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Here are several helpful items that are used in potting operations and  the suppliers.  

Page contents: Potting Shells    Cartridges    Static Mix Nozzles   Mold Release Agents   Potting Dissolving Chemicals   Plastic cups for ratio checks   Solvents for clean up   Mixers and Blades   Mold Makers   Protective Gloves Air Drying Cartridges

I. Potting Shells:

    1 Bud Industries, Inc., 4605 East 355th Street, Willoughby, Ohio 44094, Phone: 440-946-3200 Fax: 440-951-4015

    2. Cosmo Corp., 30201 Aurora Rd., Cleveland, OH 44139 phone: 216498-7500 fax: 216-498-7515

    3. Maryland Ceramic & Steatite Co., Inc. P.O. Box 527, Bel Air, MD 21014 phone 301-838-4114 fax: 30-1457-4333

    4. Plasmetex Industries Inc., 1425 Linda Vista Dr., San Marcos, CA 92069 phone: 619744-8300 fax: 619-744-9417

    5. Prescott Module Company, Inc., 1140 Aberdeen, Hawkesbury, Ont. K6A 2R4,Canada, 

II. Cartridges and Static Mix Nozzles

    1. Sulzer Mixpac USA Inc.., 8 Willow Street, Salem, NH 03079 phone: 603-893-2727 fax: 603-893-3737

    2. Nordson, EDF, Tah Products Phone: 401-431-7000 Fax: 401-431-7079

    3. Techcon Systems Inc, 1059 E. Bedmar Street, Carson , CA 90746 Phone:310-603-888 Fax:310-603-9479

III. Mold Release Agents:

    1. Loctite, 1001 Trout Brook Crossing, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 phone 800-loctite fax: 869-571- 

    2. Stoner 1070 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, PA 17566 phone 717-786-7355 fax: 717-786-9088

IV. Potting Dissolving Chemicals:

    1. Dynaloy Inc.,1910 S. State Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Phone: 800-669-5709 Fax: 
800-671-9583

V. Plastic cups for ratio checks

    1.VRW Scientific Products 1-800-932-5000 100ml cat. no. 25384-152, 400ml cat. no. 25384-156, 1000ml cat. no. 25384-160

VI. Solvents for clean up

If cleaning solvents are needed to remove resins and hardeners that are not cured, you should be careful in the selection since they all have hazards associated with them.  Make sure you understand the Material Safety Data Sheet and have the proper safety equipment and ventilation requirements when using these materials.

1. The most common solvent is IPA, isopropyl alcohol, but there are other stronger solvents but with more hazards. You can buy IPA at most solvent distributors.

2. D-Limonene (Citrus based) - Florida Chemical Co. Inc. - 813-9561503

3. Ektasolve DB Acetate Eastman - 1-615-229-2000

4, Thermaclean Graf Cook Composites & Polymers 414-284-5541

VII. Mixers and Blades

1.  Indco, P.O. Box 589, New Albany, IN 47150  phone: 800-942-4383 Fax: 800-942-9742

2. Jiffy Mixer Co. Inc. 4120 Tigris Way, Riverside, CA 92503 phone: 800-560-2903 Fax: 800-666-4120

VIII. Mold Makers

1. ST Silicones, Inc., 95 N Central Ave., Mechanicville, NY 12118 phone: (518) 664-0745 Fax: 518-664-4179

IX.  Protective Gloves

1. Nitrile gloves 7005 XL: Best Manufacturing Co. Menlo, GA 30731 phone: 800-241-0323 

2. Latex gloves diamond grip MF-300-XL: Microflex Medical Company, P.O. Box 32000, Reno, NV 89533-2000 phone: 800-876-6866

X. Air Drying Cartridges

W.A. Hammond Drierite Co. LTD. P.O. Box 460, Xenia, OH 45385 phone: 937-376-2927 Fax: 937-376-1977

 

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