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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> SOLVENTS
Improve Products and Prolong Machinery with ALFARES range

RESIN KLEEN HF and RESIN KLEEN PS are environmentally acceptable solvents capable of removing partially cured or uncured resins from equipment. RESIN KLEEN HF especially is suitable for submerging, enabling simpler cleaning of application tools for hot melt adhesives.RESIN KLEEN HF is a flexible, high flash solvent that delivers results at...

Company name: Alfa Chemicals Ltd.
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Huber's Fire Retardant Additives Business Introducing Two Technical Innovations At K 2016 Event

The Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit, part of the Huber Engineered Materials division of J.M. Huber Corporation (Huber), is pleased to announce it is exhibiting at K 2016 from Oct. 19 to 26 in Dϋsseldorf, Germany. K 2016 is the world's largest trade fair for the plastics and rubber industries. Following the February 2016...

Company name: Huber Engineered Materials
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Honeywell's Low-Global-Warming Insulating Material Approved For Use In Ships Carrying Liquefied...

Honeywell announced today that its low-global-warming insulating material has been approved for use in ships carrying liquefied natural gas by GTT, a leading French engineering company.Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) certified the use of Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) as part of a new foam insulation system from Korean-based Hankuk...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Wednesday October 05th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE>> LOW DENSITY FOAMS
New, Low-Density Foam Opens U.S. Market to Office Seating Manufacturers

The Dow Chemical Company has introduced a new U.S.-manufactured low-density polyurethane system for molded seating and backrest foam applications that uses less material yet maintains an optimal comfort level. This new technology has a standard density range of 2.7-2.9, which is the lowest MDI-based polyurethane density range currently on the...

Company name: Dow Polyurethanes ComfortScience
Published On: Thursday October 06th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
PPG to highlight new DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL coatings at METALCON 2016

PPG will debut its newly reformulated DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL silicone-modified polyester (SMP) coatings and exhibit its flagship line of DURANAR high-performance coatings during METALCON 2016 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Oct. 26-28. PPG also will host an "Oktoberfest Around the World" celebration at its booth during the event.Reformulated to...

Company name: PPG Industrial Coatings
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> LACQUERS
Quality coating in injection moulds eliminates polishing process

Thanks to an advanced casting lacquer system, ornamental plastic and wooden parts can be coated directly in the reaction injection moulding process. The coating meets high visual and haptic standards and is done quickly, efficiently and without external release agent in the moulding tool.Reaction Injection Moulding (RIM) is a prototype moulding...

Company name: Votteler Lackfabrik
Published On: Monday October 10th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
British Coatings Federation launches new consumer-focused website

As part of their PaintCare programme, the British Coatings Federation (BCF) has launched a new website and digital campaign which aims to help the UK public make better use of their leftover paint.On average, each household in the UK has six cans of unwanted paint in their shed or garage, which when disposed, 98% of it ends up landfilled or...

Company name: PaintCare
Published On: Wednesday October 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> MICROCELLULAR
New Vibration Calculator Helps Solve Tough Material Challenges

Designing the products that protect our world requires constant innovation and a persistent search for the best materials...materials that are lighter, stronger, flexible, and more reliable. At Rogers Corporation, we are passionate about helping design engineers meet critical product performance requirements.Our Elastomeric Material Solutions group...

Company name: Rogers Corporation
Published On: Tuesday October 04th, 2016

 
Xinhuarun & Reverdia Team-up to Develop Biosuccinium -based PU Foams

Reverdia and Dezhou Xinhuarun Technology (Xinhuarun) have signed an agreement to jointly develop and promote Biosuccinium -based microcellular polyurethane (PU) foams. These new microcellular foams will be used in soles for footwear and further applications. Based in China, Xinhuarun's products are exported across Asia, America, Europe and the...

Company name: Reverdia
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Innovative soap dispenser wins BASF design competition

A creative, integrated soap dispenser and sponge design has taken the top prize in BASF's "Design it. Love it. Live it." design competition, launched at Chinaplas 2016. Nikhil Banwaskar from Teams Design Shanghai won the award with a unique, fun design that helps modern households increaseconvenience and save space."This year's design competition...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Wednesday October 05th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> ROOFING & FLOORING SURFACES
Accella Supports New Community Facilities-Trojan Park Playground and Donates Playground Surface...

