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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Three Major U.S. Companies To Conduct Advocacy Through the North American Flame Retardant Alliance

Chemtura Corporation, Albemarle Corporation, and ICL Industrial Products announced today that they will begin conducting all advocacy and communications efforts through the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA). The following statement on the issue can be attributed to the three companies:“After a...

Company name: Chemtura Corporation
Published On: Monday September 03rd, 2012

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Monthly Analysis of Polyols, 2012 Presents Key Dynamic of Upstream and Downstream Markets, Import...

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Monthly Analysis of Polyols, 2012" subscription to their offering.The Chinese polyurethane market is flourishing in recent years. We witnessed violent expansion of feedstock capacity in the isocyanate and polyol markets. Then we started wondering what will this do to the entire industry? In...

Company name: Research and Markets
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Castor Oil – Market Report, July 2012

For more than 180 years, Messrs. Alberdingk Boley has been processing linseed oil and castor oil to various products for cosmetics, technical and pharmaceutical purposes. For your guidance, please find below a market report about the present situation of the world market for castor oil. The castor seed crop in the Indian main regions Gujarat und...

Company name: Alberdingk Boley, Inc
Published On: Friday August 31st, 2012

 
Linseed Oil Market News, 30th August, 2012

For more than 180 years, Messrs. Alberdingk Boley has been processing linseed oil and castor oil to various products for cosmetics, technical and pharmaceutical purposes. For your guidance, please find below a market report about the actual situation of the world market for linseed oil. The linseed prices in the C.I.S. have been increased....

Company name: Alberdingk Boley, Inc
Published On: Friday August 31st, 2012

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
BASF increases global PolyTHF capacity

BASF has increased its global annual capacity for the production of the chemical intermediate PolyTHF® (chemical name: polytetra­methylene ether glycol – PTMEG) from 185,000 metric tons to 250,000 metric tons. The company has continuously developed and expanded its production processes. BASF also took measures to modernize and enhance the...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Tuesday August 28th, 2012

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
2011 China TDI Market Analysis Report: In 2012, There Will Be Great Changes in TDI Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2011 China TDI Market Analysis Report" report to their offering.In 2011, global market is in era of financial crisis with lingering impact of American subprime crisis. To make matters worse, European debt crisis broke out and the Greek sovereign debt crisis swept over the whole EU, global...

Company name: Research and Markets
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
Monthly Analysis of Isocyanate, 2012 Describes Latest Dynamics of the Isocyanate Market in China

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Monthly Analysis of Isocyanate, 2012" subscription to their offering.The Chinese polyurethane market is flourishing in recent years. We witnessed violent expansion of feedstock capacity in isocyanate and polyol markets. Then we started wondering what will this do to the entire industry? In...

Company name: Research and Markets
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
Kumho Mitsui Chemicals expands Yeosu Factory

Kumho Mitsui Chemicals said Wednesday that it has completed upgrading its factory in Yeosu, South Jeolla Province, to produce 50,000 tons more of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) annually.The company said that the increased capacity was to meet the increasing demand for MDI from rising automobile and home appliance makers in Asia. The recent...

Company name: Kumho Mitsui Chemicals Inc
Published On: Monday September 03rd, 2012

 
SYSTEMS>> ELASTOMERS>> CAST
Cast polyurethane systems: Correct Materials Choice

With so many cast polyurethane systems available in the marketplace today, selecting the best material for a new prototype or part can be a most challenging process. Innovative Polymers’ experienced technical service team specializes in helping customers evaluate and choose materials. To provide effective input, however, we must have specific...

Company name: Innovative Polymers
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Quick-Med Technologies Announces Further Expansion of Its NIMBUS® Technology Global Patent Portfolio...

Quick-Med Technologies, Inc., a life sciences company that is developing innovative technologies for the healthcare and consumer markets, announced today advances in patent coverage in Australia, China, and Mexico for the Company's novel, non-leaching NIMBUS® antimicrobial technology. The Australian Patent Office and the patent office of Mexico,...

Company name: Quick-Med Technologies
Published On: Friday August 31st, 2012

 
FOAMS
Greater emphasis on greener products in the polyurethane market

The global market for foamed plastics is projected to reach 10.5 million tons by 2017. Post recession, recovery and stronger demand from critical end-use industries including building construction, furniture/bedding and transportation equipment is expected to enthuse the market for insulation materials, in turn fueling growth for foamed...

