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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS
Europe PU Market Projected to Reach $26.24 Billion by 2024

Europe polyurethane (PU) market is expected to reach USD 26.24 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing need for sustainable construction in the region is a key driving factor for industry growth.The industry is primarily driven by growth in end-use industries such as construction, automotive & transportation...

Company name: Grand View Research
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> HYDROLYSIS STABILISER
New polymeric carbodiimides from LANXESS provide more reliable protection for plastics against...

The LANXESS Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD) business unit is expanding its large product range of hydrolysis stabilizers for plastics and polyurethanes with the addition of Stabaxol P 110, the first product in a new line of innovative, low-emission polymeric carbodiimides based on alternative raw materials. With Stabaxol P 110, as with the other new...

Company name: Lanxess
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Levagard TP LXS 51114 and Disflamoll 51092 from LANXESS: Innovative and customized flame retardants

As one of the leading manufacturers of phosphorus chemicals, LANXESS's Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD) business unit is constantly expanding its extensive portfolio with the development of innovative flame retardants. The focus is on halogen-free products based on phosphorus. The demand for halogen-free flame retardants is driven in particular by fire...

Company name: Lanxess
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
New potting compound for Marine exploration

A leading oil exploration technology organisation has recently been investing in their new, state of the art technology. Several new products have been developed by the company, and Alchemie have been able to recommend several epoxy and polyurethane materials to be suitable for the specific application. The products required precise material...

Company name: Alchemie
Published On: Tuesday June 28th, 2016

 
Encapsulation, impregnation and potting with high performance resins

The quantity of electronics found in all areas of modern road vehicles continues to increase, and electric drive systems are now entering the mainstream. So the need to ensure the reliable performance of electrical and electronic components and systems is taking on new importance. Polymer-based solutions from Henkel provide high levels of...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Coil and Spray Coatings Manufacturer Dura Coat Products

Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dura Coat Products, a prominent manufacturer of coatings for metal coil and related markets in North America. Pursuant to the agreement, Axalta will initially purchase a majority...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
Axalta Coating Systems Completes Acquisition of High Performance Coating in Southeast Asia

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has completed its acquisition of High Performance Coating Sdn. Bhd., a leader in refinish coatings in Southeast Asia. The acquisition will strengthen Axalta's capability to serve refinish customers in the region with additional product offerings and an expanded sales...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Natural Bed Company's showroom

Luxury vinyl tiles from the Affinity255 PUR flooring collection were recently used to create a stunning herringbone design floor at Natural Bed Company's showroom in Sheffield.290m of Affinity255 PUR vinyl flooring in the Seasoned Grey Oak design was installed in the shop floor area by Sheffield based contractors MG Flooring on this showroom...

Company name: Polyflor
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Using Spray Polyurethane Foam for Pools and Spas

With summer in full swing, many people are looking for ways to maintain and enhance their pool or spa. Properly insulating a pool or a spa is one of the most important aspects to heating and cooling costs as well as longer term maintenance costs. Using low pressure spray polyurethane foam (SPF) can be a solution to energy and maintenance savings,...

Company name: Fomo Products, Inc
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
Icynene: Spray Foam Insulation FAQs

Determining whether spray foam insulation like Icynene is the right choice for your home's needs is something you should take your time with. You want to make sure all of your questions have been answered, no matter how simple or complex. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions that homeowners have about spray foam:Does spray foam...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> CONFORMAL COATINGS
HumiSeal UV500 Gains BMW QPL Acceptance

HumiSeal , a leading conformal coating manufacturer announced that BMW has approved UV500 for their Qualified Products List (QPL) following testing to the BMW GS-95011 test standard. Designed for high reliability applications, UV500 is the latest product addition to HumiSeal's UV cure range of conformal coatings and is available globally from...