Accella Polyurethane Systems is proud to be a participant in the development of the new Trojan Park Playground, located in Wellston, MO. The former vacant lot is undergoing a complete transformation into a state-of-the-art playground, using an all pour-in-place safety binder thanks to the efforts of the National Recreation and Park Association...

Company name: Accella Polyurethane Systems
Published On: Wednesday October 05th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> TIRES / TIRES FILLING
Accella Tire Fill Systems, Makers of TyrFil , Conducts Extensive Field Testing on "Solid Shock"...

Accella Tire Fill Systems, the manufacturer and marketer of the industry's leading polyurethane flatproofing solution, TyrFil , today announced the results of an in-depth field study to test the impact of what's known in the tire industry as "Solid Shock." The company also unveiled a new industry-facing awareness campaign to help prevent its...

Company name: NoMoreSolidShock
Published On: Wednesday October 05th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL
RADER-VOGEL's VULKOLLAN heavy-duty bandages are being used in the construction of the Gotthard basis...

After 17 years of construction, it was officially inaugurated on 1 June 2016: The longest traffic tunnel in the world. As the core of the "Neue Eisenbahn-Alpentransversale" (NEAT), it allows rail traffic between Basel and Milan at almost ground level.85 kilometers of the section - in parts 2,000 metres through the St. Gotthard mountain at...

Company name: Raeder-Vogel
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> VIBRATION DAMPING COMP.
Getzner presents two new Isotop products

With the newly developed Isotop products, the SE-DE Mini and DZE Mini, Getzner is providing effective vibration isolation for small loads. Compact devices and mobile applications can now be easily and effectively supported with the structure-borne noise reduced to a minimum.The Isotop DZE Mini - a compact pressure-tension elementThe structurally...

Company name: Getzner Werkstoffe
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Chemical Industry Council honors Covestro

Materials manufacturer Covestro has been recognized by the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) for its successful use of CO2 in plastics production. In Florence, Italy, on Friday, the company received CEFIC's Responsible Care Award in the Environment category. Covestro has recently started using carbon dioxide to produce a key component for...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday October 10th, 2016

 
Synvina: Joint venture of BASF and Avantium established

BASF and Avantium, the renewable chemistry company, today announced the formation of a joint venture (JV) for the production and marketing of furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA), which is produced from renewable resources, as well as the marketing of the new polymer polyethylenefuranoate (PEF) based on the new chemical building block FDCA.The aim of the...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Monday October 10th, 2016

 
American Securities to Acquire Chromaflo Technologies from Arsenal Capital Partners and Nordic...

American Securities LLC, Arsenal Capital Partners, and Nordic Capital Fund VI today announced that American Securities has partnered with management and signed a definitive agreement to acquire Chromaflo Technologies Corp. ("Chromaflo" or the "Company"), a leading producer of proprietary, high-performance colorants and chemical dispersions, from...

Company name: Chromaflo Technologies
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
Covestro stock shows convincing performance at first listing anniversary

It was one year ago to the day, on October 6, 2015, that Covestro debuted on the stock exchange. For Covestro, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, it was the beginning of a new era as an independent company and a step that has enabled it to play to its strengths faster, more effectively and more flexibly in the global competitive environment. The...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
MPL shares rise after Notedome acquisition

Shares of Manali Petrochemicals Ltd.,rose 9.8 per cent on the BSE on Tuesday to Rs.41.45, following the company's acquisition of Notedome Ltd. for Rs.120 crore.The U.K.-based firm is a manufacturer of neuthane polyurethane cast elastomers. The acquisition was made through MPL's U.K. subsidiary, Amchem Speciality Chemicals U.K. Ltd.In a regulatory...

Company name: Manali Petrochemical
Published On: Wednesday October 05th, 2016

 
FreiLacke celebrates its 90th birthday - 1,200 guests attended the Family Day on 17 September 2016

When he opened a wholesale paint business in 1926, company founder Emil Frei Sr. probably did not envision that he had laid the foundation for FreiLacke, which has turned into a global company with 500 employees and annual turnover of more than 120 million.On 17 September, this special occasion was celebrated together. The focus of the event was...

