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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS
Redelease launches high-performance semi-permanent mold release agent

Ycon CR8 was developed by the English company Marbocote exclusively for the Brazilian marketrelease agent Ycon CR8. Developed by the English company Marbocote, an European leader in mold release technologies, the Ycon CR8 is characterized by its excellent performance and ease of application."The Ycon CR8 quickly reacts on the surface of the mold,...

Company name: Redelease
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS>> ALCOHOL BASED (DIOL)
Ashland declares force majeure in Europe on 1.4 butanediol, tetrahydrofuran and formaldehyde after...

Ashland today announced it has declared a force majeure in Europe on 1.4 butanediol (BDO), tetrahydrofuran (THF) and formaldehyde as a result of a fire at its manufacturing facility in Marl, Germany, that led to the shutdown of production operations on August 10.Production has been suspended while an investigation into the cause and extent of the...

Company name: Ashland
Published On: Tuesday August 15th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
PTT explores possibility of propylene oxide, polyether polyols complex in Thailand

PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) signed two head of agreements (HoAs), to jointly perform engineering study for potential development of Propylene Oxide (PO) 200 KTA with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and to jointly perform engineering study for potential development of Polyether Polyols (Polyols) 130 KTA with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Sanyo...

Company name: PTT Global Chemical
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> MDI
BorsodChem declares force majeure

Due to an unforeseen technical problem at one critical raw material supplier, BorsodChem is forced to stop production at its MDI plant in Kazincbarcika, Hungary. Meanwhile the Chlorine/Caustic soda production in the site is also impacted.As a consequence BorsodChem regrets to declare Force Majeure on the deliveries of all MDI products and...

Company name: Wanhua-BorsodChem
Published On: Wednesday August 16th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> TDI
Sadara, the World's Largest Chemicals Complex Built in a Single Phase, Commemorates Commissioning of...

Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and The Dow Chemical Company, today celebrates the commissioning of the last of its 26 plants - an isocyanates section currently producing crude quantities of toluene di isocyanate (TDI) and other specialty chemicals.The landmark commissioning milestone was celebrated in the...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Wednesday August 16th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> ALIPHATIC
Evonik increases prices for Vestanat and Vestagon

Evonik announced that it is increasing the global prices for its aliphatic diisocyanates and derivatives, offered under the brand names Vestanat and Vestagon.The price adjustment is up to 10 % with immediate effect or as existing contracts permit. The measure is the result of higher costs for personnel, maintenance, regulatory affairs and...

Company name: Evonik Industries
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Electrolube Showcase Specialist Resins and Thermal Interface Solutions at Electronex Australia

Electrolube, the established global manufacturer of electro-chemicals, will showcase some specialist encapsulation resin systems and thermal management materials for Australia's LED manufacturers at this year's Electronex, held at Melbourne Park Function Centre, Melbourne, Australia, from 6-7 September. Visitors are welcome to visit their stand B15...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Wednesday August 16th, 2017

 
Resins: Cutting Though the Technical Jargon

You only have to visit my company's website to find out that resins come in many forms, with a list of properties that would challenge even a chemist graduate. Well, I do appreciate that most PCB manufacturers have little time to dwell on the subtleties-they just want a resin that will do the job. But with so many products on offer, how do you find...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Electrolube Showcase New Protection Solutions at Productronica India 2017

Electrolube, the leading manufacturer of electro-chemicals for the electronics, automotive, LED and industrial manufacturing industries, will be exhibiting and presenting at India's leading electronics event, Productronica India, on stand 1019 at the Pragati Maidan Conference and Exhibition Grounds, New Dehli, September 14-16 2017. New products...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
New Odorless Biosolvent Containing Urethane Nobake Binder Steadily Increasing in Popularity

Urethane Nobake binders have been a popular binder choice for sand nobake foundries for decades. Foundries will choose this type of binder system to maintain a high production environment, flexibility in production rates, high mold-strengths fast, reclaimable spent sand, easy to use, and reasonably good casting quality. Unfortunately, the vast...

Company name: United Erie
Published On: Wednesday August 16th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> 3D PRINTING
3D printing is booming

China's many industries, fields of human endeavor utilize a well-developed ecosystem to embrace the new technologyMedical, automotive, machinery, consumer electronics, aviation, toys, home decor, even art ... it appears there is not an industry, sector or field of human endeavor in China that has not been touched by the revolutionary...

Company name: Medprin Regenerative Medical Technologies
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
SSPC Issues One New Standard, Revises Second

The Society for Protective Coatings has released one new standard-moisture determination on commercial coating projects-and revised another, pertaining to polyurethanes.Guide to Moisture DeterminationThe new publication, SSPC Guide 23, Field Methods for the Determination of Moisture in Concrete and Masonry Walls and Ceilings, EIFS and Stucco, is a...

Company name: The Society for Protective Coatings
Published On: Tuesday August 08th, 2017

 
The future is green - for the coatings industry too!

The nation of carmakers is shocked. A court in the south of the country has ruled in favour of a diesel driving ban. From 2018 many diesel cars will be banned from the roads of Stuttgart. Other German cities are sure to follow and other European cities have already imposed bans in the city centres. I believe this will also provide a boost for...

