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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Stahl acquires Eagle Performance Products business

Chemical company Stahl, headquartered in the Netherlands, has acquired the Eagle Performance Products business, a specialist of flame retardant technologies.The acquisition adds technology and product diversification to Stahl's product portfolio of process chemicals for leather products, performance coatings and polymer dispersions. This is...

Company name: Stahl International
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
DuPont announces new guide to non-halogenated flame-retardant polymers for the electrical and...

Today, the electrical and electronics (E&E) industry is under unprecedented regulatory pressure to conform to tough health, safety and environmental directives that render many commonly used plastics and elastomers non-compliant. Now help is at hand with a new E&E White Paper just published by DuPont Performance Materials (DPM) that provides a...

Company name: DuPont
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
FOAMS
Foam Expo to debut in Novi, MI, next February

Mark your calendars for February 28 March 2, 2017 in Novi, Michigan. Foam Expo is said to be North America's first free exhibition and conference event on the design and manufacture of flexible and rigid foams for technical applications.Especially designed for foam industry professionals to network and keep abreast of the latest industry news and...

Company name: Foam Expo
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
A stronger allnex is to present at 2016 China Coat in Guangzhou, China

allnex will participate in China Coat 2016, which will be held at the China Import & Export Fair Complex Guangzhou from November 30 to December 2. This will be the company's first appearance at China Coat since its official combination two months ago with Nuplex, a global manufacturer of resins, to form one company, allnex.allnex, which becomes the...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
Urethane Made for OEM, Industrial Markets

High-performance coatings and linings provider US Coatings (St. Louis) has announced the launch of a new urethane it says is rapidly customizable in order to meet the unique needs of original equipment manufacturers and the light industrial market.UreGrip 3900 was designed to offer the aesthetics of an automotive finish combined with the...

Company name: US COATINGS
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
AkzoNobel and Tessella win leading IT award with Big Data and Analytics Project to cut CO2 emissions

A project by Tessella and AkzoNobel Marine Coatings to provide accurate and comprehensive fuel efficiency assessments of coatings for ship hulls, has won the Big Data and Analytics Project of the Year category at the 2016 UK IT Industry Awards, the benchmark for outstanding performance in the UK computing industry.Tessella worked collaboratively...

Company name: AkzoNobel
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Industrial Flooring Market to Record an Impressive Growth Rate During the Forecast 2016-2026

Rapid industrialization especially in developing countries have positively influenced the consumption of industrial flooring across various industry verticals. The economies exhibiting substantial growth prospects in Asia such as India and China are expected to be significant consumer of industrial flooring in next decade to follow. Industrial...

Company name: Persistence Market Research
Published On: Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

 
Lithuania's Largest Office Complex Installs Region's First Polyurethane Car Park Deck Coating

Flowcrete Poland has been involved in the biggest office development in Lithuania - providing state-of-the-art technology and 25,000m2 of resin flooring for the underground car park at Quadrum Business City.The 70,000m2 Quadrum Business City is the largest complex of its type in Lithuania and includes over 40,000m2 of offices and commercial...

Company name: Flowcrete
Published On: Thursday November 24th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
KOPRODUR S0329W WINTER polyurethane foam spraying system from PCC Prodex

PCC Prodex presents highly innovative, yet very unique solution that is EKOPRODUR S0329W a WINTER spray foam polyurethane system, with a closed-cell structure. The great advantage of this unique product is the ability to work at lower temperatures, ranging from -10 to 15 DEG C. Despite less favorable conditions of work the winter system retains its...

