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  Issue-547 - March 23, 2015   Recommend
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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES
REPI to highlight the complete range of Colours and Additives for PU Applications

The international exhibition will be the venue to present the results of the latest R&D efforts in the upgrade of the existing UV Stabilizer and Anti Scorching lines, adding brand new phenol-free products. For the Automotive market, we will show you the wide range of VOC/FOG-free Black and Colour solutions as well as the green and the...

Company name: REPI SpA
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
The Big TEGO now online

From now on you find the Big TEGO also online as download file. It provides comprehensive information on the various TEGO products and a detailed insight into their background and function. The data sheets from the printed version are not included here. These you always find up-to-date on our website.

Company name: Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH
Published On: Thursday March 19th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> ANTIBACTERIALS & BIOCIDES
Outstanding SANITIZED Innovation for Textiles and Coatings in Outdoor Use - UV-resistant mildew...

A new development from Swiss SANITIZED AG, specialist in antimicrobial hygiene function and material protection, prevents loss of performance in textile treatments even under aggressive insolation. The product, Sanitized TH 12-13, which can be used on textiles and for polymer coatings, offers long-lasting, UV-resistant protection against mildew....

Company name: Sanitized
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS
Acmos Chemie at Utech Europe 2015

At this year's Utech Europe, Acmos Chemie KG will present the latest developments in its range of water-based release agents for practically all areas of polyurethanes.The company has also developed a new product series for mould cleaning, which is free of NMP/NEP and of a-Butyrolactone, providing a very high cleaning power at low manual effort....

Company name: Acmos Chemie KG
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Innovative chemical solutions for manufacturing high-quality alternative polyols

RAMPF Eco Solutions - a leading provider of chemical solutions for manufacturing high-quality alternative polyols - is looking to impress visitors to UTECH EUROPE 2015, the international specialist trade fair for polyurethane in Maastricht from April 14 - 16, through price savings over primary polyols, a reduction in disposal costs, and active...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Mideast PMDI prices decline on ample supply from Europe

Spot polymeric methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (PMDI) import prices in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and East Mediterranean (East Med) markets fell during the week, after increasing in the previous week.On 19 March import prices in the GCC region fell by $25/tonne to $1,650-1,725/tonne CFR (cost and freight) GCC. In the East Med markets...

Company name: ICIS Chemical Business
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Synthopol Chemie - New products at the ECS 2015

As a specialist in synthetic resins, we are delighted to have the opportunity to present a range of innovative products to you at the European Coatings Show (ECS 15, 21-23 April 2015). These include:■ For the pigmented application area, a radiation-cured, tin-free UV dispersion (Syntholux BW 2132) with impressive matting properties and...

Company name: Synthopol Chemie
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
SYSTEMS
Baule at Utech Europe 2015

At the Utech Europe 2015, Baule will offer several new solutions to the market which, according to the company, deliver improvements compared to existing technologies in relation to HSEQ (Health, Safety, Environment and Quality) aspects as well as performance of the products. These innovations include mercury-free catalyst systems, MDI-based...

Company name: Baule
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
FOAMS
Polyurethane Foam Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated

Increases in the value of construction and the MCU and freight transportation service indices have boosted demand for polyurethane foam in the past three years, giving suppliers leverage to raise prices. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a...

Company name: IBISWorld
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> POLYISOCYANURATE FOAMS
BRUFMA makes a sound case for recycled PIR

The challenges surrounding construction site waste have been well documented and whilst most contractors have introduced Site Waste Management Plans (SWMP's) there is a still much that needs to be done - especially if zero carbon building is to become a commercial reality. To help achieve a zero waste construction industry, the British Rigid...

Company name: The British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
RPM Acquires Leading South African Spray Paint Manufacturer

RPM International Inc.today announced that its Rust-Oleum Group has acquired Spraymate Group, the producer of South Africa's leading aerosol paint brand. Based outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, Spraymate has annual net sales of approximately $5 million. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be accretive to earnings within one year,...

