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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES
Lehmann & Voss & Co. opens new plant in China

On 2 December 2016, the new 2,500 m2 production facility and application technology centre of Lehvoss New Material (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. was officially opened in Kunshan, China.Production at the speciality compounding and masterbatch factory will focus on Luvocom compounds as well as Luvobatch additives and masterbatches. The company is part of the...

Company name: Lehmann & Voss & Co
Published On: Monday February 20th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Chemtura expands distribution relationship with Azelis Americas

Chemtura Corporation announced that Azelis Americas will be the sole distributor for its Great Lakes Solutions flame retardant products in the USA and Canada, effective from 1 February 2017.This will encompass the complete brominated and phosphorus flame retardant product portfolios in combination with antimony and synergist. Chemtura has...

Company name: Azelis
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> COLORANTS - COLOR PASTES
Pigment paste business of Repi continues strong growth

The Italian pigment paste specialist Repi announced that it has successfully implemented its expansion targets for 2016. Sales increased within the group (Repi S.p.A, Repi LLC, Repi OOO and Repi UK) in the last year by almost EUR 4 million to now over EUR 39 million.The demand by the polyurethane industry for high-quality colour pastes played a...

Company name: REPI SpA
Published On: Tuesday February 14th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
Stepan Announces Polyol Price Increase for North America March 15, 2017

Effective March 15, 2017, or as contracts allow, Stepan Company will increase prices for all STEPANPOL Rigid Polyester Polyols in North America by $0.09 per pound. The increase is necessary due to rising raw material costs.

Company name: Stepan Company
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
Stepan Polska Announces Polyol Price Increase for Europe March 1, 2017

Effective March 1, 2017, or as contracts allow, Stepan Polska will increase prices for STEPANPOL Polyester Polyols (insulation applications) in Europe by 80 per metric ton. The increase is necessary due to rising raw material and production costs.

Company name: Stepan Company
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> MDI
BASF increases prices for MDI

With immediate effect, or as contract terms allow, BASF will be increasing prices for its polymeric Lupranate MDI and standard monomeric 4'4-Lupranate MDI (Methylene Diphenyl-diisocyanate) basic products by 200 per metric ton in the Western and Eastern Europe region.

Company name: BASF
Published On: Monday February 20th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> TDI
Repair work in Ludwigshafen TDI plant

At the end of November 2016, production in the TDI plant at the BASF SE site in Ludwigshafen was idled due to a technical defect. Repair work is on schedule.The impacted part of the plant, a damaged reactor, will be temporarily replaced by a backup reactor. The TDI plant will be restarted in a few weeks, and will run at a reduced capacity. In the...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
Asia, Mideast TDI uptrend at risk as tight supply may ease

Prices of toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) in Asia and the Middle East have rebounded since around mid-January after hitting a bottom but a possible bump in supply over coming months could have a dampening effect on the rally.On 15 February, spot import prices stood at $3,550-3,650/tonne CFR (cost and freight) China/Hong Kong, up by a cumulative...

Company name: ICIS Chemical Business
Published On: Monday February 20th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> ALIPHATIC
Covestro raises prices for coating and adhesive raw materials

Effective March 1st, 2017, Covestro will raise the selling prices for its standard aliphatic isocyanates by 15 percent. Prices for other coating and adhesive raw materials will be increased at the same time, the magnitude varies by product line. The price increase will be applied globally. Contractual obligations will be honored.

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Tough. Tougher. RAMPF.

RAMPF GROUP, INC. is presenting its highly abrasion resistant and electrostatic dissipating range of polyurethane resins at the PIPELINE PIGGING & INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT EXHIBITION (PPIM) 2017 from February 27 - March 2 in Houston, Texas. A further highlight at booth 1037 / 1039: RAKU-TOOL styling, modeling, and working boards.Advanced polyurethane...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
UV+EB Technical Papers Archive Now Open To All

RadTech the Association for UV+EB Technology is now offering open access to its technical papers and proceedings archive at no charge. These papers offer a wealth of knowledge to enable future advancements in UV+EB curing technology. RadTech will continue to add proceedings on a regular basis as rapid growth continues in emerging technologies...

