Materials & Material Processing

Materials & Material Processing

Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) Achieve Material Designation in New U.S. Pharmacopeia Standard for Pharma Packaging

Aug 22, 2016

TOPAS Advanced Polymers is First Resin Maker to Meet Newly Revised USP 661.1 Standard for Plastic Materials of Construction FLORENCE, Ky., August 17, 2016 - In the latest revision of the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) standard for pharmaceutical packaging, cyclic olefins have been designated as a material category alongside other plastics such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyethylene... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Indium Corporation Features InFORMS® Reinforced Solder Preforms at IMAPS 2016

Aug 22, 2016

Indium Corporation will feature its reinforced indium and solder alloy fabrications, InFORMS®, at IMAPS 49th International Symposium on Microelectronics (IMAPS 2016 - Packaging the Connected World), Oct. 10-13, in Pasadena, Calif. InFORMS are reinforced solder preforms that maintain a constant bondline thickness, thus significantly improving thermal cycling reliability. This is a key... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

OGR Paper suits microwave popcorn bag applications.

Aug 19, 2016

With oil and grease resistance (OGR), GlazeArmor™ Micro provides aggressive grease holdout for inner and outer ply layers of microwave popcorn bags. This bleached, uncoated, machine-glazed paper offers kit grease resistance levels ranging from Kit 6–12 while supporting runnability and performance for high-speed bag converting and popcorn packing and filling operations. Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

SUNBURST NO-BAC eliminates Canine Parvovirus, and other bacteria, fungi and mildew.

Aug 18, 2016

Ideal as a disinfectant for animal shelters and laboratories, Sunburst NO-BAC can neutralize viruses that cause diarrhea in dogs, infectious infertility in pigs and organ damage in... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Medium Pressure, 2-Platen IMM offers 30-90 sec cycle times.

Aug 18, 2016

Capable of molding solid and foamed parts with density reductions from 5%–50%, 800 ton LUMINA MP800 features linear bearing support/guidance system, 98 x 68 in. mold space, 108 in. stroke, 2,000 ipm clamp speed, and hydraulic ejection. Molds are either cold runner or hot runner types and typically have aluminum cavity plates or gas assist. This 2-stage solution also features 6 in.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

TPE Grades provides low compression set for sealing applications.

Aug 12, 2016

Engineered to deliver low compression set performance for gasket and seal application, Styrenic thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) grades P32-010 and P32-011, can replace TPV elastomers. Compression set of 60 shore A P32-011 has 16% at RT, 26% at 70°C, and 38% at 100°C for 22 hrs, while 40 shore A P31-010 has 20% at RT, 27% at 70°C, and 48% at 100°C. Along with low odor, properties include... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Cast Silver Bar is IRA and RRSP acceptable. .

Aug 12, 2016

Measuring 32.4 x 67 x 8 mm, 5 oz Cast Silver Bar is cast from .999 fine silver with Republic Metals' logo displayed on top center. Weight, fineness, and Republic Metals' assay mark is located on bottom center. Product is individually heat sealed in plastic and stored in boxes of 25 with foam inserts for protection during transit. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Products & Equipment

T.H.E.M. Supports Launch of Innovative Beer Concentrate in Snapsil® Single-serve Portion Pack

Aug 12, 2016

Marlton, NJ - Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), a leading provider of flexible packaging solutions, is providing contract packaging services for the introduction of a line of innovative craft beer concentrates from the Foxboro Brewing Company, Inc. (foxborobrewing.com). T.H.E.M.’s NJ-based facility provides contract manufacturing and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard to Promote dsX(TM) Product Line at K 2016

Aug 12, 2016

Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard’s popular dsX™ systems for converting applications will be promoted during K 2016 in Hall 16, Booth A43. There has been a positive industry response to these adaptable machines for extrusion coating, cast film and blown film processes due to a competitive advantage in price, performance and delivery. Following is a brief summary of each. The dsX... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Dymax BlueWave® MX-150(TM) features a LED touchscreen interface and a high-intensity LED emitter.

