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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> DEFOAMER
Focus on the essentials: New series of TEGO defoamers for architectural coatings makes it possible!

The new TEGO Foamex series 10 to 34 from Evonik enables customers to concentrate on the essentials: developing innovative architectural coatings. Foam formation during production and application is a common problem with architectural coatings that takes up a great deal of time in the development of new innovations. Low-VOC, ecolabel-compliant, and...

Company name: Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
VOC-free and Bio-based Defoamers from ADDAPT Chemical B.V

Foamstop VF 10 N is a VOC-free defoaming agent suitable for high PVC paints, printing inks and emulsion based adhesives. Foamstop VF 10 N is easily emulsifiable, two thirds of the amount should be added during the grinding stage and the final third during the 'let down' stage to ensure prolonged defoaming properties in the final product....

Company name: Alfa Chemicals Ltd.
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> ANTIOXIDANTS
R&D 100 Flashback: Milliken & Co.'s Milliguard AOX-1 Reduces Use of Antioxidants

Every week, R&D Magazine features an R&D 100 Flashback, chosen from our R&D 100 archive of winners. This week's flashback is Milliken & Co.'s Milliguard AOX-1, which won in 2015. Polyurethane foam is a necessary part of everyday life. From beds to cars, polyurethanes are all around us; and it's become increasingly important to ensure these items...

Company name: Milliken & Company
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
All Weather Insulated Panels Adopts Honeywell's Low-Global-Warming Insulating Material For...

Honeywell announced today that All Weather Insulated Panels (AWIP), a leader in the production of insulated metal panels for walls and roofs, has transitioned panel production for commercial applications to insulating foam made with Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA).Solstice LBA, which is based on hydrofluoro-olefin (HFO) technology,...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
ICP Adhesives & Sealants Adopts Honeywell's Low-Global-Warming Material For Low-Pressure Foam...

Honeywell announced today that ICP Adhesives & Sealants, Inc. will use Honeywell's low-global-warming-potential Solstice Gas Blowing Agent (GBA) in its new Handi-Foam High Density roof repair kits.With this launch, ICP becomes the first company to replace hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) blowing agents with Solstice GBA in low-pressure foam formulations,...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Monday September 19th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS
Chem-Trend Expands by Acquiring Huron Technologies

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development, production and marketing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, today announced the acquisition of the Huron Technologies, Inc. business, a worldwide source of customized mold release agents and related products for multiple molding applications. ...

Company name: Chem-Trend
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS>> ALCOHOL BASED (TRIOL)
Perstorp increases price for TMP

Effective October 1st, 2016 or as existing contracts permit, Perstorp will increase prices for Trimethylolpropane (TMP) by EUR 80/MT in Europe, USD 0,05/lb in North America and USD 100/MT in Latin America.

Company name: Perstorp
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Sustainable & Durable Solutions at K2016

At K2016 we will present an extensive selection of bio-based building blocks and speciality additives for use in high-end applications. These products offer a wide range of different functionalities alongside high performance properties.Increasing toughness in PLAWe provide an innovative technology that provides high impact strength to otherwise...

Company name: Croda Coatings and Polymers
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYBUTABIENE
TCV to build liquid polybutadiene plant in France

Total Cray Valley (TCV) has started construction on its new C4 chemical manufacturing plant in Carling, France, which will be used for the production of liquid polybutadiene.According to the company, the plant will have the ability to produce several thousand tonnes of product per year. The plant is scheduled to begin production in October 2016....

Company name: Total Cray Valley
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
New SUPRASEC Grade from Huntsman Polyurethanes Promotes Excellent Environmental and Health Benefits

SUPRASEC LM 4702 helps formulators develop products below a safety threshold for diisocyanates, removing H351 hazard labelling commonly seen in iso-based prepolymers. These benefits have encouraged formulators to focus on low monomer polyurethane resins. SUPRASEC LM 4702 can be used in reactive hot melts where high mechanical properties can be...

Company name: Alfa Chemicals Ltd.
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Biesterfeld Spezialchemie signs distribution agreement with RAMPF Polymer Solutions for electro...

