WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new NSF 61-listed rigid PVC compound from Teknor Apex Corp., Pawtucket, R.I., reportedly makes possible high-speed, multi-cavity, and large-part injection molding of plumbing and drainage components used in potable water, septic, and sewer systems. Apex RM 8201 has UL 94 flame ratings of V-0 and 5VA and boasts the superior thermal stability required for hot-runner molding and reprocessing of scrap.
Editor PickThe Need for Generalists: Part 3
In failure analysis, there is a tendency to gravitate to a few common test protocols. But this approach can result in a mismatch of techniques to the problem.