Company name: RadTech
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Alberdingk Boley: New partner for Australia and New Zealand: Scott Chemicals

Alberdingk Boley is a leading international manufacturer of water-based binders. Worldwide we are in the market for environmentally friendly polyurethane and acrylate dispersions, as well as for our natural oils. So, it is only consequent to be there where our customers are. We are pleased to announce our new representation for Australia and New...

Company name: Alberdingk Boley, Inc
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Perstorp launching cationic curing boosters at the European Coatings Show

At the European Coatings Show (April 4-6) Perstorp will launch Curalite , its range of boosters for cationic UV curing formulations, that can increase reaction speeds up to 15 times. Cationic UV curing technology is the perfect choice for printing on challenging surfaces such as plastic substrates or containers, where other technologies could...

Company name: Perstorp
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
February issue of European Coatings Journal is out

Corrosion is a big issue for metal structures exposed to harsh environments.Direct-to-metal (DTM) coatings can be an efficient way of metal protection. According to suppliers, these coatings facilitate cost-efficient corrosion protection by single-layer coating, as material and energy consumption can be reduced. Apparently this is true for...

Company name: European Coatings Journal
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
Anti-icing coatings reduce damage caused by ice

Thanks to novel water-repelling micro- and nanostructured coatings, wind turbines remains ice-free. These functional surfaces are also interesting for aircraft wings, winter sport clothing and solar panels.Coatings ensure that water remains liquidIn order to prevent damage, either the rotor blades must be heated or the wind turbine must be shut...

Company name: Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
PDA Europe Polyurea Applicator Spray Course -27 and 28 March 2017 - Zeeland, The Netherlands

PDA Europe is proud to welcome you to the new "PDA Europe Polyurea Applicator Spray Course" In the last couple of years the industry professionals have requested a training that has a better focus on practical aspects of the polyurea application without compromising the theoretical and H&S aspects. To meet this demand, the PDA Europe has redesigned...

Company name: PDA Europe
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Firestone Building Products to acquire Gaco Western

Firestone Building Products Company, LLC ("Firestone") announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Gaco Western ("Gaco"), a leader in innovative silicone roofing systems and provider of top-tier waterproofing and spray foam insulation solutions for a variety of commercial, and residential applications. The acquisition...

Company name: Gaco Western
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> CONFORMAL COATINGS
Nordson ASYMTEK's Redesigned EasyCoat 6 Conformal Coating Software Delivers a Rich Feature Set and...

Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company, introduces its upgraded EasyCoat 6 software for its Select Coat SL-940 conformal coating system. EasyCoat 6 software combines several powerful capabilities to deliver a visual programming experience that reduces programming time, increases throughput and productivity, and achieves high quality conformal coating...

Company name: Nordson
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> DIRECT-TO-METAL COATINGS
Axalta Introduces New Imron 3.1 HG-D + Direct-To-Metal Coating

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, recently introduced Imron 3.1 HG-D +, a new premium quality, high gloss acrylic polyurethane direct-to-metal (DTM) coating that broadens Axalta's DTM product offering for industrial customers in North America.The new Imron 3.1 HG-D + is formulated with Axalta's latest...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
CASE>> SEALANTS>> FORM-IN-PLACE-FOAM-GASKET (FIPFG)
Techsil launch new Form-in-Place-Foam-Gasket (FIPFG) Service

UK based, industrial sealants and adhesives company, Techsil announced today that it has launched a new leading edge PUR Form-in-Place-Foam-Gasketing (FIPFG) service.Using an innovative single-component liquid polyurethane foam sealing system and machine technology Techsil's gasketing service is the economical and reliable solution for replacing...

Company name: Techsil
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
API will be presenting APILON 52 BIO, a new line of Thermoplastic Polyurethanes, at SIMAC...

API will be presenting APILON 52 BIO, a new line of Thermoplastic Polyurethanes, at SIMAC TANNING-TECH 2017, the international event being held from 21st - 23rd February at the Exhibition Center of Milan Rho.The APILON 52 BIO family is characterized by its very high content - over 50% - of renewable resources offering mechanical performance equal...

Company name: API
Published On: Monday February 20th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FIBER / FILLER REINFORCED
Michelman to Focus on the Power of Fiber Sizings at JEC World 2017

Michelman will use this year's JEC World 2017 event in Paris, France to feature its versatile line of fiber sizings that are used by fiber producers and composite manufacturers to produce stronger, lighter and more durable composite parts. The company's broad portfolio of products allows customers to tailor the surface chemistry of reinforcement...

