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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS
Huntsman PU Review September Issue now available

PU Review is Huntsman customer newsletter for the Polyurethanes business. September 2014 issue is now available.

Company name: Huntsman Polyurethanes
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
California General Assembly Passes New Furniture Labeling Law

The California General Assembly has approved a new furniture labeling law requiring manufacturers to identify upholstered products that contain added flame retardant chemicals.After weeks of negotiations with California officials, the American Home Furnishings Alliance succeeded in having the law amended to include a definition of "flame retardant...

Company name: The American Home Furnishings Alliance
Published On: Tuesday September 02nd, 2014

 
Chemtura Releases Survey Results about US Attitudes to Furniture Flame Retardants

Flame retardant (FR) supplier Chemtura has released the findings of a survey of nearly 2,000 people questioned on the use of FRs in furniture and upholstery.The survey is part of a concerted Chemtura campaign to persuade Californian legislators to re-examine their modification of TB-117, which companies must comply with by January, 2015.TB-117 is...

Company name: Chemtura Corporation
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
BASF to increase prices for Neopentylglycol (Neol ) in North America

Effective October 1, 2014, or as contracts allow, BASF is increasing its list and off-list prices in North America for Neopentylglycol (Neol ) by $0.03 per pound.Neopentylglycol (Neol ) is mainly used as a building block in polyester powder and liquid coating resins, unsaturated polyester resins and lubricants.

Company name: BASF
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
Huntsman Advanced Materials Announces Price Increases in The Americas Effective Sept. 1, 2014

Effective Sept. 1, 2014, or as contracts allow, Huntsman Advanced Materials will increase pricing by $0.10/lb. on the following products:■ Aradur Aliphatic Amine Based Epoxy Curing Agents ■ Aradur Cycloaliphatic Amine Based Epoxy Curing Agents ■ Aradur Amidoamine and Polyamide Based Epoxy Curing Agents ■ Aradur Phenalkamine...

Company name: Huntsman Advanced Materials
Published On: Monday September 08th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Monument Polyol Increase

Effective with shipments on October 1, 2014, Monument Chemical will increase its off-list prices of all Poly-G, Poly-Q, and Poly-L polyols by $0.07 per pound. Poly-G HQEE is exempt from this increase. The increase is being driven by the recent increase in PO pricing which is one of our key raw materials.

Company name: Monument Chemical
Published On: Tuesday September 02nd, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
Huntsman Installs New Specialty Polyol Reactor at Houston, Texas Site

Huntsman Corporation's Polyurethanes division has completed the installation of a new reactor at its TEROL Performance Polyols manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas in response to growing demand for specialty polyol products.Construction on the new reactor began in late January 2014, and it is now fully operational. The new aromatic polyol...

Company name: Huntsman Polyurethanes
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYCAPROLACTONE
Perstorp underlines commitment to China and focuses on innovative Capa™ polycaprolactones

Perstorp, a world leader in specialty chemicals, such as Capa™, will be highlighting at UTECH Asia/PU China 2014 its growing commitment to China as the company's production platform in Zibo is being expanded to include a new Neopentyl Glycol (Neo) plant. The investment represents a triumph of Chinese and Swedish engineering not only in the...

Company name: Perstorp
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
BASF starts up new polyisocyanates production line in Caojing, China

BASF is further strengthening its production footprint in Asia Pacific with the start-up of a second production line for hexamethylene di-isocyanate (HDI) based polyisocyanates in Caojing, China. BASF has been operating an aliphatic isocyanates plant at the same site since 2006.This wholly-owned BASF production plant will benefit from close...

Company name: BASF Asia Pacific
Published On: Monday September 08th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> PRESSURIZED FOAMS>> ONE COMPONENT FOAM
Global Overview of the Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) & One Component Foam (OCF) Markets

IAL is pleased to announce the release of the fourth edition of its report on the markets for rigid spray polyurethane and one component foams.This new edition examines the developments encountered in the global market over the past few years for both products. It also explores the market trends driving the demand.The study presents production data...

Company name: Reportlinker.com
Published On: Tuesday September 02nd, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
AkzoNobel solicited to buy Axalta Coating Systems for $7bn

Dutch speciality chemicals producer AkzoNobel is reportedly believed to be the potential buyer of automotive coatings firm Axalta Coating Systems for more than $7bn.Although AkzoNobel has not revealed its plans for Axalta, investment banks are in negotiations with the Dutch chemical firm to offer a bid, reported Bloomberg citing sources familiar...