Company name: FreiLacke
Published On: Tuesday October 04th, 2016

 
PEOPLE
Change of leadership at Enorica GmbH and in Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH's Coatings & Construction...

Georg Nordmann Holding AG would like to announce that as of 1 October 2016, Jorg Horig is the newly appointed Managing Director of Enorica GmbH. His successor as General Manager of the Coatings & Construction business unit at Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH as of 1 October 2016 will be Heidi Hinrichs.Enorica, a subsidiary of Georg Nordmann Holding, is a...

Company name: Nordmann Rassmann
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
Arnaud Duvielguerbigny joins PU Europe as Secretary General

Arnaud Duvielguerbigny joins PU Europe and succeeds Oliver Loebel who led the organisation for over 8 years. PU Europe President Kay Hennekens commenting on the change said: "we are delighted to welcome Arnaud in the Polyurethane insulation industry, and are confident that his expertise and knowledge will help us to reach our objectives. On behalf...

Company name: PU Europe
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
GREEN CHEMISTRY
Fewer fossil and more renewable raw materials

The "Pro Lignin" project, initiated by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), researched the substitution of fossil raw materials with industrially available by-product lignin for manufacturing high-quality plastics. As part of this project, RAMPF POLYMER SOLUTIONS and RAMPF ECO SOLUTIONS worked on increasing the proportion of...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Thursday October 06th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Degradable isocyanate compounds and applications thereof

Degradable isocyanate compounds, methods for making these compounds, and uses of these compounds for preparing degradable cross-linked polymers and composite materials are provided.

Company name: Adesso Advanced Materials
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> POLYISOCYANATES
Polyisocyanate mixtures

The invention relates to novel solvent-free, monomer-depleted polyisocyanate mixtures, and to the use thereof for producing light-resistant and weather-resistant polyurethane bodies with high optical refraction and low optical dispersion.

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
Process for the preparation of polyisocyanates and use thereof

The invention relates to a process for isocyanate modification which includes reacting a) at least one organic isocyanate having an NCO functionality greater than or equal to 1, b) a catalyst comprising at least one phosphonium salt comprising at least one cycloalkyl substituent bonded directly to a P atom of a phosphonium cation, c) optionally a...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Cellulose resin and process for producing the same

A cellulose resin produced by binding a hydrogenated cardanol containing 3-pentadecylcyclohexanol, and cellulose or a derivative thereof through the reaction between a hydroxy group of the hydrogenated cardanol, a hydroxy group of the cellulose or a derivative thereof and isocyanate groups of a diisocyanate compound.

Company name: NEC Corporation
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> THERMOSETS
Resin composition and use thereof

An object of the present invention is to provide: a (a) thermosetting resin composition, a photosensitive resin composition, a resin composition solution, a resin film, and an insulating film, each of which (i) is curable at a low temperature (not more than 200.degree. C.), (ii) has excellent flexibility, electrical insulating reliability, solder...

Company name: Kaneka
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Aqueous radiation curable ink composition

The present invention relates to an aqueous radiation curable ink composition. The ink composition comprises: (a) an aqueous dispersion comprising anionic acrylated polyurethane and non-volatile cations; (b) at least one non-ionic or anionic surfactant; (c) at least one humectant selected from the group consisting of: polyol, polyether, polyether...

Company name: Electronics for Imaging
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
High elongation thermoforming ink-jet ink

An energy-curable ink or coating composition comprising: a monofunctional urethane monomer, such as a monofunctional urethane acrylate monomer; a monofunctional monomer; and, optionally, a colorant, photoinitiator, stabilizer, surfactant and/or a vinyl resin, for use as a thermoforming ink or coating that, when printed onto a substrate (1),...

Company name: Sun Chemical
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Polyurethane dispersions and methods of making and using same

The presently disclosed and claimed inventive concept(s) relates generally to polyethylene terephthalate ("PET") polymers, digested oligomeric derivatives of PET ("dPET"), functionalized oligomeric derivatives of dPET ("dfPET"), and polyurethane dispersions ("PUD") made from or incorporating dfPET therein.

