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Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Polimotor 2 All-Polymer Race Engine Project Chooses Solvay’s Ryton® PPS and Tecnoflon® FKM for Demanding Fuel Injection System

Oct 28, 2017

Alpharetta, Ga., May 19, 2016– Solvay Specialty Polymers announced today that the Polimotor 2 all-plastic race engine project is incorporating two of the company’s specialty polymer technologies in its fuel injection assembly to support engine weight-out goals, and deliver outstanding reliability and performance under demanding competitive racing conditions. Specifically, the assembly’s... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Polimotor 2 All-Polymer Race Engine Project Chooses Solvay’s Amodel® PPA and Tecnoflon® FKM for Water Cooling Components and Seals

Oct 27, 2017

Alpharetta, Ga., March 8, 2016– Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance polymers, announced today that the water inlet/outlet fixture in the Polimotor 2 engine’s cooling system will be fabricated from Solvay’s Amodel® A-8930 HS polyphthalamide (PPA), a high-performing reinforced grade that retains mechanical properties in high-temperature engine coolant... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Dymax SpeedMask Masking Resins to be Showcased at MRO Europe

Sep 20, 2017

Torrington, Connecticut – August 28, 2017 - Dymax Corporation will showcase SpeedMask® line of masking resins in Booth # 2021 at MRO Europe, scheduled to take place October 3-5, 2017 at ExCel, London- UK. Attendees will get the chance to discover how SpeedMask solvent free light-curable maskants replace tapes, waxes, lacquers and fixtures, while offering reliable protection against most... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

8695 Silicone Conformal Coating meets MIL-I-46058C standard.

Aug 26, 2017

8695 Silicone Conformal Coating offers insulative protection for flexible and rigid printed circuit boards over soldering heat, corrosive vapors, moisture, and fungus. Unit comes with UV indicator for quality control inspections. Product is RoHS compliant and helps to protect electronic components and circuit boards against corrosion.

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Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Saint-Gobain Seals’ Meldin® 7001 Polyimide Material Qualified as Electric Harness Component in Major Jet Engine Program

Aug 15, 2017

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. – Saint-Gobain Seals’ Meldin® 7001 virgin polyimide product has been recently qualified as a precise fixing element on electric (wire) harnesses for a well-known jet engine program because it reduces global cost of installation by making it easier and faster and provides customers lifetime confidence.  Developed and produced at their Bristol, Rhode Island, site since... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Ply-Guard EP - 100% Solids Epoxy Resin System

Jul 13, 2017

Polyset, a leading manufacturer of polymer materials, is proud to offer a low viscosity, 100% solids, self-leveling epoxy resin system that is used in a wide variety of floor coating applications. Ply-Guard EP can be used as a primer, finish coat, aggregate binder, slurry coat, or epoxy mortar. This material cures blush-free and provides an outstanding balance of physical strength,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Wego Offers and Innovative Polydimethylsiloxane

Jul 11, 2017

Wego Chemical Group is a leading global supplier and distributor of Silicones such as Polydimethylsiloxane in varying viscosity degrees. It is found under CAS # 63148-62-9 and EINECS # 203-492-7 and referred to as E900, its code for European food additives. These Silicone Fluids have the molecular formula of (C2H6OSi)n. It can also be referred to as PMDS, Dimethyl Fluid, Methylpolysiloxane,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Interplastic Announces New CoREZYN® NSF Approved Vinyl Ester Resin

Jun 22, 2017

(St. Paul, MN - April 10, 2017) Interplastic Corporation today announced its new CoREZYN vinyl ester resin approved for use in potable (drinking) water pipe and tanks. CORVE8300DW is a corrosion resistant, vinyl ester based resin that is NSF/ANSI 61 certified. CORVE8300DW has the industry’s highest approval for use in piping greater than, or equal to, ½ inch inner diameter and tanks greater... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

M-Ply™ Synthetic Resin is compliant to RoHS standards.

Jun 22, 2017

Designed for Radio Frequency / digital hybrid bonding, M-Ply™ Prepreg Synthetic Resin is used in multi-layer RF, multifunction antennae, 5G antennae and multi-layer PTFE applications. Having MOT rating of 130°C, product enables combination of RF circuitry and high speed digital circuitry on same board. M-Ply™ offers tight thickness control and T300 of greater than 120 minutes.

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Chemicals & Chemical Processing

CX5237 Crystal Polystyrene features high melt strength grade.

May 12, 2017

Designed for manufacturers of thermoformed foam polystyrene foodservice and food packaging products, CX5237 Crystal Polystyrene offers same stiffness with 10% reduction in weight. Product insulated and cushions the contents of the package.

