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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> DEFOAMER
BYK with a UV-radiant performance at the ECS 2017

Tactile and visual attractiveness coupled with optimum protection against mechanical and chemical stress - these can be determining factors for any decision to purchase parquet flooring or wood furniture, and they have now become increasingly characteristic of the end-user market.BYK's latest additive solutions for radiation-curing coating systems,...

Company name: BYK-Chemie
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
Nexeo Solutions to Market Rhodoline Defoamers

Solvay and Nexeo Solutions Inc. announced that effective March 1, 2017, Nexeo Solutions will be the channel-to-market for the Rhodoline Defoamer product line in the United States, Canada and Mexico. This decision comes as a result of consolidation and rationalization efforts that will help Solvay focus on the continued development of solutions for...

Company name: Nexeo Solutions
Published On: Monday February 13th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Wanhua and BorsodChem to exhibit at the 9th Polyurethanex in Moscow

Wanhua and BorsodChem announced that the group will participate in the ninth edition of Polyurethanex (Pavilion 1, stand 1B01), which will be held from 28 February - 2 March 2017 in Moscow, to further strengthen its market position and brand reputation in Russia and CIS countries by developing existing partnerships or new economic relations by...

Company name: Wanhua-BorsodChem
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
Petrochemical Projects Go on Stream in Iran's Mahshahr

Takht-e-Jamshid Petrochemical Complex as well as the second phase of Karoun Petrochemical Company (KRNPC) was officially inaugurated on Monday in Mahshahr Special Petrochemical Economic Zone in Khuzestan Province by First Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri.According to Shana, the ceremony was attended by Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and Marzieh...

Company name: KRNPC
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> ALIPHATIC
Nexeo Solutions & Wanhua Partner for Aliphatic Diisocyanates Distribution

Nexeo Solutions and Wanhua Chemical have expanded their partnership to include the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions on ADI (Aliphatic Diisocyanates) for durable coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers and polyurethane markets. Nexeo Solutions has been successfully representing Wanhua through the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest regions.Wanhua...

Company name: Nexeo Solutions
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
UL 94 V-0 Potting Compound Is Thermally Conductive

The 50-2369 FR Flame Retardant Thermally Conductive Polyurethane quickly dissipates heat away from electronic components and provides protection to devices in harsh environments. Underwriters Laboratory has certified that the 50-2369 FR Urethane Potting Compound passes the self-extinguishing UL 94 V-0 test. This low viscosity potting compound has a...

Company name: Epoxies, Etc
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> URETHANE GROUT
Infrastructure Leak Seal and Void Fill

Aging sewer and storm water systems across the country are plagued by infiltration and inflow; especially in areas with high water tables and sandy soils. Over time, compacted soils around catch basins, manholes, and culverts relax and result in deflection of joints and pipe connections. The end result is infiltration of ground water into the storm...

Company name: Alchemy Polymers
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Factsheet on EoL PU foam from mattresses and furniture

Europur's Circular Economy Working Group has prepared a factsheet providing for an overview of possible solutions for the end-of-life (EoL) treatment of flexible polyurethane foam from mattresses and furniture. The factsheet provides key numbers on markets, lists issues that need to be considered when discussing EoL PU foam, and highlights which...

Company name: Europur
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Evonik opens coatings laboratory in Turkey

Evonik opened a new Coating Additives laboratory at its Tuzla (Istanbul) site on January 31, 2017. The state-of-the-art laboratory, which also includes a customer service center, will support customers with the development of innovative surface coatings in Turkey and throughout the Middle East.The application technology laboratory features...

Company name: Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
Students Share Coatings Studies

The future of the coatings industry was featured front and center during the third annual Poster Sessions presentations at SSPC 2017, which closed Thursday (Feb. 2) in Tampa, FL.Each year, SSPC shines a spotlight on the next generation of coatings professionals, not only by providing networking opportunities for young professionals, but also by...

