Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Green & Clean

Nano-C Receives EPA Approvals for Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes

July 24, 2015

WESTWOOD, Mass., – Nano-C, Inc. received clearance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to manufacture and sell Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNT) for a wide range of applications. Nano-C worked extensively with the EPA through the TSCA Premanufacture Notice ("PMN") process to develop effective environmental, health and safety protocols for the production and use of... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Services

Tesla Nanocoatings Increasing Use of SouthWest NanoTechnologies Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) for Its Infrastructure Coatings and Paints

November 26, 2014

High Quality SMW™ Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes Incorporated into Teslan®-brand coatings used by Transportation, Oil and Gas Companies. NORMAN, OK, CANTON, OH – Tesla Nanocoatings is expanding production of its Teslan® brand of nanocoatings, a highly effective corrosion-resistant coating for structural steel, produced with SMW™ Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes developed... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Squeeze Tube Packaging can be supplied via high-speed operation.

July 23, 2014

Ranging in size from .75–5.5 fl oz, squeeze tube packaging is available to accommodate need for private label packaging for silicones, latex, and an anti-oxidant grease compound that serves electrical industry. Machine fills metal, plastic, and plastic laminate squeeze tubes with precision at speeds up to 45 tubes/min. As packaging alternative to caulk tube cartridges, cups, and bottles, squeeze tubes let user apply caulk or sealant without caulk gun. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Sandvik Sets the Standard with Project Win for Nanjing, China

July 8, 2014

Sandvik Materials Technology has been awarded the contract to supply specialist heat exchanger tubes to a prestigious chemical green field project in Nanjing, China. More than 400 tonnes of duplex tubes, including both straight and U-bend, are to be supplied and installed at a world-scale Propylene Oxide (PO) production plant with the first quantities being delivered in October 2014 and... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Speed Shear Spacer Protects Turbomachinery Drives During Major Torque Overloads

December 9, 2013

FLORENCE, KY — The Kop-Flex high-speed shear spacer coupling uses a patented double-tube design, precision machining and bearings, and special metal treatments to help provide predictable shear during torque overloads on turbo drivetrains, allowing safe coast down of systems turning at up to 20,000 rpm. Developed to protect gas-turbine-powered generator drives during electrical faults, the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Paints & Coatings

Nantero Announces Qualification of New Brewer Science Cntrene® Material

September 30, 2013

Ready for NRAM® Manufacturing WOBURN, Mass. – Nantero, Inc., the nanotechnology company pioneering the use of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in the development of next-generation semiconductor devices, today announced that it has qualified Brewer Science's new CNTRENE® 1020 series CNT material for use in NRAM® manufacturing.  Brewer Science is working with NRAM licensees in production CMOS... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Packaging Equipment

Recloseable Tube accommodates multi-use products.

May 8, 2012

Designed for liquids, creams, and ointments that require multiple applications, Tear n' Tuck easy-open tear-top tube has fold-and-tuck precision application tip that allows tight resealing after initial product dispensation. Tube is offered in various tip designs, orifice dimensions, package sizes, and fills. Package can be customized to accommodate any need, from measured doses to product flow, and can be hot stamped or produced using pre-printed material. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Ceramic Tubes

February 10, 2012

Ortech Inc. carries a full line of ceramic tubes in the following ceramic material.<4444>Mullite: 3Al2O3o2SiO2, Alumina 99.8%: 99.8% Dense Alumina (Al2O3), Alumina 99.5%: 99.5% Dense Alumina (Al2O3), Alumina 96%: 96.0% Dense Alumina (Al2O3), TTZ: Magnesia partially stabilized Zirconia (ZrO2), YTZP:Yttria partially stabilized Zirconia (ZrO2), ZDY: Yttria fully stabilized Zirconia (ZrO2) along... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Services, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Breathing Added Life into Failing Heat Exchangers

April 29, 2010

AEP Tanner's Creek power station found that using the latest technological advancements can add years to heat exchanger units. By more accurately and quickly replacing tubes, costs are slashed and service is life extended.<4444>When heat exchanger tubes - sometimes numbering a thousand or more per unit - begin to crack or wear, the effects can lead to a cascade of subsequent failures in... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

FDA Compliant Tubing is suited for medical applications.

October 5, 2007

Texflour(TM) Fluoropolymer Medical Tubing is available in single and multi-lumen tubes and as heat shrinkable tubing in sizes ranging as small as .004 in. ID up to 1 in. Offered in Texflour(TM) PTFE, FEP, PFA, ETFE, and PEEK(TM), FDA and USP Class VI compliant tubing features non-stick surface and is chemically inert and non-leaching. Tubing can be customized to meet specific application requirements. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Safety & Security Equipment

Rubber Connectors are suited for use in milling industry.

