Raw Material & Equipment

  • 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…


  • Brookfield DV3T Touch Screen Rheometer, Viscosity Measurement and Precision Temperature Control

    June 3, 2013
    The new Brookfield DV3T Touch Screen Rheometer provides customers with integrated temperature control right from the screen.  The new DV3T was engineered to allow the user to control the temperature of Brookfield TC Series Baths or the Brookfiel…


  • Microtron and EMImills Develop Microtron Mill for U.S. Market

    May 29, 2013
    Microtron USA, Inc. announced its association with EMImills – Engineered Mills, Inc. (formerly Eiger Machinery) in the development of the U.S. market for the Microtron Bead Mill that has been designed for wet milling and fine grinding of disper…


  • New Coatings Adhesion Tester from SEMicro

    May 24, 2013
    The SEMicro Division of M.E. Taylor Engineering Inc. launched a series of ne coatings adhesion testers to be released in 2013. The first model to be marketed is the P.A.T.T.i.  – K. The “K” is available in three ranges up to 4…


  • Sliding Friction Testing From Brookfield Engineering

    May 22, 2013
    Brookfield Engineering has introduced the TA-SFJ Sliding Friction Jig which measures the coefficient of friction (COF) between two materials by sliding them against each other. One material is affixed to the base plate of the test fixture while the o…


  • UL-rated Stainless Steel Control Panels from Ross SysCon

    May 21, 2013
    Ross SysCon, a worldwide supplier of process control and automation systems, builds UL-rated stainless steel control panels of virtually any size or complexity. Shown is a Single Axis Control System in a NEMA-4X stainless steel enclosure for soft st…