Elastocon TPE Technologies (Rochester, IL) has expanded its clear (CLR Series) to include softer grades
(Shore 15 – 40 A). These new grades have been formulated for consumer goods and applications requiring clarity, a
soft touch, and U.V. stability. Specifically, the 4 new CLR grades are offered in Shore A hardnesses of 15, 20, 30, 35,
and 40. Features include:
■ Non-blooming, high-strength properties and a tactile surface finish.
■ FDA compliance.
■ Applicability in medical products and children’s toys.
Carrier Fluid for
MicroCare Medical (New Britain, CT) has
announced the launch of its MicroCare Universal
Carrier Fluid, a custom-formulated, carrier fluid optimized to dilute and apply medical grade polydimeth-ylsiloxane liquids to medical devices. The MicroCare
Universal Carrier Fluid is nonflammable with good
solubility and materials compatibility, which makes it a
suitable drop-in replacement for AK225-based carrier
fluids used in the thin film siliconization of glass, metal,
plastic, and rubber surfaces. Other features include:
■ Excellent silicone fluid dilution.
■ Quick evaporation.
■ Availability in several package sizes.
(Nashport, OH) has
announced a new line of
nickel coated GrafMat
powder. The material was
developed at the request of FiberGraf’s molding compound
customer base. Features include:
■ The availability of two new grades, GrafMat A280N60 and
■ EMI/RFI shielding effectiveness.
■ Individual coating with 60% weight addition nickel.
■ Complete encapsulation of each particle individually for a
Introducing the new SLIC PIN™ with a Self-Locking Implanted Cotter. It’s a
pin and a cotter all in one. COST SAVING. QUICK-LOCKING. SECURE.
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