Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing

SEBS Block Copolymer suits food contact, medical applications.

Sep 23, 2016

With respective MFR values of 27 and 77 g/10 min @ 230°C, 2.16 and 5 kg, Kraton™ G1653 styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene (SEBS) block copolymer retains tensile strength (>30 MPa) and toughness while offering solution viscosity of 480 cP. Solid level can reduce coating layers for coating applications or reduce shrinkage and need for solvent for sealant applications. Supplied in free... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard At International Elastomer Conference, Booth #706

Sep 22, 2016

Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard, LLC will promote the company’s full range of elastomer extrusion technology during the International Elastomer Conference, Booth #706, on October 11th-13th, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Davis-Standard will discuss its DSREV rubber extruder with a model 2000 crosshead and Uth rollex® 70 gear pump/strainer system with a two-roll feeder (TRF). Davis-Standard... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

ChromaLuxe Achieves Three Times the Print Display Permanence Rating Compared to Silver-Halide Color Papers

Sep 22, 2016

Latest generation ChromaLuxe® aluminum sublimation photo panels printed with Epson UltraChrome DS and Sawgrass Photo XF inks achieve Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. (WIR) Display Permanence Ratings that are more than three times better than current silver-halide photo papers. LAS VEGAS - (SGIA EXPO, BOOTH #3031) - ChromaLuxe today announced a major advancement in photographic printing... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Dosing of Abrasive Thermal Pastes in Cyclic Operation

Sep 20, 2016

Dosing of abrasive thermal pastes in cyclic operation The ultimate stress test for stator materials Abrasive thermal pastes are found in a range of applications. In the production of LEDs and circuit boards in the electronics industry and in the area of control systems in automotive applications - to name but a few examples. Through the regulation of thermal resistance, these pastes, referred to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Vapor Phase Soldering System offers inline convection alternative.

Sep 20, 2016

Along with 6–9 min cycle times or less, programmable 4040 provides SMT assemblers with optimized soldering quality, instant product changeovers, and 0% risk of overheating. Design enables installation in any workspace without requiring complex ductwork and external venting, while heat transfer efficacy and gentle conditions of vapor phase process minimize exhaust generation. Other... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Solid Laundry Systems effectively clean all types of textiles.

Sep 20, 2016

Solid laundry products, designed to launder linens at on-premise laundries in nursing homes, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities, include Ultimate, Stage 2, and Conserv SG80. Ultimate gently penetrates surface to clean linen fibers by eliminating tough soils, odors, and stains. Stage 2 combines detergent cleaners, water conditioner, and soil suspenders with chlorine bleaching. Conserv... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

First Dragonfly 2020 in United States

Sep 20, 2016

Innovative Inkjet System Allows Users to 3D Print Professional Multi-Layer Circuit Boards FATHOM, an advanced manufacturer with an expertise in 3D printing, announced today that it is the first American company to receive a Dragon Fly 2020 System from Nano Dimension. The proprietary technology uses nanoparticle conductive and dielectric inks for rapid prototyping of complex, high-performance... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

UL 94 V-0 Potting/Encapsulating Compounds suit harsh environments.

Sep 20, 2016

Epoxy and urethane products that meet engineering design demands of electronic and aerospace assemblies include 20-2362 FR low-durometer, low-viscosity urethane as well as 50-2369 FR thermally conductive and thermal shock-resistant urethane. Suited for similar applications, 50-3150 FR thermally conductive epoxy can provide an RTI rating of 130°C with Cat 30, while 50-3152 FR thermally... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

UV Curable Inks target wide format roll-to-roll printing.

Sep 19, 2016

Available in roll-to-roll printers, non-toxic UVgel instantly gels on contact with media, delivering precise dot placement and area control for consistent images at high speed. Products combine large color gamut of solvent inks with environmental benefits and safety profile of latex and UV inks. Ultra-thin ink dispersion with almost no discernible physical profile ensures low ink consumption rate. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Floor Cleaning System targets food service environments.

Sep 15, 2016

Specifically designed for cleaning greasy food service floors, OmniFlex™ Dispense-and-Vac System includes crush-proof vacuum hose that is grease and trans fat resistant. System also has one-piece vacuum wand for aggressive agitation, self-dispensing 10-gal solution bucket with no-splash design, and variable flow spigot that manages exact amount of solution dispensed to floor. Certified by... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stratasys Manufacturing Aids Package Can Help Users Speed Development of 3D Printed Manufacturing Tools

Sep 15, 2016

Package Contains Design Consultation and Advanced Materials to Help Users Create Jigs, Fixtures, or Other Manufacturing Tools MINNEAPOLIS REHOVOT, Israel - Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced that it is introducing a new Manufacturing Aids Package for the Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer, aimed at helping users get a head-start... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Wax Modifiers optimize asphalt roofing production.