With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is distributing polyurethane and epoxy electro casting resins from Rampf Polymer Solutions in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and the Baltic states.The portfolio of electro casting resins from Rampf Polymer Solutions comprises two-component polyurethane systems...

Company name: Biesterfeld Spezialchemie
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
Electrolube Launches New Generation of Encapsulation Resins at Productronica India

Global electro-chemicals manufacturer, Electrolube, will showcase a new era of encapsulation resins at Productronica India, which will be held on September 22-23, 2016 at the International Exhibition Centre, Bangalore, India. Electrolube's epoxy resin portfolio includes a variety of clear, white and black single- and two-part products with a host...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RESIN-COATED PROPPANT
Preferred Sands' polymeric proppant judged among energy industry's most innovative technologies

Preferred Sands' Chrome, a product from the company's line of polymeric proppants, has been selected as the silver winner in the eighth annual 2016 Golden Bridge Awards. Chrome is a proppant technology designed to lower the cost per barrel of oil equivalent (BOE) while enhancing production and flowback control in deep reservoirs within an...

Company name: Preferred Technology
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE>> MOLDED
New certification for moulded flexible PU foam in beta phase

The Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam, Inc. (AFPF)/CertiPUR-US announced that it is expanding its certification program for slabstock flexible polyurethane foam to include moulded flexible polyurethane foam used in bedding and upholstered furniture. Separate technical guidelines have been established for moulded foam producers during the...

Company name: Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> SPRAY FOAMS
Demilec Earns 2016 Gold Innovation Award for Sealection 500 and Heatlok XT

Our team at Demilec is pleased to announce that we have earned Home Builder Executive magazine's 2016 Gold Innovation Award for our recent product developments, including Sealection500 and Heatlok XT. The Gold Innovation Award recognizes companies that adhere to and promote excellent homebuilding practices by integrating new products, initiatives,...

Company name: Demilec
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
CASE
Vertellus and Palmer Holland Expand Distribution Relationship

Vertellus, a global manufacturer of fine and specialty chemicals, and its distributor partner Palmer Holland have expanded their strategic relationship to better serve the coatings, automotive, sealants, and elastomer (CASE) and lubricant markets. The agreement, effective October 1, 2016, expands Palmer Holland's territory to include the states...

Company name: Vertellus Specialties Inc
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Allnex upgrades its coating resins production line in China

Allnex, a leading supplier of resins for architectural, industrial, automotive OEM and special purpose coatings, today announced that the company has completed a technical upgrade of its coating resin production line, located at its Shanghai Fengxian site. It will produce waterborne epoxy, PUD and waterborne alkyd resins, which are mainly used in...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
RPM acquires Specialty Polymer Coatings, Canadian maker of oil and gas pipeline coatings

RPM International Inc. on Monday announced that it acquired Specialty Polymer Coatings Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of high-performance coatings for oil and gas pipelines, for an undisclosed sum.SPC, based in Langley, British Columbia, near Vancouver, has annual net sales of about $26 million. It will be part of RPM's Performance Coatings Group...

Company name: RPM International
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
Closing completed: Allnex and Nuplex officially combined

Allnex, a leading international supplier of resins backed by investor Advent International, today announced that Nuplex Industries, a global manufacturer of resins, and Allnex have now been brought together to form one company. The group, present on four continents and serving customers in over 100 countries, becomes the leading industrial coating...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
September issue of European Coatings Journal is out

Wood is a nice material for door and window frames, cladding and roofing. On the other hand, exposure to rain, sun, wind or snow can cause a lot of damage to unprotected wood.Water-borne UV curable resins are an interesting material for wood coating applications. Due to environmental concerns, stricter regulations, but also benefits in terms of...

Company name: European Coatings Journal
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Flowcrete India Showcases Resin Flooring at the Confederation of Indian Industry

Flowcrete India is all geared up to participate in one of the most anticipated events of its annual calendar - a two-day industrial and commercial flooring conference on the theme of "Technology, Trends and Innovation''.This conference is an initiative of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region, and has been devised to meet a...

Company name: Flowcrete
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Lapolla Industries Introduces FOAM-LOK FLX 500-EM Spray Polyurethane Foam for Insulation...

