Cannon at UTECH North America 2014
The Cannon Group will be present at UTECH North America 2014, held on June 4-5 at the Charlotte Convention Centre in Charlotte, NC. The Polyurethane Industry in the USA is currently experiencing a moment of intense rise, due to a general return to the domestic production of a large number of products that the American industry outsourced to their foreign subsidiaries in the recent past. This edition of UTECH North America will see Cannon presenting a number of recent innovations concerning all their PUR and Composites processing technologies. Read More
Keep Discovering: Celebrating 20 years Borealis
Borealis, a provider of innovations in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announced a series of rebranding efforts timed to coincide with the twentieth anniversary of the company in March 2014. Borealis has changed considerably over the years, developing from its early Nordic roots as a plastic manufacturer to a global provider of chemical solutions with worldwide operations. Now supported by a solid foundation consisting of Polyolefins, Base Chemicals and Fertilizers, and its joint venture Borouge, the brand Borealis is being relaunched to reflect this significant transformation. Borealis rebranding efforts include an entirely new look and feel in corporate design, the introduction of the new Borealis tagline, "Keep Discovering", and a wholly redesigned corporate website (www.borealisgroup.com) which was launched. Read More
Lehvoss Introduces a New Generation of High Strength, High Impact Resistant Compounds
Lehvoss North America, a subsidiary of Lehmann & Voss, announces the introduction of LUVOCOM® SCF, a new generation of high strength, impact resistant high-performance compounds for structural metal replacement. Based on polymers such as PA 6, PA 66, PA 46, and PPA, and reinforced with carbon fibers, the LUVOCOM SCF product range delivers outstanding performance compared to traditional carbon fiber compounds. Read More
Dymax Needle Valve Offers High Dispensing Precision
Dymax Corporation’s Model 485 pneumatic, normally closed needle valve is designed to deliver precise dots or very fine beads of low- to high-viscosity fluids. The valve’s stroke adjustment allows for fine-tuning of the dispense volume, ensuring precise and consistent deposits. Users are able to dispense from pressurized cartridges, bottles, and pails making the valve compatible with most standard fluid packages and delivery systems. Read More
Meet the Future!
Three New Technology Forums at the Society of Plastics Engineers’ ANTEC 2014 technical conference in Las Vegas, April 28-30, focus on cutting edge developments in packaging, medical and 3-D manufacturing areas with applications ranging from outer space to inner body. At each forum a slate of around a half dozen experts in the field present emerging R&D, technical issues, and opportunities for commercialization. Read More
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Automatic Evaluation and Identification of DSC Curves
The new NETZSCH DSC 214 Polyma makes DSC investigations easier and more comprehensive than ever before. It is comprised of a series of smart innovations which together addresses all aspects of a DSC investigation: The totally new Arena furnace and Corona sensor in the instrument along with the novel Concavus sample pans allow for extremely fast and reproducible, high-quality measurements. Read More
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