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  Issue-626 - October 03, 2016   Recommend
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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
FRX Polymers to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Nofia Flame Retardants at K 2016

FRX Polymers, Inc. (FRX), the global leader in polymeric halogen-free flame retardant solutions, will focus on its latest material developments and the expanded range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in Dusseldorf, Germany. In Hall 5/C06-1, FRX will highlight its highly successful application development work...

Company name: FRX Polymers
Published On: Sunday October 02nd, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Honeywell Supports U.S. EPA's Program To Reduce Harmful Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Honeywell announced today its support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's latest decisions for the Significant New Alternative Policy (SNAP). The program evaluates and regulates environmentally preferable substitutes for chemicals that are being phased out under the Clean Air Act.Global warming potential (GWP) is one of several criteria...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Wednesday September 28th, 2016

 
NCFI Adopts Honeywell's Low-Global-Warming Material For Spray Foam Roofs

Honeywell announced today that NCFI Polyurethanes, a leader in sustainable polyurethane products, has transitioned to Honeywell's new low-global-warming material for roofing applications, with wall insulation systems to follow.NCFI is offering closed-cell spray polyurethane foam formulated with Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) in its...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
Chemours expects Opteon line to cut 325 million t CO2 equivalent by 2025

The Chemours Company announced that it has increased the expected greenhouse gas reduction provided by its Opteon portfolio by over 8 %. The company now expects that its line of low GWP refrigerants and blowing agents will eliminate an estimated 325 million t CO2 equivalent by 2025 on a global basis.The Opteon line is based on hydrofluoro-olefin...

Company name: The Chemours Company
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Asia, Mideast PMDI gains to be capped; buying interest dwindles

Spot polymeric methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (PMDI) prices in Asia and the Middle East were mostly higher this week, but may not sustain gains as buying interest has started to wane, industry sources said on Friday.In China, import and domestic prices surged as suppliers resumed quoting offers, about a week after the fatal explosion at the...

Company name: ICIS Chemical Business
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
BASF completes acquisition of Guangdong Yinfan Chemistry

BASF has completed the acquisition of the assets of Guangdong Yinfan Chemistry Co., Ltd. in China. A new legal entity named "BASF Coatings Co., Ltd." has been established in Jiangmen, Guangdong Province, to take over and further develop Yinfan's automotive refinish coatings business. "Together with Yinfan's team, we have started the integration...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Tuesday September 27th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
New Polyurethane Pourable Flooring and Sealing Technology for Commercial Vehicles - On Demand...

The wear and tear experienced by school buses, city buses, and other commercial vehicles requires advanced solutions to improve durability and safety. This free 30-minute Webinar covers the manufacturing and service requirements of commercial vehicle flooring systems and introduces a new, easy-to-apply flooring and sealing technology. The...

Company name: Dow Automotive
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
Rhino Linings Corporation Introduces Structural Linings for Trenchless Pipeline Repairs

Rhino Linings Corporation is now offering PipeLiner 5000 11-70 PW and PipeLiner 5100 PW spray-applied polyurea-based lining systems that can be used to repair aging and badly damaged pipe without the need to excavate and physically replace the pipeline.Both PipeLiner 5000 11-70 PW and PipeLiner 5100 PW enable the trenchless repair of gas, oil,...

Company name: Rhino Linings
Published On: Wednesday September 28th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Demilec to Showcase New Products at 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

On October 5 and 6, our team at Demilec will be showcasing our latest innovations at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Our team will occupy booth #2617 and will provide demonstrations of our newest and most efficient products, Heatlok High Lift, a closed-cell spray foam...

Company name: Demilec
Published On: Tuesday September 27th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> CONFORMAL COATINGS
HumiSeal Announces Revolutionary Masking Materials for Conformal Coating Applications

HumiSeal , a leading conformal coating manufacturer has announced the global launch of its entirely new range of masking products. Available globally in a wide range of sizes, the product is available in tape or dot format and addresses many of the common issues normally associated with effective and reliable masking.The semi-transparent masking...

Company name: HumiSeal
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
SIKA Corporation Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week

SIKA Corporation will sponsor Auto Glass Week 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor."SIKA Corporation continues to sponsor Auto Glass Week as it is the one event that allows all of the AGRR industry to...

Company name: Sika Corporation
Published On: Wednesday September 28th, 2016

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
ASC PCR Task Group Completes Product Category Rule for Sealants

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) along with UL Environment as the program operator has released a product category rule for sealants covering North America.The publication of the Product Category Rule (PCR) for Sealants demonstrates that ASC is able to mobilize its membership to accomplish a task that is important for the continued use of...

