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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS
Succinity produces first commercial quantities of biobased succinic acid

Succinity GmbH, the joint venture between Corbion Purac and BASF for the production and commercialization of biobased succinic acid, has announced the successful start-up of its first commercial production facility. The plant, located at the Corbion Purac site in Montmeló, Spain, has an annual capacity of 10,000 metric tons and is producing...

Company name: Succinity
Published On: Tuesday March 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS>> OTHER
FRIMO Offers New Opportunities for Release Agent-Free PU Foaming with PURe Liner

FRIMO, one of the leading developers and providers of system solutions for the manufacture of high quality plastic components, announced today that it has secured new automotive business contracts in North America surrounding its innovative PURe Liner - a product that offers new processing opportunities to achieve release agent-free production of...

Company name: Frimo
Published On: Wednesday March 05th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
The green & bio polyol market is expected to generate global revenue of $3,077.0 million by 2018

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the Green Polyol & Bio Polyol Market by Type (Polyester & Polyether), Application (Rigid/flexible PU Foam, Coating, Adhesive & Sealant), End-user (Construction, Transportation, Packaging, Furniture & Carpet) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018 report to their offering.This report on...

Company name: Research and Markets
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> MDI
China MDI Capacity to Increase to 2.78 Mln Tons and Overcapacity Highly Concerns

Wanhua Chemical has just been reported to start up its new MDI plant in Yantai by the end of this year and the capacity increases to 800 kt per annual compared with formerly said 600 kt and each phase capacity is at 400 kt, the largest capacity for single plant in the world, according to Wanhua and PUdaily.Meanwhile, Bayer MaterialScience (China)...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> ALIPHATIC
Vencorex increases prices on Aliphatic isocyanates

ffective March 1st 2014, or as existing contracts permit, Vencorex will increase prices on HDI (Hexamethylene Di-Isocyanate) and derivatives range (Tolonate™ and Easaqua™).Prices will be increased by 5% to 10%.Prices are being increased due to current market situation and higher costs of raw materials.

Company name: Vencorex
Published On: Tuesday March 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Sonderhoff Suzhou at Chinaplas 2014

Sonderhoff (Suzhou) Sealing Systems Co., Ltd. will attend this year's Chinaplas, Asia's biggest plastics and rubber trade fair held in Shanghai from April 23-26, with its own show booth again. The company is part of the Sonderhoff group of companies, the system supplier for foam sealing and potting systems as well as low pressure mixing and dosing...

Company name: Sonderhoff GmbH
Published On: Wednesday March 05th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS
Perstorp prepared for India's future coatings success

Perstorp, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will be showcasing a full palette of essential building block raw materials and innovative specialty coating products at PAINTINDIA 2014. The exhibition represents an important forum for Perstorp to meet customers and reinforce its commitment to the ongoing development and success of the Indian...

Company name: Perstorp
Published On: Wednesday March 05th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> SPRAYS
Concise Analysis of the Aerosol, SPF (Spray Polyurethane Foam) And Aerosol Propellants (CFC,...

Increase in consumption of aerosol propellants in paints and coatings, medical and household applications are fueling the demand for aerosol propellants. Steady and consistent demand from the aerosol industry is expected to be a major growth engine for the global aerosol propellants market. Propellants are the chemical used in an aerosol container...

Company name: Research and Markets
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
Quik-Shield 106 and Quik-Shield 112 Receive New Code Approval Report

The Intertek Research Report, IRR-1011, meets ICC and AC 377 2012 building codes. Highlights of this report include:- Approval of Quik-Shield 106 use in unvented attics without an ignition barrier- Approval of Quik-Shield 112 Type I-V construction and NFPA 285 wall assemblies- Additional appprovals and product updates

Company name: SWD Urethane
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Redefining diversity in cosmetics

Multifunctionality is the key to success in today's international cosmetics market. Bayer MaterialScience has responded to this trend by developing Baycusan C, a line of film-forming polymers that prove to be true all-arounders in beauty care, because these raw materials are not only eco-friendly and very easy to process, they also open up a range...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> HAIR CARE
Hair care dreams suddenly come true

A well-groomed appearance is an important success factor in both professional and private life. A contemporary, trendy hairstyle is part of the look. Frequent washing, blow-drying, combing and straightening may style your hair the way you want it, but it also damages hair considerably over time: Hair gradually loses its shiny, healthy appearance...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
AkzoNobel doubles capacity at Industrial Coatings site in China

AkzoNobel has completed the expansion of its Industrial Coatings site in Songjiang near Shanghai in China, doubling annual production capacity and creating the company's biggest plant for packaging coatings in the world. Work started in 2012, when around €14 million was invested in the facility to add production lines for packaging coatings and...

