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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS
Bioamber Looks for Growth in Bio-Succinic Acid

Though you may have never heard of it before, succinic acid is used in a range of applications, including as a raw material for polyurethanes, coatings, adhesives, sealants, and personal care ingredients. Investing in succinic acid doesn't sound very sexy, yet there is tremendous growth to be had in this area. A study published in May 2012 by...

Company name: Bioamber
Published On: Tuesday May 13th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
Oxea Announces Price Increase for Polyols in Asia

Oxea will increase list and off-list prices on the following products effective June 1, 2014, or as contracts allow:Neopentyl Glycol (NPG) 50: USD/toTrimethylolpropane (TMP)50: USD/to

Company name: Oxea
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
Stepan Announces June 15, 2014 Aromatic Polyester Polyol Price Increase for U.S. Sourced Products

Effective June 15, 2014, or as contracts allow, Stepan will increase prices for STEPANPOL® Aromatic Polyester Polyols by $0.07 per pound. The increase is necessary due to rising raw material costs.

Company name: Stepan Company
Published On: Monday May 19th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> TDI
Vencorex increases prices on TDI.

Effective June 1, 2014, or as existing contracts permit, Vencorex will increase prices on its TDI range of products (Scuranate™) in Europe, Middle-East and Africa.Prices will be increased by 100 €/t.Prices are being increased due to current market situation and higher costs of raw materials.

Company name: Vencorex
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Dow Corning Expands its Portfolio of Reliability-Enhancing Solutions for Solar Inverters

As the total cost of non-active materials in solar systems outstrips that of photovoltaic (PV) modules, solar manufacturers are seeking new, high-performing materials able to drive down balance-of-system costs while increasing the efficiency and durability of their products.Against this competitive backdrop, Dow Corning, a global leader in...

Company name: Dow Corning
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
TSE Industries to Develop Prototypes of Telescopic Hydraulic Cylinders for Advanced Telescopic...

Canadian company, Advanced Telescopic Technologies, Inc. (ATT), has announced that it will begin development of its telescopic composite cylinder products using TSE-EcoWind polyurethane composite resins manufactured by TSE Industries, Inc. of Clearwater, Florida. TSE was awarded the JEC Americas 2013 Innovation Award for its environmentally...

Company name: TSE Industries
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> DISPERSIONS
Bayer raw materials for coatings offer industrial strength, customizable formulation

The industrial market is increasingly looking for high-performance, sustainable coatings to protect its assets. The versatility of ultraviolet- (UV) cured waterborne polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) from Bayer MaterialScience LLC is just one reason they are ideally suited for applications such as coatings for metal and plastic components used in...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Published On: Tuesday May 13th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Give your cosmetic, skin care and hair care formulations star appeal with Bayer raw materials

As fashion meets function, consumers hold their hair care, skin care and cosmetic products to increasingly high standards. They desire hair products that provide strong hold, enabling them to create the latest styles, without stickiness. Cosmetics need to look good and be water resistant, allowing users to maintain their polished look while...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Published On: Tuesday May 13th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Michelman to Present at SSCT 2014 Annual Technical Meeting

Michelman will be doing a presentation at the Southern Society for Coatings Technology (SSCT) 2014 Annual Technical Meeting being held May 18-21, 2014 in Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA.Dr. Michael Kramer, Global Technology Manager, Chemical Specialties at Michelman will lead the presentation entitled “Solvent-free Polyurethane-Acrylic Hybrid...

Company name: Michelman
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Global Spray Polyurethane Foam Market is Expected to Reach USD 1,823 Million in 2019

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Spray Polyurethane Foam (Open Cell, Closed Cell and Others) Market for Residential Walls, Residential Roofing, Commercial Walls, Commercial Roofing and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019,"the global spray...

Company name: Transparency Market Research
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Icynene Boosts R-Value of Spray-Foam Insulation

Icynene is now offering a low-density polyurethane-foam insulation with a slightly higher R-value, which the company says will help builders meet stricter energy-code requirements.The product is called Icynene Classic Plus. The manufacturer says the two-part spray-in insulation has an R-value of 4 per in., compared to the 3.7 per in. of its Classic...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Fire Protective Coatings Provide Quality Assurance To the Spray Polyurethane Foam Industry

When fire protective coatings are used as ignition barriers (in certain attics and crawlspaces) over spray polyurethane foam (SPF), the risk of fire to occupants and structures is minimal. Various building codes recognize this by allowing the omission of a thermal barrier in these circumstances. The Acceptance Criteria for Spray-Applied Foam...