Lapolla Industries, Inc., the global supplier and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation and roofing solutions, reflective roof coatings and equipment, today announced the launch of FOAM-LOK FLX 500-EM Spray Polyurethane Foam for Insulation. The next generation "Easy-to-Mix" open-cell spray applied foam produces ultra high yield and is...

Company name: LaPolla Industries, Inc
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
Icynene awarded Greenguard Gold certification for ultra-low VOC Icynene Classic Max open cell spray...

Icynene, the pioneer of modern open-cell spray foam insulation solutions, has been awarded Greenguard Gold certification by UL Environment for its high performance, ultra-low VOC open-cell spray foam insulation - Icynene Classic Max. It is believed to be the first open-cell spray foam insulation product in the United States to achieve the...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
Covestro Provides Closed-Cell Spray Foam for Arc House

The sun is projected to shine for another five billion years. The payback time for a residential solar panel system now averages 6.9 years (per solar-power-now.com). Covestro LLC will be participating in the upcoming Solar Power International show, demonstrating a tiny, net-zero energy usage home designed by Shelter Dynamics. The home is a showcase...

Company name: Covestro - Product Center Polyurethanes
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
When It Comes To Spray Foam, Certification Matters

The Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an independent, global, safety company that promotes safe products and practices across myriad industries. They have created the UL Environment division to help support the growth and development of environmentally preferable products, services, and organizations. A component of that mission is the creation of...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
Spray Foam Polymers Passes Audited Appendix X Acceptance with ThermoSeal FlameGuard 500

Spray Foam Polymers, a leader in the spray foam industry and the manufacturer of ThermoSeal brand spray foam insulation announced today that it has passed Appendix X testing and approval of its Flameguard 500. This breakthrough means code compliantAppendix X spray foam in Attics and Crawl spaces which no longer require an ignition barrier....

Company name: Spray foam Polymers
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
Volatile Free, Inc. Announces New Drone Video Featuring Spray Foam and Silicone Roofing Products

The leadership of Volatile Free, Inc. (VFI ) has launched its first drone video featuring a certified VFI contractor applying VFI-727 Polyurethane Foam and SEALGUARD VFI-990 SILICONE. The footage shows aerial shots of the Barron Area School District facilities in Barron, Wisconsin.The contractor used an automated robotic spray machine to apply the...

Company name: Volatile Free
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> HOT-MELT
Lubrizol Participates In World Adhesives Congress 2016

The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business announces that it will participate at World Adhesives Congress (WAC) 2016 taking place in Tokyo, Japan, on October 28, 2016. Lubrizol will present a paper on its latest innovations in thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) for high performing hot melt adhesives (HMAs) and reactive hot melt (RHM OR...

Company name: Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> FOAM ADHESIVES
Selena introduces an innovative product category

Selena Group has been for many years very active in the area of R&D, delivering solutions that redefine the way construction projects are done. Selena's R&D centres in Poland, Spain, Turkey and China tap into the organisation's experience and knowledge gained in close cooperation with local market professionals from many countries. This strategy...

Company name: Selena
Published On: Saturday September 17th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Velox offers PEEK at upcoming K 2016 presentations

VELOX GmbH (Hamburg, Germany), a leading European distributor of specialty materials for the plastics industry, is launching its own new family of PEEK compounds under the brand name Vemab PEEK this year at K 2016, in hall 6, booth A23. The product range, which the distributor developed in cooperation with its development laboratory, includes...

Company name: Velox
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
Lubrizol and VELOX Highlight Innovative Solutions at K 2016

The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business announces that it will highlight its latest thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) solutions alongside its distributor VELOX GmbH at K 2016 from October 19-26, 2016 in Hall 6, booth A23.At K 2016 Lubrizol's Engineered Polymers team will focus on the following recent TPU developments for improved...

Company name: Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Albrecht Baumer presents product innovations at the K2016

From 19 - 26 October, Baumer will be presenting pioneering solutions in the processing of foam and flexible materials at its exhibition stand in Hall 3 / B71.Besides the new Split-H Endless 500 splitting machine with many innovative features, Baumer will be showing the Lamit-HRB-PUR bonding machine for processing polyurethane hot-melt adhesives as...