Company name: RPM International
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
March issue of European Coatings JOURNAL is out: Champion

The march issue of the European Coatings JOURNAL focusses on the European Coatings SHOW 2015. Discover our EC SHOW package on page 13.Brazil, 113th minute of the FIFA World Cup Final. Mario Gotze scores the only goal of the match. Germany is World Champion - it was a fantastic feeling for me. Leaving the sports world and turning to the business...

Company name: European-coatings.com
Published On: Thursday March 19th, 2015

 
PPG marks completion of $40 million expansion at Brazil facility

PPG Industries today held a ceremony to mark the completion of a $40 million, 65,000-square-foot plant for on-site resin production at its Sumare, Sao Paulo, Brazil, coatings manufacturing facility.Resin produced at the facility will be used to manufacture PPG's electrocoat products to meet growing demand from automotive original equipment...

Company name: PPG Aerospace
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
A Rubber That Stops Corrosion? NRL Research May Extend Life of Amphibious Assault Vehicle

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has found that some types of rubber provide corrosion protection-and potentially better ballistic protection-for amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs). This is important to the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) as they look to extend the AAV, introduced in 1972, through 2035. "Innovative sustainment concepts, like those...

Company name: United States Naval Research Laboratory
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Demilec Launches Online Resource to Educate The Industry and General Public on Effectiveness and...

Demilec, one of North America's largest manufacturers of spray foam insulation and polyurea products, has launched a new online resource for building professionals, including architects, builders and contractors, and homeowners to educate them about spray foam insulation, as well as showcase the manufacturer's full product lineup. The site -...

Company name: Demilec
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) & Chemical Exposure Concerns Discussed in New Video

Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses how spray polyurethane foam, also known as SPF, can create chemical exposure concerns if not properly applied.SPF has become a popular alternative to other forms of insulation in homes and buildings due...

Company name: Cochrane & Associates
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> CONFORMAL COATINGS
Electrolube Launch New Electronics Protection Solutions at Productronica China

Electrolube, a global manufacturer at the forefront of electro-chemicals technology, will launch a number of important new electronics protection products at Productronica China in hall E1, booth 1120. The show will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from March 17 - 19, 2015. The new specialist formulated chemical products for...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> WATER-BASED
SIMALFA - the experts for water based adhesives at the Interzum 2015 exhibition in Cologne.

As innovation and market leader in water based adhesives we present our newest developments at the Interzum 2015 in Cologne. For the bonding of foam, where a fast initial tack is important, the SIMALFA adhesives offer a sensational performance. Foam converters are able to optimize their work process and shorten their production time. When it comes...

Company name: ALFA Klebstoffe
Published On: Thursday March 19th, 2015

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Fenzi Group Acquires Polish Sealants Company Kadmar

On March 1st of this year, Kadmar -- a chemical company in Jaworzno, southern Poland, specialized in the production of polysulphide, polyurethane, hot-melt and butyl sealants for insulating glass -- officially joined the Fenzi Group.With its complete range of sealants, Kadmar is a driving force in Eastern Europe.This is a strategic move for both...

Company name: Fenzi
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Newly developed hi-tech compound Desmovit DP R CF

The development divisions of geba Kunststoffcompounds GmbH and Bayer MaterialScience AG are pleased about a successful material development. The newly developed series Desmovit DP R CF is a range of ester-based, carbon-reinforced thermoplastic polyurethanes.The new, hi-tech polymer has many of the positive properties of unfilled thermoplastic...

Company name: geba Kunststoffcompounds
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Fully automatic short block handling system

With the development and market launch of short block storage, Bäumer has now succeeded in closing the final gap in the fully automatic flow of material from long block to finished part.Until now, the process looked like this: After foaming the long block, the continuously produced foam is cut to length by the Bäumer ABLG-1 machine in a continuous...

