A comprehensive collection of product announcements provided by companies.
Interplastic Corp. has announced new Silmar resins for cast polymer applications.Casting and potting compound
Master Bond (Hackensack, N.J.) has released MasterSil 151, a two-component compound for use in casting, potting and encapsulation. This formulation is designed to cure at room temperature or more rapidly at elevated temperatures. Reportedly resistan...Casting potting compound
Master Bond (Hackensack, N.J.) has released MasterSil 151, a new two-component compound for use in casting, potting and encapsulation. This formulation is designed to cure at room temperature or more rapidly at elevated temperatures. Reportedly resi...Additives for metal detectability
Eriez (Erie, Pa.) has developed PolyMag additives, designed to impart “metal detectability” in plastic and rubber articles. Therefore, parts or pieces that can potentially contaminate food products can be detected, located and isolated using standar...Conductive Additives
Plasticolors Inc. (Ashtabula, Ohio) has formulated its patent-pending SynerMix line of additive products. The company uses a combination of synergist nanotechnology and its HC conductive carbon black to create a stronger conductive network within a ...Planetary Mixer
Charles Ross & Son Co. (Hauppauge, N.Y.) has developed a new model of its Ross Double Planetary Mixer (DPM). The device has a half-pint working capacity, which makes it suitable for bench-top research and development of highly viscous materi...Continuous-casting processor
A new Package System introduced by Gisco Inc. (Darien, Ill.) is expected to give small- and mid-sized cast polymer manufacturers an affordable, automated means to cast and dispense products that previously could be manufactured only by a limited num...Granite filler
ACS International Inc. (Tucson, Ariz.) has developed Artistone, a new line of cultured granite filler materials specifically formulated for cast applications behind gel coat. The materials offer a high-sheen finish and are suitable for bathroom vani...Cast polymer materials
AOC LLC (Collierville, Tenn., U.S.A.) introduces three new products for the cast polymer market, which can be used for both cultured marble and onyx vanities, shower pans and other bath fixtures: Vicast A540-DHA-15 casting resin offers improved gree...Cast polymer resin/gel coat
Ashland Composite Polymers (Dublin, Ohio, U.S.A.) introduces two new products to its cast polymer product line: MAXGUARD CG-40-0009 marble clear gel coat contains 40 percent HAP, making it SCAQMD Rule 1162-compliant. Its proprietary polymer, designe...