Company name: Companiesandmarkets.com
Published On: Monday September 03rd, 2012

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Microencapsulation technology for PU flexible foams

The Italian company Orsa Foam SpA has developed the i-fo@m technology, that uses microspheres to introduce active substances into PU flexible foams. According to the company, the microspheres increase the lifetime and effectiveness of its active ingredients, even years after encapsulation. i-fo@m Thermo is a foam containing microspheres with a...

Company name: Orsa Foam
Published On: Wednesday August 29th, 2012

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Broad application field of PUR-coatings: Experts explain where they see application fields for...

Due to their good robustness, PUR coatings are gladly used for floor and furniture coatings. Our experts of the European Coatings Conference Polyurethanes for high performance coatings see a very broad field of usages - and not only in automotive application areas.Speakers of the European Coatings Conference Polyurethanes for high performance...

Company name: The European Coatings Conference
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Flowcrete seamless epoxy and polyurethane resin flooring systems installed at Unilever’s Durban...

Flowcrete’s seamless epoxy and polyurethane resin flooring systems were installed at Unilever’s new manufacturing plant in Durban, South Africa with hygiene a top consideration for the selection.Home to world famous dry food brands including Knorr, Robertson’s, Knorrox, Aromat and Rajah, the new Unilever plant has been designed under a ‘Green’...

Company name: Flowcrete
Published On: Tuesday August 28th, 2012

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Hernon Manufacturing and Redelease Form Joint Venture

Hernon Manufacturing, the North American innovator in adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment, announced a joint venture with Redelease, a main distributor of specialty chemicals in Brazil."We are honored to form this critical alliance as it will allow Hernon Manufacturing to expand into South America," said Edgardo Rodriguez, Sales and...

Company name: Hernon Manufacturing
Published On: Wednesday August 22nd, 2012

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
BASF Elastollan TPUs make flat cables for automotive electronics

A new line of Elastollan® TPUs (thermoplastic polyurethanes) manufactured by BASF and sold throughout North America by Alliance Polymers & Services LLC (APS) now offers a host of benefits for sheathing (coating) for flat cables needed for advanced automotive and other vehicular electronic systems.Benefits of the advanced Elastollan 1154D-10 KFFC...

Company name: Alliance Polymers and Services
Published On: Wednesday August 29th, 2012

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
BASF at China Composites Expo 2012

BASF will present its high-quality composites solutions at the 18th China International Composites Industrial Technical Expo in Shanghai from September 5-7. BASF will demonstrate how blade manufacturers in Asia can benefit from its epoxy systems by producing more efficient and durable wind turbine rotor blades. Another focus this year will be on...

Company name: BASF Asia Pacific
Published On: Sunday September 02nd, 2012

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Count On Tools Introduces Urethane Nozzles Series

Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, is pleased announce a breakthrough in custom nozzle engineering for ultra-smooth components from the semiconductor market. The latest series of nozzles feature precision-machined urethane tips that prevent components with very fine surface finishes, such as bare...

Company name: Count On Tools
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
Zhongji machinery and Qatar signed polyurethane equipment orders

A few days ago, Middle East country Qatar foreign made a special trip to Shanghai Zhongji machinery manufacturing Co Ltd, named requires the purchase of the company's production of polyurethane insulation board production equipment, and signed contracts for imported equipment on the spot. This is Zhongji machinery manufacturing company in July,...

Company name: Shanghai Zhongji Machinery Manufacturing
Published On: Monday September 03rd, 2012

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> RIGID FOAM>> SPRAY
SprayWorks Introduces New Line of Heavy-Duty Mobile Spray Foam Rigs

With its Master Series mobile spray foam rig, SprayWorks Equipment Group touted "the best spray foam rig in the industry." However, the company's newly introduced Master II Series has undoubtedly topped it."This thing was built for one purpose and one purpose only: production," said Dave Penta, SprayWorks' Vice President of Sales.SprayWorks began...

Company name: SprayWorks Equipment Group
Published On: Tuesday August 28th, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> ACOUSTIC INSULATION
Austrian vibration solution sets the standard in New York

Getzner provides the vibration solution for the largest totally decoupled building in the USA to date: high-tech materials now effectively protect "The Touraine", a luxury condominium building in Manhattan, from ground-borne noise and vibration."The Touraine" is a fifteen-storey luxury condominium building containing 22 exclusive apartments located...

