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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS
Chemlease Japan KK becomes Chem-Trend Japan KK

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, announced the transition of Chemlease Japan K.K. to Chem-Trend Japan K.K. As part of a planned, long-term evolution, Chemlease Japan becomes Chem-Trend Japan with the same location...

Company name: Chem-Trend
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
EMEROX 14060 EG Azelate Ester Polyol Offers Superior Performance Over Traditional DEG Adipate...

Emery Oleochemicals, a world leading, natural-based chemicals producer and the largest oleochemicals manufacturer in North America, is pleased to announce the development of EMEROX 14060, an EG azelate (C9) ester polyol for flexible foam and C.A.S.E. applications. "A core value of our business is to offer high-performance products that are also...

Company name: Emery Oleochemicals
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
From Robnor Resins to Robnor ResinLab

We are pleased to announce an exciting new chapter in Robnor's history. Effective from December 5th 2016, Robnor Resins will merge with US Resin Manufacturer, ResinLab.In recognition of this new and significant partnership, our company will adopt a new brand identity as Robnor ResinLab.Though our name is changing, we would like to assure you that...

Company name: Robnor ResinLab
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
RadTech Europe Call for Papers 2017

RadTech Europe (RTE), the European association for UV- and EB-curing technology, is inviting industry professionals to submit papers for the 2017 RadTech Europe Conference and Exhibition, scheduled for October 17 - 19 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.Conference Chair Dawn Skinner comments: "The RTE Conference and Exhibition is the place to find out...

Company name: RadTech Europe 2017
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Siegwerk Launches New Generation of PUR Inks

The international ink manufacturer Siegwerk now offers an innovative ink system for gravure printing based on polyurethane (PUR). The new technology delivers excellent print results, while also enabling printers to simplify their portfolio, improve processes and reduce operational costs.Siegwerk, one of the leading providers of printing inks for...

Company name: Siegwerk
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Electrolube Announce Electronica as Best Yet

Electrolube has confirmed Electronica as their most engaging and successful show yet. The principal international electronics trade fair in Munich, Germany, attracts 73,189 visitors from 80 different countries and this year's surge in interest for Electrolube's specialist solutions, particularly the company's latest Conformal Coatings,...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Tuesday December 06th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Ultimate RB announces expanded capacity and capabilities with specialty rolled rubber production

Ultimate RB (a division of Accella Performance Materials), announced today that it has expanded its capacity for specialty rolled rubber production by 40% at its Delphos, Ohio facility. This expansion will allow the company to better meet the needs of its customers. The equipment installed includes a larger manufacturing process and a...

Company name: Ultimate RB
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Global bioplastics demand to grow despite low oil price

The results of European Bioplastics' annual market data update, presented today at the 11th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry. The market is predicted to grow by 50 percent over the coming years despite the low oil price, says François de Bie, Chairman of European Bioplastics.The...

Company name: European Bioplastics
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Axalta Introduces Procor HP Line for Mexico and Central America

In Mexico and Central America, Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has introduced the new Procor HP line of protective coatings for architectural and industrial applications. The Procor HP family of high solids products are designed to deliver superior performance and provide long term...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
BASF expands automotive refinish coatings manufacturing to Asia Pacific

BASF today inaugurated BASF Coatings (Guangdong) Co., Ltd., its first automotive refinish manufacturing operation in Asia Pacific, located in Jiangmen, Guangdong Province, China. The new entity was established as BASF completed the acquisition of the automotive refinish coatings business of Guangdong Yinfan Chemistry Co., Ltd. "With the...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
What's in store at the world's largest coatings show?

The preview for the European Coatings Show in April 2017 has just been released.in April 2017, the European Coatings Show plus the European Coatings Show Conference will take place in Nuremberg, Germany. Prepare your visit to the show with our preview magazine. From the conference program to show exhibitors, hall plan and handy tips for travel, it...

Company name: The European Coatings Show
Published On: Thursday December 08th, 2016

 
U.S. Plays Strong Hand in Coatings International Trade

The United States has consistently maintained a strong trade position in coatings (which contrasts greatly with other manufacturing trade categories). This is a reflection of strong U.S. competitors, a superior workforce, and excellent technology. As shown in Figure 1, the United States maintains a positive position in both waterborne and...