Company name: International Fireproof Technology
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
AVALON TPUs for Various Applications Now Available from APS Elastomers

Huntsman Polyurethanes' AVALON polyester-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) have been added to APS Elastomers portfolio for use in a variety of applications. Durable, dependable and extremely versatile, AVALON TPUs improve the production and performance of industrial parts, ski goggles, caster wheels, cables, shoes parts, conveyor belts and...

Company name: APS Elastomers
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Production process of edge from polyurethane - New video on YouTube

A new video, that demonstrates production process of furniture edge from polyurethane Kromkolast 1 using OSV mixing and casting equipment is now available on YouTubeAll works were realized by OSV Technologiya experts on the territory of the production area at OSV factory.

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
SAIP at Utech North America

Saip will participate to the next edition of Utech North America, the international exhibition and conference which involves the broadest cross section of the polyurethanes industry.Saip is a leading developer and manufacturer of custom made solutions for PU processing in several sectors such as building and construction, refrigeration, furniture,...

Company name: SAIP Srl
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> FLEXIBLE FOAM
Hennecke to introduce new cost- and space-saving discontinuous JFlex slabstock plant

Polyurethane processors and parts manufacturers who want to learn about the latest advances in Hennecke's PU processing machinery should make a point to visit the company's stand 215 at the Utech North America from 4 - 5 June 2014 in Charlotte, NC, USA. Hennecke will introduce its new, ultra-compact, cost- and space-saving JFlex discontinuous...

Company name: Hennecke GmbH
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Improving infrastructure with Icynene spray foam insulation

Creating a comfortable and efficient home requires that residents take advantage of the best solutions available. Sometimes that calls for overhauling an entire property, which can result in significant enhancements and benefits for the entire building. This in turn can help promote a secure and positive home environment.Promoting coverageThe...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Tuesday May 13th, 2014

 
New foam insulation is useful in attics and inside walls

You've probably heard of foam being used to cover flat roofs on many Arizona homes.It's roofing that keeps out rain but also reflects heat. Foam also plays a big role in insulating many newly built homes. Its role is growing in improving the quality of life inside older homes as well.Foam insulation is generally a polyurethane product, and much of...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Johnson Controls and SAIC's Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd. form global joint venture for...

Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, and Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to form a global automotive interiors joint...

Company name: Johnson Controls
Published On: Sunday May 18th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> TOOLING AND MODELING BOARDS
Die & Mould China 2014: RAMPF Tooling sets stage for further growth

RAMPF Tooling, a member company of the international RAMPF Group, will be showcasing its high-quality range of RAKU-TOOL products at the exhibition Die & Mould China 2014 (DMC) in Shanghai from June 4-7. We are very excited about this year's exhibition, says Jochen Reiff, Sales & Marketing Manager at RAMPF Tooling. We see significant further...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Tuesday May 13th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> HOSES & TUBING
Tubing cables offer halogen-free, flame retardant option

Cicoil has announced its Highly Durable Flexx-Sil Tubing Cables. Combining multiple tubing lines in an easy to use flat configuration is an excellent alternative to loose, bundled, tangled and unprotected tubing assemblies. Features include:■ Suitability for pneumatics or fluids.■ The ability to incorporate individual or multiple PTFE,...

Company name: Cicoil
Published On: Tuesday May 13th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> HOUSING>> FURNITURE
Guangdong 2014 Q1 Furniture Exports at 23 Billion Yuan, Growing 3.3% YOY

Guangdong province furniture and parts exports in the first three months have totaled 23.83 billion Yuan, growing by 3.3% compared with the same period in 2013 or 6.2% based on 3.9 billion US dollars, according to data from China Customs.As the export data showed, January was the highest month with volume bigger than the accumulated volume in...

Company name:
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Reichhold Brazil wins two awards as Best Alkyd Resin Supplier and Best Saturated Polyester Supplier...

Reichhold Brazil won awards as the Best Supplier Coatings market in two different categories from six nominations.The Award was hosted by PAINT & PINTURA, the Main Coatings Market Magazine in Brazil in a ceremony that was held on May 9th in São Paulo. This Award is known as the main recognition of the Brazilian Coatings Market and it acknowledges...

Company name: Reichhold
Published On: Monday May 19th, 2014

 
Synthopol Chemie Germany plans expansion

The synthetic resin manufacturer’s goal is to significantly increase production capacity from 2015.German synthetic resin manufacturer Synthopol Chemie, headquartered in Buxtehude near Hamburg, is preparing to expand: its large-scale construction project "Halle 16” will significantly increase production capacity while its new, multilingual website,...