Company name: HumiSeal
Published On: Tuesday June 28th, 2016

 
Multi-cure conformal coating steps-up protection, improves pcb performance & security

For many years manufacturers of electronics (OEMs) have been looking for a coating that allows them to hide information on their circuitry and provide environmental protection. With the release of its newest conformal coating option, Electronic Coating Technologies, Brampton ON, figures it has found the solution.In the past this task has been done...

Company name: Electronic Coating Technologies
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POWDER COATINGS
Price Increase Announcement Powder Coating Resins

Allnex announced today that prices for its CRYLCOAT and ADDITOL ranges of Polyester and Additives for Powder Coatings will be increased in Europe, Middle East and Africa between 0.07 and 0.10 /kg effective July 1st, 2016 or as contracts allow. These price increases are due to recently raised cost of certain raw materials. Allnex is committed to...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> CAST ELASTOMERS
Cast polyurethane elastomers for offshore wind farms in China

Covestro and Tekmar Energy Ltd. have signed a cooperation agreement on a high-performance and durable subsea cable protection for the China Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) market. This market is set to grow towards 10 gigawatts of capacity within the next three to five years. Once operational, China's OWF capacity will be one of the world's largest in...

Company name: Covestro - Product Center Polyurethanes
Published On: Tuesday June 28th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri new Castech machine video

Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri is pleased to introduce its new Castech machine video, available in four different languages (English, German, Chinese and Russian)Since 2002, Tecnoelastomeri manufactures and sells Castech machines, that can be efficiently used to cast polyurethane elastomers.CASTECH machines work in complete harmony with our TECHNOTHANE...

Company name: Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> TESTING>> DUROMETER
New Durometer Offers Durability, Range

A new addition to DeFelsko's line of measurement and inspection tools is a shore hardness durometer that promises durability and accuracy.PosiTector SHD measures the indentation hardness of non-metallic materials, according to the manufacturer; durometers like this product can be used to assess the curing of pipeline repair wraps.PosiTector SHD...

Company name: DeFelsko
Published On: Tuesday June 28th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> BUMPERS
Citroen's new C3 inherits distinctive airbumps from bigger brother

Having introduced airbumps on its quirky C4 Cactus, Citroen is rolling them out on some of its more mainstream models. The new endlessly-customizable C3 draws heavily on its bigger brother's design, right down to the stretch of plastic panels designed to protect against errant doors and shopping trolleys.From the outside, the C3 will be instantly...

Company name: Citroen
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC>> SENSOR
LG Innotek Developing Flexible Pressure Sensors

LG Innotek is in development of concept textile flexible pressure sensors that will be able to measure the level of an external force, even if the surface is bendable.Pressure sensors are used in applications such as medical appliances and automobiles to gauge and analyze pressure. However traditional pressure sensors, because they are made of PCB...

Company name: LG Innotek
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> SPORT SURFACES
Hellas Focuses on Green Initiatives in Sports Construction at the Green Sports Alliance Summit

Hellas is on a mission - a mission to make a difference not only for the world today, but for generations to come. The leader in sports construction and athletic surfaces, Hellas will be attending the 2016 Green Sports Alliance Summit in Houston this week to launch a green initiatives campaign and to continue education on green practices and...

Company name: Hellas Construction
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> TOOLING AND MODELING BOARDS
RAMPF acquires US company Innovative Polymers, Inc.

RAMPF has acquired the US COMPANY INNOVATIVE POLYMERS, INC., a provider of technologically advanced polyurethanes for tooling and modelling applications. With this acquisition, RAMPF is set to further expand its range of products in the NAFTA markets.Innovative Polymers, Inc. will be integrated into RAMPF's North American subsidiary RAMPF GROUP,...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
PEOPLE
Arkema Coating Resins Announces Appointments

Arkema Coating Resins recently announced it has named Eric Kaiser as general manager and Eric Dumain as commercial director for North America."Kaiser and Dumain have both filled key roles in the formation and ongoing success of the Arkema Coating Resins business," said Richard D. Jenkins, global group president. "Their expertise and hard work have...

