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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
pinfa's first workshop in China confirms interest in halogen free FRs

In June 2016, over 250 people from academia, industry, and material science organizations attended the ISFRMT conference in Changchun - China's 4th International Symposium on Flame-Retardant Materials and Technologies. As a session within the conference, pinfa organised its first workshop in the People's Republic of China.Adrian Beard,...

Company name: Flame Retardants online.com
Published On: Monday August 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Make Potted Parts Weigh Less

Lightweight (syntactic) potting compounds have been used for years in electronics due to their exceptional strength, stiffness, dimensional stability, buoyancy and water resistance. They feature low dielectric constant, low shrinkage on cure, low moisture absorption, outstanding thermal and mechanical shock resistance and weight savings. Similar...

Company name: Epoxies, Etc
Published On: Monday August 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Axalta Develops Effective Coating Systems Using Carbon Fiber

Axalta Coating Systems, one of the leading global manufacturers of liquid and powder coatings, is working with automotive manufacturers in their quest to make vehicles lighter in order to reduce emissions and fuel consumption by replacing standard steel with composites such as carbon fiber. Axalta applies the technology behind its OEM coatings and...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Monday August 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
American Architectural Manufacturers Association Updates Sealants Document

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released an updated document describing the test procedures and specifications required for sealants. The AAMA 800 document, "Voluntary Specifications and Test Methods for Sealants," was last updated in 2010.The AAMA 800 contains a group of documents used in the construction and...

Company name: American Architectural Manufacturers Association
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
HMI - Announces NEW Polyurethane Concrete Lifting Injection Gun - EliteONE

HMI, the world leader in development and manufacturing of concrete lifting processes and equipment has announced the release of a NEW polyurethane injection gun designed specifically for concrete lifting. The "EliteONE" has been in design for years and is now available to polyurethane concrete lifting contractors.When asked for comment, Jeff...

Company name: HMI
Published On: Tuesday August 02nd, 2016

 
New issue of OSV Technologiya corporate newsletter: OSV Polymer News Bulletin

OSV Technologiya presents the new 15th issue of our corporate newspaper «OSV Polymers News Bulletin».You will find following information and pictures there: ■ new polymer materials from Notedome Ltd. (Great Britain) on stock of OSV Technologiya■ participation at trade fair Metalworking. Tools. Plastics - 2016 in Kiev■ OSV...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Customized Conductive Urethane Products for ATM, Currency & Document Handling Machines

One of the most fascinating traits of conductive urethane is its application in an extensive range of industries. Because of its conductive abilities and its unmatched durability, conductive urethanes can be customized for use in ATM, currency, and document handling machines. At MPC, we have worked to establish our reputation as a leading developer...

Company name: Mearthane Products
Published On: Monday August 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> CAVITIES FILLING
Isothane attend Flood Resilience Workshop

Isothane attended the Flood Resilience Workshop organised by the Construction Products Association (CPA) on Wednesday 3rd August 2016 held at The Building Centre on Store Street in Central London.THE FLOOD RESILIENCE WORKSHOPThe Flood Resilience Workshop was organised by the Construction Products Association following the Bonfield Flood Resilience...

Company name: Isothane Ltd
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Newest ZIP System R-Sheathing, R-9 Product Helps Simplify 2015 Energy Code Compliance

Huber Engineered Woods LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, has introduced a new R-9 insulation thickness to its ZIP System R-sheathing line. ZIP System R-sheathing solutions for residential, multifamily and light commercial construction are structurally approved engineered wood sheathing panels with built-in...

Company name: Huber Engineered Woods
Published On: Monday August 01st, 2016

 
Kingspan Kooltherm installed on model school

Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board has been used to insulate an ambitious open-plan school in Liverpool, designed to provide engaging architecture on a limited budget.Designed by Sheppard Robson, Notre Dame Catholic College uses an innovative model, developed with Liverpool City Council, which combines a standardised clear-span outer shell...