Company name: SSPC 2017
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
First biobased railcar coating tested

The transportation industry is always looking for ways to enhance sustainability and reduce its carbon footprint. Vehicle manufacturers use lightweight construction concepts to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. Railway system operators contend that the mass transportation of people and goods by rail is significantly more sustainable to begin...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Spartacote Flex PURE Clinical Plus - concrete coatings equipped with silver ion Antimicrobial...

SPARTACOTE Flex PURE Clinical Plus is a specialized coating system for prepared concrete surfaces that gives floor owners customized coating systems equipped with silver ion Antimicrobial technology, nonslip, high traction characteristics, very low VOC and low odor installations, and easy maintenance. These coating systems come in a variety of...

Company name: HP Spartacote
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
Why Polyurea is the Perfect Parking Garage Solution

Parking garages get a lot of wear and tear - especially when they're located in an area that's high in traffic such as a large city. Stop letting ugly oil, gas, and dirt seep into and ruin the concrete in your parking garage. Not only that, but the average time spent searching for a parking spot hovers around 20 minutes, and far longer in major...

Company name: Citadel Floor Finishing Systems
Published On: Tuesday February 07th, 2017

 
Cover Porous, Industrial Concrete Floors

It's no secret that industrial flooring takes a lot of wear and tear. From foot traffic to forklifts, constant use makes even the toughest of floors suffer an early demise. Of course, replacing your flooring every few years is not only tough on the pockets, it can also curb your business completely. Luckily, our experts have come up with the...

Company name: Citadel Floor Finishing Systems
Published On: Tuesday February 07th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Icynene ProSeal LE: Efficiency In The Installation And In R-Value

Spraying polyurethane foam on commercial projects means adhering to a tight job schedule. This tight time frame can be nerve-wracking when it comes to achieving specified R-values, especially when cure times for multiple layers of foam and any necessary topcoats are taken into consideration. It simply takes time to build the foam up to achieve the...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
Next Generation Spray Foams Trickle into the Market

Demilec has introduced a reformulated spray polyurethane foam that has only a tiny fraction of the global warming potential of its predecessors.The Texas-based manufacturer, with distribution in both the U.S. and Canada, now offers a medium-density closed-cell spray foam made with a hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) blowing agent, the next generation of...

Company name: Demilec
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
Graco Announces its Top 20 High Performance Coatings and Foam Distributors for 2016

Graco Inc., a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has formally announced its Top 20 High Performance Coatings and Foam (HPCF) North American Distributors for 2016.The Top 20 Program was established in 2010 to define the top-performing distributors in North America based on sales. Over the past six years, Graco's HPCF sales group has...

Company name: Graco
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Techsil Releases a New Solvent-Free UV-Adhesive for Bonding of Elastomeric Materials

Rubbers and elastomers have differing polarity, surface properties, and polymer structures. In the past, this has made bonding with adhesives difficult. Until now, cyanoacrylates have offered the best solution, but they have little resistance to impact and easily become brittle. UK-based adhesives technology companyTechsil has announced that its...

Company name: Techsil
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> WATER-BASED
ASC Announces Release of the 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives in North America Market Report

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) supported by the ASC Global Resources Committee, has now published the 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives in North America Market Report.This report provides adhesive stakeholders with key trends, market drivers and value chain requirements for the Transportation, Woodworking, Assembly, Building and Construction...

Company name: The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc.
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
CASE>> SEALANTS>> FOAM SEAL
Dow Announces GREAT STUFF Multipurpose Black Insulating Foam Sealant Spanning Indoor and Outdoor...

Dow Building & Construction a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has announced the launch of its GREAT STUFF Multipurpose Black Insulating Foam Sealant to help customers complete indoor and outdoor projects with an adaptable solution that fills gaps and cracks in more applications than ever before and can blend easily into...

Company name: Dow Building Solutions
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Lubrizol LifeSciences Announces New Compounding Capabilities

The Lubrizol Corporation's LifeSciences (LLS) business is pleased to announce the addition of compounding capabilities for its Pellethane and Isoplast products for medical device customers. This new offering enables LLS to provide color matching, radiopacity and custom compound development services and complements LifeSciences' existing polymer...

