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  Issue-409 - April 28, 2014   Recommend
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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS
BASF Announces Increases

Effective May 15, 2014, or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all Lupranate MDI products by $0.08 per pound, Lupranate TDI products by $0.06 per pound, and all Pluracol polyol products by $0.06 per pound.This increase is driven by increased energy and transportation costs as well as strong demand and limited supply.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Blowing Agents Market - Trends and Forecasts to 2019 - New Study Released

Blowing Agents Market by Type (HCFCs, HFCs, HCs, & Others), by Foam Type (PU, PS, Phenolic, Polyolefin, & Others) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019The growth in global polymer foam industry us is driving the demand in blowing agents industry. Additionally, the major suppliers are responding towards the phase-out of CFC's and HCFC's by...

Company name: Fast Market Research
Published On: Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Reverdia showcases Biosuccinium 100% bio-based succinic acid and underlines its importance for the...

As a first time exhibitor at Chinaplas 2014, Reverdia demonstrates the benefits of Biosuccinium™ sustainable succinic acid and highlights the value of partnership with the Chinese plastics industry. At Chinaplas 2014, Reverdia will demonstrate the benefits of Biosuccinium™, a succinic acid with 100% bio-based content and lower environmental...

Company name: Reverdia
Published On: Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Mideast PMDI falls for third straight week on soft buying interest

Spot polymeric methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (PMDI) prices in the Middle East declined for the third consecutive week because of soft buying interest, and in line with losses in the Asian market.Prices softened by an average of $20/tonne to $2,140-2,160/tonne CFR (cost and freight) GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council)/East Med (Mediterranean) on 24...

Company name: ICIS Chemical Business
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE COATINGS
Dymax Oligomers & Coatings to Present at RadTech UV & EB 2014 Conference

Dymax Oligomers & Coatings R&D Manager Ahmet Nebioglu will give a technical presentation at the upcoming RadTech UV & EB Conference May 12 to 14 in Rosemont, Illinois. Dr. Nebioglu's presentation, "Next Generation of UV-Curable Cellulose Esters", will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 13, as part of the Bio-Based Materials session. UV-curable...

Company name: Dymax
Published On: Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Solving All Types of Tank Corrosion Issues with ChemLine Coatings

Advanced Polymer Coatings is asked to work on all types of chemical resistance projects, and many of these are for tanks with a wide range of aggressive exposures, including strong acids, alkalis, gases, solvents and oxidizers. APC's ChemLine coatings are engineered using unique polymer technology to deliver excellent resistance. Here are two brief...

Company name: Advanced Polymer Coatings
Published On: Monday April 21st, 2014

 
Axalta Coating Systems to Exhibit at American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association...

Axalta Coating Systems will showcase its industrial coatings at the annual American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) convention April 22-25, 2014, in San Diego, Calif.Coatings experts will staff Booth 626, which will feature a complete system of premium-quality products including Imron polyurethane, Corlar epoxy and Tufcote...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Monday April 21st, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Sprayroq Adds Canada's Empipe Solutions Ltd. as Certified Partner

Sprayroq, Inc., industry leader in the development of spray-applied polyurethane solutions for infrastructure rehabilitation, corrosion management and infiltration control, has added Empipe Solutions Ltd. of Hannon, Ontario, Canada, to its Sprayroq Certified Partner (SCP) network.Contractors are awarded SCP status upon successfully completing two...

Company name: Sprayroq
Published On: Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> ONE COMPONENT REACTION ADHESIVES
Optically Clear UV Curable System Offers High Bond Strength and Fast Cures

Specially formulated to optimize bond strength, Master Bond UV15-42C is a UV curable system for bonding, sealing and coating applications. This smooth paste can be applied vertically without sagging. As an optically clear compound, it is often used in the fiber-optic, optical, electronic, aerospace and specialty OEM industries.This one part system...

Company name: Master Bond, Inc
Published On: Sunday April 20th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
IROGRAN® TPUs for Wire and Cable Now Available from APS Elastomers

Now available from APS Elastomers are Huntsman Polyurethanes' IROGRAN polyether-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs). These products are designed to meet a variety of challenging wiring and cabling applications, including household wiring for low amp appliances and heavy duty wiring and cabling for telecommunication cables; automotive ABS...

