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  Issue-367 - July 01, 2013   Recommend
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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Shell Announces Polyol Increase

Effective August 1, 2013, or as contracts will allow, Shell Chemical LP will increase prices as follows:CARADOL® Polyol prices will increase US $0.07/lb.

Company name: Shell Chemical Ltd
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> ORIENTED STRAND BOARD
Russia invests in OSB using Huntsman MDI resins

Russia currently still does not have its own OSB production, the first, long-awaited, Russian OSB plant will soon be launched by Kalevala company in the city of Petrozavodsk. The commissioning of that new factory is scheduled for the coming weeks.The new enterprise will produce sanded, unsanded, rebated as well as decorative OSB panels. At the...

Company name: Kalevala
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> SPRAYS
More and more sectors are using Elastocoat

The main function of a roof is to keep out the wet. All the same, leaks and penetrating moisture are by no means uncommon especially on flat roofs. The plastic- and bitumen-based membranes conventionally used are susceptible at the joints, particularly where complicated roof geometries are involved. Such membranes can additionally become brittle at...

Company name: BASF Polyurethanes
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Environmentally-friendly polyurethane-based coatings expected to become popular

Government initiatives to develop strong high-speed rail (HSR) networks in various countries and make mass transits faster, safer and efficient have opened up opportunities for the global HSR coatings and adhesives market. France, Germany, Spain, Italy and China are key growth markets that will eventually become the primary hotspots for HSR...

Company name: Frost & Sullivan
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
DuraTite™ 2.0 Spray Foam Insulation Earns ICC-ES Report, GREENGUARD Certifications

DuraTite™ 2.0, a closed cell spray polyurethane foam insulation recently introduced by Rhino Linings Corporation, has been issued an International Code Council Evaluation Services Report and has earned the GREENGUARD® indoor air quality certifications."We're excited to bring this new spray foam product to market, and these third-party...

Company name: Rhino Linings
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Setting the standard for spray polyurethane foam applicators

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has rejoined the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and will support its efforts to raise industry standards for spray foam application training and certification. The SPFA has designed a spray foam insulation contractor certification program that requires applicators to have the necessary background, training, and...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Published On: Tuesday June 25th, 2013

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Infinergy: BASF develops the first expanded TPU

In plastics research, there are various ways of developing innovative and potentially successful new materials. Additives help to give familiar substances new properties, while mixing polymers can lead to some interesting blends. Sometimes progress comes from using processing techniques that were previously reserved for other materials: when it...

Company name: BASF Polyurethanes
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
New antistatic additive for the PU industry

We are all familiar with the crackling sound and one’s hair standing on end when taking off a synthetic sweater – which is at worst mildly discomforting. In industry however, the electrostatic charging of plastics can cause the failure of electronic components and computer chips and is even capable of igniting combustible gases, vapours and dusts....

Company name: BASF Polyurethanes
Published On: Thursday June 27th, 2013

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Formaplex Produce Detailed Model Head from Medium-Density Polyurethane

Formaplex has produced a detailed model head from a medium-density polyurethane (PU) material using one of its CMS Poseidon machining centres.Formaplex says the production of the head demonstrates the intricate shapes and patterns that can be created using these materials and its machining technology.The head started life as a 400x400x550mm cube of...

Company name: Formaplex
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
New heated hose for the application of PU and polyurea with small units

The results of spray applications with polyurethane and polyurea are based upon plural criteria. Pressurisation inside the machine, heating the components with preheaters and hose-heating as well as impingement mixing inside the gun result in optimal performance.The German company Polycraft GmbH based in Rödermark has now improved its hose-heating...

Company name: Polycraft
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> RIGID FOAM>> SPRAY
Polyureatraining.com Provides Online Training Videos for Spray Gun Maintenance

Spray foam applicators constantly encounter problems with their spray guns because they lack the knowledge of how to properly maintain them. Lest we forget, without the spray gun functioning appropriately, it doesn't matter whether the proportioner, the pump, the hose and all the rig components are working perfectly, the SPF cannot be applied....

Company name: Polyureatraining.com
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING
Liftech’s PU Concrete Raising Becoming Denver’s Mudjacking Replacement

Liftech Corporation’s advanced alternative to mudjacking is proving itself as a cost effective and long lasting technique while boosting company growth by 75%. With many advantages over traditional methods of raising, leveling and stabilizing concrete platforms polyurethane is quickly becoming the mudjacking replacement as the preferred method to...

Company name: Liftech
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
The first PU high-performance insulating material as a ready-to-use panel

The debate about global warming and the rising prices of raw materials has brought the subject of sustainability firmly into the public spotlight. To conserve resources in day-to-day living, thermal insulation – be it in buildings or refrigerators – has an important role to play: because good insulation reduces energy costs, has a positive impact...