Company name: AkzoNobel
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Learn Why Spray Foam Insulation Improves Indoor Air Quality

Outdoor pollutants such as dust and dirt, allergens, mold and mildew spores, moisture, pollution, and a whole passel of "undesirables" can enter your home through air leaks. These air leaks are quite common in most homes throughout the United States mainly due to poor insulation.Air leaks contribute to poor indoor air quality - a condition that not...

Company name: Foam Kit Solutions
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
IFTI Announces Major Product Update for DC315

IFTI announced today an important change to the color and viscosity of its industry leading DC315. Starting September 15, 2014, ALL DC315 orders will ship in its new color, ICE GRAY.IFTI is very excited to make this announcement. As the industry leader in Alternative Thermal and Ignition Barrier Coatings, IFTI continues to refine its product in...

Company name: International Fireproof Technology
Published On: Monday September 08th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
40 TPU Production Lines - The plan of Wanhua Chemical in the Following Five Years

To satisfy the diverse TPU demands in increasing domestic market and high expansion in overseas markets, Wanhua Chemical continues to expand TPU business as the establishment of TPU project in Yantai Industrial Park on 8th Aug, 2014. 40 TPU production lines will be built and put into operation in the next five years, achieving a production capacity...

Company name: Yantai Wanhua
Published On: Tuesday September 02nd, 2014

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Utility poles made with BASF lightweight polyurethane can withstand typhoons

At the China Composites Expo, BASF will showcase lightweight utility poles made of polyurethane (PU), and demonstrate its broad competence in composite technologies including filament winding and other innovative solutions. Utility poles made with BASF's polyurethane system Elastolit proved their superior wind resistance during the recent typhoon...

Company name: BASF Asia Pacific
Published On: Tuesday September 02nd, 2014

 
Spurring Accumulation and Continuing to Create New Products - Chinagrate Releases PU Composite Pole

During the 20th China International Composite Show, Chinagrate Composite Structures (Nantong) Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Chinagrate"), will launch its new R&D product -- the PU composite pole. Steven Zhao, Chairman of Chinagrate, said that Chinagrate began its R&D on the composite pole since 2009. There were two production processes that...

Company name: Chinagrate Composite Structures
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Industry Leading PMC at ICAA's 2014 Event !

Don't miss Polyurethane Machinery Corporation (PMC) at the ICAA 2014 Convention & Trade Show ! PMC will be exhibiting in Booth #100 at this year's event being held September 18-20, 2014 at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida.The ICAA Convention & Trade Show is a great opportunity for suppliers and contractors to network, discuss new...

Company name: Polyurethane Machinery
Published On: Friday September 05th, 2014

 
RTM machines offer research institute utmost flexibility

The Institute for Lightweight Construction and Plastics Technology (ILK) in Dresden, Germany recently commissioned two high-pressure resin transfer molding (HD-RTM) dosing units from Frimo (Lotte, Germany) that feature enhanced flexibility to carry out a variety of processing tasks. Respectively, the two new units allow epoxides and polyurethane...

Company name: Frimo
Published On: Friday September 05th, 2014

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> COMPUTING
Stanton achieves 75% foam waste reduction using Plataine's TPO FoamOptimizer solution

Stanton selects FoamOptimizer to promote its Tualatin, OR, plant towards increased material utilization, waste reduction and overall operational costs savings.FoamOptimizer has brought us miles from where we had ever been, said Scott Cook, project manager at Pacific Furniture industries, a division of Stanton. There has been a definite tangible...

Company name: Plataine
Published On: Friday September 05th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Spray Polyurethane Foam Cuts Connecticut Resident's Energy Bills In Half

Unconditioned attics can often suffer under the harsh weather of changing seasons, with scorching heat or freezing cold penetrating the attic space and directly affecting the home's temperature. HVAC systems tend to be situated in the attic, which means that the extreme temperatures can certainly add stress to their performance. Meanwhile, below in...

Company name: MJL Associates
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
AUNDE Group acquires Fehrer Group

The renowned German automotive supplier Fehrer has reached an agreement with a strategic investor regarding a company takeover. In future, the AUNDE Group with its headquarters in Monchengladbach will be the company's sole shareholder. After the successful completion of its operating restructuring Fehrer's financial reorganization is herewith...

