RF technology allows RF machines to weld polymers

February 1, 2009

Problem: Polyolefin is a cost-effective replacement for PVC or urethane, but it needs special welding machinery. Solution: Genesis Manufacturing Inc. offers a unique proprietary RF technology that expands the use of most RF machines, making them capable of welding polymers, such as polyolefins. Available for license on a use-specific basis to manufacturers with RF welding …

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Awning creates shade in corners and tight spaces

Problem: Shade is needed for the corner of a building, or an odd-shaped spot that a standard retractable awning or a shade umbrella won’t accommodate. Solution: The 90-degree SeaShell Awning is designed for creating shaded areas in corners or troublesome tight locations. It does not have footings and requires no footprint area, but with its …

Thermocutter features handle that never gets hot

Problem: Hot knife cutters tend to be heavy, and the handle can get uncomfortably hot. Solution: At only 11 1/2 ounces, the AZTC-20 electronic thermocutter from Abbeon Cal Inc. is less than half the weight of other cutters. The transformer found on other cutters has been replaced by high-tech electronics so the handle will never …

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Weisbart uses responsible business practices

Bud Weisbart makes a success of applying principles of social responsibility to the business world. By Sigrid Tornquist “If you believe in the economic system [of free enterprise], which we do, and if you believe in your own abilities to provide value within that system, then do it—just do it,” says Bud Weisbart, IFM, vice …