Company name: European-coatings.com
Published On: Tuesday August 08th, 2017

 
Axalta Showcases Imron High Performance Commercial Vehicle Coatings at Bus Expo 2017 in China

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will display its Imron high performance coating for the heavy-duty and commercial automotive sector at the Bus Expo 2017 which begins today and runs through August 11. Held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, the exhibition is the largest, most distinguished...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Friday August 11th, 2017

 
Urethane Coating Made for High-Performance Systems

A new urethane coating from Induron Protective Coatings (Birmingham, Alabama) is designed to provide an automotive-grade gloss and appearance in aggressive applications, from railcars to oil and gas equipment. According to the company, Indurethane Monarch HS is formulated to increase productivity with easy application and fast dry speed. Induron...

Company name: Induron Protective Coatings
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Walk Tall with Anti-Slip Flooring!

It's no secret that health and safety is a major concern for businesses worldwide, but the cause of most injuries in the workplace might surprise you - the common slip or trip.Often overlooked as minor incidents, these pose very real threats to the well-being of employees and the general public, as they can also lead to other more serious types of...

Company name: Flowcrete
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
Protect Your Floors With UV-Stable Polyurea Top Coats

It's summer time, and the sunlight doesn't just heat up your job site, it can discolor your floor coating over time - if it's covered with a non-UV stable top coat like epoxy.All sunlight includes about 10% ultraviolet (UV) light, electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths shorter than visible light but longer than x-rays.Despite the addition of UV...

Company name: Citadel Floor Finishing Systems
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
The Future Looks Green: Why VOC Compliance is Better for Your Customers and Team

Green Building is the wave of the future. More and more customers want environmentally-friendly services, from commercial clients vying for LEEDS certification of "green" facilities to residential clients concerned about the health and safety of their children and pets. If you want to stay relevant in today's market, green is the way to go -...

Company name: Citadel Floor Finishing Systems
Published On: Wednesday August 16th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
SPFA Releases Statement Speaking Against CA DTSC Decision on SPF

The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the educational and technical voice of the Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) industry, released a statement opposing the proposal by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to designate Spray Polyurethane Foam products containing unreacted methylene diphenyl diisocyanates (MDI) as a...

Company name: The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
Published On: Tuesday August 15th, 2017

 
What Are VOCs?

When you first start to do your research into insulation, spray foam insulation is a product that can leave you with more questions than answers. Are all spray foam insulation products equal? Which products perform better than others? What are VOCs? Do I have to worry about VOCs with the spray foam insulation I've chosen? In this article, you'll...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Friday August 11th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POWDER COATINGS
Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Plascoat Systems Limited

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced today that it has acquired Plascoat Systems Limited, a leading supplier of thermoplastic powder coatings, from its parent company, International Process Technologies (IPT) Ltd. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Established in 1952,...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Monday August 14th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Chemique Adhesives will be showcasing their comprehensive range at FURNICA in Poland

Chemique Adhesives, a leading manufacturer of industrial adhesives and sealants will be showcasing their comprehensive range of products on the Gaber stand at FURNICA in Poland. The international trade fair of components for furniture production takes place from the 12th to 15th September 2017 in Poznan, Poland and visitors to the Gaber stand will...

Company name: Chemique Adhesives
Published On: Monday August 14th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> LAMINATES
Chempoint, the Dow Chemical Company launch new website

ChemPoint.com, a subsidiary of Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), and a leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine chemicals, launched of a new website: LaminatingAdhesiveProducts.com. The new site, developed in collaboration with The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), enhances customer acquaintance and education with regard to Dow's...

Company name: Dow Laminating Adhesive
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> WATER-BASED
Chemique Adhesives Launches ProAqua Water-Based Adhesives for Instant Bonding, Increased...

American Panel of Ocala, Fla., USA knows how important it is to use quality products in their business. So when they were having challenges with an adhesive product that caused their refrigerator panels to delaminate, they turned to a leading adhesive manufacturer, Chemique Adhesives.American Panel has been using Chemique's Solfre 2 two-component...

Company name: Chemique Adhesives
Published On: Tuesday August 15th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> CAST ELASTOMERS
It Did What? 5 Secrets About Food Grade Urethane

Manufacturers in the food processing industries can benefit from the versatility of urethane elastomer components - i.e., food grade urethane.A wide range of material properties can be obtained using the FDA approved materials' compounds.Prepolymers in the form of TDI Ethers, TDI Esters, MDI Ethers and MDI Esters can all be processed for both wet...

Company name: Gallagher
Published On: Monday August 14th, 2017

 
Polyurethane Temperature Limits

■ Low-Temperature PerformanceOne particular area where molded polyurethane excels is its resistance to cold temperatures.Molded polyurethane remains flexible at low temperatures and possesses outstanding resistance to thermal shock. Many of the polyurethanes used here at Gallagher do not become brittle at temperatures below -80DEGF (-62DEGC)...

Company name: Gallagher
Published On: Monday August 14th, 2017

 
Neuthane 122 and Neuthane 2192LV (Notedome, UK) - New products in OSV range

OSV presents new products in their range of polymers. These materials are produced by Notedome company (UK). ■ Neuthane 122 - liquid hot cast TDI based polyurethane elastomer with 72 - 78A Shore hardness. Prepolymer can be processed with liquid hardener Neuthane CA6 or TDI 300, as well as with MOCA granules. Typical use of this material...

