Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Wego Offers and Innovative Polydimethylsiloxane

Jul 11, 2017

Wego Chemical Group is a leading global supplier and distributor of Silicones such as Polydimethylsiloxane in varying viscosity degrees. It is found under CAS # 63148-62-9 and EINECS # 203-492-7 and referred to as E900, its code for European food additives. These Silicone Fluids have the molecular formula of (C2H6OSi)n. It can also be referred to as PMDS, Dimethyl Fluid, Methylpolysiloxane,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Addition Cured Silicone is Optically Clear with Enhanced Low Temperature Serviceability

Apr 13, 2017

Ideal for potting and encapsulation applications, MasterSil 157 is a two component silicone system that features low viscosity and low exotherm. It has superior electrical insulation properties and can cure in sections beyond 1 inch thick.

MasterSil 157 is serviceable over the wide temperature range of -175°F to +500°F [-115°C to +260°C]. “This product was formulated for... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Minnesota Rubber & Plastics' High Purity EPDM, FKM and NBR Materials for the Medical and Pharma Industries

Dec 03, 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Quadion LLC, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MRP) introduces a new portfolio of materials formulated for Medical and Pharma applications. Using only the most high purity ingredients, these comply with existing and proposed regulations around elastomeric products. These materials have certified compliance to the European Commission framework regulation EC 1935/2004, US... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Silicone Potting Compound features lightweight formulation.

Oct 26, 2016

Utilizing advanced micro balloon technology fillers, 20-1634 Light Weight Silicone Potting Compound features specific gravity of 0.82, making it suited for applications that require low weight, flexibility, high heat resistance, and optimized electrical insulation properties. Two-component silicon elastomer features Shore A hardness of 34 and tensile strength of 125 psi. Formulated without... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

OKW's IP 65 silicone Sealing Kits feature anti-tamper Torx T10 screws.

Oct 14, 2016

Fabricated with pre-molded contours, the IP 65 silicone sealing kits for NET-BOX wall mount enclosures boasts of a smart three-part construction which conceals screws on the front. Applied in management, data systems engineering, supervision terminals with access control, medical and wellness technology. IP 65 is available in 5.51” x 5.51” x 1.83” to 8.66” x 8.66” x 1.99” sizes.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Conductive Silicone Rubber Gaskets feature fabric reinforcement.

May 11, 2016

Available in .020 and .032 in. thicknesses, SNE-556-R and SNE-540-R are nickel-graphite filled silicone rubber with fabric reinforcement that exhibit durability and dimensional stability. Both materials can be die cut or water jet cut into EMI shielding gaskets with narrow cross sections. While SNE-556-R consists of 65 durometer, conductive silicone used for EMI and environmental... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Material Highlight: Closed Cell Sponge Rubber

Mar 11, 2016

Closed cell sponge rubber. Enticing subject, isn’t it?  I can assure you it is a lot more interesting than it sounds. SRP does a ton of work with closed cell sponge because it is a highly convertible material that is incredibly easy to work with.  So, we thought we would share a few facts and specifications to help aid some folks when it comes to choosing the right materials.  This... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Elastomer Technologies, Inc. (ETI) Announces Business Expantion with Strategic Equipment Purchases

Feb 15, 2016

Growth Provides for New Equipment Investment  Corona, California – Elastomer Technologies, Inc. (, a leader in molding of rubber and silicone products and precision die cutting for the healthcare, aerospace, and recreation industries is pleased to announce business growth and the addition of new liquid silicone injection... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Material Highlight: 3M 442F

Feb 12, 2016

This month's material highlight features 3M's 442F double-coated adhesive tapes. The 442F features a thin polyester film carrier that provides dimensional stability and improved handling with ease of die-cutting and laminating. 442F comes standard with 3M Adhesive 830. The 830 is a firm rubber adhesive system that provides a combination of good adhesion, good temperature performance, good... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Jefferson Rubber Achieves WRAS Material Approval for Butyl Rubber

Feb 11, 2016

Worcester, MA - Jefferson Rubber Works Inc., a custom manufacturer of rubber molded products, has recently received material approval from the Water Regulations Authority Scheme (WRAS).  The approved rubber material is suitable for contact with wholesome water for domestic purposes having met the requirements of BS6920-1:2000 and/or 2014 'Suitability of non-metallic products for use in... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

EPDM Material meets European food contact regulations.