Company name: Albrecht Baumer
Published On: Thursday March 19th, 2015

 
The WinCap Revolution: Upgrade to 3.0

The upgrade of our successful WinCap programming software for CNC cutting programs offers a wide range of improvements and innovations. As indicated by the jump from Version 2.2 to 3.0, this update not only contains revisions to improve usability but also many newly added functions.Overview: The ten most important features of Version 3.0:■ ...

Company name: Albrecht Baumer
Published On: Thursday March 19th, 2015

 
Polyurethane Machinery introduces the NEW PH-2 Hydraulic Proportioner! High Value at an Entry Level...

The PH Series of hydraulic proportioners is offered in several models ranging in outputs from 20 lbs/min to 40 lbs/min at pressures up to 2000 psi and outputs to 1.0 gpm to 2.5 gpm at pressures up to 3500 psi. This series is recommended for jobs ranging from smaller residential applications to larger jobs such as roofing, commercial insulation or...

Company name: PMC Machinery
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> FLEXIBLE FOAM
A. S. Enterprises at Utech Europe 2015

A. S. Enterprises, a leading manufacturer and exporter of flexible polyurethane foam machines in India, will present itself at the Utech Europe from 14 - 16 April 2015 in Maastricht, the Netherlands.A. S. Enterprises offers a complete range of machinery, including continuous and batch type foaming machines as well as different types of cutting...

Company name: A. S. Enterprises
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> ELASTOMER>> CAST
The machine OSV M25 2K in operation - New video available

OSV Technologiya presents its new video, that demonstrates in operation the mixing and metering machine OSV M25 2K for casting TDI based elastomers.All works on design of the line, its production and adjustment were carried out at OSV Technologiya factory.

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Thursday March 19th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING
Bayer's new solutions brings down property prices

A joint initiative between the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and Germany-based Bayer MaterialScience for affordable housing solutions will see lower prices for properties, said CIDB CEO Datuk Seri Judin Abdul Karim.According to a prototype house at CIDB's Industrialized Building System (IBS) Show Village site, the sale of a basic...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> ACOUSTIC INSULATION
Soundproofing your home office with spray foam is a no brainer

Thanks to advances in telecommunications technology, it's easier than ever to work from your living room. That's why it's no surprise that working from home has seen a clear increase over the past few years. In fact, The New York Times reported that the percentage of telecommuters in the American workforce has grown by nearly 80 percent in a seven...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Vitafoam Expands Into Automotive Industry

Vitafoam Nigeria Plc has said it is gearing up to become a key player in the automotive industry by tapping into the newly introduced auto policy.The company, in celebrating the 2015 World Sleep Day tagged ‘When sleep is sound, health and happiness abound' and held weekend in Lagos, said the company planned to play a part of the auto industry...

Company name: Vitafoam Nigeria
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
Desma Tec at Utech Europe 2015

Desma Tec, a division of Klockner Desma Schuhmaschinen GmbH, based in Achim near Bremen, Germany, will highlight the use of solid fillers in polyurethane components for the automotive industry during Utech Europe 2015.Every car or truck should be comfortable during the journey - this includes a smooth and silent drive, says Desma. Therefore, the...

Company name: Desma Tec
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING>> TROMMEL
Multotec Punts Preventative Maintenance For Longevity Of Trommel Screens

Preventative maintenance is essential to ensure the longevity of trommel screens. "Multotec has had trommel screens running for over ten years that are still operational," Anthony Yell, screening product manager, says. Customers can return trommel screens for refurbishment. The rubber lining is stripped off the steel structure, visually inspected...

Company name: Multotec
Published On: Thursday March 19th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Otis Elevator: Green initiative reducing costs

Perhaps the most notable facet of Otis Elevator's Florence facility is the 150-foot eco-friendly test tower that can be seen from U.S. 52 and Interstate 95. It is used to develop and test the company's latest innovations.While the tower is impressive, it isn't the only outstanding aspect at the facility. The Otis Elevator Florence plant fully...