Company name: APS Elastomers
Published On: Thursday April 24th, 2014

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Chinese automotive supplier is benefiting from KraussMaffei's expertise in lightweight construction...

Lightweight Design is changing automotive manufacture with increasing speed. More and more components, which were traditionally manufactured from steel or aluminum, are giving way to fiber-reinforced plastic parts: Sidewall panels, base pans, entire roofs, front-end carriers, carbon design parts and more besides. KraussMaffei is playing a key role...

Company name: KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Best Ways to Install Urethane Lining in Grain Systems

Fastening urethane lining to grain equipment is typically done with elevator bolts. This method, however, leaves protruding bolt heads exposed so that they catch pieces of grain and become wear areas in the system. Two alternative fastening systems help avoid this common problem.Fabric BackingPolyurethane sheeting can be manufactured with a fabric...

Company name: Bailey-Parks Urethane
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Chinese government encourages new energy automotive lightweight materials

Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued the "2013 oil and chemical industrial economic operation situation" and this year's petrochemical work deployment.MIIT requires the industry to carry out the "action plan" to accelerate the development of carbon fiber industry, accelerate the construction of carbon fiber...

Company name: the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology - MIIT
Published On: Monday April 21st, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> BEDDING>> MATTRESSES CORES
New Casper mattress brand available in single model

New York-based mattress producer and Web retailer Casper launched this week with a product line that consists of a single mattress model sold at an ecommerce-enabled website, www.caspersleep.com. The specialty-sleep bed is billed as "the mattress reimagined" and is comprised of polyurethane base foam layered with memory foam and synthetic latex....

Company name: Casper
Published On: Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PETROCHEMICAL - OIL FIELD
Bailey-Parks Urethane to Showcase Turnkey Solutions for Oil & Gas at OTC

Bailey-Parks Urethane will exhibit its products and turnkey capabilities for the oil and gas industry at booth 6009 at the 45th annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) this May 5-8 2014 at Reliant Center in Houston, Texas.Representatives of Bailey-Parks will be on site to discuss the company's history of engineering, manufacturing, finishing,...

Company name: Bailey-Parks Urethane
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.
Solid Concepts Inc. provided 3D printed and cast urethane prototype and pre-production components...

Solid Concepts was honored to provide 3D printed and cast urethane prototype and pre-production components for Equus' Automotive's BASS770, a luxury American muscle car.This thing is a rocket ship, says Ian James, brand ambassador to Equus Automotive. Having limited experience with rocket ships myself, I can't confirm that this car could survive in...

Company name: Solid Concepts Inc
Published On: Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

 
SignoArts Products to Debut SignoFoam4 with Microcell Technology at ISA International Sign Expo...

Sign•Arts Products Corp. will introduce next-generation Sign•Foam4 at the 2014 ISA International Sign Expo April 24-26 in Orlando, Florida. It will spotlight this timesaving creative medium for 3-D signs, dimensional graphics and displays at the Sign•Foam booth, #906, in the Orange County Convention Center.Available in 15- and 18-lb. densities,...

Company name: Sign•Arts Products
Published On: Thursday April 24th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> DECORATIVE MOULDINGS
Carousel designs innovative signs ... Urethane made

Julie Joyner contacted Carousel Signs & Designs Inc. when she needed more than 50 new entrance and neighborhood signs for the Woodlake community in Chesterfield County."It was a huge project," said Joyner, general manager of the Woodlake Community Association.The association ordered signs for the main entrances as well as signs for the 54...

Company name: Carousel Signs & Designs
Published On: Monday April 21st, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL
Urethane drain Cover offers emergency spill response protection.

Packaged in easy-open, hi-viz storage tube, PIG Rapid Response Drainblocker Drain Cover has urethane bottom layer that creates tight seal for quickly sealing both floor and storm drains during spill emergencies, indoors or outdoors. UV-resistant polypropylene top layer will not stretch or tear when picked up. Offered in 4 sizes for square or round...

