Fiber Society, Raleigh, N.C., has issued a call for papers for its Spring 2005
conference to be held May 25-27 in Switzerland. The theme of the conference is Fiber-Based Product
Design for Performance. Electronic poster or oral presentations are due by Jan. 1, 2005. For more
information, contact Marianne Kästli 41 1 632 23 65; fax 41 1 632 11 69; firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Thomson Piloted RediMount™ from Danaher Motion, Wood Dale, Ill., is a flexible mounting system that enables Thomson Slides to be integrated easily into automated assemblies.
Danaher Motion's Thomson Piloted RediMount™ flexible mounting system
Solenoid valve manufacturer ASCO Valve Inc., Florham Park, N.J., has introduced ASCO Today, a program that guarantees orders received by 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time will ship the same day, or Asco will pay the shipping costs.
The Clothes Care Research Center™, a business and academic alliance that researches and identifies the best in home-cleaning and maintenance techniques for a variety of fabrics, has launched a website at www.fabricology.com. The site features such sections as Research, Textile Technologies, Fabric Care and Clothes Care Equipment.
Ithaca, N.Y.-based Emerson Power Transmission has released a new Sealmaster catalog that details protection and lubrication principles for improved bearing performance, and presents GoldPlex™ lubricator and grease products.
The Industrial Fabrics Association International, Roseville, Minn., now offers its updated Data Textile Snapshots, an eight-page report that provides information on marine fabric consumption, projected segment growth and fabric preferences by marine application.
A new polymer selector guide released by Canton, Mass.-based Interpolymer Corp. describes its Syntran® and Megatran® polymers, and aids formulators in choosing the correct polymer for a specific application.
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and the Digital Printing Association (DPI), both based in Fairfax, Va., have released “The Digital Print Sales System,” by Terry Nagi; and the 2005 Guide to Digital Imaging: A Useful Guide to the Markets Served, Materials Used and Equipment Utilized in the Digital Imaging Industry, written by DPI staff.
The Filtration Group, Joliet, Ill., has made available a new Aerostar Molecular Filtration Technical CD-ROM that provides details on its range of HEGA filtration products.
Charlotte-based TLV Corp. has introduced the high-capacity, low-profile GT10L PowerTrap™, a pump and trap combination that removes condensate from steam heat exchangers with limited clearance. The PowerTrap is extremely durable, and features extended reliability and flexible installation, according to the company.
TLV's GT10L PowerTrap™
Cotton Incorporated, Cary, N.C., has launched www.thejoyofshopping. com, an e-commerce consumer website that features more than 40,000 cotton and cotton-blend products from a variety of retailers. Visitors to the site may browse products by specific item, on-line retailer, price or category.
Fredericksburg, Va.-based Kaeser Compressors Inc. has introduced the Kaeser AMD-6550 automatic magnetic drain for discharging contaminated condensate without also discharging compressed air. The drain features a large-orifice drain valve to eliminate clogging and maintenance repairs.
The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, Cary, N.C., has released its Analysis of the Nonwovens Industry in North America 2003-2008.
The Hydraulic Institute, Parsippany, N.J., in cooperation with Europump, Brussels, has released Variable Speed Pumping: A Guide to Successful Applications. The book provides guidelines for designing, specifying and operating variable speed pumping systems in order to lower energy, maintenance and life cycle costs.
The HemiLite™ Spherical Fluorescent Vision Illuminator from Salem, N.H.-based StockerYale Inc. enables operators to detect surface defects on rough and/or specular surfaces using highly diffuse, uniform flicker-free illumination.