Company name: FS Fehrer
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
Clariant homes in on Chinese automakers with additives approach to lightweighting solutions

Clariant is introducing China's local automotive and transportation industry players to solutions which enhance lightweight plastics for under-the-hood, interior and exterior parts, in support of their increasing interest in using plastics and polymer-based components to achieve greater fuel efficiency. More than 22 million vehicles were assembled...

Company name: Clariant GmbH
Published On: Monday September 08th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> AIRLESS TIRES
Accella Performance Materials Announces Acquisition of Zeus Tyrefill Systems GmbH

Accella Performance Materials, Inc., a manufacturer of polyurethanes, plastisols and recycled rubber products, has announced the acquisition of Zeus Tyrefill Systems GmbH (Zeus), manufacturer of tyre fill systems and flatproofing solutions for heavy duty industrial and off the road vehicles. Zeus will be a subsidiary of Accella Polyurethane...

Company name: Accella Performance Materials
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> HOSES
High-Temperature Polyurethane Dust Collection Hose

This new high-temperature polyurethane hose is both puncture- and tear- resistant and can operate up to 260DEGF for dust collection from heat-generating processes.Flexaust Flex-Tube PU-XT is a coextruded thermoplastic polyurethane hose with a rigid ABS external helix that operates from -40DEGF to 260DEGF for dust collection over a wide temperature...

Company name: Flexaust
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
PEOPLE
Argotec Opens Office in Hong Kong, Appoints Todd Rosin as Managing Director, Argotec Asia Pacific...

Argotec LLC, of Greenfield Massachusetts, a leading producer of high performance thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) film and sheet for the international specialty films industry, today announced it has established its second international office, in Hong Kong, China. Heading Argotec Asia Pacific Ltd. Is managing director Todd Rosin. Mr. Rosin joined...

Company name: Argotec
Published On: Friday September 05th, 2014

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Allnex Signs Joint Venture for Amino Crosslinker Resins

On September 3rd, Allnex and Eternal Materials Co., Ltd. signed a Joint Venture agreement with a view to manufacture and supply Allnex's CYMEL and Eternal's ETERMINO amino crosslinker resins in Greater China. The Joint Venture will invest in a new manufacturing facility in China. Local production of Allnex's CYMEL amino crosslinker resins is...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
Evonik invests in German operations

Evonik is investing in its German operations with new large-scale industrial plants, capacity expansions, and new research centers. The company plans to invest some two billion Euros of the extensive investment program it has developed as part of its growth strategy from 2012 to 2016 in Germany. "Germany has a strong and healthy industrial base....

Company name: Evonik Industries
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
Myriant and Azelis Sign European Distribution Agreement for Bio-Succinic Acid

Myriant Corporation, a global renewable chemicals company, announced today the signage of a distribution agreement with Azelis Group, a specialty chemicals distribution leader. Azelis is now distributing Myriant's bio-succinic acid in the Nordics, Benelux, France, Iberia, Italy, the United Kingdom and Ireland, targeting customers in the industrial...

Company name: Myriant
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
Royal Adhesives & Sealants Acquires Chemque

Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC (Royal) a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal) announced that its subsidiary Royal Adhesives & Sealants Canada LTD will acquire substantially all of the assets of Chemque.Chemque, based in Toronto Canada, is a major supplier of polyurethane foams and adhesives to the telecom, flooring and...

Company name: Royal Adhesives and Sealants
Published On: Wednesday September 03rd, 2014

 
Pexa expands into Spain and goes .com

Pexa, the UK's leading distributor of aerospace surface coatings and high tech materials is continuing its expansion into international markets with the opening of new premises in Spain.Established in 2002, with UK offices based near Halifax, West Yorkshire, Pexa has expanded exponentially and now turns over in excess of £8m. Pexa created its first...

Company name: Pexa
Published On: Tuesday September 02nd, 2014

 
COIM closes the acquisition of Enser

COIM, Global Polyurethane Chemical Manufacturer, announces today that it has perfected the acquisition of Enser (ENSER ENDÜSTRIYEL SERVISLER SANAYI VE TICARET ANONIM SIRKETI), a reputable chemical distribution company located in Istanbul, Turkey. Enser had been distributing some of COIM's product lines in Turkey for over twenty years. Erkan Sezer,...