Company name: Albrecht Baumer
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
New Corrosion-Resistant Curb Valve Box System Eliminates the Need for Costly Repairs

The repair of cast iron curb valve boxes has long been a costly, frustrating process for municipalities. Time-consuming excavations and land restorations strain public works and water department budgets. And the old school materials, vulnerable to rust and corrosive soils, too often prove inoperable during emergencies.The quest to eliminate such...

Company name: Argonics
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> GEAR SHIFT KNOB
Polyurethane stick for gear shift

Last week OSV Technologiya technologists have produced a sample of polyurethane stick for car gear shift.■ Material for product: rapid casting mass based on polyurethane Dekolast 5■ Material for constituent mould: silicone rubber of additive cure ZA 50 LT (blue) and two-component polyurethane elastomer RTV 70A (amber)■ ...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING
High-Performance Material Handling Technologies on Display at MINExpo 2016

A broad range of advanced technologies for safer and more productive bulk handling will be on display at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016, as Martin Engineering unveils new and improved component designs for conveyor belt cleaning, dust management, load containment, risk reduction and improved material flow. Visitors to indoor booth #4015 will find...

Company name: Martin Engineering
Published On: Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL
Polyurethane staples provide fast alternative for surgeons

A new form of surgical sutures and staples has been created by tissue repair device developer Zipline Medical. The staples are made out of a polyurethane structure with a hydrocolloid adhesive and are intended to be the solution to the speed vs. cosmetic tradeoff made by surgeons using conventional metal staples.The device, named Zip, is...

Company name: Zipline Medical
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Xiamen International Trade Group Orders 169 Otis Elevators for Residential Projects

Xiamen International Trade Group (Xiamen ITG) has ordered 169 Otis elevators for its high -end residential projects now under development in China's southeastern Fujian province. Otis, the world 's leading manufacturer and maintainer of people -moving products , including elevators, escalators and moving walkways, is a unit of United Technologies...

Company name: Otis Elevator Company
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> GASKET & SEALS
Freudenberg-NOK's Troy, Milan Ohio Facilities Win Supplier Gold, Bronze From Caterpillar

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies' Troy and Milan, Ohio, manufacturing facilities have been awarded Gold and Bronze level Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) certification from Caterpillar Inc.Caterpillar created the SQEP to recognize those suppliers that demonstrate their commitment to excellence and drive a "zero defects" culture within...

Company name: Freudenberg-NOK
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> ROLLS & ROLLERS
Polyurethane lining of rollers

Last week OSV Technologiya team of technologists has completed a project of spreading polyurethane on the metal rollers of industrial application■ Material for product: liquid PTMEG-prepolymer Neuthane 128S based on TDI ■ Equipment: mixing and metering machine for casting of hot-curing polyurethane elastomers

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
Whistleblowers Sue Chemical Companies Over Alleged Failure to Disclose Health Risks

A recently unsealed complaint filed by the law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP claims that four major chemical companies had information that a chemical they manufacture poses significant health risks, but withheld the data from the government.According to court documents, the firm discovered evidence of the information while reviewing...

Company name: Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman
Published On: Monday September 19th, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Plymouth Foam: Collaboration with Germany's Schaumaplast extends geographical reach

Foam manufacturers Plymouth Foam and Schaumaplast have announced a partnership which involves collaborating as a single organisation. The family-owned companies said they will remain independently owned and operated, but will leverage their complementary skills to collaborate as a single company. Plymouth Foam and Schaumaplast complement each other...

Company name: Plymouth Foam
Published On: Monday September 19th, 2016

 
BASF intends to acquire Henkel's Western European building material business

BASF and Henkel have signed an agreement under which BASF intends to acquire Henkel's professional Western European flooring, tiling and waterproofing business in order to strengthen its portfolio in Construction Chemicals.The transaction includes Henkel's flooring business sold under the "Thomsit" brand and the "Thomsit" trademark...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday September 16th, 2016

 
Chem-Trend to expand research and development facilities at global headquarters

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development, production and marketing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, announced it will expand its R&D facilities at the global headquarters in Howell, Michigan to allow for continued growth of its research and development activities and increased...

