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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES
TEGO Dispers 690 - Especially for Food Packaging: Dispersant for Solventborne Pigment Dispersions

TEGO® Dispers 690 is designed specifically for solventborne printing inks used in food packaging. The ingredients contained in this wetting and dispersing additive are completely compliant with the A list of Swiss Ordinance SR 817.023.21, Annex 6.By using TEGO® Dispers 690 in solventborne, PU-containing or binder-free pigment dispersions, high...

Company name: Evonik Tego Chemie
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> PLATICIZER
BASF doubles production capacity of Hexamoll DINCH to 200,000 metric tons

BASF has doubled capacity of its non-phthalate plasticizer Hexamoll®DINCH from 100,000 metric tons to 200,000 metric tons per year at its site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. With a second Hexamoll DINCH plant BASF will satisfy growing customer demand and strengthen supply security worldwide while continuing to ensure consistently high quality. The plant...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
BASF and SINOPEC to build a new production plant for Neopentylglycol in Nanjing, China

BASF and SINOPEC will build a new world-scale production plant for Neopentylglycol (NPG) at their state-of-the-art Verbund site, BASF-YPC Co., Ltd., a 50-50 joint venture in Nanjing, China. The plant, with a total annual capacity of about 40,000 metric tons is planned to go on stream at the end of 2015. The new NPG plant will benefit from backward...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS>> ALCOHOL BASED (DIOL)
Asia BDO may extend falls on weak demand, China supply glut

Spot butanediol (BDO) prices in Asia are expected to head further south in the near term because of increasing supply in the key China market, industry sources said on Tuesday.On 6 May, import bulk BDO prices in the region fell to $1,800-1,820/tonne CFR (cost and freight) China, down by an average of $20/tonne from early April, according to ICIS...

Company name: ICIS Chemical Business
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
BASF increases prices for MDI and TDI

With immediate effect, or as contract terms allow, BASF will be increasing prices for all its Lupranat MDI (Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate) basic products by €70 per metric ton and for its Lupranat TDI (Toluene Diisocyanate) basic products by €50 per metric ton in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). This increase is driven by high...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> TDI
China TDI Exports Dropped by 54.20% Year On Year

China TDI imports in Mar. 2014 under the HS code of 29291010 were 4,000 tons, dropping by 13.40% on a year on year basis but increasing by 24.70% on a month to month basis compared with 4,619 tons in Mar. 2013 and 3224 tons in Feb. 2014., according to PUdaily im&export data. Exports in Mar. were 4780 tons, posting a sharp decrease of 54.20%...

Company name:
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> ALIPHATIC
BASF increases prices for Basonat™ in Europe, Africa and Western Asia

BASF increases prices in Europe, Africa and Western Asia for HDI (Hexamethylene Di-Isocyanate) and derivatives range (Basonat™) by 3 to 5 percent with immediate effect or as contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the current market situation and the significant rise in the cost of raw materials.The products affected by the price...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> PHOTOCURABLE
Allnex to Showcase its Latest Energy Curable Resin Technologies 
at RadTech 2014

Allnex, a leading supplier in coating resins and additives, will exhibit and highlight its latest energy curable resin technologies at the RadTech 2014, the Global Conference and Expo for UV and EB Curing Technology, from May 12-14, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois, USA.Experts representing Allnex's Radcure UV/EB Curable...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> URETHANE GROUT
Bostik Debuts Dimension RapidCure Urethane Grout

Bostik, Inc., one of the world's largest manufacturers of adhesives and sealants, has brought Dimension™ RapidCure™ Glass-Filled, Pre-Mixed, Urethane Grout to market. A patented, reflective, water-based, urethane grout, Dimension RapidCure contains micro-glass beads and a translucent, urethane binder that both reflect light and allow it to pass...

Company name: Bostik
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> ELASTOMERS>> MICRO CELLULAR
COIM to introduce UREXTER E: high performance PU footwear systems from renewable sources

COIM proudly announces today the launch of UREXTER E: a new family of PU footwear systems based on renewable raw materials.UREXTER E systems are the result of the intense development activities in the field of eco-friendly products from COIM group's R&D center of Offanengo (Italy). They contain the highest possible quantity of raw materials derived...