Company name: New Pig
Published On: Sunday April 20th, 2014

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
PIMA Offers EPA comments on Draft Guidelines for Product Environmental Performance Standards

PIMA has submitted public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the need for a consensus based process for product labeling. Attention: Mary McKiel, Standards Executive, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention,Reference:Draft Guidelines for Product Environmental Performance Standards & Ecolabels for Voluntary Use in...

Company name: The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
OSHA Cracking Down on Body Shops Over Isocyanate Exposure

A representative of GMG Envirosafe warned attendees of the Collision Industry Conference held April 9-10 that OSHA is cracking down on body shops to ensure workers are protected from isocyanate exposure.Brandon Thomas, chief operations officer of GMG, a company that offers OSHA, EPA and DOT compliance solutions, said a study done by OSHA's...

Company name: GMG Envirosafe
Published On: Thursday April 24th, 2014

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Bayer: Very successful start to 2014

Encouraging business development in all subgroups / Strong growth for recently launched pharmaceutical products / Group sales EUR 10,555 million (plus 2.8 percent, Fx & portfolio adj. plus 8.4 percent) / EBIT moves ahead by 18.4 percent to EUR 2,096 million / EBITDA before special items rises by 11.6 percent to EUR 2,738 million - despite negative...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Misses Earnings Estimates

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. released the results from its second fiscal quarter this morning before opening bell, missing the estimates of analysts in earnings but beating in revenue. The firm reported earnings of $1.32 a share on $2.58 billion in revenue. Analysts had been expecting the company to report earnings of $1.35 per share on revenue...

Company name: Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
Published On: Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

 
Dow Chemical Beats Earnings Expectations, But Misses Revenue Estimates

The Dow Chemical Company, the largest American chemical company by revenues, has reported its performance results for the first quarter of its 2014 fiscal year (1QFY14; ended March 31, 2014). The company has posted earnings of 79 cents a share, which top analyst estimates by eight cents. The earnings beat comes even though Dow Chemical's topline...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

 
PIMA President Publishes Blog in Retrofit Magazine

PIMA President Jared Blum has published a blog over at Retrofit Magazine. The blog post titled, "The Need to Address the Lack of Consensus Procedures in Developing LEED," seeks to address some of the shortcomings of the LEED program. The Need to Address the Lack of Consensus Procedures in Developing LEEDThe work being done by the United States...

Company name: The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association
Published On: Monday April 21st, 2014

 
Chemicals to lead industrial growth in Middle East

Sometimes, healthy competition is good. For the Middle East refining and petrochemical industry, a changing global feedstock mix and increasing competition in the U.S. driven by the availability of cheaper gas feedstock, is reinforcing previous decisions by Middle East petrochemical producers to continue investing in new technology. The industry is...

Company name: IHS
Published On: Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

 
PEOPLE
Former Bayer Material Science Executive to Lead China Operation for Asia's largest specialty...

Connell Brothers, a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company, and the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia-Pacific, has appointed Dr. Ralf Busch, former vice president responsible for Know-How Transfer, Asia-Pacific, within the Bayer MaterialScience polyurethane business group, to lead the strategic direction and...

Company name: Connell Brothers
Published On: Thursday April 24th, 2014

 
Intech Equipment & Supply's Dennis Alter Earns Professional Industry Certification

Spray foam and roofing equipment and supplies provider, Intech Equipment & Supply, announced Dennis Alter has earned professional certification from the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA). An independent trade association, SPFA is the collective voice, as well as the educational and technical resource, for the spray polyurethane foam...

Company name: Intech Equipment & Supply
Published On: Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Silicone backbone prepolymers for flame resistant polyurethanes

Embodiments of the invention provide for coatings that include the reaction product of at least a sodium silicate solution, at least one isocyanate reactive component having at least one of a hydroxyl and an amine functionality of between about 2 and about 4, at least one intumescent filler, at least one filler, optionally a suspension agent and at...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS
Delay action catalyst for improving the stability of polyurethane systems having halogen containing...

