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New systems from NCFI use Honeywell's SolsticeÂ® Liquid Blowing Agent ahead of new regulations MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that NCFI Polyurethanes, a leader in sustainable polyurethane products, has begun using Honeywell's new low-global-warming material in foam used in applications ranging from office furniture to molded seat pads to shoe soles. NCFI is... Read More
Indium Corporation will feature its halogen-free Indium8.9HF no-clean solder paste at SMTA International (SMTAI) 2016 on Sept. 27 and 28, in Rosemont, Ill. Indium8.9HF is specifically formulated to Avoid the Void™ while delivering high transfer efficiency with low variability. This no-clean solder paste is perfectly suited for a variety of applications, especially automotive, due to its unique... Read More
TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) at K 2016Jul 27, 2016
FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will focus on the expanded adoption of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) in a broad range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in DÃ¼sseldorf, Germany. In Hall 7A/B02, TOPAS will discuss its highly successful application development work in key markets such as healthcare, packaging, optics, and electronics. The unique... Read More
Icynene Will Use Opteon™ 1100 to Develop New Polyurethane Spray Foam Products Delivering Superior Insulation and Lower Global Warming Impact WILMINGTON, Del. - The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced today that leading spray foam manufacturer, Icynene, is... Read More
Aleris Secures New Multi-Year Contract with Airbus for Significantly Expanded Range of Aluminum ProductsJul 27, 2016
New China facility, technology investments enable Aleris to strengthen position with key aerospace customer CLEVELAND - Aleris has signed a new multi-year contract with Airbus to supply aluminum plate and sheet to be used in the production of all Airbus aircraft programs. The contract starts in 2017 and also includes the supply of technically advanced wing skin material. The agreement further... Read More
Fire Retardant Wood Treatment is First of its Kind to Earn GREENGUARD Gold Certification CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 21, 2016 - Viance LLC, a leading manufacturer of advanced wood treatment technologies, has announced that D-Blaze Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) is the first pressure-impregnated FRTW to earn the GREENGUARD Gold Certification. "With the GREENGUARD Gold Certification, architects and... Read More
With 0.5%–1.5% letdown ratios, +Foam™ Blowing Agents improves dispersion and controlled foaming action for diverse resins: polyolefins, polystyrene, ABS, PPO, and other polymers. Chemical blowing agent (CBA) formulations available in +Foam™ series of liquid additives include standard exothermic azodicarbonamide CBA, endothermic CBA, andÂ combination thereof. These can be metered into... Read More
Custom fabricated sapphire optics for use in aerospace and other critical applications requiring resistance to fast-moving dirt, temperature extremes, and high pressure are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optics are custom fabricated and feature a curve radius tolerance of 0.5” to 2.5” with focal length accuracy of Â±0.0005”, depending upon radius, to... Read More
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Hauppauge, NY – Ross Dual-Shaft Mixers suitable for mixing 50-, 100- and 200-gallon batches are now available from stock. The Models CDA-50, CDA-100 and CDA-200 are equipped with two independently-driven, variable-speed agitators: a high speed disperser and a two-wing anchor. Working in combination, both agitators provide adjustable shear and efficient turnover of low to high viscosity... Read More
Developed for applications that involve processing of natural gas at low pressures, low flow rates, and/or low temperatures, 4UF/Gas Dry™ Ultimate is used to dry natural gas to low water content. Product, by providing moisture equilibrium down to 4% RH and working temperatures from below freezing to +80Â°F,Â meets low dew point requirements when other desiccants or glycols are ineffective.... Read More
Accommodating up to 4 in. dia containers, MX-440101 eliminates hand mixing variation by operating atÂ continuous rate and does not require any cleanup. Semiautomatic mixer, designed for facilitated installation and operation, uses gentleÂ motion that does notÂ introduce air bubbles into mixture and ensures complete mixing. Variable speed (up to 60 rpm) knob accommodates different liquid... Read More
Available in 12 materials with ODs from 0.070–0.139 in., QuadÂ® O-Rings are used as static, reciprocal, and oscillating seals in low speed and low pressure applications. Quad-RingÂ® Lobed Seals, offered in same sizes, provide 2X sealing surface to withstand distortion and extrusion while providing longer life. QuadÂ®-Brand Ground Rubber Balls, available in 14 diameters from 3/32–1 in.,... Read More
CHERRY VALLEY, ILÂ - Companies continue to rely on Ipsen for high-performance heat treatment equipment that is capable of meeting their exact needs and specifications. Recently, Ipsen shipped a Global Vertical (GV) vacuum furnace with 6-bar gas quenching to a commercial heat treater on the West Coast. The GV heat-treating system is from Ipsen’s TurboTreaterÂ® line, which allows customers to... Read More
BURNSVILLE, MN - July 2016 - IBL Technologies, LLC today announced plans to participate in the PHASE 4, Inc. Mini-show Technical conference, scheduled to take place August 9-11, 2016 at TechShop in Chandler, AZ. Jochen Lipp, CEO of IBL Technologies, will be available to demonstrate the redesigned SV260 Economy Vapor Phase Soldering Machine for small series and prototyping. The SV260 reflow vapor... Read More
Available in variety of light basis weights (3,000 sq-ft) ranging from 17–43 lb, GlazeSil™ uncoated, machine glazed release liner papers offer smooth, uniform surface. Papers areÂ engineered for healthcare applications such as diaper tape release, feminine care, incontinence, and personal care products. Read More
Sciaky's EBAM Metal 3D Printing Solution Drastically Reduces Time, Waste and Costs on a Mission-Critical Titanium Satellite Part for Lockheed Martin Space SystemsJul 14, 2016
Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO, Marilyn A. Hewson, shares the benefits of using Sciaky's metal additive manufacturing technology CHICAGO - Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and leading provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced today that its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) technology helped aerospace... Read More
Suitable for injection molders and sheet extruders seeking more resilient surfaces to extend life of products, SOLID-TT™ Additive optimizes resistance to marring from polishing or impact of abrasive particles. Unlike solvent-based hard coats, addition of SOLID-TT occurs throughout polymer matrix, which means it does not suffer from localized rub-off. Added at 1%, product provides Pencil... Read More
Offered as wall-mounted system, CleanCore™ 3.0 Fill Station uses technology that combines water and oxygen to produce aqueous ozone –Â safe and powerful cleaning solution. Operation is designed for minimal environmental impact, and flow rate of 3 gpm meets demands of on-site/on-demand cleaning. Uses include cleaning floors, carpet, restroom fixtures, counters, and more. Read More
FeaturingÂ flow through design, VBUS05M2-HT1 offers low load capacitance (0.35 pF typ) and leakage current (< 0.1 ÂµA maxÂ @ 5.5 V) for protection of high-speed data lines in smartphones, tablets, notebooks, and wearable devices against transient voltage signals. Other characteristics includeÂ 8.5 V typ breakdown voltage at 1 mA andÂ 18 V max clamping voltage at 3.6 A. Supplied in... Read More
Cut-To-Size Flat Sheet is offered alongside inventory of PVC and Polycarbonate Roofing and Siding Panels. UNITREX Polycarbonate Panels consist of heavy duty, corrugated building material for new or replacement siding and roofing applications. Exhibiting optimizedÂ cracking and peeling protection, panels protect equipment from harsh weather conditions, pollution, harmful UV rays, and high-impact... Read More