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Shelf-Ready Modeling Service replicates clear packages.

May 22, 2015

Providing brand owners with wide variety of water-clear or tinted plastic container prototypes, Shelf-Ready Modeling capability gives marketers ability to evaluate package concepts in form that closely approximates production versions. Appearance package models can be filled and labeled with closures applied to create containers that can be used for shelf simulation, aesthetics, and physical impression, as well as for consumer focus groups. Read More

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Silicone Injection Molding produces prototypes, low-volume parts.

May 20, 2015

Enabled via acquisition of injection molding presses suited for small-, medium-, and micro-sized parts, liquid silicone injection molding services are available for prototype and low-volume production purposes. Capabilities cover manufacturing of complex injection mold tools within 15–25 business days. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Services

Color Graphics permanently decorate structural foam.

May 20, 2015

Fusing with polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) on subsurface level to permanently decorate injection molded PE and PP products, Polyfuze technology also works on structural foam. Single- or multi-colored graphics, applied using standard hot stamp equipment, are comprised of polymer-based, pigmented plastic that is 100% recyclable and can be manufactured to comply with FDA, ASTM, CPSIA, RoHS, and REACH standards. Graphics also withstand weathering and fuel/solvent/chemical removal.
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Optics & Photonics, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Custom Laser Engraving affords design flexibility.

May 15, 2015

Performed by in-house graphic design department wth CO2 laser system, RoHS- and REACH-compliant laser engraving offers alternative to decals and screen printing with regards to adorning glass parts with logos, scales, or serial numbers. Accurate and repeatable etching process produces permanent images that will not wear, peel, or rub off. Images and logos can be changed instantly, and supported materials include quartz, glass, wood, stainless steel, Kovar, acrylic, plastic, and ceramics. Read More

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Professional 3D Printing Service offers same day quoting.

May 5, 2015

Using professional equipment, Stoke 3D Printing can be contracted to produce ABS plastic prototypes, short run production parts, jigs and fixtures, replacement parts, and hobby parts. Same day "real human quoting" is available, as is in-house 3D CAD modeling and engineering services. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Services

Development Kits speed design of 3U VPX-based applications.

May 5, 2015

Designed to accelerate development of rugged deployed systems for defense and aerospace applications, Quick Start Kits provide 3U VPX modules pre-configured in 6-slot air-cooled lab/demonstration chassis. Fully integrated COTS development platforms include single board computers, FPGA solutions, Ethernet switches, graphics/video, and flexible I/O. Kits are suited for electronic warfare, software defined radio, display processors, vehicle computer, and mission management applications. Read More

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Heat Treating Services meet quality-critical industry needs.

April 30, 2015

Available for aerospace, medical, and other industries, heat treating services include bright aging, hardening, annealing, and stress relieving of various alloys, including Ni, Co, and Ti. Nitrogen as well as argon quench capabilities are made possible via VFS Model HIQ3836-6 vacuum furnace, which features 6 BAR capabilities and variable-speed cooling blower (200 hp) and can achieve vacuums of 10-6 torr and process temperatures up to 2,400°F with work load size of up to 24 x 24 x 36 in. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services

Box Build Assemblies target early-stage companies.

April 29, 2015

Designed for manufacturability, Electro-mechanical Box Build and Cable Assemblies provide compatible, connectorized, and tested solution as one SKU. Assemblies are suitable for NPI and prototype electromechanical applications including instrument and power distribution panels and fan tray assemblies. Aved provides complete engineering support, including process control, 3D modeling, documentation, manufacturing and testing procedures, and consolidation of design and procurement decisions. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services

Dry Lubricant UHMW optimizes chain and belt performance.

April 29, 2015

Consisting of UHMW-PE Polyethylene with molecular density of 5,600,000 g/mol, MOVEX BLuLub® optimizes performance in conveyor chain applications, minimizing friction in high wear curve installations. Product operates from -40 to 176°F and complies with Code of Federal Regulation of FDA. In addition running dry, MOVEX BLuLub offers minimized noise, squeaking, energy consumption, and moisture absorption. Read More

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Custom Parts Service streamlined via turning/milling machine.