Company name: Resinate Materials Group
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Composite pyrotechnic product with crosslinked binder and method for preparing same

A composite pyrotechnic product, especially a propellant powder for barrel weapons, containing organic energetic charges in a crosslinked binder, has a composition, expressed as weight percentages, that contains from 78% to 90% of organic energetic charges, and from 10% to 22% of an energetic crosslinked binder obtained by crosslinking, via 8% to...

Company name: Eurenco
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
Composite pyrotechnic product with non-crosslinked binder and method for preparing same

A composite pyrotechnic product, especially a propellant powder for barrel weapons, has a composition, expressed as weight percentages, that contains from 78% to 90% of organic energetic charges, and from 10% to 22% of a polymeric gum, chosen from polyurethane-polyester gums, polyurethane-polyether gums and mixtures thereof, the number-average...

Company name: Eurenco
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Absorbable crystalline polyether-ester-urethane-based bioactive luminal liner compositions

Bioactive hydroforming luminal liner compositions are formed of an absorbable crystalline amphiphilic polyether-ester-urethane dissolved in a liquid derivative of a polyether glycol that undergoes transformation into a tissue-adhering, resilient interior cover or liner for the controlled release of its bioactive payload at clinically compromised...

Company name: Poly-Med
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
A non-aqueous crosslinkable composition a method to produce same and coatings and articles...

A non-aqueous crosslinkable composition comprising a polyurea having a functionality of equal to or greater than 2; an aldehyde or acetal or hemiacetal thereof; and optionally one or more organic solvents is provided. Further provided is a crosslinked composition, a coating, articles including the coating and a method of making a non-aqueous...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
Self-repairing polyurethane networks

The present invention provides alkyl substituted polysaccharide compositions and methods of repairing substrates involving use of the alkyl substituted polysaccharide compositions.

Company name: Clemson University
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
Polymerizable ionic liquid comprising multifunctional cation and antistatic coatings

A multifunctional polymerizable ionic liquid is described comprising an anion and a cationic group having at least two ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups, each bonded to the cationic group via a divalent non-alkyl linking group. The multifunctional linking groups independently comprise a heteroatom such as oxygen or nitrogen. The...

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
Two-component coating compositions

Two-component coating compositions include: A) a cross-linkable binder compound having at least one functional group reactive towards isocyanate groups, B) a cross-linking agent having at least one free isocyanate group and C) a catalyst component comprising C1) a catalyst for the for the curing reaction between the functional groups of component...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> LOW VOC
No VOC paint

A new low VOC coating composition includes an aliphatic polyisocyanate based on isophorone diisocyanate and hexamethylene diisocyanatepolyacrylate; a solvent-free, low viscosity aliphatic polyisocyanate resin based on hexamethylene diisocyanate; and a catalyst. Optionally, the composition further optionally contains a defoamer, a liquid rheology...

Company name: Rust Bullet
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Water-based coating compositions and related products and processes

Disclosed are improved water-based, polyamide-containing synthetic polymer coating compositions and related products and processes. The coating composition comprises 1 to 40% dry weight of polyamide powder, and can contain higher polyamide content than organic solvent-based coating products containing polyamide and polyurethane. The improved...

Company name: Novelis
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> PRESSURE SENSITIVE
Adhesive sheet

According to the present invention, there can be obtained a pressure sensitive adhesive sheet having an adhesive layer which even when the thickness is reduced to 5 .mu.m or less, exhibits a desired adhesive strength. The pressure sensitive adhesive sheet includes a base material having an adhesive layer provided on at least one surface thereof,...

Company name: Lintec
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Ambient temperature curable isocyanate-free compositions for preparing crosslinked polyurethanes

The present invention provides a multicomponent composition that is substantially isocyanate-free and comprises a polycarbamate as a first component having a filler, pigment, extender or matting agent and a second component containing an acidic catalyst an alkanol having one OH group, a polyaldehyde and an acetal or hemiacetal of the polyaldehyde....

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
Polyurethane sealing compounds

The invention relates to the use of polyurethane sealing compounds for the production of light-fast compact or foamed polyurethane bodies or polyurethane urea bodies which have excellent mechanical and optical properties and especially a very high thermostability.

