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A. Schulman To Expand With New Sheet Molding Compound Production Line In Europe

AKRON, Ohio,Â-  -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and composites, today announced that it will expand its compounding capacity with the addition of a new sheet molding compound ( SMC") production line in Germany. The new line will be operational by the end of 2017. Furthermore, in order to address increased demand...

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

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...

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LS-HFFR Jacket Compound performs over broad temperature range.

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...

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Lubricated Compound replaces rubber in seals and gaskets.
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Lubricated Compound replaces rubber in seals and gaskets.

Intended for use in seals for non-pressure water and drain pipe, Sarlink® 9156-02 thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomer provides lubricity for accelerated insertion ofÂ- seals into fittings. Sealing force, retained over years, prolongs working lives of pipe seals, while stress relaxation, also maintained over years, optimizes sealing force....

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HFFR Jacket Compound suits fiber optic cable applications.

Designed to meet stringent requirements for general-purpose applications, Halguard® 58625 Compound has UL-94 flammability rating of V-0 and oxygen index of 50%, while exhibiting post-extrusion linear shrinkage of only 2%. Halogen-free flame retardant product is recommended for cable used in mass transit, data centers, cell towers, and other infrastructure applications. For outdoor uses,...

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Thermoplastic Compounds provide chemical resistance.
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Thermoplastic Compounds provide chemical resistance.

Specially formulated to maintain strength, functionality, and integrity, even with repeated exposure to hospital cleaners, RTP 2000 HC Series can help solve cracking issues in existing devices and open new possibilities for design of hospital equipment and plastic housings that require frequent disinfection. Applications include mobile sonar and X-ray machines, enteral feeding devices, drug...

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Versarien & Mouser Enter Into Exclusive World Wide Distribution Partnership
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Versarien & Mouser Enter Into Exclusive World Wide Distribution Partnership

Versarien (VRS.L), the advanced engineering material group, has taken steps to further strengthen its supply chain capabilities. The company has signed an exclusive global distribution deal with Mouser Electronics in relation to its next generation thermal management solutions. Mouser will forthwith stock Versarien’s LPH00xx series of low-profile metallic foam heatsinks. Targeted at passive...

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Thermal Compound supports form-in-place gap filling.
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Thermal Compound supports form-in-place gap filling.

Capable of filling large gaps around fragile circuit board solder points without causing damage or loss in performance, 5.0 W/m°K SARCON® SPG-50A facilitates efficient transfer of heat from any board-level source to nearby heat sink or heat spreader. Silicon based material provides optimized vibration absorption capabilities and maintains all initial properties across wide temperature...

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New Plenum Cable Compounds Provide Enhanced Flame and Smoke Performance in Diverse Applications

Fireguard® Compounds Now Incorporate Improved Flame Retardant and Smoke Suppressant Formulations PAWTUCKET, RI - New flame retardant (FR) and smoke suppressant technologies have enhanced the performance of wire and cable compounds that are already the leading PVC-based low-flame / low-smoke products for plenum applications, it was announced today by Teknor Apex Company, which will introduce...

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HVOF Masking Compound handles complex and difficult jobs.

Providing protection from HVOF and plasma spray, BlueShield can be shaped and molded to cover odd-shaped areasÂ- as well as close off and protect areas which should not be treated. Single-step application process involves masked part undergoing 25 min curing cycle at 250°F. Resulting shield, ready for coating, is resistant to abrasion, similar to hard rubber, and can be peeled...

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