Issue-368 - July 08, 2013   Recommend
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TKK lauches new PU adhesive for construction cleaner for cleaning mix dispening equipment for PU...

Tekafin cleaner 5 is used for cleaning (solvent purge) mix dispening equipment for two component silicone, polyurethane or polysulphide sealant used in insulating application.

Company name: TKK Srpenica
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Global Non-Halogenated Flame Retardant Market for Polymers is Expected to Reach USD 2.15 billion in...

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research Non-Halogenated Flame Retardants (Aluminum Hydroxide, Phosphorus and Others) Market for Polymers (Polyolefin, Epoxy Resin, PVC, ETP, UPE, Rubber, Styrenics and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018, the demand for non-halogenated...

Company name: Transparency Market Research
Published On: Wednesday July 03rd, 2013

Lanxess Reports Increasing Demand for Milled Short Glass Fibers

LANXESS, one of the world's leading glass fiber manufacturers, is seeing a marked growth in demand for its milled short glass fibers (milled fiber). This is particularly true for the compounding of thermoplastics, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and polyurethane, which is processed using reinforced reaction injection molding, or R-RIM. “Our milled...

Company name: Lanxess
Published On: Wednesday July 03rd, 2013

Myriant and Johnson Matthey-Davy open UK bio-chemical facility

Myriant Corp., a global renewable chemicals company, and Johnson Matthey-Davy Technologies, have announced the successful production of bio-butanediol (BDO) and tetrahydrofuran (THF) from Myriant’s bio-succinic acid. The qualification work was conducted at Johnson Matthey-Davy’s facility at Teesside, UK, using bio-succinic acid supplied by Myriant...

Company name: Myriant
Published On: Tuesday July 02nd, 2013

UL and Intertek Approve Daubond U8508-10 Adhesive

Daubert Chemical’s Daubond U8508-10, a single component, hot melt adhesive that reacts with moisture to become a cross-linked, thermoset adhesive, recently passed Underwriters Laboratories (UL 10C) and Intertek (Warnock-Hersey) tests recognizing Daubond U8508-10 as a component in fire-rated steel doors. Daubond U8508-10 exhibits strong resistance...

Company name: Daubert Chemical Company
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013

Steron coating now standard and available worldwide

A few years ago, BASF created completely new ways to give surfaces an extremely unusual look and feel through use of a polyurethane dispersion with the brand name Steron ® . The coating system combines the different characteristics of leather, artificial leather, fabric and soft-touch materials. It permits creation of surfaces with a structure and...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Saturday July 06th, 2013

Tacoma Awards $217K Coating Job

A Washington State contractor who was the sole bidder on an industrial coating project in Tacoma, WA, has been green-lighted for the job.The City of Tacoma awarded Coatings Unlimited Inc., of Kent, WA, a $217,216 contract for lead abatement and coatings work on the exterior surfaces of a standpipe in Tacoma.The 1.35 MG standpipe is a part of the...

Company name: Coatings Unlimited
Published On: Wednesday July 03rd, 2013

Lechler acquires control of the I.V.E. Group

With the acquisition of the Brazilian furniture coatings producer, Italian company Lechler expands its activities in South America.Lechler S.p.A. has acquired control of I.V.E. Industria Vernici Fermo Galbiati & C. S.r.l., controlling 80 % of IVE do Brazil. Europe is the natural territory of expansion for the Italian coatings producer, but the...

Company name: Lechler
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Pepsi Bottling Plant Uses NCFI's TerraThane Geotechnical Polyurethane Foam to Save Spillage and Lost...

When the ground inevitably shifts and erodes beneath concrete slab floors of factories and warehouses like the PepsiBottling Group facility in Nashville, TN, the slabs become uneven and the joints become mini-speed bumps. Drivers of forklifts will tell you it makes for a bumpy ride as they transport pallets of Pepsi and other beverages across the...

Company name: NCFI Polyurethanes
Published On: Wednesday July 03rd, 2013

TKK lauches new PU adhesive for construction

Tekapur PU adhesive for construction is used for building external and internal partition walls and gluing different construction materials like bricks, concrete, thermo blocks, wood panels, stone and other isolation materials.