Company name: Synthopol Chemie
Published On: Monday May 19th, 2014

 
Archway Sales to represent Momentive Specialty Chemicals

Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Inc. has selected Archway Sales, Inc. to represent its epoxy resin, curing agent, and modifier product lines.Archway will represent Momentive throughout its entire network, along with Nexeo Solutions and other existing representatives, beginning 1 July 2014. "It is exciting to offer such a complete epoxy portfolio to...

Company name: Momentive Specialty Chemicals
Published On: Friday May 16th, 2014

 
With Innovative TPU Products, Wanhua Chemical Showing at Chinaplas 2014 Again

On April 23-26, 2014, the 28th Chinaplas, the largest event in Asia and the second largest in the world, solemnly opened in Shanghai New International Exhibition Center, with more than 3,000 exhibitors from 39 countries and regions participating in. Wanhua Chemical, with a variety of innovative exhibits, showed in a booth of 150 square meters in a...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Tuesday May 13th, 2014

 
PEOPLE
ATRO Engineered Systems Announces Two Executive Appointments

ATRO Engineered Systems has announced that Jim Wilder has joined the company as its vice president of sales and marketing. In this role, Wilder will be responsible for all aspects of business development and marketing.Wilder comes to ATRO with more than 18 years of professional sales experience. He worked more than 20 years at UPS, with the past...

Company name: Atro Engineered Systems
Published On: Friday May 16th, 2014

 
Resinate Materials Group Hires Gary Spilman, Ph.D. as Principal Scientist

Resinate Materials Group, a specialty polyurethane dispersion technology company, has announced the hire of Gary Spilman, Ph.D. as Principal Scientist. In his new position, Dr. Spilman will be responsible for developing products with high recycled and bio renewable content for use in polyurethane dispersions."Dr. Spilman will make a fantastic...

Company name: Resinate Materials Group
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Robertson joins Demilec as VP of Sales and Marketing

Craig Robertson has been appointed as new Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Demilec, a leading manufacturer of polyurethane products in the USA and Canada, specialising in spray foam insulation for residential and commercial construction.According to the company, Robertson has a strong background in sales and marketing team leadership and...

Company name: Demilec
Published On: Tuesday May 13th, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Hydroxyl terminated precursor and method of making the same

A method of making a hydroxyl terminated precursor for polyurethane is disclosed. The method comprises heating a vegetable oil-polyol mixture of modified vegetable oil containing about two or more hydroxyl groups per molecule and a polyether polyol having about two or more hydroxyl groups per molecule at a temperature of at least about 25 degrees...

Company name: Lear Corporation
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> MDI
Method for the production of MDI dimer

The invention relates to a method for the production of 4,4'-methylenebis(phenylisocyanate) dimer (MDI dimer) which is distinguished by an MDI dimer being obtained which is present in high purity. The MDI dimer which is produced according to the method according to the invention is distinguished by being essentially free of MDI and also urea...

Company name: EMS-Group
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> PREPOLYMERS>> BLOCKED
Blocked prepolymers and acrylic plastisol compositions comprising the blocked prepolymers

The invention generally relates to blocked prepolymers. More specifically, the invention generally relates to plastisol compositions comprising the blocked prepolymers. The blocked prepolymer is the reaction product of at least an isocyanate terminated prepolymer and a blocking agent, wherein the blocking agent is a nitrogen containing blocking...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Polyurethane resin

Disclosed is a polyurethane resin which is obtained by a reaction between a polyisocyanate component, which contains 1,4-bis(isocyanatomethyl)cyclohexane including not less than 80% by mole of trans isomers, and an active hydrogen compound component.

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Polyurethane dispersion-containing inkjet inks

The present disclosure provides inks, ink sets, and method for manufacturing inkjet inks. The inkjet ink can comprise a colorant, a liquid vehicle, and a polyurethane dispersion comprising polyurethane particles dispersed in the liquid vehicle. The polyurethane particles can have a core-shell structure with a branched inner core structure, and...

