Additives

RTP Company Introduces Thermally Conductive Compounds for Enhanced LED Luminaires

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has introduced a line of thermally conductive compounds for replacing metal heat sinks and housings in light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires. The new compounds have been specially formulated to increase the thermal management design options available for LED lighting as it expands into a broader range of...

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SABIC's Tough, Lightweight Ultem* Resin Solution Replaces Metal in Intermestic's Stylish, New Zoff SMART Eyewear Frames
Resins

SABIC's Tough, Lightweight Ultem* Resin Solution Replaces Metal in Intermestic's Stylish, New Zoff SMART Eyewear Frames

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - SABIC's Innovative Plastics business' world-class expertise and technology were further evidenced today with the company's announcement that Intermestic Inc., a specialty retailer of eyewear and accessories, has chosen tough, lightweight Ultem* polyetherimide (PEI) resin for the frames of its new line of Zoff SMART eyeglasses. The tailored, aerospace-grade Ultem resin material...

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Thermoplastic Adhesive suits temporary mounting applications.
Adhesives

Thermoplastic Adhesive suits temporary mounting applications.

Bonding to ceramics, glasses, and metals, Crystalbond(TM) 555 flows at 120°F and can be dissolved in hot water. Ethoxylated nonyl phenol-based adhesive is transparent in thin cross-sections, enabling user to observe part during processing. Product is suited for filling gaps and grooves in components requiring temporary mechanical support to prevent breakout during machining. Applications...

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Resins

ASA Resin targets low-gloss extrusion applications.

Offering optimal impact strength and weathering characteristics, Luran® S BX11012 acrylonitrile styrene acrylate resin was developed for use in construction market, including decking, fencing, and siding applications. Product can be used as cap layer over other plastics. It provides long-term color stability in wide range of colors, including mid-range and dark colors.

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High-Purity Adhesive Monomers
Adhesives

High-Purity Adhesive Monomers

Manufacturing quality adhesive components requires raw materials of uncompromising purity. Their multiple applications place a considerable burden on their performance. The challenge is further heightened by the difficulty in synthesizing these molecules. These unique materials are capable of bridging the gap between hydrophilic and hydrophobic substrates. X-168-0000: 4-Meta o CAS# 70293-55-9...

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Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

Styrolution to Launch New Higher Heat Resistant Terluran® ABS Material at the International Plastics Showcase, NPE 2012

New material developed by the world's leading provider of styrenics for use in interior and exterior automotive applications CHANNAHON, Ill., -- Styrolution, the leading global styrenics supplier, today announced it will officially unveil an addition to its Terluran® acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) family of resins, Terluran® TN 100306, at the upcoming International Plastics...

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Epoxies

Epoxy Potting Compound withstands temperatures up to 392°F.

Used to encapsulate small electrical components in medical device industry, EC-1014M-1 meets NASA outgassing standards and offers optimal performance in extreme environments of heat and caustic chemicals. Thermally conductive potting compound provides Shore D hardness of 90 when cured, which enables resistance to physical shock. In addition to pint, quart, gallon, and 5 gallon sizes, product is...

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Award-Winning MACROMELT Portfolio Extended with the Addition of Material with Highest RTI Rating in Its Class
Adhesives

Award-Winning MACROMELT Portfolio Extended with the Addition of Material with Highest RTI Rating in Its Class

Henkel's award-winning low-pressure molding MACROMELT technology portfolio has recently been expanded to include a material designed specifically for high thermal stability and chemical resistance. The product, MACROMELT MM6208, has all of the inherent benefits consistent with MACROMELT technology, but has a high (95°C) Relative Temperature Index (RTI) rating making it ideal for certain...

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Welders

Sonobond Sets a High Bar for Manufacturers of Ultrasonic Welding and Bonding Equipment

Two examples of Sonobond's innovative technology-the Dual Head SpliceRite(TM) Ultrasonic Wire Splicer and the SeamMaster(TM) High Profile Ultrasonic Textile Bonder- will be exhibited at the 2012 Assembly & Automation Technology Expo, June 19-21. WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania - Those attending the 2012 Assembly & Automation Technology Expo can look forward to seeing two impressive examples of...

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Epoxy Adhesive withstands exposure to UV rays.
Epoxies

Epoxy Adhesive withstands exposure to UV rays.

Virtually invisible, type 10-3713, 2-component epoxy adhesive dries clear so excess material is barely noticeable. Formulated with agents that guard against UV rays, non-yellowing epoxy has low viscosity that allows for good coverage of all surfaces, and bonds to most substrates. It penetrates substrates to form bonds at room temperature or with mild heat.

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