Company name: The Coim Group
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> PRESSURIZED FOAMS
Soudal to Highlight Expanding Reusable Polyurethane Foam Product at New Product World

Soudal USA, a leader in the manufacture of sealants, foams and adhesives, will exhibit at the National Hardware Show's New Product World this Tuesday, May 6th through Thursday, May 8th as part of the nationwide launch of their market-changing Genius Gun expanding polyurethane foam product.Genius Gun is the first-of-its-kind gap filling and...

Company name: Soudal USA
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
European Coatings JOURNAL‘s May issue out now

The latest issue of ECJ contains articles on automotive coatings, antifouling coatings, additives and effect pigments. Additionally, the issue features reviews of the American Coatings Show 2014, EuPIA's Annual Conference and the Ipex printing exhibition.I am upset. I feel deceived. Although I am not a speed racer, I never achieve the advertised...

Company name: European-coatings.com
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
AkzoNobel and Solvay seal partnership with EY to monitor sustainable raw material use

AkzoNobel and Solvay have joined forces with EY (Ernst & Young) to jointly develop a monitoring system that tracks and quantifies the use of renewable raw materials in paints, coatings and other applications.The partnership builds on last year's agreement between AkzoNobel and Solvay, whereby the company progressively increases the use of Solvay's...

Company name: AkzoNobel
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Functional coating trends today and in 20 years

Also the experts see different functionalities upcoming in the next five years. But what is attractive in 20 years blows a mind today, but sounds realizable by then.Speakers of the European Coatings Conference Functional coatings reveal what they consider as attractive functionalities for todays coatings and take a brave outlook about their guess...

Company name: The European Coatings Conference Functional coatings
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
FallZone Safety Surfacing Launches New Product Line to Further Enhance Playground Safety

2014 continues to be an exciting year as FallZone Safety Surfacing LLC launches their new 2014 product line on their freshly revamped website. FallZone Safety Surfacing, a nationwide supplier and installer of eco-friendly safety surfacing, is now installing FallZone Poured-in-Place, FallZone Bonded Rubber, and FallZone Synthetic Grass across the...

Company name: FallZone Safety Surfacing
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
Polyflortakes pride at new maternity unit

Polyflor is pleased to announce that an extensive collection of it's flooring products have just been installed in the new Maternity Unit at Bronglais Hospital in Aberystwyth for Hywel Dda University Health Board. The new hospital marks a major investment of £38million by the Welsh Assembly Government, the maternity unit of which opened in April...

Company name: Polyflor
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Flame Control Coatings Launches 15-Minute Thermal Barrier for Spray Polyurethane Foam

Flame Control Coatings has announced the launch of Flame Control 60-60A Thermal Barrier coating for Spray Polyurethane Foam. This water-based thin film intumescent coating will provide a 15-minute thermal barrier over Spray Polyurethane Foam insulation. Flame Control 60-60A is approved for use in occupied spaces where building codes call for the...

Company name: Flame Control Coatings
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
QuadFoam 500 NatureSeal Gets ESR-0285

IAPMO's Uniform Evaluation Service (UES) is pleased to announce that Texas- - based Quadrant Urethane Technologies was granted UES Evaluation Report ER- -285 to reference the 2012, 2009 and 2006 editions of the International Building Code (IBC), the International Residential Code (IRC) and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). ER- -285...

Company name: Quadrant Urethane Technologies
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE / RADIATION-CURABLE
Five Sartomer Specialists to Give Technical Presentations at RadTech 2014

Five top UV/EB curing experts from Sartomer will give technical presentations at the 2014 RadTech Technology Expo and Conference, May 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, Ill. In keeping with its corporate mission to provide formulators with the high-performance products they need to create the most innovative products, Sartomer...