Company name: PCC Prodex
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
Conserving resources during automotive production with integrated paint process

The BMW Group saves 12,000 tons of CO2 annually during automotive production at its Munich plant by eliminating one step from the paint process. This means that compared to a conventionally coated vehicle, a car coated with the shortened process can drive the first 420 kilometers with a net zero carbon footprint. In addition, the process saves as...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
Kansai Paints to acquire Saudi paint company

Kansai Paints is planning to expand into the emerging Saudi Arabian coatings market. It plans to acquire Saudi Industrial Paint Co, a supplier of protective coatings to Saudi Arabian Oil Co.The acquisition is expected to help Kansai tap the Persian Gulf countries' energy and infrastructure industries.Fast-growing regionThe deal is being negotiated...

Company name: Kansai Paint
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Henkel Adhesive Technologies Develops New Light-Cured Resins for DLP/SLA 3D Printing

Another day, another major corporation entering the 3D printing space - or at least expanding its presence. Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a division of multinational corporation Henkel, has announced its intention to begin focusing more resources on the development of 3D printing materials - in particular, resins for SLA/DLP 3D printing. Henkel,...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Invisible Protection: XPEL's polyurethane film

Stone chips. Bug bites. Road debris. After all the hours of painstaking detailing, the prospect of subjecting the shiny finish of one's truck to the harshness of the highways is enough for some enthusiasts to keep their rides in the garage. And for those with a brand-new vehicle, the instinct to protect its paint is as old as carnauba wax.Twenty...

Company name: XPEL Technologies
Published On: Thursday November 24th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
OSV equipment available on OSV Technologiya stock

On OSV stock in Ukraine there are available the following mixing and metering machines: 1. OSV H40 - high-pressure machine for casting of two-component polyurethanes 2. OSV M3000 - refurbished machine for opertaion with cold-curing polyurethane elastomers 3. OSV M10 2K is designed for operation with polyurethane elastomers based on TDI

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> ROOFING & FLOORING SURFACES
Accella's Polyurethane and Recycled EPDM Granule Rubber Flooring Selected for New USS Arizona...

Accella Polyurethane Systems and its Rubber division, Ultimate RB (www.UltimateRB.com), an Accella company combined its leadership in recycled rubber technology and polyurethane systems technology, and announced today that its "poured-in-place" polyurethane and rubber flooring will be used in the new USS Arizona Memorial Mall, located on the...

Company name: Ultimate RB
Published On: Tuesday November 22nd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> BEDDING
Sheela Foam aims to raise R510 cr via IPO

Sheela Foam, the manufacturer of 'Sleepwell' brand of mattresses, plans to raise R510 crore from the primary market. The initial public offer (IPO) is a pure offer for sale by Polyflex Marketing Private which holds 27.75% stake in the company, with a price band of R680-R730 per share.Bid can be made for a minimum of 20 equity shares and in...

Company name: Sheela Foam
Published On: Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance Urges Asthma Prevention Through Proper Building Insulation

The trade association Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) is urging consumers, businesses, and builders in the U.S. to help prevent asthma and asthma-related attacks by using responsible building materials to lower rates of fossil fuel consumption in homes and commercial buildings.As the educational and technical voice of the spray polyurethane...

Company name: Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Sheela Foam IPO: There's comfort for long-term investors

Sheela Foam is India's leading mattress maker and enjoys a 20-23 per cent market share in the organised mattress sector via its flagship brand "Sleepwell". A leadership position, a virtually debt-free balance sheet, growing financials and good growth prospects are key reasons for long-term investors to consider the IPO. However, due to the high...

Company name: Sheela Foam
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
Rogers Acquires DeWAL Industries

Rogers Corporation, a global leader in engineered material solutions, announces the acquisition of DeWAL Industries, a leading manufacturer of high performance polymer films and pressure sensitive tapes. DeWAL's business is highly complementary to Rogers' Elastomeric Material Solutions business ("EMS"), enabling expansion into a close market...

Company name: DeWAL Industries
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
Eurofoam Group awarded with prestigious award

This year the credit protection association KSV1870 and PwC Austria honoured the most successful Austrian companies for the 18th time.Eurofoam was ranked among the TOP 5 companies in Austria and received an award for the 2nd place in the category "Big Player" (companies with a turnover of more than 50 million Euro) in Upper Austria.Since 1997, the...

