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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Albemarle samples its new GreenCrest polymeric flame retardant product to customers

Albemarle Corporation, a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, confirms today that it is sampling its GreenCrest™ polymeric fire safety solution from the commercial scale campaign to customers as scheduled. GreenCrest is targeted for use in expanded (EPS) and extruded polystyrene (XPS) applications. The Company...

Company name: Albemarle Corporation
Published On: Wednesday October 23rd, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> ANTIOXIDANTS
Albemarle expands its ETHANOX® one-pack antioxidant manufacturing capabilities in Shanghai

Albemarle Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of antioxidants for the polymers, fuel and lube industries, announced today that it completed installation of a granulation and blending system in Shanghai.This addition supports the Company's global growth initiatives by adding additional capacity and product forms to the portfolio. This...

Company name: Albemarle Corporation
Published On: Wednesday October 23rd, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
More comfortable polymeric polyols

To reduce the total volatile content by up to 40% was the goal Repsol Chemicals set itself for the enhancement now launched for the Repsol Alcupol P range of conventional polymeric polyols. This improvement principally affects Repsol Alcupol P3041, and therefore the whole derived range.With this enhancement, the company succeeds in covering and...

Company name: Repsol YPF
Published On: Wednesday October 23rd, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> ALIPHATIC
China IPDI Market Stays Stable to Soft in mid-Oct

IPDI market in China remains stable to soft in middle October.In east China, some signs show that the market is picking up amid better operating among coatings and adhesive plants in east China, though mainstream prices keep unchanged with last week.Some downstream users said orders are increasing slightly from terminal market and they believe the...

Company name:
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE COATINGS
Humiseal to launch NEW UV curing conformal coating products at Productronica 2013

HumiSeal®, a leading manufacturer and distributor of conformal coatings is announcing that it will use the Productronica 2013 event in Munich, 12th to 15th November 2013, as a platform for the Global launch of its NEW UV curing conformal coating products.The company has made significant developments of its now well-established UV40 range and the...

Company name: HumiSeal
Published On: Thursday October 24th, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Slip and rain-resistant UV coating on pavements illuminates paths and roads

If you happened to have walked through Cambridge recently, you may have noticed something strange occurring to the pathways. In particular, a stretch between the city centre and the Grafton Centre seems to be shining in dark with a peculiar blue glow.Aliens, however, haven"t landed. Instead, scientists from Surrey have decided to spray the pathway...

Company name: Pro-Teq Surfacing
Published On: Wednesday October 23rd, 2013

 
November issue of European Coatings JOURNAL is out

Focus topic this month is measuring and testing. Further topics are biobased waterborne coatings and high throughput technologies for an efficient additive selection. Just have a first glance at the contents of the November Issue.Time is money!What a hackneyed truism. However, I do have the impression that the coatings industry has neither one nor...

Company name: European-coatings.com
Published On: Sunday October 27th, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Spray Foam Insulation Company Kool Foam, LLC is Featured in SWD Urethane Case Study

Kool Foam, LLC, an Oklahoma-based spray foam insulation service, recently announced that the company was featured in a case study conducted by SWD Urethane, one of the most influential names in the spray polyurethane/polyura marketplace. The Southern Hills Pipeline project, which took 20 working days to complete, was a success: due to Kool Foam,...

Company name: Kool Foam
Published On: Wednesday October 23rd, 2013

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POWDER COATINGS
Nippon Paint -USA to Sell Seibert Powder Coatings Division

Nippon Paint (USA) Inc. (NP-USA), a subsidiary of Nippon Paint Co., Ltd. of Osaka, Japan, has signed an agreement with Protech Chemicals Ltd. to sell its powder coating business. The business, Seibert Powder Coatings, is a division of NPA Coatings Inc. (NPAC), which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of NP-USA that is located in Cleveland, Ohio....

