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  • Slide Anatomy Of A Purge
  • Slide Purging Solution: PDF goes over, how a purging compound removes old resin in a fraction of the time, eliminating baked-on resin so it doesn’t flake off and create issues with part quality. See PDF for more information ....
  • Slide Prepping The Mold
  • Slide Prepping Mold Solution: PDF points out key areas to use Mold Cleaners, MetalWorking, Lubricants and Rust Preventives, when prepping the mold. See PDF for more information ....
  • Slide Proper Mold Care
  • Slide Proper Mold Care Solution: Great PDF explanation on Proper Mold Care with helpful tips on which products to use. See PDF for more information ....
  • 3M Announces New MRO Essentials Catalog
  • St. Paul, MN. 3M announced their new MRO Essentials Catalog. This catalog contains over 80 pages of detailed product information to support various facility types. In addition, the MRO Essentials Catalog provides a variety of facility diagrams along with product reference pages for fast material sourcing. This easy to use catalog allows facility managers to quickly source needed 3M product solutions for their locations.
  • 3M Announces Assembly Solutions
  • 3/1/2016 - R.S. Hughes, in collaboration with 3M, today announces their 3M Assembly Solutions Campaign giving customers the opportunity to change the way they think about industrial assembly. With the launch of the R.S. Hughes Assembly Solution Site, customers now have a one stop location for education on how 3M industrial products can produce stronger, longer lasting assemblies while saving material and production costs. Click to Learn More.
  • Brady high speed all in one BBP30 Printer Informational Sheet
  • 2/10/16 - Brady Corp today announces the launch of their new BBP30 Printer. The BBP30 offers better versatility at a more affordable price. The BBP30 is designed as an all entry level in one easy-to-use printer that combines a compact size with fast print speeds and a range of consumables to make sign and label printing quicker and easier ....
  • Brady Releases "3 Roads to GHS Labels" Video
  • Brady, a global leader in product and facility identification solutions, today announced a new video: 3 Ways to GHS Labels. This video provides useful information on how to comply with OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) by effectively labeling chemical containers ....
  • Brady Announces a New GHS Label Guide
  • Brady, a global leader in product and facility identification solutions, today announced its GHS Label Guide. To align chemical container labeling with OSHA's updated Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), this guide includes explanations of label components, an example of an accurate label, and pictogram uses and meanings ....
  • Brady Releases "The Streamlined Guide to GHS"
  • Brady, a global leader in product and facility identification solutions, today released The Streamlined Guide to GHS. With the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) aligning the Hazard Communication (HazCom) standard with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), this guidebook is a complete resource on GHS that clarifies the elements needed for compliance ....
  • Brady Debuts New GHS FAQ Page on BradyID.com
  • Brady, a global leader in product and facility identification solutions, today announced a new webpage: Frequently Asked Questions about the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). This page provides answers from the experts on some of the most frequently asked questions around OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) and GHS. This page will be updated throughout the year to include new questions, answers and important HazCom/GHS information ....
  • Create a Visual Workplace with 5s Plus Guide

  • Visual workplace is a lean concept that's all about putting important information right where employees need to see it. This concept plays a critical role in some of the most popular lean tools, including 5S. That's because it creates a sustaining base for lean improvements to remain clearly visible, readily understood and consistently adhered to ....
  • Arc Flash Labeling Whitepaper

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is citing and fining employers for failure to protect employees from the dangers of arc flash. This document provides information on the most current arc flash labeling requirements, as well as best practices for creating and maintaining such labels ....
  • Solutions for Durable Luminaires and Lamps

  • Henkel will be showcasing its range of solutions for lighting applications under the proven brands Loctite, Bonderite, Technomelt and Teroson at the Strategies in Light Europe fair and conference from October 21 to 23 in Munich. Offering benefits like high transparency and temperature resistance, the products are particularly suitable for manufacturers of lighting devices ....
  • Henkel Unveils First Hybrid Adhesive

  • Henkel has introduced Loctite 4090, an innovative hybrid adhesive that combines the key features of structural and instant adhesives – bond strength and speed. This powerful combination provides high impact resistance, high strength bonding on a variety of substrates, and high temperature resistance, making it versatile enough to solve a wide range of design and assembly challenges.