Company name: Lubrizol LifeSciences
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Germany's Covestro makes wind energy breakthrough in Shanghai

Covestro, one of the world's largest makers of polymer, a group of base chemicals used in many manufacturing industries, says it has developed a new material to make wind turbine blades stronger and cheaper to build, and enhance wind power's cost competitiveness.The Germany-headquartered company has successfully developed in Shanghai the first...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday February 13th, 2017

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> FLEXIBLE FOAM
Efficient foam processing with Fecken-Kirfel

Fecken-Kirfel attended the 2016 international conference of the Association of Foam Plastics and Polyurethane (FSK) in Ludwigshafen in south-west Germany. Here, the company presented software solutions that allow firms that process foam to monitor and analyse their production processes, and make them more efficient. Software for cutting...

Company name: Fecken-Kirfel
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> ELASTOMER>> CAST
OSV M5 3K for casting of MDI based PU elastomers in Poland

Last week OSV engineers and technologists started 3K metering and dispensing machine for casting of MDI based PU elastomers (DOW) for our customers from Poland. Noteworthy that is the first machine ever for our polish customers. Earlier all works were manual only. Company produces different spare parts from PU for trucks and SUVs.OSV M5 3K peculiar...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING
Forward-looking biomass balance approach raises the renewables share in construction products

More and more companies are committed to greater sustainability and efficient resource use in production. A manufacturer of sandwich panels, BASF customer Falk Bouwsystemen B.V., Netherlands, also endeavors to supply its customers with products contributing to the use of renewable resources. To promote sustainable production throughout the value...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
BRUFMA's initial response to the Housing White paper: Fixing our broken housing market

Every government for as long as we can remember has promised to build the houses the country needs, so at least this government is in line with its predecessors and only time will tell if they are any more successful. Sadly the track record is not very encouraging.The intention is clear and we are certainly in favour of speeding up the process to...

Company name: The British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> BEDDING
Innocor Acquisition by Bain Capital Private Equity is Complete

Innocor, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced foam products for commercial and retail channels, today announced the completion of its acquisition by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm. Carol Eicher, Chief Executive Officer, will continue to lead the company together with the current management...

Company name: Innocor
Published On: Tuesday February 07th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING>> SCREENS
Tema Isenmann: Making an Impact

At Hillhead 2016 TEMA Isenmann Ltd showcased their range of screening media solutions including WS85, the company's most versatile and cost-effective modular system, along with the innovative and compatible WS2.10 attachment system.QM takes a look at how these advanced screen technologies are providing aggregates producers with enhanced screening,...

Company name: Tema Isenmann Ltd
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL
Lubrizol LifeSciences to Showcase Expanded Medical Device Solutions at MD&M West 2017

The Lubrizol Corporation's LifeSciences business will showcase its total solutions capabilities at the MD&M West 2017 Exposition (Booth #2001), February 7-9 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Lubrizol LifeSciences, along with its acquisitions Vesta and Particle Sciences, is uniquely positioned as the only medical solutions...

Company name: Lubrizol LifeSciences
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
PolyOne Features Total Portfolio of Healthcare Polymers and Colorants at MD&M West 2017

At Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West 2017 this week, PolyOne is demonstrating commercial medical products designed and built from its comprehensive portfolio of technologies for the healthcare industry."With one of the widest and deepest collections of regulatory-compliant medical polymers and colorants available, we're able to...

Company name: PolyOne
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
Covestro LLC continues medical material leadership

Medical technology continues to progress, and as it does, materials technologies must advance as well to keep pace with the evolving needs of medical equipment OEMs and their patients. For decades, medical device OEMs and the healthcare market have relied on materials and technical expertise from Covestro LLC to develop truly innovative,...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> BONE & CARTILAGE
Two trials test Polyurethane meniscus

One of the more troublesome parts of the body is the meniscus, the pad of tissue that rests between the thigh and shin bones. The meniscus tears easily both from physical activity and excess weight. And once torn, it does not heal readily. More than one million partial meniscectomies, intended to remove or repair a torn meniscus, are performed in...

