Current Issue
×

Top Stories

Title Issue Date Category Formats Records Price
Basic Rubber's family focus still strong after four decades
View Description View Full Details
WALLED LAKE, Mich.—Family is the most important value for the owners of Basic Rubber & Plastics Co. Inc., according to David Smith, president and one of the three brothers who own the...
View Full Details »
WALLED LAKE, Mich.—Family is the most important value for the owners of Basic Rubber & Plastics, which welcomed guests during a recent plant tour for the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers. WALLED LAKE, Mich.—Family is the most important value for the owners of Basic Rubber & Plastics, which welcomed guests during a recent plant tour for the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers. $ WALLED LAKE, Mich.—Family is the most important value for the owners of Basic Rubber & Plastics, which welcomed guests during a recent plant tour for the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers.
Nokian breaks ground on Tennessee tire plant
View Description View Full Details
DAYTON, Tenn.—The smiles were almost as abundant as the southeast heat and humidity as executives from Nokian Tyres P.L.C. and officials from the state of Tennessee broke ground on the tire...
View Full Details »
DAYTON, Tenn.—The smiles were almost as abundant as the southeast heat and humidity as executives from Nokian and officials from the state of Tennessee broke ground on the tire maker's first North American facility. DAYTON, Tenn.—The smiles were almost as abundant as the southeast heat and humidity as executives from Nokian and officials from the state of Tennessee broke ground on the tire maker's first North American facility. $DAYTON, Tenn.—The smiles were almost as abundant as the southeast heat and humidity as executives from Nokian and officials from the state of Tennessee broke ground on the tire maker's first North American facility.
Michelin to follow Continental as IMSA tire supplier
View Description View Full Details
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The International Motor Sports Association is switching tire suppliers for the various sports car road-racing championships it organizes throughout North America....
View Full Details »
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Michelin will take over from Continental as the tire supplier for the International Motor Sports Association's various sports car road-racing championships. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Michelin will take over from Continental as the tire supplier for the International Motor Sports Association's various sports car road-racing championships. $DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Michelin will take over from Continental as the tire supplier for the International Motor Sports Association's various sports car road-racing championships.
Clariant rejects appeal to rethink Huntsman merger
View Description View Full Details
MUTTENZ, Switzerland—Chemical giant Clariant A.G. has rejected a request to rethink its planned merger of equals with Woodlands, Texas-based Huntsman Corp. In an open letter to Clariant,...
View Full Details »
MUTTENZ, Switzerland—Chemical giant Clariant has rejected a request to rethink its planned merger of equals with U.S.-based Huntsman. MUTTENZ, Switzerland—Chemical giant Clariant has rejected a request to rethink its planned merger of equals with U.S.-based Huntsman. $MUTTENZ, Switzerland—Chemical giant Clariant has rejected a request to rethink its planned merger of equals with U.S.-based Huntsman.
Hoosier Gasket receives 'E' award from U.S. Department of Commerce
View Description View Full Details
INDIANAPOLIS—By increasing the company's percentage of exported goods, Indiana-based Hoosier Gasket Corp. has seen its revenue and employee base rise by about 25 percent during the last...
View Full Details »
INDIANAPOLIS—By increasing the company's percentage of exported goods, Indiana-based Hoosier Gasket has seen its revenue and employee base rise by about 25 percent during the last decade. INDIANAPOLIS—By increasing the company's percentage of exported goods, Indiana-based Hoosier Gasket has seen its revenue and employee base rise by about 25 percent during the last decade. $ INDIANAPOLIS—By increasing the company's percentage of exported goods, Indiana-based Hoosier Gasket has seen its revenue and employee base rise by about 25 percent during the last decade.
Louisville grants ASRC petition to modify emissions goals
View Description View Full Details
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has granted most of American Synthetic Rubber Co.'s requests for modification of its emissions goals under Louisville's...
View Full Details »
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has granted most of American Synthetic Rubber Co.'s requests for modification of its emissions goals under Louisville's Strategic Toxic Air Reduction program. LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has granted most of American Synthetic Rubber Co.'s requests for modification of its emissions goals under Louisville's Strategic Toxic Air Reduction program. $LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has granted most of American Synthetic Rubber Co.'s requests for modification of its emissions goals under Louisville's Strategic Toxic Air Reduction program.