Company name: Akzo Nobel
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
BASF breaks ground on new resin plant in Shanghai, China

BASF broke ground today on a new resin and electrocoat (e-coat) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Shanghai. With its operation scheduled to commence in the second half of 2015, the plant will help to address the increasing demand for high quality coatings solutions in various growing industries, notably the automotive industry, in...

Company name: BASF Asia Pacific
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
MIDDLE EAST COATINGS SHOW 2014: WACKER Showcases Innovative Binders and Silicones for Demanding...

Munich-based WACKER Group has adopted the motto "Discover Tomorrow's Solutions" for this year's Middle East Coatings Show (MECS), in Dubai from March 10 to 12. The company is unveiling a new dispersible polymer powder for cost-efficient, low-emission, self-leveling flooring compounds: VINNAPAS 4220 L produces smooth, uniform surfaces that satisfy...

Company name: Wacker Chemie AG
Published On: Sunday March 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Lapolla Industries Insulation to be Featured on A&E Network's "Flipping Boston"

Lapolla Industries, Inc., a Houston-based global supplier and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings, and equipment designed to reduce energy consumption in the residential, industrial and commercial markets for both new construction and retrofit applications, will be featured on the A&E network show " Flipping...

Company name: LaPolla Industries
Published On: Wednesday March 05th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Bayer's low-VOC waterborne technology enables primer coating with excellent adhesion

Successfully painting traditionally difficult-to-coat substrates used in a wide range of commercial and industrial applications is now much easier due to a Bayer MaterialScience LLC advance in waterborne primer coating raw material technology. Primers built on this new Bayer technology offer high-performance properties and low volatile organic...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Published On: Tuesday March 04th, 2014

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Growing preference for laminating adhesives to cans for food packaging

Quick, tasty and convenience are the buzzwords when one thinks of ready-to-eat or frozen food. With the rise in disposable income, exposure to the world food cuisine and changing lifestyle, the demand for variety in frozen food is on a rise. The time crunch due to hectic work life is also adding up to the dependence on ready-to-eat foods in the...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Global Adhesives and Sealants Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2014 to 2020

Adhesive refers to any binding substance applied to the surface of other materials to avoid separation. Adhesives were commercially developed in 1960 and are available in both natural and synthetic form. On the other hand sealants are available in the form of a viscous material with little or no flow so as to allow easy penetration of substrate....

Company name: Grand View Research
Published On: Tuesday March 04th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Films for Apparel and Textile: Focused on comfort and functionality

To succeed in the global market, your textiles have to have the right look, feel, and performance attributes. Bayer MaterialScience polyurethane and specialty elastomer film can be formulated and processed to impart desired characteristics to the laminated textile.Platilon and Dureflex brand thermoplastic polurethane films have a set position in...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience - Product Center Films
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
Films for Automotive and Transportation: Functional surfaces

Bayer MaterialScience has a long and successful history as a supplier to the automotive and transportation industry. We understand the exacting expectations of this sector and offer Makrofol brand polycarbonate film, Bayfol brand polycarbonate blend films and Platilon and Dureflex brand thermoplastic polyurethane film.Makrofol and Bayfol films are...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience - Product Center Films
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
Films for Construction and Industrial: Advantages through a broad range of properties

Customers in this segment fabricate myriad products utilizing a broad range of materials for extremely demanding applications that are exposed to some of the harshest environments.Bayer MaterialScience offers you high quality films from an extensive portfolio of custom-engineered products that have consistently held up to rigorous processing and...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience - Product Center Films
Published On: Wednesday March 05th, 2014

 
Films for Leisure and Sports: Excellent Properties for High Performance

Using Dureflex or Platilon brand polyurethane and specialty elastomer films in your product constructions can give you and your end users impressive advantages over other elastomer films. Because of its robust barrier, adhesion, and tensile properties, films of Bayer MaterialScience are used in recreational applications of all types, helping...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience - Product Center Films
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
Adding value with Makrofol® ID and thermoplastic polyurethane films: Secure identification with...