Company name: TKK Srpenica
Published On: Wednesday July 03rd, 2013

Adhesive Slug Melter Simplifies PUR Adhesives Processing

Nordson Corporation’s VersaPUR adhesive slug melter simplifies use of their PUR adhesive line. VersaPUR melters work with foil-encased 20 kilogram slugs and melt smaller portions of adhesive as needed. This system does not require inert gas and reduces thermal stress on the adhesive. The melt-as-needed design and convenient, intuitive controls...

Company name: Nordson
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013

A revolution in the World Of Windows

The window industry in India is at the helm of an exponential rise. Currently growing at the rate of over 12% per annum owing to the growth of housing segment primarily, it promises a wide array of business and architectural opportunities. Windows are an integral part of timeless architecture, crucial in enhancing the functionality of the...

Company name: McCoy Soudal
Published On: Wednesday July 03rd, 2013

Green housing saves homeowners money

Helping the environment is a major impetus many homeowners pursue in changing the fixtures in their houses. But when it comes to improving the overall function and efficiency of the place, renovations need to get a little more targeted. The initial investment in making a house more eco-friendly pays off in a lot of ways, and by using Icynene,...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Thursday July 04th, 2013

Uratex wins Readers Digest's trusted brand platinum Award

For the fifth consecutive year, Uratex, a brand under the RGC Foam Group, the largest manufacturer of commercial and automotive polyurethane foam products in the country, won the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Platinum Award 2013.The recent award continues to be a testament to Uratex’s commitment to bring only the best foam products to Filipinos....

Company name: Uratex
Published On: Thursday July 04th, 2013

Equipment supplier expands coal sector offering

The offering of specialised equipment supplier Multotec to the coal sector is evolving in line with the latest trends emerging from end-user operations.Multotec site services GM Garth Jones says companies operating in the local and international coal sector form a major customer base for the company. In this sector, Multotec differentiates itself...

Company name: Multotec
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

More durable idlers from Eurotrack

To complement its range of Camoplast agricultural rubber track and wheel products, Eurotrack now offers heavy-duty mid-rollers to fit Challenger MT700/800 series, Case IH Quadtracs and John Deere T and RT series tractors.Manufactured by Superior Tire and Rubber Corporation in the USA, these new polyurethane mid-rollers have been developed to...

Company name: Eurotrack
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

AutomationDirect Expands Tubing Offering in Pneumatics Line

AutomationDirect has expanded its pneumatic tubing line to include UV stabilized polyurethane (PUR) and PTFE styles.NITRA tubing is made from the highest quality, 100% virgin raw materials available and has a hardness specification of Shore A 98. The ether-based tubing provides excellent hydrolosis, oil and cold resistance.Strong and flexible,...

Company name: AutomationDirect
Published On: Thursday July 04th, 2013

Plastic Additives: Investing globally in high-performance manufacturing sites

As resources are becoming scarcer, lightweight and stable plastics will continue to gain in importance, replacing less sustainable materials in industries as diverse as automotive, building & construction, agriculture or electronics. Thanks to advanced Plastic Additives technologies, plastics can be used in under-the-hood applications in the...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Thursday July 04th, 2013

Baumer hhs is growing - Foundation stone cermony

Baumer hhs starts his new building

Company name: Baumer
Published On: Thursday July 04th, 2013

Selena: EU grant for research & development

Research Centre of Construction Technology, R&D division in the Selena Group, signed an agreement with the Polish Ministry of Economy to modernize its research and development center. 40% of the investment scheduled for the years 2013-2014 will be funded from the Ministry of Economy’s Innovative Economy Operational Programme. The capital obtained...

Company name: Selena
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Plenty of material for discussion

There was plenty of material for discussion when Innovationsnetzwerk Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg and Netzwerk Auto-Mobil paid a visit to RAMPF Dosiertechnik. The RAMPF company develops highly innovative products and solutions for its customers – many of them in the automotive engineering sector.“We are delighted to host this event. Innovation and...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Wednesday July 03rd, 2013

URETEK Holdings, Inc. Welcomes Back New Chief Operating Officer, Promotes Existing Team Members,...