Company name: The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc.
Published On: Tuesday September 27th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Lubrizol Announces Participation in IWCS 2016

The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business announces that it will participate at the 2016 IWCS Suppliers' Exhibition in Providence, Rhode Island from October 3-4, at Booth 405. Lubrizol will also present "Estane TPU - Pushing the Boundaries of High-Performance" in the New Product Presentation segment of the Suppliers' Exhibition,...

Company name: Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
BASF and Hyundai Motor partner for high performance N concept

BASF and Hyundai Motor have partnered once again to present an impressive showcase of emotion and technical substance: The concept car RN30 was created to offer pure driving pleasure on the race track for everybody and features the latest in innovative automotive solutions - driven by BASF. It will debut September 29 at Paris Motor Show 2016 and be...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Thursday September 29th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> TIRES / TIRES FILLING
Goodyear presents the 'Urban Crossover' - a customized concept tire for the new Lexus UX concept car

Lexus has introduced its Lexus UX concept car, fitted with Goodyear Urban Crossover concept tires, at the Paris Motor Show 2016. This exclusive car is matched with special tires, successfully showcasing the cooperation between the two companies.When Lexus asked Goodyear to develop a tire for its newest creation, two requests were made: explore new...

Company name: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING
Multotec Gv Cyclone The Answer For Tailings Dams

Tailings dams are sensitive to operating costs, and while these operations require quality process equipment there is a definite need for equipment with a low mass capable of functioning at the required capacity and that will be cost effective over the life span of the installation. Designed specifically for tailings dam applications, the Multotec...

Company name: Multotec
Published On: Sunday October 02nd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> TOOLING AND MODELING BOARDS
RAMPF Tooling Solutions - Down to the very last detail!

Working board material from RAMPF Tooling Solutions has been used throughout the world in a wide variety of applications. The challenge with regard to the recently completed Quernst Chapel project was to portray a great historical monument in a much smaller dimension and in great detail - a job tailor-made for RAKU-TOOL working board material...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> CASTER & WHEELS
Stellana Growing Polyurethane wheels Business in Asian Market

In the first half of 2016, Tailor-made products and optimized solutions from Stellana are getting more and more preferred in the Asian market. Despite of the slowdown in China economy the polyurethane wheels business in Stellana China grows.Growth increase comes mainly from the traditional OEM forklift industry and is showing good growth and good...

Company name: Stellana
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR
Desma Today Magazine − October 2016 Issue now availabe

DESMA today is a bi−annually published magazine that provides you with news and facts about DESMA and the shoe manufacturing industry. DESMA experts as well as guest authors report about new developments, techniques and materials research. Our aim is to build a communication−platform for all who are interested in our business.

Company name: Desma
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Lapolla Industries Closes on New Line of Credit

Lapolla Industries, Inc., a Houston-based global supplier and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation, roofing foam, reflective roof coatings, and equipment for their application, announced that by significantly reducing outstanding debt and obtaining a $15 million line of credit with Bank of America, N.A. on September 7, 2016, the...

Company name: LaPolla Industries
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
Hybrid Coating Technologies Inc: Unlimited Potential

Hybrid Coating Technologies Inc, filed a Schedule 14C in March, stating that it would like to undergo a 200:1 reverse split. Unfortunately, the market took the news hard and HCTI lost nearly a third of its value during the following session. A reverse split was all but inevitable, but with the passing of the reverse split, HCTI should finally have...

Company name: Hybrid Coating Technologies
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
Tenex Capital Management Invests in SES Foam, LLC

Tenex Capital Management announced it has completed an investment transaction in SES Foam LLC of Houston, TX, effective on September 9, 2016.SES is a fast-growing manufacturer and marketer of high-quality polyurethane Spray Foam Insulation for the North American residential construction industry. SES proprietary open and closed cell wall foam...

Company name: SES Foam
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
Polymac Machinery Corporation Awards SprayWorks for Being Top Distributor

SprayWorks Equipment Group proudly accepted the award, from Polymac Machinery Corporation (PMC), as the top PMC distributor in 2015. SprayWorks has been a distributor for PMC polyurethane products since 2008.SprayWorks' team has nearly 100 years of combined experience in the spray foam and coatings industries. They chose to distribute PMC products...