A major challenge for card manufacturers is forgery.ID CardsOur polycarbonate film Makrofol® ID enables the incorporation of a whole range of security features in ID Cards. The chemical and physical characteristics of Makrofol® ID make it the ideal material for manufacturing cards. Cards can be personalized either as a relief structure on the...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience - Product Center Films
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
Films for graphical applications, labels, signs and displays: High transparency, clearly legible...

Graphical applications have long become a successful area of application for Bayer MaterialScience brand polycarbonate films Makrofol and Bayfol®. These include for example advertising panels, signs, labels, displays, membrane switches with symbols and control panels with capacitive switches. Also our Platilon TPE films enjoy increasing...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience - Product Center Films
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
Films for Medical and Healthcare: Hightech materials for health and recovery

Medical technology places stringent demands on materials and with respect to hygiene, service life and durability. In numerous applications, we satisfy these demands with our films. Our high-tech materials are used in everything from diagnostics and surgical applications to patient care, laboratories and patient data management.Flexible and...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience - Product Center Films
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
Films for Security Applications: Protection from violence and natural disasters

Our brand films Dureflex and Platilon provide added value in terms of protection from violence and natural disasters. Thereby, they meet complex standards and highest safety-related requirements.Security glazings, bullet-proof vestsDureflex brand aliphatic TPU film is used as critical interlayers to build security glazings of all kind. Whether...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience - Product Center Films
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Saip Equipment and Foam Supplies Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Turnkey Polyurethane...

SAIP Equipment, leading manufacturer of foam dispensing machinery and complete production lines, has named polyurethane chemical systems provider, Foam Supplies, Inc. (FSI), as its equipment distributor in the United States and Canada. The partnership will allow the two companies to provide complete turnkey production solutions to North American...

Company name: SAIP Srl
Published On: Tuesday March 04th, 2014

 
More Speed, Less Space

RAMPF and its Italian partner Cabel+ present innovative system solutions for lean manufacturing / Workshops and a chance to win attractive prizesThe compact robot cell DC-RS250 and the two-component polymer RAKU-PUR SPEED are at the center of this year's appearance of the international RAMPF Group at the trade fair MECSPE from March 27 to 29 in...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Making Beeswax Candles with polyurethane molds

Long before I even thought about becoming a beekeeper, my mom taught me how to make beeswax candles. In fact, making beeswax candles is what first got me interested in keeping bees! Here is a brief overview of how I produce my own candles for use and sale.Cleaning the BeeswaxIf you are using wax from your own hives, or have purchased wax that has...

Company name:
Published On: Wednesday March 05th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation Is The Key Component In Successful Home Retrofits

Dr. Energy Saver of Hudson Valley understands the importance of living comfortably. More importantly, they understand how to make a home perform well without the need to consume high levels of energy, which generate considerably high monthly bills, and still maintain an optimal climate for its residents. For those in New York's Orange County and...

Company name: Dr. Energy Saver of Hudson Valley
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC
Sticky-Pad Materials secure cell phones and tablets.

Have you ever wondered what material is used to make the sticky pads on a dashboard to securely hold your cell phone and tablet? Now, Northstar Polymers supplies one of the common materials used in this application.We have been a formulator/manufacture/supplier of polyurethane gel raw material components for over 15 years. Historically, this...

Company name: Northstar Polymers
Published On: Tuesday March 04th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING
Company spends R800 000 on valve-sleeve tooling

Specialist polyurethane product manufacturer Urethane Moulded Products (UMP) completed the development of a new tooling system in December that has enabled the company to manufacture 600-mm-diameter polyurethane knife-gate valve sleeves, commonly used in mine slurry applications.To date, the company has spent about R800 000 on various tooling...

Company name: Urethane Moulded Products
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> GASKET & SEALS
Molecular Material Changes Help Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit Address Hydraulic...

Amid the giant earthmoving machinery and massive hydraulic components on display at 2014 Fluid Power, Power Transmission, Motion Control Exposition (IFPE) and CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas, is a new break-through technology that relies upon molecular innovation. Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit will display seals made from a new...