Robotic system helps manage and track costly shipping containers
View Description View Full Details
GREEN, Ohio—Automotive suppliers have a problem.Yes, there is the uncertainty surrounding renegotiation of NAFTA and unrelenting increases in raw material costs. But this problem has to do...
View Full Details »
GREEN, Ohio—For original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers looking to better track returnable containers, there's an expense of manual cycle counts, meaning someone is physically counting packaging units. Last month, Surgere announced the commercial launch of a robot designed to take some of the sting out of reusable containers. GREEN, Ohio—For original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers looking to better track returnable containers, there's an expense of manual cycle counts, meaning someone is physically counting packaging units. Last month, Surgere announced the commercial launch of a robot designed to take some of the sting out of reusable containers. $GREEN, Ohio—For original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers looking to better track returnable containers, there's an expense of manual cycle counts, meaning someone is physically counting packaging units. Last month, Surgere announced the commercial launch of a robot designed to take some of the sting out of reusable containers.
H.B. Fuller to buy Royal Adhesives
View Description View Full Details
ST. PAUL, Minn.—H.B. Fuller Co. has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Royal Adhesives & Sealants L.L.C. from its private equity owner American Securities L.L.C. for about $1.58...
View Full Details »
ST. PAUL, Minn.—H.B. Fuller has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Royal Adhesives & Sealants from its private equity owner American Securities for about $1.58 billion. ST. PAUL, Minn.—H.B. Fuller has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Royal Adhesives & Sealants from its private equity owner American Securities for about $1.58 billion. $ ST. PAUL, Minn.—H.B. Fuller has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Royal Adhesives & Sealants from its private equity owner American Securities for about $1.58 billion.
In plastics M&A, market is ripe for sellers
View Description View Full Details
AKRON—It's a good time to own a plastics, polymer or specialty chemical company—especially if you're of a mind to sell it.That could have ramifications for some of the Akron area's...
View Full Details »
AKRON—It's a good time to own a plastics, polymer or specialty chemical company—especially if you're of a mind to sell it. AKRON—It's a good time to own a plastics, polymer or specialty chemical company—especially if you're of a mind to sell it. $AKRON—It's a good time to own a plastics, polymer or specialty chemical company—especially if you're of a mind to sell it.
Monolith targets U.S. for carbon black
View Description View Full Details
HALLAM, Neb.—Monolith Materials, a next-generation manufacturer of natural gas-based carbon black, is trying to bring a different form of carbon black manufacturing to America. To this end, ...
View Full Details »
HALLAM, Neb.—Monolith Materials, a next-generation manufacturer of natural gas-based carbon black, is trying to bring a different form of carbon black manufacturing to America. HALLAM, Neb.—Monolith Materials, a next-generation manufacturer of natural gas-based carbon black, is trying to bring a different form of carbon black manufacturing to America. $HALLAM, Neb.—Monolith Materials, a next-generation manufacturer of natural gas-based carbon black, is trying to bring a different form of carbon black manufacturing to America.
Digital Edition
Digital Edition
Published on January 1, 2007

Analytical Method and Reduction of Volatile Low Molecular

Have a question? Need some help?
Click here to view the FAQ

Tags

Date Published January 1, 2007
Category

This Report has been authored by:Noriyuki Meguriya at Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Inc. #with# Eric Bishop at Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Inc.

Silicone rubbers have fine electrical properties, good chemical stability and excellent cold and heat resistance. They are thus widely used for electric and electronic equipment, automobile parts, and office automation equipment. Recently, concerns about VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) have arisen, and electric and electronic manufactures report that low molecular-weight cyclic Siloxanes (LMW-Si) can cause contact failure. Silicone rubbers contain low molecular-weight cyclic Siloxanes in the main polymers, and these LMW-Si become VOCs during the molding process. Post curing of silicone products is a popular process for reducing LMW-Si, but there are possible environmental issues associated with the release of VOCs into the atmosphere. In this report, we would like to introduce new LIMS™ materials which contain lower amounts of LMW-Si and also report several analytical studies for LMW-Si measurement that estimate the potential impact in an actual production environment. 
ERROR: Object template cce_CCI_SITE is missing!