Company name: Kingspan
Published On: Tuesday August 02nd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS
Dow's Innovative Science-Based Solutions Are Key to Enabling the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The Official Chemistry Company of the Olympic Games celebrates 60 years in Brazil, providing solutions and technologies for the Rio 2016 Olympic GamesAs the world convenes in Brazil for the excitement of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: Dow), the Official Chemistry Company of the Olympic Games and Official Carbon Partner...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Saturday August 06th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> SPORT SURFACES
More Urethane Tracks Unveiled with High Lead Contamination

More urethane running tracks have been discovered with high concentrations of lead, but this time, at public parks and sports facilities. According to the Daegu Metropolitan Government, 14 installations across the city have been declared 'inappropriate' for exceeding the lead standard of 9mg/kg. A public basketball court in Bullo-dong was the most...

Company name:
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Otis Elevators Selected for Upscale Residential Projects in Zhangjiagang

Three upscale residential projects - Hui Jin New City, Royal First Mansion and Royal Lakefront - now being developed in Zhangjiagang city in China's eastern Jiangsu province - have recently selected Otis elevators. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).Developed by Golden New City Group, a major real estate group in Zhangjiagang,...

Company name: Otis Elevator
Published On: Tuesday August 02nd, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
RIM Polymers goes from regional to global domination

Nestled in the Henderson Industrial Park, which houses a number of big and small names alike, are the offices of Rim Polymers Industries.The home-grown firm may not be a household name, but it is in fact a top global polyurethane solutions specialist. It designs and builds polyurethane machines as well as entire plants for firms to create custom...

Company name: Rim Polymers
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
Bodo Moller Chemie opens sales and consultancy branch in India

The German Bodo Moller Chemie Group has opened a new sales and consultancy branch in the Indian capital of Mumbai. Under the leadership of Managing Director Lionel Breuilly, sales teams will work out of Delhi, Calcutta and Chennai, as well as the site in Mumbai.According to the company, the expansion into India is part of Bodo Moller Chemie Group's...

Company name: Bodo Moller
Published On: Thursday August 04th, 2016

 
Wanhua-Borsodchem and Huawei Signed Strategic Agreement in Hungary

Wanhua BorsodChem, one of the largest chemical enterprises in middle and east Europe, and Huawei Technologies, a leading global information and communications technology solutions provider signed a strategic agreement in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary on July 28th, 2016. The agreement was signed by Mr. Ding Jiansheng, President of Wanhua...

Company name: Wanhua-BorsodChem
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
Innospec Commits to Purchase Huntsman's European Surfactants Business for $225 Million

Huntsman Corporation today announced that Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ: IOSP) has committed to purchase Huntsman’s European surfactants business. Under the terms of the planned transaction, Innospec would acquire Huntsman’s manufacturing facilities located in Saint-Mihiel, France; Castiglione delle Stiviere, Italy; and Barcelona, Spain.As part of the $225...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
Eurofoam Austria grants cellpur license to Xilinmen

Eurofoam Austria has entered into a partnership with Xilinmen (Sleemon) Furniture Co. Ltd. for the production of cellpur foam in China. On 19 April 2016, the contract signing ceremony was arranged in celebration of the granting of a cellpur foaming license to Xilinmen.According to Eurofoam, Xilinmen will serve the Asian market with product...

Company name: Eurofoam
Published On: Wednesday August 03rd, 2016

 
Huntsman Textile Effects bags award for Excellent Performance in Exports of Dyestuff by Large Scale...

The Textile Effects division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) has been selected as the overall winner in the 2016 Dyestuff Manufacturers' Association of India Awards (DMAI) 2016 for recognition of "Excellent Performance in Exports of Dyestuffs by a Large Scale unit ". Huntsman Textile Effects also won the category for "Excellent Performance in...

Company name: Huntsman Textile Effects
Published On: Tuesday August 02nd, 2016

 
Concentrol will attend UTECH Asia 2016

From the 2nd to the 4th of August, CONCENTROL will be attending the largest event in the asian market for polyurethanes, UTECH Asia 2016. This year the event will take place in a new venue, The Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre where CONCENTROL will be present at booth number 5.This is the 23rd edition of the fair, which...