Company name: Sartomer
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POWDER COATINGS
AkzoNobel launches new Interpon Align powder coatings technology

AkzoNobel's Powder Coatings business has launched an innovative two-coat, one-bake powder coating system which offers customers significant productivity and energy efficiency improvements and can also result in lower capital investment. Utilizing dry-on-dry coatings technology, Interpon Align delivers superior edge coverage and corrosion...

Company name: Akzo Nobel
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
The Future of Automotive Painting

Henkel received two coveted awards at this year's SURCAR, the world's leading conference on the subject of automotive surface treatment. The event has been taking place every second year in Cannes (France) since 1964. In addition, the conference moved to Asia Pacific this year, an important region for automotive growth. Over 300 decision makers...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
CTruk Boats use crestomer 1152PA

CTruk Boats Ltd., located in the UK at Brightlingsea, Essex, designs and builds multi-purpose composite marine craft used as workboats for offshore wind farm support, as well as customised vessels for military, security, disaster relief and commercial applications. Established in 2010, the company has a clear business mission to provide safe, fast...

Company name: Scott Bader Composites
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
Alfa Chemicals will extend their distribution agreement with Huntsman

Alfa Chemicals will extend their distribution agreement with Huntsman Polyurethane division to include the IROSTIC and IRODUR ranges for the thermoplastic polyurethane adhesive market. IROSTIC is a polyurethane-based raw material for adhesives. IROSTIC is used in the manufacture of solvent-based or solvent-free synthetic TPU adhesives to overcome...

Company name: Alfa Chemicals Ltd.
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
APS Elastomers Develops Versatile Grade TPU for Injection Molding

APS Elastomers has developed a versatile thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) specifically formulated for injection molding applications. The polyester-based TPU exhibits excellent abrasion resistance and toughness and has good hydrolytic stability, oil, fuel and solvent resistance. It is supplied uncolored in pellet form. Zythane 4090A TPU low...

Company name: APS Elastomers
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Cannon @ FEIPLAR COMPOSITES & FEIPUR 2014

The 8th edition of FEIPLAR COMPOSITES & FEIPUR - Exhibition and Conference on Composites, Polyurethane and Engineered Plastics - will be held at Expo Center Norte (Green Hall), in Sâo Paulo, SP, Brazil, from 11 to 13 November 2014. Cannon will be present again, with a stand and a technical presentation at the Conference.The Composites, Polyurethane...

Company name: Cannon
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
Setting new standards in 2K mixing

Graco introduces a new positive displacement proportioner, the ProMix PD2K. This breakthrough "State of the Art" proportioner mixes materials physically closer to the gun so the flush zone is significantly smaller than traditional systems. This allows end-users to use less paint, while reducing disposal costs. At the same time, it facilitates...

Company name: Graco
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> PRODUCTION
Cutting costs and protecting the environment with PUR and PET reprocessing plants from RAMPF...

For PUR and PET processors with high residual material volume, reprocessing can significantly lower production costs. RAMPF Ecosystems and Keil Anlagenbau, Germany, the leading specialists in the conceptual designing and construction of customized PUR and PET reprocessing plants, will illustrate how to cut costs and protect the environment at the...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Continuous Insulation Blocks from General Plastics

This video shows General Plastics' LAST-A-FOAM R-9300 Continuous Insulation Blocks that supports heavy structural loads. The LAST-A-FOAM R-9300 Continuous Insulation Series for cold-storage and industrial buildings couples a thermal barrier with high-strength structural support. These high-density polyurethane foam construction blocks extend...

Company name: General Plastics
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Hybrid Enters Into the $35 Billion Insulation Market

Hybrid Coating Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that it is entering the $35B insulation market. Hybrid is in the process of developing spray foam insulation based on its non isocyanate platform technology. The U.S. EPA, the U.S. Department of Labor, and most recently the state of California, are cracking down on isocyanates, especially in...

Company name: Hybrid Coating Technologies
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Soybean research money to target automotive sector

The development of specialty soybean lines could make soybean oil an even more attractive feedstock for the automotive industry.
It's a research focus for Istvan Rajcan and his team at the University of Guelph's plant agriculture department.
They have received nearly $2 million from government and industry, and the soybean breeder said...