Company name: Michelman
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Technical training of Meter Mix Systems Ltd

From 6th to 8th of February OSV Technologiya experts participated in the corporate training of Meter Mix Systems company (UK), which together with the company Dopag (Switzerland) are part of the Industrial Group Hilger and Kern (Germany).Training was held in Miter Mixed Systems company office in the city of Rushden. The latest developments of the...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> RAILWAY>> VIBRATION DAMPING COMP.
New, lightweight floating floors in rail cars for increased comfort

With the Sylomer Aluminium Vibration Damper, the two leading material specialists, Getzner Werkstoffe and Sapa, are launching an especially lightweight vibration protection solution for rail carriage floors. The innovative product improves comfort in passenger trains and extends the service life of the train's interior.The new Sylomer Aluminium...

Company name: Getzner Werkstoffe
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
When There Are Too Many Insulation Options

Colleen A, planning a new house in Michigan's Climate Zone 5, has discovered there's a downside to the wealth of insulation products on the market: It's hard to make a decision.There are so many options on exterior insulation that my head is spinning, she writes in a Q&A post at GBA. So far, her research has led her to an exterior wall assembly...

Company name:
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
Spray Foam Insulation: An Introduction

If there's one type of insulation on the market that more and more people are talking about, it's spray foam insulation like that available from Icynene. Perhaps you have a friend or relative who decided to install it in their new home, instead of traditional material insulation, or possibly you've heard one of the celebrity contractors with their...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PETROCHEMICAL - OIL FIELD>> BOW FENDERS
New bow fenders will extend offshore wind technician hours and cut costs

Offshore wind turbine technicians will be able to work longer in challenging seas when innovative fenders developed with a 50,000 grant are fitted to a company's transfer vessels.Dalby Offshore, working with Saline Marine and Manuplas, has developed a new modular honeycomb bow fender to bring greater stability to its vessels in high seas.It means...

Company name: Manuplas
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PETROCHEMICAL - OIL FIELD>> PIPES INSULATION & SEALING
The K Factor Aptane Has It Covered

This case study shows how choosing the right insulation for LNG pipelines is key to making sure you have the most efficient cost effective insulation for your project.Applied Polymers insulation provides optimum insulation for business projects. This case study shows how they have supplied the Gorgon Project to ensure the project has achieved the...

Company name: Applied Polymers
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Superior Industries to debut latest belt cleaner at CONEXPO

Bulk material processing and handling system supplier Superior Industries will debut its Exterra Secondary Belt Cleaner at this year's CONEXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada.This latest model is an expansion of its line of Exterra Belt Cleaners and is designed for straightforward, quick conveyor installations.Segmented into 3-inch urethane chunks with...

Company name: Superior Industries
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> VIBRATION DAMPING COMP.
Getzner to Speak at Foam Expo, Reducing Building Vibration with Polyurethane

Kenny Woods, industrial application engineer from Getzner, will be speaking at Foam Expo in Novi, Mich., on March 1 at 3:30 p.m. As the leader in vibration mitigation materials for construction, industrial and railway applications, Getzner possesses more than 45 years of experience using polyurethane to reduce vibrations caused by a multitude of...

Company name: Getzner Werkstoffe
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Covestro achieves record year

2016 was a record year for materials manufacturer Covestro. Driven by demand for innovative materials, the Group's core volumes increased by 7.5%. With greater capacity utilization across its plants, adjusted EBITDA surged by 22.7% above the 2015 figure to EUR 2.0 billion. Net income more than doubled from EUR 343 million to EUR 795 million. On...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday February 20th, 2017

 
Wanhua Chemical Group announces the formation of Performance Chemicals Business Unit

Wanhua Chemical Group, a global leader of polyurethanes, petrochemicals and specialty chemicals, announced today the formation of a new business division "Performance Chemicals Business Unit". The newly formed division consolidates the previous ADI business unit and Specialty Amines business unit. Such consolidation will allow the new business unit...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Monday February 20th, 2017

 
Chemetall receives highest Airbus supplier award for the third time

Chemetall, since December 14th 2016 a global Business Unit of BASF Coatings, has been honored with the highest supplier award in the Airbus "Material & Parts SQIP" (Supply Chain & Quality Improvement Program). For the third year in a row, the leading global supplier of surface treatment technologies has achieved the "Accredited Supplier" status,...