Company name: The Coim Group
Published On: Tuesday September 02nd, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Phosphorus-containing compounds useful for making halogen-free, ignition-resistant polymers

A process for making a phosphorus-containing compound is disclosed. The process comprises contacting a compound of formula (A) wherein R.sup.A and R.sup.B are selected from optionally substituted aryl, aryloxy, alkyl and alkoxy groups or can be combined to form cyclic structures; and R.sup.C is methyl, ethyl, isopropyl, n-butyl, i-butyl, t-butyl,...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
High functionality isocyanates as polymer polyol stabilizers and the polymer polyols prepared from...

A high functionality macromer that is the reaction product of (1) a polyisocyanate having an NCO group content of about from about 10% to about 33% having a functionality greater than 2, (2) at least one alcohol with reactive unsaturation, and (3) a hydroxyl group-containing polyether having an OH number of from 9 to 60 and a functionality of from...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Method for providing higher molecular weight natural oil polyols without loss of functionality

Methods of one-pot synthesis of high molecular weight natural oil polyols having a functionality of at least two are provided. The resultant polyols may be directly reacted with polyisocyanates to produce polyurethanes.

Company name: MCPU Polymer Engineering
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
Polyester polyol, polyurethane obtained using the same, process for production thereof, and molded...

A process for producing a polyurethane, which comprises using a polyester polyol (a-1), a polyether polyol (b), an isocyanate compound (c) and a chain extender (d) as a raw material to produce a polyurethane, wherein the polyester polyol (a-1) is a polyester polyol (a-1) obtained by forming an ester bond between either a carboxyl group of a...

Company name: Mitsubishi Chemical
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Method for producing light-coloured polyisocyanates

The invention relates to a method for producing light-coloured polyisocyanates by phosgenation of mixtures comprising MDA and polycyclic aromatic polyamines that have o-phenylenediamine units incorporated via methylene bridges. The invention further relates to the polyisocyanate mixtures obtainable by this method.

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
Process for preparing isocyanates by thermally cleaving carbamates

A process is proposed for preparing isocyanates by thermally cleaving carbamates to obtain a carbamate cleavage gas comprising the corresponding isocyanate and the corresponding alcohol, which comprises quenching the carbamate cleavage gas in the presence of an ether which functions as an inhibitor for the reverse reaction of the isocyanate with...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Polymerisable plasticiser, liquid polyurethane resin composition comprising same and uses thereof

The present invention relates to a polymerisable plasticiser formed by a hydrocarbon chain, one end of which bears more than one isocyanate function, said hydrocarbon chain comprising and/or being substituted by an aromatic ring and/or an aliphatic ring and/or said hydrocarbon chain is substituted by at least two hydrocarbon chains that can...

Company name: Soprema
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSION
Ultra-high solid content polyurethane dispersion and a continuous process for producing ultra-high...

The instant invention is an ultra-high solid content polyurethane dispersion, and a continuous process for producing ultra-high solid content polyurethane dispersions. The ultra-high solid content polyurethane dispersion includes the reaction product of: (1) a first component, wherein the first component is a first polyurethane prepolymer or a...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Polyurethane resin composition for electrical insulation

The invention provides a polyurethane resin composition for electrical insulation that has excellent compatibility between an isocyanate component and a polyol component, and that exhibits excellent heat resistance, moisture resistance, and insulation properties. The polyurethane resin composition for electrical insulation comprises (1) Part A...

Company name: Asahi Kasei Chemicals
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Flushable article including polyurethane binder and method of using the same

A flushable article such as a wipe that includes a substrate that includes fibers, and a dried binder composition in contact with the fibers, the article (e.g., wipe) being insoluble in water having a pH of no greater than 6, and disintegrating in water having a pH of at least 6.5.

Company name: HB Fuller
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
Mixture obtained by reacting polyol and anhydride and its use in polyisocyanates for making...

Isocyanurate-reactive mixture obtained by reacting an anhydride and a polyol; process for making it; polyisocyanate composition comprising this mixture; binder composition comprising such a polyisocyanate composition; the use of such a polyisocyanate composition and/or binder composition for making a polyisocyanurate and such polyisocyanurates.

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> LAMINATES
Urethane resin laminate, fixing roll, fixing belt, image fixing device, transparent plate for...

