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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FOAM COMPATIBILIZERS / STABILIZERS
Utilise Struksilon 8030 from Schill and Seilacher for rigid PU foams with excellent insulation...

Struksilon 8030 from Schill and Seilacher is a universal stabiliser for the production of polyurethane rigid foams. Struksilon 8030 is a polyether modified polydimethyl siloxane resistant to hydrolysis which has excellent flow properties.Due to the very good insulation values that can be achieved when Stuksilon 8030 is utilised it is especially...

Company name: Alfa Chemicals Ltd.
Published On: Monday September 11th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Chinese Appliance Leader Uses Honeywell Solstice For Energy-Efficient Refrigerator Insulation

Honeywell announced today that TCL Corporation, one of China's largest manufacturers of appliances and electronics, is using Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) in its refrigerator insulation to increase energy efficiency and further reduce climate impact. TCL manufactures approximately 2 million refrigerators annually at its...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Tuesday September 05th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Bio-based resin for stable timber construction materials - High flame retardance and protection...

To reduce its dependency on fossil raw materials, Covestro is looking to manufacture a growing number of products and their associated precursors from renewable raw materials. Working with four partners,(1) the company is aiming to develop bio-based reinforcing layers for solid wood construction materials to replace the petrochemical products used...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
RAMPF: Bonding, sealing, and casting solutions for battery applications

RAMPF Group, Inc., the North American subsidiary of the international RAMPF Group, is presenting innovative bonding, sealing, and casting solutions for battery applications at the Battery Show North America 2017 in Novi, MI, September 12 - 14.Epoxy, silicone, and polyurethane polymersRAMPF GROUP, INC. utilizes expertise in epoxy, silicone, and...

Company name: RAMPF Group Inc
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Michelman Showing Fiber Sizing Product Breadth and New Solutions at CAMX 2017

Michelman, a global developer and manufacturer of advanced materials including fiber sizing and resin modifiers used in the production of reinforced plastic composites, will showcase a range of new and improved Hydrosize fiber sizing solutions at CAMX 2017. Michelman extends its polyamide dispersion portfolio with the addition of Hydrosize PA874,...

Company name: Michelman
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> URETHANE GROUT
Curtain Wall Grouting

Curtain wall grouting is a leak seal method that is often required when cracks cannot be identified, when walls are made of material that does not respond well to crack injection (such as masonry, stone and CMU), and when previous leak seal methods have failed. Curtain wall grouting is the process of injecting water reactive resin behind the...

Company name: Alchemy Polymers
Published On: Thursday September 07th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS
allnex to Present Expanded Line of Products and New Aminos Plant at ABRAFATI 2017

allnex, the leading supplier of specialty chemicals, offering a broad range of resins, additives and crosslinkers for use on wood, metal, plastic and other surfaces, reports that they will be exhibiting the latest technologies and expanded portfolio line at the 2017 ABRAFATI Show October 3-5 at the Sao Paulo EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center in...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Tuesday September 05th, 2017

 
Axalta Broadens Its Industrial Tufcote Brand with New Economy Product Lines

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Tufcote product line to include acrylic alkyd and vinyl tolunene (VT) alkyd primers and topcoats for the economy industrial market. Created using solventborne technology, Tufcote LV HG series acrylic alkyd, Tufcote 2.8 HG...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Tuesday September 05th, 2017

 
PPG to showcase integrated coatings solutions at Intermodal EXPO 2017

PPG will display its full range of integrated transportation coatings technologies for rail, trailer and intermodal applications during Intermodal EXPO 2017 at the Long Beach Convention Center in California, Sept. 17-19. PPG is one of the few companies in the world to offer products and technical expertise across a broad range of technology...

Company name: PPG Industrial Coatings
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
PPG to celebrate 50th anniversary of DURANAR coatings at CONSTRUCT 2017

PPG will continue its celebration of DURANAR coatings' golden anniversary at CONSTRUCT 2017, unveiling its Architectural Powder Coatings Color Guide and hosting in-booth demonstrations of the BSD SPECLINK E specification tool, which now features Duranar coatings. The event will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Sept....

Company name: PPG Industrial Coatings
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
Axalta Showcases High Performance Imron Marine Coatings at International BoatBuilders Expo in...