Company name: Getzner Werkstoffe
Published On: Wednesday August 29th, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Autoneum and Nittoku sign Memorandum of Understanding with Toyota Boshoku on cooperation in...

The three leading automotive suppliers agree to collaborate in developing interior systems for hybrid vehicles. They aim to leverage their competences in car interior, acoustics and thermal management, applying a full systems approach.Autoneum (headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland), Nittoku (Nihon Tokushu Toryo Co.; Tokyo, Japan), and Toyota...

Company name: Autoneum
Published On: Tuesday August 28th, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SEATS
Johnson Controls develops a lightweight seating system and innovative floor console for the second...

Johnson Controls, a global leader in automotive seating, interior systems and electronics, is supplying the complete seating system, floor console and headliner for the new Kia cee'd."We are pleased to equip the second generation of the Kia cee'd with important interior components and to contribute to the success of this model," said Joris Janssen,...

Company name: Johnson Controls
Published On: Tuesday August 28th, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> BEDDING
Intercoil to open state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in RAK

In a step that reinforces its aggressive expansion plans and growing market leadership, Intercoil International, the Dubai-based sleep products manufacturer, today announced plans to open its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Ras Al Khaimah in Q 4, 2012, under the entity International industries LLC, a sister company of Intercoil...

Company name: Intercoil International
Published On: Monday September 03rd, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC
PORON ShockSeal Foams Hit the Electronic Device Industry

The results are in; Rogers Corporation's newest offerings – PORON(R) ShockSeal(TM) foams – are shown to reduce impacts up to four times more effectively than their closest competitor.* ShockSeal technology is a multi-functional, industrial strength foam designed to help the thinnest LCD displays, medical devices and fragile components withstand...

Company name: Rogers Corporation
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL
Polyurethanes: Tackling disease and sustainability

Running a hospital is a difficult job. The constant flow of people, doctors, admin, patients, you name it, within its corridors would make even the head of world-famous nurse Florence Nightingale spin. Quick and efficient movement, however, is key to success and saving lives, but, and here in lies the headache for Deans of Medicine, also presents...

Company name: ISOPA
Published On: Tuesday August 28th, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> WOOD IMITATION
Clopay® Introduces Canyon Ridge® Collection Ultra-Grain® Series Faux Wood Garage Doors

Clopay, North America's leading residential garage door manufacturer, is expanding its line of faux wood carriage house garage doors, combining two of the company’s most popular door models into a new energy efficient, low-maintenance, economically priced line called the Canyon Ridge Collection Ultra-Grain Series. The Canyon Ridge Collection...

Company name: Clopay
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> VIBRATION DAMPING COMP.
First vibration isolation project in Poland using sleeper pads

2012 saw Getzner install highly-elastic sleeper pads for the first time as a vibration isolation measure in Poland. A new tram line has been built in the city of Częstochowa in Silesia in the south of the country. For this project, Getzner effectively reduced disruptive vibrations by providing vibration isolation for the track bed.One resident...

Company name: Getzner Werkstoffe
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
Getzner know-how and materials used in railway construction

The new Goya railway station in the centre of the northern Spanish city of Zaragoza opened at the beginning of April 2012. It forms the final link between the two terminals on the main commuter line.The Cercanías Zaragoza light rail service started regular services to coincide with Expo 2008. The new C1 line meanwhile connects with the...

Company name: Getzner Werkstoffe
Published On: Tuesday August 28th, 2012

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Chemtura Expands AdipreneDirect Service Offering to Mexico

In support of its aggressive growth efforts in Mexico, Chemtura Corporation's Urethanes business has announced the formation of AdipreneDirect Mexico, a regional extension of the AdipreneDirect service offering dedicated to Chemtura's Urethanes customers.Chemtura launched AdipreneDirect in the U.S. and Canada in July 2011 to establish a closer...

Company name: Adiprene Direct
Published On: Saturday September 01st, 2012

 
DuPont to sell Performance Coatings to Carlyle Group

The private equity firm the Carlyle Group has agreed to buy DuPont Performance Coatings, a maker of automotive paints and related products, for $4.9 billion as it continues its drumbeat of acquisitions.DuPont is selling its coatings business, one of its largest divisions, as it increases its focus on food, energy and protection materials. DuPont...

