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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS
Closed-loop carbon: Where does CO2 fit within a low-carbon economy?

Businesses need to stop "demonising" carbon and should instead treat it as a valuable raw material that can enhance product specifications and cut key environmental footprints if treated correctly, a sustainability expert has said.Richard Northcote, the chief sustainability officer of high-tech polymer supplier Covestro, believes that finding a...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Tuesday January 31st, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS
Downloadable sector leaflets available on Concentrol's website

With the aim to present the wide range of products and industries in which Concentrol is present, while at the same time, provide customers with specific detail about the different ranges and products, Concentrol has designed a collection of "sector leaflets", a series of brief downloadable guides that explain the set of solutions available for...

Company name: Productos Concentrol
Published On: Sunday February 05th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
CertiPUR-US launches free online certificate course for RSAs and customer service staff

The CertiPUR-US foam certification program of the Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam, Inc. (AFPF) has just released a free, engaging, interactive, online course for retail sales associates (RSAs) and customer service representatives to ensure consumers are given accurate information. The course explains what it takes to meet the CertiPUR-US...

Company name: CertiPUR-US
Published On: Thursday January 26th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
SSPC Exhibits Open for Business

SSPC, the Society for Protective Coatings, kicked off the exhibition portion of its annual conference Tuesday with a reception bringing together 143 exhibitors showcasing the latest in coatings, abrasives and other technologies.After a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring SSPC President Gunnar Ackx and Sherwin-Williams Vice President, Industrial and...

Company name: SSPC 2017
Published On: Wednesday February 01st, 2017

 
Covestro increases the profitability of wind turbines

Wind power is among the most sustainable technologies for generating electricity and it is achieving tremendous growth rates worldwide. However, to fully exploit the potential of this renewable energy source, wind turbines need to become significantly more cost-efficient to manufacture and operate. One critical factor in this connection is the...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
PPG to exhibit commercial coatings at NATM Show

PPG will present its latest commercial coating technologies at the 29th annual National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) convention and trade show Feb. 15-17 at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The show is exclusively for light- and medium-duty trailer manufacturers and suppliers and is considered to be...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Why spray foam is saving the ag industry big money

While the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the course of just a few years, most people think about SPF as an insulation used primarily in new home construction, commercial buildings and roofing. Its capability to ward off moisture and keep homes cool in the summer and warm in the winter has made it the...

Company name: Profoam
Published On: Wednesday February 01st, 2017

 
Spray Foam Business - One Day Seminar & Demo

Profoam experts will provide a half day sprayfoam application and equipment demonstration using one of our new Profoam mobile spray rigs. We will demonstrate several Profoam insulation products such as our .05 PCF open cell, our 1.0 PCF hybrid and our new 1.7 PCF closed cell materials. The rest of the day will be spent presenting all SPF and...

Company name: Profoam
Published On: Wednesday February 01st, 2017

 
Gaco Western Shatters the Spray Foam Isocyanate Ceiling at SPFA this Week

Gaco Western shattered the spray foam isocyanate ceiling at SPFA this week with our new patented GacoCanary, the FIRST isocyanate-FREE spray foam.GacoCanary will change the face of the spray foam industry, as Gaco delivers future generations of safer spray foam systems without isocyanate or sensitizing components.Gaco's isocyanate-FREE closed cell...

Company name: Gaco Western
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> BINDERS
SunDance Invests And Expands In-House Finishing Services With The Power Of PUR Binding

Located in Orlando, Florida, SunDance Marketing Solutions offers clients of varying industries a highly unique full-service print, finishing, and production destination that also includes branding and creative design. As such, they produce a variety of products, ranging from traditional trade catalogs and other direct mail, to innovative, large...