Company name: Otis Elevator
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
Rydell now distributing Gates Polychain Carbon Volt belts

Rydell is a major stockist/ distributor of the comprehensive range of Gates industrial and automotive belts and hoses. The Gates Polychain Carbon Volt belts are part of this range.Antistatic power transmission belts are a must in volatile environments. Power transmission belts that meet the ISO 9563 standard for static electricity are only required...

Company name: Rydell
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> CASTER & WHEELS
Raeder-Vogel at LogiMAT 2015

Our visitors were introduced to a special selection of our product range for intralogistics solutions. Particular attention was paid to the material PEVOTEC which was developed especially to meet specific requirements - in particular for the specific applications in the field of intralogistics. Our brand name PEVOTEC stands for an extensive range...

Company name: Raeder-Vogel
Published On: Monday March 16th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR
Footwear troubleshooting: a chemical approach

SATRA will be hosting a one-day seminar to discuss chemical problems associated with footwear. The focus will be on typical chemistry-related footwear problems, such as discolouration, odours or restricted chemicals. Possible prevention methods and an introduction to the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) will also be discussed. The aim of this...

Company name: Satra
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
Researchers Developing Slip Resistant Winter Footwear

Canadian researchers are developing less expensive ways to embed glass fibers in a stretchy elastomer that could one day be used in slip-resistant winter footwear.Winter storms dumped records amounts of snow on the East Coast and other regions of the country this February, leaving treacherous, icy sidewalks and roads in their wake. Now researchers...

Company name: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Published On: Thursday March 19th, 2015

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Mitsui Chemicals and SKC Agree to Terms of Joint Venture for Polyurethane Material Businesses

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and SKC Co., Ltd. announced the two companies have agreed to basic terms of the consolidation of the polyurethane material businesses of the companies pursuant to the joint announcement last December 22nd.Name of Joint Venture CompanyThe joint venture will have companies in both Korea and Japan. The name of the joint venture...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals Polyurethanes Inc
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
BPF's Concern at Impact of Reduced Oil Prices on Recyclers

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has expressed its concern at the impact of reduced oil prices in the UK Plastics Recycling Industry. Areas of plastics recycling are becoming uncompetitive and this is threatening not only the viability of businesses but also, potentially, the recycling record of the whole supply chain.The BPF is calling on...

Company name: The British Plastics Federation
Published On: Thursday March 19th, 2015

 
Sika acquires Axson Technologies

Sika has agreed to acquire Axson Technologies. The intended transaction was initially announced in January 2015. With annual sales of CHF 75 million and 365 employees, Axson Technologies is a leader in the field of epoxy and polyurethane polymer formulations for design, prototyping and tooling, structural adhesives, composite materials and...

Company name: Sika AG
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
Sowing Growth Dream and Building Green Wanhua

To accelerate the greening work in Wanhua Yantai Industrial park and raise awareness of Wanhua employees on environmental protection, on March 12, a tree planting activity with the theme of "sowing growth dream and building green Wanhua" was implemented in the Industrial Park. On that day, nearly 200 trees of various kinds were planted by our...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
Osborne Industries Presents at Export Promotion Meeting

George Eakin, President and CEO of Osborne Industries, Inc., presented a seminar to the attendees of the Northwest Kansas Regional Export Promotion Meeting on the campus of Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan., on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Eakin presented on Osborne Industries' experience in exporting its products around the world.Eakin provided...

Company name: Osborne Industries
Published On: Wednesday March 18th, 2015

 
Central West Gold acquiring green technology company

Central West Gold is acquiring sustainable waste and green technology company Harvest Champion Limited in exchange for its issuing shares equal to 87.5% of its shares.The acquisition of the company will result in a significant change in the nature and scale of the company's activities.On acquisition of Harvest Champion, the company's main business...