Company name: Arkema Coating Resins
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
Fink Named D.B. Becker Account Manager

D.B. Becker, a Maroon Group LLC company, recently announced the addition of Josh Fink as an account manager to cover southern New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania.Fink has been in the chemical industry for nine years with the Sherwin-Williams Co., in which he was a three-time recipient of the President's Club Honors. He held positions in operations,...

Company name: Maroon Group
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
New board for SPE

On the occasion of its Assembly, held in Padua on June 14, 2016, SPE-Society of Plastics Engineers Italia elected the board for the period 2016/2018:■ Michele Modesti (University of Padua) - President■ Fabio Spizzo (Elecrolux) - vice-President■ Stefano Besco (Crocco) - Secretary■ Martina Roso (University of Padua) -...

Company name: Assocomaplast
Published On: Tuesday June 28th, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Chem-Trend's European headquarters to expand

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development and production of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, and its parent company Freudenberg Chemical Specialities (FCS) announced the recent ground-breaking ceremony for the construction and expansion of its facilities in the Maisach Gernlinden area...

Company name: Chem-Trend
Published On: Thursday June 30th, 2016

 
British Coatings Federation Issues Brexit Position Statement

In a position statement issued today, the British Coatings Federation (BCF) commented on the Brexit results, in which the UK voted to exit the European Union. In the statement, the BCF said that it would work with the government in the UK to provide a stable base for the UK coatings industry. The entire statement follows."The BCF was surprised at...

Company name: the British Coatings Federation
Published On: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS
Process for preparing a thixotroping agent and use thereof

The invention provides a process for preparing a thixotropic agent based on a urea derivative, in which the components .alpha.) comprising at least one amine and .beta.) comprising at least one isocyanate, are supplied separately to a mixing means and are mixed with one another, the reaction mixture being discharged by spraying or squirting from...

Company name: Construction Research & Technology
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> BLEND
Process for the production of high air flow polyether foams and the foams produced by this process

This invention relates to novel polyol blends, a process for the production of foam with very low resistance to air flow from certain polyol blends and to the resultant foams produced from certain polyol blends. The polyol blends comprise one or more monofunctional polyethers having a hydroxyl number of less than 28; one or more polyether polyols...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Polyfunctional polyglycerine initiated polyether polyols and high resilience polyurethane slabstock...

A polyglycerine initiated polyether polyol exhibiting a final functionality less than the nominal functionalities of the polyol initiator wherein the initiator is a polyglycerine formed by the polymerization of glycerin having an HEW less than about 35 and exhibiting a nominal functionality between 2 and 16 is provided. Also provided is a process...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Method for producing isocyanates

The invention relates to a method for producing an isocyanate by reacting the corresponding primary amine with phosgene in a reactor (100) which comprises at least one reaction zone (110) and a quenching zone (120) arranged below said reaction zone, having the following steps: (i) introducing a gaseous amine flow (1) and a gaseous phosgene flow (2)...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
Pentamethylene diisocyanate, method for producing pentamethylene diisocyanate, polyisocyanate...

A Pentamethylene diisocyanate is obtained by phosgenating pentamethylenediamine or its salt obtained by a biochemical method, and contains 5 to 400 ppm of a compound represented by the general formula (1) below and a compound represented by the general formula (2) below in total: ##STR00001## ##STR00002##

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
Process for trimerising cycloaliphatic diisocyanates

The invention relates to a process for preparing polyisocyanates containing isocyanurate groups by trimerising cycloaliphatic diisocyanates using a catalyst solution comprising at least one quaternary ammonium hydroxide, characterized in that the catalyst solution is metered in such that the reaction temperature is >90.degree. C. and...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Urethane resin composition and a conductive roller using same

Provided is a urethane resin composition by which an electrically conductive roller which has a higher elasticity than ever and in which an air bubble in an elastic layer is fine can be obtained when the urethane resin composition is used for the elastic layer of the electrically conductive roller, and an electrically conductive roller using the...