Company name: Notedome
Published On: Tuesday August 15th, 2017

 
Principles of Bonding Cast Polyurethane to Metals

New video available from Gallagher's own "Polyurethane Guys" on the Principles of Bonding Cast Polyurethane to Metals.

Company name: Gallagher
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
A&T researchers devise new uses for old ash

In what would be one of the great ironies of modern science, roadside utility poles someday might be made of coal ash dredged from the storage ponds that have so plagued Duke Energy and other power companies nationwide.Researchers at N.C. A&T are continuing their work with the power-plant pollutant and have settled on large structural pieces,...

Company name: North Carolina AT&T
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> NANOMATERIALS
The Next Big Technology Could Be Nanomaterials

When 3M introduced Scotch tape in 1930, at the start of the Great Depression, it was a remarkably apt product for a scrimping and saving population - and an extraordinary advance. By combining two recent discoveries, masking tape and DuPont's impermeable cellophane, 3M scientists had produced a clear, clean, inexpensive binding device, useful for...

Company name:
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Cannon sustains exponential growth of polyurethane equipment business in region

Asia has emerged as the fastest growth market for Cannon - the world-leading specialist in polyurethane and reactive polymer technologies and equipment.A diversified group with an expansive global footprint, Cannon has adopted a localised management approach to establish a trusted legacy across geographically vast and culturally diverse Asia....

Company name: Cannon Far East
Published On: Tuesday August 15th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
How to Insulate a Crawl Space Effectively

The issue of how to insulate a crawl space effectively is one that has plagued homeowners and contractors for as long as there have been crawl spaces. It's a completely different set of problems that faces a home with a crawl space, as opposed to a basement, and not everyone understands those problems, or why they exist. Let's try to break that...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Tuesday August 15th, 2017

 
PIR insulation in conjunction with Aluminum Composite Material with limited combustibility filler...

In the latest test results issued by DCLG, PIR (polyisocyanurate) insulation in conjunction with a wall cladding system, consisting of Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) with a limited combustibility filler (category 1 in screening tests) has comfortably passed the full-scale BS 8414 fire test and is cleared to be used in buildings above 18...

Company name: The British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
What Is R-Value?

If there's one phrase you hear mentioned a lot while you're looking at what insulation to purchase for your home, it's R-value. But what is R-value? Do you actually know? If you've been unsure until now, read on.What does the "R" stand for, anyway?It's a great question. The R actually stands for "resistance," as in an insulating material's ability...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SOUND INSULATION
New Acoustic Foam Hoodliner Materials Help Achieve Customer Goals for Acoustics and Lightweighting

New SPECFLEX polyurethane systems from Dow Automotive Systems can be customized to meet under-the-hood performance requirements while balancing weight and processing targets. In addition to offering sound absorption, barrier and/or damping qualities for hoodliners, SPECFLEX provides customized flammability and fast-curing systems to enable...

Company name: Dow Automotive
Published On: Tuesday August 08th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MARINE>> BOAT BUMPERS
Plan Tech selected to produce urethane bumpers in high volume for a boat manufacturer

Plan Tech selected to produce urethane bumpers in high volume for a boat manufacturer. After material testing urethane was the best choice for this application per our customer's specification. Urethane boat bumpers will absorb an impact and return to its original size even after years of abuse. The boat manufacturer designs boats for shipping...

Company name: Plan Tech
Published On: Tuesday August 08th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> TOOLING AND MODELING BOARDS
DUNA-USA to Debut BLACK CORINTHO 400DEGF, High-Temperature, Low-CTE Tooling Board at CAMX Orlando,...

DUNA-USA, Inc. will debut its BLACK CORINTHO HT 800 high-temperature tooling board at booth # G75 at the industry leading CAMX Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, held September 12-14 at the Orlando Convention Center. The BLACK CORINTHO HT 800 offers ground-breaking low CTE at temperatures up to 400DEGF, coupled with a high-thermal conductivity...

Company name: The DUNA Group
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> SEALS
Trelleborg's New Polyurethane Materials Meet Future Standards

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches its polyurethane materials, Zurcon Z53 and Zurcon Z54, which conform to the latest EU REACH environmental standards coming into force from November 2017. In addition, they meet customers' requirements for higher operating temperatures.REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation,...

Company name: Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Published On: Tuesday August 15th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> CASTER & WHEELS
CW Ultra Wheel Designed for ERGONOMICS

The CW Ultra wheel features a round thread that makes turning or starting with or without a heavy load a simple task.The CW Ultra wheel offered by Caster Works Inc. is made of innovative specially formulated polyurethane that reduces vibration in the wheel resulting in a quieter ride and less wear and tear on the casters, caster wheels and cargo....

Company name: Caster Works
Published On: Monday August 14th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR
Good shoes take you good places - the rise of bio-based footwear

More shoes, more problems? Global shoe consumption grows continuously and brings with it environmental impacts during production and disposal. But bio-based, biodegradable and recycled footwear can now help you to reduce your environmental footprint!Global footwear consumption is projected to grow by more than 5% per year and reach 40 billion pairs...