Company name: The University of Guelph
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS>> GLOVES
Ejendals to unveil new glove made from Dyneema technology

Ejendals, a leading specialist in the development, manufacture and marketing of quality products that protect hands and feet, will introduce its latest glove, model 909, which incorporates Dyneema Diamond Technology.The new glove is designed specifically for applications requiring very good dexterity with cool feel and meets level 3 cut resistance...

Company name: Dyneema
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS>> LEATHER FINISHES
Faux leathers deliver value, look, performance

Some companies call it nouveau leather. Others refer to it as performance leather. But regardless of the preferred name, faux leather - upholstery that looks like leather, but costs less and offers more color variety - is a popular option with many consumers for a variety of reasons, according to retailers."The cleanability is fantastic," said...

Company name:
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Breathable fabrics' give industry a new style option

If you're over the age of 45, you probably remember the 1970s TV commercial that depicted Ella Fitzgerald shattering a wine glass with her powerful, high singing voice."Is it live, or is it Memorex?" the announcer intoned.Of course, it was impossible to tell the difference during the commercial, which was exactly the message the producer of the...

Company name:
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PETROCHEMICAL - OIL FIELD
Off to the Pipeline Opportunities Conference!

BASF is excited to attend the 10th annual Pipeline Opportunities Conference on March 25, 2014Hosted in Houston TX, this one-day event is always full of valuable insights into the state of the global pipeline industry.In addition to engaging in topics like gas and oil prospects, energy research, and the shale gas boom, BASF always looks forward to...

Company name: BASF Polyurethanes
Published On: Tuesday April 29th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL
Flexible polyurethane ducting for abrasive materials in the grain industry

Eximo has introduced a premium range of flexible polyurethane ducting designed specifically for grain and seed handlers.The suction and discharge of abrasive materials, particularly in the grain industries with constantly high flow rates are best handled by the heavyweight and flexible GranuFlex polyurethane ducting.Distributed throughout Australia...

Company name: Eximo
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> CASTER & WHEELS
Swivel Wheels combine ergonomic performance, heavy load capacity

Albion Caster, the world's leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products for every load requirement, announces its latest wheel innovation, AX Wheels. These resilient polyurethane on aluminum wheels offer superior ergonomic performance for today's heavy and demanding material handling environments. And, based on...

Company name: Albion Caster
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
PEOPLE
Electrolube Announce Senior Appointment for Conformal Coatings Division

Electrolube, the manufacturer of specialist chemicals for the electronics, automotive and industrial manufacturing industries, has today announced the appointment of Phil Kinner as Global Business / Technical Director for the company’s International Conformal Coatings Division. The senior position has emerged at a time of significant growth for...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
Resinate Materials Group Hires Woo-Sung Bae, PhD as Principle Scientist

Resinate Materials Group, a specialty polyurethane dispersion technology company, has announced the hire of Woo-Sung Bae, PhD as Principle Scientist. In his new position, Dr. Bae will be responsible for developing products with high recycled and biorenewable content for use in polyurethane dispersions.We are excited to announce the hire of Dr. Bae,...

Company name: Resinate Materials Group
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Bayer Pearl builds up new state-of-the-art facility in Dubai

Bayer Pearl, a polyurethane systems house joint venture between Bayer MaterialScience AG and Pearl Insulation Materials Industries LLC established in 2007, plans a significant investment including new technology and production. Following the decision to relocate the regional offices and production facilities to Dubai Investment Park, Bayer Pearl...

Company name: Pearl Insulation Materials Industries
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
PMC Continues to Offer Competitive Pricing

Polyurethane Machinery Corporation (PMC) maintains a strong, long-standing commitment to the industry and understands the challenges this economy has presented to their distributors and customers.PMC sales have continued to grow and with that have come greater economies of scale in production. As a result, PMC is pleased to announce that there will...