Company name: Chemetall
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
Sisecam invests in new glass fiber plant in Turkey

Turkey-based Sisecam will invest about $100 million to build a new glass fiber plant in Turkey. The new plant, which will have an annual production capacity of 70,000 metric tons, is expected to become operational in the second half of 2018. The Sisecam Glass Fibre business, originally Cam Elyaf Sanayii A.S., is now part of the chemicals division...

Company name: Sisecam
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
Huntsman Joins American Chemistry Council; Peter Huntsman Appointed to Executive Committee and Board...

Huntsman Corporation has joined the American Chemistry Council (ACC), and President and CEO Peter Huntsman has been appointed to ACC's Executive Committee and Board of Directors. ACC is the chemical industry's leading advocacy organization.As a global leader developing some of the world's most innovative products, Huntsman's membership in the ACC...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
Rapra acquired by Made in the Midlands

The business network Made in the Midlands (MIM) has officially taken over the Rubber & Plastics Research Association (Rapra), in what has been described as a "historic deal" for the future of the manufacturing sector in the UK.Financial terms of the deal have not been announced. Rapra is a non-profit membership association that offers impartial...

Company name: Made in the Midlands
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
Argonics receives Plus One award

Argonics was recognized at the Lake Superior Community Partnership Plus One Recognition Breakfast/Annual Meeting as being a business in Marquette County that added at least one full-time position in 2016. Pictured in the back row, fifth from the left is Argonics team member Brett Koski, as his position of Quality Assurance Specialist was created in...

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

 
PEOPLE
ISPA Welcomes New Trustee to Board

The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) welcomes Carol Eicher, President and Chief Executive Officer at Innocor Inc., to the ISPA Board of Trustees. "I am honored to join the leaders of our industry on the ISPA Board of Trustees and very much look forward to working with them to promote positive advancements in the bedding industry,"...

Company name: Innocor
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
ChemQuest Group appoints new director

The ChemQuest Group, Inc., a leading business strategy firm in specialty chemicals, announces the addition of Dr. Michael A. Lucarelli as Director.With over 30 years of experience in organometallic, organic, inorganic, polymer and specialty chemicals, Dr. Lucarelli is a recognised subject matter expert and inventor in chemistry applications ranging...

Company name: The ChemQuest Group Inc
Published On: Wednesday February 15th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS
Polymerization catalyst for polythiourethanes, polymerizable liquid composition and process for the...

Polymerizable liquid compositions containing three components (A), (B) and (C) are provided, wherein component (A) contains at least one cycloaliphatic diisocyanate monomer wherein the weight percentage of free isocyanate groups in component (A) ranges from about 20% to about 50% by weight with respect to the total weight of component (A);...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
Curing agent for use in production of polyurea resin, and polyurea resin production method using...

To provide a curing agent for producing a polyurea resin, which is capable of thermal compression molding, which will not cause odor and toxicity or environmental problems at the time of molding or of products, which has favorable adhesive strength, and which hardly causes pollution of other materials, and a method for producing a polyurea resin...

Company name: Tosoh
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Polyether polyol compositions and polyurethane foams formed therefrom

Disclosed are compositions that comprise water and a polyether polyol derived from sucrose and an alkylene oxide, as well as polyurethane foam systems comprising such compositions, methods for their production, and the resulting polyurethane foams.

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> POLYISOCYANATES
Polyisocyanate cured product, and method for producing polyisocyanate cured product

The polyisocyanate cured product according to the present invention has an isocyanurate structure, which comprises at least one diisocyanate selected from the group consisting of an aliphatic diisocyanate and an alicyclic diisocyanate, as a unit structure, the polyisocyanate cured product having an allophanate group, and the molar ratio of the...