Company name: Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies
Published On: Tuesday March 04th, 2014

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Chemtura: Major Restructuring With Earnings Growth On The Horizon

Chemtura historically has operated as an industrial conglomerate. Chemtura's divisions had little operational overlap, and this complexity could early have led to a lower valuation within the marketplace. In response to slower growth and pricing pressures, Chemtura's management team has begun to streamline noncore businesses and to transform their...

Company name: Chemtura Corporation
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
Bigger, better, far more possibilities - Baumer hhs is moving

Starting in mid-March 2014, we will be moving into our newly-built company headquarters on Adolf-Dembach-Strasse in Krefeld-Uerdingen - less than 300 metres away from our current offices.This will mark the start of a new era for Baumer hhs. Because our company had developed very dynamically around the globe since its establishment in 1986, the time...

Company name: Baumer
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
Trelleborg’s acquisition of 51-percent stake in pipe seal company finalized

Trelleborg has finalized the acquisition of the 51-percent stake in the North American group Max Seal. Max Seal develops and manufactures polymer-based sealing systems for various types of pipes deployed in water and wastewater systems. The business has its main facility in Tijuana, Mexico, and a sale company in the U.S. Net sales in 2013 amounted...

Company name: Trelleborg
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
Evonik acquires US company Silbond

Through the acquisition the supplier of silicic acid esters, Evonik strengthens its presence in North America.Evonik Industries AG has acquired Silbond Corp. (Weston, Michigan, USA), a supplier of silicic acid esters. The purchase price was in the mid-double-digit million Euro range. As a special group of functional silanes, silicic acid esters are...

Company name: Evonik Industries
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
Dow Enhances R&D Capabilities in Texas

As part of its ongoing commitment to innovation, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that a new research and development (R&D) facility will be built in Lake Jackson, Texas, near its largest manufacturing site in Freeport, Texas.The Texas Innovation Center will house state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and technical expertise...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
Successful participation of OSV Technologiya company at Polyurethanex 2014

Last week in Moscow (Russia) there finished its work the 6th International specialized exhibition Polyurethanex 2014, that took place from 25 to 27 of February 2014 in the exhibition center "Crocus Expo".At this exhibition our company together with our russian distributor the company Foliplast presented its latest developments of OSV mixing and...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Wednesday March 05th, 2014

 
Sleep Innovations, Sun Capital Partners Affiliate, Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire...

Sun Capital Partners, Inc. today announced that its affiliated portfolio company Sleep Innovations, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of memory and conventional foam for bedding, furniture, medical, bath, and pet products, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Flexible Foam Products, Inc., a...

Company name: Flexible Foam Products
Published On: Wednesday March 05th, 2014

 
Huntsman Publishes Spanish Product Stewardship Materials

Huntsman Corporation announced the release of a Spanish language manual, "Storage, Handling, Distribution and Use of Polyurethane Chemicals," to support customers in our Latin American markets.This manual is the latest in Huntsman Polyurethanes' extensive line of product stewardship guidance documents and manuals. It is designed to help customers...

Company name: Huntsman Polyurethanes
Published On: Tuesday March 04th, 2014

 
BMS reinforces ongoing commitment to the North American polyurethane industry

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has acquired DuPont's Baytown, Texas, aniline production facility. With the acquisition, Bayer assumes responsibility for the facility's direct operating personnel. Financial terms were not disclosed.Aniline is a primary feedstock used to manufacture methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), a versatile chemical used to...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Published On: Tuesday March 04th, 2014

 
PEOPLE
John Falder of HMG Paints appointed BCF President

John Falder, Managing Director of HMG Paints Ltd has been appointed as the new President of the British Coatings Federation (BCF). HMG have a long history of supporting the Federation with John's brother Stephen previously being President in 1999 and 2000.John is currently Chairman of BCF's Industrial Coatings Council and was formerly chair of the...

Company name: the British Coatings Federation
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
SprayFoam.com Writer Takes Over New Managing Editor Position

SprayFoam.com is proud to announce Juan Sagarbarria as the website's new Managing Editor. A graduate of the University of Central Florida, Sagarbarria majored in journalism and previously covered local news for the Miami Herald and the Orlando Business Journal, as well as entertainment news for The Catalyst and JoonBug Productions. He came on board...

Company name: SprayFoam.com
Published On: Monday March 03rd, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> DISPERSANTS
Aqueous urethane dispersants

A polyurethane polymer comprising from 35% to 90% (.sup.w/.sub.w) of a poly (C.sub.2-4-alkylene oxide) based on the total weight of the polymer wherein not less than 60% by weight of the poly (C.sub.2-4-alkylene oxide) is polyethylene oxide and wherein at least 5% of the poly (C.sub.2-4-alkylene oxide) based on the total weight of the polymer is...