Company name: Polyurethane Machinery
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance to Participate in May 7 Public Workshop Led by California...

The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), a leading voice representing spray polyurethane foam industry contractors, manufacturers and the complete product value chain, has announced its active participation in the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) planned series of public workshops surrounding the evaluation of spray...

Company name: Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Lehmann & Voss & Co. participate first time at Chinaplas 2014 in Shanghai

Lehmann & Voss & Co. participated first time with their own booth at the Chinaplas 2014 via their newly established trading company LEHVOSS (Shanghai) Chemical Trading Co Ltd.Main focus was to showcase our commitment to our existing and new customers in China and Asian Region by exhibiting our Brand LUVOCOM for specialty compounds for the fast...

Company name: Lehmann & Voss & Co
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
SPI Presented Their 2013 Distributor Of The Year Award

Specialty Products, Inc.'s Distributor of the Year Award is their highest honor, recognizing a distributor who consistently works to deliver results. SPI Performance Coatings Ltd of the UK is not only being recognized as the 2013 Distributor of the Year, they are also awarded The 2013 Best Newcomer Award.SPI Performance Coatings joined Specialty...

Company name: Specialty Products, Inc
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
German quality travels the world

The increasing internationalization of the RAMPF Group continues unabated. This can also be seen in the successful trade fair appearances this spring. Visitors of the RAMPF booth in India, China, and Italy have already had an opportunity to experience the company's innovative engineering and chemical solutions.Elecrama 2014 - top products and...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
Accella Performance Materials Announces Acquisition of RTH Processing, Inc. and RDT Manufacturing...

Accella Performance Materials, Inc. a leading manufacturer of polyurethanes, plastisols and recycled rubber products, has announced the acquisition of two related companies, RTH Processing, Inc. and RDT Manufacturing LLC to form the new company Ultimate RB, Inc. Accella Performance Materials is a platform portfolio company of Arsenal Capital...

Company name: Accella Performance Materials
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
Synthomer appoints Omya as national US distributor

Emulsion polymer manufacturer Sythomer LLC has announced a new national distribution contract in the USA with Omya Inc.Omya will officially begin the contract on 1 July 2014. The company will be responsible for the nationwide distribution for all emulsion polymers sold by Synthomer's Construction & Coatings and Functional Polymer business units...

Company name: Synthomer
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
Rogers Corporation Releases Video on Innovation Center Opening

Rogers Corporation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate the company's new Innovation Center in Burlington, Massachusetts on March 25. More than 125 government officials, community leaders, technology company representatives and other guests were on hand to celebrate and tour the Center, which is located within Northeastern University's George...

Company name: Rogers Corporation
Published On: Tuesday May 06th, 2014

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
What the NEP for isocyanates means for you?

Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) creates a new program that draws attention and resources to a different health or safety issue. As of June 2013, OSHA launched a new National Emphasis Program (NEP) to identify and reduce or eliminate the incidences of adverse health effects associated with occupational exposure...

Company name: BASF Polyurethanes
Published On: Wednesday May 07th, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
Curing agent for moisture-curing compositions

The present invention relates to a curing agent for moisture-curing compositions which includes at least one aqueous emulsion of at least one epoxy resin. Curing agents according to the invention are especially used for the accelerated curing of moisture-curing compositions which are based on polyurethane polymers that have isocyanate groups or of...

Company name: Sika Technology
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Polyurethanes obtained from hydroxyalkanoate crosslinking agents

The present invention relates to polyurethanes resulting from a reaction that includes a hydroxyalkanoate crosslinking agent. Methods of making polyurethanes are further described.

Company name:
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
Process for the preparation of polyether ester polyols

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of polyether ester polyols starting from fatty acid esters and starter compounds having Zerewitinoff-active hydrogen atoms, and to their use in the production of solid or foamed polyurethane materials.

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Curable fluorine-containing resin and active-energy-ray-curable composition including the same

Provided is a curable fluorine-containing resin produced by causing a reaction between a polymer (P) and a compound (C); the polymer (P) being prepared by copolymerization in which essential monomer components are a compound (A) having a poly(perfluoroalkylene ether) chain and styryl groups at both ends of the poly(perfluoroalkylene ether) chain...