Company name: Nippon Paint
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Polyurethane sealant reduces airflow by 25 percent, leads to significant energy savings

Fourteen tubes of polyurethane sealant and a circa 1955 suburban Pittsburgh home made for a perfect fit to seal in noteworthy energy savings. More than just a do-it-yourself weekend project, this endeavor was part of a polyurethane sealant life cycle assessment conducted by Bayer MaterialScience LLC researchers to demonstrate the benefits of...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
The difference between elastic materials and viscoelastic materials

Elasticity is the tendency of solid materials to return to their original shape after being forces are applied on them. When the forces are removed, the object will return to its initial shape and size if the material is elastic.What are viscous materials?Viscosity is a measure of a fluid’s resistance to flow. A fluid with large viscosity resists...

Company name: Sorbothane
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Argotec Introduces ArgoGraph® Two-Part Graphic Film System

Argotec LLC, of Greenfield Massachusetts U.S.A., a global leader in the production of high-performance polyurethane (TPU) films, today announced that it will introduce its new ArgoGraph® Two-Part Graphic Film System at the 2013 SGIA (Specialty Graphic Imaging Association) Expo in Orlando, Florida on October 23-25. ArgoGraph-WHITE is a new printable...

Company name: Argotec
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
Argotec Introduces ArgoGuard-Select Surface Protection Film With Antimicrobial Additive Package

Argotec LLC, of Greenfield, Massachusetts U.S.A., a global leader in the manufacture of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) surface protection films, today introduced new ArgoGuard-Select™ 49510-60DV-AM, an uncoated, dual-layer, surface protection film that includes a proprietary antimicrobial additive package. It is designed for use on shared display...

Company name: Argotec
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Lubrizol Promotes Expanded Isoplast® ETP Portfolio at K 2013

The Lubrizol Corporation announces that it will promote its extended Isoplast® ETP (engineered thermoplastic polyurethane) portfolio at K 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Lubrizol will be exhibiting at K 2013 from October 16-23, in Hall 06, Booth C10.Based under its Estane® Engineered Polymers platform, Isoplast ETP is a uniquely tough material that...

Company name: Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Krauss Maffei: Excellent services for optimized production efficiency in the long term

To optimize the production process with machines from the Injection Molding Machinery and Reaction Process Machinery segments over their entire service life cycle, the service experts at KraussMaffei will be launching the new 'Service & Solutions' service program at the K 2013. Optimized production efficiency enables customers to secure their...

Company name: KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
New issue of OSV Technologiya corporate newsletter: OSV Polymer News Bulletin

This issue of OSV newsletter is mainly devoted to participation of our company at the largest international trade fair for plastics and rubber K2013. The 4th issue of «OSV Polymer News Bulletin» demonstrates the wide range of our professional interests and capabilities, so that's why the editorial of our news bulletin is devoted to the results of...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
KraussMaffei to present ready-to-install polyurethane components at PU Tech Eurasia

KraussMaffei will present its extensive mechanical and process engineering know-how in the area of reaction process machinery during PU Tech Eurasia, which will be held in Istanbul for the third time from November 14 to 16, 2013. At booth number 135 in Hall 9 interested visitors will be able to inspect components and thereby obtain information on...

Company name: KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
OSV L60 in operation - New video available

A new video, that demonstrates in operation the modified serial mixing and casting low pressure machine OSV L60 in new design for work with polyurethane foams, for example, while producing the elemnts of architectural decor. All works concerning design, manufacturing and launching of this equipment were realized at our factory.

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> RIGID FOAM>> SPRAY
Two-component spray gun for PU and polyurea applications

The German company Wiwa - Wilhelm Wagner GmbH & Co. KG based in Lahnau has expanded its programme of polyurethane application equipment with the newly developed two-component spray gun PU Gun 4040 for PU and polyurea applications. In addition to manual operation, the spray gun can also be used in an automatic coating system by simply replacing the...

Company name: Wilhelm Wagner
Published On: Thursday October 24th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> DOORS & WINDOW FRAMES
Linetec announces new thermal improvement offerings

Contributing to commercial and residential properties’ energy efficiency goals, Linetec has expanded its services to further enhance the thermal performance of architectural metal products, such as window, skylight, curtainwall, storefront and entrance systems. Linetec’s new offerings include: lancing for improved adhesion to complement...

Company name: Linetec
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
New Ohio Home Is Insulated with Open-Cell SPF

Spray polyurethane foam can be an ideal option when it comes to new construction for a home that will be on a hill and prone to high winds. Following its installation, SPF bolsters the home by sealing it from any air and moisture infiltration. It also makes the environment inside vastly more cozy because SPF insulation provides a high R-value. Such...