    Loctite 4090 adhesive greatly expands the capabilities of traditional adhesives and opens the door to new applications and new solutions. This is the first hybrid adhesive, it delivers the speed of a cyanoacrylate and the strength of an epoxy.

    "The industry is under pressure to be more competitive, to reduce manufacturing costs and to look for new design and assembly solutions," said Henkel's Mike Quail, Vice President Marketing, General Industry. "Loctite 4090 has been designed to reach beyond conventional industry approaches. It is the first adhesive of its kind. Never before has there been a hybrid adhesive designed to tackle the most challenging situations." ....
  • 3M Super 77 Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation

  • Product continues to provide new solutions for wide range of customer challenges
  • St. Paul, MN - July 17, 2014 - In 1964, 3M revolutionized the way people thought about traditional glue with an innovative formula able to be dispensed from an aerosol can. Fifty years later, this was the idea that started it all and Super 77 from 3M remains the leader in spray adhesives and its customers continue to find new applications for this groundbreaking product.
  • Super 77 is a versatile, low-VOC and fast-drying adhesive that bonds a wide range of industrial materials. Its fast, aggressive tack and low soak-in make it ideal for a variety of applications. Super 77 supports industrial solutions such as fiberglass infusion molding and bonding insulation to HVAC components or appliances, to helping manufacture industrial filters and bonding polyethylene sheeting for abatement or marking. Over the years, Super 77 applications continue to evolve.
  • To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Super 77, 3M has refreshed the overall look of the product and redesigned its packaging to align with the more modern era. In conjunction with the new product design, 3M is running a sweepstakes to congratulate industrial professionals for their unique contributions that have helped Super 77 become what it is today. 3M is also encouraging users of Super 77 to upload images and stories using #3MSuper77 on social networks.
  • To learn more about Super 77 and enter the sweepstakes, go to:3M.com/Super77.
  • About 3M
  • 3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $31 billion in sales, 3M employs 89,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries.
  • Loctite Retaining Adhesives with Higher Temperature Resistance and Oil Tolerance

  • "Loctite 638 and 648 offer customers increased reliability and greater heat resistance," says Dr. Niamh O'Reilly from Henkel's Product Development department. The newly-developed Henkel adhesives guarantee secure bonding on insufficiently cleaned parts, solving a problem that is typical in many manufacturing processes. They achieve excellent curing on all metals, including passive metal surfaces like stainless steel. This allows for more ....
  • 3M Cubitron II Flap Discs Provide Superior Cut Rate

  • Cubitron II flap discs capitalize on 3M's proprietary precision-shaped grain technology to provide superior cut rates, while the irregular shapes of conventional ceramic abrasive grains "plow" through metal, resulting in heat buildup, slower cutting and shorter life, precision-shaped grains are uniformly sized triangular structures that are evenly distributed onto the backing, allowing them to slice through the substrate. They also continuously fracture during ....
  • Brady Debuts the BMP 21-PLUS Handheld Printer

  • The shape of the BMP21-PLUS printer has been re-engineered for enhanced durability and ergonomics, with a center balance and ridges for easy gripping and handling. The high-visibility yellow and black colors and protective rubber bumpers give the printer jobsite visibility backed by proven performance. It has passed shock and vibration testing ....
  • Krylon Introduces the First Brush-On Paint for Plastic

  • Krylon continues to lead the way in innovation, as the quality and convenience of Krylon Fusion for Plastic spray paint is now available in a brush-on formula the only such paint offered to consumers. With just a stroke of a brush, Krylon Fusion for Plastic and your imagination, you can give plastic surfaces a facelift. In fact, Krylon Fusion for Plastic ....
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