Company name: SunDance
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> SEALANTS>> FOAM SEAL
RAMPF presents RAKU-PUR Basic

New from RAMPF Polymer Solutions - RAKU-PUR 31-3190 Basic for the packaging industry. The 2C PU foam gasket protects reliably and effectively against contamination and leakage and is specially developed for machines with simple mixing and dosing technology."RAKU-PUR Basic guarantees for the safe transport and storage of various goods", says Albert...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Monday February 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> HOT CAST ELASTOMERS
New batch of product on OSV stock

Today OSV has filled up our stock with new batch of raw materials:RTV 70A - cold cast polyurethane elastomer with 70A Shore hardness. It is used for manufacturing of various flexible molds for casting of concrete, rubber stamps, molds for production of artificial stone and different parts of engineering and industrial application. Minimum order...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Tuesday January 31st, 2017

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
PPI and OMS Group Highlight Auto Manufacturing Solutions at 2017 Foam Expo

Polyurethane Process Industries, LLC, and Impianti OMS S.p.A. will feature manufacturing solutions for the automotive industry in Booth 206 at the 2017 Foam Expo in Michigan.Taking place February 28 - March 2 in Novi, a suburb of Detroit, Foam Expo is North America's first free-to-attend exhibition and conference for the manufacturers and buyers of...

Company name: Polyurethane Process Industries
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
SAIP Equipment at Polyurethanex, Moscow

SAIP will participate to the next edition of Polyurethanex, the international specialized exhibition focused on polyurethane producing and processing technologies and raw materials for polyurethane manufacturing.SAIP is one of the WORLD LEADING DESIGNER & MANUFACTURER of custom made solutions in the PU PROCESSING EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY. SAIP products...

Company name: SAIP Advanced Polyurethane Equipment
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
SAIP to exhibit at Foam Expo 2017

First time for SAIP Equipment at the American exhibition and conference targeted to the technical foam industryFoam Expo is North America's first free-to-attend exhibition and conference for the technical foam industry. The exhibition will host manufacturers and buyers of technical foam materials, products and services and will serve the entire...

Company name: SAIP Advanced Polyurethane Equipment
Published On: Thursday February 02nd, 2017

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> RIGID FOAM>> SPRAY
Graco's Applied Fluid Technology Division Introduces Rewards Program and New Products for the Spray...

The Applied Fluid Technology Division of Graco Inc., a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is pleased to announce the launch of My Graco Rewards, an online rewards program designed for North American contractors and authorized Graco Applied Fluid Technology Division distributors buying genuine foam and polyurea equipment, parts and...

Company name: Graco
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> CONCRETE LIFTING
Eliminate downtime in your spray foam business - Discovery & Training Seminars available from HMI

Any business that is in the spray foam business can easily convert their equipment to include concrete raising as a service. Let us show you how smooth a transition it is!At HMI, we specialize in offering the industry's first Spray foam-to-Concrete Raising Conversion Kit for spray foam insulators looking to expand their market opportunity into the...

Company name: Hydraulic Mudpumps
Published On: Wednesday February 01st, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Extended ECO scheme to target struggling households

Householders who are least able to pay for their heating bills are to be targeted to receive energy efficiency support.The Government's Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme is to be extended to September 2018, as outlined by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy at the end of January 2017.Many homes which are the most...

Company name: The British Urethane Foam Contractors Association
Published On: Wednesday February 01st, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Update on the fire incident in Recticel's automotive interiors plant in Most, Czech Republic

On 23 January 2017, Recticel has announced that a severe fire incident had occurred in one of the production halls of its Czech Automotive Interiors subsidiary RAI Most s.r.o. For safety reasons, the premises have been closed by the authorities on that day and production has been stopped. As a consequence, Force Majeure has been declared to the...

Company name: Recticel
Published On: Tuesday January 31st, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AERONAUTIC / AEROSPACE
Raeder-Vogel releases new Aviation Technology brochure

Raeder-Vogel presents you our new Aviation Technology brochure.Raeder-Vogel new Aviation Technology brochure contains information about our products deployed in baggage and cargo logistics, in hangars and shipyards, as well as on airport aprons and in terminals.

Company name: Raeder-Vogel
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> ROLLS & ROLLERS
Xerium Technologies Granted Patent for EnerVent Roll Cover Venting Technology

Xerium Technologies, Inc., a leading producer of fabrics and roll covers used in the production of paper and packaging, nonwovens, and other industrial manufacturing processes, announced today that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted patent number 9,488,217 for its EnerVent roll cover venting technology.First introduced in 2014,...

Company name: Xerium Technologies, Inc
Published On: Tuesday January 31st, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> VIBRATION DAMPING COMP.
Quick and effective vibration isolation for the long-term - New quick-mount damper as an alternative...