Company name: Skyline Industries:
Published On: Thursday October 24th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SEATS
Bridgestone to Build a Plant in Mexico for the Manufacture of Polyurethane Foam for Automotive Seats

Bridgestone today announced plans to build a new plant in Celaya City Guanajuato, Mexico that will produce polyurethane foam for automobile seats. The new plant will be Bridgestone's tenth production facility for this product. It will also be the Company's first such plant in Mexico, which will become the fifth country and region of the world where...

Company name: Bridgestone
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
Car-seat shift: Designers spring into action with new materials

Car designers are looking to improve fuel economy by trimming vehicle weight. One solution may be a durable throwback: seats with springs. Springs are moving into territory most recently occupied by dense polyurethane foam, which has risen in price. Johnson Controls, which supplies a range of seating, electronics and other interior components, has...

Company name:
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL
PSI Urethanes Enhances Product Line with Urethane Conical Drain Plug Kit

PSI Urethanes, Inc., a market leader in custom molded urethane, has recently added a urethane conical drain plug kit to their product line. The kit contains three different sized urethane conical plugs that provide superior drain protection for preventative maintenance or in an emergency to contain an unexpected spill. The urethane conical plug kit...

Company name: PSI Urethanes
Published On: Wednesday October 23rd, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> CASTER & WHEELS
Processing and urethane quality can make or break a polyurethane tire

The advent of polyurethane roughly 50 years ago revolutionized many industries and products, including heavy-duty industrial casters and wheels.Consider that today, roughly 80 percent of all heavy-duty caster and wheel applications require polyurethane tires attached to the wheel core. When processed and manufactured correctly, with suitably...

Company name: Caster Concepts
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> HOSES & TUBING
Polyurethane Tubing from NewAge® Industries Available in Three Styles

NewAge Industries manufactures three versions of polyurethane tubing: unreinforced, braid reinforced and a style designed for pneumatic applications. All three offer the traits polyurethane is known for, namely durability, natural flexibility, excellent weathering characteristics and good chemical resistance. Typical uses include air and liquid...

Company name: NewAge Industries
Published On: Sunday October 27th, 2013

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Henkel: New Innovation Center Opens in India

Adhesive Technologies has strengthened its commitment to driving powerful innovation by establishing a new Innovation Center in Pune, India. The center will focus on developing cutting-edge technologies for the automotive and transportation industries and will serve South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. A unique opening ceremony full of local...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
Dow Chemical earnings miss estimates

Dow Chemical Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker by revenue, reported third-quarter profit that trailed analysts’ estimates as earnings declined at the unit that makes epoxy amid higher raw-material costs.Net income rose to $594 million, or 49 cents a share, from $497 million, or 42 cents, Midland, Mich.-based Dow said Thursday in a statement....

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Thursday October 24th, 2013

 
FRIMO Showcases Plastics Technology Solutions and Hosts Industry Experts at TechDay North America

FRIMO, one of the leading developers and providers of system solutions for the manufacture of high quality plastic components, hosted its second TechDay North America customer event at its TechCenter in Wixom, Mich. today.With more than 200 registered participants, the all-day event allows FRIMO customers and industry guests to experience the...

Company name: Frimo
Published On: Thursday October 24th, 2013

 
Solid Concepts Celebrates 22 Years of Custom Manufacturing Excellence

Solid Concepts was founded in 1991 in the birthplace of Stereolithography (SLA) in Southern California. For the past 22 years, Solid Concepts has demonstrated commitment to its customers to meet the highest quality standards with its manufacturing and prototyping services.Solid Concepts began with two Stereolithography (SLA) machines and quickly...

Company name: Solid Concepts
Published On: Wednesday October 23rd, 2013

 
Wanhua Chemical Q3 Net Profit Up 41.75% over 2012

Wanhua Chemical Q2 net profit rises 41.75% to 23.37 and sales rise 34.62% to CNY 15.4 billion comparing with the same period in 2012, according to the company’s statement to Shanghai Stock Exchange.In the first nine months this year, China MDI (polymeric MDI and pure MDI) prices are mostly above the same period in 2012.Meanwhile, the company also...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Wednesday October 23rd, 2013

 
Emery Oleochemicals to Accelerate Polymer Additives Market Position with Opening of its New...