Axalta Coating Systems will display its high performance Imron coatings for the marine sector at the International BoatBuilders Expo and Conference (IBEX) on September 19-21, 2017. The conference, taking place at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida, is the largest technical trade event for marine industry professionals in North America. TJ Ott,...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Monday September 11th, 2017

 
Architectural Coatings: "Standing out from the crowd"

The European market is not homogeneous, which is not just due to the different climates, but also because of tradition and experience, says Dr Ulrich Nauber of Dow Coating Materials, as he highlights the importance of adapting and differentiating.Mr. Nauber, how would you describe the architectural coatings market at the moment?Ulrich Nauber: This...

Company name: Dow Coatings Materials
Published On: Monday September 11th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
UltraBlast Polyurea Coating for Maximum Blast Mitigation

ArmorThane UltraBlast is the strongest, toughest coating known to the industry, having physical properties that are approximately triple those found in other high quality polyureas. This is important for the safety of people, property and the environment.How Does an Explosion Cause Damage?First, the massive pressure rips apart structures and the...

Company name: ArmorThane
Published On: Monday September 11th, 2017

 
What are the advantages of spray foam insulation?

Weighing both the pros and cons of insulation - whether it is fiberglass, cellulose or spray foam insulation - can be a great way to decide which the best choice for your home is. As with anything, if the positives outweigh the negatives, it is a good decision that pays dividends. The advantages of spray foam insulation are a list of strong...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Monday September 11th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Examining Spray Polyurethane Foam usage by Homebuilders

A recent survey conducted by Home Innovation Research Labs asked builders about their use of Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) usage around the country. The survey showed that 60% of builders are currently using SPF, while 16% of builders are looking to start using SPF in the future.

Company name: The Spray Foam Coalition
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
SWD Urethane Announces Quik-Shield 118

SWD Urethane is launching their brand-new Quik-Shield 118 Ultra-Efficient closed-cell spray foam insulation. This industry-leading foam technology features Ultra-Lift, Unbreakable Performance, and Long-Range Application, and it can reduce install times for Spray Foam Contractors by up to 50%. It is the perfect product for insulating both...

Company name: SWD Urethane
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POWDER COATINGS
IFS Coatings Launches IFS Advance

IFS Coatings today announced the launch of the IFS Advance program, a collection of 5 different advanced IFS products and services designed to advance and improve the powder coating process.IFS Advance is made up of IFS Appraise, which employs IFS technical expertise in assessing a customer's powder coating process and making recommendations; IFS...

Company name: IFS Coatings
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Chemique Adhesives launches Aerotak - a new range of adhesives for the Aircraft Interiors industry

Chemique Adhesives is proud to launch Aerotak - a new range of adhesives designed specifically for the aircraft interiors industry. The range consists of a variety of sprayable, solvent based and water based adhesives used in the manufacture of aircraft seat covers.The Aerotak range provides customers with a simple, versatile adhesive for bonding...

Company name: Chemique Adhesives
Published On: Tuesday September 05th, 2017

 
Sika exhibiting at GlassBuild America

Sika Corporation, premiere supplier of innovative glass bonding solutions, is proud to announce its participation as an exhibitor at GlassBuild America 2017: The Glass, Window & Door Expo , September 12-14 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Sika will be exhibiting at booth # 3511.Sika's Facades, Fenestration and Insulating Glass (FFI) division...

Company name: Sika Corporation
Published On: Monday September 11th, 2017

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU FOR 3D PRINTING
Hybrid 3D printing with thermoplastic urethane creates low-cost, mechanically robust wearables

A frequent cause of failure in wearable electronic devices is the mismatch between rigid electrical components and soft, flexible materials that conform to the body's movements. This disparity in flexibility concentrates stress at the junction between the hard and soft elements. Now, researchers have created a new additive manufacturing technique...

Company name: Harvard University
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> ACOUSTIC INSULATION
Efficient Impact Noise Insulation for Floors - New Brochure available from Getzner Werkstoffe

Getzner's products are highly effective, cost-efficient solutions made of foamed polyurethane designed to reduce impact noise transmitted through floors. impact noise transmitted through floors. They provide highly resilient impact noise protection in commercial and industrial premises, as well as residential and public buildings.The ideal solution...