Getzner Werkstoffe is introducing a new and simple vibration damper for universal use: Isotop Compact sets itself apart from rubber-metal products in particular due to its degree of isolation and the proven durability of the materials used. Isotop Compact is a versatile vibration protection solution that remains effective over the long-term. As the...

Company name: Getzner Werkstoffe
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Huntsman Recognizes D.B. Becker as Distributor of the Year

Huntsman Corp.'s Polyurethanes Division has recognized D.B. Becker, a Maroon Group LLC company, as its 2016 Distributor of the Year. This is the second consecutive year that D.B. Becker has achieved the award.Huntsman Corporation is a strategic partner for D.B. Becker, and we are honored to receive this award, said Daniel T. Canavan III, Vice...

Company name: D.B. Becker Co., Inc
Published On: Sunday February 05th, 2017

 
Fortinbras Unveils New Logo as Part of Hallstar

Fortinbras, a specialty chemical company based in Jaguariúna, Sao Paulo, Brazil, officially launched a new logo today. As part of a larger update of its brand identity, the new logo signifies Fortinbras' evolution following the company's acquisition in 2015 by Hallstar, a leading global specialty chemical provider to the beauty and personal care...

Company name: The HallStar Company
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Axalta opens Refinish Academy Nordic in Sweden

Axalta Coating Systems has officially opened its new Axalta Refinish Academy Nordic in Sisjon, 20 minutes south of Gothenburg, Sweden.The move underscores Axalta's commitment to providing high-quality, innovative products and services to its customers in the global refinishing industry.Welcoming facilityThe facility houses not only the latest...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Altana expands additives business by acquiring PolyAd Services

The specialty chemicals company Altana has acquired the U.S. company PolyAd Services, a leading developer and manufacturer of additive solutions for the global plastics market.PolyAd Services will be integrated into the Plastics Additives business line of Altana Group's largest division Byk Additives & Instruments. "With the acquisition of PolyAd...

Company name: Altana Electrical Insulation
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Chemtura shareholders approve acquisition by LANXESS

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has taken a significant step forward in the planned acquisition of U.S. chemical company Chemtura. Chemtura's shareholders approved the merger at a special meeting in Philadelphia, United States. 99.88 percent of the votes cast were in favor of the merger, representing 81.77 percent of Chemtura's outstanding...

Company name: Lanxess
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
PEOPLE
Solvay appoints Carmelo Lo Faro as Head of Composite Materials

Solvay has appointed Carmelo Lo Faro as President of the Composite Materials Global Business Unit, succeeding Bill Wood who will retire following the successful integration of Cytec. Carmelo Lo Faro brings almost 20 years of experience with the Composite Materials business. His experience spans research and innovation, strategy, business...

Company name: Solvay
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Arizona Polymer Flooring Hires Industrial Sales Representative for Southeastern United States

Arizona Polymer Flooring (APF), a manufacturer of high-performance flooring products and concrete coating systems, announced Grant Huber joins the company as a sales representative overseeing the Southeastern United States. He is focused on building relationships with contractors, architects and end-users in the industrial space, recommending...

Company name: Arizona Polymer Flooring
Published On: Wednesday February 01st, 2017

 
DELO Enlarges Management Board

DELO Industrial Adhesives has appointed Robert Saller (53) as a new member to the Management Board. Having held a number of different posts since joining the company in 1990, he will help strengthen the management team as of January 1st. As a Managing Director, he will be responsible for several divisions, including international sales, product...

Company name: DELO Industrial Adhesives
Published On: Wednesday February 01st, 2017

 
GREEN CHEMISTRY
AkzoNobel and Itaconix agree to co-produce bio-based polymers

AkzoNobel has signed a cooperation agreement with speciality chemicals company Itaconix for production of polymers from renewable ingredients.The deal is in line with AkzoNobel's commitment to fostering innovation.Under the agreed terms, Itaconix will provide a proprietary polymerisation technology to convert itaconic acid, obtained from sugars...