Company name: PMC Machinery
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
Electrolube India - Official Distributors for Beijing Tietop Precision Cleaning

Electrolube India is delighted to announce a new partnership and official distributor status with Beijing Tietop Precision Cleaning Equipment, leading suppliers of modular system cleaning apparatus. The global electro-chemicals manufacturer has recently established a new manufacturing facility in Bangalore, located close to the major electronics...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Thursday September 29th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
CO2 on the way to becoming an all-around talent

The action radius of carbon dioxide as a chemical building block for plastics may soon be significantly expanded. Materials manufacturer Covestro is collaborating with partners in industry and research to explore how CO2 can also be used as a component in insulating foam and other products of the plastics industry. The three-year "Dream Resource"...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
PEOPLE
Leading Global Polyurethane Expert Will Head FXI R&D

FXI, the leading producer of innovative foam products, has named Dr. Philippe Knaub senior vice president and chief technology officer to lead the company's research and development initiatives. Knaub is considered one of the world's foremost experts on the development and application of polyurethane foams in all industries, including bedding,...

Company name: FXI Foamex Innovations
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Flame-retarded materials and methods for forming the same

A process for flame-retarding base materials, such as fibers or foams with a metal oxide, such as silica, nanoparticle-containing composition and materials including a metal oxide, for example silica nano/micro particle-containing coating, layer, or networks. The process utilized allows properties of the coated material to be maintained....

Company name: Case Western Reserve University
Published On: Saturday October 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Stabilization of polyurethane foam polyol premixes containing halogenated olefin blowing agents

The invention provides polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for the preparation thereof More particularly, the invention relates to open-celled, polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for their preparation. The foams are characterized by a fine uniform cell structure and little or no foam collapse. The foams are produced...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Polymer compositions and methods

The present invention encompasses polyurethane compositions comprising aliphatic polycarbonate chains. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses polyurethane foams, thermoplastics and elastomers derived from aliphatic polycarbonate polyols and polyisocyanates wherein the polyol chains contain a primary repeating unit having a structure:...

Company name: Novomer
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
Seeding process for the manufacture of polymer modified polyols

Embodiments of the invention provide for polymer polyols and methods of producing polymer polyols. Methods include providing at least one first composition which includes at least one polyol, at least one isocyanate non-reactive seed population, and at least one of a co-reactant having an equivalent weight of up to 400 and at least one active...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> POLYISOCYANATES
Polyisocyanate modified with sulphamic acid, preparation method thereof and use thereof

A polyisocyanate modified with sulphamic acid and a mixture thereof, the preparation method thereof, and the use thereof in the production of polyurethane, especially as a cross-linking ingredient in the field of aqueous coatings and adhesives containing groups that are capable of reacting with isocyanate groups.

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Saturday October 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Ink, ink cartridge and ink jet recording method

The invention provides an ink containing a polyurethane polymer which has units respectively derived from a polyisocyanate, a polyether polyol having no acid group and a diol having an acid group and has an acid value of 40 mg KOH/g or more and 140 mg KOH/g or less, a carbon black and at least one antioxidant selected from compounds represented by...

Company name: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
Inkjet recording method and printed material

An inkjet recording method including applying an undercoat solution onto a transparent recording medium, semi-curing the undercoat solution, discharging an ink composition onto the semi-cured undercoat solution, and carrying out overall curing of the semi-cured undercoat solution and the ink composition by exposure under an low oxygen atmosphere...

Company name: Fujifilm
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
Photo-curable/thermally curable composition, method for manufacturing cured product thereof, cured...

A photocurable and thermally curable composition having a viscosity suitable for application to an inkjet printer is prepared. By the composition, it is made possible to directly draw a pattern on a substrate for a printed wiring board. The composition is cured at a relatively low temperature, having excellent adhesion, chemical resistance, heat...

Company name: Taiyo Holdings
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
Composite comprising a substrate and a photopolymer film

The invention relates to an assembly comprising a substrate and a photopolymer film, which are joined to one another partably at least in sections, the substrate comprising polyethylene terephthalate, and the photopolymer film comprising three-dimensionally crosslinked polyurethane matrix polymers, a writing monomer and a photoinitiator,...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Preparation of non-isocyanate urethane (meth) acrylates for urethane functional latex

A urethane-functional (meth)acrylate monomer is provided that is defined by the formula ##STR00001## where R.sup.1 is a monovalent organic group, R.sup.2 is a hydrogen atom or a monovalent organic group, and R.sup.3 is a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group. The urethane-functional (meth)acrylate monomer may be polymerized and advantageously provides...

Company name:
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive resin composition

A resin composition for a flexible printed circuit board that can attain high adhesiveness and solder reflow resistance even if a base film having low dielectric properties is used, and that attains excellent electrical properties. The resin comprises a fluororesin and an isocyanate compound, wherein the fluororesin has a content of 1 to 50% by...