Company name: DuPont Performance Coatings
Published On: Friday August 31st, 2012

 
Perstorp to strengthen sales and development in the UK and Eire

Following the overall review of the Group’s use of sales channels, specialty chemicals company Perstorp is pleased to announce that a new collaboration has been agreed between Perstorp and Innovia Solutions Ltd in Q3 2012.Innovia Solutions Ltd will now be responsible for distributing a wider range of Perstorp products including polyalcohols,...

Company name: Perstorp
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
2011/2012 was another record year for the RAMPF Group

In the current environment, we expect a positive financial year,” announced Michael Rampf, CEO of RAMPF Holding GmbH & Co. KG, at the press conference held last Wednesday, August 15, 2012, to mark the end of the financial year 2011/2012. RAMPF is a development partner and system supplier for customized solutions in reactive casting resins,...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Wednesday August 29th, 2012

 
Albemarle celebrates grand opening of R&D center at catalyst manufacturing facilities in Korea

Albemarle Corporation recently celebrated the grand opening of a new Research and Operations Center (ROC) at its facility in Yeosu, Korea. The celebration, which was held at the new ROC, included a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by regional and local dignitaries, customers, and media.The Yeosu facility is currently producing lab-scale and...

Company name: Albemarle Corporation
Published On: Wednesday August 29th, 2012

 
Bayer MaterialScience plant achieves ISO 14001 certification

Demonstrating Bayer MaterialScience LLC's long-standing commitment to sustainability and the environment, Bayer's Baytown, Texas, plant has achieved an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 certification. The certification confirms that the Baytown site supports and sustains environmentally responsible operations through its...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
VersaFlex Moves to Larger, Modern Facility

VersaFlex, a manufacturer and supplier of pure polyurea coatings, sealants, joint fillers and liners for various types of environments including commercial, industrial and maintenance, has announced that it has moved to a more modern and larger headquarters and production facility in Kansas. The new facility is quite near the old location.VersaFlex...

Company name: VersaFlex
Published On: Tuesday August 28th, 2012

 
PEOPLE
BASF hires new distribution services manager for automotive refinish business

BASF today announced that Karen Broccardo has joined the Automotive Refinish Business group as Distribution Services Manager. She will be located in Southfield, Michigan. According to Chuck Soeder, Vice President, Automotive Refinish and Industrial Coatings Solutions, Broccardo will be responsible for sales forecasting, sales compensation...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
GREEN CHEMISTRY
Waste Management & Renmatix to Explore Viability of Converting Waste into Bio-based Materials

Waste Management, Inc., one of the leading providers of comprehensive waste management services, and Renmatix, amongst the leading manufacturers of biobased sugar intermediates for global chemical and fuel markets, recently announced they have entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) to explore the feasibility of converting post-consumer...

Company name: Renmatix
Published On: Wednesday August 29th, 2012

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> METAL
Use of tin catalysts for the production of polyurethane coatings

The invention relates to the use of specific catalysts for the production of polyisocyanate polyaddition products, in particular for the coatings sector.

Company name: Bayer
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
Aldimines and compositions comprising aldimine

Aldimines of formula (I) that are particularly suitable as latent hardeners in curable compositions, particularly compositions having one or two-component isocyanate groups. Due to the presence of the reactive group, they can be converted to compounds of formulas (X) and (XII) having aldimine groups. The aldimines, or the aldimine compounds, can be...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
Crosslinking agent for adhesion to plastic

The present disclosure relates to an isocyanate terminated saturated hydrocarbon polymer that can be used as a crosslinking agent in a coating composition. The coating composition can provide a composition that adheres well to resinous substrates. Also provided are coating composition comprising the crosslinking agent and methods for producing the...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Gas barrier film

The present invention relates to a gas barrier film where a polyurethane type resin layer and an inorganic layer are disposed in this order from a polyester type resin film side on at least one surface of a polyester type resin film, wherein the polyurethane type resin constituting said polyurethane type resin layer is a resin containing a skeleton...

Company name: Toray Industries
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> THERMOSETS
Thermosetting resin composition, method for forming protective film for flexible wiring board, and...

A thermosetting resin composition which contains a polyurethane resin and a curing agent, the polyurethane resin including a constitutional unit derived from an alicyclic diol and having an acid value of 10 to 35 mgKOH/g.

