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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Honeywell Insulation Technology Debuts At Abu Dhabi's Masdar City

Honeywell announced today it is showcasing Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) as the key ingredient of the roof insulation of Honeywell's upcoming high-tech office complex in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi. The innovative technology is cost effective and promotes energy efficiency while being durable in extremely hot climates and meeting stringent...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS
Concentrol's conference at UTECH Las Americas: Mould release agents for polyurethane foams,...

From 4 to 6 April, Concentrol attended and participated in UTECH Las Americas polyurethane fair in Mexico, an event that is part of the UTECH benchmarking fairs in polyurethane-related industries.On this occasion, in addition to Concentrol being present in the fair with a stand, Mr. Ángel Rodriguez presented a lecture titled Mould release agents...

Company name: Productos Concentrol
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Sadara announces start-up of first Saudi polyol plant

Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), the largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase, has successfully started up the Kingdom's first polyols plant. This manufacturing facility produces specialty chemicals that go into the production of polyurethanes and specialty foams.The polyols plant is one of the last of Sadara's 26 chemical facilities...

Company name: Sadara Chemical Company
Published On: Saturday August 05th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
New Product Launch: GR100 and GR200 Safety Focused Resins

Robnor ResinLab, leading formulator of epoxy and polyurethane resin systems, has today announced the launch of two safety-focused resins.New for 2017, GR100 and GR200 are both non-hazardous and have hazard free labelling, making them the safest resins we have ever manufactured.Our Technical Manager, Michael Buy, explains the driving force behind...

Company name: Robnor ResinLab
Published On: Friday August 04th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> URETHANE GROUT
Chemical grouts - Hydrophilic vs Hydrophobic: Which to Use and Why

Chemical grouts are a cost-effective solution for many leak sealing, void filling and soil stabilization projects. Choosing the right material and installing it correctly are critical to the long-term success.Chemical grouts fall into two classes: hydrophilic grouts that have an affinity for water and seek it out and hydrophobic grouts that repel...

Company name: Prime Resins
Published On: Saturday August 05th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> 3D PRINTING
German RepRap Introduces New Polyurethane Material, Developed with ebalta Kunststoff for Liquid...

German RepRap, a manufacturer of FFF 3D printing machines, has developed a new polyurethane (PU) based material that can be used in its Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) technology.Partnering with ebalta Kunststoff GmbH, a manufacturer of polyurethane and epoxy resins, German RepRap is bringing to market a material boasting sufficient flexibility...

Company name: German RepRap
Published On: Friday August 04th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
BRUFMA response to the first BS 8414 fire test

DCLG has commissioned six BS 8414 tests using a combination of materials, including the make-up of the outer cladding system.The first ACM Cladding test, carried out by BRE which produced the test data released today, combined an assembly of PIR insulation used in conjunction with an unmodified polyethylene filled ACM cladding panel. This...

Company name: The British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association
Published On: Tuesday August 01st, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Polyflor's Forest fx flooring collection is growing

Polyflor has added new wood effect designs to their relaunched Forest fx PUR flooring collection, incorporating the latest commercial interior trends into one of their most popular sheet vinyl ranges. The expanded 18 design heterogeneous collection features 9 exciting new shades, including two parquet effect designs for creating dramatic statement...

Company name: Polyflor
Published On: Thursday August 03rd, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Accella Polyurethane Systems Expands Position In Roofing Markets And Forms Dedicated Roofing...

Accella Polyurethane Systems LLC renews their focus on Polyurethane Spray Foam and Roof Coating Systems; focusing on low slope and flat roof commercial coatings for new and restoration construction. The recent acquisition of the Covestro spray foam assets, combined with its leading BayTec silicone, BayBlock acrylic and BaySeal polyurethane spray...

Company name: Accella Polyurethane Systems
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYASPARTIC COATINGS
Cargill introduces polyaspartic ester that uniquely combines quick cure time and longer pot life

Cargill has launched a breakthrough polyaspartic ester product, Altor 205, which will fulfill a longstanding industry need for a coating that delivers faster return to service (cure time) with significantly longer working time (pot life). By combining these benefits, Altor 205 allows users to cover more square footage in less time, which can...

