Manufacturing

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Pigmented Plastic fuses color into injection molded products.

January 19, 2015

Used for decorating PE and PP plastic products, Polyfuze is composed of pigmented plastic that withstands all wear testing and is 100% permanent. Multi-colored technology can be applied using traditional hot stamp machinery and fuses or welds into PE/PP plastic product as permanent part of product itself. Able to be recycled with PE/PP plastic products, polymer-based graphics solution can be manufactured to comply with FDA, ASTM, CPSIA, RoHS, and REACH requirements. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Services

Custom Capstocks meet diverse color and weathering needs.

January 12, 2015

Using polymer alloy technology, Custom-Formulated Capstocks impart weather resistant performance in outdoor building products such as fences and decking. Coextruded surface compounds meet requirements for rigid PVC and polyolefins, while providing colors from basic outdoor white to assortment of very dark colors. Products are available that yield variegated surface, with toners that provide rich natural undertone and streakers that impart realistic wood-grain effect. Read More

Services

Online Service optimizes laser cutting.

December 29, 2014

Creating optimal cutting plans for accurate laser cutting, ByOptimizer is based on Cluster technology by Tomologic, which groups part geometries on sheet so tightly that no raw material is wasted on gaps between parts. Software can call on database of over 300 process parameters that take into account geometry of parts to be cut, raw material type, thickness, and laser power. Comprehensive information is available for generating not only efficient but also safe cutting cycles. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Two-Shot Molding Elastomers offer alternative to silicone gaskets.

December 18, 2014

Impact-resistant, 2-shot STK thermoplastic elastomers, available in hardnesses from 40 Shore A to 90 Shore A, can be overmolded, twin shot molded, or coextruded in one operation. Properties and design negate need to use silicone gaskets or insert them into housings, while rubbery material improves housing and gasket aspects. Resistant to household cleaning products, elastomers overmold onto diverse substrates: PC, ABS, PC/ABS, acrylic, PBT, PS, PP, PE, copolyester, and polyamides. Read More

Software, Services

3D Printing Software and Service target medical industry.

December 10, 2014

Incorporating Mimics® Innovation Suite software, 3D Printing services for anatomical models, training, and consultation, Materialise Hospital Solution will assist with making 3D Printing in hospitals safe and accessible, and enable clinicians to address unique needs of each patient. Software and models can be used to explain patient's condition to families, assist in diagnosing complex pathologies, enable review of plan with surgical team, and support testing of procedure before going to bedside. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Services

Coating Service utilizes Zinc Phosphate and Bonderlube.

November 17, 2014

Providing fully automated basket or barrel processing, Zinc Phosphate and Bonderlube line achieves tight industry standards for CR, HR, and AL substrates. Line features 6,000 lb rated hoists and processing tank parameters of 68 x 60 x 56 in. Additionally, line has capabilities of acid station if needed, along with option for part to be dried or dipped in rust preventative oil, depending on customer requirements. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Services

Interventional Catheter Assemblies offer fine wire terminations.

November 5, 2014

Custom, micro-miniature interventional catheter assemblies, featuring fine wire, direct-to-board terminations down to 0.175 mm pitch, enable medical device companies seeking less invasive and more stable solutions to reduce size of their catheterization products. Manufacturing process includes performance-related control over VP90™ ePTFE dielectric and micro-coaxial cable extrusion up to 52 AWG. Manufacturing covers everything from conceptual design through production. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Benchtop CNC Router helps automate production.

October 28, 2014

Suited for sign making and engraving, BT1212 features heavy-duty construction with precision ball screws on all 3 axes; 800 W (1 hp) Kress variable-speed, 8,000–24,000 rpm spindle; and 11.8 x 11.8 x 4.0 in. process area. Unit is powered by brushless micro stepper motor control system and operated via handheld controller. Compatible with G and M codes, machine comes with aluminum t-slot table and will route and engrave wood, plastic, foam, and light metals. Read More