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Materials & Material Processing

A. Schulman Application Design for Ford Motor Company Brazil Nominated for 2016 Society of Plastics Engineers' Award

October 26, 2016

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2016 - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) today announced that the all-composite body panels it designed for the Ford Motor Company Brazil was nominated for the 2016 Automotive Parts and Components award from the Society of Plastics Engineers ("SPE"). Ford utilizes this design application in its Troller T4 sports utility vehicle. "We are honored to play a part in the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Toray to Exhibit at CAMX 2016 and Showcase its Advanced Carbon Fiber and Engineered Products

October 14, 2016

TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 19, 2016 - Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc. and Toray Composites (America), Inc. will be exhibiting at CAMX in Anaheim, California September 27-29 in booth T84 to promote their latest innovations in Carbon Fiber and Composite Material. Toray's TORAYCA® brand carbon fibers are globally recognized for their outstanding performance, quality and processing consistency,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment

ArmorSource Selects Honeywell Spectra Shield® For Helmets Used By U.S. And International Militaries

October 6, 2016

Spectra Shield® is ideal material to meet new requirements for combat helmets MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that ArmorSource LLC, a leading provider of advanced ballistic head protection products, is using Honeywell Spectra Shield® ballistic composite materials to create helmets that meet and exceed the latest military requirements in the U.S. and around the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment

KDH Defense Systems Chooses Honeywell Materials For Products Designed For U.S. Military Protection System

October 6, 2016

Spectra Shield® and Gold Shield® help military achieve goals for reducing soldiers' body armor weight MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that KDH Defense Systems will use Spectra Shield® and Gold Shield® ballistic composite materials to create new soft armor vest systems as part of the U.S. Army's next-generation Soldier Protection System (SPS).... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Sherwin-Williams Announces Water & Wastewater Impact Award Winners

September 29, 2016

Short Elliott Hendrickson; Champion Coatings; Wapasha Construction; and the city of Austin, Minnesota, take top spot in inaugural program honoring project excellence using Sherwin-Williams Protective Marine Coatings CLEVELAND, OHIO – Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®), Champion Coatings, and Wapasha Construction took top honors in the inaugural Sherwin-Williams Impact Award program for... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and 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

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... 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... Read More

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

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... 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 the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and 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 16,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

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, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

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.... Read More

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

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

Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

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 is a... 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, successfully... Read More