Company name: Getzner Werkstoffe
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Home Insulation: Getting Your R-Value

Homes and buildings need insulation to control inside temperatures. Are you getting the best value for your project? Here's a look at how R-Value affects what you pick.What is R-Value?R-Value, also known as "thermal resistance," is a measurement of how much resistance a material has to heat flow. Or in other words, how well does it block heat?For...

Company name: Georgia Foam Solutions
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Dow Automotive Systems Honored by Honda in North America and Brazil

In North America, Dow Automotive was honored with an Excellence in Innovation Award for OEM suppliers. BETAMATE structural adhesives and BETAFOAM polyurethane foams helped Honda deliver the new 2018 Odyssey with improved cabin quietness and structural rigidity, as well as reduced vehicle weight.BETAMATE was chosen to provide stiffness and weight...

Company name: Dow Automotive
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING
Tema Isenmann exhibiting at BULKEX 2017

Organised by the Materials Handling Engineers' Association (MHEA) - which works to support the interests of companies supplying and using bulk handling equipment around the world - BULKEX is the must-visit technical conference.The conference is being held in Nottingham on the 18th and 19th October and we will be exhibiting our full range of...

Company name: Tema Isenmann Ltd
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR>> 3D PRINTING
HP Steps into Custom Footwear with 3D Printing, Scanning

After making a splash and swimming around a bit with its Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printing technology, HP is now stepping into the custom footwear race with a new 3D scanning solution dubbed the FitStation. Once the FitStation is used to create custom insoles, these orthotics are then 3D printed with MJF.HP isn't racing alone in the custom...

Company name: Hewlett-Packard
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Akzo Nobel announces new management structure

Akzo Nobel has announced a new management structure for its Paints and Coatings business in advance of creating two focused high-performing businesses - Paints and Coatings and Specialty Chemicals.This announcement follows the recently communicated changes to the Executive Committee, including the appointment of Ruud Joosten as Chief Operating...

Company name: Akzo Nobel
Published On: Monday September 11th, 2017

 
Great success of the PU China 2017 exhibition with the participation of Concentrol

The PU China 2017 trade fair was held last week, on August 29, 30 and 31, in Guangzhou, China. The Poly World Trade Center Expo hosted the event, which is already considered the most important event of the polyurethane industry on the Chinese market. Concentrol participated in the exhibition with a stand inside the international hall, where...

Company name: Productos Concentrol
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
Dunleary Announces New Business Partners

Dunleary Inc. recently announced new business partners and acquisitions: D.N. Lukens Inc. and D&F Distributing Inc. The closing date for the acquisitions is set for the end of August .The three companies cover the following chemical markets collectively: CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers), plastics, construction, food, personal...

Company name: Dunleary
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
BASF completes acquisition of waterproofing systems supplier THERMOTEK

Following the approval of local government authorities, BASF has completed the acquisition of GRUPO THERMOTEK, a leading waterproofing systems supplier based in Monterrey, Mexico. The companies had announced the transaction on April 24, 2017. Through this acquisition, BASF's Construction Chemicals division strengthens its channels to market and...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Tuesday September 05th, 2017

 
Evonik opens new plant for specialty silicones in Shanghai

Evonik has started up a new plant in Shanghai, China, for production of a wide range of organically modified specialty silicones. The products, which are manufactured in batch processes, are used in, for example, polyurethane, paints, and coatings applications as well as in a variety of industrial applications. Christian Kullmann, Chairman of the...

Company name: Evonik Industries
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
H.B. Fuller Announces Agreement to Acquire Royal Adhesives and Sealants

H.B. Fuller Company announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase Royal Adhesives & Sealants, a leading manufacturer of high-value specialty adhesives and sealants. This business consistently delivers industry-leading growth rates, EBITDA margins, and free cash flow that are expected to enhance H.B. Fuller's position as a global...

Company name: Royal Adhesives and Sealants
Published On: Tuesday September 05th, 2017

 
PEOPLE
Mark Sarvary appointed as Icynene President and CEO

Global spray foam insulation manufacturer, Icynene has formally announced the appointment of Mark Sarvary as President and CEO. Sarvary will continue to be Icynene Chairman of the Board and takes over from Howard Deck who stepped down from the role of CEO. Deck remains on the board of Icynene. "We want to take the opportunity to thank Howard for...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
Krishna Venkataswamy joins Interface Performance Materials

Dr. Krishna Venkataswamy has joined Interface Performance Materials as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Venkataswamy is widely known in the global TPE industry. Prior to joining Interface, he served as Senior Global Technology Director of GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, PolyOne Corporation. He led innovation, product development,...