Company name: Eurofoam
Published On: Thursday November 24th, 2016

 
Dow's Energy Efficiency Innovations Support Advancement of Green Technology Development in China

Multiple technologies from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) have been recommended for use in projects supported by the U.S.-China Building Efficiency and Green Development Fund. The Fund is a public-private partnership convened by the Paulson Institute that provides financing to bring innovative technologies from the United States to China in...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

 
EC Dossier Polyurethanes - the top technical articles about polyurethanes published in EC Journal...

Thanks to their enormous diversity, polyurethanes are the binders of choice for formulating high-performance coating systems. Keep track of the latest trends and developments in this field: in our new EC Dossier, we have compiled the top technical papers on polyurethanes for coatings that have been published in EC Journal over the past three years.

Company name: European Coatings Journal
Published On: Tuesday November 22nd, 2016

 
Hybrid Receives Follow on Order From US Distributor

Hybrid Coating Technologies Inc. (OTC Pink:HCTI) is pleased to announce that it has received a follow on purchase order from its US based distributor Industrial Finishes & Systems (IF). This purchase makes total orders placed and paid for from IF to date of over $200,000, representing over 35,000 lbs. of flooring and paint products. IF is on track...

Company name: Hybrid Coating Technologies
Published On: Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

 
Andrew Liveris Discusses Growth Opportunities in Saudi Arabia

During a recent visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Andrew Liveris, Dow's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, met with His Royal Highness, the Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, to discuss Dow's existing investments in the Kingdom and potential future opportunities...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Monday November 21st, 2016

 
Tosoh to Centralize and Strengthen its R&D Operations for Greater Efficiency and Synergy

Tosoh will build new laboratories at its Yokkaichi Complex in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, to accommodate the centralization of select R&D operations at that complex. Centralization will accelerate Tosoh's R&D processes by raising efficiencies and synergies. The Polymer Materials Research Laboratory at the Nanyo Complex in Shunan, Yamaguchi...

Company name: Tosoh
Published On: Monday November 21st, 2016

 
GREEN CHEMISTRY
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products is Rethinking Plastics

Rethinking Plastics' in a sustainable and resource-efficient way is the theme for this year's 11th annual 2016 European Bioplastics Conference. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products will be front and center presenting new data and explaining how bio-based alternative products manufactured from renewable resources can have advanced technical properties...

Company name: DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products
Published On: Tuesday November 22nd, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> ANTIBACTERIALS & BIOCIDES
Antimicrobial guanidinium and thiouronium functionalized polymers

Antimicrobial cationic polycarbonates and polyurethanes have been prepared comprising one or more pendent guanidinium and/or isothiouronium groups. Additionally, antimicrobial particles were prepared having a silica core linked to surface groups comprising a guanidinium and/or isothiouronium group. The cationic polymers and cationic particles can...

Company name: International Business Machines
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Polyurethane flame retardant formulation

The invention relates to a formulation suitable to provide polyurethane, the formulation comprising (a) at least one polyurethane forming mixture; (b) at least one phosphate component selected from the group consisting of ammonium polyphosphate (APP) and melamine phosphates, and mixtures thereof, and; (c) at least one metal or metalloid oxide...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Novel polyol compositions, a process for the production of these polyol compositions, and their use...

This invention relates to a novel polyol composition and a process for preparing these polyol compositions. These novel polyol compositions comprise (a) an in-situ formed polyol blend which comprises (i) one or more polyether monols and (ii) one or more polyether polyols; and (b) a polyether polyol. This invention also relates to a process for...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> POLYISOCYANATES
Polyisocyanate composition, two-component curable polyurethane resin, coating, adhesive, and method...

