Raw Material & Equipment

  • Arkema Unveils Kepstan Range of PEKK Polymers

    August 15, 2013
    Arkema has launched a comprehensive range of PEKK (Poly Ether Ketone Ketone) ultra-high performance polymers comprised of three families of products whose properties meet the requirements of aerospace, oil exploration and electronics applications. Th…


  • Paints and Coatings Industry Software Assists Formulations and Manufacturing Process

    August 15, 2013
     Mar-Kov Computer Systems has released Recipe Manager Pro for Paints and Coatings manufacturers. Mar-Kov has also released a 5-minute demo video summarizes the system’s main features. Recipe Manager Pro software provides formulations, pro…


  • Laboratory High Viscosity Disperser Model PBA-2

    August 14, 2013
    Ross introduced a Laboratory High Viscosity Disperser featuring interchangeable bow-tie and paddle blades driven by a 2HP explosion-proof, VFD-capable motor. Suitable for use with standard 5-gallon pails, this bench-top mixer is ideal for thorough bl…


  • Sunin Machine Company Provides High Production Dispersion Mixers

    August 13, 2013
    Sunin Machine Company provides its customers with high production dispersion mixers for a variety of industries, including the coatings, inks, pigments and adhesives markets.  Sunin Machine Company was established in 1978. The company prides its…


  • CPI Announces Finalists for 2013 Polyurethane Innovation Award

    August 9, 2013
    The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced Romeo RIM, Inc., TSE Industries, Inc. and INVISTA as the finalists for the 2013 Polyurethane Innovation Award. Attendees at the 2013 Polyurethanes…


  • Ross Expands Ribbon Blender Inventory

    July 20, 2013
    Charles Ross & Son Company announced that more than 80 Ribbon Blenders, sized for different working volumes and bulk densities, are now available from stock. Most standard and sanitary models can ship within two weeks or less. Built-to-order cust…


  • Orion Offers Easy-to-Disperse Carbon Black for High-jet Waterborne Base Coatings

    July 19, 2013
    A new easy-to-disperse carbon black pigment that can produce stable waterborne pigment pastes within minutes – is now available from Orion Engineered Carbons.  Experimental Black XPB 430 was developed to deliver the high jetness and bluish…


  • Fabricated Vessels from Newly Improved Ross Engineering

    July 18, 2013
    Ross Engineering Inc., a custom fabricator of storage tanks, pressure vessels and reactors, has acquired new machining equipment and upgraded its facility to better serve customers. It can now take fabrication projects of virtually any size or comple…


  • Brookfield Introduces General Peeling Jig

    July 11, 2013
    Brookfield Engineering has introduced the TA-GPJ   (General Peeling Jig), which was developed to measure the force required to peel the lid off a sealed container.  A strong adhesive bond is critical to preventing contamination and spo…


  • 500°F Electric Universal Oven from Grieve

    July 10, 2013
    No. 953 is a 500°F, electrically-heated universal oven from Grieve, currently used by the customer for various paint baking operations. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 36”W x 36”D x 48”H.  9kW installed in Nichrom…


  • BASF to Increase Global Capacities for Butanediol and PolyTHF

    July 9, 2013
    BASF will increase its global capacities for producing the chemical intermediate 1,4‑butanediol (BDO) and the BDO derivative PolyTHF(chemical name: polytetramethylene ether glycol, PTMEG) within the coming two years. BASF’s annual BDO capaci…


  • Industrial Controls and Automation Packages from Ross SysCon

    July 3, 2013
    Ross SysCon has announced that it is branching out its process control and automation services to more applications in the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics, plastics, adhesives, chemicals, coatings, paper, energy and utilities industries. In one of it…


  • Brookfield Offers Practical Course on Texture Testing and Analysis

    June 19, 2013
    The Practical Course on Texture Testing and Analysis features Brookfield’s CT3 Texture Analyzer/Tester, an instrument designed to help manufacturers deliver consistent products. The course provides attendees with the technical training they nee…


  • Brookfield Offers New Peel Fixture

    June 14, 2013
    Brookfield Engineering offers the new 90° Peel Fixture for use with the CT3 Tester, designed to measure the adhesion force between two materials. The fixture maintains a 90° angle as the tape is pulled away from the substrate. The CT3 Tester…


  • EMD Chemicals Launches Meoxal, a New Generation of Effect Pigments

    June 10, 2013
    EMD Chemicals has added another family of effect pigments to its portfolio. The new Meoxal effect pigments feature brilliant color saturation and exceptional performance thanks to their innovative layer technology and the use of aluminum flakes as su…