A urethane resin laminate includes a substrate material having a contact angle of water in the surface of the substrate material being from 0 degree to 90 degrees, an inner urethane resin layer, and an outer urethane resin layer in this order. The inner urethane resin layer contains urethane resin that does not have a fluorine atom in a molecular...

Company name: Fuji Xerox
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> ADHESIVES>> DISPERSIONS
Cold contact adhesives

An aqueous dispersion comprising at least one polyurethane polymer with a melting temperature in the range of 30.degree. C. to 50.degree. C. and (cold contact) adhesives comprising such a polyurethane dispersion, a method for creating an adhesive bonding and the use of such (cold contact) adhesives for creating an adhesive bonding.

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> ADHESIVES>> HOT MELT
Hot melt moisture cure adhesive composition

An adhesive composition that includes: one or more polyester polyether copolymers of formula I: ##STR00001## wherein Nu is a predominately cyclic nucleus and R.sup.1 is randomly selected from either a C.sub.2-6 alkylene or an amorphous, long-chain polyether subunit including a polyoxyalkylene group; one or more polyisocyanate prepolymers that...

Company name: HB Fuller
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS
Silane end capped substituted urea resins and coatings thereof

The below compound, which may be made by reacting a 3-trialkoxysilylpropyl amine with an acrylic acid ester, a methacrylic acid ester, a diester of maleic acid, a diester of fumaric acid, or acrylonitrile to form a secondary amino propylalkoxysilane, and reacting the secondary amino propylalkoxysilane with an isocyanate. R.sup.1 is an alkyl group,...

Company name: United States Govemment, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
Two-component polyurethane coating compositions

The invention is directed to coating compositions comprising A) at least one hydroxyl-functional and optionally acid-functional binder, preferably with an acid number of 0 to 150 mg KOH/g binder solids, B) at least one polyisocyanate curing agent with free isocyanate groups, C) at least one thermally latent tetrahydrocarbyl tin catalyst of general...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COATINGS>> DISPERSIONS
Polyurethane urea dispersions

The present invention relates to aqueous polyurethane urea dispersions based on polyester polyols, which dispersions result in low emissions and are used as coating compositions.

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
Biodegradable, non-thrombogenic elastomeric polyurethanes

A method of forming an implantable article includes providing a biodegradable polymer including anti-thrombogenic groups along the length of the biodegradable polymer, biodegradable groups in the backbone of the biodegradable polymer and a plurality of functional groups adapted to react with reactive functional groups on a surface of the...

Company name: University of Pittsburgh
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Copolymers for cosmetic applications

The present invention relates to aqueous skin or hair cosmetic preparations which comprise at least one polymer A which comprises, in copolymerized form, at least one ester of (meth)acrylic acid, at least one olefinically unsaturated, free-radically polymerizable anionogenic or anionic compound, at least one free-radically polymerizable...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS
2-component polyurethane coating on fiber cement

For the coating of a substrate, at least in part of mineral materials, a composition contains a formulation having at least two components. The first component is a base having at least one OH-functionalized binding agent, such as at least one polyacrylate having a styrene content of approx. .ltoreq.30%. The second component, contains at least one...

Company name: FibreCem
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
Crystal-clear polyurethanes

The present invention relates to processes for preparing compact transparent polyurethanes by mixing (a) isocyanates with (b) compounds having at least two isocyanate-reactive groups, (c) catalysts, and optionally (d) auxiliaries and additives to give a reaction mixture and carrying out reaction to the compact transparent polyurethanes, the...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
Intraocular lens delivery device having a cartridge with an internal coating

An intraocular lens (IOL) delivery device is disclosed. The device includes an intraocular lens cartridge having an internal coating wherein the coating includes a polymeric material that is compatible with a polymeric material of a material that forms the cartridge. Preferably, the polymeric material of the coating, the cartridge or both is a...

Company name: Alcon
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
Low temperature application coating composition comprising polyurea and a phosphorus-containing...

Coating compositions comprising a polyurea formed from a reaction mixture comprising: (a) a first component comprising an isocyanate, the first component having a viscosity of .ltoreq.2000 centipoise at a temperature .gtoreq.7.degree. C.; and (b) a second component comprising an amine. Substrates coated at least in part with such a composition are...

