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Materials and chemicals used across the manufacturing and process industries. Includes raw materials, gases, liquids, lubricants, packaging materials and cleaning agents.

HDPlas plasma process

Haydale expands Wales manufacturing facility to meet growing demand for graphene inks weblink

Haydale LtdWed, 25 Mar 2015

Haydale, a developer of optimised graphene inks for biosensor devices, printed electronics, flexible displays and smart packaging, has announced a new 230m² dedicated manufacturing area at its facility in south Wales to keep up with growing demand for these materials.

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Data sheet: Parylene — improving and protecting elastomer components download

Curtiss-Wright Surface TechnologiesThu, 26 Mar 2015

Parylene’s thin, transparent and flexible characteristics enhance the performance of rubber and elastomer components by protecting surfaces and modifying surface properties.

Offshore application

Case study: enhancing operations within the offshore oil and gas environment downloadweblink

NylacastWed, 25 Mar 2015

Three specific applications demonstrate the advantages of using Nylacast’s engineering solutions.

Enhancing the fatigue strength of critical metallic components

Product brochure: laser peening services from Metal Improvement Company download

Curtiss-Wright Surface TechnologiesMon, 23 Mar 2015

Metal Improvement Company — a subsidiary of Curtiss-Wright — specialises in metal and material surface treatments. This brochure focuses on the company’s laser peening services.

Shot peening cover picture

Product brochure: shot-peening services from Curtiss-Wright subsidiary MIC download

Curtiss-Wright Surface TechnologiesTue, 17 Mar 2015

This brochure focuses on MIC’s shot-peening services. Shot peening protects components against failure mechanisms such as fatigue, fretting fatigue and stress corrosion cracking.

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Corroded F-16 MFSOV electrical connector

White paper: effects of corrosion-inhibitive lubricants on electronics reliability downloadweblink

Envirotech EuropeFri, 6 Mar 2015

US Air Force studies for the last 20 years have shown that the application of certain corrosion-inhibitive lubricants (CILs) or corrosion-preventative compounds (CPCs) can substantially affect CND and RETOK rates, thus improving avionics reliability. This paper from Envirotech addresses prior research and the current operational and depot-level application of CIL/CPCs in the US Department of Defense.