Company name: Productos Concentrol
Published On: Monday August 01st, 2016

 
PEOPLE
New VP of Technology & Innovation for Huntsman Polyurethanes

The Polyurethanes division of Huntsman has appointed a new Global Vice President to head up its Technology & Innovation function. Pavneet Mumick will take up his new role on August 22, 2016, replacing Keith Day who has retired after more than 35 years with the business.Mumick will join Huntsman from Momentive Performance Materials, where he was...

Company name: Huntsman Polyurethanes
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
Bharat Seats appoints Rohit Relan as Chairman, MD

Bharat Seats has appointed Rohit Relan as the Chairman and Managing Director of the company, effective from July 20, 2016. He is already an executive director (Managing Director) and due to demise of ND Relan, who was the Chairman of the company, he has been given the same responsibility.Bharat Seats is a joint Venture of Suzuki Motor Corporation,...

Company name: Bharat Seats
Published On: Tuesday August 02nd, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> AMINE
Tertiary amine composition and method for making the composition

A composition and method for producing a tertiary amine is disclosed. The tertiary amine is contacted with an inert gas. The inert gas is nitrogen or more preferably argon. The amine composition is useful in producing polyurethane foam with lower levels of chemical emissions particularly lower emissions of toxic chemicals.

Company name: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> METAL
Iron(iii) complexes as catalysts for polyurethane compositions

The present invention relates to iron (III) complexes of the formula Fe(L)x(Y)3-x, where the ligand L has the formula (I). Such complexes are especially suitable as a catalyst for two-component polyurethane compositions. The invention also relates to two-component polyurethane compositions comprising at least one polyisocyanate as the first...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Process for producing silica-comprising polyol dispersions and their use for producing polyurethane...

Provided is a process for producing silicate-comprising polyols, comprising (i) admixing an aqueous silica sol (K) having an average particle diameter 1-150 nm, silica content 1-60% by weight and a pH of 1-6, with a 0.1- to 20-fold amount of at least one organic solvent (L), (ii) admixing the resulting mixture with a polyol, (iii) removing at least...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
Polyester polyols and methods of making and using the same

Polyester polyols are generally disclosed, including methods of making and using them. In some embodiments, the polyester polyols are incorporated into a block copolymer, such as a polyurethane block copolymer. In some embodiments, the polyurethane block copolymers can be used as compatibilizing agents, which can be used, for example, in polymer...

Company name: Elevance Renewable Sciences
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> POLYISOCYANATES
Polyisocyanate polyaddition products, a process for preparation thereof and use thereof

The invention relates to polyisocyanate polyaddition products, to a process for preparation thereof and to the use thereof.

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Film and composite fabric

The provision of a film which is comfortable when worn on the human body, both when the body is at rest as well as when the body is in motion and which is also capable of reinforcing the movement of the human body, particularly during exercise, as well as a composite fabric containing said film. A composite fabric composed of a fabric, as well as a...

Company name: SMP Technologies
Published On: Thursday August 04th, 2016

 
Method for producing 1,5-pentamethylenediamine, 1,5-pentamethylenediamine, 1,5-pentamethylene...

In a method for producing 1,5-pentamethylenediamine, a lysine decarboxylase-expressing microorganism that is subjected to a treatment is used.

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Aqueous blocked polyurethane-urea dispersion

The present invention relates to an aqueous blocked polyurethaneurea dispersion which is obtainable by reacting at least one polyisocyanate, one blocking agent for isocyanate groups, one polyamine having at least one carboxyl and/or carboxylate group, and water. Additionally provided by the invention are a coating composition comprising the aqueous...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
Aqueous polyurethane-polyurea dispersions

The invention relates to a method for producing aqueous polyurethane-polyurea dispersions, where A) first a polyurethane prepolymer containing NCO groups is produced by reacting A1) polyisocyanates with A2) polymeric polyols and/or polyamines having number-average molecular weights of more than 400 to 8,000 g/mol, A3) possibly low-molecular-weight...