Company name: Media agency for European innovation
Published On: Tuesday August 15th, 2017

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Recticel to build new production site in Finland

Recticel announced that its Insulation division plans to invest about EUR 23 million in a new greenfield production site in Finland. The facility will produce rigid polyurethane foam panels for thermal insulation for the construction sector in the Nordic region (Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and the Baltic countries). Start of production is...

Company name: Recticel
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
BASF acquires filament producer Innofil3D

BASF New Business has acquired 100% of the filament producer Innofil3D, headquartered in Emmen, Netherlands. Approval from antitrust authorities is not required. "With this acquisition, BASF is moving one step further along the value chain and can now provide not only plastic granulate for 3D printing but also the next processing level: the...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Sunday August 20th, 2017

 
Conzzeta sells stake in US joint venture to Woodbridge

The Swiss Conzzeta Group announced the sale of its 51 % stake in the US joint venture Woodbridge FoamPartner Company, Chattanooga, TN, USA, to The Woodbridge Group and the signing of a supply contract. According to Conzzeta, this move will simplify access to the North American market for the FoamPartner business unit.The joint venture, founded in...

Company name: Conzzeta Group
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Congressman Drew Ferguson Visits Atlas Polyiso Manufacturing Facility

The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) was pleased to join Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-GA) on a recent visit to an Atlas Roofing Corporation Polyiso manufacturing facility in LaGrange, GA. The tour included an overview of the Polyiso manufacturing process, a summary of product usage and information about the importance of...

Company name: The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association
Published On: Thursday August 17th, 2017

 
Wanhua & BorsodChem attends the European Adhesive and Sealant Conference & Expo

The European Adhesive and Sealant Conference & Expo, organized by FEICA will be held in Sardinia, Italy from 13th to 15th September, 2017. The conference is firmly established as the number one event for Europe's adhesive and sealant industry, providing essential insights into the key issues affecting the industry and networking opportunities...

Company name: Wanhua-BorsodChem
Published On: Monday August 14th, 2017

 
PEOPLE
Akzo Nobel nominates new Supervisory Board members

With Sue Clark and Patrick Thomas Akzo Nobel has nominated two new Supervisory Board members.In addition the company intends to nominate a third new Supervisory Board member. The appointment of the candidates will be put to Akzo Nobel shareholders at an Extraordinary General Meeting later this year.Well qualified individualsAntony Burgmans,...

Company name: Akzo Nobel
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
Strong team at the top for RAMPF Production Systems

RAMPF Production Systems, an international developer and manufacturer of production systems with integrated dispensing systems, is being led by a team of two: Long-standing Managing Director Bernd Faller is supported by Hartmut Storz, who has been responsible for sales and marketing at the RAMPF Group company since 2004."Due to the very strong...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Thursday August 17th, 2017

 
William Redmond Jr. joins Innocor as president and CEO

Innocor Inc., a supplier of flexible polyurethane foam components and finished products, has named William Redmond Jr. president and chief executive officer.Redmond succeeds Carol Eicher, who now serves as nonexecutive chair of the board of directors and continues to play an important role in the strategic direction of the Red Bank, New...

Company name: Innocor
Published On: Monday August 14th, 2017

 
New faces at Prime Resins

We've strengthened our regional technical sales team with the addition of Rick Broadrick and Steve Loudermilk in the West and Southeast respectively. Both bring with them a strong track record in the infrastructure repair industry.Rick Broadrick is regional technical sales rep based in California covering that state and Nevada. Broadrick brings...

Company name: Prime Resins
Published On: Wednesday August 09th, 2017

 
3 new for RECKLI

Reckli is gaining access to IT, Technikum and model building and welcomes the three new employees. Shortly, we introduce our new ones.Bartlomiej Kreczmer, called Bartek, is 34 years old and a qualified specialist for system integration. Bartek will serve as an interface between IT and marketing in the future. He will take over the technical care of...

Company name: Reckli
Published On: Monday August 14th, 2017

 
Innovative Team at Romeo RIM Continues to Grow, Collect Accolades for Work in Custom Reaction...

Award-winning Romeo RIM, the world's innovative leader in custom reaction injection molding and composite solutions, continues to strengthen its talented team of manufacturing professionals with the addition of automotive industry veteran Ian Smith.Additionally, the company's Chief Financial Officer Michelle Bourdage was named one of three...

Company name: Romeo RIM
Published On: Tuesday August 08th, 2017

 
ICP Group Appoints Zain Mahmood As Construction Division President

ICP Construction (ICP), a division of the ICP Group, is proud to announce Zain Mahmood as Division President. ICP Construction is a leading supplier of the highest quality construction coatings and systems, including durable sport surface systems, industrial floor coatings, stone and masonry waterproofing, environmental abatement and restoration...

Company name: ICP Construction
Published On: Tuesday August 08th, 2017

 
Vitafoam Nigeria Plc Announces Appointment & Resignation of Directors.

This is to notify the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Shareholders and the public that the Board of Directors at the meeting held on Thursday 27th July, 2017 approved the appointments of the following Non-Executive and Independent Non-Executive Directors with effect from 1st October, 2017: Professor (Mrs.) Rosemary Iviowen Egonmwan- Independent...