Company name: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE / RADIATION-CURABLE
Photocurable coating composition and coating film formed by hardening same

The photocurable coating composition according to the present invention is characterized in comprising 100 parts by mass of a vinyl monomer (A) and not less than 0.1 parts by mass and not more than 50 parts by mass of a minute polymer particle (B); wherein the volume average particle diameter of the minute polymer particle (B) is not less than 0.05...

Company name: Kaneka
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Thermoplastic polyurethane with reduced formation of deposit

A thermoplastic polyurethane is obtainable via reaction of the following components A, B, C, and, if appropriate, D and E (e) at least one aliphatic, organic diisocyanate, as component A, (f) at least one compound which is reactive toward component A and which has a weight-average molar mass of from 500 to 10 000 g/mol, as component B, (g) a...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> AIRLESS TIRES
Ballistic resilient run-flat tire, kit and method thereof

A ballistic resilient run-flat tire device, kit and method for manufacturing the same are presented for providing a vehicle a capability of traveling for at least 30 miles at 30 miles per hour, after the device has been compromised as of result of exposure due to ballistic ordinance rifle shots such as 7.62.times.39 mm and 7.62.times.54 R or air...

Company name: Arnco
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> BEDDING
Flame-retardant waterproof stretchable composite fabric, pillow or mattress protector using said...

The composite fabric is suitable as a flame barrier for different articles, such as mattresses, pillows, seats and upholstered furniture and is made from a plurality of joined breathable layers including at least one textile layer and one impervious layer joined including a knitted textile layer made of cellulose fibres of natural renewable origin...

Company name: Manufacturas Industriales de Tortella
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball

A golf ball which has excellent abrasion-resistance and spin performance is provided. The golf ball of the present invention includes a core and a cover covering the core and containing polyurethane as a resin component, wherein the polyurethane has, as a constituting component, a polyisocyanate component, a high-molecular weight polyol component,...

Company name: SRI Sports
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS>> LENS
High index and high impact resistant poly(thio)urethane/urea material, method of manufacturing same...

A transparent, non elastomeric, high refractive index, impact resistant poly(thio)urethane/urea material comprising the reaction product of: a) at least one (.alpha., .omega.)-diiso(thio)cyanate cycloaliphatic or aromatic polysulfide prepolymer, and b) at least one aromatic primary diamine, in an equivalent molar ratio amine...

Company name: Essilor International
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
CHEMISTRY
Silyl-terminated polymers

Embodiments of the invention provide for compositions including a crosslinkable silane-terminated polymer having at least one crosslinkable silyl group in each molecule. The crosslinkable silane-terminated polymer comprises a reaction product of at least a isocyanate capped hydrosilylated polymer and a polyol having a nominal functionality of at...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
Low viscosity silyl-terminated polymers

Embodiment of the invention provide for compositions having at least one crosslinkable silyl group in each molecule. The crosslinkable silane-terminated polymer may include a reaction product of at least a polyol having a nominal functionality of at least 2 and a isocyanate capped hydrosilylated polymer. The isocyanate capped hydrosilylated polymer...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
Grafting or crosslinking of unsaturated polyolefins by base/isocyanate initiation

The present invention relates to a novel type of grafting or crosslinking method for (meth)acrylates in which the reaction is initiated by isocyanates and specific bases having an imine structure. Using this novel and specifically applicable method, polymers, particularly polyolefins having double bonds, may be grafted or crosslinked in a suitable...

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
CASE>> COATINGS
Studying the adhesion of isocyanate coatings to metal substrates

The adhesive properties of wear-resistant polymethylene polyphenyl isocyanate (PMPPI) coatings to substrates of ferrous and non-ferrous metals were investigated.The Ukrainian researchers used Cu, Ti, Al, brass, cast iron, carbon steel and Cr-alloyed steel as stainless steel materials which are the most common in mechanical engineering.Copper...

Company name: Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology
Published On: Friday September 05th, 2014

 
CHEMISTRY
Thermoset materials acquire thermoplastic properties with the aid of triazolinediones

At Ghent University (Belgium), a new type of so-called 'click' chemistry has been introduced. Like with most of click chemistry, it is based on a long-known efficient chemical reaction, which was now also found to be very practical for diverse and demanding applications. In particular, the unique reactivity of the studied 1,2,4-triazoline-3,5-dione...

Company name: Ghent University
Published On: Thursday September 04th, 2014

 
 

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