As companies look at sustainable innovations to strengthen their competitive advantage and address consumer expectations, Emery Oleochemicals, one of the world’s leading natural-based chemicals producers, recently opened a new Technical Development Centre (TDC), bringing to market highly specialised renewable polymer processing aids. Based in...

Company name: Emery Oleochemicals
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
New factory builds on strong Henkel presence in Russia

Henkel Bautechnik’s new factory in Russia’s Stavropol region is now open for production. It is setting the standard for sustainable manufacturing of construction adhesives and bringing Henkel’s world-leading dry mix products closer to new and existing customers in the fast-growing Russian market.The new site is Henkel Bautechnik’s fourth plant in...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
PEOPLE
Peaslee wins PFA Herman Stone Technical Excellence Award

Graham F. Peaslee, Ph.D. and Hartgerink Professor of Chemistry at Hope College in Holland, MI, USA, is the winner of the spring 2013 Herman Stone Technical Excellence Award of the Polyurethane Foam Association (PFA). Peaslee's presentation of "New Methods for Identification of Flame Retardants in Polyurethane Foams" scored highest among the six...

Company name: Polyurethane Foam Association, Inc
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> AMINE
Reactive amine catalysts for polyurethane foam

Polyurethanes made using compounds of formula A: Q-(R6)-M-(R7)-NR3R4 where Q is OH or NR.sub.1R.sub.2; M is O or NR.sub.5 where R.sub.5 is R.sub.1 or H; R.sub.1 is alkyl or an alkylene alcohol of from 1 to 6 carbons, especially CH.sub.3, CH.sub.2CH.sub.3, or CH.sub.2CH.sub.2OH; R.sub.2 is alkyl or an alkylene alcohol of from 1 to 6 carbons,...

Company name: Huntsman Petrochemical Corporation
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Nonfluorinated polyurethanes and methods of making and using thereof

Described herein are nonfluorinated polyurethanes having (a) a plurality of silicon polyol units and (b) a plurality of organic polyol units, wherein at least one of the organic polyol units has an ionizable group. The polyurethanes can be applied to a variety of different articles. The polyurethanes can impart a number of beneficial properties to...

Company name: Arrowstar
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Method for producing isocyanates in the gas phase

An isocyanate is produced by continuously reacting an amine with phosgene in the presence of an inert substance in the gas phase. In this process, a phosgene-containing stream and a stream containing both the amine and the inert substance are fed into a reactor. The molar ratio of the inert substance to the amino groups in the stream is greater...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
Process for the preparation of isocyanates

An isocyanate is produced by reacting an amine with a stoichiometric excess of phosgene in the gas phase. This reaction is carried out at a temperature above the amine's boiling point to obtain a liquid stream containing the isocyanate and a gas stream containing hydrogen chloride and phosgene. The gas stream containing hydrogen chloride and...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Inkjet ink including polyurethane

An inkjet ink composition includes: from 0.25 to 6 weight percent colorant; from 7 to 40 weight percent solvent; from 0.05 to 5 weight percent surfactant; and polyurethane binder in an amount of at least 0.5 weight percent of the inkjet ink composition but not more than twice the weight percent of the colorant. The polyurethane binder has a...

Company name: Hewlett-Packard
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
Non-aqueous pigment ink

A non-aqueous pigment ink is provided, wherein the non-aqueous pigment ink comprises a pigment complex including a pigment, a dispersant comprising a functional group having reactivity with a polyvalent isocyanate compound, and a polyvalent isocyanate compound, and a non-aqueous solvent.

Company name: Riso Kagaku
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSION
Process for preparing polyurethane-polyacrylate hybrid dispersions

The present invention relates to a new process for preparing polyurethane-polyacrylate hybrid dispersions, and to the resulting dispersions and their use.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS
Aqueous two-package type clear coating composition and process for the formation of multilayer...