Company name: Hewlett-Packard
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSION
Aqueous binder compositions

The invention relates to mixtures of at least one acrylic resin dispersion A and a second dispersion B which is at least one of a polyurethane dispersion B1 which comprises, in its polymer, moieties derived from grafted fatty acids, and a mixture B2 of a polyurethane dispersion B21 and an aqueously dispersed alkyd resin B22, and to a method of use...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> MOISTURE CURABLE
One component polysiloxane coating compositions and related coated substrates

Disclosed are one-component low temperature, moisture curable, storage stable coating compositions that include a silanol-functional silicone and/or an alkoxy-functional silicone, a flexibilizer comprising a reaction product of two or more reactants, and a curing agent selected from amines, aminosilanes, ketimines, aldimines, and combinations...

Company name: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Two-component moisture curable coating compositions

A two-package moisture curable composition is provided. The composition comprises a first part comprising at least one silane terminated polyurethane and a second part comprising at least one silanol terminated polysiloxane; wherein the silane terminated polyurethane based polymer has at least one end group of the general formula:...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> RADIATION CURABLE COATINGS
Radiation curable composition

A radiation curable composition comprising 15 to 85 wt % of at least one solvent comprising .ltoreq.20 wt % of water; 5 to 50 wt % of at least one radiation curable material having a Mn in the range of from 50 to 10,000 g/mol; and 10 to 70 wt % of at least one polyurethane having a Mw in the range of from 4,000 to 70,000 g/mol, the polyurethane...

Company name: DSM
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Anticorrosion coating composition, an anticorrosion film and an anticorrosive article

A coating composition, an anticorrosion film formed by the composition, as well as an anticorrosive article, are disclosed. The coating composition comprises 1-35% by weight of one or more fluoropolymer; 1-70% by weight of one or more epoxy resin; 5-70% by weight of one or more polyamideimide; 0-40% by weight an auxiliary binder consisting of one...

Company name: E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Dry-erase surface composition and method

A dry erase writing surface is formed from a single component, 100% solids polyurethane, ambient cured, dry erase paint composition having at least ninety percent by weight low NCO isocyanate, a cure accelerating catalyst and a defoaming agent. The surface is ready for use in a day. The composition can additionally contain a diluent, vegetable oil...

Company name: Exhibit One
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Dry-erase surface composition and method of applying

A dry erase writing surface is formed from a single component, 100% solids polyurethane, ambient cured, dry erase paint composition having at least ninety percent by weight low NCO isocyanate, a cure accelerating catalyst and a defoaming agent. The surface is ready for use in a day. The composition can additionally contain a diluent, vegetable oil...

Company name: Exhibit One
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Method for coating metal surfaces using an aqueous compound having polymers, the aqueous compound,...

The invention concerns a process for coating a metallic surface with an aqueous composition, wherein in addition to water the composition contains a) as the main component, an organic film former consisting of at least one synthetic resin, 70 to 100 wt. % of the content of synthetic resin(s) in the organic film former comprising at least one...

Company name: Chemetall
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> AUTODEPOSITION
Electrodepositable coating compositions containing dialkyltin catalyst

An electrodepositable composition comprising: (a) an active hydrogen-containing, cationic salt group-containing resin, such as a (meth)acrylic sulfonium salt group-containing resin; (b) a capped polyisocyanate curing agent; and (c) a dialkyltin dicarboxylate or dimercaptide, in which one or both of the alkyl groups contain from 1 to 4 carbon atoms...

Company name: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Electrodepositable coating compositions containing dimethyl catalyst

An electrodepositable composition comprising; (a) an active hydrogen-containing, cationic salt group-containing resin, such as a (meth)acrylic sulfonium salt group-containing resin; (b) a capped polyisocyanate curing agent; and (c) a dimethyltin dicarboxylate or dimercaptide, such as dimethyltin dicarboxylate or dimercaptide in which the...

Company name: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Transparent TPU (thermoplastic polyurethanes)/PMMA (polymethyl (meth) acrylate) blends with improved...

The invention describes transparent plastics mixtures having low-temperature impact resistance composed of a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and of an impact-modified poly(meth)acrylate (PMMA).

Company name: Evonik Roehm
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Water-triggered shape memory of pcl-peg multiblock TPUs

Water-triggered shape memory polymers based on poly(.epsilon.-caprolactone) (PCL) and poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) multiblock hybrid thermoplastic polyurethanes. Urethane linkages were formed through the addition reaction between isocyanate groups of the lysine methyl-ester diisocyanate (LDI) and the hydroxyl groups of either (PEG) or PCL diol.

Company name: Syracuse University
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FOAMS
In-mould-foaming process using a foamable medium with outer layers, and plastics moulding obtainable...