A polyisocyanate composition produced by reaction of xylylenediisocyanate with trimethylolalkane, the isocyanate derivative content relative to a total amount of the polyisocyanate composition is 45 mass % or less, the isocyanate derivative being produced by reaction of 3 molecules of xylylenediisocyanate with 1 molecule of trimethylolalkane.

Company name: Kumho Mitsui Chemicals Inc
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> BLOCKED
Blocked polyisocyanate-containing curable silicone composition and textile treatment using the same

A blocked polyisocyanate-containing curable silicone composition includes an amino group-containing organopolysiloxane, a blocked polyisocyanate and a catalyst which is an organic base compound and/or a metal compound. The composition has a high curability even under low-temperature conditions and, when used as a textile treatment, imparts textile...

Company name: Shin-Etsu Chemical
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Polyurethane resin for moisture-permeable water-proof materials, and polyurethane resin composition

The present invention aims to provide a polyurethane resin for moisture-permeable waterproof materials which is excellent in all of the moisture permeability, waterproofness, and resistance to washing. The polyurethane resin for moisture-permeable waterproof materials according to the present invention is a polyurethane resin for moisture-permeable...

Company name: Sanyo Chemical Industries
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Encapsulated fluorescent and photochromic dye polyurethane dispersion

The present disclosure provides an encapsulated dye dispersion and an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated dye dispersion thereof. In particular, the encapsulated dye dispersion includes a fluorescent and/or photochromic dye. The present disclosure also provides a process for producing the encapsulated dye dispersion.

Company name: Xerox
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
Ink, ink cartridge, and ink jet recording method

An aqueous ink for ink jet contains a urethane resin. The urethane resin has a unit derived from a polyether polyol and a unit containing an acidic group. The acid value of the urethane resin is 40 to 140 mg KOH/g. The molar ratio of urethane bonds/urea bonds is 80.0/20.0 or more. Some of the acidic groups in the urethane resin are neutralized with...

Company name: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Aqueous urethane resin composition

To provide an aqueous urethane resin composition with high reactivity, excellent drying characteristics, and the like, even under low-temperature environment. Provided is an aqueous urethane resin composition consisting mainly of the following (A) component and containing the following (B) and (C) components: (A) Hydrophilic polyol, (B) Water...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
High-loft nonwoven including stabilizer or binder

The present invention is directed to a high-loft nonwoven including a binder or stabilizer including a polyurethaneurea composition that provides flexibility and compression recovery to the nonwoven structure. Included is a polyurethaneurea dispersion as a stabilizer or binder for the short-length fibers which create the high-loft nonwoven...

Company name: Invista
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> HAIR CARE
Process for treating hair fibers using polysiloxane/polyurea

A process for treating hair fibers comprising: applying to the hair fibers at least one cosmetic composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one polysiloxane/polyurea block copolymer; and subsequently or simultaneously heating the hair fibers at a temperature ranging from 50 to 280.degree. C.

Company name: L Oreal
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Oxirane (ethylene oxide) polyurethane coatings

The present invention relates to hydrophilic, i.e., water loving coatings (hereafter referred to as "WLC"). Polyurethane epoxy alkylene oxide coatings usable as coatings on for example, medical devices are a preferred WLC

Company name: Lake Region Manufacturing
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
Optical article having a dual layer temporary coating

Disclosed is an optical article comprising on at least one of its main surfaces an outer hydrophobic and/or oleophobic coating and in direct contact with the outer hydrophobic and/or oleophobic coating a dual-layer temporary coating, wherein the dual-layer temporary coating is removable and comprises: a first layer, in direct contact with the outer...

Company name: Essilor International
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> CLEAR COAT
Process for the production of an OEM base coat/clear top coat multi-layer coating

A process for the production of an OEM base coat/clear top coat multi-layer coating wherein a waterborne base coat composition is spray-applied by electrostatically-assisted high speed rotary atomization is provided. The waterborne base coat composition comprises binder solids comprising about 20 to about 100 wt. % of an aqueously dispersed...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Method for producing a thermoplastic copolymers from polycaprolactam and thermoplastic polyurethane

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a thermoplastic copolymer from polycaprolactam and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), to thermoplastic copolymers thus obtained and to shaped articles formed from copolymers of this type.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
Thermoplastic polyurethane compound composition for coated yarn and method for manufacturing coated...

