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Materials & Material Processing

Greener than Green Cleaning

June 27, 2016

CleanCore™ aqueous ozone makes cleaning easy, safe, and greener than green. The CleanCore system converts water and oxygen into a powerful cleaning agent that effectively eliminates soils, germs, mold, allergens, and bacteria without the use of toxic chemicals. CleanCore’s power comes from ozone, mechanically produced by the system. Use directly from the machine or pour into a... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Retail & Sales Equipment

Counterfeit Detecting Concentrates do not affect other properties.

June 27, 2016

With traces of anti-counterfeit marker or taggant, DeTek™ color concentrates enable plastics manufacturers to ensure product safety, supply chain integrity, and brand reputation without any effect on color quality or product performance. Color concentrates, used at standard letdown ratios in thermoplastics, promote brand identity via identifying marker. Taggants therein respond to special detection equipment but are difficult for fraudulent manufacturers to identify or copy. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Lubricated Compound replaces rubber in seals and gaskets.

June 23, 2016

Intended for use in seals for non-pressure water and drain pipe, Sarlink® 9156-02 thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomer provides lubricity for accelerated insertion of seals into fittings. Sealing force, retained over years, prolongs working lives of pipe seals, while stress relaxation, also maintained over years, optimizes sealing force. Processable on standard thermoplastic equipment, compound eliminates crosslinking associated with rubber and supports 2-component molding capability. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Prestigious Industry Award for Griplock Systems®

June 22, 2016

Griplock’s Solimar™ Powered Suspension System honored with Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award (PIA) Carpinteria, CA – Now in its sixth year, the Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award winners have all demonstrated great strides in advancing the technology well beyond the status of mere replacement products and Griplock® Systems’ Solimar™ Powered Suspension System is... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Linde Showcases Solutions for Injection Molders

June 20, 2016

Advanced gas technologies reduce cycle times BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference -- Linde LLC will highlight several of its key process solutions at the upcoming Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference. Hosted by Penn State Erie, the conference takes place at the Behrend College's Burke Center, June 22-23. Developed and patented... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Color Concentrates target medical device applications.

June 20, 2016

Available in 1, 5, and 10 lb quantities, MediBatch™ Color Concentrates are formulated using FDA 21CFR 73 Subpart D listed pigments and polymer carrier that is compatible with wide range of base resins, including nylons and polyurethanes. Single pound quantities can pigment up to 25 lb of natural polymer. Twelve standard concentrates, including green, red, yellow, blue, violet, black, and white, are available from stock. Custom colored concentrates are also available on made-to-order basis. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Epoxy Dispersion serves as sizing for fiber reinforcements.

June 20, 2016

In addition to PBT and thermoset composite manufacturing applications, Hydrosize EP876 Epoxy-Based Fiber Sizing can be used as binder in nonwoven applications. Water-based, formaldehyde-free dispersion is environmentally friendly and eliminates use of flammable solvents. Suitable for use with glass, carbon, and natural fibers, Hydrosize EP876 produces optimized strand integrity and chopping behavior. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Wego is a Global Supplier of Propylene Carbonate (PC)

June 8, 2016

Wego Chemical Group is a leading global supplier and distributor of organic compounds such as Propylene Carbonate. It can be found under CAS # 108-32-7 or EINECS # 203-572-1. Propylene Carbonate has the molecluar formula C4H6O3, and is commonly referred to by its acronym, PC. PC also has an abundance of alternative synonyms, including: (R,S)-4-Methyl-1,3-dioxolan-2-one, Cyclic Propylene... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Wego is a Global Supplier of Parachlorobenzotrifluoride (PCBTF)

June 8, 2016

Wego Chemical Group is a leading global supplier and distributor of low VOC organic compounds such as Parachlorobenzotrifluoride. It can be found under CAS # 98-56-6 or EINECS # 202-681-1, and has the molecluar formula C7H4ClF3. It is commonly referred to by its acronym, PCBTF, or alternatively by its less-known synonyms p-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, 4-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, or... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Low-Expansion Alloy comes in rod, plat, and sheet form.

June 8, 2016

Used in structural components, supports, and substrates requiring precision measurements, Super Invar 32-5, which consists of 32% Nickel, 5% Cobalt, and balance Iron, exhibits minimum thermal expansion at room temperature. This material can be supplied cut, slit, or center-less ground to end-user requirements and comes standard in such forms and sizes as rod from 0.500–3.50 in., sheet from 0.039–0.118 in., and plate from 0.500–2.50 in. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Nylon 6/12 Extrusion Compound withstands high temperatures.

