A new technology enables a company to cure adhesives completely using visible instead of ultraviolet light. This eliminates operator exposure to UV rays, generates less heat, minimizes equipment costs and requirements, and reduces maintenance costs.
From fast food to drive-through banking, consumers crave quick solutions that don't compromise quality. And the manufacturing industry is no different. Clean Air Products (Minneapolis) has heeded this call with its 560 vertical-flow modular hard-wall cleanrooms.
Eastern Plastics Inc. (EPI; Bristol, CT) offers a custom perfluoroalkoxy (PFA) manifold that resists corrosion and heat in aggressive-chemistry applications. "The manifold can be used anywhere chemicals would attack or damage plastic," says Larry Dawson, vice president of marketing. Medical uses include DNA synthesis and analysis equipment.