Cyro Industries introduced a glass-green grade of its acrylic-based, multipolymer HP sheet as an alternative to clear acrylic for displays and other applications. The Rockaway, N.J., firm's HP sheet, clear grades of which were introduced last year, has higher impact strength than acrylic. Standard sheet sizes range up to 4 feet by 8 feet and thicknesses available include 0.06-0.236 inch.
Tel. (800) 631-5384; fax (201) 442-6113.
Moldflow improves software system
Moldflow Pty Ltd., which makes computer-aided engineering software, announced several improvements to its Dynamic Series Release 9.1 at last month's ANTEC '96 in Indianapolis.
Enhanced Project Manager software acts as the central focal point to run the entire Moldflow system, organizing complex data files. Warpage simulation now takes into account corner effects. The system also can predict creep over months or years. The software also features new animation.
In other news, the company named two new executives.
Marc Dulude is the new U.S.-based chief executive officer, based at Moldflow Inc. in Shelton, Conn. Dulude was senior vice president of marketing at the company that makes Pro/Engi-neer software for computer-aided design, Parametric Technology Corp. of Waltham, Mass.
David Austin assumes the new post of chief operating officer, based at Moldflow Pty Ltd. in Melbourne, Australia. Austin is a former general manager of an engineering software company, Concentra Corp. of Burlington, Mass.
Also, Ampersand Ventures of Wellesley, Mass., has taken a 25-percent stake in the company.
Tel. (203) 925-0552; fax (203) 925-1175.
Atlas unveils line of polymer analyzers
Atlas Electric Devices Co., which makes testing equipment for polymers, introduced the CL400 ChemiLune Analyzer for measuring thermal oxidation stability of materials.
The company also announced at ANTEC '96 that it has closed its CSI Division in Cedar Knolls, N.J., and consolidated the operations into its Chicago headquarters.
Tel. (312) 327-4520; fax (312) 327-4023.
Maxi-Blast system cleans screws, molds
Maxi-Blast Inc. of South Bend, Ind., showed at ANTEC '96 its Pressure Blast system that uses a nonabrasive plastic media for cleaning molds and screws.
Pressure Blast is designed to replace hand cleaning and chemical processes. Maxi-Blast manufacturers the machine and the plastic particles.
Tel. (219) 233-1161; fax (219) 234-0792.