URETEK Holdings is pleased to announce the rejoining of Richard T. Kelecy to the URETEK Holdings team as Chief Operating Officer, the promotions of Bob Moody to President of Florida and David Emfinger to Vice President of Business Development, the hiring of Robert Armstead as Online Marketing and Business Development Manager, and the advancement of...

Company name: URETEK Holdings
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

U.S. to Crack Down on Isocyanates

A chemical used in everything from paints and varnishes to spray foam insulation and building materials is the target of new federal scrutiny aimed at protecting workers.Isocyanates, in widespread and growing use throughout the architectural coatings and building materials industry, are the focus of a new National Emphasis Program by the...

Company name: the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Published On: Wednesday July 03rd, 2013

Fire-retardant thermoplastic polyurethane resin composition for telecommunication cable covering

Disclosed is a halogen-free fire-retardant polyolefin resin composition for a telecommunication cable covering, which includes 50.about.74 wt % of thermoplastic polyurethane, 1.about.10 wt % of maleic anhydride grafted styrene-ethylene/butylene-styrene, 5.about.38 wt % of melamine cyanurate and 2.about.20 wt % of an organic phosphinate salt, and in...

Company name: TSC
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Flame-retardant polyurethane foams

Process for producing a flame-retardant polyurethane foam of density from 5 to 50 g/L, by mixing (a) organic polyisocyanate with (b) polymeric compounds having at least two hydrogen atoms reactive toward isocyanates, (c) optionally chain extender and/or crosslinking agent, (d) flame retardant, (e) blowing agent, (f) catalysts, and optionally (g)...

Company name:
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Method for producing crystalline polyoxyalkylene polyol, and resin obtained by using the same as raw...

The present invention has its object to produce a highly reactive crystalline polyoxyalkylene polyol with a very high isotacticity at low cost, and provide polyurethane resins, and polyester resins which are excellent in sharp meltability. The present invention relates to a method for producing a crystalline polyoxyalkylene polyol having a number...

Company name: Sanyo Chemical Industries
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Allophanate modified polyisocyanates

A composition that includes isocyanate group containing compounds that include on average i) a NCO functionality less than or equal to 3.5; and ii) from 1.5 to 8 percent by weight, based on the isocyanate containing compound, of allophanate groups; and which is substantially free of uretdione groups. The composition can be used in two component...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Moisture-curing polyisocyanate mixtures

The invention relates to moisture-curing polyisocyanate mixtures, to a process for their preparation and to their use as binders in lacquers, coatings, adhesives and sealing materials.

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Self-crosslinking polysiloxane-modified polyhydroxy polyurethane resin, resin material containing...

Provided are a self-crosslinking polysiloxane-modified polyhydroxy polyurethane resin derived from a reaction of a 5-membered cyclic carbonate polysiloxane compound represented by the following formula (1) and an amine compound and having polysiloxane segments and masked isocyanate groups in its structure: ##STR00001## wherein A means ##STR00002##...

Company name: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Building board and method for production

A building board, in particular of wooden material, plastic or a mixture of wooden material and plastic, with a top side and an underside and side edges. A polyurethane layer is applied at least on the top side. A decorative layer imitating a natural material is applied onto the polyurethane layer.

Company name: Flooring Technologies
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Photocurable composition

The present invention relates to a photocurable composition which exhibits excellent adhesiveness not only to thermoplastic resins such as PET and polyimide but also to adherends of metal oxides such as IZO and metals such as gold, more particularly to a photocurable composition which comprises a urethane oligomer (A) having two or more allyl ether...

Company name: Bridgestone
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Inkjet recording ink and image forming method

An inkjet recording ink which includes: a carbon black; a dispersant, wherein the dispersant is a sodium naphthalenesulfonate-formalin condensate; resin emulsion; and water, in which the resin emulsion contains a resin which is at least one of a urethane resin and a styrene-acryl resin, and the ink satisfies the following relationship:...

Company name: Ricoh
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Composition capable of radiation activated catalysis and radiation curable urethane containing the...

