Sodick Plustech Inc. has introduced a Sil-Pro Series of liquid silicone and rubber molding machines featuring a V-Line plunger system for improved molding quality with exact dosing and reduced labor cost with no trimming. According to the company, the machines ensure flashless exact dosing without short shots or overpacks. The machine is ideal for medical, seal packing, O-ring and keypad applications and features the same structure as a plastic injection molding machine, making it easy to integrate into existing product lines, according to the firm. For more information, visit www.plustech-inc.com, call 847-490-8130 or e-mail [email protected]
Solvay Engineered Polymers Inc. has released a series of vulcanized thermoplastic elastomers that feature the company´s proprietary cure technology called NexPrene 9500 SHF materials. TPVs in the series exhibit viscosities that are up to 60 percent lower than those of conventional elastomers, Solvay claims. For more information, visit www.solvay.com.
Eriez Manufacturing Co. is offering free literature on the company´s new PolyMag Separator and Process. Photos appear throughout the four-page brochure, which includes an overview of the PolyMag Process. According to the literature, the PolyMag Process provides multi-material processors with an effective and automated means to recover manufacturing scrap and waste. For a copy of the brochure, call 888-300-3743, visit www.eriez.com or e-mail [email protected]
ExxonMobil Chemical has produced a technical document to help customers design products with Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanizates. "Design Guidelines for Santoprene Thermoplastic Vulcanizate" is fully illustrated and provides guidelines and theory behind design in relation to both material performance and processing. Topics include injection molding; grips; shutoff design; blow molding; seals; tubes, ducts and bellows; and convolutes. The literature is available at www.santoprene.com.
Rockwell Automation Inc. has introduced the Allen-Bradley 1609-P series, which the firm said offers protection against threats of fluctuating power or complete power losses. These industrial-grade units provide increased voltage and frequency regulation, internal bypass and input power factor correction, according to the company. The 1609-P high-density, double conversion UPS is available in power ranges from 3 to 10 KVA and in 208 and 230V application. Visit www.rockwellautomation.com or www.ab.com/go/1609 for more information.
Dow Automotive has launched its IMPAXX energy-absorbing foam, which it claims provides superior performance and minimizes weight and use of packaging space. It is a lower-cost alternative to polyurethane and polypropylene materials, according to the company. The firm said the foam enables last-minute design changes because it no longer requires tooling costs and minimal lead time and can reduce weight by up to 50 percent compared to polyurethane and polypropylene parts without compromising energy-absorption performance. For more information, visit www.dowautomotive.com.
Master Bond Inc. has developed a medium viscosity, two-component epoxy adhesive/sealant, coating and casting compound called EP30HT. It is formulated to cure at room temperature or more rapidly at higher temperatures up to 400°F. It conforms to federal regulations for food applications, according to the company. Master Bond EP30HT has a 4 to 1 mix ratio by weight. It is 100 percent reactive and does not contain any solvents or volatiles. The compound will resist exposure to water, oil and most organic solvents and adheres to metals, glass, ceramics, woods, vulcanized rubbers and plastics. Contact James Brenner at 201-343-8983 or [email protected] for more information.
Mokon, a division of Protective Industries Inc., has introduced the redesigned HF-2 Series Heat Transfer Fluid System. It offers energy efficiency and reduced space requirements for large flow and higher heating capacity applications, and provides accurate temperature control up to 600°F for applications such as rubber, the firm said. For more information, call 716-876-9951, ext. 3257, or visit www.mokon.com.