Company name: BASF Polyurethanes
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
Dow Drives Energy Efficiency in Russia to Help Sochi 2014 Deliver Games with Minimal Impact on...

Delivering on the commitment to enable Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games with minimal impact on climate in Russia, The Dow Chemical Company, as the Official Carbon Partner of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, launched this week a program in partnership with the strategic customer Profflex that will enable substantial reductions in greenhouse...

Company name: Dow Izolan
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MARINE
CPI to Showcase New Inflatable RIB Collars

CPI Marine, a U.S. supplier of inflatable and foam collars for rigid-hull inflatable boats (RIBs), is introducing its new range of products for the international marine market at Seawork International 2013 in Southampton, U.K., June 25-27.The product range on display will include CPI Marine’s patented air bladder systems as well as traditional...

Company name: CPI Marine
Published On: Tuesday June 25th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL
In Stock Urethane Covered Bearings for Smooth, Quiet and Non-Marring Operation

Fixtureworks®, a leading supplier of workholding components, material handling products, machine tool components and fixturing accessories now offers Fairlane® Products Urethane Covered Bearings.Available in stock, ready to ship with no lead time, no minimum order and no tooling required, they are available in both inch and metric sizes. This is...

Company name: Fixtureworks
Published On: Tuesday June 25th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> HOSES & TUBING
Polyurethane Vacuum Hose Flexible and Abrasion-Resistant

A heavy duty, versatile all-plastic vacuum hose that is easy to work with for applications requiring good airflow with high abrasion-, puncture-, and UV-resistance is being introduced by FLEXAUST of Warsaw, Indiana.FLEXAUST Flex-Tube® PU 60 HF is a highly flexible heavy thermoplastic polyether polyurethane hose with an ABS helix that is designed...

Company name: Flexaust Co., Inc., The
Published On: Tuesday June 25th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> VIBRATION- DAMPENING
New- Sorbothane 4″ X 4″ Interlocking Shock Absorbing System

Sorbothane, Inc. introduced an innovative system of interlocking Sorbothane® layers that can be customized to meet individual needs.Meticulously engineered 4” X 4” Sorbothane® pads can be layered and “locked” together to build a specific shock attenuating and vibration isolating assembly. A steel baseplate provides column strength and maintains the...

Company name: Sorbothane
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Baalbaki Opens Second Polyurethane Plant in Cairo

Baalbaki Chemical Industries, a middle-eastern polyurethane formulations company, said it has opened its second polyurethane adhesives plant in Cairo. The new plant is designed to serve customers in North and East Africa.Baalbaki Chemical Industries set up as a polyurethane systems house in the 6th October Industrial City, Egypt in 2008.Baalbaki...

Company name: Baalbaki Group
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
New manufacturing plant slated to open in Hesston

A Minnesota-based manufacturer of rotational molded plastic parts for farm and commercial equipment announced it will open a new plant in Hesston.GVL Polymers Inc. expects to employ at least 20 full-time workers in the 50,000-square foot plant within its first year of operation. The company's primary product is polyurethane snouts for corn...

Company name: GVL Polymers
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
VersaFlex Achieves Second ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification for Polyurea Coatings

VersaFlex Incorporated has been an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer since January 2009. VersaFlex was actually the first company in the United States to receive ISO certification under the newer 2008 standard.The ISO 9001:2008 certification demonstrates the company's commitment to providing consistent, high quality coating products to the...

Company name: VersaFlex
Published On: Thursday June 27th, 2013

 
New Operating Division Performance Materials combines BASF’s material know how

BASF created the new Performance Materials Division in January of 2013. In keeping with differentiation on the basis of business model and customer requirements, units with a customer and industry sector focus are now separated more clearly from units that focus on chemistry and production. The new Division Performance Materials combines as never...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
Profitable growth with realigned plastics business

BASF aims to continue growing faster than the market with its downstream plastics, as well as large-volume monomers and commodity polymers. By bundling all specialty polymers in the newly created Performance Materials division, the company has further strengthened its focus on the needs of its customers.Wind energy is one area of focus in entering...