Company name: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
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: University of Northern Iowa Research Foundation
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> BLOCKED
Reactive liquid rubber made of blocked isocyanate-terminated prepolymers with glycol scavenger

A method is described for producing liquid rubber containing an impact-resistance modifier terminated by epoxy groups, the method including the reaction of an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer with an epoxy resin, which includes an epoxy compound including a primary or secondary hydroxyl group, in the presence of a compound selected from anhydrides,...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Polylactic acid resin composition and a packaging film

The present invention relates to a polylactic acid resin composition useful as a packaging material which has not only improved flexibility but also superior external appearance and superior properties such as mechanical property, transparency, heat resistance, anti-blocking property, workability of a film, and the like, and a packaging film...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
Polylactic acid resin film

The present invention relates to a polylactic acid resin film which has excellent flexibility, mechanical properties, stability, and transparency while having a specific biodegradability of the polylactic acid resin, and is useful as a packaging material. The present invention provides a polylactic acid resin film, comprising a polylactic acid...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
Two-component polyurethane composition with delayed crosslinking

The invention relates to a crosslinking two-component polyurethane composition consisting of (i) a constituent A containing polyols and additives, and (ii) a constituent B containing between 100 and 65 wt. % of aromatic polyisocyanates, between 0 and 35 wt. % of aliphatic polyisocyanates, and between 0.05 and 3.0 wt. % of a retarder, and optionally...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Low-viscosity polyurethane acrylate dispersions

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of low-viscosity, radiation-curable, aqueous dispersions based on polyurethane acrylates (UV-PUDs), wherein the UV-PUDs hydrophilized via hydroxy-functionalized carboxylic acids have a lower initial viscosity when a large part of the urethanization, that is to say the reaction of the...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Use of aqueous hybrid binders and alkyd systems for coating agents

The present invention relates to aqueous hybrid binders comprising an aqueous polymer dispersion (PD), and also 0.01%-5% by weight of a photoinitiator, and also to aqueous alkyd systems comprising a water-soluble alkyd resin or an aqueous alkyd or polyurethane emulsion or dispersion, and also 0.01%-5% by weight of a photoinitiator, and to the use...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
Binder compositions comprising lignin derivatives

The present disclosure provides an adhesive composition comprising derivatives of native lignin and an isocyanate-based binder such as methylene diphenyl diisocyanate. The present compositions may further comprise formaldehyde-based resins such as PF, UF, and MF. While not wishing to be bound by theory, it is believed that incorporating derivatives...

Company name: Fibria Innovations
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> FOAMS
Foamed polyurethane polymers for the regeneration of connective tissue

The present invention relates to a method of synthesis and the use of foamed, cross-linked polyurethane polymers, as a three-dimensional support called a "scaffold" for cell cultures in vitro and for in vivo implantation for the regeneration of connective tissues such as adipose tissue, osteochondral tissue and bone tissue. In particular, the...

Company name: Tensive
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Polyurethane foams based on polyether carbonate polyols

The present invention concerns a method for producing polyurethane foams by reacting an isocyanate component with a component that is reactive to isocyanates and that comprises at least one polyether carbonate polyol, the reaction taking place in the presence of a non-amine antioxidant and an amine antioxidant. The invention also concerns...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Coating composition, method for making the coating and use thereof

A curable coating composition and the use, especially in heat exchangers, for heating and/or cooling water, in particular tap water, is described. The curable coating comprises, based on solids after curing, 35-80% by weight of an epoxysilane according to the general structure 1 and/or its hydrolysation and/or condensation products, 1:...

Company name: Teknologisk Institut
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
Erosion resistant blade and blade coating

Airfoil blades are disclosed having a coating thereon that includes a polyurethane, a polysiloxane, and a linking agent that promotes a connection between the polyurethane and the polysiloxane.

Company name: Sikorsky Aircraft
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
Method for coating a flexible support with a silicone composition

The present invention concerns a method for coating a textile material with a silicone elastomer composition crosslinkable by condensation reactions, to produce a solid silicone elastomer, optionally in a thin layer, on a flexible support that can be made from a textile material, paper, polyvinyl chloride, polyester, polypropylene, polyamide,...

Company name: BlueStar Silicones
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> DIRECT-TO-METAL COATINGS
Hard coating composition for metal substrate

The object of the present invention is to provide a hard coating composition for a metal substrate, including a film-forming resin component which contains a urethane (meth)acrylate obtained by reacting a polyisocyanate compound, a polyol, and a (meth)acrylate monomer having a hydroxyl group, wherein the polyisocyanate compound is hydrogenated...

