Pumps

Dolomite Continues to Release the Coolest Microfluidic Products

Royston, UK – Dolomite is looking forward to another great year in 2014 having reported a year-on-year increase on standard product sales as well as an increase on sales of its Productizing Science® partnerships. Dolomite is very busy developing new microfluidic systems, with Telos already released in February this year and Dropix planned for release in April 2014. This follows the...

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Esters

Alkynyl Ester Synthesis can be accomplished without butyllithium.

Using stable alternate chemical, alkynyl esters can be synthesized via process which replaces and reduces risks associated with butyllithium. Process uses alternative reaction for alkynyl ester production and does not rely on butyllithium or Grignard reagents. Alkynyl esters, such as Ethyl-2-heptynoate, suit various industrial applications, including pharmaceutical intermediates and fragrances....

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Compounds

Acetal Compounds offer optimal wear and friction resistance.

Acetal used in APWA Plus™ compounds can utilize either homopolymer or copolymer resin. Used to improve wear and friction resistance, polymeric alloy results in moving and sliding parts with extended lifecycles and reduced maintenance. These 100% halogen-free and RoHS-compliant compounds will not plate-out (preventing mold corrosion and frequent mold cleaning) and do not contain any PTFE....

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Additives

Michelman to Feature Surface Modifiers for Decorative and Wood Coatings at PaintIndia 2014

CINCINNATI, OH – Michelman will be exhibiting in Hall 1, Stand B4 at PaintIndia 2014 being held March 6-8, 2014 in Mumbai, India and will feature a number of its popular water-based surface modifiers and additives formulated for use in decorative andÂ- wood coatings.    Michem® Guard is a waterborne dispersion used in decorative coatings to produce scratch...

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Filters Buying Guide
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Filters Buying Guide

It can often times feel overwhelming selecting the right filtering product for your needs. This buying guide gives the basic definition of what a filter does, and goes on to outline in more detail the various types of filters that are available on the market, and what they do.

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Tools

Independence Oilfield Chemicals Introduces New Crosslinking System, Enables Lower Chemical Content for Fluids in Unconventional Shale Fracturing

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, -- Independence Oilfield Chemicals, LLC (IOC) has developed a new chemistry specifically designed for ultra-low polymer concentrations as part of their CoFlo(TM) (Cooperative Flow Back) initiative. Within this concept is IOC's VisFlo(TM)-100 crosslinking system (patent pending), the industry's first to combine the advantages of slickwater and guar-based systems in hydraulic...

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Additives

Solvay's Ixef® PARA Receives Regulatory Approval for Drinking Water Use

Revised Product Targets Household Appliances,Â- Building and Construction, and Water Processing BRUSSELS — A revised grade of Ixef® polyarylamide (PARA) from Solvay Specialty Polymers has received clearance by regulatory authorities in the U.S. and the European Union for use in drinking water applications. Ixef® DW-1022 compounds – available in natural and black – provide...

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Olefins

Microfluidics Rely on COC from TOPAS

Plastics Today recently published an article highlighting the widespread use of COC in point-of-care (POC) diagnostic applications. With 90% of POC applications using plastic, and 80% of applications using COC, the properties of TOPAS COC are clearly a good match for diagnostics. The article is based on a market study by Yole DÃ-©veloppement, which projects a 27% annual growth rate in this...

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Rubber

TPE Compounds target automotive manufacturers.

Based on styrenic TPE chemistry, Sarlink® Thermoplastic Elastomers exhibit strength and elasticity comparable to TPVs, but provide smoother part surfaces and equivalent or better long-term UV stability. Products come in variety of custom-matched colors and generally do not require pre-drying. Featuring service temperature up to 100°C,...

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Solvay's Radel® PPSU Utilized in Micro-Diameter Variable Flexibility Medical Tubing
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Solvay's Radel® PPSU Utilized in Micro-Diameter Variable Flexibility Medical Tubing

Vention Medical's Variable Flexibility Micro-Tubing for Catheter-Based Devices Capitalizes on PPSU's Strength, Stiffness, and Melt Processability ALPHARETTA, Ga.Â- – RiverTech Medical, a Vention Medical Company, based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has developed precision micro-tubing with variable flexibility for catheter-based medical devices. The micro-tubing offers two to three different...

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Olefins

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Showcase Broad Line of Cyclic Olefin Copolymers at MD&M West

ANAHEIM, Calif. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will showcase its versatile line of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) for the medical device and diagnostic industry at the 2014 Medical Device and Manufacturing (MDM) West exhibition February 11-13 in Anaheim, Calif. The company will discuss its latest materials and newest applications at its booth in Hall E, Booth 917. TOPAS' unique manufacturing...

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Tekna Manufacturing LLC Announces NFPA 99 Compliant Model 7200 Multiplace Chamber
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Tekna Manufacturing LLC Announces NFPA 99 Compliant Model 7200 Multiplace Chamber

Tekna is a leader in Monoplace and Multiplace Hyperbaric Chambers for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), offering products that set the standard for quality and innovation. Our new 7200 series of multiplace chambers is a state-of-the-art system that integrates advanced engineering with a plethora of features and options making it the industry's premier HBOT system. To learn more, see our video.

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