Company name: Cargill
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> TPU
Lubrizol Launches High-Crystalline, Toluene-free TPU For Adhesive Powders, Webs and Films

The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business announces the launch of a new Pearlbond(TM) thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) grade for adhesive powders, webs and films: Pearlbond 1160L. Pearlbond 1160L complements Lubrizol Engineered Polymers' current high-crystalline offering for adhesive films and PVC co-extrusion.Pearlbond 1160L is...

Company name: Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
Published On: Wednesday August 02nd, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> WOOD ADHESIVE
Wood Adhesion; Isocyanate and Polyurethane Adhesives Webinar

Wood adhesives are and have been of prime importance in the industrial world. As our forests become younger and the drive for sustainable resources increases, many wood products rely heavily on adhesives or binders to perform their best. An understanding of the unique attributes of wood as a surface and how adhesive chemistries utilize these...

Company name: The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc.
Published On: Saturday August 05th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
5 Reasons You Should Be Talking About Polyurethane

1. Abrasion ResistanceOne of the most common arguments for the use of polyurethanes today is the benefit gained in abrasion resistance. For decades polyurethanes have been used in highly abrasive environments due to their remarkable abrasion resistance when compared to other elastomers, plastics, and metals. Polyurethane components have...

Company name: Gallagher
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
FRIMO Mexico Grand Opening and TechDay

FRIMO, one of the leading developers and providers of system solutions for manufacturing high quality polyurethane and thermoplastic components, hosted their first TechDay in Mexico combined with their Grand Opening celebration on June 22nd at their new plant in Puebla.The day was kicked off in true Mexican spirit with a mariachi band. Mr....

Company name: Frimo
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Who Really Uses Polyurethane?

Who uses polyurethane? The better question might be "Who Doesn't Use Polyurethane?"With its excellent abrasion resistance, resilience, metal bonding, and more, polyurethane outperforms other materials in the toughest situations.Here are just a few markets that are well suited for polyurethane parts:■ AgriculturalGallagher polyurethane...

Company name: Gallagher
Published On: Thursday August 03rd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> ROOFING & FLOORING SURFACES
Retrofit Roofing Project Highlights Advancements in Building Materials and Methods

Over the last few decades, computer and scientific innovations have evolved at a furious pace, with new technologies rapidly replacing only slightly older ones. In this race for the latest and greatest, it sometimes feels like the devices in our pockets and controlling our home stereos are from some virtual reality, while the building materials of...

Company name: Huntsman Corporation
Published On: Saturday August 05th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Can You Compare Spray Foam Insulation To Cellulose?

In this informative series of articles, various types of insulation have been compared to spray foam insulation, to give you the most informed opinion possible before making any home insulation decisions. This article will compare spray foam insulation to cellulose fiber insulation, to explore the benefits and drawbacks of each material.Cellulose...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
Can You Compare Spray Foam Insulation To Mineral Wool?

With so many choices in the field of insulation, it can be truly frustrating to try to find the answers to your questions. In this series of articles, we compare spray foam insulation to mineral wool, cellulose, foam board, and other types of insulation, to help homeowners get the information they need to make a decision on what is right for...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Saturday August 05th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS
Dow to Supply Polyurethane for Improved Bicycle Tires

Dow Chemical (China) and Beijing Mobike Technology have agreed to develop a long-term partnership to develop lighter weight and eco-friendlier bicycles - all with the help of polyurethane!Mobike introduced its latest bike model at a celebration to mark its one-year anniversary. The new bicycle uses Dow's polyurethane materials for insert tires. Dow...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Tuesday August 01st, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> TOOLING AND MODELING BOARDS
RAMPF makes design dreams come true

The Aria Group, a premier leader in providing a full range of design, engineering, and manufacturing solutions, has used RAMPF's RAKU-TOOL Close Contour Paste CP-6070 / 6072 to produce its stunning concept car "Fast Eddy".When a leading design company like the Aria Group is determined about producing its dream car, then one can expect something...