Company name: Bridgestone
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
Photosensitive resin composition, conductive wire protection film, and touch panel member

The present invention provides a photosensitive resin composition comprising an unsaturated group-containing resin (D), a (meth)acrylic compound (E) having a specific structure, a silane compound (G) having a substituent selected from the group consisting of an amino group, an amide group, a ureido group, a ketimine group, and an isocyanate group,...

Company name: Toray Industries
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Toner, developer, and image forming apparatus

Provided is a toner including at least a polyester resin, wherein the polyester resin has a urethane bond and a urea bond, wherein a ratio (B)/(A) between a nitrogen content (A) in a compound that is contained in a pyrolysate of the toner produced when the toner is pyrolyzed from 50.degree. C. to 700.degree. C. and has two isocyanate groups and a...

Company name:
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Polyurethane casting resins and potting compounds produced therefrom

The invention relates to polyurethane casting resins for producing polyurethane potting compounds, which can be obtained from a reaction mixture of polyisocyanates, polyepoxides, polyols, latent catalysts and optionally additives. The invention also relates to a method for producing said compounds.

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> EMULSIONS
Waterborn polymer-modified emulsified asphalt mixture and process for producing the same

This present invention discloses a waterborne polymer modified emulsified asphalt mixture and the preparation method thereof, and particularly relates to a waterborne polyurethane emulsified asphalt concrete, a waterborne acrylic resin emulsified asphalt concrete, and a waterborne epoxy resin emulsified asphalt micro-surfacing mixture, and...

Company name: Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
Invert emulsion drilling fluid containing a hygroscopic liquid and a polymeric suspending agent

According to an embodiment, an invert emulsion drilling fluid comprises: an external phase, wherein the external phase of the drilling fluid comprises a hydrocarbon liquid; an internal phase, wherein the internal phase of the drilling fluid comprises a hygroscopic liquid; and a suspending agent, wherein the suspending agent is a polymer comprising...

Company name: Halliburton Energy Services
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COATING COMPOSITION
Composition for forming thermally-cured coating film and thermally-cured coating film

The composition is a composition for forming a thermally-cured coating film, and comprises polyurethane resin comprising at least one group selected from the group consisting of a methacryloyloxy group, an acryloyloxy group, a methacryloyl group, and an acryloyl group; polythiol; and solvent.

Company name: Fujifilm
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
Method for forming multilayer coating films wherein the basecoat film comprises acrylic, polyester...

The present invention relates to a method for producing a multilayer coating film, which comprises steps of applying a waterborne intermediate coating composition on an electrodeposited coating film to form an intermediate coating film; applying a waterborne base coating composition on the intermediate coating film to form a base coating film;...

Company name: Nippon Paint
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RESIN-COATED PROPPANT
Coated proppants containing hyperbranched polyurethane coatings and methods for using same

Coated proppants that include hyperbranched polyurethane coatings and methods for making and using same. The coated proppant can include a particle and a polyurethane coating at least partially encasing the particle. The polyurethane coating can include a reaction product of a hyperbranched polyol and a polyisocyanate. The hyperbranched polyol can...

Company name: Georgia-Pacific Chemicals
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> HAIR CARE
Compositions and methods for hair

Disclosed are oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions comprising (a) an aqueous dispersion of particles of at least one latex chosen from an acrylate latex, a polyurethane latex, or a silicone latex, (b) an oil phase, and (c) at least one surfactant, wherein the amount of the (a) aqueous dispersion of particles of at least one latex chosen from an acrylate...

Company name: L Oreal
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE>> BIO-BASED
Bio-based polyurethanes

Polyurethane foams which are highly flame resistant are described, as well as the production of such polyurethane foams by the reaction between a natural polyol, such as sucrose or a blend of mono- or disaccharides in place of the standard hydrocarbon-based polyol component, a polyisocyanate and water in the presence of a suitable polyurethane...