Company name: Vitafoam Nigeria
Published On: Tuesday August 08th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Flame-retardant polyurethane materials

In an example, a process of forming a flame-retardant polyurethane material includes chemically reacting a polyisocyanate (that includes at least three isocyanate groups) with a phosphonate that includes at least one hydroxyl group to form a polyisocyanate-phosphonate compound. The process also includes forming a mixture that includes the...

Company name: International Business Machines
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS
Catalyst composition for producing polyurethane resin, and method for producing polyurethane resin...

To provide a catalyst composition excellent in cell openness properties and initial curing properties, and a method for producing a polyurethane resin using the same. A catalyst composition comprising an amine compound (A) of the formula (1), a hydroxy acid (B) of the formula (2) and a tertiary amine compound (C) is used for the production of a...

Company name: Tosoh Corporation
Published On: Thursday August 10th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> METAL
Metal complex compounds as catalysts for polyurethane compositions

The invention relates to metal complex compounds of the formula M.sub.k(L).sub.x(Y).sub.kz-nx, where the ligand L has the formula (I), and to metal complex compounds which include the reaction product of at least one salt or a complex of a transition metal or a main group metal element of the groups 13 to 15 and at least one 1,3-ketoamide. Such...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Latent catalyst for the production of polyurethane foam

The present technology provides a foam-forming composition comprising at least one polyol, at least one isocyanate, at least one copper catalyst composition, and at least one surfactant. The copper catalyst composition may comprise a copper (II) compound dissolved in a solvent. In one embodiment, the copper catalyst composition comprises...

Company name: Momentive Performance Materials
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Sugar-based polyurethanes, methods for their preparation, and methods of use thereof

Polyurethane foams which are highly flame resistant are described, as well as the production of such polyurethane foams by the reaction between a natural polyol, such as sucrose or a blend of mono- or disaccharides in place of the standard hydrocarbon-based polyol component, a polyisocyanate and water in the presence of a suitable polyurethane...

Company name: Innovative Urethane
Published On: Thursday August 10th, 2017

 
Polyurethane materials formed from unsaturated plant oils via an alkyne zipper reaction

A process of forming a polyurethane material includes forming an alkyne-terminated triglyceride material from an unsaturated plant oil. The process also includes forming a hydroxyl-terminated polyol material from the alkyne-terminated triglyceride material. The process further includes polymerizing a mixture that includes the hydroxyl-terminated...

Company name: International Business Machines
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Ethylene oxide/propylene oxide polyether polyols and polyurethanes made therefrom

Copolymers of propylene oxide and ethylene oxide have an inner block that contains from 65-90 weight percent oxyethylene units and from 10 to 35 weight percent oxypropylene units. This block has a molecular weight of from 150 to 350. The copolymer has an outer block which contains at least 95 weight % oxypropylene units and from 0 to 5% oxyethylene...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday August 10th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Curable resin composition

To provide a curable resin composition capable of forming a coating film excellent in the weather resistance and the impact resistance with a high productivity even on a member having a complicated shape for outdoor use. A curable resin composition containing the following fluorinated copolymer (A) and the following compound (B): fluorinated...

Company name: Asahi Glass Co Ltd
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Radiation curable binder dispersion for an inkjet ink

An example of a radiation curable binder dispersion for an inkjet ink includes water and a radiation curable polyurethane dispersed in the water. The radiation curable polyurethane has a weight average molecular weight that is equal to or less than 5,000, a glass transition temperature (T.sub.g) less than 25.degree. C., and a double bond density...

Company name: Hewlett-Packard
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Aqueous polymer compositions for printing, digital ink jet inks and printing onto textiles

Polymer dispersions in aqueous media form binders for pretreatments, coatings and images on substrates. The polymer includes polyamide segments and may have a high percentage of tertiary amide linkages, which facilitates film formation at temperature convenient to textiles and nonwovens. The polyamides are linked with reactions with polyisocyanates...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Garment incorporating aqueous polyurethane dispersions having altered stress profile

Articles, such as garments, including films comprising dried aqueous polyurethane dispersions are disclosed, whereby the garment has an altered stress which is exhibited during wear of the garment. The film may be bonded to the fabric of the article to provide a fabric or film laminate.

Company name: Invista North America
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Open-type color reflective sheet and method of manufacturing the same

An open-type color reflective sheet and a method of manufacturing the open-type color reflective sheet are provided. The open-type color reflective sheet may include a support layer, a bonding layer laminated on one surface of the support layer and including a binder resin, a pigment and a non-yellowing polyurethane resin, a reflective layer...

Company name: Daehan Solution
Published On: Thursday August 10th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> LAMINATES
Photochromic polyurethane laminate

Photochromic polyurethane laminates and methods for the formation of same wherein the photochromic polyurethane layer of the laminate has been crosslinked with a isocyanate-active prepolymer using a crosslinking agent. The crosslinking agent is formulated to have at least three functional groups that are reactive with functional groups of the...

Company name: Vision Ease
Published On: Thursday August 10th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> 3D PRINTING
Polylactic acid resin composition for 3d printing

A polylactic acid resin composition, which comprises: a hard segment containing a polylactic acid repeat unit; and a soft segment containing a polyurethane polyol repeat unit in which polyether-based polyol repeat units are linearly connected to each other via a urethane linkage, can be processed at low temperatures and at high rates, has a high...

