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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS
Polyurethanes made from bio-based succinic acid

Succinity - the joint venture between BASF and Corbion - recently presented its bio-based succinic acid (BBSA) as a raw material for polyurethanes. According to the company, polyester polyols based on succinic acid can be an interesting alternative to petro-based components, e.g., polyester polyols based on adipic acid. BBSA is said to enable...

Company name: Succinity
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Great Lakes opens flame retardant R&D centre

Great Lakes Solutions, a business of Chemtura Corporation, announced the completion of its new, global centre of excellence for flame retardant R&D and applications development at the Nudenberg-Wheeler Technology Research Campus in Naugatuck, CT, USA. The laboratories house equipment for organic synthesis, flame retardant testing, physical property...

Company name: Great Lakes Solutions
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Repsol licences PO and styrene technology to Tianjin Bohua

Repsol's Chemicals division has signed a technology licence agreement with Chinese company Tianjin Bohua Chemical Development, a subsidiary of Bohai Chemical Group, to produce propylene oxide (PO) and styrene monomer (SM) - raw materials for products like polyols, glycols, polystyrene, EPS, ABS and synthetic rubber.Repsol will transfer the...

Company name: Repsol YPF
Published On: Monday January 09th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> ALIPHATIC
Vencorex reinforces its global footprint with new production capacities

Vencorex is pleased to announce the completion of its industrial projects that include expansion of the monomer (HDI and IPDI) capacity in France (Pont de Claix site), a new derivatives unit, Tolonate , in Thailand (Rayong plant), a new waterborne derivatives, Easaqua , production chain in the US (Texas, Freeport site)."Vencorex teams have been...

Company name: Vencorex
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
ALTANA Acquires Formulated Resins Business from Solvay

The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has acquired the Formulated Resins business of Belgian chemical group Solvay. The products are sold primarily under the Conap brand name. This business generated sales of approximately 20 million USD in 2015. With the acquisition, ALTANA takes over a research and production facility from Solvay with 53 employees...

Company name: BYK-Chemie
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
FOAMS
FXI Will Participate in 1st Annual Foam Expo 2016 in Novi, MI

Foam Expo is North America's first free-to-attend exhibition and conference for the technical foam industry. FXI will be participating and showcasing our foam solutions for the transportation, industrial, home & office, healthcare, bedding and furniture industries at booth #505 from February 28th to March 2nd. Representatives from FXI's Sales,...

Company name: FXI Foamex Innovations
Published On: Tuesday January 03rd, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> SPRAY FOAMS
RPM Acquires Consumer Foam Brand Touch 'N Foam

RPM International Inc. today announced that it has acquired the foam division of Clayton Corporation, best known for its consumer polyurethane foam brand Touch 'N Foam, to be part of its DAP business. Based near St. Louis, Missouri, the foam division of Clayton Corporation has annual net sales of approximately $60 million. Terms of the transaction,...

Company name: RPM International
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
PPG completes acquisition of Romanian paint and coatings manufacturer DEUTEK

PPG today announced that it has completed its acquisition from the Emerging Europe Accession Fund (EEAF) of DEUTEK S.A., a leading Romanian paint and architectural coatings manufacturer that reported sales of 30 million euros in 2015. Financial terms were not disclosed.DEUTEK manufactures and markets a large portfolio of professional and consumer...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
1MG Tank Coating Job Up for Bid

The City of Elgin is seeking contractors interested in the cleaning and recoating of the Randall Road Water Tower located in the Illinois town.A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held Jan. 9.Bids are due Jan. 17.The estimated cost of work is $1 million.Scope of WorkThis project involves structural repair and recoating of the existing Randall Road...

Company name: Tnemec
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Business of Ellis Paint Company

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced today its acquisition of the business of Ellis Paint Company, a prominent manufacturer of industrial and automotive refinish paint in North America. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Founded in 1887, Ellis Paint Company is a well-known...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Monday January 09th, 2017

 
ECS 2017: Survey on expected trends

Since its premiere in 1991, the European Coatings Show has developed into today's biggest and most important event in the world for the coatings industry. The event set new records in 2015 with 1.024 exhibitors - 6,4% growth and still grows. In April we expect to set a new record! The very large international share of 66% for exhibitors and 62% for...

Company name: European Coatings Show
Published On: Sunday January 08th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
A Quick Overview of Polyurea Flooring

When it comes to having heavy duty, yet attractive flooring your answer could be Polyurea. The latest advancement in coating technology, Polyurea gives hotels, casinos, garages, bars, dance floors, and much more the flooring solutions they've been looking for. In fact, Polyurea is 20 times stronger and 98% more flexible than epoxy, a popular...