Company name: Active Implants
Published On: Sunday February 12th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.
Furniture decor from polyurethane

OSV Technologiya offers its service for production of furniture decor elements from polyurethane. Raw material is Dekolast 5. Advantages of decor elements made from Dekolast 5:■ For their strength and hardness the products from compact polyurethanes are not worse than products made of natural wood ■ The specific weight of ready...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Tuesday February 07th, 2017

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Evonik establishes leading additive supplier for the coatings industry

Evonik Industries is transforming into one of the leading suppliers of additives for the coatings industry. The acquisition of Air Products' Performance Materials division that was completed in early January made a key contribution to this. Effective January 3, 2017, Evonik merged its Coating Additives Business Line, the coatings business of its...

Company name: Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
Romeo RIM Committed To Investments In People, Processes & Technology

Award-winning Romeo RIM, an innovative leader in custom reaction injection molding and composite solutions, is continuing to grow with investments in people, processes and technology.The effort is part of the 35-year-old company's ongoing focus on implementing lean manufacturing principals in every facet of daily operations."As interest in our...

Company name: Romeo RIM
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
Azon Celebrates 40 Years in Business; Releases New Automated Machinery

Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Azon is celebrating its 40-year anniversary embodying the spirit of its motto "Azon Saves Energy" since 1977. Azon continuously makes advancements to its line of processing machinery and turnkey manufacturing technology for structural polyurethane pour and debridge-type thermal barriers in aluminum framing, according to...

Company name: Azon International
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
Wansheng Europe becomes new member of Europur

Wansheng Europe has joined Europur, the European association of flexible polyurethane foam blocks manufacturers, as an associate member in January 2017. Wansheng Europe is the European subsidiary of Zhejiang Wansheng, a major producer of organic phosphorus-based flame retardants for both rigid and flexible foam production. The company operates a...

Company name: Wansheng
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
New Cefic specialty chemicals website goes live

Cefic has launched a new website focusing on specialty chemicals, to respond to the growing demand for information.Specialty chemical clusters represent over 50 sectors of the European fine and consumer chemicals industry, and its membership counts more than 80% small- to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs). These sector groups strive towards delivering...

Company name: Cefic - Specialty Shemicals
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
BASF strengthens collaboration with Grolman in Europe

Effective immediately, BASF and Gustav Grolman GmbH & Co. KG strengthens their exclusive collaboration in Europe in the marketing of amine-based curing agents for the professional processing of epoxy resins. Grolman expands the marketing of the BASF specialty chemicals under the Baxxodur brand to France, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark,...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
Innovative Chemical Products Group Announces Acquisition of MinusNine Technologies by Industrial...

Innovative Chemical Products (the ICP Group) today announced the acquisition of MinusNine Technologies, a leading formulator and manufacturer of UV/EB coatings, adhesives, primers and specialty products for graphic arts and industrial applications. MinusNine, headquartered in Birdsboro, PA, will be integrated into ICP Industrial, Inc., one of the...

Company name: Innovative Chemical Products
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Polyether carbonates by DMC catalysis

This invention relates to a process for preparation of polyether alkoxylated carbonates. These products may also be referred to as polyether polycarbonates. This process simultaneously transcarbonates and alkoxylates a mixture of one or more carbonate compounds, and one more hydroxyl group containing compounds, with at least one alkylene oxide in...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
Process for the continuous production of polyether polyols

This invention relates to a process for the continuous production of polyether polyols, polyether polyols produced by the inventive continuous process and their use in polyurethane applications.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Process for preparing isocyanates in dialkyl carbonates as solvent

The invention relates to a process for preparing isocyanates by reacting primary amines with phosgene in a solvent, where the solvent comprises a dialkyl carbonate.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Toner, developer, and image forming apparatus

A toner, including: a copolymerization resin, wherein the copolymerization resin includes: a unit derived from a polyester resin including a polycarboxylic acid having a valence of 2 or more and a polyol having a valence of 2 or more; and a unit derived from a resin having a polyhydroxycarboxylic acid skeleton, where the unit derived from the resin...