Company name: Interface Performance Materials
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
HISTORY
Polyurethane: Stable form for 80 years

A material we use everyday: Polyurethane. It is used in our car seats, cleaning sponges, filters, and many more. It is one of the most important plastic materials today. This year, the invention of polyurethane is celebrating its 80th anniversary.When it comes to our modern lifestyle, there are numerous inventions from the last millennium that...

Company name:
Published On: Wednesday September 06th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Phosphorus-containing compounds useful for making halogen-free, ignition-resistant polymers

A process for making a phosphorus-containing compound is disclosed. The process comprises contacting a compound of formula (A) wherein R.sup.A and R.sup.B are selected from optionally substituted aryl, aryloxy, alkyl and alkoxy groups or can be combined to form cyclic structures; and R.sup.C is methyl, ethyl, isopropyl, n-butyl, i-butyl, t-butyl,...

Company name: Blue Cube
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
Hardener composition for addition-polymerisation-based synthetic fixing mortar systems, and the use...

Hardener composition for an addition-polymerisation-curable synthetic fixing mortar system for embedding anchoring means in mortar in holes or crevices, wherein the hardener composition includes oligomeric siloxanes having on average per molecule at least one or preferably two or more organic radicals that carry one or more (secondary or primary)...

Company name: Fischerwerke
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Polyether polyol, method for producing polyether polyol, polyester elastomer and polyurethane

The present invention provides a high-molecular-weight polyether polyol ensuring that when used as a polyurethane raw material, a polyurethane having excellent flexibility and elastic recovery can be obtained; and a method for producing, with high productivity, a polyether polyol having a higher number average molecular weight and a narrower...

Company name: Mitsubishi Chemcial
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
High recycle content polyols from thermoplastic polyesters and lignin or tannin

Polyester polyols, processes for making them, and applications for the polyols are disclosed. In some aspects, the polyols comprise recurring units from a thermoplastic polyester or an aromatic polyacid source, a glycol, and a lignin, tannin, or mixture thereof. Optionally, the polyols incorporate recurring units of a hydrophobe. The polyols are...

Company name: Resinate Materials Group
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> POLYISOCYANATES
Polyisocyanate composition, coating composition, coating film and method for producing same, and...

The present invention provides a polyisocyanate composition wherein the composition is obtained from an aliphatic diisocyanate unit including 1,6-diisocyanatohexane, and has an isocyanurate group, a uretdione group, a uretonimine group, and an iminooxadiazinedione group, and the molar ratio of the uretonimine group to the isocyanurate group is...

Company name: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
Radiation-curing, water-dispersible polyurethane (meth)acrylates

The present invention describes radiation-curable, water-dispersible polyurethane acrylates which features good grain highlighting their use a,d the method for producing them

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> THERMOSETS
Thermosetting resin composition

A thermosetting resin composition which produces no free isocyanate even when a carbodiimide compound is used and provides a cured resin having high heat resistance. The thermosetting resin composition makes it possible to reduce the curing temperature, cures in a short time and provides a cured rein having a high glass transition temperature. The...

Company name: Teijin Chemicals
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> ADHESIVES
Polymeric adhesive for anchoring compliant materials to another surface

Methods, compositions, and kits for adhering polymers and other materials to another material, and in particular to bone or bone-like structures or surfaces. A composition of matter includes a urethane dimethacrylate-methyl methacrylate copolymer with a plurality of first polymer regions based on urethane dimethacrylate and a plurality of second...

Company name: Hyalex Orthopaedics
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> HAIR CARE
Hair coloring compositions comprising latex polymers

Disclosed is color base composition for coloring keratin fibers comprising: at least two latex polymers independently selected from acrylate latex polymers and polyurethane latex polymers; at least one alkalizing agent; at least one oxidative dye precursor; at least one organic solvent; and water; wherein the at least two latex polymers are...

Company name: L Oreal
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Rigid polyurethane foam and preparation method thereof

A rigid polyurethane foam which is a polymerization product of a composition including a concentrated acid hydrolytic lignin, a polyol, and an isocyanate, and a method of preparing the rigid polyurethane foam.