Company name: Citadel Floor Finishing Systems
Published On: Thursday January 05th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Building a Strong Spray Foam Business Requires a Balanced Approach

Weightlifters constantly aspire to be stronger. So too do most businesses. But some weightlifters spend too much time on just a few muscle groups because the exercises are familiar, take less time, or produce results more quickly. An unbalanced workout routine can create an unbalanced body-which, over time, can lead to an unsightly appearance and...

Company name: SES Foam
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Inauguration of House Selena joint venture in China

Selena Group - one of the leading producers and distributors of construction chemicals in the world - today held a ceremony to inaugurate its new joint venture in China - House Selena. The company was formed under the framework agreement from 21 December 2016 between Selena Nantong Building Materials Co. Ltd. and Shanghai Haozheng Construction...

Company name: Selena
Published On: Thursday January 05th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU FOR 3D PRINTING
3D bio-printing advances as by improving 'scaffolding' used in medicine by adding graphene

New 3D bio-printing research shows that combining materials could be the secret to 3D printing bones and organs. A paper from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, describes research into the strength and bio-compatibility of a 3D printable material made from a mix of TPU, PLA, and graphene oxide.Flexible lattices used for...

Company name: Case Western Reserve University
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
EcoTherm Launches New Eco-Cavity Full Fill

EcoTherm Insulation is pleased to announce the launch of EcoTherm Eco-Cavity Full Fill. The new foil faced, rigid PIR insulation board has been designed to allow simple compliance with the energy requirements of the Building Regulation and Standards, without requiring alterations to standard wall designs.EcoTherm Eco-Cavity Full Fill is available...

Company name: EcoTherm
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING>> SCREENS
Tega Industries Emerging as the Leading Manufacturer of Screen & Screening Services

With more than 600 screen applications for mineral processing, mining, cement and steel plants, Tega Industries Ltd has evolved as one of the leading manufacturers of screens and screening services. Screen efficiency, life enhancement and downtime reduction are the hallmarks of the screening products manufactured by Tega.The screening solutions...

Company name: Tega Industries
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
Increasing screening efficiency with TEMA Isenmann

As well as offering a wide range of polyurethane products - most notably the highly regarded WS85 Modular Screening System and the innovative WS2.10 fixing system, available as WS2.10 Wear lining and as a WS2.10 Modular Screening System - TEMA Isenmann also manufacture Woven Wire Screens for asphalt applications.Well proven over many years, the...

Company name: Tema Isenmann Ltd
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.
HLH Prototypes is Offering Quality Molding and CNC Precision Services

HLH Prototypes is a leading manufacturer of high-quality bespoke solutions. Having ISO: 9001 accredited modern facilities located in Shenzhen, China, they offer a range of product development, prototyping, and manufacturing services. Their services include CNC machining, injection molding, rapid tooling, rapid prototyping, export tooling, die...

Company name: HLH Prototypes
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
PEOPLE
ChemQuest Group appoints Sudhir Hublikar as Director

The ChemQuest Group, Inc., is pleased to announce Dr. Sudhir Hublikar (formerly Vice President of Adhesives and Coatings R&D for Avery Dennison Corporation) as its Technology and Innovations Director.Dr. Hublikar is well known for his strong business acumen delivering profitable, sustained growth through innovation. Broad technical experienceIn his...

Company name: The ChemQuest Group Inc
Published On: Monday January 09th, 2017

 
New President, Board Members Elected by RadTech

RadTech is pleased to announce that Lisa Fine of Joules Angstrom UV Printing Inks, is assuming the presidency of RadTech International--the nonprofit for Ultraviolet and Electron Beam (UV+EB) Technologies, for a two year term beginning January 1, 2017. Peter Weissman, Quaker Chemical Corp. will move to immediate past president. Eileen Weber of Red...

Company name: RadTech
Published On: Monday January 09th, 2017

 
Eric R. Schnur Succeeds James L. Hambrick as Lubrizol Chairman and CEO

The Lubrizol Corporation announces today that Eric R. Schnur assumes the chairman, president and chief executive officer roles effective January 2, 2017. Schnur succeeds James L. Hambrick, previously chairman and chief executive officer, who completes a career spanning more than 38 years at Lubrizol. This planned management transition was announced...

Company name: The Lubrizol Corporation
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Sonderhoff Italia receives award

On the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of MACPLAS, Sonderhoff Italia received from the publishers their award for the most innovative advertisement in the year 2015.Sonderhoff Italia is very much honored by this advertisement prize. Since 15 years in the Italian market, they gained an excellent reputation as a leading system supplier for foam...