Company name: Chem-Trend
Published On: Tuesday September 13th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Method of making hydroxymethylphosphonate, polyurethane foam-forming compositions, polyurethane foam...

There is provided herein a method of making hydroxymethylphosphonate comprising reacting paraformaldehyde, at least one dialkyl phosphite and at least one trialkyl phosphite, in the presence of at least one amine catalyst.

Company name: ICL-IP America
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS
Synthesis and use of metallized polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane catalyst compositions

The present invention relates to a method to form a polyurethane material, a catalyst composition comprising metalized polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes (POMS) compounds in combination with reactive compounds suitable to be used to provide a polyurethane material and the polyurethane material obtained using the catalyst composition.

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS
Low delamination mold release

Methods and combinations of a curing catalyst with a mold release mixture, which is then subsequently applied to the surface of a mold prior to the application of polyurethane reactants to said mold, where the curing catalyst component has the effect of catalyzing the reaction at the surface of the molded part. This catalysis results in greater...

Company name: Peterson Chemical Technology
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Cardanol modified epoxy polyol

A reaction system for forming polyurethane elastomers includes a cardanol modified epoxy polyol. In particular, the reaction system has an isocyanate-reactive component that includes the cardanol-modified epoxy polyol and an isocyanate component that includes at least one polyisocyanate. The cardanol-modified epoxy polyol is a reaction product of...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
Fine particle, high concentration, polyisocyanate polyaddition/polyurethane-urea polyols

Embodiments of the invention include a method of producing polymer polyol dispersions is. The method includes providing at least one reaction system, and the reaction system includes: a) at least one polyol, b) at least one seed population, c) at least one catalyst, at least one co-reactant having an equivalent weight of up to 400 and at least one...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
Production of polyurethane systems using polyether polycarbonate polyols

A process for production of polyurethane systems using polyether polycarbonate polyols with use of additives comprising i) ionic surfactant A selected from those of the formula A.sup.-M.sup.+ with A.sup.-=anion selected from the group comprising alkyl- and arylsulphates, polyethersulphates and -sulphonates, sulphonates, alkyl- and arylsulphonates,...

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
Storage stable polyol composition for polyurethane elastomers

A polyurethane reaction system includes an isocyanate component having at least one polyisocyanate and an isocyanate-reactive component having a storage stable polyol component that is a single phase liquid mixture at 23.degree. C. including a first polyether polyol and a second polyether polyol. The first polyether polyol is included in an amount...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Use of urethane alcohols for preparation of polyether polyols

The present invention relates to a process for preparing polyether polyols by addition of alkylene oxides onto H-functional starter substances, characterized in that at least one urethane alcohol of formula (H) where R.sup.1 is linear or branched C.sub.2 to C.sub.24-alkylene which may optionally be interrupted by heteroatoms such as O, S or N and...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Monday September 19th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> POLYISOCYANATES
Method for producing polyisocyanates and use thereof

The invention relates to a method for modifying isocyanates using catalysts having a water content not exceeding 1,000 ppm.

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> PREPOLYMERS>> BLOCKED
Blocked polyisocyanate composition, prepolymer composition, and method of manufacturing them, and...

A prepolymer composition and a method for manufacturing them each of which is able to impart a low temperature thermosetting property surpassing the prepolymer of the phenolic resin to a prepolymer as a mixture of a blocked polyisocyanate compound and a polyisocyanate reactive compound, while suppressing generation of a toxic gas impacting on the...

Company name: Daiei Sangyo Kaisha
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> PREPOLYMERS>> MDI BASED
Polyurea prepolymers made from primary and secondary diamines

Novel polyurea prepolymer and quasi-prepolymers are contemplated, the compositions being the reaction products of various isocyanate components with various polyamine components. Isocyanate components contemplated include uretonimine-modified 4,4' methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) 4,4' MDI, 2,4' MDI, aliphatic hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI)...

Company name: SuperSkinSystems
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> THERMOSETS
Thermoset polyurethane foam containing brominated polymeric flame retardant

Prepare a thermoset polyurethane foam containing a brominated polymer with aliphatic bromine as a flame retardant.