Company name: CHEILJEDANG
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ROOFING
Liquid-applied waterproofing membrane for roofs comprising a trialdimine

The present invention describes a one-part moisture-curing liquid-applied waterproofing membrane including a polyurethane polymer and both a trialdimine and a dialdimine as blocked amine hardeners in a specific ratio range. The membrane has a low odor, a long shelf life stability, a low viscosity at low solvent content, a sufficiently long open...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ANTIFOULING / FOULING RELEASE
Curable organopolysiloxane antifouling composite coating film, and antifouling substrate coated with...

To provide a curable organopolysiloxane antifouling composite coating film obtained by using a urethane resin anticorrosive coating film excellent in curability instead of one or two organopolysiloxane intermediate coating film layers (Tie Coats) to layer an organopolysiloxane antifouling coating film excellent in both interlayer adhesiveness with...

Company name: Chugoku Marine Paints
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FILMS
Film-forming composition including thermosetting resin

There is provided a film-forming composition for forming a film that covers a substrate and exhibits good electrical insulation properties, heat resistance, and solvent resistance after heating at a low temperature. A film-forming composition including a polymer (A) containing a unit structure of Formula (1): ##STR00001## (wherein T.sup.1 is an...

Company name: Nissan Chemical Industries
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
Method for forming multilayer coated film

In a method for forming a multilayer coated film including an intermediate coated film, a base coated film, a clear coated film and an adhesive layer, an intermediate coating composition (X) contains a hydroxyl group-containing polyester resin (A), a melamine resin (B), a pyrazole-blocked polyisocyanate compound (C), a pigment (D), and an organic...

Company name: Kansai Paint
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
Multilayer coating, production and use thereof for the adhesion of glass panes

A multilayer coating comprising (A) a multicoat paint system comprising (A1) at least one basecoat of a basecoat material comprising at least one melamine resin, and (A2) at least one clearcoat as the topmost coat of the multicoat paint system, and (B) an adhesive layer of a moisture-curing, isocyanate-based adhesive directly atop the topmost...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> UV CURABLE - PHOTOCURABLE
Photo-curable adhesive composition, preparation and use thereof

The present invention provides a photo-curable adhesive composition for display panel assembly comprising a) at least one polyurethane acrylate having Tg value from -70 to 20.degree. C.; b) at least one (meth)acrylate monomer; c) at least one chain transfer agent; d) at least two thixotropy agents, wherein first thixotropy agent is selected from...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
Transparent UV-curable adhesive

A transparent ultraviolet curable adhesive is a solventless composition, based on a total weight of the composition, being composed of 35-65 wt % of a polyurethane (meth)acrylate resin, 30-60 wt % of a (meth)acrylate monomer, 0.1-5 wt % of an acrylate group-containing bisphenol fluorene derivative, 0.3-8 wt % of a photopolymerization initiator and...

Company name: Nan Ya Plastics
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Hydroxysilane and polymer containing silane groups

Special hydroxysilanes, which can be obtained by reacting .beta.-(3,4-epoxycyclohexyl)alkyltrialkoxysilanes with secondary amines, and adducts of the hydroxysilanes in the form of polymers containing silane groups. The hydroxysilanes can be produced having high purity in a simple process and are very stable in storage after production. The polymers...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Method for making skinned polyurethane composites

Skinned composites contain a plasticized polymer skin layer adhered to a layer of a polyurethane. The polyurethane is made from a reaction mixture that contains specified amounts of a polyester polyol and an acidic material. The presence of both the polyester polyol and acid leads to significantly improved adhesion between the polyurethane and skin...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> TPU
Composite elements composed from thermoplastic polymers and polyurethanes, and process for...

The invention relates to composite elements comprising a thermoplastic polymer and an adjacent polyurethane bonded thereto, to a process for production thereof and to the use thereof.

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> PANELS
Composite panel usable for forming a surface

Embodiments of the disclosure pertain to a panel usable for forming a surface, the panel having an at least one finish element; a backing material; and a polyurethane material cured between the at least one finish element and the backing material. Upon curing, the polyurethane material forms a structural substrate having a first side and a second...

Company name: Crate Right
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf balls having a multi-layered core with a thermoset rubber center

Golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided. The center of the core is made of a thermoset rubber material and preferably has a positive hardness gradient. The intermediate core layer is made of a thermoset or thermoplastic composition. The outer core layer is made of a highly neutralized polymer composition....