Company name: Sonderhoff GmbH
Published On: Monday January 09th, 2017

 
Sonderhoff Italia reloaded

Just in time for the 15th anniversary of Sonderhoff Italia s.r.l the foundations for the achievement of the next milestones on the way to the expansion of the growth prospects of the company in Italy were reintroduced.Since its founding in 2001, Sonderhoff Italia has made a name for itself in Italy as a contract manufacturer for the foam sealing,...

Company name: Sonderhoff GmbH
Published On: Thursday January 05th, 2017

 
STOCKMEIER Group expands presence in Austria and Eastern Europe with a stake in HDS-Chemie in Vienna

As of January 1, 2017, STOCKMEIER Chemie GmbH & Co. KG has acquired an ownership interest in HDS-Chemie Handels Ges.m.b.H. in Vienna.With this strategic partnership, the Bielefeld-based group is expanding its European network with sites in Vienna, Bratislava (Slovakia) and Iasi (Romania). It can now also serve the markets in Hungary, the Czech...

Company name: STOCKMEIER Group
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
IDI Distributors Announces Acquisition of Kevin Distributing

Joe Novogratz, President of IDI Distributors, America's leading wholesale insulation source, announced today that it has acquired Kevin Distributing (KDI) to operate as a division of IDI. The new partnership will broaden IDI's geographic coverage to the mountain states and expand both distributors' product portfolios and service capabilities.We are...

Company name: Kevin Distributing
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Flame-retardant sealing material

A flame-retardant sealing material comprising a polyurethane foam formed from a polyurethane raw material containing a polyol component, an isocyanate, a water repellent, a flame retardant and the like, wherein the polyol component contains a hydroxyl-terminated prepolymer obtained by the reaction of a polyether polyol and an isocyanate, the water...

Company name: Inoac
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
A polyol based on dimer fatty acid residues and the corresponding polyurethanes

The present invention relates to a polyol comprising a) at least one dimer fatty residue selected from a dimer fatty diacid residue and a dimer fatty diol residue; and b) at least one residue of a linear or branched C17 to C32 dicarboxylic acid or diol; wherein the polyol comprises at least two hydroxyl end groups. The invention also relates to a a...

Company name: Croda International
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
A composition in the form of a lignin polyol, a method for the production thereof and use thereof

The present invention relates to a composition comprising a lignin polyol, a method for the manufacturing of said composition and use thereof in different application areas, such as in adhesives, binders, castings, foams (such as in rigid polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams for thermal insulation and construction applications, semi-rigid,...

Company name: Stora Enso
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
High recycle content polyols from thermoplastic polyesters and lignin or tannin

Polyester polyols, processes for making them, and applications for the polyols are disclosed. In some aspects, the polyols comprise recurring units from a thermoplastic polyester or an aromatic polyacid source, a glycol, and a lignin, tannin, or mixture thereof. Optionally, the polyols incorporate recurring units of a hydrophobe. The polyols are...

Company name: Resinate Materials Group
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Formulated isocyanate-reactive blends including olefin based blowing agent

A storage stable isocyanate-reactive composition has ethylene oxide content from 1 wt % to 50 wt %, based on the total weight of an isocyanate-reactive component that includes a polyol component, a catalyst component, and a blowing agent component. The polyol component includes at least one polyol, the catalyst component includes at least one amine...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Method for removing radioactive cesium, hydrophilic resin composition for removal of radioactive...

A method for removing radioactive cesium and/or iodine from a radioactive substance in liquid and/or a solid matter using a hydrophilic resin composition comprising a hydrophilic resin and a metal ferrocyanide compound, wherein the hydrophilic resin includes at least one hydrophilic resin selected from the group consisting of a hydrophilic...

Company name: Ukima Chemicals
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Cosmetic composition carrier comprising urethane foam

A cosmetic includes a cosmetic composition of viscosity of 1,000-5,000 centipoise (cps) or 15,000-60,000 cps; and a urethane foam carrier, which is impregnated with the cosmetic composition. The urethane foam has a hardness of 50 to 100 when measured with an Asker hardness tester type F before impregnation and a number of pores per inch (ppi) of...

Company name: Amorepacific
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Polyurethanes

A process for making a flame retardant polyurethane foam, the process comprising reacting a PO based polyol with foam-forming reactants to provide said polyurethane foam, wherein said polyol is prepared by ring-opening polymerization of alkylene oxide in the presence of a composite metal cyanide complex catalyst, and wherein said polyol is either...