Company name: The American Coatings Association
Published On: Monday December 12th, 2016

 
UK Coatings Success Lauded

Innovation in the coatings industry was celebrated by the British Coatings Federation during its seventh-annual awards dinner last month."We've seen again that the coatings industry continues to deliver outstanding performance across all categories," BCF Chief Executive Tom Bowtell said in an announcement. "It's great to see another record year in...

Company name: the British Coatings Federation
Published On: Monday December 12th, 2016

 
BCF launches next phase of VOC compliance campaign

The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has hosted a training session for Trading Standards Officers as part of their VOC compliance campaign, held at the Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce near Glasgow.The day saw representatives from 8 local authorities across Scotland attend the training session to learn about the VOC Directives and the role of...

Company name: the British Coatings Federation
Published On: Monday December 12th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Flowcrete to demonstrate floor coatings, primers and sealers at World of Concrete 2017

Flowcrete Americas has planned a series of practical demonstrations of its most popular floor coating systems, primers and sealers at the upcoming World of Concrete 2017 show in Las Vegas, USA.Taking to the stage at the outdoor exhibits area, the Flowcrete Americas team along with Technical Services Manager and STAR Trainer Doug Dompert will...

Company name: Flowcrete
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> TWO COMPONENTS REACTION ADHESIVES
American Panel uses Solfre 2 two-component polyurethane adhesive to protect product from...

American Panel of Ocala, Fla., knows how important it is to use quality products in their business. So when they were having challenges with an adhesive product that caused their refrigerator panels to delaminate, they turned to a leading adhesive manufacturer, Chemique Adhesives.American Panel has been using Chemique's Solfre 2 two-component...

Company name: Chemique Adhesives
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Selena: New production plant and a distribution centre in Kazakhstan

Selena continues its global expansion and consolidates its position as a leading global producer and distributor of modern construction chemicals. In Kazakhstan, the company has launched its newest factory and a distribution centre in the Special Economic Zone "Astana - New City". The investment will substantially increase the company's production...

Company name: Selena
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
DOPAG and FLT win the AVK Innovation Award 2016

Award for the metering technology manufacturer DOPAG and FLT: piston metering and mixing system vectomix completes new portal robot for jointing.For the participation in the development of a portal robot for seam sealing, DOPAG received the AVK Innovation Award 2016 from the German Industry Association for Reinforced Plastics. It is one of the most...

Company name: DOPAG
Published On: Thursday December 08th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> ADHESIVES
DOPAG relies on automated joining techniques for bonding and sealing

Automated industrial processes ensure efficient, standardized production with a consistently high quality. For any applications regarding bonding and sealing with single and multi-component adhesives and sealants, DOPAG will provide turnkey solutions for process-integrated, automated bonding and sealing.The product range of DOPAG Automation...

Company name: DOPAG
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> PANELS
Recticel Insulation enters the market for vacuum insulation panels

Recticel announces that its Insulation division has entered into a production joint venture with the private Slovenian company TURNA d.o.o. by acquiring 50% of the shares of the latter's affiliate TURVAC.TURVAC d.o.o. is located in Šoštanj (Slovenia) and is specialized in the production of Vacuum Insulation Panels ("VIP"). Recticel Insulation will...

Company name: Recticel Insulation
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL
Flexan acquisition: Where the rubber meets the medtech outsourcing road

Custom rubber molding company Flexan LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Flexan Medical Holdings LLC (Chicago), announced that it has acquired Medron Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT), a contract manufacturer serving medical device OEMs. The medtech industry increasingly is seeking outsourcing partners with one-stop shops, according to Jim Fitzgerald,...

Company name: Flexan
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> FOAMED PANELS
New project in Kuwait - OSV production line for manufacturing of decorative thermal panels

At the end of the last week OSV specialists completed a project for customers from Kuwait. They have designed and supplied OSV production line for manufacturing of decorative thermal panels. After launching of the machine OSV specialists had casted a few samples and provided the training of the staff in operation with machine. The whole project...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Tuesday December 06th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Otis develops Green elevator for affordable housing

Otis India, the subsidiary of Otis Elevator Company, the world's leading manufacturer of elevators, escalators and walkways, has entered the high-volume elevators market for affordable housing by introducing energy-efficient elevators in the Indian market.Called Gen2 Core, these elevators can attain a speed of 0.7 metres per second and provides...

Company name: Otis Elevator
Published On: Monday December 12th, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Dow to Invest in New, Michigan-based Innovation Center, Supporting New R&D Jobs Aligned to U.S....