Company name: Meraxon
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Coating system for cement composite articles

A substrate may be coated with a various combinations of a water-dispersible polyisocyanate, a water-soluble acid or salt thereof, and/or an isocyanate-reactive compound. The resulting coated article has improved coating adhesion, especially near coated burnished surfaces such as sawn edges or grooves.

Company name: Valspar Sourcing
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
Coating agents with good storage stability, and coatings produced therefrom with high scratch...

Disclosed are coating compositions including (A) at least one member selected from hydroxyl-containing polyacrylate, polymethacrylate, polyurethane, polyester, polysiloxane, and combinations of two or more of the foregoing, (B) at least one compound having blocked isocyanate groups and having alkoxysilane groups, wherein (i) the hydroxyl groups of...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE / RADIATION-CURABLE
Uv-curable nail coating formulations based on renewable acids, lactones cyclic ether, lactams

A photopolymerizable composition for forming a cosmetic coating for natural and artificial nails of humans and animals comprising a photoinitiator and a polyurethane prepared by reacting a polyisocyanate with an acid, lactone, cyclic polyether, amine, or lactam that has been prepared from a renewable resource with a (meth)acrylate monomer and...

Company name: Mycone Dental Supply
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Coating compositions capable of producing surfaces with dry-erase properties

Disclosed are waterborne coating compositions that include: (a) a base-neutralized carboxylic acid functional polyacrylate; and (b) a water-miscible polyaziridine, in which the composition is substantially free of isocyanate functionality. Also disclosed are methods of using such compositions to produce a dry-erase surface and kits that include...

Company name: Sumika Bayer Urethane
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
Fluorinated polyurethane composition

An aqueous composition comprising: (A) at least one functional fluorinated polymer [polymer (F)] selected from: a fluorinated ionizable polyurethane polymer [polymer (PUR)] comprising at least one fluorinated block comprising a (per)fluoropolyoxyalkylene chain [chain (R.sub.OF)] and at least one functional block comprising a hydrocarbon chain...

Company name: Solvay Specialty Polymers
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> LAMINATES
Multilayer composition for packaging

A multilayer composition for packaging comprising a first polymer film, a second film, at least one print layer between the films and a 1 K isocyanate prepolymer adhesive layer between the at least one print layer and one of the films, where the print layer contains a hyperbranched polyester binder containing functional groups selected from the...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
Photocromic composition

Provided is a photochromic composition which can function as an adhesive layer for bonding optical sheets made from a polycarbonate resin or the like and a laminated article using said composition exhibits excellent tight adhesion, heat resistance and photochromic properties. In particular, provided is a photochromic composition which can prevent...

Company name: Tokuyama
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> BINDERS
Joint finishing adhesive

Provided is an adhesive composition suitable for fortifying panel joints in construction, the adhesive composition comprising a polymeric binder, filler and thickener, wherein the binder is selected from acrylic acid polymers, acrylic acid copolymers, alkyds, polyurethanes, polyesters, epoxies, and combinations thereof and wherein the viscosity of...

Company name: United States Gypsum Company
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> BIOCOMPATIBLE ADHESIVE
Isocyanate-functional prepolymer for a biologically degradable fabric adhesive

The present invention relates to an isocyanate functional prepolymer that can be achieved through a) a reaction of an H functional starter compound having at least one Zerewitinoff active H atom with an alkylene oxide and a comonomer to a preliminary stage bearing hydroxyl groups, wherein said comonomer is selected from the group comprising...

Company name: Medical Adhesive Revolution
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Modified thermoplastic polyurethane rolling film and preparation method

This present invention discloses a modified thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) rolling film and relates to a preparation method thereof. The modified thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) rolling film comprises: 100 parts by weight of TPU resin, 3 to 8 parts by weight of Thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) resin, 5 to 10 parts by weight of Thermoplastic...

Company name:
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
Automotive panels

A panel construction suitable for automotive parts comprises (a) a first composite fiber mat layer (b) adjacent to and covering a face of the fiber mat, a thermoplastic polymer film and optionally (c) adjacent to and covering the thermoplastic film, a second composite fiber mat layer, where the fiber mats comprise non-woven fibers or fabrics and a...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Multi-layer composite materials comprising a cellulose-containing layer, corresponding method of...