The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a coated yarn having outstanding physical properties, the method comprising: collecting thermoplastic polyurethane in virgin form, as scraps remaining after being suitably used for airbag patterns in a shoe manufacturing process, or as scraps remaining after other thermoplastic polyurethane...

Company name:
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
Polyurethane-based polymer composition

A polymer composition comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) with a Vicat softening point (in accordance with ISO 306/A50) below 80.degree. C. and from 5 to 95% by weight of at least one polymer obtainable via free-radical polymerization, based on the entirety of TPU and of the polymer obtainable via free-radical polymerization,...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

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

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

Company name: Fuzhou University
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Multi-layer matrix composite having improved energy absorption, dissipation and shock wave...

The disclosure relates to matrix composites comprising high strain-rate sensitive elastomers in a multi-layer construct which provide ballistic-resistant material systems with enhanced protection against blast damage as well as ballistic impact. According to one embodiment, a matrix composite for impact resistance and blast mitigation formed in a...

Company name: United States Army Research Laboratory
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> TPU
Liquid-absorbent composite nonwoven fabric and articles thereof

A composite nonwoven fabric and articles comprising the composite nonwoven fabric are provided. The composite nonwoven fabric comprises a population of meltblown fibers comprising an aliphatic polyether thermoplastic polyurethane polymer having at least about 80% (by weight) polyalkylene oxide and a population of staple fibers intermixed and...

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> PRODUCTION>> MIXERS
Spiral mixer nozzle and method for mixing two or more fluids and process for manufacturing...

An apparatus for mixing at least first and second fluid, comprising: (a) a first nozzle comprising a first flow duct defining a first flow chamber, and having a first nozzle tip having a first discharge opening; and (b) a second nozzle comprising a second flow duct defining a second flow chamber, and having a second nozzle tip having a second...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Protective panels for a vehicle and method of manufacture

A method of manufacturing one or more protective panel for a vehicle that comprises affixing plastic sheeting to a vehicle surface; magnetically coupling at least one magnet strip over the plastic to the surface; spraying a heated mixture of thermoplastic polyurethane and polyurea on the sheeting over the at least one magnet; drying the mixture...

Company name:
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf balls having a multi-layered cover with a thermoplastic inner cover layer

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided. In one version, a six-piece ball having a three-layered core and three-layered cover is formed. Preferably, the inner core is made of a thermoset rubber composition, the intermediate core layer is made of a thermoplastic composition, and the outer core...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PACKAGING
Molding packaging material

A molding packaging material including a matte coat layer having excellent formability, chemical resistance, solvent resistance, and printability is provided. The molding packaging material 1 includes an outer base material 13 made of a heat-resistant resin, an inner sealant layer 16 made of a thermoplastic resin, a metal foil layer 11 arranged...

Company name: Showa Denko Packaging
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS
Urethane-based optical member and method for producing same

Provided are a urethane optical member that has excellent transparency without turbidity or fog and a high refractive index, and a method for producing the same. A urethane optical member including at least one kind of structures represented by the formula (1) or (2) in a structure constituting the optical member, and a method for producing the...

Company name: Hoya
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> INSULATED PIPE
Method for thermally insulating welded joints for pre-insulated pipes

The invention relates to heat insulation of pipes, and specifically to the installation of heat insulation on welded joint of pipes that are used for transporting oil and oil products. The method for installing heat insulation of welded joints of pipes for above surface pipelining includes providing anticorrosive protection of the welded joint of...