Company name: The Lubrizol Corporation
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
Hydrolysable linkers and cross-linkers for absorbable polymers

The present invention relates to the discovery of new class of linear and multiarmed hydrolysable linkers and cross linkers for use in the synthesis of biodegradable polymers such as, polyesters, polyurethanes, polyamides, polyureas and degradable epoxy amine resin. The linear and multiarmed hydrolysable linkers of the present invention include...

Company name: Bezwada Biomedical
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Natural oil-derived polyester polyols and polyurethanes made therefrom

A polyester polyol made from natural oil feedstocks is disclosed. Methods for making the polyol are also disclosed. The method comprises reacting hydroxylated fatty acid/alkyl esters with a multifunctional ester-reactive initiator compound to form the polyester polyol. In one embodiment, the hydroxylated fatty acid/alkyl esters are made by...

Company name: Cargill, Incorporated
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Excellent heat-dissipating black resin composition, method for treating a zinc coated steel sheet...

A heat-dissipating black resin composition having excellent physical properties such as heat-dissipation, workability, corrosion resistance, solvent resistance, coating adherence and gloss, and being free from chromium and used for surface treatment of a zinc coated steel sheet and a zinc coated steel sheet treated thereby. The composition...

Company name: Posco
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
High-strength lightweight fabric for inflatable structures

A high-strength, lightweight inflatable structure is formed of at least one flexible fabric member that, in an inflated condition, forms a self-supporting structure. The flexible fabric member is formed from a bare fabric having an areal weight of less than 4.5 oz/yd.sup.2. The fabric is coated with air-impervious resin coating comprising a...

Company name: Goodrich
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Aqueous polyester-polyurethane dispersion not requiring organic co-solvents

The present invention relates to an aqueous polyester-polyurethane dispersion comprising a polyester resin, a basic neutralizing agent and water. The invention further relates to a process for the production of these dispersions and to their use. It has been found that by using succinic acid in the formation of the polyester polyol and dimethylol...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Laminate and method of producing laminate

A laminate according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a resin substrate; a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin layer formed on one side of the resin substrate; and an antistatic layer formed on another side of the resin substrate and comprising a binder resin and a conductive material. The binder resin includes a polyurethane-based...

Company name: Nitto Denko Corporation
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
Radiation protection material using granulated vulcanized rubber, metal and binder

A radiation shielding material contains ground scrap tire rubber, granulated iron or other metals of moderate cost, and a suitable binder, such as polyurethane or asphalt. The rubber particles can also have a metallic coating.

Company name: University of Denver
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
Resin film and method of producing resin film

A resin film according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a substrate film; and an antistatic layer formed on one side of the substrate film and including a binder resin and a conductive material. The binder resin includes a polyurethane-based resin; the antistatic layer has an arithmetic average surface roughness Ra of 10 nm or...

Company name: Nitto Denko Corporation
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> ADHESIVES
Medical adhesive for stemming bleeding

The present invention relates to a polyurea system comprising as component A) isocyanate-functional prepolymers obtainable by reaction of aliphatic isocyanates A1) with polyols A2), which in particular can have a number-average molecular weight of .gtoreq.400 g/mol and a mean OH functionality of from 2 to 6, as component B) an amino-functional...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> ADHESIVES>> HOT MELT
Inlays for security documents

Secure inlays for secure documents such as a passport comprising an inlay substrate may have laser ablated recesses within which a chip module is installed. Channels for an antenna wire may be formed in a surface of the substrate. Instead of using wire, the channels may be filled with a flowable, conductive material. Patches homogenous with the...

Company name:
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS
Coating composition having a high solids content and good levelling and also multilayer surface...