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Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Medalist® Thermoplastic Elastomers come in clear and translucent grades.

May 11, 2017

Available in MD-16100 and MD-10100 series, Medalist® Thermoplastic Elastomers offer limited adhesion to polypropylene substrates. Suitable in orthopedic devices and prosthetic liners applications, Medalist MD-16100 offers less surface friction and grades are available with 20 Shore OO to 65 Shore OO or 10 Shore A hardness levels. Medalist MD-10100 is used as respiratory masks for providing... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Colorite Features New Thermoplastic Elastomer Compound Line for Medical Devices at MD&M East

May 05, 2017

Wayne, Pa. (May 2, 2017) - A line of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds for medical device applications in North America will be featured by Colorite, a Tekni-Plex company, at MD&M East, June 13-15, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City, in Booth 1445.

Cellene™ TPE compounds are suitable for a wide variety of uses in medical devices, packaging and other regulated markets.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Labels Tags Signage & Equipment

Brady Label Materials Receive Certification for BS5609 Compliance

Apr 24, 2017

Vinyl materials and ink ribbons meet durability criteria for marine use

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (April 21, 2017) - Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced that its B-595 and B-7569 vinyl label materials received certification for the BS5609 British Marine Standard. This internationally recognized standard ensures that... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Addition Cured Silicone is Optically Clear with Enhanced Low Temperature Serviceability

Apr 13, 2017

Ideal for potting and encapsulation applications, MasterSil 157 is a two component silicone system that features low viscosity and low exotherm. It has superior electrical insulation properties and can cure in sections beyond 1 inch thick.

MasterSil 157 is serviceable over the wide temperature range of -175°F to +500°F [-115°C to +260°C]. “This product was formulated for... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Laser-Markable Compounds from RTP Company: A Great Option for Unique Identification Needs

Mar 24, 2017

WINONA, MN, USA - (March 21, 2107) - RTP Company, a leading global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, has developed Laser-Markable Compounds, a series of thermoplastic compounds formulated specifically for allowing high contrast marks and images to be added to an application via laser processing. A variety of polymers, including clear substrates, can be compounded to optimize... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Stratasys’ New Material enhances 3D printing.

Mar 10, 2017

Stratasys' New Materials - nylon and rubber-like material improves its 3D printing capability. Used for rapid prototyping, strong and light-weight tooling, FDM Nylon 12CF constitutes 35 percent of chopped carbon-fiber by weight. Agilus30 family materials come in Agilus30 and Agilus30 Black variants and used in applications like for soft-touch and living hinges, hoses, seals and gaskets,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Tekra, A Division of EIS, Inc. to Exhibit at the ISA Sign Expo 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Mar 09, 2017

New Berlin, WI - Tekra, A Division of EIS, Inc. has just announced that they will be showcasing their digital films and adhesives for the first time at booth #600 at the International Sign Expo 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada April 20 - 22, 2017.

“The world of printing continues to evolve towards digital and the sign marketplace is no different,” states Andy Danihel, Director of Marketing... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Everkem Adds Fixed Nozzle as TruSil 100 Packaging Option

Mar 08, 2017

As part of their commitment to customer-driven solutions, Everkem Diversified Products is pleased to announce the addition of fixed nozzle tubes to their TruSil 100 line of Silicone Sealants, thus offering both fixed nozzle and removable nozzle packaging options for the product.

The line was launched with a screw on nozzle which allowed for easy cleaning, storage, and reuse after the... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Chemlon® Compounds meet UL-94 V-0 standards.

Mar 03, 2017

Available as 904-13 GVNH and 204-13 GVNH, Chemlon® Compounds are suitable for under-hood automotive components like engine covers. Yielding smooth surface and 15% less density than conventional counterparts, both products are glass-filled nylon compounds with low halogen content. 904-13 GVNH offers 245 °C heat deflection temperature. Compounds passed vertical burn test at 0.8 mm... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

AGC Chemicals Americas to Showcase Advantages of LUMIFLON® FEVE-Based Coatings for Exterior Architectural Applications

Feb 02, 2017

EXTON, Pa., February 1, 2017 - Hongli Wang, Ph.D., Senior Technical Development Engineer with AGC Chemicals Americas Inc., will present on value-added FEVE formulations for high performance powder coatings at the 2017 Waterborne Symposium. Dr. Wang will discuss the exceptional weatherability, corrosion and chemical resistance and environmental benefits of FEVE resin-based powder coatings.... Read More