Company name: SK Chemicals
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Biomaterial with reduced inflammatory response

Polar hydrophobic ionic materials and, in particular, polar hydrophobic ionic polyurethanes having a minimum ratio of hydrophobic and anionic components to the remainder of the polymer components are provided that exhibit reduced IgG Fab exposure.

Company name: University of Toronto
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> HAIR CARE
Polyurethane urea solutions for hair-styling compositions

The invention relates to a hair-styling composition, comprising at least one propellant gas and/or a thickener, and a polyurethane urea, which has no ionic hydrophilizing groups and which is dissolved in a solvent or solvent mixture, the solvent consisting of one or more monohydroxy-functional alcohols or a solvent mixture consisting of organic...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FOAMS
Impact protection foam

An impact protection foam includes the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component. The isocyanate component includes at least one isocyanate. The isocyanate-reactive component includes from 20 wt % to 80 wt % of a hydrophobic polyol component and from 20 wt % to 80 wt % of a hydrophilic polyol component, based...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> SPRAY FOAMS
Open and closed cell polyurea foams

An open cell spray polyurea foam for use in an insulation layer in a wall structure may include a polyurea. The polyurea may be a reaction product of an isocyanate compound and water. The open spray polyurea foam may also include a filler. The majority of the filler may exist in the spray foam formulation as an unreacted first fire retardant. The...

Company name: Johns Manville
Published On: Thursday August 10th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Polyurethane-based protective coatings for rotor blades

Provided are reactive compositions for making a polyurethane-based rain-erosion protective coating for rotor blades, the reactive composition comprising an isocyanate-reactive component and an isocyanate-functional component and wherein the isocyanate-reactive component comprises a first component i) being a short chain hydroxyl-functional compound...

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Barrier layer and use thereof in coating systems on plastic substrates

A coating material for producing a barrier layer on a plastic substrate includes an isocyanate-containing hardener component and a hydroxy-functional binder component. The hydroxy-functional binder component includes an aqueous polymer dispersion which includes a polyphenylene ether or a copolymer of fluorinated ethylene and a vinyl ether, glass...

Company name: Mankiewicz Gebr.
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
One-step floor finish

A floor finish, in various embodiments, includes a water-based pigment dispersion and a topcoat formulation having (i) a drier-free water-based polyurethane dispersion, (ii) co-solvents in an amount chosen to achieve a cure time of the finish within a target range, (iii) a metal drier for adjusting the cure time within the target range, and (iv) a...

Company name: The Sherwin-Williams Company
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ANTIFOULING / FOULING RELEASE
Method for producing antifouling coatings made of thin-layer composite membranes for reverse osmosis...

The invention relates to a combined method for gentle molecular surface functionalisation of the very thin, selectively-acting separating layer which preferably consists of aromatic polyamides, polyurethanes and/or polyureas, of thin-film composite membranes for reverse osmosis (hyperfiltration) and for nanofiltration, subsequently collectively...

Company name: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
Abrasion resistant coatings

A polyurethane or polyurea coating composition for use in protecting a leading edge substrate on an airfoil, such as aircraft wings, rotor blades and propeller blades, against liquid or solid particle erosion, the composition made from an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer and curing agents, such as polyaspartic esters, aldimines and ketimines.

Company name: Hontek
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Sprayable polyurethane coating

Provided is a sprayable polyurethane coating, comprising the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component, wherein the isocyanate component includes an isocyanate, and the isocyanate-reactive component includes a cardanol-modified epoxy polyol. The cardanol-modified epoxy polyol is a reaction product of an epoxy...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> DISPERSIONS
Methods for producing and using aqueous polyurethane/polyacrylate hybrid dispersions and use of said...

The present invention provides an aqueous polyurethane (PU)-polyacrylate hybrid dispersion obtainable by free radical polymerization of at least one acrylate polymer (A1) in the presence of at least one polyurethane (P1), a process for preparing these aqueous polyurethane-polyacrylate hybrid dispersions, wherein said process comprises a) preparing...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Aqueous copolymer coating compositions for industrial and construction applications

Copolymer dispersions containing polyamide segments in aqueous media form binders for coatings for various industrial and construction materials. The copolymers have a high percentage of amide linkages. The copolymers are linked into higher molecular weight species by reactions with polyisocyanates (which forms urea linkages if the other reactant...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ELECTRODEPOSITION
Method for manufacturing a cationic electrodeposition coating composition

An object of the present invention is to find a method for producing a cationic electrodeposition coating composition that is excellent in storage stability, low-temperature curability, finished appearance, and corrosion resistance, and to provide a coated article excellent in these properties. The method for producing a cationic electrodeposition...