Company name:
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
SYSTEMS>> ADHESIVES>> MOISTURE CURED
Polyurethane formulation with high green strength and gunnability

A moisture-curable polyurethane formulation is provided capable of curing to form a reaction product, having high green strength and being dispensable from a caulking gun. The polyurethane formulation comprises at least one isocyanate-terminated prepolymer, at least one rheology modifier or filler, optionally monomeric/polymeric isocyanate, and at...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS
Weatherable & abrasion resistant coating systems for polymeric substrates

Disclosed herein is a primer composition comprising an inorganic UV absorbing agent and a polymer selected from (i) a copolycarbonate, and (ii) a polyurethane obtained by reaction of a polyisocyanate and a copolycarbonate diol. Also disclosed is a coated article comprising a polymeric substrate, a primer layer disposed on at least one surface of...

Company name: Momentive Performance Materials
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> INKS
Ink-jet ink comprising cross-linked pigment dispersion based on polyurethane dispersants

The present disclosure provides an ink-jet ink comprising an aqueous ink vehicle and an aqueous dispersion, the aqueous dispersion comprises a colorant and a polyurethane dispersant, wherein said polyurethane dispersant is comprised of a polymer having a cross-linkable moiety, wherein the cross-linkable moiety is cross-linked with a cross-linking...

Company name: E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
Inkjet ink with self-dispersed pigments and hydroxyl terminated polyurethane ink additives

An ink for inkjet is provided for printing, comprising a self-dispersed pigment colorant and certain hydroxyl terminated polyurethanes derived from polyether diois which enhances fastness of the print towards highlighter and linger smudge without compromising jetting performance and storage stability of the ink.

Company name: E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
Method for producing binder for inkjet printing ink, inkjet printing ink, and printed material

An object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing a binder for inks and for use in producing an inkjet printing ink that has both good ink dischargeability and blend stability. A method for producing a binder for inkjet printing inks, the binder containing a hydrophilic-group-containing urethane resin (A), an acetylene...

Company name: DIC Corporation
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Resilient, water dispersible polyurethane foams and products incorporating same

A soft and resilient, cold-water dispersible polyurethane foam suitable for disposable personal care products is produced by the combination of corn syrup, glycerin, polyether diamine, PEG, a diisocyanate, water and a catalyst. The formulation and reaction conditions for forming the inventive foam are judiciously selected and carefully controlled...

Company name: Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> POLYISOCYANURATE FOAMS
Polyurethane foam premixes containing halogenated olefin blowing agents and foams made from same

The invention provides polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for the preparation thereof. More particularly, the invention relates to closed-celled, polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for their preparation. The foams are characterized by a fine uniform cell structure and little or no foam collapse. The foams are...

Company name: Honeywell International Inc.
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Dry adhesive

A selective adhesive mechanism comprises an engineered surface structure or substrate and a compliant member. The compliant member is able to be a dry and non-tacky substance. The compliant member is selectively adhesive to the engineered surface when the compliant member is in contact with the engineered surface. The compliant member shows...

Company name: Carey & Co
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Monolithic sealing member for image forming apparatus and method of manufacturing the same

A method for manufacturing a monolithic sealing member for an image forming apparatus, and an image forming apparatus having the monolithic sealing member are provided. The method includes applying a foamable polyurethane liquid in a portion of a housing in which three or more surfaces meet, molding the foamable polyurethane liquid in a mold and...

Company name: Samsung Electronics
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Films matted on one side and the use thereof

The invention relates to multi-layer elastic thermoplastic films, which consist of at least one layer of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPE-U), at least one further layer of thermoplastic polyurethane which is blended with modified acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer (MABS), and optionally at least one support layer of thermoplastic polymer...

Company name: Epurex Films
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Thermoplastic polymer composition and molded product

A thermoplastic polymer composition capable of exhibiting excellent impact resistance, durability and destaticizing property containing (A) 50 to 95% by mass of an aliphatic polyester-based resin and (B) 5 to 50% by mass of a block copolymer of (B1) a hard segment block with at least one of a polyamide, polyester, polyolefin or polyurethane, and...

Company name: Techno Polymer
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FIBERS
Agent for processing polyurethane elastomer fibers

A processing agent for processing urethane elastomer fibers contains a disperse medium of a specified kind having mineral oil as its principal component and a dispersoid of a specified kind including aliphatic ester compound. The disperse medium is 80-99.99% by mass and the dispersoid is 0.01-20% by mass for a total of 100% by mass. The average...