The present invention provides an aqueous two-package type clear coating composition comprising: (A) an aqueous dispersion of a hydroxyl group- and acid group-containing acrylic resin having a hydroxyl value of 30 to 200 mg KOH/g, an acid value of 5 to 50 mg KOH/g, a weight average molecular weight of 3,000 to 30,000, and a glass transition...

Company name: Kansai Paint
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> RADIATION CURABLE COATINGS
Radiation curable coating compositions for metal

Various embodiments of radiation curable coating compositions are provided. In one embodiment, a radiation curable coating composition includes a (meth)acrylate functional compound and an adhesion promoting (meth)acrylate compound. The radiation curable coating composition can also include a (meth)acrylate functional compound, a poly(meth)acrylate...

Company name: Akzo Nobel Coatings
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
Radiation curable compositions

The present invention provides for an ethylenically unsaturated hydroxyl-terminated polyurethane (I) obtained by reacting (i) at least one ethylenically unsaturated compound (A) containing at least two reactive groups capable of reacting with isocyanate groups and at least one ethylenically unsaturated group; with (ii) at least one saturated...

Company name:
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> SEALANTS>> SEALANT (ONE-COMPONENT)
Heat-curing sealing compound compositions having fast skin formation and good storage stability

The invention relates to heat-curing sealing compound compositions comprising at least epoxy resin, a heat-activatable hardening agent or accelerators (B) for epoxy resins, isocyanate group-containing polyurethane polymer (PUP) and a special polyaldimine. Said single-component sealing compound compositions are characterized by a good skin formation...

Company name: Sika Technology
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> SEALANTS>> SEALANT (TWO-COMPONENT)
Heat-curing sealant compositions having fast skin formation and high tensile strength

The present invention relates to heat-curing sealant compositions including at least epoxy resin, dicyanodiamide or an amine complex of a Lewis acid, polyurethane polymer (PUP) containing isocyanate groups and polyaldimine. These single component sealant compositions are characterized by a rapid skin formation and high tensile strength. Because of...

Company name: Sika Technology
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> HYDROGELS
Wound-covering hydrogel material

A wound-covering hydrogel material which has excellent stretchability and absorbs exudates from wounds. It can maintain over long a wet environment which is suitable for accelerating the healing of wounds. There is no fear of causing pain or damaging the regenerated skin when the wound-covering hydrogel material is replaced with a fresh one. The...

Company name: Teikoku Seiyaku
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Composite material comprising two or more superimposed layers of woods

The invention relates to a composite material having two or more superimposed wood layers. Said layers are joined together by means of a one component polyurethane adhesive containing a prepolymer having free NCO groups and a wood having a volume fraction of libriform fibres in the region of between 50-70% is used.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
Insulation with membrane layer added to non-woven fiberfill padding

Insulation and method for making it which bonds fiberfill padding to a membrane is disclosed. Moisture along with heat is transferred from the user of the insulated product to the insulation. The membrane allows the transfer of this moisture to the surrounding air. A novel way of binding polyester padding to a polyester membrane using polyurethane...

Company name: Pinneco Research
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
Outdoor urethane adhesive

An outdoor urethane adhesive including a urethane resin obtained by reaction of an isocyanate compound with a polyol having an ester bond. The isocyanate compound contains at least one of an aliphatic isocyanate or an alicyclic isocyanate. The polyol contains both a polyester polyol and an acrylic polyol. The urethane adhesive is excellent in...

Company name:
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> RUBBERS
Rubber mixtures based on uncrosslinked rubbers and crosslinked rubber particles as well as...

The rubber mixtures according to the invention, containing uncrosslinked, double-bond-containing rubbers (A), crosslinked rubber particles (B) and multifunctional isocyanates (C), wherein the amount of component (B) in the mixture is from 1 to 150 parts by weight and the amount of multifunctional isocyanates (component C) is from 1 to 100 parts by...

Company name:
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> AIRLESS TIRES
Process for forming an airless solid core tire mounted onto a wheel

A process for forming a solid polyurethane an airless solid core tire with a wheel rim bonded thereto where the tire bonding takes place during the tire casting or molding process where a wheel rim area, that includes a circumferential trough, is etched, treated with a primer and, after drying, receives an adhesive coating applied thereto, and the...

