Product News

New nucleator and clarifier from Milliken

September 24, 2014 9:45 am ET

Milliken & Co. is launching a new nucleator for high density polyethylene and a new clarifier for polypropylene.

Long-fiber compounds match magnesium and aluminum

September 24, 2014 9:41 am ET

PlastiComp Inc. has expanded its Complet long-fiber reinforced thermoplastic lineup to include drop-in replacements for die-cast magnesium.

More precise conductivity in RTP compounds

September 24, 2014 9:37 am ET

RTP Co. says it has developed conductive extrusion compounds with improved consistency in conductivity and mechanical properties.

India's Rajoo introduces a less expensive Multifoil Lite

September 24, 2014 9:32 am ET

You can buy light beer, and now you can buy a Multifoil Lite, a less-expensive version of Rajoo Engineers Ltd.'s Multifoil blown film line, which the Indian company introduced at the K 2013 show.

MMC updates control system

September 24, 2014 9:28 am ET

MMC Packaging of Laval, Quebec, Canada, which specializes in turnkey post-molding automation equipment to manufacturers of cans and closures, has modernized its control system with a personal-computer-based industrial Ethernet technology, and a new operator interface, supplied by Beckhoff Automation GmbH of Verl, Germany.


Eastman, Helian launch new material for 3-D printing

September 24, 2014 9:16 am ET

Eastman Chemical Co. and Helian Polymers, the Dutch Maker of masterbatches and biopolymers, have teamed to launch a new material for 3-D printing: colorFABB XT-Copolyester made with Eastman's Amphora 3-D polymer.


Kason builds 75-square-foot vibratory screener

September 24, 2014 9:12 am ET

Kason Corp. President Henry Alamzad claims the company has built the world's largest round vibratory screener — with a screening area of 75 square feet. It can separate oversized particles from bulk material at rates of to 150 tons an hour.

Mettler Toledo guide focuses on moisture in polymers and plastics

September 24, 2014 9:06 am ET

Mettler Toledo Inc. has developed a new guide for determining moisture and water content in polymers and plastics.

American Roller invests in CNC grinder

September 24, 2014 9:03 am ET

American Roller Co.'s Plasma Coatings division has invested in a Danobat CNC cylindrical grinder for its new manufacturing facility under construction in Union Grove, Wis.


PolyOne says its TPE won't irritate skin in wearable electronics

September 12, 2014 10:58 am ET

PolyOne Corp.'s GLS thermoplastic elastomers unit says its Versaflex CE 3620 compounds have met all ISO 10993-10:2010 testing requirements with no signs of skin irritation.

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