Company name: Arisawa
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> 3D PRINTING
Polyurethane resins having multiple mechanisms of hardening for use in producing three-dimensional...

A polymerizable liquid, or resin, useful for the production by additive manufacturing of a three-dimensional object of polyurethane, polyurea, or a copolymer thereof, is described. The resin includes at least one of (i) a blocked or reactive blocked prepolymer, (ii) a blocked or reactive blocked diisocyanate, or (iii) a blocked or reactive blocked...

Company name: Carbon3D
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
FOAMS
Polyurethane foam by reaction injection molding

The present invention provides a method for preparing a foam that includes a polyurethaneurea dispersion. These foams have enhanced flexibility and resistance to compressibility compared to convention polyurethane foam. These foams may also be made by a reaction injection molding process. The method includes preparing a shaped polyurethane foam...

Company name: Invista Technologies
Published On: Saturday October 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Polyurethane having an antithrombogenic coating

The invention concerns polyurethane (PUR) having an antithrombogenic coating, wherein the antithrombogenic coating comprises at least one antithrombogenic substance covalently bound to a surface of the PUR via at least two bonds, wherein a first of said bonds is an amide bond between the surface of the PUR and a polyethyleneimine (PEI) and a second...

Company name: pfm medical titanium
Published On: Saturday October 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POWDER COATINGS
Thermosetting powder coating material and coated article

A thermosetting powder coating material includes powder particles containing a mixture of a vinyl resin A including a block isocyanate group and a carboxyl group and a vinyl resin B including a hydroxyl group and a carboxyl group, or a vinyl resin C including a block isocyanate group, a hydroxyl group and a carboxyl group, wherein a content of the...

Company name: Fuji Xerox
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive for food packaging films

Disclosed is an adhesive for food packaging films, comprising a urethane resin obtainable by mixing: (A) a polyesterpolyurethane polyol; (B) a polyester polyol; and (C) an isocyanate component, wherein the polyesterpolyurethane polyol (A) is obtainable by chain extension of (a1) a polyester polyol with (a2) an isocyanate compound, and the...

Company name: Henkel Corp
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> TWO COMPONENTS REACTION ADHESIVES
Two-component adhesive

A two-component adhesive comprising a first component (A) and a second component (B). First component contains a monomeric polyisocyanate, more particularly monomeric diisocyanate, and an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer and/or a prepolymer mixture with isocyanate functionality .gtoreq.1.7, preferably in the range of 1.7

Company name: Nolax
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
Two-part urethane adhesive

Polyurethane adhesives are made from polyether and polyesters polyol condensations. The compositions are uniquely suited for ease of manufacture and improved adhesive characteristics particularly for high green strength and bonding low surface energy materials or substrates.

Company name: IFS Industries
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> DISPERSIONS ADHESIVES
Cold contact adhesives

An aqueous dispersion comprising at least one polyurethane polymer with a melting temperature in the range of 30.degree. C. to 50.degree. C. and (cold contact) adhesives comprising such a polyurethane dispersion, a method for creating an adhesive bonding and the use of such (cold contact) adhesives for creating an adhesive bonding.

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Polyurethane sealant

The present invention relates to a process for producing a polyurethane sealant, which comprises mixing (a) polyisocyanate, (b) polyetherpolyols, (c) aliphatic, exclusively amine initiated alkoxylation products having an OH-number of 400 to 1000 mg KOH/g and a functionality of 4, (d) blowing agents and optionally (e) chain extenders and/or...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Saturday October 01st, 2016

 
Sealant composition, solar cell module sealant prepared by hardening the same, and method for...

[Provided is the use of a composition as a solar cell module sealant which is superior in weather resistance, vibration resistance, and productivity. [Solution]A solar cell module 5 is sealed with a sealant composition comprising a polyol component (component A) and at least either one of aliphatic and alicyclic isocyanates (component B), wherein...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FOAMED THERMOPLASTIC
Thermoplastic polyurethane foamed articles comprising a thermoplastic polyurethane composition and...

A thermoplastic polyurethane foamed article has a plurality of bubbles distributed throughout the thermoplastic polyurethane foamed article and comprises a thermoplastic polyurethane composition and an epoxy-functional styrene acrylic copolymer which are foamed in the presence of a blowing agent. The epoxy-functional styrene acrylic copolymer is...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
The use of evaporative coolants to manufacture filled polyurethane composites

Polyurethane composites and methods of preparation are described herein. The methods of making the polyurethane composite can include mixing (1) at least one isocyanate selected from the group consisting of diisocyanates, polyisocyanates, and mixtures thereof, (2) at least one polyol, (3) an inorganic filler, and (4) an evaporative coolant in an...