June 8, 2016

Suits for automotive cable jackets, Chemlon® 890 HNT001 provides chemical resistance, withstands elevated service temperatures, and exhibits dimensional stability. Lubrication facilitates feeding into extruder, heat stabilization prevents embrittlement at high service temperatures, and stress corrosion resistance meets requirements regarding exposure to aggressive chemicals or mechanical stresses. Compound received General Motors and Chrysler approvals for heat stabilized nylon 6/12. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Ultra-pure HCDS suits high tech industrial applications.

June 2, 2016

Consisting of inorganic compound that is a byproduct of polysilicon manufacturing, Hexachlorodisilane is necessary for development of electronic devices, fiber optics, and solar cells. Chemical and physical properties of Ultrapure HCDS optimize electrical conductivity, lower temperature requirements, and promote growth of crystalline structures at nanoscale. Product is used for high tech industrial applications that require intricate chemical interactions and advanced purification methods. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Black Oxide Finish protects machine tool components.

May 26, 2016

Utilizing oxidation process using milder chemicals at lower temperature, TRU TEMP® 0.54 micron thick, satin black magnetite coating adds protection to such components as gears, sprockets, and couplings without causing any functional change. This non-polluting black oxide system, which withstands up to 100 hr of neutral salt spray (ASTM B 117) or several hundred hours of humidity (ASTM D 1748), has 25 min processing time and no EPA regulated metal content. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Liquid Antimicrobial Agents enhance product protection.

May 25, 2016

As inorganic silver-based formulations that disperse readily in polymer, +Clean™ additives prevent discoloration, odors, and product degradation caused by the growth of bacteria, mold, and yeast. Liquid additive +Clean AM-139 is intended for use with polyethylene or polypropylene at 0.2%–0.4% letdowns, while liquid additive +Clean AM-150 is intended for use with engineering resins at 0.3%–0.5% letdowns. Products are optimized for color retention in indoor and outdoor environments. Read More

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

Personal Aerosol Monitor helps minimize worker exposure.

May 25, 2016

Suitable for variety of workplace environments, SidePak™ AM520 provides real-time aerosol mass concentration readings of dust, fumes, mist, smoke, and fog within worker breathing zone. Intrinsically safe, light scattering laser photometer also enables real-time exposure monitoring for diesel particulate matter. Operating continuously for 20+ hours using Li-Ion battery, instrument offers access to multiple mass size fractions, instant data reporting, and user-adjustable audible/visual alarms. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

FKM Seals Best for Harsh Environments

May 24, 2016

ROCHESTER, NY — Fluorocarbon elastomers (FKMs) provide significantly more effective sealing protection in extreme environments than nearly any other material, with excellent resistance to temperature, chemicals, fuels, ozone and weather.  Web Seal offers engineered gaskets, O-rings and molded shapes from a wide range of fluorocarbon materials such as DuPont’s™ Viton®, and an array of... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Color Concentrates add impact strength to polyolefin sheet.

May 24, 2016

Featuring impact-enhancing modifier, TekTuff™ Concentrates enable processors of polyolefin sheet to increase product toughness or reduce gauge without sacrificing strength. Broad range of polypropylene and high-density polyethylene sheet products could benefit from such impact-modified TekTuff color concentrates, including containers and lids, credit cards, toilet seat covers, truck bed liners, and industrial process tanks. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Heavy-Duty Milling Cutter aids large component machining.

May 23, 2016

Primarily intended for milling and boring machines, Walter BLAXX M3016 is compatible with ISO material groups P, M, and K and suited for such difficult applications as machining frames made from cast iron for large molds or housings for wind energy rotor hubs. Carbide axial stop and use of 4 grades of Tiger™·tec® Silver cutting tool material help optimize tool life and process reliability. Cutter is available with approach angle of 60° for 4.9–12.4 in. diameter range. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Light Booth helps evaluate color critical applications.

May 20, 2016

Offering effective way to judge color anywhere color quality needs to be evaluated, Judge QC Light Booth helps optimize quality control operations. Product offers variety of lighting conditions, enabling users to determine how color will look in factory, as well as outside, in fluorescent-lit store, or in home environment. Lamp service indicator shows how functional lamps are, while multiple options for lamp replacement help ensure maximum up-time. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Backup (Anti-Extrusion) Ring Compounds serve oil & gas industries.

May 20, 2016

Ultra Performance Structural Compounds allow backup rings to perform beyond conventional high-pressure/-temperature downhole conditions, while PEEK RTP 2200 and PPS RTP 1300 compounds offer mechanical properties suitable for conventional well conditions. Compounds formulated to reduce spring associated with backup rings can be machined from injection molded stock shapes, and Controlled Geometry Pellet products are available for those using compression molded shapes to produce backup rings. Read More