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Aqueous ink-jet inks containing alternating polyurethanes as binders

The present disclosure provides novel aqueous ink-jet inks containing an aqueous vehicle, a pigment and an alternating polyurethane as a binder.

Company name: E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
Photo-curable ink composition

A photo-curable ink composition including UV curable polyurethane dispersions, water, photo-initiator, colorant and hydrophobic radiation-curable monomers. Also disclosed herein is a method for forming a printed article and an inkjet printing system using said photo-curable ink composition.

Company name: Hewlett-Packard
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Polyurethane polymers

The present invention relates to polyurethane polymers, a process for their preparation and their use as binders for adhesives, coatings or foams.

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> LAMINATES
Photochromic polyurethane laminate

Photochromic polyurethane laminates and methods for the formation of same wherein a photochromic polyurethane layer of the laminate is interposed between two primer coated transparent resin sheets.

Company name: Insight Equity
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
FOAMS
Polyurethane foam and process for producing same

A polyurethane foam, polyisocyanurate foam or polyurea foam is obtainable from the reaction of a mixture comprising A) a compound reactive towards isocyanate ("NCO-reactive compound"); B) a blowing agent selected from the group comprising linear, branched or cyclic C1 to C6 hydrocarbons, linear,branched or cyclic C1 to C6 fluorocarbons, N.sub.2,...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE>> VISCOELASTIC FOAMS
Viscoelastic foam

Embodiments of the invention provide for viscoelastic polyurethane foams. The foams are made from reaction system which includes (a) an isocyanate reactive component, (b) a isocyanate component, (c) one or more blowing agents, (d) a catalyst component, and (e) a silicone based surfactant. The isocyanate reactive component includes at least (i) from...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Urethane acrylates for curable coatings

The invention relates to a urethane (meth)acrylate not comprising caprolactone, which is the product of reaction of A) a monoalcohol bearing from 1 to 5 (meth)acrylates, B) an allophanate-modified polyisocyanate, C) optionally, in the presence of a saturated polyol of functionality 2 to 3, D) optionally, in the presence of an unsaturated polyol...

Company name: Arkema
Published On: Monday September 19th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Alpha-alkoxysilane-terminated prepolymer for fast-curing spray foams with improved propellant gas...

The present invention relates to an alpha-alkoxysilane-terminated prepolymer preparable by reaction of at least one polyether polyol, of a polyisocyanate and of an alpha-alkoxysilane having at least one isocyanate-reactive group, said polyether polyol having a weight average of 500 to 7000 g/mol and having ethylene oxide and propylene oxide units,...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ELECTRODEPOSITION
Cationic electrodeposition coating composition

An object of the present invention is to find a cationic electrodeposition coating composition excellent in coating composition stability, finished appearance, and corrosion resistance, and to provide a coated article excellent in these coating film properties. The present invention provides a cationic electrodeposition coating composition...

Company name: Kansai Paint
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Aqueous coating composition and production of topcoats using the coating composition

The present invention relates to an aqueous coating composition comprising at least one first polymer (A) as binder, at least one crosslinking agent (B) and at least one copolymer (C) as second binder, which is obtainable by copolymerization of ethylenically unsaturated monomers in the presence of a polyurethane resin having polymerizable carbon...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> PRESSURE SENSITIVE
Surface protection sheet and water-dispersed pressure-sensitive adhesive composition for surface...

Provided are a surface protection sheet with excellent weatherability, good anti-residue properties and low-contaminating properties and a water-dispersed PSA composition for surface protection sheets. The surface protection sheet provided by this invention comprises a PSA layer and a support substrate. The PSA layer is formed from a...

Company name: Nitto Denko Corporation
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Curable material comprising silylated polymers containing urethane groups, and use thereof in...

Curable material comprising silylated polymers containing urethane groups, and use thereof in sealants, adhesives, binders and/or surface modifiers.

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FIBERS
Spandex from high molecular weight poly (tetramethylene-co-ethyleneether) glycols

The invention provides polyurethaneurea compositions comprising poly(tetramethylene-co-ethyleneether) glycol having high number average molecular weight, from about 1900 to about 4000 Dalton. The invention further relates to the use of high number average molecular weight poly(tetramethylene-co-ethyleneether) glycol as the soft segment base...

