First Use of Laser-Sintered PEEK for Craniofacial Implants
Resins

First Use of Laser-Sintered PEEK for Craniofacial Implants

The first PEEK craniofacial test implants to be produced by the laser-sintering additive manufacturing process were presented by EOS at the co-located Pacific Design & Manufacturing / MD&M (Medical Design & Manufacturing) West shows at the Anaheim Convention Center, California, in February 2011. EOS' Collaborative Projects Coordinator, Joerg Lenz, delivered a previously unpublished technical...

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Clarifiers

F&M Tool & Plastics Inc. Achieves Top-Drawer Quality for its Bella Contemporary Storage(TM) with Milliken's Millad® NX8000 Clarifier

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Feb. 17, 2011 - By choosing Milliken & Company's Millad® NX8000 clarifying agent, F&M Tool & Plastics, Inc., a Leominster, Mass., injection molding company, has committed to the development of the Next Generation in Clears Storage". F&M Tool & Plastics' goal was to enhance the quality and aesthetics of its Bella Contemporary Storage(TM) line, including storage...

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Thermal Epoxy Adhesive serves thermal management applications.
Epoxies

Thermal Epoxy Adhesive serves thermal management applications.

Formulated for use in manufacture of computer components and LEDs, 109-12 Thermally Conductive Low-Stress Epoxy is resistant to thermal-cycling and exhibits minimal shrinkage during cure. Thermal adhesive, used to interface between heat-producing component and heat-sink in electronics designs, has viscosities of 500,000 cps at room temperature or 60,000 at 50°C. This reduces air entrapment,...

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Rubber

Bluestar Silicones Delivers Custom Silicone Solutions for Antimicrobial Applications

Broad Material Offering Meets Healthcare Market's Need for Tailor-Made Products ANAHEIM, Calif. - Bluestar Silicones' has launched a customized approach to the manufacture of antimicrobial silicone products which offers OEMs and processors tailored material solutions to meet specific healthcare application needs. Unlike competitive offerings that are one size fits all," Bluestar Silicones is able...

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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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Polyurethane

Lubrizol Strengthens Position in Medical Market with Acquisitions and Expanded Material Portfolio

Expansion Includes Wide Range of Soft and Hard Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TPUs) For Broader Market Reach CLEVELAND - The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) has expanded its focus on the medical and healthcare market, offering one of the industry's broadest product portfolios of thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) for the production of medical device and tubing products. The company made...

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Resins

International Panel Recognizes Ticona and Collaborators for Fortron® PPS-Based Structural Composite Seat Back

2011 JEC Thermoplastic Composite Innovation Award Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, Shanghai, P.R. China, Feb. 15, 2011 - Ticona Engineering Polymers today announced that for the second consecutive year, a collaborative effort involving its material and composite technical expertise will be recognized with a prestigious JEC Composites innovation award. It recognizes a commercially available...

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Resins

International Polymer Engineering Manufactures Small-Diameter Microtubes of Solvay's KetaSpire® PEEK

Custom Extruder Expands Capabilities by offering PEEK Microtubes and Profiles to Medical Industry ALPHARETTA, Ga. - International Polymer Engineering (IPE), Tempe, Ariz., a leading custom extruder of thermoplastic tubing and profiles, has expanded its product line, offering the new capability of producing small-diameter microtubes and profiles made of KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK)...

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DuPont Microcircuit Materials Launches New Generation Frontside Silver Photovoltaic Metallizations
Paste

DuPont Microcircuit Materials Launches New Generation Frontside Silver Photovoltaic Metallizations

Solamet® PV17x Series Helps Set New Standard for Solar Cell Efficiency RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., - DuPont Microcircuit Materials (MCM) is introducing a new series of frontside silver photovoltaic metallization pastes using new and novel chemistry formulated to deliver advanced efficiency and adhesion for solar cells. DuPont(TM) Solamet® PV17x series photovoltaic metallizations...

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Encapsulant Materials protect thin film solar modules.
Miscellaneous Film

Encapsulant Materials protect thin film solar modules.

Because ionomer-based DuPont(TM) PV5400 Series is fundamentally resistant to moisture intrusion, it is possible to achieve lasting edge integrity without caulking or additional edge sealing. Compared with traditional EVA and PVB encapsulants, PV5400 Series has up to 100 times more electrical resistivity, offering modules optimized electrical insulation, which minimizes current leakage. Products...

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Adhesives

PSA Micro Dots target low-profile applications.

Available in Â-¼ and ½ in. wide permanent adhesive patterns with thicknesses from 3-5 mil, Small MatrX(TM) pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) micro-dots apply smoothly and are intended for substrate-to-substrate bonding in commercial and industrial applications. Product, which offers alternative to transfer tape and bonds instantly, provides clean cut-off with no residue or waste....

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Solder Redefined
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Solder Redefined

Indium Corporation has developed a new twist on traditional solder by developing a composite with a reinforced matrix internal structure. The result is a solder with increased strength and reliability. Check out this video to learn more about the mechanics behind the groundbreaking technology.

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