Company name: Itaconix
Published On: Wednesday February 01st, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Catalysts for 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 closed-celled, polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for their preparation. The foams are characterized by a fine uniform cell structure and little or no foam collapse. The foams are...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS
Encapsulated activator and its use to trigger a gelling system by physical means

A process allowing the encapsulation of a polymerization accelerator comprising the steps of: a) providing an reverse emulsion containing, in an oil phase, a water solution/dispersion containing the polymerisation activator, the oil phase including a heat curable mixture of an isocyanate and a polyalkyldiene hydroxylated or polyol, b) pouring the...

Company name: Rhodia
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> BLEND
Shelf life of polyol blends containing halogenated olefins by encapsulation of active components

The shelf life of polyurethane polyol pre-blends containing halogenated olefins is extended by encapsulation of active components such as catalysts and/or surfactants. The active component is encapsulated in a crystallizable or thermoplastic polymer. The encapsulated particles have a size of 2,800 microns or less and the active components are not...

Company name: Arkema
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> POLYISOCYANATES
Polyisocyanates from fused bicyclic polyols and polyurethanes therefrom

The present invention is directed to polyisocyanates and polyurethanes derived therefrom. In various embodiments, the present invention provides polyisocyanates, methods of making the polyisocyanates from fused bicyclic alcohols, polyurethanes, and methods of making the polyurethanes from the polyisocyanates.

Company name: Iowa State University
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Photo-curable ink composition

A photo-curable ink composition including colorant, water, photo-initiator, UV curable polyurethane dispersions, hydrophobic radiation-curable monomers and water-soluble or water-miscible radiation curable monomers. Also disclosed herein is a method for forming a printed article and an inkjet printing system using said photo-curable ink...

Company name: Hewlett-Packard
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Ink, ink cartridge, and image recording method

An ink includes a self-dispersing pigment, polyurethane resin particles, a surfactant, and water. The self-dispersing pigment is a pigment having a phosphonic acid group bonded directly or via another atomic group to a surface thereof. The surfactant is represented by general formula (1): ##STR00001##

Company name: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Ink, ink container, and inkjet recording apparatus

An ink including an organic solvent, a pigment, a polyurethane particle, and water is provided. The organic solvent includes at least one of 3-methoxy-1-butanol and 3-methoxy-1-propanol. The polyurethane particle has a particle diameter D50 of 50 nm or less.

Company name:
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Reactive non-aqueous dispersions for coatings, adhesives and sealants

A coating, adhesive or sealant contains a non-aqueous dispersion, containing A) a liquid phase containing at least one liquid polyolefin having an OH group, B) at least one reactive polyurethane (PUR) component, and C) optionally a further auxiliary, an additive or both, wherein the reactive polyurethane component B) is in fine distribution with a...

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Binder with cyclic carbonate structures

The invention relates to a method for producing polyurethanes containing cyclic carbonate structures by reacting at least A) a composition containing a) one or more compounds of the general formula (I), said compounds containing isocyanate groups and cyclic carbonate structures, and b)

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Bonding process

The invention relates to a process for bonding a silicone or silicone based material to a polyurethane and use of the bonded silicone-polyurethane in the manufacture of biomaterials, devices, articles or implants, in particular long term implantable medical devices in the fields of cardiology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery and gastroenterology. The...

Company name: AorTech International
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Fire retardant coating composition

A fire retardant, vapor impermeable coating composition is disclosed which is useful for protecting gypsum, wood, polyurethane, polystyrene, and other construction materials and surfaces, such as components for buildings. The composition does not require halogenated compounds and is considered environmentally friendly. The composition is provided...

Company name: GCP Applied Technologie
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Process for preparing a coating

A process for preparing a coating on at least part of a tribological surface of a first machine component which, during machine operation, is adapted to be in sliding contact with a tribological surface of a second machine component is provided. The process provides the steps of: (a) applying a polymer formulation onto at least part of the...

Company name: Aktiebolaget SKF
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Room temperature fast cure composition for low odor floor coating formulations

A low odor, fast curing composition coating composition with improved safety and mechanical properties, which cures readily under ambient conditions comprises a) a reactive polymer, oligomer or prepolymer having pendant acrylate or methacrylate groups, b) low odor acrylate or methacrylate monomers, c) an acrylate or methacrylate crosslinker, d) an...

