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Nuremberg, Germany -- Cabot Corp (Hall 12, Stand 110) has launched a range of Transfinity elastomer composite products specifically designed for use in anti-vibration applications. Transfinity is Cabot's name for rubber-carbon black composite materials mixed in the liquid phase.
These products provide elastomer compound formulators the flexibility to control damping levels and achieve the highest levels of dynamic durability. This new flexibility in material formulation creates opportunities to design smaller, more reliable, lightweight parts for use in automotive, aerospace, marine, rail and industrial vibration control systems.
The company has launched two new grades:
Transfinity XD product is designed to provide the highest level of durability available today in a natural rubber material. Customers can use this material to extend the lifetime of suspension components on heavy vehicles or railcars, reducing downtime and increasing productivity.
Cabot's Transfinity DF series products break design tradeoffs by delivering the highest levels of durability to soft elastomer compounds. This enables formulators to increase the vibration isolation performance of their parts without sacrificing durability. Using Transfinity DF series products, designers of engine and transmission mounts can offer vehicle and aircraft OEMs new parts that are smaller, more reliable and enhance ride comfort.
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Press release from Cabot