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FOAMED THERMOPLASTIC
Self sealable thermoplastic polyurethane foamed articles and method for forming same

A thermoplastic polyurethane foamed article has a density ranging from 0.3 to 0.8 g/cm3 measured at 25.degree. C. and is self sealable in accordance with Section 7.9 of ASTM D1970/D1970M-11. The thermoplastic polyurethane foamed article is formed by melting and foaming a thermoplastic polyurethane composition having a durometer hardness ranging...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU EXTRUSION
Homogeneous extruded articles made from thermoplastically processable polyurethanes based on...

The present invention relates to homogeneous extruded articles made from thermoplastically processable polyurethanes based on polyester diols formed from succinic acid and 1,3-propanediol.

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Composites and ballistic resistant armor articles containing the composites

A ballistic resistant composite comprises (i) a first unidirectional layer comprising aromatic polyamide yarns arranged parallel with each other, a second unidirectional layer comprising aromatic polyamide yarns arranged parallel with each other, the yarns of the first layer having an orientation in a direction that is different from the...

Company name: E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
Method for producing composite components

A process for the production of composite components comprising the following steps: providing a moulding core; bringing at least one portion of the moulding core into contact with a polyurethane/polyisocyanurate reaction mixture, where at least for some time during the contact a subatmospheric pressure p1 is applied to at least the exterior of the...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
Utilization of flax fibers and glass fibers in a bio-based resin

The invention provides structural biocomposites comprising cellulose-based bast natural fibers, glass fibers, or mixtures thereof, and polyurethanes. The polyurethanes are synthesized from the reaction of polyfunctional bio-based polyols with polyisocyanates. The resultant polyurethanes have higher moduli, hardness, and Tg compared to other bio-...

Company name: NDSU Research Foundation
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> TIRES / TIRES FILLING
Polyurethane support for non-pneumatic tire

Non-pneumatic tires are disclosed having a support structure that includes an outer reinforced annular band, a hub and a set of supports extending between the hub and radially inward from the outer reinforced annular band. The support structure is formed at least in part of a polyurethane produced from a prepolymer comprising a reaction product of...

Company name: Michelin
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC>> POLISHING PAD
Polishing pad compound

A polishing pad compound and a polishing pad, the polishing pad compound including a pre-polymer; and a hardener, wherein the pre-polymer includes about 45 wt % to about 50 wt % of a polyol, about 5 wt % to about 25 wt % of a hardness regulator, and a balance of an isocyanate.

Company name: Samsung Electronics
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MILITARY
Lightweight armor with slide region for slidably redirecting projectiles

A lightweight armor for resisting penetration by both fragments and high velocity sharply pointed projectiles. The lightweight armor includes a slide region and a receiving region, with the slide region having a backing material coated with polyurea to slidably redirect projectiles towards the receiving region, which may include high strength...

Company name: United States Govemment, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MILITARY>> PROJECTILES
Resueable polyurethane projectile

Improvements in a reusable polyurethane projectile are presented. The reusable polyurethane projectile performs like a bullet or projectile because the projectile is essentially the same size and shape of a bullet and can be fed through a normal bullet clip into the breach of a gun, fired and ejected. The reusable polyurethane projectile conforms...

Company name:
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf balls comprising a plasticized polyurethane layer

A golf ball comprising a core and a cover layer, wherein at least one of the core or cover layer comprises a plasticized polyurethane composition comprising at least one polyurethane and at least one plasticizer.

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday October 07th, 2016

 
Multi-layered cores having foam inner core for golf balls

Multi-layered golf ball core sub-assemblies and the resulting golf balls are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane. The intermediate core layer is preferably formed from a thermoplastic composition such as an ethylene acid copolymer ionomer resin; and the outer...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> WOUND DRESSING
Hydrophilic, aliphatic polyurethane foams

The invention relates to a method for producing hydrophilic, aliphatic polyurethane foams. The invention further relates to special compositions for producing polyurethane foams either using the method according to the invention or using the polyurethane foams obtained from the compositions according to the invention, and to the use of the...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> HOUSING>> FURNITURE
Foam furniture molded around a core with a lumbar support protrusion

A foam seating article includes an outer foam layer molded around an inner core of molded foam or expanded polystyrene that includes a lumbar support protrusion. The lumbar support protrusion has a convex outer surface disposed inside the seat back area of the outer foam layer and that is not visible on the outer contour of the seat back area. The...