Company name: Oil Transporting Joint Stock
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Polylactic acid resin, preparation method thereof, and packing film comprising the same

The present invention relates to a polylactic acid resin and a packaging film comprising the same, wherein the polylactic acid resin is useful as a packaging material due to excellent properties including heat resistance as well as optimized flexibility. The polylactic acid resin comprises: a hard segment including a predetermined polylactic acid...

Company name:
Published On: Saturday November 26th, 2016

 
Curable compositions containing isocyanate functional components having improved durability

A composition comprising: a) one or more isocyanate functional prepolymers; b) one or more amorphous linear polymers having sufficient polarity to form a homogeneous mixture with the one or more isocyanate functional prepolymers and having a hydroxyl number of about 10 or less; c) one or more forms of carbon black; and d) one or more catalysts for...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
Method for starting up and shutting down a phosgene generator

The present invention relates to a method for operating a phosgene generator for producing phosgene by reacting carbon monoxide with chlorine in the gas phase on an activated carbon catalyst arranged in a reaction chamber, in which method, after a predefinable operating period, the phosgene production is at least temporarily interrupted by shutting...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Friday November 25th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Characteristics of polyether urethanes with mixed soft segments, prepared by two- and three-step...

A three-step procedure for preparing polyurethanes with mixed polyether segments was suggested. It involves preparation of the "inverse" prepolymer by the reaction of one of oligodiisocyanates with 1,4-butanediol taken in a double excess, followed by the reaction with the other oligodiisocyanate. Polyurethanes with alternating poly(tetramethylene...

Company name: Institute of Technical Chemistry of Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
Influence of the molecular mass of soft segments on the thermodynamic stability and...

The physicomechanical properties and thermodynamic stability of segmented polyether urethane containing poly(tetramethylene oxide) segments of different molecular masses (М ∼ 1000, 1400, 1950) and plasticized with di(2-ethylhexyl) sebacate were analyzed in relation to the molecular mass of the soft segments, and the glass transition...

Company name: Institute of Technical Chemistry of Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> EMULSIONS
Polyurethane-acrylic hybrid emulsions with high acrylic/polyurethane ratios: Synthesis,...

Allyl polyoxyethylene ether (APEE) was used as coupling agent between polyurethane (PU) and acrylic polymer (AC) to synthesize stable waterborne polyurethane‐acrylic (PU‐AC) hybrid emulsions with high AC/PU weight ratio ranged from 45/55 to 70/30. The effect of the AC/PU weight ratio and the acrylate type including methyl methacrylate...

Company name: Shanxi Research Institute of Applied Chemistry
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Preparation and performance of waterborne UV-curable polyurethane containing long fluorinated side...

Novel waterborne UV‐curable polyurethane containing long fluorinated side chains (WUVFPU) was prepared and the fluorinated component was incorporated by two novel fluorinated macromolecular diols (FDO) with different chain length as chain extender. FDO was synthesized via free radical polymerization of hexafluorobutyl methacrylate (HFBMA)...

Company name: Guangzhou Institute of Chemistry
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
The effect of change of ionomer/polyol molar ratio on dispersion stability and crystalline structure...

In this study, we report the effect of the DMPA/PTHF molar ratio on dispersion properties of the MDI‐based hydrophilic polyurethane dispersions. In addition, the effect of the DMPA/PTHF molar ratio on the crystallinity and thermal properties of the polyurethane films prepared from dispersions are also discussed. The variation in stability was...

Company name: University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Organomontmorillonite-modified soybean oil-based polyurethane/epoxy resin interpenetrating polymer...

In this work, in order to investigate the reinforcement effects of organomontmorillonite (OMMT) in soybean oil-based polyurethane (PU)/epoxy (EP) interpenetrating polymer networks (IPNs), a series of OMMT-modified PU/EP IPNs were prepared. The impacts of OMMT on the structure, morphology, glass transition, damping properties, thermal stability, and...

Company name: Nanjing University
Published On: Monday November 28th, 2016

 
 

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