Nov 25, 2015

Specifically formulated to meet demanding food contact requirements of European Commission framework regulation EC1935/2004, Qmonix 558EC exhibits optimized performance in both hot and cold process applications. Product is chemical-resistant as well as ozone-and UV-resistant for sanitation processes. With standard durometer of 70, material is suited for equipment used in beverage dispensing,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Viton® Compounds resist rapid gas decompression.

Sep 16, 2015

With 90 and 95 durometer hardness, respectively, Viton® Compounds 60895 and 8990 are qualified to ISO 23936-2 standard for resistance to Rapid Gas Decompression experienced in Oil and Gas industry. Both materials received best possible rating of 0000. In addition, Compound 8990 performed to 29,500 psi at .0049 gap and 24,000 psi at .0089 gap, making it an optimal sealing elastomer for this... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Silicone Pressurized Tubes let users control bead width.

Jul 01, 2015

Designed for sealing, bonding, protecting, and waterproofing, RTV Silicone Pressurized Tubes with Select-A-Bead™ Nozzle have double piston pressurized package that allows for smooth, uniform dispensing and self-sealing plug that keeps silicone fresh. Product cures at room temperature so no special curing method is required. Available in 5 colors, chemically stable formulation shows little... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Products & Equipment

MD&M East: RAUMEDIC, the Single Source Provider for Polymer Tubing, Molding and Assembly

May 27, 2015

Leesburg, NC — RAUMEDIC is a development partner and system supplier for polymer products for the medical technology and pharmaceutical industry. At MDM East in New York, the company presents the newest innovations from the world of polymers. Thermoplastic PTFE Moldflon tubing, unique silicone molding parts and innovative catheter systems will be the highlights at booth 1245. As a special... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Rapid Prototyping Silicone enhances moldmaking process.

May 21, 2015

Formulated with low viscosity to optimize filling and degassing, BLUESIL™ RTV 3044 has 1:1 mix ratio and built-in inhibition resistance and promotes mechanical performance and mold life. Platinum-catalyzed elastomer cures at room temperature, exhibits high degree of transparency, and allows for mistake-free part reproduction and accelerated, efficient process. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

EPDM Rubber Compound is 45% bio-renewable.

Apr 27, 2015

Made from polymer produced from sugarcane-based feedstock, EPDM Rubber Compound is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 150°C and has optimized compressive stress force retention. Sugarcane base allows material to be 45% bio-renewable, which ultimately reduces manufacturing carbon footprint. Applications include seals for coolants, steam, synthetic hydraulic fluids, brake fluids, and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

PDMS Sheets and Membranes suit lab and medical applications.

Mar 17, 2015

Produced using platinum cure catalyst system, Polydimethylsiloxane is available as sheets or die-cut membranes. Odor-free compound is FDA CFR 177.2600 and USP Class VI compliant. Silicone membranes are supplied as sheets or continuous rolls with thin release layer. Standard thicknesses range from .005–.040 in. with tolerance of ±.002 in. For applications other than gas separation, platinum... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Low Stress, Optically Clear, One Part Silicone Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

Mar 17, 2015

Passing ASTM E595 testing for NASA low outgassing, Master Bond MasterSil 920-LO is a high performance, room temperature vulcanizing silicone for sealing, coating and small encapsulations. This single component system has a moderate, flowable viscosity and a solid electrical profile, which makes it well suited for conformal coating applications in the electronic and optical industries. Featuring a... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Metal and X-Ray Detectable Rubber Materials Now Available!

Feb 23, 2015

Precision Associates has developed two Metal and X-Ray detectable materials for the food processing industry.  Silicone 19770 and NBR 7770 are both 70 durometer materials, blue in color.  Both compounds were tested buy an independent laboratory and found to have magnetic properties that exceed the industry standards.  These materials are FDA Compliant.  Additional compounds will be... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Safety & Security Equipment

Trim-Lok, Inc. Announces Flammability, Smoke and Toxicity (FST) Capabilities

Feb 12, 2015

Buena Park, CA — Trim-Lok Inc. announces the release of a Flammability, Smoke and Toxicity (FST) Certified Dense Rubber Material to expand their already extensive extrusion capabilities.  This addition helps Trim-Lok serve their customers that have Smoke and Flame requirements typically required in mass transit and aviation applications.  Trim-Lok's new FST Rated Materials are... Read More