Company name: Stahl International
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Room temperature-curing silicone-polyester binder

The present invention is directed to binder based on an alkoxy- and/or silanol-functional polysiloxane A), one or more dicarboxylic or polycarboxylic acids B), one or more di- or polyols C), one or more di- or polyisocyanates and one or more aminosilanes D1) or one or more isocyanatosilanes D2), the constituents A) to D1) or D2) being present...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday August 04th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Cosmetic compositions comprising latex film formers

Disclosed are cosmetic compositions comprising latex film formers chosen from at least one random styrene acrylate copolymer or derivatives thereof, and at least one acrylate copolymer or derivatives thereof, in combination with at least one coalescent and/or plasticizer. Also disclosed are cosmetic compositions comprising at least one latex film...

Company name: L Oreal
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Flame resistant flexible polyurethane foam

The present invention relates to a reactive formulation used to make a flame resistant flexible polyurethane foam which is particularly suited for use in under the hood vehicle applications. In particular, the flame resistant flexible polyurethane foam is made from a reactive formulation comprising an A side comprising (i) an organic isocyanate and...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Coating agents having improved runoff tendency

Coating compositions comprising at least one hydroxyl-containing compound (A), at least one isocyanato-containing compound (B) and at least one urea-group-containing compound (H) different from (B), compound (H) comprising at least one structural unit selected from the group consisting of a structural unit (I) ##STR00001## a structural unit (II)...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
Composite coating film

The object of the present invention is to provide a coating composition which can provide a coating film having excellent adhesion to a chromium thin film under various conditions, and sufficient scratch resistance, and the present invention provides a coating composition for a chromium thin film formed on a substrate, wherein the coating...

Company name: Fujikura Kasei
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
Curing-type coating-agent composition

A curing-type coating-agent composition according to the present invention contains: Component (A) (e.g., an isocyanuric ring-containing urethane (meth)acrylate compound) in an amount of from 20 to 80 parts by mass; Component (B) (e.g., an isocyanuric ring-containing tri(meth)acrylate compound free from any urethane bond) in an amount of from 10 to...

Company name: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
High solids coating and process for coating

Described is a high solids coating composition having exceptional rheological properties and appearances comprising (a) a thermosetting binder, (b) from about 0.1 to about 10 wt. % based on binder solids of solid polyurea particles prepared by the reaction of a mixture of a polyisocyanate and an amino reactant comprising a primary or secondary...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
Method for forming multilayer coating film

An object of the present invention is to provide a method for forming a multilayer coating film, capable of achieving excellent curability under low-temperature, short-time conditions, and forming a multilayer coating film having excellent chipping resistance and an excellent finished appearance. This method comprises sequentially applying an...

Company name: Kansai Paint
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ANTIFOULING / FOULING RELEASE
Solvent-free, self-polishing polyurethane matrix for use in solvent-free antifoulings

A polyol having the formula Si(O--R.sup.1--OH).sub.m(O--R.sup.2).sub.nR.sup.3. Each R.sup.1 is a divalent radical derived from diethylene glycol, triethylene glycol, dipropylene glycol, or tripropylene glycol, each R.sup.2 is an aliphatic group, and R.sup.3 is an alkyl group or aromatic group. The value m is 2 or 3 and n is 0 or 1. A process of...

Company name: United States Govemment, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> INTUMESCENT COATING
Polyisocyanate-based intumescent coating

Intumescent coating composition comprising a polyisocyanate, a polyfunctional isocyanate-reactive compound and an intumescent ingredient, wherein the intumescent ingredient contains at least one or more compounds containing phosphorus, nitrogen and boron atoms and the weight ratio phosphorus to nitrogen in said intumescent ingredient is between...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Thursday August 04th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Curable compositions containing isocyanate functional components having improved durability

A composition comprising a) one or more isocyanate functional components, one or more oligomers or prepolymers containing isocyanate functional groups and alkoxysilane groups, or prepolymers having a flexible backbone and silane moieties capable of silanol condensation: b) one or more catalysts for the reaction of isocyanate moieties with active...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> HOT-MELT
Active-energy-ray-curable hot-melt urethane resin composition, member for electronic device, the...

