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Get ahead of the flow and go pro-environmental today

Going pro-environmental can make a big difference to our planet. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp June 20, 2018 - Switching from mineral oils to polyol ester base oils using a new generation of Pro-Environment Polyols can significantly reduce the cradle-to-grave environmental impact of synthetic lubricants. Perstorp’s renewable Penta, marketed as Voxtar™, for example, reduce the carbon footprint by up to 80%.

SOLISTRAND terminals and splices from TE Connectivity: performance that is measured in decades

SOLISTRAND terminals and splices from TE Connectivity: performance that is measured in decades. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR180)DARMSTADT, Germany – June 18, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors and a pioneer in wire crimping solutions, offers the industry’s broadest range of crimping tools and terminals. An important family in that range, SOLISTRAND solderless terminals and splices, has played a pivotal role in powering technological innovation for over 70 years.

TE Connectivity launches new MU27P connectors for control and communications between rail locomotives and vehicles

TE Connectivity launches new MU27P connectors for control and communications between rail locomotives and vehicles. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR255)DARMSTADT, Germany – May 30, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is introducing MU27P connectors to ensure reliable control and communication connections between railway locomotives and vehicles. The 27-point plugs and receptacles (including dummy receptacles) allow a single point in the train to issue up to 27 commands to all or some of the vehicles simultaneously.

New ThermoPRO granulators from Rapid Granulator are tailor-made for use in-line with thermoforming lines

New ThermoPRO granulators from Rapid Granulator are tailor-made for use in-line with thermoforming lines. 
(Photos: Rapid Granulator, PR047)Bredaryd, Sweden – May 17, 2018 – At Plast 2018, leading size reduction equipment manufacturer Rapid Granulator is introducing a new range of granulators designed specifically for in-line processing of skeletal waste from sheet and film thermoforming lines. The new patent-pending ThermoPRO Series – based on an already patented Rapid design – is available in various standard and low-built formats for handling scrap widths from 600 to 1,500 mm (24-60 in.). A ThermoPRO 400-90 for granulating webs up to 900 mm in width (35 in.) will be on display at the company’s booth, B102, Pav. 15, during Plast 2018, 29 May – 1 June in Milan.

TE Connectivity celebrates 7 billion PLASTI-GRIP terminals and splices

TE Connectivity celebrates 7 billion PLASTI-GRIP terminals and splices. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR179)DARMSTADT, Germany – May 15, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is proud to announce the seven billionth (7,000,000,000) shipment of PLASTI-GRIP terminals since the inception of the company.

TE Connectivity champions safety with new HDC connector inserts that meet latest railway flame retardance specifications

TE Connectivity champions safety with new HDC connector inserts that meet latest railway flame retardance specifications. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR248)DARMSTADT, Germany – May 14, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a new range of inserts for heavy duty connectors that comply with the EN45545 European standard on flame retardancy for materials and products in railway rolling stock.

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