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AIN Plastics Named Exclusive Distributor for Trelleborg Emerson & Cuming Syntac® Thermoform Tooling Products

MANSFIELD, Mass., January 8, 2008 - Trelleborg Emerson & Cuming, Inc. has appointed ThyssenKrupp Materials NA AIN Plastics Division, Madison Heights, MI, as exclusive distributor for its Syntac® and Eccolite® Ultra lines of machinable and castable syntactic foams for thermoform tooling. The high-performance Trelleborg family of materials now being handled by AIN Plastics comprises...

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Sheathing

Dow Develops Green Building and Carpet Backing Solutions

Midland, MI - November 07, 2007 At Dow, developing green building and design solutions is more than just a concept - it's a passion. This passion is detailed in Dow's 2015 Sustainability Goals, an ambitious multi-part program to address some of the most pressing economic, social and environmental concerns facing the global community over the next 10 years. These goals reflect Dow's commitment to...

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DuPont and NASA Sign Agreement to Develop Foam Insulation Reinforced with Kevlar® for Use in Next Generation Space Vehicles

WILMINGTON, Del., July 11 / / -- DuPont (NYSE:DD) today announced that it has signed a Space Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to jointly develop urethane foam insulation reinforced with DuPont(TM) Kevlar(R) fiber for use in a variety of future spacecraft, including the new launch vehicle being designed to replace the space shuttle. DuPont and scientists...

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Foam Formulations with Transcend® PUR Blends Offer Excellent Overall Performance as an Alternative to HCFC-22

Philadelphia, PA, April 5, 2007 - As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has formally announced that the use of HCFC-22 will be phased out across North America in pour foam applications" on March 1, 2008 (this does not include marine foam applications), a major issue for remaining HCFC-22 users is which alternative to choose. Tests conducted by Arkema technologists have shown that...

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Stainless Steel Tube Insulation protects workers from heat.
Cleanroom Equipment

Stainless Steel Tube Insulation protects workers from heat.

Made from ZOTEK® F closed cell foam based on Kynar® PVDF, T-Tubes® are chemically resistant up to pH12, require no jacketing, and withstand temperatures from -55 to +311°F. Insulation exceeds ASTM E84 requirements with flame spread index of 5 and smoke developed index of 5. Clamshell design and overlapping adhesive tape closure afford one-step installation, protecting...

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Polyethylene Foam protects parts against shock, corrosion.
Foams

Polyethylene Foam protects parts against shock, corrosion.

In addition to cushioning metal products against shock, Rust-Shield(TM) contains Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI) compound that vaporizes and coats molecules on surface of metal to prevent corrosion. Product is suited for storing or shipping of metal parts. When parts are unwrapped, protective molecular layer immediately begins to dissipate. This leaves metal parts clean, corrosion-free, and...

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Foams

Reticulated Foams feature low density.

Offered in aluminum, stainless steel, nickel, vitreous carbon, alumina, and silicon carbide, chemical resistant foams are reticulated with metal, carbon, and ceramic. They feature high surface area to volume ratio and high strength to weight ratio, and can be conductive/insulating depending on material chosen. Applications include porous electrodes, high-temperature insulation, filters, storage...

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Sekisui Voltek, LLC Goes Beyond RoHS to Provide Environmentally Friendly Foams

LAWRENCE, Mass (October 11, 2006) - Sekisui Voltek, LLC, a manufacturer of closed-cell polyolefin foams, has eliminated decabromodiphenyl ether or oxide (DBDE) from all flame retardant foam grades manufactured by the company, exceeding the requirements set forth by the European Union directive on the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) 2002/95/EC. This directive restricts the use...

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Lear Introduces SoyFoam(TM) Technology for Automotive Seating Applications

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 14 -- Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA), one of the world's leading automotive interior suppliers, today announced it has developed SoyFoam(TM), a soybean oil-based flexible foam material for automotive interior applications. The advantages of SoyFoam(TM) include a lower environmental impact to produce, the soy-based foam material is up to 24% renewable as opposed to traditional...

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Logos

Handi-Foam Receives a New Look

NORTON, OHIO - October, 2006 - Fomo Products, Inc. has given Handi-Foam® Sealant product labels and Handi-Foam® Spray Foam boxes a new appearance. The new look incorporates photographs of applications on the label and the boxes as well as an updated logo for the Sealant and Spray Foam products. With the new logos, our customers will be able to better differentiate between our sealant...

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