Company name: Ricoh
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
Polyurethane composite material and process of preparing same

The present invention relates to a polyurethane composite material, comprising a polyurethane resin matrix prepared from a polyurethane composition, and a reinforcement material, wherein the polyurethane composition comprises: A) an isocyanate component comprising one or more organic polyisocyanates; B) an isocyanate-reactive component comprising:...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

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

A fabric containing carbon fibers impregnated with a silicone, polyurethane or acrylic emulsion which is then dried together with the fabric is disclosed. A protective layer containing a film, a woven or non-woven fabric is applied onto one side of the fabric.

Company name: Automobili Lamborghini
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Polyurethane hybrid system combining high compressive strength and early water resistance

A multi-component composition including A) a polyol component (A) including at least one polyol and water, B) a hardener component (B) including at least one polyisocyanate, and C) a solid component (C) including a hydraulic binder and one or more aggregates, as an early water resistant construction or repair material for constructing, repairing or...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> ADHESIVES
Prepolymer toughener for crack-resistant adhesives for windmills

A composition is described which includes A) a chain-extended prepolymer, which can be obtained from the reaction of a) a polymer containing at least one amino, thiol or hydroxyl group, b) at least one polyisocyanate and c) at least one alkoxylated bisphenol as chain extender, and optionally d) an epoxide compound containing a primary or secondary...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> NAIL CARE
Water-based resin nail polish

The present invention relates to water-based resin nail polish, which comprises the following components in parts by weight: 48 to 53 parts of deionized water, 23 to 28 parts of polyurethane-35, 15 to 20 parts of acrylic acid/VP cross-linked polymer, 0.5 to 1 part of laureth-21 and 0.01 to 005 part of compound of formula I. The present invention is...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Thermoformable rigid polyurethane-polyamide foam

The present invention relates to a process for producing a thermoformable rigid polyurethane-polyamide foam having a closed-cell content of less than 70%, which comprises mixing (a) an organic polyisocyanate with (b) one or more polymeric compounds having two or more isocyanate-reactive hydrogen atoms, (c) optionally crosslinking and/or...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> UV CURABLE - PHOTOCURABLE
Photocurable sheet-type adhesive composition for optical use

An object of the present invention is to provide a photocurable sheet-type adhesive composition for optical use, which is used for bonding cover glass and a touch panel, a touch panel and a display module, or the like, and has high appearance reliability and storage stability even under high temperature and high humidity. The present invention is a...

Company name: Three Bond Fine Chemical
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> MOISTURE-CURING
In-situ injection molded fastener cap seal enabling high production rate and better quality

A method for sealing a fastener employs a mold which provided with an inlet port for molding material. The mold is then positioned over a fastener and the mold is sealed against a structure. A moisture cured polyurethane reactive adhesive (MCRPA) as a molding material is then heated and injected into the mold. Upon solidification of the MCRPA, the...

Company name: The Boeing Company
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> TWO COMPONENTS REACTION ADHESIVES
Adhesive for filling joints and gaps in rotor blades for wind power plants

The present invention relates to two-component polyurethane compositions which on the one hand have a long open time and, even after extended exposure to a climate with high atmospheric humidity (e.g., 70% relative humidity), even after 40 minutes and in particular even after 60 minutes, can still be glued and cured to form polymers having high...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> PULTRUSION
Weatherable first surface over a tie layer over a pultruded substrate

The invention relates to a multilayered pultruded structure having a weatherable cap layer over a pultruded substrate, adhered with an appropriate tie layer. The structure provides improved weatherability and surface quality for pultruded structures. The invention is especially useful to provide a weatherable pultruded polyurethane, with an acrylic...