April 22, 2015

Used to produce custom orders, TSUGAMI TMU1R allows multiple turning and milling operations to be performed in one seamless process. This streamlines operations by reducing the number of operations for multi-step part and eliminates need to use multiple machines. Able to apply up to 120 different machining tools to single operation, machine can manufacture complex parts up to 1.49606 in. dia and 9.84252 in. length using any machinable material. Read More

Services, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Cutting Service offers delay-free turnaround.

April 20, 2015

Turnkey in-house metal laser cutting services are made possible via VyTek FiberCAB 44 fiber optic laser cutting machine. Using 3,000 W fiber laser, machine can cut and engrave various metals, including stainless steel, aluminum, brass, and copper, in thicknesses of up to ¼ in. in order to produce custom parts and solutions for projects as needed. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Vinyl Products maintain consistant appearance outdoors.

April 17, 2015

Exhibiting durability and weatherability while minimizing maintenance, Geon™ Bold vinyl materials offer consumers, designers, and architects dark, rich colors that withstand elements, especially heat buildup, without losing vibrancy or performance. Applications, commercialized or in development, include capstock and cladding for window and door lineals, decking railings, fencing, roofing, and siding. These materials come in various gloss levels and usage temperatures. Read More

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Coating Services include chemical paint removal.

April 17, 2015

Using hand-staged basket processing line, Parker Trutec can achieve tight industry standards for CR, HR, and AL substrates as well as part size flexibility. With 1,000 lb-rated hoists and processing tank parameters of 44 x 30 x 24 in., process line has capabilities of acid station along with option for parts to be dipped in rust preventative oil, depending on customer requirements. Additionally, e-coating is available as final option to provide fully completed part. Read More

Services, Machinery & Machining Tools

Electric CNC Machine can bend wire with complex shapes.

April 16, 2015

E-Flex features two clockwise and counter clockwise bending turrets suited for 3D bending during one part operation within same machining cycle. Allowing for various wire sizes and types as well as automatic operation, coil-fed wire is straightened in vertical and horizontal orientation. Process fosters repeatability, while operational flexibility allows for short runs as well as high-volume production. Also included, 3D visual graphic program allows constant monitoring of machine. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Electronic Components & Devices, Services

PCB Manufacturing Service meets MIL-PRF-31032 specification.

March 18, 2015

Under qualification of Military Performance Specification MIL-PRF-31032, CAGE Code 66766, PNC provides capabilities for Conductor Width/Spacing, Finish System, and Aspect ratio. Etch department can now etch minimum conductor width of .003 in./.003 in. ENIG offers RoHS alternative to HASL, which is non-RoHS. In addition, Drilling/Plating department capabilities now include 10:1 aspect ratio. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing, Services

3D Printer uses recycled, post-consumer plastics.

March 16, 2015

With EKOCYCLE™ Cube®, users can take proactive role in environmental sustainability by tranforming post-consumer plastics into objects that are useful. EKOCYCLE cartridge can turn equivalent of 3 recycled 20 oz PET plastic bottles into wearable fashion, music accessories, and desktop decor. Featuring curated printing color palette of red, black, white, and natural, plug-and-play printer enables mobile printing via Cubify app for iOS and Android. Read More

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

Viscoelastic Polyurethane Gel offers high elongation.

March 5, 2015

Featuring Shore OO 40 Durometer hardness and elongation over 1,000%, NTG-7 suits applications requiring soft elastomeric material with cushioning effect. Polyurethane molding/casting material offers good tear strength and less tacky surface without use of plasticizer. Since gel is viscoelastic, it slowly/gently absorbs pressure at low compression depth, and its deflection increases gradually as it is pressed down deeper. In addition, solid gel does not bottom-out easily like flexible foam would. Read More

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