Materials

Rubber

Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomers impart rubbery feel.

VERSOLLAN(TM) TPE Alloys are offered in Shore A hardness of 55 and 65 and feature soft touch, high coefficient of friction, and dull, matte finish. They can be insert or 2-shot overmolded directly onto PC, ABS, or blends of PC and ABS. Alloys provide chemical and oil resistance. Applications include soft touch grips, handles, and knobs on hand and power tools; lawn and garden equipment; sports...

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Rubber

Coatings are suitable for resurfacing floors and walls.

Based on pure polyurea, Tough-Cote URC, Tough-Cote URM, and Tough-Cote URR are seamless, flexible coatings that offer water- and chemical-resistance. Products are 100% solids, 2-component, pure polyurea elastomers, and can be applied at temperatures from -40 to +350°F. Coatings, formulated with UV stabilizers, can be applied to metal and roofing substrates, including concrete, foam, and...

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Wire and Ribbon replace 100% precious metal.
Mechanical Wire, Cable and Rope

Wire and Ribbon replace 100% precious metal.

Custom engineered platinum clad wire and ribbon are offered with various core materials with cladding thickness from 2% and above. Platinum clad wire is offered in sizes from 0.05-10 mm OD, and ribbon sizes range up to 25 mm wide. Platinum exterior provides corrosion resistance and thermal and electro-chemical stability. Core materials can include titanium, tantalum, copper, silver, stainless...

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Nickel Flux-Cored Wires offer arc stability.
Nickel

Nickel Flux-Cored Wires offer arc stability.

Type A-T1, 625-T1, 82-T1, 182-T1 and HX-T1 flux-cored wires meet chemistry requirements of AWS EniCrFe-2, ERNiCrMo-3, ERNiCr-3, and EniCrMo-2. Operational characteristics make them suitable for similar and dissimilar joining applications, as well as many cladding applications. Wires offer arc stability even when welding in vertical position.

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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding
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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

We developed this eBook with designers, engineers and purchasing specialists in mind. It is written to provide a basic understanding of plastic injection molding presses, processes and costs. Our goal is to make our customers more knowledgeable about what goes into making a plastic part.

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Guides resist fire, heat, and chemicals.
Guides

Guides resist fire, heat, and chemicals.

Extruded PTFE wear strips and conveyor guides feature U-Channel, Guide Rail, J-Leg, Full Round, Half Round, Snap-On and Chain Guide styles. The 1Â-¼ in. profiles, in standard 5 and 10 ft lengths, operate over -350 to +500°F. Naturally slippery, guides reduce stagger and noise, absorb vibration, and are approved for direct food contact. Nonflammable and chemically inert, strips are...

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Laminates add visual interest to interior spaces.
Laminates

Laminates add visual interest to interior spaces.

Patterns and woodgrains are offered in Armored Protection(TM) high pressure laminate and matching LamMates(TM) thermalfused malamine panels. The 19 patterns include edgy, muted, soothing, and natural designs intended for a variety of applications including healthcare pediatrics, retail, and hospitality.

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Coated Turning Grade minimizes common wear patterns.
Carbide

Coated Turning Grade minimizes common wear patterns.

TP1000 cemented carbide grade features cobalt-enriched substrate with hard interior and wear-resistant surface. Negative and positive chipbreaker geometries are offered, including MF2, M3, M5, MR7, FF1, R4, F1, and F2, as well as wiper inserts in W-M3, W-MF2, and W-F1 geometry to handle roughing, medium roughing and finishing operations. TP100 machines steel in high production and batch...

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Cermets

Coated Cermet suits high-speed steel finishing.

Model T2000Z with ZX coating technology features high hardness, oxidation resistance, smooth coating surface, high strength, and peeling resistance. Coating and subsrate reduce tool wear and breakage, and provide smooth surface finish. T2000Z is available in both negative and positive rake geometries.

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Engineering Plastic suits thermal/electrical applications.
Miscellaneous Plastics

Engineering Plastic suits thermal/electrical applications.

Designed for applications requiring high dimensional stability, Pyropel® HDT polyamide-imide (PAI) exhibits electrical and mechanical performance at continuous use temperatures from -60 to +260Â-ºC. Fully reacted thermoset does not require post-curing and will not soften or creep. Product is available in pure form in 12 x 12 in. plates with thicknesses of 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, and 1 in....

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Adhesives

Adhesive Film is suited for automotive assembly.

Double-coated, hand tearable Dublfilm® S837TA has acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive that bonds foams to irregular surfaces. With high tack and peel, 4-mil acrylic adhesive film is formulated for NVH applications and bonds to EPDM rubbers. Product also bonds to low surface energy plastics as well as ether and ester foams. It is resistant to environmental extremes.

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