Company name: Kansai Paint
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Phosphate adhesion promoters

A first aspect of the present invention is an adhesive composition comprising one or more polyisocyanates and one or more phosphate-functional polyols. A second aspect of the present invention is a method of bonding two substrates together to form a bonded article, said method comprising the steps of applying a layer of the composition of the first...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> LAMINATES
Adhesive for laminated sheets

An adhesive for laminated sheets comprising a urethane resin obtainable by mixing an acrylic polyol with an isocyanate compound. The acrylic polyol is obtained by polymerizing a mixture including a first monomer having a hydroxyl group and acrylonitrile. The isocyanate compound includes both an isocyanate compound having no aromatic ring and an...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> HOT-MELT
Two-component polyurethane hot-melt adhesive with high initial and final strength

A two-pack polyurethane adhesive for semi-structural and structural adhesive bonds which are applied in melt form and have a high handling strength wherein the two-pack polyurethane adhesive includes a first pack A containing at least one polyester A1 which is solid at room temperature and at least one polyol A2 having a hydroxyl group...

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Sulfur-containing polyureas and methods of use

Sulfur-containing polyurea compositions comprising a polyisocyanate and a polyamine are disclosed. The polyisocyanate comprises the reaction product of reactants comprising a diisocyanate having isocyanate groups with different reactivities toward thiol groups, and a thiol-terminated sulfur-containing polymer such as a thiol-terminated...

Company name: PRC-DeSoto International
Published On: Thursday August 10th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU THERMOFORMED
Non-porous thermoformable polyurethane solid

The subject disclosure presents systems and methods for manufacturing a non-porous thermoformable polyurethane solid by combining an uncured polyurethane resin with Aluminum Trihydrate (ATH), a plurality of particulates, molecular sieves, and color particulates. This combination is mixed in a vacuum for a time period sufficient to initiate an...

Company name: ETS Surfaces
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> CAST ELASTOMERS
Monopolymer multifunctional sequenced cast polyurethane matrix and production thereof

The invention relates to a monopolymer multifunctional sequenced cast polyurethane matrix produced simply and efficiently, by sequentially pouring various isocyanate/polyol complex phase solutions successively into a mould with alternating solidification of said phase solutions according to a defined order and respecting the polymerisation stage...

Company name: AB7 Innovation
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Moisture vapor transmission thermoplastic polyurethane with high heat resistance

The present invention relates to novel thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) that contain alkylene substituted spirocyclic compounds. The present invention provides for TPU which exhibit high temperature resistance.

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Non-softening resilient thermoplastic polyurethanes

The thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) compositions described herein have a very good snap back properties (also called rebound resilience) while still maintaining a good combination of other properties, including hardness, low-temperature flexibility, abrasion resistance, weather-ability, low density, or any combination thereof. This combination of...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU BLENDS
Thermoplastic polyurethane silicone elastomers

The invention relates to thermoplastic elastomer compositions comprising a blend of a thermoplastic urethane polymer and a silicone composition, and to a process for forming a vulcanised thermoplastic elastomer composition. The thermoplastic elastomer composition comprises a blend of a thermoplastic organic polymer comprising a urethane polymer and...

Company name: Multibase
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> OTHER
In-situ gelatinous triblock copolymer elastomers in polyurethane flexible 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: Thursday August 10th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Composite pavement structures

A composite pavement structure comprises a wearing course layer and a base course layer disposed below the wearing course layer. The wearing course layer comprises aggregate, e.g. glass and rock, and an elastomeric composition. The elastomeric composition comprises the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Efficient production of composite semifinished products and components in a wet pressing method...

The invention relates to a process for producing semi-finished composites and composite components. For production of the semi-finished products or components, (meth)acrylate monomers, (meth)acrylate polymers, polyfunctionalized (meth)acrylates, hydroxy-functionalized (meth)acrylate monomers and/or hydroxy-functionalized (meth)acrylate polymers are...

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Load-bearing composite panels, materials, products, and processes to make and use same

Load-bearing composite panels, materials, and products made by surrounding with a long fiber and/or fiber cloth reinforced polyurethane resin, an assembly containing one or more load-bearing members, graphene, a structural polyurethane/resin sandwich composite and/or spider silk protein fiber-cloth-continuous fibers. The composite structures can...

Company name:
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SOUND INSULATION
Load floor having sound absorption and insulation performances for vehicle

A load floor for a vehicle, by which, as the load floor is manufactured by including manufacturing a honeycomb structure with paper and adding polyurethane sheets to both side surfaces of the honeycomb structure, light and sufficient structural stiffness and a sound absorption effect are obtained through the honeycomb structure. As the polyurethane...

Company name: Daesol Ausys
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> BEDDING
Ageing-resistant and low-emission mattresses and/or cushions

Ageing-resistant and low-emission mattresses and/or cushions comprising at least one section of flexible polyurethane foam, wherein the flexible polyurethane foam has been obtained by reaction of at least one polyol component and at least one isocyanate component in the presence of the compound of the formula (I) ##STR00001## and at least one...

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC>> POLISHING PAD
Polyurethane polishing pad

The polishing pad is for planarizing at least one of semiconductor, optical and magnetic substrates. The polishing pad includes a cast polyurethane polymeric material formed from a prepolymer reaction of H.sub.12MDI/TDI with polytetramethylene ether glycol to form an isocyanate-terminated reaction product. The isocyanate-terminated reaction product...

Company name: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS>> LEATHER FINISHES
Dimensional enhancement of artificial leather polyurethane composite material

A composite material formed by combining a polyurethane material with an unclickable foam layer and a scrim layer through roll and flat form technology. The composite material is embossed to form pillowlike chambers or cells delineated by a network of emboss pattern lines formed by the bonding between these layers.