Provided is a coating composition comprising at least one hydroxyl-containing compound (A), at least one compound (B1) having at least one silane group of the formula (I) --X--Si--R''.sub.xG.sub.3-x (I) with G=identical or different hydrolyzable groups, X=organic radical, more particularly linear and/or branched alkylene or cycloalkylene radical...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Tissue adhesive with accelerated curing

The present invention relates to a polyurea system encompassing as component A) isocyanate-functional prepolymers obtainable by reaction of aliphatic isocyanates A1) with polyols A2), which can in particular have a number average molecular weight of .gtoreq.400 g/mol and an average OH functionality of 2 to 6, as component B) amino-functional...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
FOAMS
Polyurethane foam and method for producing same

The invention relates to a method for producing a polyurethane foam, wherein a mixture having the following is discharged from a mixing head through a discharge line: A) a component reactive toward isocyanates; B) a surfactant component; C) a blowing agent component selected from the group comprising linear, branched, or cyclic C1 to C6...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Method for producing flexible polyurethane foam materials

The present invention relates to a method for producing flexible polyurethane foams, wherein an isocyanate component (component B) is used which comprises polyether carbonate polyol, and to the isocyanate component itself. The invention also provides an NCO-terminated, urethane group-comprising prepolymer obtainable by reaction of one or more...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Rigid foams suitable for wall insulation

Polyurethane/polyisocyanurate foams having a NFPA 101 Class A rating (ASTM E-84) are produced from a foam-forming reaction mixture that includes: an organic polyisocyanate, an isocyanate-reactive composition that includes at least one polyether polyol or polyester polyol with a nominal hydroxyl functionality of at least 2.0, a blowing agent...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Coating composition and method for forming coating film

The present invention provides a coating composition that is excellent in application workability, and that can form a cured coating film excellent in coating film performances such as scratch resistance, acid resistance, stain resistance, finished appearance, sagging resistance, etc. Specifically, the present invention provides a coating...

Company name: Kansai Paint
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
Articles comprising reinforced polyurethane coating agent

Articles, such as absorbent articles, are described, comprising a coating or film, for example applied to superabsorbent polymer particles, the coating or film containing a polyurethane polymer material, containing polyurethane polymers with covalently bonded modified silica-containing material.

Company name: The Procter and Gamble Company
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Water-based two-component coating compositions

The invention relates to a water-based coating composition comprising: A) at least one cross-linkable compound having at least one functional group containing active hydrogen, B) at least one polyisocyanate cross-linking agent with free isocyanate groups, C) at least one catalyst compound, said catalyst compound comprising at least one catalyst for...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> PRESSURE SENSITIVE
Urethane-based pressure-sensitive adhesive and surface protective film using the pressure-sensitive...

A urethane-based pressure-sensitive adhesive including a polyurethane-based resin, in which: the polyurethane-based resin includes a polyurethane-based resin obtained by curing a composition containing a polyol (A) and a polyfunctional isocyanate compound (B); and the polyol (A) contains a polyol (A1) having 3 OH groups and a number-average...

Company name: Nitto Denko Corporation
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> PREPREGS
Prepregs and moldings produced therefrom

The invention relates to prepregs and composite components produced therefrom (mouldings), obtainable by the use of powdery reactive polyurethane compositions.

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> PULTRUSION
Polyurethane-based pultrusion resin system

The present invention relates to a pultrusion resin system, comprising (a) di- or polyisocyanates, (b) compounds having at least two groups reactive toward isocyanates, (c) catalyst, (d) polybasic acid with functionality greater than or equal to 2 and, optionally, (e) further auxiliaries and additives, where the boiling point of the polybasic acid...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Foam swabs for cleaning firearms

Applicant has disclosed a foam swab for cleaning and lubricating firearms. In the preferred embodiment, the invention comprises: a molded plastic shank having a threaded free end and a series of parallel rings spaced between parallel spacers; and a foam cover, preferably made of polyurethane, thermally bonded to the spacers. To clean a firearm,...

Company name: Super Brush
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Insulated sheathing and method

An insulated sheathing for use in construction is provided. The insulated sheathing comprises a sheathing having a first surface, second surface, and edges; and a backing attached to the first surface of the sheathing. The sheathing is at least one of plywood, OSB, drywall, fiberglass, concrete board, metal, and plastic. The backing may have an...

Company name: Emercor
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> AIRLESS TIRES
Sidewall shear decoupling layer

A pneumatic tire having pairs of shoulder section and bead section shear layers positioned on at least one axial side of the carcass layer. Examples include one or more of the shear layers constituted of an elastomeric fabric having elastomeric fibers woven in the fabric. Such fibers may be spandex fibers and the fabric may further be characterized...