The use of a solid, foamable plastic, for example poly(meth)acrylimide (PMI), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyurethane (PU) or poly(meth)acrylate (PMMA), permits the production of a plastics foam composite moulding which is in essence homogeneous and which, in the course of the foaming process at about 200 degrees Celsius, forms a stable mechanical...

Company name: Evonik Industries
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COLD STORAGE & REFRIGERATION
Suspended ceiling structure for refrigerated storage and construction method thereof

A suspended ceiling structure for a refrigerated storage and a construction method thereof are provided. The suspended ceiling structure comprises a ceiling grid which comprises a main grid, hanging members and an attachment grid. An insulating strip made of polyurethane foam is placed on the main grid so as to serve as a cushion block. An upper...

Company name: Guangzhou Baier Cold-Chain Polyurethane Technology
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> SURGICAL DRESSINGS AND SPONGES
Expandable stent with wrinkle-free elastomeric cover

An improved stent-graft device is provided that delivers a smooth flow surface over a range of operative expanded diameters by applying a unique cover material to the stent through a technique that allows the cover to become wrinkle-free prior to reaching fully deployed diameter. The unique cover material then allows the device to continue to...

Company name: W. L. Gore & Associates
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> DRUG-ELUTING SYST.
Long term drug delivery devices with polyurethane based polymers and their manufacture

This invention is related to the use of polyurethane based polymer as a drug delivery device to deliver biologically active compounds at a constant rate for an extended period of time and methods of manufactures thereof. The device is very biocompatible and biostable, and is useful as an implant in patients (humans and animals) for the delivery of...

Company name: Endo Pharmaceuticals Solutions
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
CHEMISTRY
Photosensitive composition, planographic printing plate precursor, polyurethane, and method for...

A photosensitive composition includes (A) a polyurethane obtained by reacting a diol component including a compound represented by the following Formula (I) with a polyisocyanate component; and (B) a photosensitive component. In Formula (I), A represents a single bond, or a divalent linking group including an atom selected from the group consisting...

Company name: Fujifilm
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Oxazolidone ring containing vinyl ester resin and products therefrom

A process comprising contacting a) an epoxy resin; b) an adduct comprising at least one oxazolidone ring prepared from a multifunctional epoxy resin and an isocyanate compound; and c) an unsaturated acid to form a vinyl ester, is disclosed.

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Method for preparing a difunctional poly(gap-co-thf)diol for preparation of polyurethane having...

Provided is a method for a poly(GAP-co-THF)diol prepolymer in which THF monomer units are copolymerized to GAP, having high difunctionality, a reduced amount of cyclic oligomer side products having a small molecular weight, a wide copolymer composition and controlled molecular weight. The resulted poly(GAP-co-THF)diol prepolymer according to the...

Company name: Agency For Defense Development
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Process for producing hydrolyzable silyl group-containing fluoropolymer, and composition containing...

The present invention has an object to provide a process for producing a hydrolyzable silyl group-containing fluoropolymer which is excellent in storage stability and has a sufficient pot life. At the time of producing a hydrolyzable silyl group-containing fluoropolymer by reacting an isocyanate group of an isocyanate group-containing alkoxysilane...

Company name: Asahi Glass Company
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
Polyurethane oil de-emulsification unit

A process for separating an aqueous emulsion including an aqueous phase and an non-aqueous phase into separated aqueous and non-aqueous phases, to provide a recovered non-aqueous phase, and to provide a recovered aqueous phase containing an acceptable level of the non-aqueous phase. In the process, at least one body, and preferably two or more...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday May 15th, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> TPU
Enhancement of the thermal and mechanical properties of a surface‐modified boron...

Thermoplastic polyurethane (PU) elastomer, prepared from poly(tetramethylene glycol) and methyl diphenyl diisocyanate, was blended with boron nitride (BN) to fabricate a thermally conductive interface material. BN treated by a silane coupling agent (BN―NH2) and PU-grafted BN were prepared to fabricate a composite that has better thermal...

Company name: Chung-Ang University
Published On: Monday May 19th, 2014

 
CHEMISTRY
Amazon fungus can eat polyurethane

Polyurethane has long been considered non-biodegradable. However, a fungus has been found that can eat and digest the plastic. The fungus was found in the Amazon.Yale University scientists were examining microorganisms found on plants they collected in the Amazon (Ecuador region). Among the samples they discovered a fungus called Pestalotiopsis...

Company name: Yale University
Published On: Wednesday May 14th, 2014

 
 

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