Company name: Central West Gold
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
OSV Technologiya announces lower prices for some products

As you know, taking into account the current situation in our country and the fall of hryvnia, earlier we were forced to increse the prices for all our products in euro according to the change of course in the interbank foreign exchange market. Our company uses only foreign materials in its work these changes greatly affected the purchasing power...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
Baalbaki Chemical Industries to open new production site in the UAE

Baalbaki Chemical Industries (BCI) has announced that its new polyesters and pre-polymers manufacturing facility in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be fully operational in April 2015.According to the company, this new facility adds 40,000 t/y of aromatic/aliphatic polyester polyols and isocayanate pre-polymer capacity to BCI's already installed...

Company name: Baalbaki Group
Published On: Tuesday March 17th, 2015

 
Gaco Western: 60 Years Old and Going Strong

Gaco Western has been building on a legacy of innovation since 1955 when Aubrey Davis founded the company and began selling 4 oz. cans of neoprene coating. Sixty years later, Gaco Western remains family-owned; Gaco products are proudly made in the USA and cover millions of square feet of buildings; the company has earned a trusted reputation in the...

Company name: Gaco Western
Published On: Monday March 16th, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES
Perfluoropolyether urethane additives having (meth)acryl groups and hard coats

Fluorocarbon- and urethane-(meth)acryl-containing additives and hardcoats. The hardcoats are particularly useful as a surface layer on an optical device.

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Method of making hydroxymethylphosphonate, polyurethane foam-forming compositions, polyurethane foam...

A method of making hydroxymethylphosphonate comprising heating paraformaldehyde in a solvent to a desired reaction temperature, wherein the solvent is present in at least an amount necessary to solvate or suspend the paraformaldehyde; adding at least one alkyl phosphite to the heated paraformaldehyde, to provide hydroxymethylphosphonate, the alkyl...

Company name: ICL-IP America
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
Phosphoric ester preparations with reduced hygroscopicity

The present invention relates to phosphoric ester preparations with reduced hygroscopicity, to use of these as flame retardants and hydraulic fluids, and to polyurethanes which comprise the phosphoric ester preparations of the invention.

Company name: Lanxess
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Polyol, polyol composition, and flexible polyurethane foam using the same

Disclosed are a polyol with a molecular weight distribution Mw/Mn of 4 or more, obtained by reacting a compound comprising an alkylene oxide compound (II) having a hydroxyl group in a base polyol (I) with a molecular weight of 2000 or more; and a polyol composition for a flexible polyurethane foam, comprising a polyol compound and a crosslinker,...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
Method for the production of esters and uses thereof

Alkyl esters (butyl, hexyl, or other) of full composition palm fatty acids, palm fatty acid distillates (PFAD), and palm kernel fatty acid distillates (PKFAD) can be used to generate polyurethane and lubricant products. The alkyl esters of the present invention can be produced via ozonolysis. The improved method for producing alkyl esters includes...

Company name: Petroliam Nasional Berhad
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Process for preparing isocyanates

The present invention relates to gas phase phosgenation of amines for preparation of isocyanates. In the present invention, phosgene is prepared by reacting chlorine with an excess of carbon monoxide in a gas phase. The obtained phosgene-containing reaction mixture is divided into two streams by a thermal and/or a membrane separating process. The...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
Composition containing a modified (poly) isocyanate and a solvent of the acetal or aliphatic ketone...

The invention relates to a modified (poly)isocyanate composition that contains a modified (poly)isocyanate and at least one solvent. The invention also relates to the use of this composition for preparing coatings such as paints and varnishes.

Company name: Vencorex
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Aqueous ink-jet inks containing random polyurethanes as binders

The present disclosure provides novel aqueous ink-jet inks containing an aqueous vehicle, a pigment and a random polyurethane copolymer as a binder. The random polyurethane copolymer contains short hard segments without any ionic group. Also disclosed is the use of these dispersions in an ink-jet ink.