Company name: RAMPF Group
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL
Polyurethane disks for hidraulic equipment

This week OSV Technologiya specialists have produced a batch of samples of polyurethane disks for hidraulic equipment.■ Material for product: hot-curing TDI-based polyurethane elastomer Neuthane 143S with hardness 90DEG Shore A■ Equipment: mixing and metering machine OSV M10 2K for casting of two-component hot-curing polyurethane...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> CASTER & WHEELS
What makes Caster Concepts Poly Tread Materials Premium?

There are some fairly common characteristics among tread materials offered on industrial casters, for example 95A shore hardness is pretty much a standard offering from all manufacturers. A softer 85A shore hardness offering is also common, as is a harder poly, usually a 70D shore hardness. Shore hardness is a very common attribute that...

Company name: Caster Concepts
Published On: Wednesday August 02nd, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> HOSES & TUBING
Decoding Tubing Material Solutions for Food and Beverage Dispensing

From the ubiquitous hand-pump for ketchup on French fries or cheese on nachos, to peristaltic pumps for ice cream and slushies, types of food and beverage dispensing equipment vary. Products dispensed by this equipment also vary, and include everything from alcohol and soft drinks to dairy, juice, coffee and condiments. Many of these product...

Company name: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
Published On: Friday August 04th, 2017

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Dow Chemical Co. Headquarters Opens in Midland, Michigan

The Dow Chemical Co.'s new Global Dow Center has opened in Midland in central Michigan. KIRCO developed the 184,390-square-foot property, and is also constructing a 20,000-square-foot H. H. Dow Visitors and Heritage Center. Demolition of Dow's former Willard H. Dow 2020 building began in June 2015, which made way for the October 2015 groundbreaking...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Wednesday August 02nd, 2017

 
Johns Manville Named Insulate America's Supplier of the Year

Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company and leading building products manufacturer, announced it was named "Supplier of the Year" by Insulate America, Inc., the nation's largest insulation contractor association. JM proudly received this same honor in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Insulate America's "Supplier of the Year" award recognizes...

Company name: Johns Manville
Published On: Thursday August 03rd, 2017

 
Linde further advances its partnership with Wanhua Chemical Group with an additional investment of...

The Linde Group, a world leading industrial gases and engineering company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Wanhua Chemical Group ("Wanhua Chemical"), the world's largest producer of isocyanate (MDI), to expand the supply of gas to Phase II of Wanhua Chemical's Yantai operations. Under the new agreement, Linde will invest...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
Concentrol opts for a new warehouse management system

In an effort to optimize all processes through innovation, Concentrol now works with a new warehouse management system called TWO, which brings process automation and quality improvement, and reduces human errors. After a few months optimizing it, it is now fully operational.This new system aims to ratify that each movement within the warehouse...

Company name: Productos Concentrol
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
Polytek Development Corp. Announces Acquisition of Raw Material Suppliers

Polytek Development Corp., a manufacturer of specialty polymers including polyurethane elastomers and casting resins, silicones, epoxies, and latex, has announced today the acquisition of Raw Material Suppliers, a distributor of private-labeled RTV silicone, urethane, mold release, and adhesive products. The acquisition was assisted by MPE Partners...

Company name: Polytek Development
Published On: Tuesday July 25th, 2017

 
Strong second-quarter earnings for Covestro

After a successful start to 2017, the second quarter continued to be positive for Covestro. Ongoing robust demand for polymer materials led to a year-on-year improvement in utilization of available capacities for the industry as well as for Covestro. The result was a sharp increase of 56.5% in EBITDA and 110.4% in net income. At the same time, core...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Sunday July 23rd, 2017

 
Germany's Covestro mulls expansions, specialty acquisitions

Covestro is mulling more capacity expansions on the back of strong demand and due to the healthy free cash flows it expects to generate in coming years, which equally "could be used" to acquire specialty chemicals firms, executives at the German chemical major said on Tuesday.Covestro said earlier in the day its second-quarter had more than double...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
PEOPLE
Appointment of Laurent Peyronneau, Managing Director of Coatex

Effective July 1st 2017, Laurent Peyronneau is being appointed Managing Director of Coatex.Laurent Peyronneau, 46, graduated from Ecole Centrale of Lyon in Material Sciences. In 1996 he took up the post of Sales Manager at Cray Valley, a subsidiary of the Total group supplying raw materials and additives to the Coatings, Inks and Adhesives...