Catalyst compositions useful in the production of insulating polyurethane or polyisocyanurate foam are disclosed. The catalyst compositions impart increased stability of a mixture of the catalyst, a halogen-containing blowing agent, and a polyol. These catalyst compositions include amine/acid salts with a pH of

Company name: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Polymer-dispersed polyol and process for producing flexible polyurethane foam

To provide a process for producing a flexible polyurethane foam having a higher biomass degree than a conventional flexible polyurethane foam and excellent in foam physical properties and its appearance. A polymer-dispersed polyol obtained by polymerizing a vinyl monomer in the presence of the following polyol (a1) derived from a natural fat/oil...

Company name: Asahi Glass Co Ltd
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
Hyperbranched polyether polyol and urethane resin composition

A hyperbranched polyether polyol obtained by a ring-opening reaction between a hydroxyalkyloxetane (a1) and a monofunctional epoxy compound (a2), wherein the polyether polyol includes a primary hydroxyl group (H1) and a secondary hydroxyl group (H2) in the molecular structure thereof, and has a number average molecular weight (Mn) of 1,000 to 4,000...

Company name: DIC Corporation
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Process for preparing isocyanates by phosgenation of amines in the liquid phase

The present invention relates to a process for preparing isocyanates by reacting amines with phosgene in the liquid phase, where phosgene, hydrogen chloride and isocyanates are separated with stripping columns operated at different pressures.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
Isocyanates and aromatic hydroxy compounds

An object of the present invention is to provide a process for producing isocyanates, which are industrially useful compounds, without using phosgene, and to provide a process for chemically recycling waste polycarbonate resin. The present invention discloses a process enabling isocyanate compounds to be produced without using phosgene as a raw...

Company name: Asahi Kasei Chemicals
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Polysiloxane-modified polyhydroxy polyurethane resin, method for producing same, heat-sensitive...

Polysiloxane-modified polyhydroxy polyurethane resin, method for producing same, heat-sensitive recording material using the resin, imitation leather, thermoplastic polyolefin resin skin material, material for weather strip, and weather strip

Company name: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> RADIATION CURABLE COATINGS
Radiation curable aqueous composition for low gloss coatings

A radiation curable aqueous coating composition having a 85.degree. gloss of .ltoreq.60 upon drying comprising (A) 10 to 99 wt % of a polyurethane, (B) 1 to 90 wt % of a radiation curable component; (C) 0.1 to 10 wt % of an associative thickener; wherein at least 80 wt % of (A)+(B)+(C) has a particle size greater than 500 nm and wherein the C.dbd.C...

Company name: DSM
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> POWDER COATINGS
Dryblend process for preparing high-reactivity polyurethane compositions containing uretdione groups...

The present invention relates to polyurethane compositions containing uretdione groups that can be cured at a low temperature and are intended more particularly for polyurethane powder coating compositions and adhesive compositions, to a process for preparing them and to their use.

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE COATINGS
Photocurable composition and process for producing molded product having fine pattern on its surface...

To provide a photocurable composition whereby it is possible to obtain a cured product having both a release property and flexibility, and a process whereby it is possible to produce a flexible molded product having on its surface a fine pattern having a reverse pattern of a mold precisely transferred. A photocurable composition comprising a...

Company name: Asahi Glass Company
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> SEALANTS
Polyurethane systems having non-sag, paintability, and primerless adhesion on concrete

A two part non-sag polyurethane construction sealant or adhesive is provided with the properties of low modulus, high elongation, good paint adhesion, and primerless adhesion to concrete surfaces. The sealant or adhesive is prepared using a polyol, and optionally an epoxy silane and/or a melamine compound, in the base component of the formulation;...

Company name: Construction Research & Technology
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Polyurethane oligomers for use in restorative dentistry

A composition of dental filling materials comprising a urethane oligomer obtained from a reaction between natural oil-derived polyols and a diisocyanate in excess to create terminals of isocyanate groups, the oligomer being grafted with an unsaturated acrylic monomer having hydroxyl groups which could react with the isocyanate terminals, and the...