An active-energy-ray-curable hot-melt urethane resin composition contains a hot-melt urethane and an active energy ray polymerization initiator, the hot-melt urethane being obtained by converting more than 50% and 100% or less of the total number of isocyanate groups in an isocyanate group-terminated urethane prepolymer into terminal (meth)acryloyl...

Company name: DIC Corporation
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> MEDICAL
Polyurea-based fabric glue

The present invention relates to a polyurea system, the use of such a polyurea system for sealing, linking, gluing, or covering of cellular tissue, and a dosing system having two chambers for a polyurea system such as this. The polyurea system comprises as components: A) an isocyanate-functioning prepolymer, which can be derived by reacting...

Company name: Medical Adhesive Revolution
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> YARNS
Polyurethane elastic yarn and method for producing same

Problem To provide a polyurethane elastic yarn with excellent elongation, recoverability, and light resistance that is suitable for use in stretchable fabrics and clothing, and to provide a method for manufacture thereof. Resolution Means Include a benzotriazole ultraviolet absorber containing one or more unsaturated bond in the molecule when...

Company name: Invista
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Radiopaque, optically translucent thermoplastic compounds

A radiopaque, optically translucent thermoplastic polyurethane compound is disclosed. The use of nano-sized particles of barium sulfate optionally in combination with a minor amount of certain dispersion aids allows the barium sulfate to be sufficiently dispersed within the thermoplastic polyurethane to retain optical translucency according to a...

Company name: PolyOne
Published On: Thursday August 04th, 2016

 
Thermoplastic polyurethane with reduced tendency to bloom

The present invention discloses a thermoplastic polyurethane which is comprised of the reaction product of (1) a hydroxyl terminated polyester intermediate, (2) a polyisocyanate, and (3) a glycol chain extender; wherein the hydroxyl terminated polyester intermediate is comprised of repeat units that are derived from 1,3-propylene glycol and a...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Luminescent composite comprising a polymer and a luminophore and use of this composite in a...

The composite of the invention comprises (a) a polymer selected from ethylene/vinyl acetate, polyethylene terephthalate, ethylene tetrafluoroethylene, ethylene trifluorochloroethylene, perfluorinated ethylene-propylene, polyvinyl butyral, polyurethane and silicones; (b) an inorganic phosphor based on at least one element selected from rare earth...

Company name: Rhodia
Published On: Thursday August 04th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PACKAGING>> ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Protective case with embedded elastic cushion plates

The present invention is to provide a protective case embedded with elastic cushion plates and applicable to a portable electronic device (e.g., a smartphone, tablet PC, or e-book reader), which includes a case body made of a first elastic material (e.g., thermoplastic polyurethane) and having four sidewalls and four curved walls each connecting...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday August 04th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING>> VIBRATORY SCREEN
Polyurethane screen

A molded polyurethane 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 extending...

Company name: Derrick
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> PADS
Low density polishing pad

Low density polishing pads and methods of fabricating low density polishing pads are described. In an example, a polishing pad for polishing a substrate includes a polishing body having a density approximately in the range of 0.4-0.55 g/cc. The polishing body includes a thermoset polyurethane material and a plurality of closed cell pores dispersed...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday August 04th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Water feed methods to control Mw distribution and byproducts of the carbamylation of urea

The present invention provides methods for making a polycarbamate by feeding a) a urea in fluid form into a reaction medium containing b) an alkyd polyol, such as a short or med oil alkyd polyol to form a reaction mixture and then carbamylating the alkyd polyol by heating the reaction mixture while feeding water in to the reaction mixture,...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
Process for hydrogenating aromatic di- and polyamines

A catalytic process for hydrogenating aromatic di- and polyamines with the aid of a selected catalyst system is provided, which comprises a mixture of a first heterogeneous catalyst and a second heterogeneous catalyst and a nitro compound (nitrate and/or nitrite salt). The first and second heterogeneous catalyst each independently comprise a metal...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Friday August 05th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
Synthesis of 1,4-Butanediol di(3-Diethylamino-2-Hydroxylpropyl Alcohol) Ether and Cationic...

