The following companies have free brochures, catalogs and technical bulletins available. Order by circling the appropriate number on the Plastics News Quick Information Card. Circle 36An Onsrud Cutter Inc. catalog features tools for trimming, shaping, routing and sawing plastics.
Circle 37CertainTeed Corp.'s two-disk ``VinyLink'' program is a comprehensive guide to the company's siding, soffit, decorative trim and other exterior building accessories.
Circle 38``Keep Cost and Performance on the Mark,'' from Dow Plastics, describes the features and benefits of its Aim advanced styrenic resins.
Circle 39McKechnie Plastic Components highlights its markets and capabilities in plastics injection molding, blow molding and extrusion, including white room molding and clean room assembly.
Circle 40A selection guide from Fiberite Inc. provides technical data on molding compounds, including Fiberite engineering grade phenolic, epoxy and specialty resin formulations.
Circle 41``ProShot'' software from Molders Choice Inc., designed for closed-loop injection molding machines, recommends tips and barrels for use with selected materials, estimates cycle times, calculates tonnage needed per part, automates unit conversion and more.
Circle 42A pocket-sized slide rule from Borealis AS provides dimensioning information on polyethylene pipes ranging from 63-1,000 millimeters in diameter, and is based on international standards ISO/DIS 4427 and CEN/TC SS20.
Circle 43National Starch and Chemical Co. discusses its Duro-Flex waterborne and 100 percent-solids adhesives for flexible package laminating.
Circle 44``Business Update'' reports on the first year of Montell North America's polyolefin operations, including overviews of the firm's major businesses and four operating units.
Circle 45MultiTherm Corp.'s ``The Potential for Fire in the Design and Operation of Thermal Fluid Systems,'' reviews the issues of flash and fire point, fluid leaks and equipment failure.
Circle 46Triple R America Co. features its new oil cleaners for injection molding machines, computer numerically controlled milling machines and other equipment.
Circle 47Brochure J-2728, from Reliance Electric and Allen-Bradley Co., outlines their unified plans for industrial control products and advanced control platforms.
Circle 48``Technical Times: The Use of Regrind in Thermoplastic Composites,'' from LNP Engineering Plastics Inc., discusses several issues including test results for LNP's Lubriloy internally lubricated composites; surface enhancements for tool steel; and the benefits and drawbacks of using regrind.
Circle 49``Low-Fat/No-Fat Foods Require Enhanced Packaging,'' from Mobil Chemical Co.'s Film Division, discusses the role fat plays in maintaining flavor and texture in food and offers film selections for packaging low- and no-fat food products.
Circle 50The Mokon Division of Protective Closures Co. features the Mini-Mokon, a portable circulating water-temperature control system for small-tonnage injection presses and lab applications.
Circle 51The Vinyl Institute, a unit of the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc., has issued new editions of the ``Directory of U.S. and Canadian Companies Involved in the Recycling of Vinyl (PVC) Plastics,'' and the ``Directory of U.S. and Canadian Companies Manufacturing Products from Recycled Vinyl.''
Circle 52``The World of Budd'' describes Budd Co.'s capabilities, products and services, including its Thyssen/Budd Automotive group, which makes body systems, chassis/suspension products and powertrain parts.
Circle 53Chemgrate Corp. describes its Chemshape fiberglass structural shapes, including I-beams, wide-flange beams, round tubes, square and round bars, flat sheets and threaded rods and nuts.
Circle 54Courtaulds Performance Films covers its processing capabilities for enhanced plastic films, such as deep dyeing, vacuum metalizing, coating and laminating.
Circle 55Paramount Industries Inc. compares key features of various rapid tooling techniques for making injection molds.