Company name: Universiti Malaya
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Coated metallic parts and method of making the same

A coated metallic part includes a substrate including a metallic surface; a first coating layer supported on the metallic surface and including a first polymer, the first polymer including silicon; and a second coating layer including a second polymer different from the first polymer, the first coating layer being positioned between the metallic...

Company name: Ford Motor Company
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
Coating material for airbag base fabric, and airbag base fabric

The present invention relates to an aqueous coating material based on a water-soluble resin having the OH group for airbag base fabric. The water-soluble resin is a polyvinyl alcohol (PVAL). An aliphatic carboxylic acid or polyisocyanate which can cross-link with the OH group of the PVAL by heat treatment, and polyol as a plasticizer such as a...

Company name: Toyota Gosei
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
Superhydrophobic nanocomposite coatings

The invention relates to a superhydrophobic coating composition containing a polyurethane; a fluoropolymer; a nanofiller; and an organic solvent. The polyurethane to fluoropolymer are present in a weight ratio from about 1:2 to about 15:1. Coated substrate having at least a portion of one surface coated with a hydrophobic coating using the...

Company name: University of Virginia
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
Top coat paint, corrosion resistant surface-treated chain and corrosion resistant surface-treated...

The roller chain comprises inner link plates, a bush, outer link plates, a connecting pin, and a roller. Each of the chain components has a zinc-iron alloy ground film formed on an iron-based base material by impact zinc plating and a first coating film formed by using a water-based rust preventive paint including zinc, nitrate, and an organic...

Company name: Tsubakimoto Chain
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Blends of micronized polyphenylene ether and thermoplastic polyurethanes blend

Disclosed herein is a blend comprising: (a) 5 to 50 percent by weight of the micronized poly(phenylene ether), wherein the mean particle size of the poly(phenylene ether) is 9 microns or less; (b) 50 to 95 percent by weight of a thermoplastic polyurethane; wherein the weight percents are based on the total weight of the blend. Also disclosed are...

Company name: Sabic Innovative Plastics
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC
Formaldehyde-free zero-carbon-emission environment-friendly plate made from circuit board powder and...

The present invention relates to a process of manufacturing a formaldehyde-free zero-carbon-emission environment-friendly plate made from circuit board powder, raw materials of the plate comprise circuit board powder, an isocyanate, a mold release agent, water, wood fiber powder and carbon fiber. These raw materials are mixed together and pressed...

Company name: Guangdong WEP Energy Saving Technology
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
Connecting component for electrical conductors and method for sheathing such a connecting component

A connecting component formed by a first housing, within which there are disposed electrical components which are connected to coupling elements acting outwards, is oversheathed with an insulating envelope. The first housing is surrounded by a second housing, the coupling elements are guided through corresponding openings of the second housing, and...

Company name: Harting Electric
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS>> FIBERS
Polyurethane yarn, as well as fabric and swimwear using same

In order to provide a polyurethane yarn having exceptional performance in terms of resistance to chlorine embrittlement essentially without the use of zinc, which is a heavy metal, and having advantageous application particularly in swimwear; as well as a fabric and article of swimwear using the polyurethane yarn, the present invention is a...

Company name: Invista North America
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf balls having a foam center

Multi-layered golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane. The outer core layer is preferably formed from a non-foamed composition selected from thermoset compositions and thermoplastic compositions. The core layers have...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
Multi-layer cover dual core golf ball having a high acid casing and low gradient center

A golf ball having an inner core layer having an outer surface and a geometric center and being formed from a rubber composition. An outer core layer surrounds the inner core to form a dual core. An inner cover layer surrounds the dual core, and includes a high-acid ionomer having a hardness of about 66 to 75 Shore D and an acid content of 16 wt. %...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
Multi-layer cover golf ball having a high acid casing and zero gradient core

A golf ball includes a single core having an outer surface and a geometric center. The core is formed from a substantially homogenous rubber composition. An inner cover layer is disposed about the core, the inner cover including a high-acid ionomer and having a material hardness of about 66 to 75 Shore D. The high-acid ionomer has an acid content...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OTHERS
Plant cultivating substrate and method of its manufacture

To provide a plant cultivating substrate which satisfies e.g. the water absorptivity required for plant cultivation, shape retentivity and flexibility and a method of manufacture thereof. In the plant cultivating substrate and the method of its manufacture, at least water-retentive filling material, water, urethane prepolymer and polyol are reacted...