Sep 14, 2016

Able to optimize heat stability and reduce mixing time necessary to completely blend polymer, Ceranovus™ Polyethylene and Polypropylene Waxes are valuable additives in both SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) and APP (atactic polypropylene) modified bitumen roofing systems. Products decrease viscosities at process temperature and minimize bleeding of higher oil formulations through oil scavenging.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Systems Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Evolve 3D Printing from Prototyping to Production

Sep 14, 2016

Company to partner with software giant PTC to accelerate adoption of digital manufacturing technologies Latest demonstration of Figure 4 shows ultra-fast printing platform as digital alternative to injection molding Company launches 3DXpert software for powerful, streamlined Direct Metal Printing CHICAGO - 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today will unveil its strategy, solutions, partnerships and updated... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

LCP Monofilament allows MRI-guided vascular intervention.

Sep 14, 2016

MRI-compatible LCP monofilament overcomes limitation of other vascular visualization procedures while removing radiation exposure from procedure. Along with LCP (liquid crystal polymer), or thermoplastic resin, properties, this Class VI-approved and autoclavable product provides optimized torque response, pushability, and kink resistance. Tensile strength provides safe braiding option for... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Ascentech to Exhibit Optilia Inspection, GEN3 Systems Solutions at SMTAI 2016 in Booth #219

Sep 12, 2016

Chester, Connecticut, USA – Ascentech, LLC will exhibit and demonstrate new test and process optimization instruments and solutions at the upcoming SMTA International Conference and Exhibition in Rosemont, IL, Sep. 25 - 29, 2016. Ascentech will exhibit these new products in booth #219.  Products will include the Solder Saver Solder/Dross separation tool, award-winning GENSONIC Ultra-Sonic... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

New Blow Molding Technology Gives Makers of Medical Bags and Bottles Access to Economic and Performance Advantages of TPEs

Sep 12, 2016

Teknor Apex Collaborates with FGH Systems and Device Manufacturers to Perfect Use of Medalist® Medical Elastomers as Alternatives to Thermoset Rubber and PVC DENVILLE, NJ, U.S.A. - FGH Systems Inc. and Teknor Apex Company have developed material, equipment, tooling, and mold technologies for high-volume extrusion blow molding of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), making possible a more efficient... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Aluminum and Copper Foils in Dozens of Thicknesses

Sep 12, 2016

Coraopolis, PA - Goodfellow is known worldwide for its huge range of metal foils – foils of more than 160 metals and metal alloys to meet specific scientific and industrial needs. Two of the most sought-after and versatile foils are aluminum and copper. Aluminum foils are available in more than 80 sizes and thicknesses, the thinnest being 0.0008mm. These foils are typically used for RD projects... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

LS-HFFR Jacket Compound performs over broad temperature range.

Sep 12, 2016

Low-smoke, halogen-free, and flame retardant, Halguard® 58650 Compound provides resistance to thermal shock along with low-shrink properties required for fiber optic cable. Product performs well over broad temperature range, from brittle point of -47°C to max continuous operating temperature of 105°C. Compound exhibits post-extrusion linear shrinkage values of only 2%, has passed Teknor... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Pilot-scale Double Planetary Mixers

Sep 09, 2016

Hauppauge, NY, September 6, 2016 - Ross Double Planetary Mixers are offered in 4-, 5- and 10- and 25-gallon models for pilot-scale production of paste-like materials, highly-filled putties, shear-sensitive gels, granulations and dense powder blends. These mixers are also used for vacuum drying of heat-sensitive applications at relatively low temperatures. Pictured is a Ross Model DPM-4 with High... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Filter Out the Fines with MPE's Precision Activated Carbon Gran-U-Lizer(TM)

Sep 08, 2016

CHICAGO, IL – As health and wellness initiatives towards clean, sustainable water continue to drive the science behind activated carbon filtering products, shifting trends towards finer particle sizes for more advanced water filtration have started to replace the more traditional loose carbon and cotton filters.  Modern Process Equipment Corporation (MPE) offers the latest in activated... Read More