Company name: BASF Corporation
Published On: Tuesday June 25th, 2013

 
RAMPF Giessharze is expanding

RAMPF Giessharze, a leading developer and manufacturer of polyurethane and epoxy resin systems and silicones, has added a new dissolver plant and two epoxy tanks to its production site in Grafenberg.“The new dissolver plant allows us to increase our production capacity by a percentage running into double digits, meaning we will have no problem at...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
PEOPLE
Gaco Western Promotes Vicki Campbell to Vice President, People Strategy & Development

Gaco Western’s employee base totaled 69 when Vicki Campbell joined Gaco in May of 2007 as Director, Human Resources. Today both employee population and revenue has grown significantly, as has the company’s Human Resources responsibilities. In her role as Vice President, People Strategy & Development, Campbell will continue to lead Gaco’s strategic...

Company name: Gaco Western
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
OSHA Announces New National Emphasis Program For Occupational Exposure To Isocyanates

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a new National Emphasis Program to protect workers from the serious health effects from occupational exposure to isocyanates. OSHA develops national emphasis programs to focus outreach efforts and inspections on specific hazards in an industry for a three-year period. Through this...

Company name: the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Published On: Wednesday June 26th, 2013

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Flame retardant polyurethane elastomer, fiber and textile formed therefrom, and method for their...

A flame retardant polyurethane elastomer composition containing an oligomeric phosphate obtained by reaction of a trialkyl phosphate with phosphorous pentoxide and an epoxides is provided. In a preferred embodiment, the polyurethane elastomer is a spandex. A method to prepare a fiber or yarn of the flame retardant elastomer and a fabric containing...

Company name: RadiciSpandex
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS>> AMINE BASED
Etheramines containing flexible and rigid segments and their use as intermediates for polymer...

The present invention relates to an etheramine mixture containing a monoether diamine and its method of production by alkyloxating an initiator with an alkylene oxide to produce a precursor polyol and reductively aminating the precursor polyol to form the etheramine mixture. The etheramine mixture may be used in variety of applications including as...

Company name: Huntsman Petrochemical Corporation
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Process for production of polymer polyols

The present invention provides a process for preparing a polymer polyol (PMPO) by alkoxylating a starter compound(s) having active hydrogen atoms in the presence of a double metal cyanide (DMC) catalyst, radical initiator(s) and optionally PMPO stabilizers and simultaneously polymerizing unsaturated monomer(s) with radical initiator(s). The polymer...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> SOY BASED POLYOLS
Soy-based polyols

The invention provides processes for preparing soy-based oligomeric polyols or substituted oligomeric polyols, as well as urethane bioelasteromers comprising the oligomeric polyols or substituted oligomeric polyols.

Company name: The University of Missouri
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Water dispersible polyisocyanate compositions

Non aqueous water dispersible compositions comprising: I) polyisocyanates, which are made hydrophilic by reaction with a 1,3- or 1,2-nonionic diol containing one alkoxy-terminated polyoxyethylene and/or polyoxypropylene chain, II) one or more ethoxylated alcohol phosphates having at least one phosphoric group in acid form, and optionally III) a...

Company name: Lamberti
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> PREPOLYMERS
Isocyanate-terminated prepolymer, the method for preparing the same and the use thereof

The present invention pertains to the field of polyurethane, especially relates to an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer, the method for preparing the same and the use thereof. The present invention adjusts the reaction components and the ratios thereof to obtain an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer suitable for preparing flexible polyurethane foam...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Curable resin composition and multi-layer laminate manufactured using the same

A multi-layer laminate includes a substrate and a resin layer. The substrate has an acrylic anti-abrasion coating layer on at least one surface. The resin layer is formed on the acrylic anti-abrasion coating layer and includes a polymerization product of a curable resin composition. The curable resin composition includes a (meth)acrylate having one...

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
Laminate of an acrylic resin composition layer containing triazine based ultra-violet compounds and...

It is an object of the present invention to provide a laminate having excellent weatherability and abrasion resistance as well as adhesion. The present invention relates to a laminate comprising a base, a first layer formed by thermally curing an acrylic resin composition and a second layer formed by thermally curing an organosiloxane resin...

Company name: Teijin
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Inkjet printing method and system

Pigment-based ink composition, and inkjet printing systems and methods employing such ink composition. The ink contains an aqueous polyurethane additive including polyurethane polymer chains including at least first segments having a polysiloxane group of Mw greater than about 10,000 pendant to the polyurethane polymer chain backbone, wherein (i)...

Company name:
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
Polyurethane resin adhesion pigment, pigment dispersion composition and inkjet ink composition

A pigment that exhibits excellent image density, dispersibility, storage stability, and resolubility, and forms an ink film that exhibits marker resistance and rubfastness is provided. A polyurethane resin-bonded pigment is produced by bringing (I) a pigment having a surface acidic group into contact with (II) a water-dispersible polyurethane resin...