Company name: Dur-A-Flex
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive derived from dimeric fatty acid or dimeric fatty diol

An adhesive containing polyisocyanate and a polyol containing at least one dimer fatty acid and/or dimer fatty diol. The adhesive is particularly suitable for use on wood.

Company name: Croda International
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Polyurethane-acrylate epoxy adhesive

The invention relates to isocyanate-free elastomer adhesives based on hybrid urethane-acrylate epoxies. The hybrid shows properties consistent for structural adhesives with excellent mechanical and thermal stability, and low read-through. The adhesives are suitable for use in industry, e.g., as adhesives for automotive applications.

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> PRESSURE SENSITIVE
Base film and pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet provided therewith

To prevent bumps on the circuit side of a bump-bearing wafer from getting crushed when grinding the back side of said wafer while protecting the circuit side with a surface-protection sheet, and also to minimize the formation of dimples and cracks on the side being ground. [Solution] This base film for a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet bonded to...

Company name: Lintec
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> FILM
Adhesive film for polarizing plate, polarizing plate including the same and optical display...

An adhesive film for polarizing plates, a polarizing plate including the same, and an optical display including the same are provided. An adhesive film for polarizing plates is formed of an adhesive composition for polarizing plates, which includes a non-carboxylic acid (meth)acrylic copolymer, an isocyanate curing agent, and an epoxy curing agent,...

Company name: Samsung SDI
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
Non-cytotoxic urethane elastomer

A non-cytotoxic polyether polyurethane elastomer is made by reacting a polyether triol, polyether diol, and polyether prepolymer terminated with toluene diisocyanate. The reaction is catalyzed with a zinc based catalyst, such as zinc neodecanoate. Silicone oil is also added to the reactants. The polyurethane elastomer is a solid, soft elastomer...

Company name: Crosslink Technology
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Thermoplastic polyurethane composition for injection molding and method of manufacturing the same

The present invention provides a thermoplastic polyurethane composition for injection molding and a method of manufacturing the same. The thermoplastic polyurethane composition for injection molding can be easily injection-molded since a slip property is imparted to a soft segment, and can possess excellent durability properties such as heat-aging...

Company name: Hyundai Motor Company
Published On: Monday February 06th, 2017

 
Thermoplastic polyurethane resin composition, conductor covering material, and manufacturing method...

Provided are a thermoplastic polyurethane resin composition that achieves excellent flame retardancy, a conductor covering material having excellent characteristics, and manufacturing methods therefor. A thermoplastic polyurethane resin composition and a conductor covering material (20) according to embodiments of the present invention each...

Company name: Kaneka
Published On: Monday February 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FIBERS
High strength fabrics consisiting of thin gauge constant compression elastic fibers

Elastic fibers are disclosed which have a relatively flat modulus curve at between 100% and 200% elongation. The fibers can be made into garments having a very comfortable feel. The preferred elastic fibers are made from thermoplastic polyurethane polymers and are made by a unique melt spinning process where the fiber is wound into bobbins at a...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> RAILWAY
Structure for railroad ties having data acquisition, processing and transmission means

A laminated wood and encapsulated railroad tie structure and its associated method of manufacture. A wood core of laminated wood slats is inserted into an extruded sleeve of scrap tire rubber and polyurethane. A urethane adhesive laminates the wood slats together and serves as a lubricant and bonding agent for placement and secured engagement of...

Company name: TJ Technology
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> AIR BAGS
Coated airbag, method for making the same, and airbag module comprising the coated airbag

An airbag comprises a textile substrate and a coating on at least a portion of the surface of the textile substrate. The coating comprises a polyurethane polymer and a phosphorous compound. The phosphorous compound can be selected from the group consisting of esters of phosphoric acid, esters of phosphonic acid, esters of phosphinic acid, and...