Company name: Fujikura Kasei
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
Coating method and hardener for polyurethane paint

[Problem] To increase adhesive strength between an aqueous base coat layer and a clear coat layer in a coating method by a two-coat one-bake system where an aqueous base coat paint is coated, then a clear coat paint is coated, and these two coated films are simultaneously hardened, in comparison with the conventional method. [Solution] Provided is...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
Aqueous two-component coating compositions and high erosion resistance coatings produced therefrom

The present invention relates to an aqueous two-component coating composition comprising (1) an aqueous paint base component comprising (A) at least one aqueous dispersion of at least one polymeric resin and (B) at least one polycarbonate diol and also (2) a hardener component comprising (C) at least one polyisocyanate-modified polyester having an...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Aqueous composition with improved elongation at break

An aqueous polymer composition which when in the form of a film shows excellent elongation at break comprising (i) 5 to 30 wt. % of polyurethane where the acid value of the polyurethane is between 3 to 40 mg KOH/g; (ii) 70 to 95 wt. % of vinyl polymer comprising 20 to 90 wt. % of vinyl polymer with Tg

Company name: DSM
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive composition for polarizing plate, adhesive film for polarizing plate prepared using the...

An adhesive composition for polarizing plates includes a (meth)acrylic copolymer, an isocyanate crosslinking agent, and a silane coupling agent. The molar ratio (A) of the number of moles of hydroxyl groups in the (meth)acrylic copolymer may be about 2.5 mol % to about 4 mol %, the molar ratio (B) of the number of moles of alkoxy silane groups in...

Company name: Samsung SDI
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
Hydrophobic polyurethane adhesive

The present invention relates to a polyurethane adhesive comprising an isocyanate component A and a polyol component B where the isocyanate component A comprises at least one diisocyanate or polyisocyanate and the polyol component B comprises the alkoxylation product of a mixture of castor oil or ricinoleic acid (i), of an aromatic di- or polyol...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Hybrid sealant composition

An acrylic-polyurethane hybrid sealant composition is provided with desirable physical and mechanical properties such as superior adhesion, tensile strength, rheology and bond strength. In particular, the sealant composition of the invention is formulated with isocyanate modified acrylic polymer The composition includes an acrylic pre-polymer, an...

Company name: Illinois Tool Works
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU FILMS
Films and articles made with thermoplastic block copolymers

The present invention relates to printing blankets, pipe liners, conveyor belts, inflatable articles, collapsible containers, protective clothing, and other types of coated fabrics that are manufactured with a thermoplastic block copolymer (TBC). This TBC can be a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), a copolyester (COPE), a copolyamide (COPA) or a...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> PANELS
Stiffened frame supported panel

Frame supported panels with an increased load carrying capacity derived from inducing newly discovered conditions on panels made from weaker, lighter and thinner materials. The fixed/continuous/dropped condition can increase a panel's load capacity many times based on the panel's interaction with frame members. This enables foam panels, for...

Company name:
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Exterior TRIM part

In accordance with a first aspect of the invention, the exterior trim part for a vehicle comprises a fibrous porous structural layer. The exterior trim part further comprises at least one at least sectional perforated film layer, which is made of thermoplastic polyurethane with a melting temperature according to DSC of at least 140.degree. C. The...

Company name: Autoneum
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS>> FIBERS
Elastic fabric comprising a polyurethane elastic fiber made from a polyether based polyol

To provide elastic fabric that has comfortable wear and fit even in thin and light fabric by using a high-powered polyurethane elastic fiber that has at least 1.5 times the active force and recovery per unit fineness at the time of 100 to 200% elongation compared to conventional polyurethane elastic fiber. Resolution means an elastic fabric...

Company name: Toray Opelontex
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> DEVELOPING ROLLER
Rubber member for coating developing roll and manufacturing method of developing roll for image...

An object is to provide a rubber member for coating a developing roll which is formed a uniform rough surface at a surface of the developing roll, does exert neither damage nor toner stress to the mating member or the toner while maintaining flexibility, is possible to secure a thickness which can sufficiently avoid the effect of the rubber, and...

