Resins

OMNOVA Solutions Broadens Global Availability of Specialty Resins for Water-Borne Coatings Market

FAIRLAWN, OhioÂ- — OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN) announced the completion of a major capabilities expansion at its Le Havre, France manufacturing facility, which will enable the Company to increase its capacity to produce specialty acrylic resins for water-borne coatings.  This multi-million euro expansion features semi-continuous polymerization and builds upon OMNOVA's existing...

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Silicone

Bluestar Silicones Touts New Products and Markets at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East Show

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.Â- — Bluestar Silicones touts its new silicone solutions for the medical market and its support of select long term implantable applications at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East Conference (Booth #2233), June 10-12, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Supporting Long-Term Implant Applications Bluestar Silicones announces it is expanding its...

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Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Flexible PVC Compounds cut VOC emissions.

Designed for indoor construction applications, Flexible PVC Compounds are based on additive formulations designed for low VOC emissions, non-phthalate plasticizers, and bio-based plasticizers derived from renewable plant byproducts.Â- Compounds help manufacturers meet building codes for indoor air quality as well as comply with FloorScore® and UL Greenguard requirements. Products are...

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Epoxy Resin Adhesive cures at temperatures as low as 60°C.
Epoxies

Epoxy Resin Adhesive cures at temperatures as low as 60°C.

Suited for optical packaging applications where several temperature-sensitive materials are bound together, DELOMONOPOX LT204 epoxy resin minimizes thermal stress and warping. This multi-purpose, one-component adhesive can be processed within 48 hr at room temperature and adheres to various plastics as well as metals and FR4 composites. Dispensed through needles withÂ- diameter as small as...

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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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Radiopaque Compounds target thin wall catheters.
Tubes and Tubing

Radiopaque Compounds target thin wall catheters.

Reinforced with nanoparticles for optimized pushability of catheters, LoPro Plus™ Compounds allow for extrusion of single layer tubes with radiopacity and strength properties equivalent to conventional 2 layer tubes, in which each layer provides distinct properties. Compounds use particles that are less than 1 nmÂ- thick and up to 1,500 x thickness in length. When added to radiopaque...

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Adhesives

Prime Label Substrate Adhesive offers problem-free performance.

Running without buildup on converting or dispensing equipment, V-01 higher-shear, permanent acrylic adhesive maximizes performance for prime labeling applications. Product adheres to various container types, including low-surface energy HDPE, and offers open time for clean removability of misapplied labels. While compliant with FDA 175.105 for indirect food contact, adhesive also resists effects...

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High Temperature Adhesive suits applications to 2,300°F.
Adhesives

High Temperature Adhesive suits applications to 2,300°F.

Formulated for bonding and coating mica, glass-ceramics, and metals, Ceramabond™ 632 features dielectric strength of 150 V/mil at room temperature, coefficient of thermal expansion of 4.7 ppm/°F, and viscosity of 10,000–25,000 cp. Specific gravity is 1.45–1.50 g/cc and pH is 11.0. Applied using brush, syringe, or pneumatic dispenser,Â- mica-filled adhesive sets rapidly at room...

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Optically Clear, Condensation Curing Silicone Offers Superior Dielectric Properties
Epoxies

Optically Clear, Condensation Curing Silicone Offers Superior Dielectric Properties

Developed for potting and encapsulation applications where an addition cured silicone cannot be used, Master Bond MasterSil 152 is a two component, condensation curing system that only requires air for complete cross-linking. Unlike addition cured systems, there are no substrates that will inhibit the cure. This system fully cures at room temperature in 24-48 hours and has low exotherm. MasterSil...

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Adhesives

Silicone Sealant targets residential windows and doors.

Consisting of one-part RTV silicone material, Youjie™ Neutral Silicone Sealant cures upon contact with moisture in air to form flexible, silicone rubber seal. Product offers optimized adhesion to variety of construction materials and is suitable forÂ- use in wide range of window and door sealing and glazing applications. Available in translucent, black, gray, and white, sealant has neutral...

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Resins

High Stiffness PEEK offers low specific gravity of 1.35.

Providing 50% greater modulus/stiffness than standard neat PEEK grades, KetaSpire® KT-825 retains elongation and toughness that is comparable to that of neat PEEK resin for structural applications in transportation, electronics, semiconductor, and oil and gas. Dielectric strength per ASTM D149 at thickness ofÂ- 3.2 mm is 26.0 kV/mm (660 V/mil) as compared with 15.2...

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