The Dow Chemical Company announced today that it will invest in a new, state-of-the-art innovation center in Midland, Michigan. The innovation center will support approximately 200 research and development jobs in Michigan, including 100 newly created jobs while repatriating 100 jobs from other Dow facilities throughout the globe to Midland. Dow's...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Monday December 12th, 2016

 
HEXPOL TPE announce expansion in North America

Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) compounding group, HEXPOL TPE, has announced further expansion to their global capabilities with the start-up of TPE production and product development in North America. The news follows the recent announcement that the group is renaming their ELASTO and Muller Kunststoffe sites to HEXPOL TPE as part of a global...

Company name: HEXPOL TPE
Published On: Thursday December 08th, 2016

 
Accella Performance Materials Receives National Performance Improvement Honor

Accella Performance Materials is pleased to announce that its Accella Polyurethane Systems division has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving environmental protection, health, safety and security (EHS&S) at its Rancho Cucamonga Facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the...

Company name: Accella Performance Materials
Published On: Wednesday December 07th, 2016

 
Croda Officially Opens its Tehran Office

Croda has celebrated the official opening of Croda Pars office in Tehran, the business capital of Iran.Heralding a new and exciting chapter for Croda's long-standing relationship with Iran, valued customers and dignitaries, including the British Ambassador to Iran, Nicholas Hopton, were invited to join the team from Croda Pars alongside colleagues...

Company name: Croda International
Published On: Tuesday December 06th, 2016

 
Selena received distinction in the competition Polish Company - International Champion

Selena FM S.A. has been awarded in the competition titled Polish Company - International Champion, under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Development. The purpose of the competition is to promote the Polish companies that are successful in foreign markets as investors or exporters, and to promote the benefits...

Company name: Selena
Published On: Tuesday December 06th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES
Carbodiimides having terminal urea and/or urethane groups, methods for producing said carbodiimides,...

The invention relates to novel carbodiimides having terminal urea and/or urethane groups, methods for the preparation thereof and use thereof as stabilizers in ester-based polyols, in polyethylene terephthalate (PET), in polybutylene terephthalate (PET), in polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT), in copolyesters, in thermoplastic polyester elastomers...

Company name: Rhein Chemie
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FOAM COMPATIBILIZERS / STABILIZERS
Silicone copolymers with pendant alkyl radicals attached via allyl glycidyl ether and related...

The present invention relates to silicone copolymers of the formula (I) which are obtained by reaction of siloxanes having SiH groups with specific compounds having one or more groups reactive toward SiH groups, especially groups having C--C multiple bonds, and optionally at least one OH group, compositions comprising these silicone copolymers, a...

Company name: Evonik Goldschmidt
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Method for producing xylylene diisocyanate and system for producing xylylene diisocyanate

A method for producing xylylene diisocyanate includes a thermal decomposition step of thermally decomposing xylylene dicarbamate; a first separation step of separating, from the thermal decomposition product obtained in the thermal decomposition step, an isocyanate-containing component containing xylylene diisocyanate as a main component and an...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Storage stable resin films and fibre composite components produced therefrom

The invention relates to a storage-stable resin film based on polyurethane systems having a very high characteristic number and fiber-composite components (composite components, molded bodies) produced therefrom by compressing the resin film, in combination with fiber-reinforced materials such as woven fabrics and fleece, at high temperatures and...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
Surface layer material and melamine decorative laminate

The present invention provides a surface layer material for a melamine decorative laminate having an aluminum layer, allowing 3R or less bending while maintaining the surface hardness of the melamine decorative laminate, and a melamine decorative laminate comprising the surface layer material. Disclosed is a surface layer material for a decorative...

Company name: Sumitomo Bakelite
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
Surface treatment agent for zinc or zinc alloy coated steel sheet, zinc or zinc alloy coated steel...

The present invention provides a chromium-free surface treatment agent, comprising: a resin compound having a specific bisphenol skeleton; cationic urethane resin emulsion; silane coupling agent; an organic titanium chelate compound; a quadrivalent vanadyl compound; a molybdic acid compound; and water, wherein these components are blended at...

Company name: JFE Steel Corporation
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
Photoconductor overcoat having a radical polymerizable charge transport molecule containing two...