Company name: Shell Oil Company
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> OCF
One component spray polyurethane application

Apply a one component spray polyurethane foam formulation through a dispensing accessory that has a removable nozzle by independently feeding the one component spray polyurethane foam formulation and a supplementary propellant into the dispensing accessory so that they combine in the removable nozzle and are expelled from the removable nozzle at a...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> POLYISOCYANURATE FOAMS
Stabilization of polyurethane foam polyol premixes containing halogenated olefin blowing agents

The invention provides polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for the preparation thereof. More particularly, the invention relates to polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams having an open-cell, closed-cell or a combination of open and closed cell structure, and methods for their preparation. The foams are produced with a polyol...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Clear coating composition and method for coating automobile body

To provide a coating composition, which is capable of providing a coating film on a resin part and on a steel plate part at the same time at lower temperatures than conventional coating compositions, and which is capable of providing a coating film that has excellent bending resistance. A clear coating composition, which contains a base material...

Company name: Honda Motor
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
Method for forming a boundary layer between two layers via catalyzed reaction of components from...

A wet on wet coating application method. The method includes contacting a polyol-containing layer including a polyol in an amount of 10 to 70 percent by weight and a isocyanate-catalyst-containing layer including an isocyanate and a catalyst to form a boundary layer between the layers being the reaction product of the polyol and isocyanate...

Company name: Ford Motor Company
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
Method for producing one-component moisture-curing polyurethane composition

Provided is a method for producing a one-component moisture-curing polyurethane composition, the method comprising: a mixing step in which a liquid component (A) containing a polyol compound is mixed with a powder component (B) containing a filler so as to obtain a paste-like mixture of the liquid component (A) and the powder component (B); a...

Company name: The Yokohama Rubber Co
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Polyisocyanate-based adhesive

Adhesive prepared by reacting an organic polyisocyanate with a compound containing isocyanate-reactive hydrogen atoms in the presence of a trimerization catalyst. The softblock content of the adhesive is between 20 and 70 wt %.

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> PRESSURE SENSITIVE
Biodegradable, pressure-sensitive adhesive based on polyester-polyurethane

Tacky, biodegradable, chemical reaction product formed from .cndot. at least one or more aliphatic polyester-polyols having a hydroxyl functionality of between greater than two and less than four each .cndot. at least one or more aliphatic polyester-polyols having a hydroxyl functionality of between less than or equal to two and greater than one...

Company name: tesa
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> LAMINATES
Adhesive composition based on polylactide polyols

A two-part laminating adhesive including a Part A polyol component and a Part B isocyanate component. The polyol component includes a polylactide polyol as a first polyol, and the isocyanate component includes an isocyanate-terminated polyurethane prepolymer. The adhesive is suited for making flexible laminates for use in packaging including food...

Company name: HB Fuller
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> HOT-MELT
Polyurethane hot-melt adhesive having a low content of diisocyanate monomers and good cross-linking...

A moisture-cured hot-melt adhesive can be formulated as a PUR-HM that is R-40 classification-free and stable during storage and processing, having a residual monomer content of less than 1 wt. % and having good cross-linking density and full-curing speed. The hot-melt adhesive is particularly suitable for vehicle construction in industrial...

Company name: Sika AG
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> MOISTURE-CURING
Moisture curable adhesive composition based on polylactide polyols

A moisture curable adhesive composition includes an isocyanate-terminated polyurethane prepolymer that is a reaction product of a polyol component and an isocyanate component. The polyol component includes a polylactide polyol that is a reaction product of a lactide and a hydroxyl-functional initiator selected from the group consisting of glycerol,...

Company name: HB Fuller
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Flame-retardant thermoplastic polyurethane

The present invention relates to compositions comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane TPU-1 based on an aliphatic diisocyanate, at least one metal hydroxide and at least one phosphorus-containing flame retardant, especially those compositions which further comprise at least one thermoplastic polyurethane TPU-2 based on an aromatic...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> ROOFING & FLOORING SURFACES
Polyurethane based rigid flooring laminate

The laminate according to the invention is a multiple layer structure and contains predominantly urethane-based polymeric materials in the cap and base layers thereof, with no significant amount of PVC. As such, under combustion conditions, the laminate releases substantially no harmful halogen-based bases, such as HCl or other toxic gases, and...

Company name: Schneller
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> CLEANING ROLLER
Cleaning blade, process cartridge and electrophotographic image forming apparatus

A cleaning blade having a good followability of a contact portion to the surface to be cleaned, and being unlikely to cause turn-up, is provided. A cleaning blade includes an elastic member and a supporting member, and the elastic member has a hardened region at at least a part of a portion exposed to a surface thereof, and the hardened region...