A novel hydrophilic cationic chain extender, 1,4-butanediol di(3-diethylamino-2- hydroxylpropyl alcohol) ether (BDE), was successfully prepared, and then a series of lateral-chain-type cationic waterborne polyurethanes (CWPUs) with high solid content was synthesized. Compared with the traditional cationic chain extender, N-methyl diethanol amine...

Company name: Sichuan University
Published On: Saturday August 06th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Vinyl ether-based polyacetal polyols with various main-chain structures and polyurethane elastomers...

Novel acid degradable polyacetal polyols and polyacetal polyurethanes able to controlled acid degradation were developed. Polyacetal polyols with various main-chain structures were synthesized by polyaddition of various vinyl ethers with a hydroxyl group [4-hydroxy butyl vinyl ether (CH2[DOUBLE BOND]CH[BOND]O[BOND]CH2CH2CH2CH2[BOND]OH), 2-hydroxy...

Company name: University of Fukui
Published On: Saturday August 06th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Preparation and characterization of rigid polyurethane foams with carbamide and borate groups

The results of research on the application of hydroxyethyl urea derivatives modified with boron as polyol components to produce foamed polyurethane materials are presented. The obtained rigid polyurethane foams are characterized by good heat-insulating parameters and decreased flammability. The decrease in flammability of the foams follows from the...

Company name: Rzeszow University of Technology
Published On: Saturday August 06th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> CONTROLLED-RELEASE COATINGS
Organic silicone-modified transgenic soybean oil as bio-based coating material for...

Novel bio-based polyurethanes (PUs) were synthesized from transgenic soybean oil (TSBO) and then modified with hydroxyl-terminated dimethyl silicone (HTMS) to coat urea prills for controlling nitrogen (N) release. Different kinds of coated ureas were prepared from these hydrophobic PUs. Physicochemical properties of the coatings were characterized...

Company name: Shandong Agricultural University
Published On: Saturday August 06th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FILMS
Superhydrophobic surfaces with silane-treated diatomaceous earth/resin systems

Superhydrophobic coatings were prepared using fluorosilane-treated diatomaceous earth (DE) with either polyurethane or epoxy binders. The surface wettability and morphology of the films were analyzed using contact angle measurements and scanning electron microscopy (SEM), respectively. The water contact angles were studied as a function of the...

Company name: Oklahoma State University
Published On: Monday August 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FOAMS
Paper waste sludge enhanced eco-efficient polyurethane foam composites: Physical-mechanical...

Increasing demands and consumption of humankind make an increase in paper production, extending the accumulation of paper production wastes. Due to legislations pertaining to environmental pollution, it has become necessary to search for new areas where these wastes could be used. Some of the processes such as milling, purification, etc. of fillers...

Company name: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Published On: Saturday August 06th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> NANOMATERIALS
Preparation and characterization of nanocomposites made from chemoenzymatically prepared polyester...

Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) were functionalized with four different functional groups and used as nanofillers to reinforce biodegradable polyurethanes (PU), in an effort to explore their effect on the thermal and mechanical properties of the obtained nanocomposites. The PU were synthesized via one step process, by the reaction between a...

Company name: Universidad de Guanajuato
Published On: Saturday August 06th, 2016

 
SHAPE-MEMORY POLYURETHANES
Thermoset Shape-Memory Polyurethane with Intrinsic Plasticity Enabled by Transcarbamoylation

Thermoset polymers are known for their superior thermomechanical properties, but the chemical crosslinking typically leads to intractability. This is reflected in the great differences between thermoset and thermoplastic shape-memory polymers; the former exhibit a robust shape memory but are not capable of redefining the permanent shape. Contrary...

Company name: Zhejiang University
Published On: Saturday August 06th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Fluorinated Polyurethanes, Synthesis and Properties

Fluorinated polyurethanes with a glass transition temperature as low as −139 °C and a decomposition onset temperature of 247–330 °C were prepared by a reaction of fluorinated alcohols with aromatic and cycloaliphatic diisocyanates in solution or melt.

Company name: Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences
Published On: Saturday August 06th, 2016

 
 

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