Materials and chemicals
Materials and chemicals used across the manufacturing and process industries. Includes raw materials, gases, liquids, lubricants, packaging materials and cleaning agents.
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Ronacrete | Thu, 23 May 2013
Eco resin-bound surfacing from Ronacrete has been used on the stands of two companies exhibiting at the Chelsea Flower Show.
Exxonmobil Lubricants and Specialties | Tue, 21 May 2013
The proper lubrication of electric motor bearings is essential to maintaining them in peak operating condition and, ultimately, in reducing unnecessary downtime. This technical bulletin from Exxonmobil is intended to serve as a guide to the proper lubrication of electric motor bearings utilising grease as a lubricant.
RTP Company | Mon, 20 May 2013
RTP Company has revealed how a custom-developed laser-markable compound has enabled the development and production of an innovative cable tie tool. Manufacturer Hellermanntyton approached injection-moulding specialist New Berlin Plastics for help producing the tool.
Exxonmobil Lubricants and Specialties | Wed, 15 May 2013
The selection of a turbine oil that performs under the most demanding conditions of peak and base load applications has a direct impact on the reliability and profitability of a power generation operation. Unplanned outages from lubrication failures result in costly downtime and possible equipment damage. However, according to Exxonmobil, it is difficult to accurately evaluate the performance of turbine oil in service from basic laboratory test results.
Ronacrete | Tue, 7 May 2013
This brochure features information on Ronacrete’s resin and aggregate surfacing products. The range comprises Ronadeck resin-bound surfacing, Ronadeck resin-bonded surfacing, the Ronadeck tree-pit system and the Ronacrete Eco tree-pit system.
Exxonmobil Lubricants and Specialties | Tue, 7 May 2013
Depending on the application, grease can present several benefits over fluid lubrication. Greases provide a physical seal preventing contamination ingress, resist the washing action of water and can stay in place in an application even in vertically mounted positions. Greases are suitable for applications where relubrication is infrequent or economically unjustifiable, due to the physical configuration of the mechanism, the type of motion, the type of sealing or the need for the lubricant ...
Exxonmobil Lubricants and Specialties | Wed, 1 May 2013
Many of today’s industrial refrigeration systems are compression-type systems (as opposed to absorption-type systems) where cooling is generated based on the evaporation of a refrigerant fluid such as Freon, ammonia or carbon dioxide. As illustrated in this article from Exxonmobil, the basic elements of these refrigeration units include the compressor, condenser, expansion valve and evaporator. The refrigerant fluid flows under pressure through the expansion valve to the evaporator, ...
Data sheet: tungsten from Ed Fagan download
Ed Fagan | Tue, 30 Apr 2013
This refractory alloys data sheet from Ed Fagan focuses on tungsten, which is suitable for applications including high-temperature furnace components, glass-to-metal seals, heavy-metal alloys, medical devices and welding electrodes.
Henkel Ltd | Tue, 30 Apr 2013
East Anglian accident repair centres MG Kerry in Ipswich and DJ Mackenzie in Woodbridge have used Bonderite 1455 conversion coating wipes from Henkel to pre-treat bare metal surfaces before priming and painting. The impregnated wipes have enabled the companies to save both time and costs.
Henkel Ltd | Mon, 29 Apr 2013
Henkel has introduced Bonderite 1455 pre-saturated wipes for body-shop repair processes. The wipes are said to provide excellent adhesion and corrosion protection for primer and subsequent print layers.
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MacDermid Autotype article
MacDermid Autotype is a world leading industrial manufacturer of coated films and blended liquids for use in the printing, automotive and electronics industries. Founded in 1868, Autotype draws from its wealth of history embracing leading edge technology combined with ...