September 27, 2007

Made from FDA-approved materials in any size and any shape, Rubber Flex Connectors provide connection between discharge chute from screen and pneumatic blow lines in mills. They replace fabric connectors used in milling industry, minimizing maintenance concerns, and provide alternate approach to rubber sleeves, socks, boots, or tubes. Constructed with smooth interior surface, products are offered with wall thicknesses from 1/32-2 in. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Self-Tooling Tube caulks fine or flat bead.

July 12, 2007

Eliminating need for cutting, molding, or removal of excess material, Self-Tooling Tube contains triangle-shaped device that acts as guide for bead. End of tube can be laid right into groove and bead can be directly and accurately applied, with little or no further work on bead once it is finished. Suited for acrylic latex and other latex caulks, tube is also self-burping, which allows contents to be packed so there are no air pockets to interfere with extruding caulk. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Plastic Concrete Form Tubes are reusable.

September 11, 2006

Made of 100% recyclable plastic, Geotubes plastic concrete form tubes are reusable for up to 100 castings. Rigid form tubes are available in variety of diameters, stackable to different lengths, and can be stored outdoors. Tubes can be used for various applications in construction industry, including pouring concrete bases at bottom of light poles. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Flow Tube is designed for sanitary CIP and SIP applications.

May 23, 2006

Model 600-9 SAN provides unobstructed straight through flow path for liquids or gases. Meter accuracy is ±.5% FS or 2.0% of reading, whichever is better, and flow range is 100:1 typ with option for 1,000:1 or greater available. Made of 316L stainless steel materials, product is available in ¼-12 in. sizes. Typical application is for food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Chemical Dip Tubes control fumes and eliminate spills.

November 21, 2005

Utilizing dip-tube integrated with quick-disconnect coupling system, DrumQuik® Series allows safe removal of aggressive chemical media from IBCs, drums, and other rigid containers. Units ensure reliable connection of liquid lines and spill/fume-free extraction of chemicals. Natural, virgin PTFE, polypropylene, and polyethylene options assure chemical compatibility and purity. Mechanical keying and IdentiQuik(TM) RFID options prevent misconnections and track chemical inventory. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Packaging Equipment

Plastic Tubes target cosmetic/personal care market.

August 23, 2005

Available in wide range of diameters, lengths, and orifices, Polyethylene Plastic Tubes are suited for topical skincare, hair care, personal care, spa, and medicinal/healthcare products. Matching dispensing caps are offered in snip-tip, flip-top, disc-top, stand-up, and child-resistant models. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Single-Use Plastic Tubes feature metallic pigmentation.

January 12, 2005

Available in sizes from 2-30 ml, opaque PrismaMetallic Tubes feature printed, see-through design that allows product they contain to become integral and visible part of package. Satin-gloss look is available in virtually any color. Both tip and butt of tubes can be custom-shaped. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Copper Tubing is offered in exact straight lengths.

December 1, 2004

Exact Straight Length (ESL) Copper Tube is delivered to HVAC/R OEMs, mechanically straightened and cut to precise and specific lengths for production of heat exchangers, chillers, and heaters. Lengths run from 10 in. to 25 ft. with 3/16-1 in. OD. Tube is available in tempers of H58 drawn, H80 hard drawn, 050 light anneal, and 060 soft anneal that meet ASTM specifications B68 and B75. ESL is available as light anneal rotary straightened tubes in ¼-1 in. OD. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Miniature Tubes/Rods target medical applications.

October 19, 2004

Available in stainless steel, titanium, Inconel and other exotic metals, Custom Rod and Tube components are offered in diameters from .032-1.250 in. and lengths from .032 in. to 12 ft. Solid tubular part end features include bending and contouring, threads, forms, grooves, and cross holes. Parts can be laser etched for part traceability. They are suited for minimally invasive surgical devices used in coronary, vascular, and orthopedic surgery. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Copper Tubes deliver medical-spec cleanliness.

August 13, 2004

OXYMED Tubes are cleaned and capped to prevent contamination of critical medical gas delivery and vacuum systems. Type K and L tubes meet allowable residue limits of 0.0035 g/sq ft of interior tube surface area, and are fitted with plastic caps after cleaning to maintain clean interior surface. Both are corrosion resistant and meet ASTM B819 specfications. Read More