TE Connectivity provides innovative solutions to enhance safety in power grid applications

TE Connectivity provides innovative solutions to enhance safety in power grid applications. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR332)DARMSTADT, Germany – Nov. 14, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is now offering an extensive range of products and solutions for power grids, following the acquisition of ABB’s ENTRELEC terminal block business.

GE Additive outlines software strategy and industry partnerships

GE Additive outlines software strategy and industry partnerships. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR012)At formnext, GE Additive demonstrated its forthcoming digital workflow software solution and announced its intention to offer a suite of secure build preparation services to be commercially available at the RAPID + TCT show in May 2019.

Breathable body protectors with lightweight padding using a flexible thermoplastic elastomer compound from KRAIBURG TPE

The flexible, interlocking and fully articulated Hexaflex shapes molded in THERMOLAST® K thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) result in a modular padding technology for virtually infinite applications in multiple industries, including sportswear, personal protection equipment, healthcare, building & construction as well as tires. 
(Photo: © 2018 Hexaflex)The French company Hexaflex has developed a patented padding technology based on hexagonal-pyramidal shapes molded with TPE. The thermoplastic elastomer compound from KRAIBURG TPE provides the flexibility, light weight and full articulation characteristics of the modular system that lends itself to a myriad of shock and vibration absorbing applications, from sportswear and personal protection equipment to healthcare and other demanding industries.

New LEXAN CXT film from SABIC offers high thermal process stability and transparency for demanding printed electronic substrates

SABIC has developed an innovative new transparent high-heat LEXAN™ CXT film product designed to provide a high-performance and cost-efficient solution for substrates in the rapidly growing flexible printed electronics market as well as for other applications exposed to high processing and/or in-use temperatures.SABIC is presenting an innovative new transparent high-heat LEXAN CXT film product at the IDTechEx show in California. The new polycarbonate (PC) based technology combines superior optical clarity and high design flexibility with excellent thermal and dimensional stability at elevated process temperatures. The material was specially developed to provide a high-performance and cost-efficient solution for substrates in the rapidly growing flexible printed electronics market as well as for other applications exposed to high processing and/or in-use temperatures.

SONGWON Industrial Group releases Financial Results for Q3/2018

SONGWONSONGWON Industrial Group (www.songwon.com) today released its financial results for the 3rd quarter of 2018. In Q3/2018, gross profit amounted to 42,974 Mil. KRW, with sales for the quarter totaling 204,403 Mil. KRW. Profit for the period rose over 2017 by 38.4%, and the Group announced a 12.6% EBITDA for the 3rd quarter of the year.

Beaulieu Technical Textiles showcases Lumilys® at Interpoma 2018

Lumilys installed to improve PAR distribution into an apple orchard. 
(Photo: © Beaulieu Technical Textiles)

For the 3rd time, Beaulieu Technical Textiles is again exhibiting at Interpoma, the international show of the apple, presenting the value of its smart reflective groundcover Lumilys®.

Dogs & Bones: Topsey’s turvy spine and Lucca’s limbs helped with bespoke titanium devices

Meet Lucca the Shih Tzu.
(Image credit: Langford Vets, Image credit diagnostic images/ surgical guide: CBM Wales, GEADPR013)Certain breeds of small dog are genetically prone to developing potentially life changing conditions. In dachshunds and Shih Tzu’s, abnormal bone growth can sometimes cause their front paws to point outwards. And in pugs, and other breeds with corkscrew tails, are susceptible to spinal problems caused by mis-shapen bones. Fortunately, if diagnosed in time, these conditions can be treated with surgery.

AP&C to offer aluminum alloy F357 powder from April 2019

The final analysis to determine the content of carbon and sulfur within a metallic matrix, F357.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR011)AP&C – a GE Additive company – has announced that it will begin production of aluminum alloy F357 powder in Q1 2019 with customer deliveries expected from April 2019.

SABIC features differentiated material solutions to advance additive manufacturing processes and spark application innovation at Formnext

Differentiated resin capabilities, a broad portfolio and deep expertise empower SABIC to offer material solutions such as high heat ULTEM™ resins, specialty copolymers and reinforced compounds to customers throughout the additive manufacturing value chain. Additionally, SABIC is able to provide materials in printable form when this brings value to the industry. SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is reaffirming, through a multi-faceted exhibition here at Formnext 2018 (stand #3.1-G80), its determination to further the evolution of additive manufacturing technology and promote application innovation. By leveraging its unique, high-performance resin technologies and process capabilities to develop differentiated material solutions for various additive manufacturing processes, SABIC is creating significant value for customers and the industry as a whole.

First Concept Laser M LINE FACTORY systems to be delivered in Q2 2019

First Concept Laser M LINE FACTORY systems to be delivered in Q2 2019.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR010)GE Additive has announced that its first Concept Laser M LINE FACTORY systems will be delivered to customers in Q2 2019. Since GE Additive’s acquisition of Concept Laser in December 2016, the M LINE FACTORY’s design architecture, system and software have undergone extensive review and redesign in line with established GE processes and beta testing with selected customers.

Vacuum insulated glazing from Guardian Glass opens up a world of opportunities

Guardian Vacuum IG™ creates an optimal shopping experience at a supermarket in the United States. 
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR163) Guardian Glass has developed innovative technology that is changing the way high performance glazings are manufactured, while meeting tomorrow’s demands for increased thermal energy performance. The technology has already proved successful in commercial refrigeration, but other applications are emerging across multiple industries.

Beaulieu Flooring Solutions lays out big plans for Beaulieu Company’s diamond jubilee

Beaulieu Flooring Solutions lays out big plans for Beaulieu Company’s diamond jubilee.
(Photo: © Beaulieu International Group)Beaulieu Flooring Solutions is heading to the regions for an exciting year of customer- and employee-focused celebrations to mark 60 years since the founding of the Beaulieu Company.

SABIC expands its PP portfolio with new impact copolymer that offers aesthetically appealing surfaces with potentially significant cost savings for home appliances & consumer goods

Sleek aesthetic coffee maker housing designed for cost-efficient injection molding with high-gloss and impact resistant, food-compliant SABIC® PP PPA20 impact copolymer.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, announces the launch of a new impact copolymer (ICP) grade – SABIC® PP PPA20 – targeted at demanding home appliances as well as high-end cosmetics, furniture and other household consumer goods. Apart from its high gloss feature that enables production of aesthetically appealing surfaces, the new compound is developed to offer well-balanced mechanical properties and easy processability, making it a promising alternative to incumbent ABS materials in these markets.

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