Company name: Arkema
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Method, device and apparatus for dispensing polyurethane mixtures

A method is disclosed for dispensing a polyurethane mixture onto a substrate by generating a liquid mixture from reactive component resins; introducing the mixture in an inlet section of a dispensing device so as to advance it towards a planar-shaped outlet slit section, transversely to the advancement direction of the substrate; distributing the...

Company name: Cannon
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> PANELS
Wall panel

A wall panel may have a veneer layer, a middle layer made from magnesium oxide and an insulation layer made from a two-part rigid urethane pour foam. The insulation layer maybe chemically bonded to the middle layer. The veneer layer may include a poured substrate made from polyurethane or plastic. The veneer layer may further include aesthetic...

Company name: Max Life Building Products
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> PRINTING ROLLERS
Toner transfer roller and image forming device using the same

The present invention provides a toner transfer roller which exhibits decreased toner charge (Q/M) and an enhanced toner transfer rate (M/A). Specifically, the present invention provides: a toner transfer roller for a negatively chargeable toner, comprising a rotating shaft and a polyurethane foam body layer provided to surround the rotating shaft,...

Company name: Bridgestone
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball cores having foam center and thermoset outer layers with hardness gradients

Multi-layered golf ball core sub-assemblies and the resulting golf balls are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane. The intermediate and outer core layers are preferably formed from foamed and non-foamed thermoset compositions. For example, the intermediate core...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> WOUND DRESSING
Flexible, adherent, and non-polyurethane film wound drape cover

A system for treating a tissue site includes a reduced-pressure source to apply reduced pressure, a manifold in fluid communication with the pressure source to provide reduced pressure to the tissue site, and a drape for adhering to the tissue site to cover the tissue site and the manifold. The drape includes an adhesive layer for sealing the drape...

Company name: KCI Licensing
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR
Shoe having an inflatable bladder

An article of footwear including a sole and an upper with an exterior and interior surface, and one or more bladders which comprises at least one of the exterior or interior surfaces of the upper. The bladder comprising sheets of polyurethane or polyester film attached together to form an airtight seal. The article of footwear also includes a...

Company name: Reebok International
Published On: Thursday February 09th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
FOAMS
Polyurethane foam-cadmium sulfide nanocomposite with open cell structure: Dye removal and...

A new way to synthesize open cell polyurethane foam using cadmium ions has been described. By converting to cadmium sulfide nanoparticles, cadmium ions have been fixed on the open cell polyurethane foam. Open cell polyurethane foam containing CdS nanoparticles (PUF-CdS) was characterized by X-Ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy...

Company name: University of Zanjan
Published On: Monday February 13th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Synthesis and characterization of a novel internal emulsifier derived from sunflower oil for the...

A renewable, green and scalable dihydroxy acid was synthesized from sunflower oil and applied as a chain extender in the preparation of waterborne polyurethanes. In order to prepare dihydroxy acid, epoxidized sunflower oil was ring-opened with methanol followed by saponification. Chemical structure of dihydroxy acid verified by FT-IR and 1H NMR...

Company name: Shahid Beheshti University
Published On: Friday February 10th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Metal-Organic Framework Supported on Processable Polymer Matrix by In Situ Copolymerization for...

Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) represent a promising class of porous materials. However, MOFs show poor processability that impedes their full potential in applications. This work develops a composite strategy to skillfully load MOFs on a polymer plate to afford processability for these powder materials. A predesigned mesoporous MOF with active...

Company name: Zhengzhou University of Light Industry
Published On: Wednesday February 08th, 2017

 
CHEMISTRY
Polyurea derived from CO2 and diamines: highly efficient catalysts for C-H arylation of benzene

Polyureas derived from CO2 and diamines were effective for C-H arylation of benzene in the presence of t-BuOK, producing biaryl products with various substituents in high yields up to 97%. Dual-activation of K+ and t-BuO−, and π,π-stacking interaction between the substrate and the polymer backbone may account for the superior...

Company name: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Published On: Monday February 13th, 2017

 
 

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