A composition capable of radiation activated catalysis is provided. The composition comprises a metal compound, a mercapto compound and an olefinic compound. Radiation curable urethane compositions comprising the disclosed composition are also provided. The radiation curable urethane compositions comprise the disclosed composition, a hydroxyl...

Company name: Ashland
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Polyurethane dispersions, a process of making, and a method of use thereof

The invention relates to a polyurethane P comprising a moiety derived from a polyfunctional isocyanate F, and a hydroxyfunctional compound ABCE made from a grafted fatty acid AB which in turn is made from a fatty acid A having at least one olefinic unsaturation, and grafted with a mixture B of olefinically unsaturated monomers which mixture...

Company name: Cytec Surface Specialties
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Polyurethane foam containing synergistic surfactant combinations and process for making same

The present invention relates to a composition and process for preparing fine-celled polyurethane foam obtained from frothing a polyurethane foam-forming composition possessing a synergistic combination of silicone surfactants.

Company name: Momentive Performance Materials
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Process for the preparation of flexible polyurethane foam and foam obtained thereby

The present invention is directed to a process for the preparation of a flexible polyurethane foam and to the polyurethane foam prepared by that process. The foam is in particular a flexible polyurethane foam which has a density of between 25 and 120 kg/m.sup.3, a resilience, measured at C. in accordance with ASTM D 3574 H, higher than...

Company name: Recticel
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Bioresin composition for use in forming a rigid polyurethane foam article

A bioresin composition is used to form a rigid polyurethane article that includes a first and a second biopolyol and is substantially free of aprotic solvents that chemically decompose in the presence of water. The first biopolyol includes a natural oil component. The second biopolyol includes the reaction product of a natural carbohydrate and an...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Aliphatic polyurea coating, the method for preparing the same and the use thereof

The present invention pertains to an aliphatic polyurea coating, comprising a product mixed by the components including NCO-terminated polycarbonate diol modified and/or of ether polyol modified isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI) prepolymer; hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) oligomers; and amino resin comprising sterically hindered secondary aliphatic...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Polyurethane-polyurea coated door for walk-in coolers and freezers

Described herein is a custom built-to-size, polyurethane-polyurea coated door for walk-in coolers and freezers, which will withstand collision, and wear-and-tear in an industrial or commercial setting.

Company name:
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Golf ball having an over-indexed thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer cover and having a soft...

A golf ball having an over-indexed thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer cover and having a soft feeling when hit. The golf ball cover also may be cross-linked.

Company name: Nike
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Over-indexed thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer, method of making, and articles comprising the...

An over-indexed, optionally cross-linked thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer. Also, the method of making the elastomer, and articles, including golf balls, comprising the elastomer.

Company name: Nike
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Solid golf ball

The invention provides a solid golf ball which has a core of at least one layer and a cover of at least one layer. At least one layer of the core is formed primarily of polybutadiene and includes at least 0.05 part by weight each of (I) a rubber powder obtained by granulating a rubber material containing acrylic acid or a metal salt of acrylic acid...

Company name: Bridgestone Sports
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Golf ball adhesion promoter

The present invention is a method for forming a golf ball, the method comprising mixing an aqueous polyurethane dispersion with an azridine to form an aqueous polyurethane dispersion/aziridine mixture. Then, adding the aqueous polyurethane dispersion/aziridine mixture to a water tank, to form a PUD/aziridine solution and dipping a polybutadiene...

Company name: Callaway Golf Company
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Infrared absorbing polarized eyeglass lens

An infrared absorbing polarized eyeglass lens substrate includes a polarizing element including a polarizing film and a polyurethane resin material containing an infrared absorbing agent and covering both surfaces of the polarizing film, and an eyeglass lens substrate made of a polyurethane resin not containing an infrared absorbing agent and...

Company name: Talex Optical
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Polishing pad

A method for manufacturing a polishing pad that has high level of optical detection accuracy and is prevented from causing slurry leak from between the polishing region and the light-transmitting region includes preparing a cell-dispersed urethane composition by a mechanical foaming method; placing a light-transmitting region at a predetermined...

Company name: Toyo Tire and Rubber Co
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Bio-based polyurethane article

A polyurethane article includes at least 25% of bio-based content and is made of a reactive composition containing an isocynate compound, a polymeric polyol component including biomass derived polymeric polyol, and a biomass derived diol.