Company name: Takemoto Yushi Kabushiki Kaisha
Published On: Wednesday August 29th, 2012

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Method for producing a flexible composite elastomeric polyurethane skin

The present invention relates to a method for producing a flexible elastomeric composite polyurethane skin wherein a polyurethane reaction mixture is sprayed onto a mould surface and the polyurethane reaction mixture is allowed to cure to produce the skin layer. The polyurethane reaction mixture is composed of components comprising at least an...

Company name: Recticel Automobilsysteme
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Multi-layer cover golf ball having non-ionomeric intermediate cover layer

A golf ball including a core and a cover disposed adjacent the core, the cover including an ionomeric thermoplastic inner cover layer disposed about the core and having a hardness of 55 Shore D to 60 Shore D; a castable thermoset polyurethane outer cover layer having a hardness between 55 Shore D and 60 Shore D; and a non-ionomeric thermoplastic...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
Golf balls having a multi-layered core with a thermoset rubber center

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and cover of at least one layer are provided. In one preferred embodiment, a five-piece ball is formed. The center of the core is made of a thermoset rubber material. Three intermediate layers of thermoplastic material enclose the center. The outer cover layer is made of a composition...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
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 five-piece ball is formed, wherein the inner cover layer is made of a thermoplastic composition such as a highly neutralized (HNP) composition. The outer cover layer is made of a composition comprising a polyurethane, polyurea, or...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> DENTAL RESTORATION
Easily millable cad blocks of polymer foam which can be burned out and their use

Polymer blocks for use in the pressing technique, which include a polymer foam and use of the polymer blocks for the production of dental restorations or restoration parts by pressing. The polymer block may be selected from the group consisting of polystyrene, polymethyl methacrylate, polyurethane, phenol- or urea-formaldehyde resins, polyethylene,...

Company name: Ivoclar Vivadent
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
CHEMISTRY
Process for producing hydrolyzable silyl group-containing fluoropolymer, and composition containing...

The present invention has an object to provide a process for producing a hydrolyzable silyl group-containing fluoropolymer which is excellent in storage stability and has a sufficient pot life. At the time of producing a hydrolyzable silyl group-containing fluoropolymer by reacting an isocyanate group of an isocyanate group-containing alkoxysilane...

Company name: Asahi Glass Co Ltd
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
BINDERS
Lignocellulose materials having good mechanical properties

A process for the production of a lignocellulose-containing substance having an average density in the range from more than 600 to 900 kg/m.sup.3, in which, in each case based on the lignocellulose-containing substance: A) from 30 to 95% by weight of lignocellulose particles; B) from 1 to 25% by weight of expanded plastics particles having a bulk...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday August 30th, 2012

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> CONDUCTIVE BLENDS
Polyurethane conductive blends and composites: synthesis and applications perspective

The objective of this review is to describe the important progress made in the area of synthesis and applications of conducting composites/blends derived from polyurethanes as host material. Polyurethane is one of the most useful polymeric materials with multiple functional applications. The pristine polymer is an insulator and conductivity can be...

Company name: Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
Published On: Monday September 03rd, 2012

 
CHEMISTRY
Preparation of AB2 Monomers and the Corresponding Hyperbranched Polyureas in a One-Pot Procedure

Novel AB2 monomers and corresponding hyperbranched polyureas are prepared in a one-pot process. AB2 monomers are synthesized by a highly selective reaction of carbonyl biscaprolactam (CBC) with triamines comprising one secondary and two primary amino groups. Only the primary amines react with CBC, yielding blocked isocyanates. On heating,...

Company name: University of Groningen
Published On: Monday September 03rd, 2012

 
Development of high-performance networked polymers based on cyclotrimerization of isocyanates:...

Highly heat-resistant networked polymers consisting of isocyanurate moieties have been developed based on cyclotrimerization of isocyanates. To the polymerization system with using methylene diphenyl 4,4′-diisocyanate (MDI) as the main component, a series of aromatic monoisocyanates (p-tolylisocyanate, p-trifluoromethylphenylisocyanate,...

Company name: Kinki University
Published On: Monday September 03rd, 2012

 
Synthesis and characterization of polyurethanes containing glucose for selective determination of...

Polyurethane (PU) films were prepared from glucose, ethylene glycol and diphenylmethane diisocyanate and used to construct a novel polymer electrode for the detection of epinephrine (EP) in the presence of a high concentration of ascorbic acid (AA). The NCO:OH molar ratio was kept constant at 1 and the saccharide content was varied. The PUs were...

Company name: İnönü Universit
Published On: Monday September 03rd, 2012

 
 

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