Company name:
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SOUND INSULATION
Convergence sound-absorbing material and method of fabricating the same

Disclosed is a convergence sound-absorbing material and a method of fabricating the same, and more particularly, a convergence sound-absorbing material and a method of fabricating the same in which an inexpensive eco-friendly recycled filler composed of polyurethane foam and a recycled thread or waste felt is used as a filler in an intermediate...

Company name: Hyundai Motor Company
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Curing type polyurethane aqueous golf ball paint and painted golf ball using the same

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball which is excellent in the gloss and the evenness of the paint film and a golf ball aqueous paint therefor. The golf ball of the present invention has a paint film which is formed from a curing type polyurethane aqueous golf ball paint, comprising (A) an aqueous polyol composition and (B)...

Company name: SRI Sports
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball comprising a core and a cover, wherein the cover is made from a cover composition containing, as a resin component, a thermoplastic polyurethane (A) and a polyisocyanate mixture (B) in which a urethane prepolymer (b-1) having at least two isocyanate groups is dispersed in a thermoplastic...

Company name: SRI Sports
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING>> VIBRATORY SCREEN
Polyurethane vibratory screen

A molded polyurethane vibratory screen including a body having opposite side edge portions, upper and lower edge portions, an upper surface and a lower surface, first members extending between the side edge portions and the second members extending between the lower edge portion and the upper edge portion, third members substantially parallel and...

Company name:
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
CHEMISTRY
Cyclopentene ring-opening polymer and method of production of same

A cyclopentene ring-opening polymer which has hydroxy groups at the polymer chain terminal ends is produced, then the hydroxy groups of the cyclopentene ring-opening polymer and isocyanate groups of a compound containing alkoxysilyl groups and isocyanate groups in its molecule are made to react to thereby produce a cyclopentene ring-opening polymer...

Company name: ZEON
Published On: Friday October 25th, 2013

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Flame retardant and thermal decomposition properties of flexible polyurethane foams filled with...

Expandable graphite (EG), dimethyl methylphosphonate (DMMP), melamine (MEL), zinc borate (ZB), or magnesium hydroxide (MH) was separately added to polyurethane to form flame retardant flexible polyurethane foam (FPUF) in one-step. The cell morphologies of the FPUF composites before and after burning were observed by scanning electron microscopy...

Company name: Donghua University
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Morphology-properties relationship in high-renewable content polyurethanes

The effect of diisocyanate nature and hard segment content on the morphology and properties of high-renewable content segmented thermoplastic polyurethanes was studied. Vegetable oil-based polyether diol and corn sugar derived chain extender were used as renewable reactants together with an aliphatic (1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate, HDI) or...

Company name: University of the Basque Country
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Synthesis, Characterization and Biocompatibility of Alternating Block Polyurethanes Based on PLA and...

A series of alternating block polyurethanes (abbreviated as PULA-alt-PEG ) and random block polyurethanes (abbreviated as PULA-ran-PEG) based on poly(L-lactic acid) (PLA) and poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) were synthesized. The differences of PULA-alt/ran-PEG chemical structure, molecular weight, distribution, thermal properties, mechanical properties...

Company name: Shantou University
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
Degradable polyurethane nanoparticles containing vegetable oils

The development of colloidal delivery systems from degradable polyurethanes (PU) has attracted increasing interest as the highly variable synthetic chemistry of PU may be exploited to generate polymers having properties ranging from very soft elastomers to very rigid plastics. In this work, the synthesis of PU nanoparticles using isophorone...

Company name: Federal University of Santa Catarina
Published On: Monday October 28th, 2013

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL
Rubber forming pad history: Comparisons of materials and introduction of polyurethane

Short run forming of complex sheet metal shapes using rubber dies and pads is quick and highly effective. This technique was first accomplished using the Guerin process. After the Second World War, the Wheelon process was developed as an improvement over the Guerin Process. A Wheelon press is capable of manufacturing large, complex, short run parts...

Company name:
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Innovations from the 2013 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

Last month, more than 800 polyurethane professionals gathered at the premier industry event in North America, the 2013 Polyurethanes Technical Conference. This event, which is hosted annually by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council, brings together experts and leaders from the entire polyurethanes value...

Company name: The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry
Published On: Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

 
 

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