Company name: Zinus
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR>> OUTSOLES
Article of footwear with soil-shedding performance

The disclosure relates to articles of footwear and components thereof, including outsoles, which can be used in conditions normally conducive to the accumulation of soil on the outsoles. In particular, the disclosure relates to articles of footwear and components thereof including an outsole with an external thermoplastic hydrogel film that...

Company name: Nike
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Use of substituted ureas or urethanes for improvement of the use properties of mineral and synthetic...

The use of substituted diureas, polyureas, bisurethanes or polyurethanes of the formula R.sup.1X--CO--NR.sup.3R.sup.4 in which X is R.sup.2N or O and R.sup.1 to R.sup.4 are each independently hydrogen, alkyl radicals, alkenyl radicals, cycloalkyl radicals, aryl radicals or arylalkyl radicals, where at least one variable must be a radical having at...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
Method for the production of oxazolidinone compounds

The present invention relates to a method for the production of oxazolidinone compounds, comprising the step of slowly reacting an isocyanate compound with an epoxide compound in the presence of a Lewis acid catalyst. The invention further relates to an oxazolidinone compound, obtainable by a method according to the invention, with a color as...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
Method for producing composition for optical material

According to the present invention, a composition for optical material, which is capable of providing a homogeneous optical material, can be prepared through pre-polymerization reaction between (a) an inorganic compound having a sulfur atom and (b) an episulfide compound using a hindered amine as a catalyst, followed by mixing with (c) a polythiol...

Company name: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYCAPROLACTONE
Effects of an Aromatic Fluoro‐Diol and Polycaprolactone on the Properties of the Resultant...

In this study, we used 4,4′-diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI), polycaprolactone diol (PCL), and 4-(1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoro-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propan-2-yl)phenol (HFP) to synthesize novel biodegradable F-containing polyurethanes (HFP/PUs). Among which PCL is a biodegradable soft segment and HFP is a fluoro chain extender. According to FT-IR...

Company name: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Published On: Monday October 10th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> ALIPHATIC
Aliphatic isocyanurates and polyisocyanurate networks

The production, processing, and application of aliphatic isocyanate (NCO)-based thermosets such as polyurethane coatings and adhesives are generally limited by the surprisingly high viscosity of tri-functionality and higher-functionality isocyanurates. These compounds are essential crosslinking additives for network formation. However, the...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Saturday October 08th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
High Value Polyurethane Resins from Rubber Seed Oil

Rubber seed oil having high free fatty acid content and high unsaturation was used to obtain high quality polyurethane resins through epoxidation and ring opening with methanol and free fatty acids. Two polyols prepared with free fatty acids and without were cured with modified methylene diphenyl diisocyanate to obtain strong, high modulus glassy...

Company name: Pittsburg State University
Published On: Monday October 10th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
Poly(urea ester): A family of biodegradable polymers with high melting temperatures

Poly(urea ester)s are a class of polymers developed to bridge the gap between aliphatic and aromatic polyesters in which high melting temperature and biodegradability are in a contradiction. These new class of biodegradable polymers melt at higher temperature, and they can be simply prepared by condensation of urea, amino alcohols and dimethyl...

Company name: South China University of Technology
Published On: Monday October 10th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> BIO-BASED
Isocyanate-Free Route to Poly(carbohydrate-urethane) Thermosets and 100% Bio-Based Coatings Derived...

Glycerol serves as the exclusive bio feedstock for the preparation of high purity sorbitol tricarbonate (STC) as new intermediate for poly(carbohydrate-urethane) thermosets and 100% bio-based non-isocyanate polyhydroxyurethane (NIPU) coatings. In this process, glycerol-based acrolein is dimerized, carbonated, and oxidized, thus producing the highly...

Company name: Institute for Macromolecular Chemistry
Published On: Monday October 10th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
A facile and controllable synthesis of dual‐crosslinked elastomers based on linear...

Dual-crosslinked supramolecular elastomers with the hybrid network consisting of hydrogen bonds and covalent bonds combine the reversibility of hydrogen bond and mechanical properties of covalent crosslinking network. In this article, isocyanate mixture is used as curing agent to prepare dual-crosslinked elastomer based on bifunctional...

Company name: South China University of Technology
Published On: Monday October 10th, 2016

 
 

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