Company name: Suntory
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.
Decorative element with TPU film and method of its manufacture

A method for producing a decorative element includes the steps of: (a) preparing a thermoplastic polyurethanes (abbreviated TPU) film, at least one ornament, and a releasing film, which has been coated with a glue layer on a plane thereof; (b) disposing the plane of the releasing film coated with the glue layer facing to the ornament; (c) arranging...

Company name: Jay Yih Enterprise
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
CHEMISTRY
Fluorocarbon polymer-free preparations based on water and/or organic solvents and the use thereof as...

The present invention relates to fluorocarbon polymer-free preparations (Z) based on water and/or organic solvents and their use as a finish on flat materials, containing (1) 10-90% of a reaction product (S) prepared by reacting a component (A) with a partially blocked or non-blocked di-, tri- or polyisocyanate (IC) and (2) 10-90% of a...

Company name: Rudolf
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
Urethane (meth)acrylate oligomer and sheet using the same

Disclosed is a urethane (meth)acrylate oligomer which is obtained by reacting at least one polyoxyalkylene polyol (A), at least one monool (B1) soluble in the component (A) and/or at least one silane coupling agent (B2) reactive with an isocyanate group, at least one polyisocyanate (C) and at least one hydroxylated mono (meth)acrylate compound (D)...

Company name: Hitachi Chemical Company
Published On: Sunday April 27th, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Flexible‐elastic copolymerized polyurethane‐tannin foams

Open cell foams obtained by the simultaneous coreaction of condensed flavonoid tannins with an alkoxylated fatty amine and polymeric diphenylmethane isocyanate yielded highly flexible/elastic polyurethane foams. Copolymerized amine/isocyanate/tannin oligomers were identified by 13C NMR and MALDI-TOF spectroscopy. In general, between 30% and 50% of...

Company name: Indunor
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Spray impact resistance of a superhydrophobic nanocomposite coating

The performance of a polyurethane/organoclay superhydrophobic nanocomposite modified with perfluoroalkyl methacrylic copolymer in the presence of a high-pressure air-water spray which mimics an icing cloud impact is investigated in this study. To quantify the average velocites of droplets impacting the superhydrophobic samples, a computational...

Company name: University of Virginia
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
CHEMISTRY
Influence of Applied Silica Nanoparticles on Bio-renewable Castor Oil Based Polyurethane...

Novel bio-renewable castor oil based polyurethane (PU)-silica nanocomposite films were prepared using castor oil, 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate and dibutyltin dilaurate in tetrahydrofuran at room temperature. ATR-FTIR spectra confirm the formation of polyurethane and the presence of silica nanoparticles in the polyurethane matrix. The increase of...

Company name: Central Leather Research Institute
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
Photopolymerization Kinetics of Block Polyether Based Terminal Urethane Methacrylate with/without...

The present work deals with the photopolymerization of difunctional macromonomer with a polyether chain and urethane methacrylate terminations. Macromonomeric formulations were prepared by mixing macromonomer with two different concentrations of photoinitiator. Formulations were also prepared by the addition of 10 wt% of soft-segmented difunctional...

Company name: National Chemical Laboratory - India
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
SHAPE MEMORY MATERIALS
Effect of diisocyanate on pyridine containing shape memory polyurethanes based on...

This article demonstrates a comparative investigation about the effect of diisocyanate on pyridine containing shape memory polyurethanes (Py-SMPUs), which are synthesized with N,N-bis(2-hydroxylethyl)isonicotinamide (BINA) and four different diisocyanates: 1,6-hexanediisocyante (HDI), isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI), methylene diphenyl diisocyanate...

Company name: Shenzhen University
Published On: Monday April 28th, 2014

 
 

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