Company name: Milliken & Company
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Multi-layered cores for golf balls based on thermoplastic compositions containing non-acid polymers

Multi-layered golf balls containing a three-layered core assembly are provided. Preferably, at least one of the core layers is formed from a thermoplastic composition that comprises: a) thermoplastic non-acid polymer, and b) plasticizer. In one preferred embodiment, the inner core is made of a first thermoset composition, for example, polybutadiene...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Golf ball cores made from plasticized thermoplastic compositions containing non-acid polymers

Multi-layered golf balls containing a two-layered core assembly are provided. Preferably, at least one of the core layers is formed from a thermoplastic composition that comprises: a) thermoplastic non-acid polymer, and b) plasticizer. In one preferred embodiment, the inner core is made of a first thermoplastic composition comprising the non-acid...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PACKAGING
Packaging material for power storage device

A packaging material for a power storage material provided with a metal foil layer, a coating layer directly formed on a first surface of the metal foil layer or with a first corrosion prevention treatment layer interposed therebetween, a second corrosion prevention treatment layer formed on a second surface of the metal foil layer, an adhesive...

Company name: Toppan Printing
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS>> LENS
Polymerizable composition for optical materials, optical material, and method of manufacturing...

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

Company name: Kumho Mitsui Chemicals Inc
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Synchronous belt with tough fabric

A belt having an elastomeric body, a tensile cord embedded therein, and a tooth fabric having an increased value of Fabric Tensile Toughness as defined herein. The Fabric Tensile Toughness may be derived from properties of the yarns making up the fabric, such as yarn linear density, yarn ultimate elongation, yarn tensile strength, yarn packing...

Company name: The Gates Corporation
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
Urethane adhesive cord treatment for power transmission belt and belt

A belt with a tensile cord embedded in an elastomeric body, having an adhesive composition impregnating the cord and coating the fibers. The adhesive composition is the reaction product of a polyisocyanate and a polyol, or a polyurethane prepolymer derived therefrom, and a polyamine curative and optionally additional polyol, and with optionally...

Company name: The Gates Corporation
Published On: Monday February 06th, 2017

 
CHEMISTRY
Composition containing aromatic nitriles for the production of transparent polythiourethane bodies

The invention relates to a composition for producing transparent polythiourethane bodies, containing or consisting of A) a polyisocyanate component that contains at least one polyisocyanate having an isocyanate group functionality of at least 2 per molecule, B) a thiol component that contains at least one polythiol having a thiol group...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday February 03rd, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES
Chemically modified cellulose nanofibril as an additive for two-component polyurethane coatings

The increasing demand for the use of sustainable materials in industrial applications has created an urge to develop technologies that enable the use of biopolymers such as cellulose for the improvement of properties of commercial products. In this study, the potential of the silyl functionalized cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) as a reinforcing...

Company name: Aalto University
Published On: Wednesday February 01st, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Poly(tetramethylene oxide) (PTMO)‐grafted carbon nanotubes for preparing PTMO‐based...

In this article, multi‐walled carbon nanotubes (CNT's) were coated by poly(tetramethylene oxide) (PTMO) soft layer. PTMO was used for preparing segmented polyurethane (PU) films as well. PTMO‐grafted CNT was utilized for loading into the PTMO‐based segmented PU films in three different contents, i.e., 0.2, 0.4, and 0.8 wt.%. All...

Company name: Damghan University
Published On: Monday February 06th, 2017

 
INTERPENETRATING POLYMER NETWORKS
Synthesis and characterization of interpenetrating polymer networks from transesterified castor oil...

A series of two component interpenetrating polymer networks (IPN) of modified castor oil based polyurethane (PU) and polystyrene (PS) were prepared by the sequential method. Castor oil was modified by triethanolamine by means of transesterification and designated as transesterified castor oil (TCO). The polyurethane network was prepared from...

Company name: Sardar Patel University,
Published On: Monday February 06th, 2017

 
CHEMISTRY
Poly(ether urethane)s from Aromatic Diisocyanates Based on Lignin-Derived Phenolic Acids

A series of new bio-based aromatic diisocyanates, namely, bis(4-isocyanato-2-methoxyphenoxy)alkanes and bis(4-isocyanato-2, 6-dimethoxyphenoxy)alkane were synthesized starting from lignin-derived phenolic acids, namely, vanillic acid and syringic acid via the Curtius rearrangement. The diisocyanates were employed to synthesize poly(ether urethane)s...

Company name: CSIR-Central Building Research Institute
Published On: Monday February 06th, 2017

 
 

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