Company name: Boral
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FOAMS
Composite comprising a plasticized polyurethane foam and a coating consisting of a plasticized pvc...

The invention relates to a composite comprising a plasticised polyurethane foam and a coating consisting of a plasticised PVC resin, to the method for the production thereof, and to the use of same for producing a panel for the parts of a car interior. The invention also relates to the use of a plasticising compound in a foam in contact with a...

Company name: Resinoplast
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> ROOFING & FLOORING SURFACES
Elastic floor panel

An elastic floor panel (10), includes a dimensionally stable core (18) of polyurethane and a layered compound structure (24), which is disposed on the core (18), and the back of the floor panel (10) is coated with a fiber mat (20), the fibers of which consist of glass, PET, PP, polyester or renewable raw materials, and which is sealed on the side...

Company name: WPT
Published On: Saturday October 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC>> POLISHING PAD
Controlled-viscosity cmp casting method

The invention provides a method of manufacturing a polishing pad suitable for planarizing at least one of semiconductor, optical and magnetic substrates. The method obtains a liquid polyurethane material formed from an isocyanate-terminated molecule and a curative agent. The liquid polyurethane material contains 4.2 to 7.5 weight percent...

Company name: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf balls having multi-layered covers based on aromatic and aliphatic polyurethanes

Golf balls having multi-layered covers and single or multi-layered cores are provided. The cover includes an inner cover layer made of an aromatic polyurethane composition; and outer cover layer made of an aliphatic polyurethane composition. Ethylene acid copolymer ionomers can be used to make a second inner cover layer. Preferably, the total...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Saturday October 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR
Automated forming of cast polyurethane

Cast polyurethane parts for shoes or other items may be formed in an automated fashion. A dispensing mechanism may dispense a predetermined amount of a liquid phase polyurethane mixture onto a flat surface face of a mold. A dispersal mechanism may distribute the liquid phase polyurethane mixture over the flat surface face of the mold to fill at...

Company name: Nike
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR>> INSOLES
Method of manufacturing a sensor insole

A method for manufacturing a sensor insole includes connecting wires of force sensors to a printed circuit board. The printed circuit board and the force sensors are positioned on a felt layer in a predetermined configuration, and placed in the mold. A urethane foam is then injected into the planar internal cavity of the mold to form a sensor sheet...

Company name: MedHab
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Polymerizable composition for optical material, optical material, and method of manufacturing...

The polymerizable composition for an optical material of the present invention includes: (A) a compound having a carbon-carbon triple bond and at least one group selected from an isocyanate group and an isothiocyanate group in a molecule; and (B) a polythiol compound.

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc
Published On: Saturday October 01st, 2016

 
Polymerizable composition for optical material and optical material

Disclosed is a polymerizable composition for an optical material containing polyisocyanate (a) which is obtained from a plant-derived raw material and includes a modified product of aliphatic polyisocyanate, and polyol (d) which is a plant-derived compound.

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc
Published On: Saturday October 01st, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Modification of Asphalt using Castor Oil Based Polyurethane

Asphalt is the most used binder for road paving due to its adhesive and water proofing properties. Since bitumen (asphalt) has low softening point and thermal stability, making it prove to permanent deformation and fatigue. In order to maximize it resistance to permanent deformation and to reduce the fatigue, bitumen used to be modified with...

Company name: Royal Castor Products
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PACKAGING>> ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Preparation and properties of polyurethane-organic silicone copolymerized electronic packaging...

A novel electronic packaging material made of polyurethane-organic silicone copolymer was prepared by using hydroxyl terminated polybutadiene (HTPB) and α,ω-dihydroxy polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) as soft segments, and isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI) as hard segments. The correlation between the structure and properties of the electronic...

Company name: Beijing Institute of Technology
Published On: Monday October 03rd, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Carbonation of epoxidized castor oil: a new bio-based building block for chemical industry

Cyclic fatty carbonates can be obtained from epoxidized vegetable oils and CO2 under mild conditions. The main application of these bio-derivatives is the production of thermoset polymers and non-isocyanate polyurethanes. Castor oil has a different chemical structure than the other oils that have been used for carbonation. In this work, a kinetic...

Company name: Universidad de Antioquia
Published On: Friday September 30th, 2016

 
 

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