Company name: Coatex
Published On: Saturday August 05th, 2017

 
Personnel Changes at Max Machinery

After 31 years providing customers with trustworthy, committed, and friendly service, our Marketing and Sales Manager, Mr. Paul Hock, is retiring on July 28th. To Paul we say; thank you very much, you will be missed.Promoting to the Global Sales Manager position as of July 31st is Mr. David Scharer. He has been serving us in the Sales Engineer role...

Company name: Max Machinery, Inc
Published On: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

 
PPG names Millikin global business director, aerospace sealants and packaging

PPG today announced that it has named Sam Millikin global platform business director for aerospace sealants and packaging and a member of PPG's aerospace business leadership team. Millikin succeeds John Sands, who retired after a 32-year career.Millikin began his PPG career in 1989 at the former La Porte, Texas, chemicals plant. He moved to the...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Tuesday July 25th, 2017

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
OSHA Launches Application To Electronically Submit Injury And Illness Data

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration launched the Injury Tracking Application (ITA). The Web-based form allows employers to electronically submit required injury and illness data from their completed 2016 OSHA Form 300A. The application will be accessible from the ITA webpage.Last month, OSHA published a notice of proposed rulemaking...

Company name: the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Published On: Wednesday August 02nd, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Foaming of polyisocyanate/active hydrogen-containing compound reaction product

A composition is provided comprising 55 to 75 wt % Z-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene and 45 to 25 wt % E-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene, the combined weight of these isomers totaling 100 wt %, along with a process comprising forming a foamed reaction product obtained by reacting polyisocyanate with active hydrogen-containing compound such as...

Company name: The Chemours Company
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Use of z-hfo-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene in high temperature foaming application

The present invention provides a process comprising reacting polyisocyanate with active hydrogen-containing compound in the presence of Z-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene at a temperature of at least 135.degree. F. (57.2.degree. C.) or a temperature of 135.degree. F. (57.2.degree. C.) to 150.degree. F. (65.6.degree. C.) to obtain as a result...

Company name: The Chemours Company
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> METAL
Polyurethanes made with copper catalysts

Polyisocyanate-based polymers are formed by curing a reaction mixture containing at least one polyisocyanate and at least one isocyanate-reactive compound having at least two isocyanate-reactive groups in the presence of a copper catalyst that contains at least one copper atom associated with a polydentate ligand that contains at least one...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Use of urethane alcohols for preparation of polyether polyols

The present invention relates to a process for preparing polyether polyols by addition of alkylene oxides onto H-functional starter substances, characterized in that at least one urethane alcohol of formula (II) where R.sup.1 is linear or branched C.sub.2 to C.sub.24-alkylene which may optionally be interrupted by heteroatoms such as O, S or N and...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Method for producing isocyanate

A method for producing an isocyanate, comprising: a carbamation step of generating an N-substituted carbamate from an organic primary amine, urea and an organic hydroxy compound according to a carbamation reaction, and then recovering a first gaseous phase component containing the urea and/or a compound having a carbonyl group derived from the...

Company name: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp
Published On: Tuesday July 25th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Aliphatic polycarbonate-polyurethane composition and aliphatic polycarbonate-polyurethane resin

Provided are an aliphatic polycarbonate-polyurethane composition and an aliphatic polycarbonate-polyurethane polymer using the same.

Company name: SK innovation
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Aqueous ink-jet inks containing amphoteric polyurethane as binder

The present disclosure provides aqueous ink-jet inks having improved stability containing an aqueous vehicle, a colorant, and an amphoteric polyurethane as a binder. The amphoteric polyurethane contains a plurality of tertiary amine groups derived from an amine-containing monomer, and a plurality of anionic acid groups.