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
Golf balls having a multi-layered cover with a thermoplastic inner cover layer

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided. In one version, a six-piece ball having a three-layered core and three-layered cover is formed. Preferably, the inner core is made of a thermoset rubber composition, the intermediate core layer is made of a thermoplastic composition, and the outer core...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> GASKET & SEALS
Elastomeric gasket for fuel access door of an aircraft wing and a method for making the same

An assembly for use on an aircraft wing having an aircraft skin and a fuel tank, the assembly comprising a metal access door for accessing the fuel tank, a metal retainer ring for engaging the wing and the access door. Fasteners removably couple the access door to the retainer ring. A lip, which may be on the wing surface, is configured to receive...

Company name: The Patent Well
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
Foam gasket and bonding tape based on polyurethane dispersions

A polymer sheet includes a polyurethane core. The polyurethane core has a first major surface and a second major surface opposite the first major surface. The polymer sheet can have at least one functional layer overlying a major surface. The polymer sheet has a thickness t.sub.PS. The polyurethane core has a thickness t.sub.PC. In embodiments...

Company name: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
CHEMISTRY
Aluminum chelate-based latent curing agent, method of producing same, and thermosetting epoxy resin...

An aluminum chelate-based latent curing agent for curing a thermosetting epoxy resin, in which an aluminum chelate-based curing agent is held in a porous resin obtained by, at the same time, subjecting a polyfunctional isocyanate compound to interfacial polymerization and subjecting a radical polymerizable compound to radical polymerization in the...

Company name: Dexerials
Published On: Friday September 08th, 2017

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Rapeseed Oil as Feedstock for High Functionality Polyol Synthesis

In this study, polyols with high average functionality were synthesized from a renewable resource, rapeseed oil, as raw material for rigid PU foam production. A well-known method of rapeseed oil fatty acid double bond epoxidation was used to introduce oxirane rings into rapeseed oil structure. The temperature influence on epoxidation reaction...

Company name: Latvian State institute of Wood chemistry
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
Synthesis of Novel Biobased Polyol via Thiol-Ene Chemistry for Rigid Polyurethane Foams

The objective of this research is to prepare rigid polyurethane (PU) foams from α-phellandrene, a biobased compound. Two types of polyols were synthesized by reacting α-phellandrene with 2-mercaptoethanol and α-thioglycerol via thiol-ene chemistry route. The completion of the reaction was identified by using FTIR. PU foams from...

Company name: Pittsburg State University
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
Biobased Polyols Using Thiol-Ene Chemistry for Rigid Polyurethane Foams with Enhanced...

Biobased polyol was synthesized using 1-thioglycerol and limonene, an extract of orange peel, via thiol-ene chemistry as an alternative to petrochemical-based polyol for preparation of rigid polyurethane foams (RPFs). Fire-retardant polyurethane foams were prepared by addition of different amounts of dimethyl methyl phosphonate (DMMP) in the...

Company name: Pittsburg State University
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Variation of Physical Properties of Rigid Polyurethane Foams Synthesized from Renewable Sources with...

In this work, rigid polyurethane foams were synthesized from renewable sources using different catalysts to study their effect on the mechanical, thermal, chemical and surface properties of the foams. A commercial foam pattern was used as the reference pattern to compare the aforementioned properties. Concentrations of the commercial catalysts were...

Company name: Costa Rican Institute of Technology
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
Thermal-Mechanical Characterization of Polyurethane Rigid Foams: Effect of Modifying Bio-Polyol...

Nowadays, green polyurethane (PU) foams are mostly synthesized by replacing an amount of petrochemical polyol with biobased polyol. Here we report five different families of isocyanate prepolymer formulations that were prepared with biobased sources and the correlation between the structure of chains and the properties of the produced PU foam. Foam...

Company name: Costa Rican Institute of Technology
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WOOD FINISHES
Isocyanate-Free Polyurethane Technology for Wood Coating Applications: Approaches to Reducing VOC in...

Industrial wood surfaces, such as furniture and cabinetry, require coatings to help protect and extend their life. Polyurethane coatings provide enhanced appearance, stain and chemical resistance, as well as exterior durability. When formulated as ambient cure systems, traditional two-component polyurethanes typically must balance cure speed for...

Company name: Dow Coating Materials
Published On: Saturday September 09th, 2017

 
 

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