Company name: Tokai Carbon
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Ultra-low permeability polymeric encapsulated acoustic device and method

This invention is an acoustic device protected by an acoustically transparent low water permeability encapsulant made from an acoustically clear polymer such as polyurethane. High aspect ratio clay nanoparticles are positioned in the substrate in overlapping layers with layers of the substrate interposed. The invention also provides a method for...

Company name: United States Govemment, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> LAMINATES
Resin laminate, method for production thereof, and transfer film for use in the production of resin...

Disclosed is a resin laminate having a surface layer excellent in antistatic properties, scratch resistance, and transparency. Also disclosed is a method for producing the resin laminate with a high productivity. Further disclosed is a transfer film for use in the production of the resin laminate. The resin laminate comprises a resin shaped...

Company name: Mitsubishi Rayon
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> ADHESIVES
Method for mutually adhering moulded articles of vulcanized rubber and of polymer

The invention relates to a method for mutually adhering a first moulded article of an at least partially vulcanized rubber polymer and a second moulded article of a polymer. The method comprises at least the steps of providing a first moulded article of a rubber polymer which comprises a compound containing carboxylic acid anhydride; providing a...

Company name: Apollo Vredestein
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS
Method and apparatus for lining pipes with isocyanate and hydroxyl-amine resin based on castrol or...

A method and apparatus is disclosed for remotely installing in a conduit a monolithic liner comprised of an amine terminated resin and a hydroxyl resin combined with isocyanate. The hydroxyl resin may include caster oil or soy based oil. The liner mixture may include anti-static agents such as quaternary ammonium ethosulfates, ethoxylated amines or...

Company name: Quest Inspar
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Highly scratch resistant one-part clear coating composition comprising silane-modified blocked...

The present invention relates to a highly scratch resistant one-part clear coating composition comprising a silane-modified blocked isocyanate for cars, in which a blocked isocyanate curing system comprising a silane functional group is applied besides an acrylic melamine-curing system used as a clear coat system for new cars unlike an...

Company name:
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
Polyurethanes, articles and coatings prepared therefrom and methods of making the same

The present invention provides polyurethanes including a reaction product of components including: (a) an isocyanate functional urethane prepolymer comprising a reaction product of components including: (i) about 1 equivalent of at least one polyisocyanate; and (ii) about 0.1 to about 0.5 equivalents of at least one diol having 2 to 18 carbon...

Company name: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Floor covering product and method of using same

The invention comprises an improved floor covering product. The floor covering product comprises a floor covering material having a face surface and a back surface. On the back surface of the floor covering material is a layer of polyurethane having a cure index of between approximately 70 and 90. A method of using the floor covering product is...

Company name: Textile Rubber & Chemical
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ROOFING
Roofing system including insulation and cover boards

A roofing system includes a plurality of insulation boards adapted for overlying a roof deck to form a layer of insulation, and a plurality of cover boards adapted for overlying the layer of insulation. Each insulation board includes a polymer foam material having a first density. Each cover board includes a material including polyisocyanurate, the...

Company name: Johns Mansville
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive composition for polarizer plate, polarizer plate including adhesive layer including the...

An adhesive composition for a polarizer plate, the adhesive composition including a (meth)acrylic copolymer and a polyisocyanate curing agent containing an isocyanurate structure.

Company name:
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
Use of 2K cartridge adhesives as a laminating adhesive

Use of two-component polyurethane adhesives as a laminating adhesive for the full-surface adhesive bonding of flexible film substrates to form multilayer films, the adhesive being provided packed into cartridges.

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
Adhesives with acoustic damping effect

A one- or two-component adhesive containing: a) a binding agent having reactive isocyanate groups or silane groups, and b) a nonreactive polymer having a glass transition temperature, measured by means of DSC, in the range from -40.degree. C. to +60.degree. C. This preferably has, in a cured state, at a temperature at least in the range from -10 to...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

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

A phase-separated polymeric composition comprising a first phase including polyurethane domains; and a second phase including a butyl rubber matrix.

Company name: Firestone Building Products
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU FILMS
Elastic multi-layer films and elastic article thereof

The present invention provides an elastic multi-layer film including an oil-resistant layer consisting essentially of thermoplastic polyurethane; and a tie layer consisting essentially of a grafted polymer. The elastic multi-layer film is formed by co-extruding melted resins of the oil-resistant layer and the tie layer. The present invention...

Company name: Industrial Technology Research Institute
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Method for producing a composite material with improved adhesion between thermoplastics and...

The present disclosure relates to a method for producing composite materials containing as a first layer a foamed thermoplastic support and as a second layer polyurethane (PU), the resulting composite materials being characterized by improved foam adhesion, wherein (i) a foamed polycarbonate molding composition is produced by injection molding...