Company name: DIC Corporation
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> THERMOSETS
Thermosetting compositions containing isocyanurate rings

The invention relates to thermosetting compositions containing isocyanurate ring(s) prepared through chain extension of an epoxy resin (a) with carboxyl-functional oligomers (b), which are the reaction product of polyols (i) containing one or more isocyanurate ring(s) and polycarboxylic acids or their anhydrides (ii). The polyols (i) containing one...

Company name: CCP Composites
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Polyurethane resin composition and hollow fiber membrane module produced using same

The polyurethane resin composition comprises a main agent (I) which comprises an urethane prepolymer (A) with an isocyanate group terminal and a hardener (II) which comprises an urethane prepolymer (B) with a hydroxyl group terminal, wherein the urethane prepolymer (B) with the hydroxyl group is a product of reaction between a polyol ingredient (a)...

Company name: Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> ADHESIVES>> MOISTURE CURED
One-component moisture curing adhesive for use in vehicle lighting appliance and vehicle lighting...

A one-component moisture curing adhesive for use in a vehicle lighting appliance including: 100 parts by weight of a bifunctional polyether polyol (A) having a molecular weight of not less than 3,000; from 80 to 40 parts by weight of a crystalline polyester polyol (B); from 20 to 60 parts by weight of a non-crystalline polyester polyol (C); a...

Company name: The Yokohama Rubber Co
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> ADHESIVES>> TWO-COMPONENTS
Two-component curable solventless adhesive

A two-component curable solventless adhesive which enables a laminated composite film comprising a barrier layer and a plastic film laminated with each other to maintain excellent appearance and adhesive strength for a long period even after a sterilization treatment at high temperature, and to appropriately adjust a reaction between a base resin...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS
Self-repairing cyclic oxide-substituted chitosan polyurethane networks

Thermosetting polymeric compositions, such as polyurethane compositions, and related methods are provided. The invention relates to coating and polymer compositions and related methods derived from a biodegradable natural polysaccharide compound such as chitosan, pectin, heparin, and combinations thereof reacted to a cyclic oxide compound, such as...

Company name: The University of Southern Mississippi
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Curing-type coating-agent composition

A curing-type coating-agent composition according to the present invention contains: Component (A) including a urethane adduct compound exhibiting weatherability in an amount of from 99 to 65 parts by mass; Component (B) comprising a reaction product between a colloidal silica and an alkoxysilane compound having a maleimide group in an amount of...

Company name: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> PRIMERS
Primer coating for metallized gas barrier films

A primer coating is provided for use on polymeric substrates to enhance the adhesion of metallized coatings to the substrates. The primer coating also improves the gas barrier properties of the substrate when used in combination with a metallized coating. The primer coating includes an amorphous polyvinyl alcohol, polyethyleneimine, and optionally,...

Company name: Michelman
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
FOAMS
Polyurethane foam

A polyurethane foam having excellent shape-following properties, which exhibits favorable comfort when worn on the human body, both during movement and at rest. The polyurethane foam contains a toluene diisocyanate and a polyether polyol as the main components, has a glass transition temperature, defined as the temperature corresponding with the...

Company name: SMP Technologies
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Methods of making polyurethane coated articles, and articles made therefrom

A method of making a polyurethane coating can comprise: mixing an unblocked isocyanate component with a polyol component in the presence of a hydroxyl-free solvent and a catalyst to form a reaction mixture; depositing the reaction mixture onto a polymer substrate; and curing the reaction mixture on the substrate to form a polyurethane coated...

Company name: Sabic Innovative Plastics
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Barrier coating comprising a polyurethane dispersion and elastomeric material

A barrier coating comprising a polyurethane dispersion and an elastomeric material is disclosed. The polyurethane comprises at least 30 weight percent of meta-substituted aromatic material. Methods for improving barrier using the coatings are also disclosed.