Company name: Invista
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
Polyurethane elastic fiber and method for producing same

The present invention relates to polyurethane elastic fibers obtained by spinning a polyurethane resin. The polyurethane resin includes, as constituent units, a diol (a1) having a number average molecular weight of 500 to 10,000, an organic diisocyanate (b), and a chain extender (a2). The total concentration of urethane groups and urea groups in...

Company name: Toray Opelontex
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FIBER / FILLER REINFORCED
Process for making long fiber-reinforced polyurethanes that contain particulate fillers

Fiber-reinforced polyurethane structures are made with a polyol composition that contains a particulate filler such as calcium carbonate, in addition to the fibers. The polyol composition and the polyisocyanate composition are selected such that the polymer formed in their reaction has a calculated molecular weight between crosslinks (M.sub.c) of...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> NANOMATERIALS
Nanocomposites for absorption tunable sandscreens

A downhole filter comprising includes an open cell foam; and nanoparticles disposed in the open cell foam and exposed within pores of the open cell foam. A method of preparing the downhole filter includes combining a polyisocyanate and polyol to form a polymer composition; introducing nanoparticles into the polymer composition; and foaming the...

Company name: Baker Hughes
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> RAILWAY
Top of rail applicator and method of using the same

A top of rail (TOR) applicator has a bar positioned in a housing and an exit orifice on the upper portion of the bar for delivering a friction control composition to the crown of a railhead. The upper portion of the bar slopes away from the friction control composition exit orifice. The bar may be composed of an elastomer such as polyurethane. A...

Company name: The Whitmore Manufacturing Company
Published On: Monday September 19th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball which shows a high spin rate on approach shots and an excellent 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 is a polyurethane obtained...

Company name: Dunlop Sports
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
Golf balls having translucent covers formed of aromatic and aliphatic polyurethanes

Golf balls having multi-layered covers, wherein at least one of the cover layers is substantially transparent, are provided. The cover includes an inner cover layer made of an ionomer composition; an intermediate cover layer made of an aromatic polyurethane composition; and outer cover layer made of an aliphatic polyurethane composition, wherein...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Polyurethane transmission belt and belt-molding material

An object is to provide a polyurethane transmission belt offering excellent durability, as well as a belt-molding material for manufacturing such transmission belt. As a solution, a polyurethane transmission belt is provided that contains 1,2-cyclohexane dicarboxylic acid diisononyl ester expressed by Chemical Formula (1) below. ##STR00001##

Company name: Bando Chemical Industries
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
SHAPE MEMMORY MATERIALS
Variable T.sub.g shape memory polyurethane for wellbore devices

Wellbore devices for use in filtration, wellbore isolation, production control, lifecycle management and wellbore construction may include at least a first and a second shape-memory material each having an altered geometric position and each an original geometric position. Each shape-memory material may include a polyurethane material held in the...

Company name: Baker Hughes
Published On: Thursday September 15th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> HYDROGELS
Synthesis and Characterization of Thermal- and pH-Sensitive Polyurethane Hydrogels with Different...

A series of novel thermal- and pH-sensitive polyurethane (PU) hydrogels with different transition temperatures were successfully synthesized via a three-step polymerization using polyethylene glycol (PEG), 4,4'-diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI), dimethylol propionic acid (DMPA) and trimethylolpropane (TMP). Fourier transform infrared (FTIR)...

Company name: Hunan University of Science and Technology
Published On: Monday September 19th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
A Novel Biodegradable Polyurethane Matrix for Auricular Cartilage Repair: An In Vitro and In Vivo...

Auricular reconstruction poses a challenge for reconstructive and burns surgeons. Techniques involving cartilage tissue engineering have shown potential in recent years. A biodegradable polyurethane matrix developed for dermal reconstruction offers an alternative to autologous, allogeneic, or xenogeneic biologicals for cartilage reconstruction....

Company name: University of Adelaide
Published On: Monday September 19th, 2016

 
 

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