Company name: Michelin
Published On: Thursday March 06th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC>> CABLES AND CONNECTORS
Surface treatment for TPU jackets

Exemplary implementations of the present invention address at least the above problems and/or disadvantages and other disadvantages not described above. Also, the present invention is not required to overcome the disadvantages described above, and an exemplary implementation of the present invention may not overcome any of the problems listed...

Company name: AFL Telecommunications
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COLD STORAGE & REFRIGERATION
Wall structure of large-sized refrigerated storage and construction method thereof

A method for constructing a wall structure, which comprises an interior wall board, an exterior wall board and a skeleton positioned between the interior wall board and the exterior wall board. The method for construction the wall comprises the following steps: A. building the wall skeleton; B. mounting a color steel plate on the outer surface of...

Company name: Guangzhou Baier Cold-Chain Polyurethane Technology
Published On: Friday March 07th, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Roles of organically-modified montmorillonite and phosphorous flame retardant during the combustion...

The improvement of the flame retardancy of rigid polyurethane foam (RPUF) has been attracted much attention, and addition of phosphorus flame retardants and/or nanomaterials is one of good methods. Two systems have been adopted to improve the flame retardancy of RPUF in this work. Firstly, the phosphorus flame retardant system of ammonium...

Company name: Tongji University
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
Thermal degradation and fire behaviour of novel polyurethanes based on phosphate polyols

The development of new polyurethane coatings with enhanced flame retardant properties based on the phosphorylated polyols is explored. The incorporation of phosphorus into the polymer molecular structure took place by reacting polymeric MDI with polyether polyols based on an alkoxylated glycerol phosphate initiator. The structure of the coatings...

Company name: University of Castilla-La Mancha
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
The Modification of Polyurethane Foams Using New Boroorganic Polyols (II) Polyurethane Foams from...

The work focuses on research related to determination of application possibility of new, ecofriendly boroorganic polyols in rigid polyurethane foams production. Polyols were obtained from hydroxypropyl urea derivatives esterified with boric acid and propylene carbonate. The influence of esterification type on properties of polyols and next on...

Company name: Rzesz�w University of Technology
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS
Synthesis and characterization of novel hyperbranched alkyd and isocyanate trimer based high solid...

In the present work, hyperbranched urethane alkyd high solid coatings were formulated by mixing hyperbranched alkyd and isocyanate trimer. Initially, a second generation hyperbranched polyol (HBP) was synthesized using dipentaerythritol (DPE) as a core material and 2,2-bis(methylol)propionic acid (BMPA) as a chain extender. This was reacted with...

Company name: Naval Materials Research Laboratory - India
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Blends of Thermoplastic Polyurethane and Polydimethylsiloxane Rubber: Assessment of Biocompatibility...

In the present investigation, a compatibilized blend of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is prepared by using copolymer of ethylene and methyl acrylate (EMA) as a reactive compatibilizer. Detailed in vitro biocompatibility studies were carried out for this compatibilized blend and the material was found noncytotoxic...

Company name: Yanbu Industrial College
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
CHEMISTRY
Dry Sampling of Gas-Phase isocyanates and isocyanate Aerosols from Thermal Degradation of...

The performance of a dry sampler, with an impregnated denuder in series with a glass fibre filter, using di-n-butylamine (DBA) for airborne isocyanates (200ml min−1) is investigated and compared with an impinger flask with a glass fibre filter in series (1 l min−1). An exposure chamber containing 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI),...

Company name: Stockholm University
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
Catalyst assisted synthesis of initiator attached silica monolith particles via isocyanate-hydroxyl...

Dibutyltin dichloride (DBTDC) was used as a catalyst to chemically bind 4-chloromehtylphenylisocynate (4-CPI) to porous monolithic silica particles via isocyanate-hydroxyl reaction, and the reaction product was reacted with sodium diethyldithiocarbamate (SDDC) to yield initiator attached silica monolith particles. Reversible addition-fragmentation...

Company name: Inha University
Published On: Monday March 10th, 2014

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
Infant Exposure to Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Crib Mattresses

Infants spend most of their time sleeping and are likely to be exposed to elevated concentrations of chemicals released from their crib mattresses. Small-scale chamber experiments were conducted to determine the area-specific emission rates (SERs) of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in a collection of twenty new and used crib mattresses. All...

Company name: The University of Texas at Austin
Published On: Wednesday March 05th, 2014

 
 

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