Company name:
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Microencapsulated curing agent

A curing agent for unsaturated polyester resins is made by microencapsulating an organic peroxide curing agent in a polyurethane protective coating or shell.

Company name: OCV Intellectual Capital
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
Cationic electrodeposition paint composition paintable even on narrow-clearance portion, and...

An object of the present invention is to provide an electrodeposition paint composition and a method of forming an electrodeposited coating, which exhibit quality of coating deposition even in the interior of narrow spaces of objects subjected to painting. A solution of the object is cationic electrodeposition paint composition in which in an...

Company name: Nissan Motor
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Method for pretreating molded articles made of plastic matrix-fiber composites

A method for gluing of shaped bodies made of fiber composite compositions containing a plastic matrix KFZ with polyurethane compositions, the method including: a) application of IR radiation to a defined region of the shaped body of KFZ; b) application of a polyurethane composition to the defined region of the shaped body; c) bonding of the...

Company name: Sika Technology
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Bio-based roofing adhesive compositions

An adhesive composition for use in adhering insulation panels to roofing substrates and roofing membranes to the insulation panels include two components that are mixed prior to application on the roofing substrate. The first component may include a renewable polyol and catalyst. The renewable polyol is selected from any non-petroleum based polyol...

Company name: Adco Products
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

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

Provided is a urethane-based pressure-sensitive adhesive that is extremely excellent in adhesive residue-preventing property. Also provided is a surface protective film using such urethane-based pressure-sensitive adhesive in its pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, the surface protective film being extremely excellent in adhesive residue-preventing...

Company name: Nitto Denko Corporation
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> TWO COMPONENTS REACTION ADHESIVES
Reactive roofing adhesive

A two-part adhesive includes an A side, a B side, at least one of a polyurethane prepolymer and a diisocyanate, at least one polyol, at least one catalyst, and at least one chain extender. The two-part adhesive may include an adhesion promoter.

Company name: Adco Products
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Non halogen flame retardant thermoplastic polyurethane

Flame retardant thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) compositions are disclosed having a flame retardant package comprising an organo-phosphinate component, an organo-phosphate component, and a polyhydric alcohol. The flame retardant components may be present in an amount from about 5 to about 40 weight percent of the phosphinate compound; from about 5...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Thermoplastic polyurethane with antistatic properties

The present invention relates to antistatic, thermoplastic polyurethane comprising ethylmethylimidazole ethyl sulfate, to a process for production of antistatic, thermoplastic polyurethane comprising ethylmethylimidazole ethyl sulfate, and to the use of ethylmethylimidazole ethyl sulfate for the production of antistatic, thermoplastic polyurethane.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FOAMS
Composite structural elements and method of making same

A composite structural element and a method for making same are provided. The element includes a polymer foam core and at least one fibrous layer adhered to the polymer foam core by epoxy. Nano-particles are suspended in the epoxy prior to curing; preferably they are mixed with the hardener before it is mixed with the resin. The polymer foam core...

Company name: RTLR Equities
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> RAILWAY
Ballast and process for the production of ballast

The present invention relates to ballast which have a high stability and a long service life and to a process for the production of ballast. These ballast are suitable for railway track laying and road construction and dike systems used for example in costal protection. These ballast comprise ballast stones and polyurethane foams based on a...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> DEVELOPING ROLLER
Development roll for electrophotographic equipment

A development roll for electrophotographic equipment includes a shaft body, a rubber elastic layer formed by molding on an outer circumference of the shaft body and having many convex portions formed by transfer molding on the outer circumferential surface thereof, and a coating layer disposed on an outer circumference of the rubber elastic layer....

Company name: Tokai Rubber Industries, Ltd
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Mold frames and cavities for making dimpled golf balls

Universal mold frames for producing multi-piece golf balls are provided. The mold frames include lower and upper frame plates having locator pins that are inserted into corresponding locator slots in the mold cavities. The eccentric pin layout of the frame plates and corresponding slots in the cavities means the cavities can be fitted easily and...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR>> SOLING
Polyurethane-coated spandex fabric-fused midsole and apparatus and method for manufacturing the same...

