Additives

Struktol Company of America Expands Additive Line for Engineered Plastics

New Additives Improve Processing Characteristics For Compounding, Molding, and Extrusion STOW, Ohio - Struktol Company of America, a leading global supplier of polymer additives, will present an expanded product line for engineered plastics at NPE 2015: The International Plastics Showcase (Booth #S27082) March 23-27 in Orlando, Fla. These new additives have been designed to provide greater...

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Paint Finish mimics look/feel of terra cotta on aluminum panels.
Finishes

Paint Finish mimics look/feel of terra cotta on aluminum panels.

Intended for application to architectural wall panels, paint finish comes in 14 faux terra cotta colors. Texture additive helps replicate natural feel of terra cotta, while 70% PVDF resin-based coating optimizes exterior environment performance. Finish meets requirements of AAMA 2605-13 and exhibits resistance to humidity, color change, chalk, gloss loss, and chemicals. Solution can be specified...

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End of Winter Could Mean Leaky Roofs and the Need for Repairs and Coatings
Membranes

End of Winter Could Mean Leaky Roofs and the Need for Repairs and Coatings

Flat roofs that are found at plants, factories and other industrial buildings will almost inevitably end up with leaks at some point in their history.Â-  Pumpcoat~PCI Contractors gets several calls for leaks, roof repairs and coatings each season. Areas on roofs where something sticks up from the roof  - like piping, vents, exhaust fans, etc. are called penetrations. Anywhere there...

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Coatings

Anodized Powder Coatings meet AAMA 2604 specifications.

Designed for architectural applications where anodized look is desired, TruAnodize smooth, low-gloss powder coatings apply in one coat, do not require clear coat, and meet AAMA 2604 specifications. There are 6 stock products available that offer appearances to match as many anodized colors: Light Bronze LR, Dark Bronze LR, Dark Bronze DR, Champagne LR, Black, and Bonded Clear. Applications...

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Precision Optics are designed for Nd:YAG and fiber lasers.
Mirrors

Precision Optics are designed for Nd:YAG and fiber lasers.

Intended for use in Nd:YAG and fiber lasers, precision laser optics include lenses, beamsplitters, polarizing components, super flat mirrors, and high-damage threshold coatings that operate in 1 micron wavelength region. Key specifications, including transmission, wavefront, and laser damage threshold (LDT), are analyzed andÂ- measured by technicians and scientists. Subesquently,...

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Silicone Resin and UV Cure Coating protect electrical components.
Resins

Silicone Resin and UV Cure Coating protect electrical components.

Curing within seconds upon exposure to UV light or within 2 hr at 80°C for curing in shadowed areas, UVCL protects electronic circuitry produced in high volumes. VOC-free, low-viscosity conformal coating allowsÂ- application of relatively thin films without need for dilution. Also available, SC3001 silicone resin consists of optically clear and flexible 2-part encapsulation compound...

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Release Agents

Michelman Introduces Two New Solutions for Composite Wood Manufacturers

CINCINNATI, OH – Michelman has introduced two new additions to its line of Michem®Wood Release mold release agents and processing aids for manufacturers of medium density fiberboard, oriented strand board, particle board and laminated strand board.Â- Ã‚  Michem Wood Release 1136 is a water dilutable mold release agent for pMDI based board that is sprayed over the fiber mat,...

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Dyes

Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant comes in aerosol cans.

With ZL-37 Aerosol, users can inspect high-stress critical components to detect fine, tight, and open discontinuities. Type 1, postemulsifiable, Level 4 penetrant is impervious to water to protect it from over washing and permit penetrant to remain in discontinuities for optimized detection of small defects. Product is suited for local penetrant inspections, field testing, spot inspections, and...

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Chemical Primers

Michelman Featuring Digital Press Primer that Improves Print Quality on Xeikon Presses

CINCINNATI, OH – Michelman will be featuring DigiPrime® 4453 digital press primer formulated for use on Xeikon digital presses at the Xeikon CafÃ-© event taking place March 10-12, 2015 in in Antwerp, Belgium.  DigiPrime 4453 is a water based, water resistant primer that promotes adhesion of Xeikon electrophotographic toners to most paper and film substrates.  It is...

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Release Agents

Michelman Introduces Expansive Line of Composite Wood Release Solutions to China Market at WoodMac China 2015

CINCINNATI, OH – Michelman, a global developer and manufacturer of water-based mold release agents and processing aids for use by composite wood manufacturers, will introduce an extensive line of proven industry solutions to the China market at WoodMac China 2015.Â-  Over twelve years ago, Michelman began developing a family of environmentally friendly solutions specifically formulated to...

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