Solvay's Radel® PPSU Replaces Metal in LinkTech's Proprietary Quick Coupling for Surgical Sterilization Unit
Resins

Solvay's Radel® PPSU Replaces Metal in LinkTech's Proprietary Quick Coupling for Surgical Sterilization Unit

Lightweight PPSU Delivers Chemical Resistance, High Heat Resistance, and Durability in Unique One-Piece Coupling ALPHARETTA, Ga. –Â- LinkTech Quick Couplings, a leading global supplier of quick couplings and valves with headquarters in Ventura, Calif., has developed a proprietary quick coupling made of Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers for surgical...

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Adhesives

Vancive Medical Technologies(TM) Introduces Benehold(TM) CHG Adhesive Technology Platform

Learn More at Medica®, Booth 6H07 CHICAGO – Vancive Medical Technologies™ has developed an adhesive containing Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG). The adhesive is acrylic solvent based and incorporates hydrophilic CHG, which until now has been deemed incompatible with acrylic adhesives. CHG is a widely recognized and accepted antimicrobial agent used in various products, including coated...

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Toughened Two Component Epoxy Is Optically Clear and Resists Thermal Cycling
Epoxies

Toughened Two Component Epoxy Is Optically Clear and Resists Thermal Cycling

Master Bond EP38CL was developed for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications that require toughness and durability. With a Shore D hardness exceeding 75, its toughness is a unique property that imparts resistance to rigorous thermal cycling, impact and mechanical shock.Â-  EP38CL cures at room temperature or more quickly at elevated temperatures and has low shrinkage upon...

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Resins

New Airbus A400M Features Composite Ice Protection Plates Made with Glass Fabric-Based Fortron PPS from Celanese

Provides Excellent Impact Resistance Sulzbach, Germany, Florence, Ky., Shanghai, PR China – New Airbus A400M military transport aircraft features composite fuselage ice protection plates made with glass fabric-based Fortron® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), the global technology and specialty materials company. Fortron PPS is incorporated into a glass...

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Adhesive Tapes

IV Dressings offer acrylic adhesive, CHG antimicrobial agent.

Initally developed for peripheral IV dressings, BeneHold™ CHG technology combines acrylic solvent-based adhesive with hydrophilic Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) antimicrobial agent. Dressing can absorb small quantities of exudate and remain transparent, even when absorbing fluid. In vitro data has demonstrated >4 log reduction on major microorganisms responsible for infections, including such...

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Thermally Conductive Epoxy serves applications up to 572°F.
Epoxies

Thermally Conductive Epoxy serves applications up to 572°F.

Used for bonding, potting, tooling, and molding, Aremco-Bond™ 805 adheres to high-temperature plastics, glass, ceramic, and high-expansion metals. This 2-component, 100% solids, aluminum-filled epoxy cures at room temperature in 24 hr withÂ- final cure at 200°F in 2 hr. Cured material exhibits thermal conductivity of 12.5 Btu-in/hr-ft²-°F and dielectric strength...

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LabthinkLabortory Heat Sealer
Sealing Equipment

LabthinkLabortory Heat Sealer

The HST-H3 is an extremely accurate heat sealer designed to enhance heated seals for the flexible packaging industry. This instrument is based on heat sealing method and applicable in determination of proper sealing temperature, sealing pressure and dwell time of packaging films. The instrument conforms to ASTM F2029 -- Standard Practices for Making Heatseals for Determination of Heatsealability...

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Adhesive Tapes

Vinyl Foam Tape can be used in adverse environments.

Used for sealing, cushioning, and gasketing in HVAC, packaging, weatherproofing, and OEM applications, Pres-On VF20200 tapes are coated on both sides with permanent acrylic adhesive featuring functional temperature range of -20 to +200°F. Closed cell structure resists absorption of water while maximizing load bearing capacity, and conformability makes tapes suited for joining irregular...

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Sealing Equipment

PTIs Seal-Scan Featured as Machine of the Month in Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News

Integrity Testing A company reports that it has sponsored an interlaboratory research study utilizing its Seal-Scan technology, and the test method being studied has been published as ASTM F3004-13, a new non-destructive test method for evaluation of seal quality and integrity using airborne ultrasound technology. The method can be used for inspection and evaluation of flexible package seals of...

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Solvay's Ixef® PARA Selected Over Metal in New Disposable Laparoscopic Dynamic Retraction System
Resins

Solvay's Ixef® PARA Selected Over Metal in New Disposable Laparoscopic Dynamic Retraction System

High-Performance Thermoplastic Delivers Strength, Rigidity, and Biocompatibility in Patent-Pending NovaTract™ Dynamic Retractor ALPHARETTA, Ga. – NovaTract Surgical Inc., Madison, Conn., has developed the NovaTract™ Dynamic Retractor, a unique disposable 5-mm laparoscopic rectractor that helps increase visualization and easy manipulation of organs for general, colorectal, gynecologic,...

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Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary
Sponsored

Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary

For over 35 years our Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings, have been at work in oil fields across the globe. Our products are engineered to extend the service life of sucker rods and tubing, delivering cutting-edge innovation that enhances oilfield operation, maximizes output, and enhancing overall operations. To learn about the advantages of using Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings in your wells, see our video.

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