The present invention relates to a polyurethane-coated (PU-coated) spandex fabric-fused midsole, and an apparatus and method for manufacturing the same, which allow a shoe midsole to be easily and conveniently manufactured through a single automatic process, and allows a PU-coated spandex fabric to be easily fused to a surface of the midsole in the...

Company name:
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
CHEMISTRY
Polyurethane foam scorch inhibitor

A scorch inhibitor composition for polyurethane foams is composed of (a) one or more derivatized phenolic compounds in an amount of about 60-80% by weight; (b) one or more aromatic amines in the form of a liquid in an amount of about 15-35% by weight; (c) an alkyl-substituted hydroquinone in an amount of about 4-8% by weight, and (d) phenothiazine...

Company name: Vanderbilt Chemicals
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Photopolymer compositions as printable formulations

The invention relates to applying novel photo polymers based on special urethane acrylates as writing monomers in printing methods which are suitable for producing holographic media, in particular for the visual display of images.

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
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 May 09th, 2014

 
Multibranched polyoxyalkylene compound and producing method thereof

A multibranched polyoxyalkylene compound represented by the following formula (1): ##STR00001## wherein R.sup.1 is the same or different and is a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 24 carbon atoms, OA.sup.1 and OA.sup.2 are the same or different and are an oxyalkylene group having 2 to 4 carbon atoms, n and m are the same or different and are an average...

Company name: NOF
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
Method for preparing an allophanate, allophanate, and low-viscosity composition containing the...

A process for the preparation of an allophanate of one or more identical or different isocyanates, compositions obtained by the process, and uses of the compositions are disclosed. The process comprises reacting an isocyanate with at least one monoalcohol comprising an ether or polyether functional group in the presence of a bismuth-comprising...

Company name: Perstorp
Published On: Friday May 09th, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Lipidic polyols using thiol‐ene/yne strategy for crosslinked polyurethanes

Oleic acid and α,ω-diacid were converted into propargylic esters followed by thiol-ene/yne coupling (TEC/TYC) functionalization in presence of mercaptoethanol. The multiradical addition on fatty esters leads to the formation of lipidic polyols (OH1 and OH2), as judged by 1H NMR and mass spectroscopies as well as by size exclusion...

Company name: Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE COATINGS
Preparation of Waterborne Polyurethane‐OMt Nanocomposites and Effect of Clay on UV Degradation

Waterborne polyurethane polymers (WPU) have gained importance for some decades because of their environmentally friendly characteristics due to low or zero content of solvents. Polyurethane properties can be modified by changing segmental structure or incorporating inorganic fillers into the polymer matrix. Montmorillonite (Mt) clay which is a...

Company name: Istanbul Technical University
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
PET wastes utilization in the synthesis of aliphatic–aromatic polyurethane elastomers

The presented work relates to the synthesis of polyurethane elastomers based on aliphatic-aromatic ester-carbonate oligomerols obtained from poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) wastes and dimethyl carbonate as a source of carbonate units. A new method of transformation of PET waste into oligo(alkylene terephthalate)s in the alcoholysis process...

Company name: Warsaw University of Technology
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
CHEMISTRY
Diversity-Oriented Synthesis of Hydrazine-Derived Compounds from Amino Isocyanates Generated in...

Simple O-phenyl-substituted carbazates can form amphoteric amino isocyanate intermediates in situ.

Company name: University of Ottawa
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
Synthesis and property of polyoxazolidone having fluorene moiety by polyaddition of diisocyanate and...

Polyoxazolidones having fluorenyl group were synthesized by polyaddition of 9,9-diglycidyl fluorene with various diisocyanates. The polymer from 9,9-diglycidyl fluorene and methylenediphenyl 4,4′-diisocyanate was afforded in high yield although polydispersity of the polymer was found relatively broad. The IR spectrum of the obtained polymer...

Company name: Kinki University
Published On: Monday May 12th, 2014

 
 

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