Company name: Canon
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball

A golf ball includes an intermediate layer, a cover, and a paint film, wherein a base resin of the paint film is a polyurethane obtained by a reaction between a polyisocyanate composition and a polyol composition containing a urethane polyol including a polyether diol with a number average molecular weight ranging from 800 to 3000 as a constituent...

Company name: Dunlop Sports
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
Golf balls having covers made from plasticized thermoplastic compositions containing non-acid...

Multi-layered golf balls containing a two layered cover assembly are provided. In one embodiment, the cover assembly includes a relatively soft inner cover and relatively hard outer cover. Preferably, at least one of the cover layers is formed from a thermoplastic composition that preferably comprises: a) thermoplastic non-acid polymer, and b)...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS>> LENS
Polymerizable composition for optical materials, optical material and plastic lens obtained from...

A polymerizable composition for optical materials of the present invention includes a polyisocyanate compound (A), a polyol compound (B) represented by the following General Formula (1) having a number average molecular weight of 100 or more, a di- or higher functional active hydrogen compound (C) (here, the compound (B) is excluded), and a...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Saturday January 07th, 2017

 
CHEMISTRY
NCO-modified polyoxymethylene block copolymers

The invention relates to a method for producing NCO-modified polyoxymethylene block copolymers comprising the step of polymerizing formaldehyde in a reaction vessel in the presence of a catalyst, the polymerization of formaldehyde in addition taking place in the presence of a starter compound comprising at least 2 Zerewitinoff active H atoms to...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> FILMS
Polyurethane and Poly(methyl vinyl ether) Mixture Film and Its Resistance of Platelet Adhesion

The ideal hemocompatibility is one of key characteristics of polyurethane (PU) in the medical application field. In this work, in order to improve antiadhesion efficacy of platelet, polyurethane (PU) was blended with poly(methyl vinyl ether) (PMVE) with the different ratios of PU to PMVE. The different surface morphological structure of PU/PMVE...

Company name: Southeast University
Published On: Monday January 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ANTIFOULING / FOULING RELEASE
Biodegradable polymer as controlled release system of organic antifoulant to prevent marine...

Controlled release of antifoulant is critical for marine antibiofouling. We have prepared polyurethane with degradable polyester segments consisting of poly(ethylene adipate) (PEA), poly(1,4-butylene adipate) (PBA) or poly(1,6-hexamethylene adipate) (PHA) and used it as the release system for organic antifoulants. The degradation rate of the...

Company name: South China University of Technology
Published On: Wednesday January 04th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
Nonisothermal crystallization kinetics of carbon nanotubes containing segmented polyurethane...

Nanocomposites of the segmented polyurethane (SPU) elastomer with different concentrations of multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) have been prepared. Scanning electron microscopy has been used to visualize the surface morphology and distribution of the nanotubes inside the matrix. Differential scanning calorimetry has been utilized to investigate...

Company name: Defence Materials and Stores Research and Development Establishment
Published On: Monday January 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU FOR 3D PRINTING
3D Printing Biocompatible Polyurethane/Poly (lactic acid)/Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites: Anisotropic...

Blending thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) with poly (lactic acid) (PLA) is a proven method to achieve a much more mechanically-robust material while the addition of graphene oxide (GO) is increasingly applied in polymer nanocomposites to further tailor their properties. On the other hand, additive manufacturing (AM) has high flexibility of...

Company name: Case Western Reserve University
Published On: Friday January 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> NANOMATERIALS
Preparation of Modified Titanate Nanotubes and Its Application in Polyurethane Nanocomposites

This work presents the preparation of modified titanates nanotubes with tetraethyl orthosilicate (TNT-TEOS) and their use in the synthesis of TNT-TEOS/polyurethane nanocomposite by in situ polymerization. The filler was added in a proportion of 1% (w/w) relative to the polyol weight. The TNT-TEOS presented a specific surface area of 127 m2/g...

Company name: PUCRS
Published On: Monday January 09th, 2017

 
CHEMISTRY
Self‐Metathesis of 10‐Undecen‐1‐Ol with Ru‐Amine‐Based Complex...

Self-metathesis of the terminal olefin in 10-undecen-1-ol was conducted in the presence of [RuCl2(PPh3)2(perhydroazepine)] complex and ethyl diazoacetate (EDA) to form a bioderived diol. The diol was utilized as soft segment and chain extender in polyurethane reactions with castor oil. Polymers with high Mw and Mn values and PDI's of 2 and 3 were...

Company name: Universidade de Sao Paulo
Published On: Monday January 09th, 2017

 
 

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