Teknor Apex Offers Broadest Array of Medical Compounds, with Many New and Established Options in Vinyl and TPEs
Adhesives

Teknor Apex Offers Broadest Array of Medical Compounds, with Many New and Established Options in Vinyl and TPEs

Latest Innovations Include Flexible Vinyl with Bio-Based Plasticizer and Assembly Technologies for TPE Alternatives to PVC in Tubing ANAHEIM, CA, U.S.A. - Teknor Apex Company, long a leading producer of medical-grade compounds, has expanded its offerings to device manufacturers with innovations in both vinyl and thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), the company announced today at MD&M West (Booth...

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Temporary Mounting Adhesive has low melting point.
Adhesives

Temporary Mounting Adhesive has low melting point.

Suited for mounting ceramic substrates, semiconductors, and optical crystals for dicing, grinding, and polishing operations, Crystalbond(TM) 555 thermoplastic adhesive bonds to ceramics, glasses, and metals. Ethoxylated nonyl phenol-based adhesive, which flows at 120°F and can be dissolved readily in hot water, is transparent in thin cross-sections and consequently lets user observe part...

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Resins

NatureWorks and BioAmber Form Joint Venture to Commercialize New Bio-based Polymers

Two industry-leading companies join forces to expand the range of low carbon-footprint, high-performance, bio-based polymers MINNETONKA and PLYMOUTH, Minn. - NatureWorks, the bio-plastics market leader with its commercial range of Ingeo(TM) biopolymers, and BioAmber, a next-generation chemicals company and a market leader in the commercialization of bio-succinic acid, have announced the creation...

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One-Part Epoxy adheres to metal and ceramics.
Epoxies

One-Part Epoxy adheres to metal and ceramics.

Primarily used for testing adhesion or cohesive strength of flame sprayed coatings as per ASTM C633 specification, Master Bond EP15 features tensile strength exceeding 12,000 psi at room temperature and viscosity of 40,000-65,000 cps. Chemical-resistant product is serviceable from -60 to 250°F and withstands thermal cycling. Applied with brush, paint roller, or spatula, 100% reactive system...

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How to Choose the Right Adhesive Tape for Your Application
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How to Choose the Right Adhesive Tape for Your Application

With a considerable number of adhesive materials, applications and methods, there are many options to consider when choosing an adhesive tape. As NADCO® is a leading manufacturer of custom tapes and labels; we took our years of experience to create this handy selection guide on choosing the right adhesive tape for your application.

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Resins

Solvay Marks 25th Anniversary as Global Supplier of Ixef® Polyarylamide (PARA) Resin

ALPHARETTA, Ga., February 8, 2012 - Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, is celebrating its 25th anniversary as the global supplier of Ixef® polyarylamide (PARA) resins. Since its development in 1986, Ixef PARA has provided a unique combination of strength and aesthetics, making it ideal for complex parts that require both overall strength and a smooth surface. To commemorate this milestone,...

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Sealing Equipment

Alloyd Brands to Unveil New Generation of Aergo® Heat Sealing Machinery at the 2012 MD&M Show in Anaheim, CA

DEKALB, Ill. - Alloyd Brands, a business of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), is pleased to announce the addition of two new table-top heat sealing machines for low-volume applications: the Aergo® 1M and Aergo® 1C. The Aergo 1M is the latest model in what is already the premiere line of package sealing machines for the medical market. Aergo 1M includes a larger 18.5 heating plate to accommodate...

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Resins

New Resin Technology from Asahi Kasei Plastics at NPE Booth # 34013

FOWLERVILLE, Mich., - Asahi Kasei Plastics will feature new resin technologies at NPE 2012 - The International Plastics Showcase April 1 - 5, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida USA. In response to changing demands in various industries, Asahi Kasei Plastics is announcing new resin technologies and capabilities resulting in new, improved eco-friendly products," said...

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Eastwood Introduces High-Tech Body Fillers That Produce Professional Results - Affordably Priced for DIYers
Fillers

Eastwood Introduces High-Tech Body Fillers That Produce Professional Results - Affordably Priced for DIYers

Pottstown, PA -- The Eastwood Company, innovators of do-it-yourself automotive restoration tools and accessories, has just launched their Contour(TM) branded line of uniquely formulated auto body filler products that allow anyone to achieve a smooth as glass finish prior to painting. The new Contour(TM) line from Eastwood includes Premium Body Filler, Lightweight Body Filler, Aluminum Repair...

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Solvay's Radel® PPSU Replaces Acetal in Quick Coupling for Surgical Sterilization Unit
Resins

Solvay's Radel® PPSU Replaces Acetal in Quick Coupling for Surgical Sterilization Unit

PPSU Provides Better Chemical Resistance, Reduced Maintenance, and Extended Service Life ALPHARETTA, Ga., - LinkTech Quick Couplings, a leading global supplier of quick couplings and valves based in Ventura, Calif., has expanded its product line, offering a new quick coupling made of Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, for surgical sterilization...

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Electrically Conductive Adhesive suits applications to 445°F.
Adhesives

Electrically Conductive Adhesive suits applications to 445°F.

Formulated using high-purity silver flakes, Aremco-Bond(TM) 556-HTSP exhibits volume resistivity of less than 0.0004 W-cm at room temperature, and thermal conductivity of 2.2 W/m-°K. Two-part, screen-printable adhesive features 1,400 psi tensile shear strength, Shore D hardness of 88, and viscosity range of 35,000-45,000 cP. Curing in 1 hour at 350°F, product is suited for...

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