Aprima Medical Software, Inc

A Versatile Aerospace Epoxy Conquers Cryogenic Wind Tunnel
Adhesives & Sealants

A Versatile Aerospace Epoxy Conquers Cryogenic Wind Tunnel

2/26/2009 A uniquely formulated epoxy adhesive has come to the rescue in an extraordinarily difficult cryogenic wind tunnel model bonding application. The state of the art wind tunnel poses a difficult challenge to engineering thermoplastics, not only in terms of the low temperatures and vacuum conditions, but in terms of thermal, thermal cycling and mechanical shear stresses. Cooled to 113Â-

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Aeroform(TM) Thermoset Compounds from IDI Bring Durability and Stability to Small Wind Applications
Adhesives & Sealants

Aeroform(TM) Thermoset Compounds from IDI Bring Durability and Stability to Small Wind Applications

February 25, 2009 NOBLESVILLE, IN (USA) - IDI Composites International, the premier global formulator and manufacturer of BMC and SMC thermoset molding compounds, announces their line of Aeroform(TM) thermoset molding products, designed specifically for demanding small wind energy applications, where exceptional strength-to-weight ratio, durability, UV resistance, and low specific gravity are...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Browning Convenience Meals - Infrared Heating of Oven-Ready Meals

A specially-built oven system, incorporating the latest carbon infrared technology, is helping Geest to achieve perfect browning of the toppings for a range of oven-ready meals produced at its Milton Keynes, England food factory. When Geest decided to install a new production line to produce a new range of products at Milton Keynes, it was agreed that this would be designed to include the most...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Activating Adhesives on Decorative Trims - Using Infrared Heating in Car Manufacture

An infrared system from Heraeus Noblelight is helping R-Tek Ltd to achieve perfect adhesion of decorative trims on the inside of motor vehicle door panels. The plastic decorative trims are normally fixed to the panels on a production line by spraying the inside of the panel with an adhesive and then applying the trim. However, when R-Tek started to experience problems with the adhesion, it was...

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Non-Industrial Products

CDC Suggests LANXESS's Picaridin Insect Repellent as Effective DEET-Alternative

Leading specialty chemicals manufacturer offers ingredient safe for human and environmental interaction PITTSBURGH - February 25, 2009 - LANXESS Corporation's Picaridin insect repellent has been suggested by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as an effective alternative to DEET. The safe and reliable Picaridin (also sold under the LANXESS SALTIDINÂ-® trademark) insect repellent combines...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Blind Manufacture Benefits from Infrared - A Pre-Heating System Speeds Up the Production Process

Infrared pre-heating increases running-speed An infrared pre-heating system has solved a production bottleneck problem, by allowing production line speeds to be significantly increased at the Chesham plant of Living Connections, one of the leading manufacturers of window blinds in the UK. The blinds of Living Connections are supplied to major retail store groups, DIY stores and mail order houses...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Fast Drying Color Stain on Wooden Panels - Heraeus in the Wood Industry

Medium wave infrared emitters for wood industry Saunderson's Furniture Ltd, has installed an infrared dryer to assist in the color staining and lacquering of wooden panels used in the manufacture of its wide range of high quality furniture. The Kilbirnie factory produces finished items such as hi-fi cabinets, directly from bare timber. This timber, in panel form, must be color-stained and UV...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Targeted Heating for Laminate Embossing - Saving Energy Using Heraeus IR Heating

By installing custom-built equipment, incorporating short wave infrared emitters on their embossing line, Cova Products of Cramlington are saving energy and improving throughput because of the application of targeted heat. Cova Products manufacture wood grain laminates for application to domestic furniture such as speaker cabinets and kitchen cupboards. Many of these PVC-based laminates are...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Hot Foil Embossing - Infrared Increases Running-Speed

Carbon Infrared emitters increase running-speed A carbon medium wave infrared system is helping API Foils Ltd to achieve greater line running speeds and better heating control in the hot embossing of holographic foils. API Foils is a worldwide group which produces an extensive range of stamping foils used on a wide variety of products from stationery to wine labels and from flexible food...

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