The ``Desmopan and Texin-High-Tech Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Set Trends'' brochure details the variety of thermoplastic polyurethanes Bayer MaterialScience L.L.C. offers, new TPU resins under development and TPU business unit customer services. For a copy of the brochure, call 800-662-2927 or e-mail [email protected] It also can be viewed online by visiting www.BayerMaterialScienceNAFTA.com and following the TPU links to the literature section.
Designed for extrusion coating and laminating applications, the Model TL90 extruder with rear thermal expansion feature uses a fixed die position to handle thermal expansion by moving backward on a custom designed base. The 90-mm, 32:1 extruder from Diamond America Corp. can be fitted with feed pipes and custom-made extrusion dies. Call 888-349-9385 or 330-633-9959; visit www.diamondamericacorp.com; or e-mail [email protected], for more information.
The Road Hazard Impact Machine from Standard Testing Laboratories Inc. was designed specifically in accordance with the SAE standard for evaluating the effects of curbs, potholes and other road-bound hazards on the tire and wheel system. The unit features an adjustable support base, an electrically actuated triple-clutch brake system and multiple striker heads. It can accommodate tire/wheel assemblies with outside diameters ranging from 19.8 to 36 inches, the company said. For more information, call 800-833-8547 or visit www.stllabs.com.
Chronos Richardson's pneumatic elevator uses fluidization technology to transport powdered ingredients like carbon black and other fillers from the intake point to storage silos/vessels via enclosed conveying lines and dedicated feeders. Suitable for installation in both new and existing plants, the elevator is capable of sustained long-term operation at throughputs greater then 20 tons per hour, the Premier Tech Canada unit said. For more information, call 011-44-115-935-1351; visit www.chronosrich-ardson.com; or e-mail [email protected]