Company name: E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Aqueous polyurethane - vinyl polymer hybrid dispersions

The invention relates to aqueous polyurethane-vinyl polymer hybrid dispersions comprising, as building blocks, hydrophobically modified hydroxy-functional polyesters A, acids B that have further groups which react with isocyanates under formation of urethanes, ureas, or thiourethanes, compounds G having only one hydroxyl group, and one or more...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RESIN-COATED PROPPANT
Proppant

A proppant comprises a particle and a polycarbodiimide coating disposed on the particle. The polycarbodiimide coating comprises the reaction product of an isocyanate reacted in the presence of a phospholene oxide catalyst. A method of forming the proppant comprises the steps of providing the particle, providing the isocyanate, providing the...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Tuesday July 25th, 2017

 
Proppant

A proppant comprises a particle and a polycarbodiimide coating disposed on the particle. The polycarbodiimide coating comprises the reaction product of a polymeric isocyanate and a monomeric isocyanate, in the presence of a catalyst. A method of forming the proppant comprises the steps of providing the particle, providing the polymeric isocyanate,...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> IMPLANTABLE DEVICES
Biostable polyurethanes

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

Company name: AorTech Biomaterial
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> ADHESIVES
Polyurea-based fabric glue

The present invention relates to a polyurea system, the use of such a polyurea system for sealing, linking, gluing, or covering of cellular tissue, and a dosing system having two chambers for a polyurea system such as this. The polyurea system comprises as components: A) an isocyanate-functioning prepolymer, which can be derived by reacting...

Company name: Adhesys
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Use of a combination of polyurethane-2/polymethyl methacrylates and polyvinylpyrrolidone

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for fixing hair or for temporarily shaping keratinous fibers, in particular, human hair, with which composition an excellent resistance to humidity is achieved, wherein the composition includes a combination of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and polyurethene-polyacrylate hybrid polymer.

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> SKIN CARE
Polyurethane urea solutions for cosmetic compositions

The invention relates to a method for producing a cosmetic composition, comprising at least one polyurethane urea which does not contain any ionically hydrophilizing groups and is dissolved in a solvent or solvent mixture, wherein the solvent consists of one or more monohydroxy-functional alcohol(s), or a solvent mixture that consists of organic...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> NAIL CARE
Polyurethane urea solutions for nail varnish compositions

The present invention relates to a process for producing a nail varnish composition, characterized in that at least one polyurethane urea which has no ionically hydrophilizing groups and has been dissolved in a solvent or solvent mixture is used, the solvent comprising one or more monohydroxy-functional alcohols or being a solvent mixture...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FOAMS
Combination foam

The combination foam comprises a matrix composed of polyurethane foam and foamed particles of thermoplastic polyurethane comprised therein, where matrix and particles are each made up of polyol components and polyisocyanate components, wherein at least 50% by weight of the basic building blocks forming the polyol component of the matrix and...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Polyurethane foam with reduced formaldehyde and acrolein emissions

A polyurethane foam with reduced formaldehyde and acrolein emissions, which is manufactured from a polyol system including polyol, a foam stabilizer, a foaming agent, and a liquid aldehyde reducing agent.

Company name: Hyundai-Kia Motors R&D Division
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Non isocyanate polyurethane foams

A curable isocyanate free formulation for preparing a polyurethane foam. The formulation includes a compound A chosen from multifunctional cyclic carbonates of a formula (I) or a mixture thereof, a compound B chosen from multifunctional cyclic carbonates containing oxyalkylene groups --OR3- of a formula (II) or a mixture thereof, a compound C...

Company name: Faurecia
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Polyisocyanate composition for producing flexible polyurethane foam, and flexible polyurethane foam...

Provided are: an isocyanate composition for producing a flexible foam that has good vibration absorption as a result of having a low rebound resilience rate and a low hysteresis loss rate even in a low-density area; a composition for forming a flexible foam in which the isocyanate composition is used; and a flexible foam production method in which...