An improved overcoat layer for an organic photoconductor drum of an electrophotographic image forming device is provided. The overcoat layer is prepared from a curable composition including a triphenylamine charge transport containing two ethyl acrylate functional groups and a urethane resin containing six radical polymerizable functional groups....

Company name: Lexmark International
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Aqueous dispersions of cationic film-forming polyurethanes

Stable aqueous dispersions of film-forming cationic polyurethanes are prepared by extending with water a cationic prepolymer obtained from aliphatic diisocyanates, aliphatic tertiary amines having two hydroxyl groups that react with --NCO groups, linear polyols and methanesulfonic acid.

Company name: Lamberti
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> EMULSIONS
Process for manufacturing carbon fiber fabrics and fabric manufactured with this process

Process for manufacturing carbon fiber fabrics, in which a fabric of carbon fiber (1) is impregnated with a silicone, polyurethane or acrylic emulsion (4) which is then dried together with the fabric (1). The present invention also relates to a fabric manufactured with this process as well as a coating for motor vehicles comprising this fabric.

Company name: Automobili Lamborghini
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
Biocompatible, biodegradable polyurethane materials with controlled hydrophobic to hydrophilic ratio...

The biocompatible, biodegradable materials in the solid and/or liquid form are based on segmented linear polyurethanes and/or segmented crosslinked polyurethanes based on A) one or more biocompatible polyols susceptible to hydrolytic and/or enzymatic degradation having a molecular weight of 100 to 20,000 dalton and a number of active hydroxyl...

Company name: DePuy Sythes Products
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> IMPLANTABLE DEVICES
Biostable polyurethanes

The present invention relates to a biostable polyurethane or polyurea comprising: (a) a soft segment comprising a polysiloxane of the general formula (I); and (b) greater than O and less than 40 wt % of a hard segment which is a reaction product of a diisocyanate and a linear difunctional chain extender, processes for their preparation and their...

Company name: AorTech International
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
FOAMS
High strength polyurethane foam compositions and methods

Disclosed are high strength polyurethane foam compositions and methods of making them. In one aspect, the inventive polyurethane foams include strength enhancing additives comprising one or more polycarbonate polyols derived from the copolymerization of CO.sub.2 and one or more epoxides. In one aspect, the inventive methods include the step of...

Company name: Novomer
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE>> OPEN-CELL
Methods for preparing open-celled polyurethane foams, systems for use therein, and open-celled...

Disclosed are methods and systems for preparing open-celled polyurethane foams by a discontinuous box foam process in which (a) a polyurethane foam-forming composition is deposited into a container having a gas-permeable base and (b) the polyurethane-foam forming composition is allowed to form an open-celled polyurethane foam in the container. In...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE>> VISCOELASTIC FOAMS
Process for the production of viscoelastic polyurethane foam

The present invention provides a process for the production of a viscoelastic flexible polyurethane foam. The invention further relates to a viscoelastic flexible polyurethane foam slab or viscoelastic flexible polyurethane foam molding with particularly low emission values and pH values as close as possible to neutral, produced by the process...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> DISPERSIONS
Polyurethane dispersion, method of producing the same, coated articles, and method for coating...

The instant invention is a polyurethane dispersion, method of producing the same, coated articles, and method for coating articles. The polyurethane dispersion according to the present inventions includes (a) one or more polyurethane units derived from one or more prepolymers wherein the one or more prepolymers comprise the reaction product of a...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> LAMINATES
Photochromic composition and optical article using photochromic composition

To provide a photochromic composition which functions as an adhesive layer for bonding two optical sheets that are formed of a polycarbonate resin or the like, so that a laminate that is obtained by bonding two optical sheets with the composition being sandwiched therebetween has excellent adhesion, heat resistance and photochromic properties. In...

Company name: Tokuyama
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> HOT-MELT
Moisture-curable hot melt adhesive for lighting appliances

An object of the present invention is to provide a moisture-curable hot melt adhesive which can substantially suppress generation of carbon dioxide bubbles by a reaction of an isocyanate compound and moisture as well as volume expansion when an uncured adhesive is heated. The present invention relates to a moisture-curable hot melt adhesive for...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Heat-curing sealant compositions having fast skin formation and high tensile strength

The present invention relates to heat-curing sealant compositions including at least epoxy resin, dicyanodiamide or an amine complex of a Lewis acid, polyurethane polymer (PUP) containing isocyanate groups and polyaldimine. These single component sealant compositions are characterized by a rapid skin formation and high tensile strength. Because of...