Company name: Sage Automotive
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Polyurethane urea solutions for textile coatings

The invention relates to a method for coating textiles and/or leather, comprising applying at least one polyurethane urea dissolved in a solvent or solvent mixture, wherein the solvent consists of one or more monohydroxy-functional alcohols, or a solvent mixture consisting of organic solvents, containing >80 wt. % of at least one...

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> PAPER FEED ROLLER
Roller, roller unit, paper feeder provided with roller or roller unit, and image reader

A retarding roller (a roller) is formed of a synthetic rubber (an industrial rubber material) such as ethylene propylene diene M-class rubber (EPDM) or polyurethane, or alternatively, silicone. The roller core of the retarding roller is cylindrical. M arc-shaped long holes (where M is an integer greater than or equal to 4) are formed in each of N...

Company name: Panasonic
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball striking a good balance between flight distance on driver shots and spin rate on approach shots, and excellent in stain resistance and shot feeling. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a paint film, wherein a base resin of the paint film contains a polyurethane obtained...

Company name: Dunlop Sports
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Golf ball and method of manufacture

In a golf ball having a core and a cover of one or more layer encasing the core, an outermost layer of the cover is molded of a thermoplastic material selected from the group consisting of polyurethane, polyurea and mixtures thereof, and the surface of the cover is treated with a polyisocyanate compound that is free of organic solvent. A method of...

Company name: Bridgestone Sports
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> CARDIAC-ASSIST DEVICES
Pacemaker lead and other medical implant devices

An implantable medical device for electrical stimulation or sensing includes a body supporting at least one flexible elongate conductor element. The body includes an insulating structure that protects the flexible conductor element(s). The insulating structure is realized from multiple polymer layers wherein at least one of the polymer layers is...

Company name: Innovia
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS>> LENS
Composite constructed optical lens

The present invention describes composite constructed ophthalmic lenses comprising at least two layers of optical materials that provide a composite structure over a practical vision zone of the lens product, are identifiably disparate from each other, and are integrally bonded to each other such that the adhesion of the first layer to the second...

Company name: Younger Mfg
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Method for preparing optical lenses

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

Company name: Covestro Deutschland
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Optical articles and methods for preparation of same

Provided is a transparent, non-elastomeric optical article prepared by (1) combining to form a reaction mixture (a) a polyisocyanate component; and (b) an active hydrogen component including (b1) a first component free of amino groups including at least one first polyol; and (b2) a second component containing (i) a second polyol and/or a polythiol...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> HOSES
TPU pneumatic hose

The present invention relates to a thermoplastic polyurethane obtainable or obtained by the conversion of at least a polyisocyanate composition, propane-1,3-diol as chain extender and a polyol composition, wherein no further chain extender is used aside from propane-1,3-diol, to a process for preparing such a thermoplastic polyurethane, and to the...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Saturday August 19th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> PADS
Urethane composition and polishing material

An object which the present invention is to achieve is to provide a urethane composition capable of providing a molded product having excellent heat resistance and high hardness. The present invention is to provide a urethane composition containing a main agent (i) including a urethane prepolymer having an isocyanate group obtained by allowing a...

Company name: DIC Corporation
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
CHEMISTRY
Thermally reversible crosslinked polyurethane

The polymer compositions described herein include the reaction product obtained from a mixture that includes: (i) a hydroxyl terminated intermediate containing at least one furan functional group; and (ii) a polyisocyanate component. The polymer compositions may further include a polymaleimide compound which may be (a) added as a component of the...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Polymerizable composition, molded product, and use thereof

The polymerizable composition of the present invention includes at least one isocyanate compound (A) having a cyclic structure, selected from compounds represented by the following Formulae (1), (2), and (3), and aliphatic isocyanate compound (B) having 4 to 11 carbon atoms, and a thiol compound (C). ##STR00001##

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
Reaction products containing hydroxyalkylterephthalates and methods of making and using same

The presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates generally to oligomeric reaction products formed by the depolymerization of polyethylene terephthalate polymers and methods thereof. More specifically, the presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates to oligomeric reaction products formed by the depolymerization...

Company name: Resinate Materials Group
Published On: Friday August 18th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
CASE>> COATINGS
Amphiphilic icephobic coatings

A series of amphiphilic siloxane polyurethane (AmSiPU) coatings were investigated for their icephobic properties. The use of coatings having amphiphilic surfaces for anti-icing applications has not been studied to a large extent although these types of coatings have more recently been studied for anti-fouling (AF)/foul release (FR) applications....

Company name: North Dakota State University
Published On: Wednesday August 16th, 2017

 
CHEMISTRY
The influence of soft segments on some properties of new transparent segmented polyurethanes

This work describes the synthesis and structure of the new segmented polyurethanes (SPURs) formed from an aliphatic diisocyanate [1,1′‐methanediylbis(4‐isocyanatocyclohexane] (Desmodur W ) and unconventional sulfur‐containing chain extender [2,2′‐methylenebis([4,1‐phenylene]methylenesulfanediyl)diethanol]....

Company name: Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
Published On: Monday August 21st, 2017

 
 

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