Multi-layer composite materials comprising a layer of cellulosic material, optionally at least one bonding layer and a polyurethane layer with capillaries passing through the entire thickness of the polyurethane layer; a corresponding method of production; and use thereof such as in packaging and decorative materials. An object of the multi-layer...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> BALLS
Automatic inside-mold coloring method for stitches on cover of molded baseball or softball

An automatic inside mold coloring method for stitches on a cover of a molded baseball or softball includes steps of: forming a ball core; placing a fiber layer around the ball core, infusing a liquid Polyurethane material into the fiber layer; attaching and aligning a masking jig onto inner side of the ball cover mold having multiple stitch-shape...

Company name:
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball showing excellent shot feeling and stain resistance. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a golf ball body and a paint film formed on a surface of the golf ball body, wherein a base resin constituting the paint film includes a polyurethane obtained by a reaction between a...

Company name: Dunlop Sports
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
Golf balls having silicone foam center

Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core made of a foamed silicone composition and a cover are provided. For example, three-piece, four-piece, and five-piece golf balls containing different core structures can be made. Preferably, a dual-core having has a silicone foam inner core (center) and surrounding thermoset or thermoplastic outer core...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
Multi-layered cores for golf balls having foam and thermoset layers

Multi-layered golf ball core sub-assemblies and the resulting golf balls are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane. The intermediate and outer core layers are preferably formed from non-foamed thermoset compositions such as polybutadiene rubber. The core layers...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING>> VIBRATORY SCREEN
Polyurethane vibratory screen

A molded polyurethane vibratory screen including a body having opposite side edge portions, upper and lower edge portions, an upper surface and a lower surface, first members extending between the side edge portions and the second members extending between the lower edge portion and the upper edge portion, third members substantially parallel and...

Company name: Derrick
Published On: Monday July 04th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Carboxylic acid ester/carbamate compound with polymerizable functional group and fluorine atom...

Provided are a fluorine-containing monomer soluble in a hydrocarbon-based solvent as well as excellent in water and oil repellence, and a manufacturing method therefor. The fluorine-containing monomer is a carboxylic acid ester/carbamate compound having a polymerizable functional group and a fluorine atom group, and represented by the following...

Company name: Unimatec
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Performance Comparisons of Renewable Resource Polyols for FPF

Market demand and development for renewable resource polyols is increasing, but sustainability with performance can be challenging for flexible polyurethane foam systems. While the idea of making polyurethane foam from renewable resources is appealing, foam performance, quality and economics should not be negatively impacted. Natural (castor) oil...

Company name: Emery Oleochemicals
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Responsible Management of Waste Foams Mixed with Flame Retardants

Until recently, the foam in furniture contained flame retardants in order to meet a California flammability standard called Technical Bulletin 117 (TB117). This regulation was updated to a smolder standard called TB117-2013, which has made furniture without flame retardants increasingly available. But as consumers purchase new furniture, discarded...

Company name: Green Science Policy Institute
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
Development of Flexible Polyurethane Foam with Improved Environmental Profile to Meet Stringent...

In recent years society has seen many changes regarding the acceptance of various fire retardants for flexible polyurethane foam (FPF). Fire retardant grades of FPF must comply with today's environmental demands. While some application requirements have changed to the extent that fire retardant additives are no longer necessary, other applications...

Company name: Kurt Reimann & Associates
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
ANALYSIS & TESTING
Update: Modification of the ASTM E-1428 Pink Stain Test Method

Lonza previously presented a review of the rationale and manner for modifying the current ASTM E 1428 Pink Stain Test method. The current ASTM E 1428 test method may not be reliable and can be very frustrating for those that are required to pass the test routinely. The Committee Working Group is progressing to the final stages of its review. This...

Company name: Lonza
Published On: Friday July 01st, 2016

 
 

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