Hydraulic / Pneumatic / Radial Shaft Seals

Saint-Gobain Seals Group's OmniSeal® and Meldin® Components Part of Falcon 9 and Atlas V Successful Launches

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA – Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Meldin® and OmniSeal® components were installed as part of the fuel delivery system in the Space X Falcon 9 and United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicles that successfully carried sophisticated satellites into orbit this past September.Â-  The upgraded Falcon 9 launch vehicle blasted off at Vandenberg AFB on...

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Process Machinery

Bailey-Parks Urethane Halves Hydrocyclone Production Timeline

Polyurethane Manufacturer Acquires Custom Machine Dedicated to Oil Gas Clients Memphis, Tenn. — Bailey-Parks Urethane has purchased a specialized polyurethane processing machine dedicated to the production of hydrocyclones for the oil and gas industry. The new equipment doubles Bailey-Parks's hydrocyclone production capacity and reduces the company's turnaround time for these custom-molded...

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PVDF Copolymer targets minimally invasive medical catheters.
Tubes and Tubing

PVDF Copolymer targets minimally invasive medical catheters.

Suitable for catheters that are exposed to bodily fluids for less than 30 days, Kynar Rx® 752 canÂ- melt extruded in single or multi-layers for catheter shafts and other medical tubing. Flexible, low-friction fluoropolymer is USP Class VI compliant and resistant to chemicals and temperatures, enabling medical devices to be chemical, autoclave, or irradiation sterilized. Product offers...

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Over-Mold Strain Relief increases durability of battery clips.
Electric Cable Assemblies

Over-Mold Strain Relief increases durability of battery clips.

Offered as alternative to slip-on boot, over-mold solution for battery clip — electrical device used for jump starting vehicles and also common on test equipment — provides strain relief that adds durability and longevity to assembly. Over-molding also increases insulation and grip as well as aesthetics. Over-molding handles encapsulate soldered connection in plastic for additional protection...

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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies
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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies

Distillation is a separation unit operation that involves multiple countercurrent-stage steps, separating two or more volatile components. This results in the contact of liquid and vapor most generally in counterflow. Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies provides an in-depth look at everything you need to know about distillation, including: Design procedures Equipment components Applications

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Pressure Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

What Is Standard Set-Up Data for Revalidation of Injection Molding Processes?

Traditional Revalidation In order to revalidate a mold to run in a different injection molding machine, traditional revalidation follows closely to the initial process validation procedures which include IQ, OQ and PQ. Installation (IQ):Â-  The process equipment along with all supporting and subsystems conform to the requirements of the manufacturer and are installed properly.  The...

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Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Rulon® J Fluoropolymer Material ASTM Certified for Flammability, Smoke, and Toxicity
General Coating Services

Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Rulon® J Fluoropolymer Material ASTM Certified for Flammability, Smoke, and Toxicity

Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Rulon® J, one of their fluoropolymer grades, was recently certified for mass transit applications such as in trains and aircraft in regards to specific safety requirements for flammability, smoke and toxicity (FST). While composites are an excellent technology for weight reduction, most thermoset resins carry some safety risk in mass transit applications due to...

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Miscellaneous Containers

RPC Oakham is Catering for Caterforce

WorldPressOnline First Call - Independent food consortium Caterforce has selected RPC Containers Oakham to manufacture the packs for its latest range of products for the catering industry. The 200PS 2.5L injection-moulded tub is being produced in white PP for the Chefs' Selections by Caterforce range of fruit fillings and sauces - the first time the catering giant has sourced containers from RPC...

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MAUSER increases Blow-Molding Capacity for Jerrycans in Hamburg, Germany
Blow Molding Services

MAUSER increases Blow-Molding Capacity for Jerrycans in Hamburg, Germany

MAUSER Group, a worldwide leading company in industrial packaging, increases its blow-moulding capacities for plastic jerrycans in Hamburg (Germany). Successful start of production was mid-June 2013. With the installation of a new high speed blow molding machine MAUSER responds to the continuously growing market demand for its 20 l lube oil jerrycan design. Based on its optimized footprint for...

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Custom Overmold is available for Molex® XRC connectors.
Strain Reliefs

Custom Overmold is available for Molex® XRC connectors.

Custom overmold, available for IP67-rated andÂ- waterproof Molex® XRC (Extra Rugged Circular) connectors, integrates solid rib strain relief and custom recessed grooves that promote additional grip. Along with providing additional rugged protection to connector, this aesthetic encapsulation helps reduce stress on internal connections that...

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Plastics

Ticona Polymer and Processing Expertise Helps Rodon Deliver Successes, Including K'NEX® Toys

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, and The Rodon Group, a 57-year-old custom injection molder, are marking 30 years of cooperation that has resulted in successful products, including the K'NEX® building toy system made with Celcon® acetal copolymer (POM). We started with Ticona in the early '80s,"...

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