Resins

Post Fixing Resin produces expanding, fast-setting foam.
Resins

Post Fixing Resin produces expanding, fast-setting foam.

Without requiring special tools or water, Sika® Post Fix 2-part, pre-proportioned polyurethane resin produces expanding foam when mixed. Set time is 3 min for this mix-in-the-bag backfill, which is suited for securing wood, PVC, steel, or concrete in-ground posts and hardens completely in 2 hr. Once mixed and in foam state, product is inert and will not leach into soil. Also, chemical...

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Resins

Chicago's Intrinsic Schools Showcase Distinctive, Patterned Façade Finished in Valspar's Fluropon Coatings

Chicago's Intrinsic Schools showcase distinctive, patterned facade finished in Valspar's Fluropon coatings; Greg Folkins Photography Opened for the 2014-15 academic year on Chicago’s Northwest Side, Intrinsic Schools’ new 58,000-square-foot Belmont Campus transforms a former lumberyard into a contemporary educational facility designed by Wheeler Kearns Architects (WKA) specifically...

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Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Solutions Selected by Airbus to Produce 3D Printed Flight Parts for Its A350 XWB Aircraft
Resins

Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Solutions Selected by Airbus to Produce 3D Printed Flight Parts for Its A350 XWB Aircraft

Minneapolis Rehovot, IsraelÂ- — Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announces that leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus has produced more than 1000 flight parts on its Stratasys FDM 3D Production Systems for use in the first-of-type A350 XWB aircraft, delivered in December 2014. The 3D printed parts were used in place...

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Miscellaneous Film

Bayer Polycarbonate Resin, Sheet and Films Satisfy Design and Performance Requirements of LED Lighting Market

NEW YORK - LED lighting is experiencing increased adoption in many residential and commercial applications, and customers are demanding more energy-efficient options without sacrificing design. To meet these needs, Bayer MaterialScience LLC offers a portfolio of polycarbonate resin, sheet and film materials for LED lighting applications that satisfy a variety of design and performance...

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Polymer Additives

Total Cray Valley to Showcase Novel Additives for High-Performance Thermoplastics at 2015 Compounding World Congress

EXTON, Pa. – Global functional additive manufacturer Total Cray Valley today announced that it will be exhibiting several novel additives for high-performance thermoplastic formulations at this year's Compounding World Congress. Cray Valley's plastic formulation specialists will be showcasing the company's Dymalink® coagents and Cleartack® resins during the tabletop...

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Polycarbonate Resins target aircraft cabin lighting.
Resins

Polycarbonate Resins target aircraft cabin lighting.

Suitable for extruding parts with thin walls down to 1.0 mm, LEXAN CFR5630 provides material option for components that require transparency or virtually any custom color, while LEXAN CFR5630D is available in 5 different colors to deliver desired diffusion and light-transmission effects critical to LED lighting. Both are lot-to-lot certified so customers are assured that each lot they order...

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SABIC Features Solutions and Services to Address Trends of Weight-out and Differentiation by Design at Aircraft Interiors EXPO
Seating

SABIC Features Solutions and Services to Address Trends of Weight-out and Differentiation by Design at Aircraft Interiors EXPO

As airlines seek every opportunity to reduce weight, differentiate their brands, minimize costs and enhance their customers' flying experiences, they need versatile materials, creative design options and global support from suppliers who understand the desired outcomes.Â- Ã‚ Â Â  At Aircraft Interiors Expo Hamburg, Hall 7, booth # 7B70, SABIC's Innovative Plastics...

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New Light Mountaineering Shoe from Salomon has High Performance Chassis Made Out of EcoPaXX® from DSM
Resins

New Light Mountaineering Shoe from Salomon has High Performance Chassis Made Out of EcoPaXX® from DSM

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Material Sciences company, announces that its high performance bio-based EcoPaXX® polyamide has been chosen for the “Edging Chassis” of an innovative new mountaineering shoe from sports specialist Salomon. Light mountaineering shoes fit with one of the latest trends in outdoor sports: they provide users with very comfortable lightweight equipment that...

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Polymer Additives

UV-Curable PUDs provide optimized formulation latitude.

Free of solvents, surfactants, and tin catalysts, CN9500 and CN9501 are supplied at 40% solids content and are compatible with other water-based coatings. Both contribute optimal coating properties after water removal and UV curing, including good flow and leveling and low minimum film formation temperature. Non-yellowing and resistant toÂ- water, stains, and chemicals, CN9500 exhibits...

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UV/Vis Light-Curable Masking Resin reduces processing time.
Masks and Masking

UV/Vis Light-Curable Masking Resin reduces processing time.

Providing surface protection during aggressive chemical exposures and thermal processes, SpeedMask® 750-SC cures on demand and conserves labor efforts when used as alternative to manual taping or latex-based maskants. Purple uncured state enables placement confirmation, and transition to pink provides visual confirmation of full cure. Resin holds shape after application by either spray or...

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