Company name: NOK Corporation
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Catalyst dip

The present invention relates to a method for forming a golf ball. The method comprises mixing a polyisocyanate crosslinker with a base TPU cover material, wherein the polyisocyanate crossliker is aliphatic, miscible with the base TPU cover material and has functionalities greater than or equal to 2. The method further comprises dipping a golf ball...

Company name: Callaway Golf Company
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
Golf ball

An ultra-low compression three-piece golf ball is disclosed herein. The core preferably has a PGA compression less than 30. The mantle layer and cover have approximately the same thickness. The cover comprises a thermoplastic polyurethane material and has a specific gravity greater than the core and mantle layer. The golf ball has a PGA compression...

Company name: Callaway Golf Company
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS
Polyurethane urea-containing compositions and optical articles and methods for preparing them

A composition for the preparation of a transparent, non-elastomeric optical article is provided, the composition including: (1) a polyisocyanate component containing one or more different polyisocyanates; and (2) a component that is reactive with isocyanates, including: (a) optionally at least one polyol having a number average molecular weight...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> PADS
Weather-resistant polishing pad

A weather-resistant polishing pad, including an upper layer operating for polishing, a buffer layer, and a transparent base. The buffer layer is disposed between the upper layer and the transparent base, and the upper layer, the buffer layer, and the transparent base are bonded via a pressure sensitive adhesive or an adhesive agent. The upper layer...

Company name: Hubei Dinglong Chemical
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR
Booties and footwear assemblies comprising seamless extensible film, and methods therefor

Waterproof, breathable socks, booties, shoe inserts, and footwear assemblies containing the shoe inserts are provided. The booties and shoe inserts may include a laminate comprising a seamless extensible film, such as a polyurethane film, and at least one textile. The bootie is suitable for a range of sizes and shoe shapes. The bootie may shrink to...

Company name: W. L. Gore & Associates
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
CHEMISTRY
Ring opening of epoxidized fatty acid esters

This invention relates to a ring opening method. The method includes reacting an epoxidized fatty acid ester with an alcohol to open an epoxy ring of the ester. A salt of tetrafluoroboric acid is used as a catalyst in the reaction. In another embodiment, the invention relates to a method of producing a polyurethane. An epoxidized fatty acid ester...

Company name: Solazyme
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
Isocyanate-functional cyclic carbonates

The invention relates to a process for preparing compounds containing isocyanate groups and cyclic carbonate structures, by reacting at least A) a monomeric diisocyanate with aliphatically, cycloaliphatically, araliphatically and/or aromatically bonded isocyanate groups with B) a hydroxy-functional cyclic carbonate, characterized in that component...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Thursday February 16th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> EMULSIONS
Preparation and properties of poly(siloxane-ether-urethane)-acrylic hybrid emulsions

Poly(siloxane-ether-urethane)-acrylic (PU-AC) hybrid emulsions were prepared by introducing different hydroxyethoxypropyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) content into the acrylic-terminated poly(ether-urethane) backbone and then in situ copolymerizing with methyl methacrylate and butyl acrylate via emulsion process. The effects of PDMS on...

Company name: Shanxi Research Institute of Applied Chemistry
Published On: Friday February 17th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FOAMS
Protective rigid fiber-reinforced polyurethane foam composite boards: Sound absorption, drop-weight...

Polyurethane foam has been develocped for years. In the past, the most study is focused on one function of Polyurethane foam including noise absorption, thermal protection, and mechanical impact as well as cushioning properties, and thus interdisciplinary functions of these foam boards become an innovation research. Therefore, the objective of...

Company name: Feng Chia University
Published On: Monday February 20th, 2017

 
SHAPE MEMORY MATERIALS
Polyurethane/poly(ethylene-co-ethyl acrylate) and functional carbon black-based hybrids: Physical...

A polyurethane (PU) was developed from poly(dimethylamine-co-epichlorohydrin-co-ethylenediamine) (PDMAE) and polyethylene glycol (PEG) as soft segment and 2,4-toluene diisocyanate (TDI) incorporating as hard segment. Later PU was blended with poly(ethylene-co-ethyl acrylate) (PEEA). Poly(vinyl alcohol)-functionalized carbon black (CB-PVA)...

Company name: Quaid-i-Azam University Campus
Published On: Monday February 20th, 2017

 
 

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