Clear & Lightweight Sheet Solutions for
SABIC (Saudi Arabia) has announced two new LEXAN sheet solutions
for aircraft interiors. These new offerings – clear LEXAN XHR2000 sheet
and LEXAN LIGHT F6L300 sheet — will provide solutions to airlines’
quest for differentiated cabin interior designs while also helping to take
out significant weight, resulting in a more fuel efficient aircraft.
CLEAR LEXAN XHR2000 Sheet features:
■ 80% light transmission.
LEXAN LIGHT F6L300 features:
■ A specific gravity of 0.85 g/cm3.
■ The ability to be thermoformed into complex 3D shaped parts with
thin walls, down to 0.6 mm.
www.sabic-ip.com High Strength, High Impact
Lehvoss North America (Pawcatuck, CT) has announced LUVOCOM
SCF, a new generation of high strength, impact resistant high-performance
compounds for structural metal replacement. The compounds are based
on polymers such as PA 6, PA 66, PA 46, and PPA. Features include:
■ Applicability in dynamic parts in pumps and compressors such as vanes,
impellers, thrust washers, and seals.
■ Carbon fiber reinforcement.
Cable Options for Remote Latching Applications
Southco (Concordville, PA) now provides a complete rotary latching
system that uses three elements to create remote actuation: rotary latch,
cable, and actuator. Southco’s AC Cables connect the actuator to the
latch and allow remote latching. Features include:
■ High-strength, corrosion-resistant materials.
■ Suitability for use in both interior and exterior environments.
■ Availability in 7 different options and end fitting styles.
Stainless Dualvee Vacuum Wheels
Bishop-Wisecarver (Pittsburg, CA) has
announced a new DualVee guide
wheel specifically designed for use
in vacuum environments. The
wheels are suited for guided
motion within vacuum environments such as automated material handling and manipulation
equipment, sliding racks for
loading and unloading, loadlock
and transfer systems, and other
custom positioning mechanisms.
■ Linear guide bearings.
■ Precision ground 90° surfaces.
■ Vacuum compatible AISI 440C and 304
stainless steel and grease.
■ Load capacities up to 1855N radially, and 440N axially.
Fixtureworks® is your source for Imao® workholding supports, stops, blocks,
plates and tombstones, and mounting systems from Modern Industries.
All provide work piece support and positioning to help prevent chatter and
deflection. Call us at 888.794.8687 for technical assistance and sales or go to
www.fixtureworks.net for online ordering, specs & CAD files.