 7, 2016

IQMS recognized as Gold winner for Best Deployments and Case Studies for Manufacturing Solutions, plus three additional awards PASO ROBLES, CALIF. – IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) authority, today announced that has won four 2015 Golden Bridge Awards. IQMS was recognized at the Golden Bridge Awards dinner held in San Francisco on November... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Liquid Gap Filler delivers 3.5 W/m-K thermal conductivity.

December 3, 2015

To ensure reliable thermal interface for heat management, GAP FILLER 3500LV can fill tiny gaps and voids and offers zero shrinkage. This 2-part material, suited for use in applications that require optics to remain free of lens fogging, addresses thermal requirements of next-generation product designs, produces minimal outgassing, and cures at room temperature. Accelerated curing can be achieved with additional heat. Once cured, soft material also provides protection from shock and vibration.<br /> Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

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, Test & Measuring Instruments

AnalySwift Launches Purdue Software to Speed Modeling of Composite Materials, Structures

September 2, 2015

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and NORTH LOGAN, Utah – Manufacturers and engineering firms in the advanced composites sector can now use new software developed at Purdue University to reduce the design cycle of materials and structures, and analyze models too complex for existing methods. AnalySwift LLC, a commercial software provider, has launched SwiftComp, technology that provides efficient,... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Gresser Companies Becomes Licensee for Primekss Rabine's PrimeComposite Steel Fiber-reinforced High-tech, Cut-free Flooring System

July 27, 2015

Innovative composite floor is jointless, stronger and thinner than traditional concrete slabs SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Gresser Companies, a full-service concrete and masonry contractor, signed a license agreement with Rabine Group/Primekss (pronounced Prime x) of Chicago to provide PrimeComposite, a jointless, steel fiber-reinforced, composite flooring system. The company is currently licensed to... 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

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

AXION Builds STRUXURE® Boardwalk in Canada

January 28, 2015

New Commercial Boardwalk System Used In Rehabilitation Project Built In Environmentally Sensitive Area in Canada ZANESVILLE, Ohio – AXION International Holdings, Inc. (AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and polymer composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, announced today that its STRUXURE® Commercial Boardwalk products were... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Indium Corporation Features Heat-Spring® for LED Manufacturing at Strategies in Light

January 12, 2015

Indium Corporation will feature Heat-Spring®, a compressible, recyclable, metal thermal interface material, at Strategies in Light, Feb. 24-26 in Las Vegas, Nev. The use of high-power LEDs is growing exponentially due to light quality, energy efficiency, and reliability. These attributes are directly related to design and assembly methods and materials. Indium Corporation’s Heat-Spring... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

TenCate Composite Materials Replace Titanium for Orion Space Capsule Heatshield and Backshell Structure

December 9, 2014

TenCate composite materials replace titanium for Orion space capsule heatshield and backshell structure TenCate Advanced Composites North America, a leading global composite materials company for space and aerospace applications, has developed and provided heat resistant composites for the heat shield and backshell structure of the Lockheed Martin Orion multi-purpose crew vehicle,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Composite Materials create functional prototypes.

December 2, 2014

Available for ProJet® 5500X composite 3D printer, VisiJet® Functional Elastomers give users versatility to create models, functional prototypes, and end-use parts with multiple material printing. Flexible materials, available in black and translucent, offer Shore A value starting at 30 and rise in increments of 10. Combining materials with VisiJet ABS-like white or VisiJet polycarbonate-like clear materials, ProJet 5500X can create up to 14 unique materials in single print. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Electrically Conductive Silicone targets printed electronics.

November 20, 2014

Designed with less than .003 &Omega;/cm resistance, EXP-06335 is printable via screen, flexo, or slot die. Heat cure, one part material is packaged in any size container and has stable shelf life of 6 months at room temperature. Flexible and electrically conductive, product adheres to most common circuit board materials, PU, silicone, and metal substrates. It does not require use of primers, buffers, conformal coatings, or silicone gels. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Palmer Manufacturing & Supply, Announces Tripper Car Installation at Caterpillar

October 30, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, OH – Palmer Manufacturing Supply, Inc., announced recently, installation of an innovative mold handling system for sand reclamation in Caterpillar's Mapleton, Illinois facility. Details of this sand reclamation system that provides enormous flexibility in terms of handling heavy molds and different mold sizes: •   Size: 18,000 lb Molds •   Rate: Every 72 seconds ... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Historic Ohio Bridge Gets Robust, Low Maintenance Replacement with Fiberspan Decking

October 15, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio – During the Roaring Twenties, Sandy Beach Bridge connected the two sides of the Sandy Beach Amusement Park supporting heavy pedestrian traffic. The Indian Lake, Ohio pedestrian bridge, once part of Ohio’s Million Dollar Playground, fell into disrepair along with the park in the 1960s. The property was purchased in 1981 for development, but the cost required to restore the... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Non-Industrial Products, Green & Clean

AXION Builds STRUXURE® Wetlands Walkway with Centerville-Washington, Ohio Park District

October 9, 2014

New Commercial Boardwalk System Built in Western Ohio ZANESVILLE, Ohio – AXION International Holdings, Inc. (AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and polymer composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, announced today that its STRUXURE® Commercial Boardwalk products were used by the Centerville-Washington Park District to recently... Read More