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    Hardcoat system protects polycarbonate

    July 26, 2005 by Staff GE Advanced Materials has introduced silicone-based AS4700 hardcoat and SHP470 basecoat grades to offer automotive designers and customers an added degree of protection for the appliques, mirror shells, sunroofs, vent grills and black polycarbonate (PC) exterior trim on many vehicles.
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    Heat resistant TPE alloy

    July 26, 2005 by Staff GLS Corp. has announced Versaflex CL 2200 TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) alloys are engineered to include water-clarity and enhanced heat resistance. The alloys are also said to provide high bite and tear resistance characteristics, a prerequisite for many infant care and…
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    Temperature sensor

    July 26, 2005 by Staff The MIST series, microprocessor based auto-calibrating patent pending temperature sensors, offered by Intempco Controls Ltd., combine the sensing element, electronics and extension cable in a single construction.
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    Sensors adds Fieldbus outputs

    July 26, 2005 by Staff MTS Sensors has announced the R-Series sensor, part of the Temposonics line of magnetostrictive position sensors, is now offered with standard Fieldbus outputs.
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    Modular data acquisition

    July 26, 2005 by Staff Heim Data Systems has introduced the DiSC6, a portable data acquisition unit. It is a flexible front-end system for online PC data acquisition, and may also operate as a recorder using optional tape, disk or solid state drives.
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    Biocompatible resins for healthcare

    July 25, 2005 by Staff GE Advanced Materials has introduced three biocompatible polycarbonate (PC) resins. Lexan HPX8R, Lexan HPX4, and Lexan HP1HF resins are said to offer the excellent strength, mechanical qualities and clarity similar to other products in the Lexan PC resin line.
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    Transmitter displays latest dewpoint trends

    July 25, 2005 by Staff The Vaisala DRYCAP Dewpoint Transmitter Series DMT340 has a large numerical and graphical display with multilingual user interface. The display allows the user to monitor measurement trends and up to 1-year history.
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    Six colors augment thermoplastic part design

    July 22, 2005 by Staff Bayer MaterialScience LLC has interpreted the latest color and special effect trend information into six new color effects. The six Leda technology effects belong to the Mina (metallic) and Mirage (color travel and pearlescent) effect lines.
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    Wedge-locking coil heater for injection nozzle

    July 22, 2005 by Staff Durex Industries has introduced a mini coil heater with a unique clamping band that allows the heating element to maintain full clamping force at elevated temperatures. Unlike conventional cam-locking designs, this wedge-locking mechanism is said to compensate for thermal expansion.
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    Integrated step motor and driver board

    July 22, 2005 by Staff Lin Engineering, in conjunction with Trinamic Motion Control, have announced the MiniPak. The integrated product combines a Lin size 11 step motor and a drive/control board using the Trinamic TMC222 drive chip. The NEMA size 11, 1.8&#176 motor measures 1.1…
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