Chem-Trend L.P. has introduced a family of high-performance, water-based inside tire paints based on a blend of raw materials.
The ratios of the ingredients allow users to employ lower coating weights, compared with conventional filled inside tire paints, the company said. Customers are reporting greatly reduced paint-related defect levels and a significantly enhanced bladder life, according to the company. For more information, visit the firm´s Web site at www.chemtrend.com.
Maplan, a member of the Starlinger Group, has redesigned its horizontal model MHF400/190E1 O-ring machine for a lower floor space requirement. Main machine parts such as frame, covers and auxiliaries were adapted to cut 380 millimeter in length and 180 millimeter in width. The design of the machine reduces deflection and brings the waste rate to a minimum, the company said. It can be used for injection compression molding and injection molding. For more information, e-mail [email protected]
The IC Series of vacuum conveyors from Piab USA Inc. provides safe conveying of virtually all types of materials, making it ideal for rubber mixing, according to the company. The conveyor features the firm´s COAX multistage ejector technology and consumes less energy than other compressed-air driving technology, the company said. The completely enclosed system protects users from inhaling potentially harmful substances and prevents materials from damage from external elements, Piab said. The IC Series is offered in three different diameters and can convey up to two tons of material per hour. For more information, call 800-321-7422 or visit www.piab.com.
Videojet Technologies Inc. has released the Videojet 3320, which it touts as the fastest laser coder in its class. According to the company, the device creates consistent, crisp marks on high-speed production line. It integrates into almost any application that requires permanent marking of variable data on materials, such as rubber, plastic, glass, cardboard and labels, Videojet said. The device prints standard and two-dimensional bar codes, expiration dates, batch and lot codes, serial numbers, symbols and manufacturer names and logos at a rate of 1,300 characters per second. For more information, call 800-843-3610 or visit www.videojet.com.