Upgrading Polyimides Through Enhanced Process Technology

By: Jason Spruell Polyimides as a Versatile Platform Polyimides are an important class of polymeric materials that are used in a wide variety of applications ranging from filtration membranes and aerospace composites electronics-grade coatings and adhesives. Polyimides are known to have excellent chemical resistance, mechanical properties, and high temperature performance. For this reason, polyimides are

How Halocarbon Oils and Greases Mitigate Stainless Steel Galling

Chemical manufacturing processes often use stainless steel as a material of construction due to its resistance to a broad range of chemicals and to corrosion. Stainless steel is one of the most commonly used metals in the chemical manufacturing industry today, and is used in a wide range of applications, such as reactors, valves, process

Halocarbon Creates Multi-Tier Response Plan to Maintain Supply of Essential Products During COVID-19 Crisis

The spread of COVID-19 is continuing to overwhelm societies and shakeup businesses around the world. As these disruptions emerge at unprecedented rates and magnitudes, businesses are having to adapt and respond in an ever-changing global environment to de-risk supply chains, safely maintain operations, continue production, and ensure the availability of their products.   As an essential

Traditional and Fluorinated Metalworking Fluids: A Brief Overview

Traditional and Fluorinated Metalworking Fluids: A Brief Overview

What are Traditional Metalworking Fluids? Metalworking fluids, also known as cutting fluids or coolants, are liquids used in metalworking operations such as cutting, abrading, and metal forming to reduce friction between the workpiece and the tool. Cutting fluids provide these processes with many benefits, including better surface finishes, longer tool life, lower energy consumption, enhanced

Halocarbon Electronics Solutions Fluorochemistry Drives Technology for Flexible Displays

Flexible displays are entering the markets at an accelerating rate. These displays are revolutionizing user experience through high-performance organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) with the ability to bend and fold to enable significant advancement in the touchscreen industries, including smartphones, tablets, laptop computers, B2B displays, televisions, and more.  Flexible displays offer a unique experience and novel

What Dual and Tandem Mechanical Seal Systems Users Should Look for in Mechanical Seal Barrier Fluids

What Dual and Tandem Mechanical Seal Systems Users Should Look for in Mechanical Seal Barrier Fluids

Mechanical seal barrier fluids are lubricants specially formulated to provide safety and reliability in mechanical seals used in hazardous chemical operations. For over fifty years, Halocarbon Mechanical Seal Barrier Fluids remain at the forefront of the petroleum, natural gas, and chemical industries, lubricating and cooling the seal faces in rotary pumps, mixers, and agitators. Halocarbon’s

Halocarbon Oil and Grease Cross-References to Other PCTFE-based Lubricants

For over 65 years, Halocarbon has been a leading producer of fluorinated oils, greases, and waxes designed to withstand the chemically harsh environments of a broad range of industries. To ensure the safety of its consumers while still providing reliability, Halocarbon has designed its fluorinated lubricants to be chemically inert, nonflammable, with high thermal stability,

Trends in the Lithium Ion Battery Industry

With the growing demand for electric vehicles and smaller, faster electronic devices, the lithium ion (Li-ion) battery industry is constantly evolving. The need for safer, lighter, and longer-lasting batteries is more pertinent than ever before, and those involved in the manufacturing and formulation of Li-ion components continue to develop innovative solutions that satisfy industry requirements.

Benefits of Halocarbon 0.8 Oil for Calibration Baths

Benefits of Halocarbon 0.8 Oil for Calibration Baths

The calibration of thermometric sensors is essential to maintaining operations in a broad range of industries.  From the chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing to automotive and aerospace applications, thermometric sensors require routine and precise calibration. When extreme temperatures are required for calibration, Halocarbon 0.8 Oil is the industry standard for ultra-low calibration bath fluids. The selection

Semiconductor Fabrication: How Are They Manufactured?

Halocarbon engineers and scientists have been working with the leading suppliers in the semiconductor fabrication industry for over a decade. Through next-generation innovation in fluorochemistry, HES has facilitated tremendous progress in the miniaturization of sophisticated semiconductor devices. Understanding the basics of semiconductor fabrication has allowed HES to advance the industry through enhancements in several phases