The silicone rubber comes in two series, each featuring three products, which consist of 40C, 50C and 60C rubber hardness after molding. Call 81-3-3246-5091, visit www.shinetsu.co.jp or e-mail [email protected] for more information.
Lubrizol Corp.´s Noveon subsidiary has introduced a soft durometer grade of its Estane-brand thermoplastic polyure-thane. The grade´s robust properties, low-temperature flexibility and snapback resistance make the material especially suited for hoses used to convey petroleum-based products, according to the firm. For more information, call 888-234-2436 or visit www.estane.com.
"Elastomer Cure Concepts, Vol. X," an 118-page color technical booklet for elastomer compounders, is available from global specialty chemicals manufacturer Sartomer Co. Inc.
Article topics in the booklet include high hardness compounds with good properties and processibility, specialty coagents, diene-based thermoplastic polyurethanes for promoting rubber adhesion, Saret HP technology and tailor-made polybutadienes. Call 800-SARTOMER, or visit www.sartomer.com for a free copy.
A one-component, high-performance silicone elastomer compound for bonding, sealing and coating called MasterSil 415 has been developed by Master Bond Inc.
This formulation has high transparency and is suited for optical and display applications, according to the company. It cures at ambient temperatures to a flexible, rubbery solid when exposed to atmospheric moisture. It can be applied on vertical surfaces without sagging or running. Call 201-343-8983 for more information or visit www.masterbond.com.
New sorters by FKI Logistex feature reduced product lifecycle cost, a space-saving design and access to multiple floor levels, the firm said.
The LS-4000E tilt-tray and LS-4000CB cross-belt sorters offer high-speed linear synchronous motors, while eliminating contact between moving parts for low wear-and-tear and low noise levels in the range of normal conversation, FKI said. Call Emily Smith at 513-881-5239 for information.