Company name: Bayer Material Science
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Baffle with enhanced acoustic damping properties

An insert for sealing and acoustic damping of a longitudinal cavity having an interior surface, comprising: a) one or more carrier plates made of a polymeric material (A) which does not deform when heated to a temperature not higher than 180.degree. C. and which comprises a main polymer (A1) which gives mechanical strength to the carrier plate,...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
Colorized retroreflective material and method

A colorized retroreflective materials for use on clothing are colorized by including a substantially transparent colorizing overlayer composition applied to a retroreflective layer, the overlayer further comprising an amount of a suitable pigmented ink; an amount of at least one species of polyurethane material; and an amount of a silane material.

Company name: Safe Reflections
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> CONCRETE SUBSTITUTE
Concrete substitute

A concrete substitute material (30) which is environmentally friendly in its manufacture and use. The material (30) comprises a mix of petrochemical based polyols (11), renewable polyols (12), isocyanate (20) and filler material (21). Products (34) formed by curing of the material (30) can be recycled, and are lightweight, strong and durable.

Company name:
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to improve the abrasion-resistance of a golf ball having a polyurethane cover. Another object of the present invention is to enhance the resilience and the shot feeling thereof. The present invention provides a golf ball having a cover, said cover comprising, as a base resin, a thermoplastic polyurethane...

Company name: SRI Sports
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL
Expandable stent with wrinkle-free elastomeric cover

An improved stent-graft device is provided that delivers a smooth flow surface over a range of operative expanded diameters by applying a unique cover material to the stent through a technique that allows the cover to become wrinkle-free prior to reaching fully deployed diameter. The unique cover material then allows the device to continue to...

Company name: W. L. Gore & Associates
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
CHEMISTRY
Diisocyanate terminated macromer and formulation thereof for use as an internal adhesive or sealant

A novel macromer or mixture thereof is described herein, comprising benzoyl isocyanate terminal moieties and at least two residues of a water-soluble polymer having a molecular weight ranging from 80 to 10,000 adjacent to the carbonyl group of the benzoyl isocyanate moieties, thereby forming at least two ester linkages in the macromer or mixture...

Company name: Ethicon
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
Light-fast polyurethanes and use thereof

The invention relates to light-fast polyurethanes and to the use thereof.

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday June 28th, 2013

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Past, Present And Future Trend Of PentaBDE In Foam Products In The Use And Waste Phases From...

This is a preliminary report on the temporal trends in the mass of pentaBDE in polyurethane foam products from 1980 to 2004, and the mass in products that move from the use to waste phase with comparisons to those of octa- and decaBDE mixtures that have been used in electronic products and the transportation sector. Use of pentaBDE in furniture...

Company name: University of Toronto
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
Low VOC Cal TB117 Using Bio Renewable Technologies

The well-respected Cal TB117 flammability standard is on the block because of its environmental impact through the historic use of flame retardants which have now been found to leave the foam and impact people. The paper discloses an alternative route to passing this internationally accepted flammability standard which ensures that the flame...

Company name: Green Urethanes Limited
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
Methods For Identification Of Flame Retardants In Polyurethane Foams

Changing flammability standards and increasing public awareness of the eco-toxicity of halogenated flame retardants may have significant implications for polyurethane foam manufacturers and their customers. There will be increasing interest in end-of-life alternatives for existing products with halogenated foam. Similarly, increasing costs of...

Company name: Hope College
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> AMINE
Novel Reactive Gelling Catalyst For Extremely Low-Emission Flexible Polyurethane Foam

TOSOH Corporation has developed a novel reactive amine catalyst (Reactive-TEDA) that demonstrates strong gelling ability in the polyurethane (PU) reaction and exhibits extremely low emissions while promoting improved foam durability and properties. Within certain applications, reducing the Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) content in PU systems...

Company name: Tosoh Corporation
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Application Of WALKI Technologies In Continuous Flexible Foam Production

WALKI “Peelable Products” are specifically designed to improve the efficiency of flexible polyurethane foam production through foam waste reduction. All PeelFoam and CoverFoam products contain strong craft paper. Re-use or sale of scrap paper for other usage provide attractive options for the foam manufacturer. Coated film is attached to foam...

Company name: Walki
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
The Cusum Chart: An Additional Tool For Quality Control

Statistical Process Control (SPC) has long been a staple of quality control methodology, but in some applications it has not been sufficiently sensitive to detect small changes in product quality. An alternate method termed a Cusum Chart is reviewed and shown in application to polyurethane foam manufacturing. Cusum Charts are demonstrated to be...

Company name:
Published On: Monday July 01st, 2013

 
 

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