Company name: Sika Technology
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
Polyurethane elastomers

The present invention relates to a polyurethane elastomer obtainable by reacting a polyol and an isocyanate wherein the polyol comprises a) at least one dimer fatty residue selected from a dimer fatty diacid residue, a dimer fatty diol residue and a dimer fatty diamine residue; and b) at least one furan dicarboxylic acid residue. The invention also...

Company name: Croda International
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Transparent colored light filtering screen covers for bright light emitting electronic devices

The invention relates to the technical field of screen protection, and in particular, relates to a screen cover piece, acting as a filter, of specific colors that will filter the bright light and bright glare emitted from the viewing screens of various electronic devices. A transparent color screen filter cover will be made of polyethylene...

Company name:
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Polyurethane composite materials

Polymeric composite materials, particularly highly filled polyurethane composite materials are described herein. Such highly filled polyurethane composite materials may be formed by reaction and extrusion of one or more polyols, one or more di- or poly-isocyanates, and from about 45 to about 85 weight percent of inorganic filler such as fly ash....

Company name: Boral
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Thermoplastic polyester elastomer golf ball cores

A golf ball having a core layer comprising a thermoplastic polyester elastomer formed from a polytetramethylene glycol with a molecular weight greater than or equal to 1400 g/mol is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an inner core sphere is the core layer and has a diameter ranging from 0.875 inch to 1.4 inches. The core comprises the inner core,...

Company name: Callaway Golf Company
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> DENTAL RESTORATION
Dental material, dental material composition, dental restorative material, and cured product

The present invention provides a dental material, a dental material composition and a dental restorative material that exhibit small polymerization shrinkage particularly during curing and are producible at low cost on the industrial scale. The dental material of the present invention includes a specific urethane (meth)acrylic compound represented...

Company name: Kumho Mitsui Chemicals Inc
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Shoe press belt

The object of the present invention is to provide a shoe press belt with excellent mechanical properties, in particular a shoe press belt with excellent crack resistance and excellent resistance to land edge deficiency. This is achieved by shoe press belt 1 for use in a papermaking machine, wherein it comprises a felt-side resin layer which is...

Company name: Ichikawa
Published On: Friday December 09th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Method for producing polydienes and polydiene copolymers with reduced cold flow

A method for preparing a coupled polymer, the method comprising the steps of: (i) polymerizing monomer to form a reactive polymer; (ii) reacting the reactive polymer with a polyisocyanate having a functionality of X to form an intermediate polymer product; and (iii) reacting the intermediate polymer product with a polyol having a functionality of Y...

Company name: Bridgestone
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Influence of thermal behavior of phosphorus compounds on their flame retardant effect in PU rigid...

Phosphorus-containing compounds have been widely used as flame retardants for polyurethane rigid foam (PURF). In this work, a number of phosphorus compounds were utilized and studied as flame retardants for PURF, including ammonium polyphosphate, pentaerythritol phosphate, triethyl phosphate, and dimethyl methyl phosphonate. The thermal behavior of...

Company name: Tongji University
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Polyol Preparation by Liquefaction of Technical Lignins in Crude Glycerol

This work reports a study of polyol synthesis through liquefaction of technical lignins in crude glycerol by means of 1H and 31P NMR spectroscopy. The polyols are intended for preparation of polyurethane foam; thus, it is important to know how different lignin types as well as crude glycerol influence and contribute to the final polyol hydroxyl...

Company name: North-West University - South Africa
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Castor oil‐based waterborne polyurethanes with tunable properties and excellent...

Biopolymers materials with tunable properties are the spotlight in the polymer molecules design and synthesis. Here, we synthesize a series of castor oil based-waterborne polyurethanes (CWPUs) with highly tunable properties by adjusting the content of 2,2-dimethylolbutanoic acid (DMBA), a hydrophilic chain extender. The size of the polyurethane...

Company name: Chinese Academy of Sciences
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
FOAMS
Experimental and numerical investigation of PUR foam under dynamic loading

Various factors may subject buildings to shock which continues in their structure and is perceived by the people living in them as noticeable vibrations or noise. In this context, polyurethane (PUR) foams, which have been developed to isolate vibrations, have shown to be very effective in practical use. However, whereas static properties of...

Company name: Universitat Siegen
Published On: Saturday December 10th, 2016

 
 

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