Company name: Tosoh
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Inherent flame retardant rigid polyurethane foam

The present invention provides a kind of inherent flame retardant rigid polyurethane foam. The production formula comprises 100 to 105 pbw of polyether polyol and reactive phosphorus-containing flame retardant, 2.5 to 3.5 pbw of amine catalyst, 0.8 to 2.5 pbw of tertiary amine catalyst, 0.8 to 2.5 pbw of foam stabilizer, 0.5 to 1.5 pbw of blowing...

Company name: Xiamen University
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> POLYISOCYANURATE FOAMS
Method for producing a hard polyurethane-polyisocyanurate foamed material

The present invention relates to a process for producing a rigid polyurethane-polyisocyanurate foam C, comprising the step of reacting (i) an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer B with (ii) an activator component A comprising at least one trimerization catalyst A1 and at least one blowing agent A3 in a reaction mixture to form a foam, characterized in...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Coating system, a method of applying the coating system and an article comprising the coating system...

A coating system comprising an epoxy coating layer prepared from an epoxy formulation which comprises an epoxy resin; a curing agent with no more than 4.5 wt % free amine based on a weight solids of the curing agent; and an adjacent layer prepared from a non-isocyanate polyurethane formulation wherein the epoxy formulation and/or non-isocyanate...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Low temperature curing coating composition and use thereof

The present disclosure is directed to process for forming a coating layer curable at ambient temperature. This disclosure is further directed to a process for forming a coating layer using a coating composition comprising a crosslinkable component and a crosslinking component that comprises: (a) one or more alkylated melamines that are essentially...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Oxirane (ethylene oxide) polyurethane coatings

The present invention relates to hydrophilic, i.e., water loving coatings (hereafter referred to as "WLC"). Polyurethane epoxy alkylene oxide coatings usable as coatings on for example, medical devices are a preferred WLC.

Company name: Lake Region Manufacturing
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Silicone polyurea

Novel polyurea siloxane coating compositions are contemplated, the compositions being the reaction products of isocyanate prepolymers and resin blends, with the resin blends containing siloxane copolymers in addition to conventional polyurea monomer and polymer resin reactants. Specifically, it has been found that reaction products having superior...

Company name: SuperSkinSystems
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
Silicone polyurea

Novel polyurea siloxane coating compositions are contemplated, the compositions being the reaction products of isocyanate prepolymers and resin blends, with the resin blends containing siloxane copolymers in addition to conventional polyurea monomer and polymer resin reactants. Specifically, it has been found that reaction products having superior...

Company name: SuperSkinSystems
Published On: Tuesday July 25th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FILMS
Heat- and light-curable coating composition and coating film formation method, water pressure...

The present invention provides: a heat- and light-curable coating composition which is suitable as a top clear coat for plastic molded articles for automobiles or household electric appliances or for plastic molded articles having a water pressure transfer print layer; a coating film formation method using the coating composition; and a water...

Company name: Origin Electric Company
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
Method of forming a multi-layer paint film

A method of forming multi-layer paint films comprises forming a first base paint film, wherein an aqueous first base paint (A) is coated over an object; forming a second base paint film wherein a second aqueous base paint (B) is coated over the uncured first base paint film; forming a clear paint film wherein a clear paint (C) is coated over the...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Urethane adhesive

Provided is an adhesive composition comprising (A) one or more polyisocyanate and (B) one or more polymeric polyol, wherein said polymeric polyol is a reaction product of (I) a polyol initiator, wherein said polyol initiator is a reaction product of (a) one or more dihydroxy tertiary amine compound, and (b) a polyhydroxy alcohol, and (II) one or...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> PRESSURE SENSITIVE
Extrudable pressure sensitive non-black adhesive composition and methods for preparing the same

A pressure-sensitive adhesive polymeric composition comprising the blend or reaction product of butyl rubber, an olefinic polymer component, filler that includes titanium dioxide, and an unfunctionalized phenolic resin, where the composition is devoid of isocyanate or isocyanate residue.

Company name: Firestone Building Products
Published On: Tuesday July 25th, 2017

 
Extrudable pressure sensitive non-black adhesive composition and methods for preparing the same

A pressure-sensitive adhesive polymeric composition comprising the blend or reaction product of butyl rubber, an olefinic polymer component, filler that includes titanium dioxide, and an unfunctionalized phenolic resin, where the composition is devoid of isocyanate or isocyanate residue.