Company name: Everest Textile
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Base generator

The present invention provides a base generator having the structure of formula (1): ##STR00001## wherein R.sub.1, R.sub.2, R.sub.3, R.sub.4, R.sub.5, and Y.sup.{circle around (-)} are defined as in the specification. The base generator of the present invention can be used for imidization of a polyimide precursor, promoting crosslinking of epoxy...

Company name: Eternal Chemical
Published On: Friday July 05th, 2013

Synthesis of flame retardant polyester‐urethanes and their applications in nanoclay composites...

This paper describes the synthesis of phosphorus-containing polyester-urethanes and their applications in nanoclay composites and coatings. Polyester was prepared by the reaction of bis(bisphenol-A) monophenyl phosphonate, maleic anhydride and phthalic anhydride. The polyester was reacted with various diols such as ethylene glycol, diethylene...

Company name: Sardar Patel University
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013

Thermally curable benzoxazine-modified vegetable oil as a coating material

In this article, a new synthetic approach for the modification of partial glycerides (PG) obtained from sunflower oil with thermally curable benzoxazine units and its potential use as a coating material are described. For this purpose, hydroxyl-containing benzoxazine monomer was first prepared by conventional ring-forming reaction of phenol with...

Company name: Istanbul Technical University
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013

Synthesis and properties of hybrid urethane polymers containing polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane...

The synthesis and properties of novel hybrid silsesquioxane-containing urethane polymers using octakis(hydroxypropyldimethylsiloxy)octasilsesquioxane (OHPOSS) as a crosslinker and a hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene were studied. Mixing of the OHPOSS with polyurethane prepolymer and chain extenders in solution was found to be successful when...

Company name: Poznan University of Technology
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013

Synthesis, characterization, and properties of PCDL aliphatic hyperbranched polyurethane coatings

The isocyanate-terminated polyurethane pre-polymer (PPU) was synthesized via the step-growth polymerization approach by using polycarbonate diol (PCDL, Mn = 2000) and isophorone disocyanate (IPDI) as monomers, dibutyltin dilaurate (DBTDL) as the catalyst. Subsequently, the hyperbranched polyurethane (HBPU) was synthesized by graft copolymerization...

Company name: Shaanxi University of Science and Technology
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013

Improving aging resistance and mechanical properties of waterborne polyurethanes modified by lignin...

In this article, we report the enhanced anti-aging and mechanical properties of waterborne polyurethanes (WPUs) modified by lignin amines, which were prepared from lignins, formaldehyde, and diethylenetriamine via a Mannich reaction. When we introduced amino groups into the lignin, its solubility in water and reactivity with isocyanate was...

Company name: Guangzhou Institute of Chemistry
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013

Rigid polyurethane foams modified with selected layered silicate nanofillers

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of three different nanofillers on the properties of rigid polyurethane foams, which were prepared by a one-step, laboratory-scale method from a two-component system at the ratio of NCO groups to OH groups equaled to 2. The reaction mixture consisted of the proper amounts of the commercial...

Company name: Gdansk University of Technology
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013

Preparation and characterization of poly(trifluoropropylmethyl)siloxane-block-polyurethane-urea...

A series of poly(trifluoropropylmethyl)-siloxane-block-polyurethane-urea (FSPUU) films is prepared through moisture curing based on a three-step process. First, prepolymers are produced from poly(tetramethylene oxide) and toluenediisocyanate. Second, the prepolymers are chain-extended by α,ω-bis(3-aminopropyldiethoxylsilane)...

Company name: Wuyi University
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013

Synthesis of α,ω‐isocyanate telechelic polymethacrylate soft segments with activated...

The synthetic route for the preparation of α,ω-isocyanate-telechelic poly(methyl methacrylate-co-acryloxysuccinimide) and α,ω- isocyanate-telechelic poly(methyl methacrylate-co-acrylamidohexanoic succinimide) soft segments is presented. The strategy includes reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT)...

Company name: DWI an der RWTH Aachen e.V. and Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry
Published On: Monday July 08th, 2013


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