Aug 12, 2016

Designed to offer curing flexibility, and consistency, BlueWave® MX-150™ can be used as a bench-top unit or integrated into automated systems such as robotic arms. Available in 365, 385, or 405 nm wavelengths, the intensity of the LED emitter is not affected by long or bent lightguides, as compared to traditional spot-curing systems. Featuring activation options such as a foot pedal, a LCD... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing

Reading Bakery Systems Adds Expanded Snack System to Science and Innovation Center

Aug 11, 2016

ROBESONIA, PA, – Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of baking and process systems for the global food industry, has added an automated expanded snack system to its Science Innovation Center in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. The installed expanded snack system allows real-world production of a wide variety of expanded snacks from corn, rice and other cereal... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Lindberg/MPH Ships Melting and Holding Furnace to a Leader in the Automotive Industry

Aug 08, 2016

Riverside, MI - August 4, 2016 - Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of a lead melting and holding furnace to a supplier of the automotive industry. The gas fired immersion tube furnace is used in the manufacture of lead plates for automotive batteries. The immersion heat allows for efficient and economical melting and holding of the lead while providing the precise temperature control... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Supports SKF with Atmosphere, Vacuum Heat-Treating Systems

Aug 08, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL - Ipsen recently installed both atmosphere and vacuum heat-treating systems at SKF’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in St. Louis, Missouri. With the relocation of their existing facility to a new location, SKF continues to focus on enhancing the quality, efficiency and overall effectiveness of their heat-treating equipment. Among this new Ipsen equipment was a... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Boker's Offers Manufacturing Capabilities for Metallic and Non-metallic Disks

Aug 05, 2016

Metallic and Non-metallic Disks Minneapolis, MN — Boker’s is pleased to announce its extensive manufacturing capabilities for metallic and non-metallic disks for spacing and specialized assembly applications. The widest range of disks to satisfy multiple job requirements Most commonly known as discs, circles, plates and/or slugs, disks are designed like a flat washer, generally without the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Manufacturer Aids in Construction of Living Memorial to JFK in Washington, D.C.

Aug 04, 2016

Meredith-Springfield Associates, Inc., Engineers Sustainable, Recycled Solution for Expansion Project LUDLOW, Mass. - Meredith-Springfield Associates, Inc., a world-class plastics manufacturer specializing in extrusion blow molding and injection stretch blow molding, today announced the adoption of an environmentally sustainable solution for the most recent expansion project of the JFK Performing... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Gauge Profiler offers extended lip-adjusting stroke.

Aug 03, 2016

Retrofittable on existing dies, EDI™ Autoflex VI-E provides automatic gauge control of film and coatings. Unit is capable of correcting for changes in throughput, line speed, target thickness, and other process parameters, often without need for manual intervention. Lip adjusters include thermally actuated copper alloy translators that are linked to computer-controlled downstream gauge monitor.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Backlight Reflective Film brightens displays.

Aug 03, 2016

Measuring just 65 microns thick, 3M Enhanced Specular Reflector Film reflects 98% of incident and generated light to optimize performance of backlit displays used in portable devices. Film maintains uniform high reflectivity across visible spectrum without color shifts. Unlike diffuse reflection where light is reflected in many directions, ESR Film reflects light back toward viewer in single... Read More

Labels Tags Signage & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Anti-Static Drum Labels protect workers and increase safety.

Aug 01, 2016

Suited for painted steel, fiber, or plastic drums, electrostatic dissipative (ESD) labels reduce time static charge is held during printing, application, and removal and also reduce charge buildup on label after application. These ultra-porous, 8 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. and 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 in. labels, available in up to 4 colors, labels can be customized with all required information... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Materials & Material Processing

DFNDR Armor Selects Honeywell Spectra® Material for New Military and Law Enforcement Body Armor

Aug 01, 2016

Honeywell's Spectra® fiber to be used exclusively for RD of next-generation body armor technology DFNDR Armor to use Spectra Shield to manufacture one of today's lightest, most high-protection lines of body armor plates MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 27, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that DFNDR Armor, a leading engineer of U.S.-made advanced body armor systems, is using... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Stain-Resistant Oligomer brings strength, flexibility to printing.

Jul 29, 2016

Suited for 2D and 3D inkjet printing and graphic art applications, Bomar® BR-970H offers cure speed and non-yellowing nature that lend to optical clarity and color stability. Shrinkage (0.7%) during cure accommodates 3D-printing requirements, while water absorption of 0.15 suits applications exposed to high-humidity environments or washed with water-based solutions. This... Read More