Company name: Firestone Building Products
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> HOT-MELT
Hot melt adhesive and method of forming the same

A hot melt adhesive (HMA), which is solid at room temperature, comprises the reaction product of 5 to 25% by weight of an isocyanate component having an NCO content of from about 20 to about 50% by weight, 75 to 85% by weight of a polyester, and 1 to 10% by weight of a hydroxy-polymer having an OH number of from about 40 to about 50. A method of...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> FILM
Semi-ipn polyurethane/polyurea protective films

Briefly, the present disclosure provides a film, tape or outer layer of a composite part comprising: a) at least one layer comprising a crosslinked polymer selected from the group consisting of crosslinked polyurethane, crosslinked polyurea, and crosslinked mixed polyurethane/polyurea polymer; and in some embodiments b) an adhesive layer. In some...

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
Polyesters, polyurethanes, elastomers, processes for manufacturing polyesters and processes for...

Provided is a starting material for polyurethanes having excellent hydrolysis resistance and heat resistance, especially heat aging resistance. Further provided is polyurethanes and elastomers obtained by using the polyesters, as well as processes for manufacturing the polyesters and processes for manufacturing the polyurethanes. The polyester...

Company name: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> GELS
In-situ gelatinous triblock copolymer elastomers in latex foams

Combinations of gelatinous elastomer and polyurethane foam may be made by introducing a plasticized A-B-A triblock copolymer resin and/or an A-B diblock copolymer resin into a mixture of polyurethane foam forming components including a polyol and an isocyanate. The plasticized copolymer resin is polymerized to form the gelatinous elastomer in-situ...

Company name: Peterson Chemical Technology
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Temperature regulating polyurethane gels

A method for the production of a temperature regulating polyurethane gel composition and corresponding articles includes fatty acid esters as a phase change material (PCM) directly incorporated in the fluid phase of a polyurethane gel without encapsulation. The liquid or melted PCM is solved in the polyol component of the gel and is able to...

Company name: Technogel
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> EXPANDABLE TPU
Expanded thermoplastic polyurethane beads and preparation method and application thereof

The present invention relates to expanded thermoplastic polyurethane beads, a preparation method for same, and an application thereof. The expanded thermoplastic polyurethane beads consists of components of the following parts by weight: 100 parts of a thermoplastic polyurethane, 1-10 parts of a cell size stabilizer, and 1-35 parts of a melt...

Company name: Miracll Chemicals
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Production and use of new thermoplastic polyurethane elastomers based on polyether carbonate polyols...

The invention relates to a method for producing a thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer based on polyether carbonate polyols. The method comprises a first step, in which at least A) an organic diisocyanate and B) a polyol having a number-average molecular weight Mn>=500 and =60 and =0.9:1 and

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Thermoplastic polyurethane compositions, articles, and methods thereof

Disclosed herein are improved thermoplastic polyurethane compositions, articles, and related methods. These compositions include aliphatic thermoplastic polyurethanes having a hard segment content ranging from 57 percent to 80 percent by weight. The hard coat compositions have a Shore D hardness of at least 70 and can display an Elongation at Break...

Company name: 3M innovative Company
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Thermoplastic polyurethane with high heat resistance

The present invention relates to novel thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) compositions that contain alkylene substituted spirocyclic compounds as chain extender and polycarbonate polyol. The present invention provides for TPUs which exhibit high temperature resistance.

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FOAMS
Composite material including rigid foam with inorganic fillers

A composite material includes, in an exemplary embodiment a polyurethane foam and a plurality of inorganic particles dispersed therein. The polyurethane foam is formed from a reaction mixture that includes a first polyether polyol having a first molecular weight and a functionality of about 3 or less, a second polyether polyol having a second...

Company name: CertainTeed
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
Heat composite system based on polyurethane rigid foam for building facades

The present invention relates to a process for the production of a composite element. The process includes (i) provision of an outer layer with an uncoated surface and a coated surface coated at least partially with a composition (B) including at least one inorganic material, (ii) treatment of the uncoated surface of the outer layer and (iii)...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FILMS
Embossed and hot-melt laminated multilayer composite film

A multi-layered composite film is provided that includes immediately consecutive and mutually bonded layers A-B-C: A: on the visible side, a polymer layer comprising 1 to 100% by weight of extrudable thermoplastic polyurethane-containing polymer and/or ionomer; B: a tie layer comprising one or more modified plastics for the tie; C: on the substrate...

Company name: Profol Kunststoffe
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Insulation moulding and method for its manufacture

A cavity between inner and outer walls of an open-box-shaped mold is filled with a polyurethane reaction mixture, containing an isocyanate and an emulsion of an isocyanate-reactive composition with three polyols and a blowing agent, which is cured to a polyurethane containing polymer. The inner and outer wall are a fixed distance from one another...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Tuesday July 25th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SOUND INSULATION
Multilayer dash isolation pad having superior formability and sound absorption performance

The present invention provides a multilayer dash isolation pad having superior formability and sound absorption performance. The multilayer dash isolation pad includes a decoupler and a sound absorption and insulation layer. The decoupler is a soft felt manufactured from urethane foam or octalobal cross-section fiber, and the sound absorption and...

Company name: Hyundai Motor Company
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> DEVELOPING ROLLER
Developing roller, process cartridge, image forming apparatus and image forming method

Provided is a developing roller including a shaft body, an elastic layer formed on an external circumference of the shaft body, and a surface layer formed on an external circumference of the elastic layer. The surface layer is formed of polyurethane containing a reaction product of a fluoroethylene vinyl ether copolymer and an isocyanurate form of...

Company name: Ricoh
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> DOCTOR BLADES / CLEANING BLADES
Cleaning blade

The present disclosure provides a cleaning blade (2) that prevents toner from slipping through the cleaning blade in a long time use. The cleaning blade (2) is used to remove residual toner remaining on a surface of a counterpart member (1) in an electrophotographic image forming device by sliding contact with the counterpart member (1). The...

Company name: Sumitomo Riko Company
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS
Eyewear material, eyewear frame, and eyewear

The eyewear material is an eyewear material containing thermoplastic polyurethane. The eyewear material has a tan .delta. peak at both less than 0.degree. C. and 0.degree. C. or more and 70.degree. C. or less observed in dynamic viscoelasticity measurement in tensile mode under the measurement conditions of a temperature increase speed of 5.degree....

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS>> LENS
Lightfast polyurethane compositions

The present invention relates to a composition comprising 10 to 50 wt.-% of at least one polyisocyanate a-1) based on hexamethylene diisocyanate, comprising at least one oligomeric polyisocyanate based on hexamethylene diisocyanate and optionally monomeric hexamethylene diisocyanate and 50 to 90 wt.-% of at least one polyisocyanate a-2) based on...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Flame-Retardant Flexible Polyurethane Foams with Highly Efficient Melamine Salt

A highly efficient flame-retardant melamine salt (DPPMA) was synthesized from diphenylphosphinic acid (DPPA) and melamine (MA). The chemical structure of DPPMA was characterized by Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, and elemental analysis, and the thermal degradation behavior was...

Company name: Sichuan University
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU FOR 3D PRINTING
A preliminary study of cushion properties of a 3D printed thermoplastic polyurethane Kelvin foam

The cells in conventional packaging foams have random size and orientation, and the energy-absorbing behaviour of these foams is determined by the collective contribution of different sizes of cells. In contrast to the random nature of stochastic foams, 3D printing technologies allow engineers to design and produce foams having engineered cellular...

Company name: Rochester Institute of Technology
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
A miniature bird-borne passive air sampler for monitoring halogenated flame retardants.

Birds have been used intensively as biomonitors of halogenated flame retardants (HFRs), and several studies have reported elevated tissue concentrations and inter-individual variability for these contaminants. While diet is known to be an important exposure pathway for HFRs in birds, it has been suggested that exposure through air may represent an...

Company name: Universite du Quebec à Montreal
Published On: Sunday August 06th, 2017

 
 

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