Company name: E I Du Pont de Nemours
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
Color stable inks and applications thereof

In one aspect, inks for use with a 3D printer are described herein. In some embodiments, an ink comprises a polymerizable material and a reactive wax comprising a saturated alkyl moiety bonded to an ethyleneically unsaturated moiety through a urethane, urea, ester, or carbonate ester linkage, wherein the ink is free or substantially free of...

Company name: 3D Systems, Inc
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
Carbon fiber bundle

A carbon fiber bundle has carbon fibers and a sizing agent, wherein the sizing agent comprises a water soluble polyurethane resin having an SP value of 11.2 to 13.3, and the sizing agent is deposited on the carbon fibers at a rate of 0.5 to 7% by mass. In another carbon fiber bundle, the sizing agent is composed of the component shown in (A) and...

Company name: Toray Industries
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Polymer, composition and use

There is described a process for preparing a Schiff base crosslinkable aqueous dispersion of a polyurethane A (PUD) the process comprising (a) reacting components (1) to (4) as present to form an acidic isocyanate terminated prepolymer that comprises anionic or potentially anionic functional groups thereon; where: (1) component one comprises 10 to...

Company name: DSM
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Radiation-curing binders and a process for their preparation

The invention relates to a process for preparing binders which contain 1) allophanate groups, 2) groups that react with ethylenically unsaturated compounds with polymerization on exposure to actinic radiation (radiation-curing groups) and 3) optionally NCO-reactive groups, by reacting at temperatures .ltoreq.130.degree. C. A) one or more...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
Absorbable polyurethanes and methods of use thereof

Disclosed are novel bioabsorbable and biodegradable monomer compounds, bioabsorbable and biodegradable polymers therefrom, and methods of making such monomers and polymers, which are useful in pharmaceutical delivery systems, tissue engineering applications, tissue adhesives products, implantable medical devices, foams and reticulated foams for...

Company name: Bezwada Biomedical
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> ADHESIVES
Biodegradable compositions having pressure sensitive adhesive properties

A composition comprising the reaction product of (a) an isocyanate group-containing component having an average functionality of at least 2; and (b) an active hydrogen group-containing component having an average functionality of at least 2. The composition is biodegradable, a solid at 22.degree. C. and below, and has pressure sensitive adhesive...

Company name: Cohera Medical
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Cosmetic product comprising screen mesh and method for producing same

The present invention provides a cosmetic product and a method for producing same, wherein the cosmetic product comprising a screen mesh includes: one or more materials selected from a group consisting of polyurethane, thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), polyester, polyether, acryl and olefin; and an absorbing material adjacent to the screen mesh. The...

Company name: Amorepacific
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> HAIR CARE
Hair care compositions

Hair care compositions are disclosed which comprise a silicone polyurethane polymer, an ester, and a fluorosilicone. The compositions are useful for improving color retention of artificially colored hair.

Company name: Avon Products
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS>> SKIN CARE
Aqueous polyurethane dispersion in the treatment of acne

The present invention describes a surprising effect of an aqueous polyurethane dispersion on the efficacy of active ingredients in the anti-acne treatment. The aqueous polyurethane dispersion was able to reduce irritation and substantially enhance efficacy of the salicylic acid and/or salicylic acid derivative in the topical anti-acne serum.

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Method for producing polyester type flexible polyurethane foam, and catalyst composition to be used...

To provide a method for producing a low-odor polyester-type flexible polyurethane foam which is excellent in formability and free from scorch in the interior of the foam, and further discharges substantially no volatile amine compound from a product, in the production of a polyester-type flexible polyurethane foam, and to provide a catalyst...

Company name: Tosoh Corporation
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE>> HIGH AIR FLOW
Process for the production of high air flow polyether foams and the foams produced by this process

This invention relates to novel polyol blends, a process for the production of foam with very low resistance to air flow from certain polyol blends and to the resultant foams produced from certain polyol blends. The polyol blends comprise one or more monofunctional polyethers having a hydroxyl number of less than 28; one or more polyether polyols...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> POLYISOCYANURATE FOAMS
Polyurethane/polyisocyanurate foam having improved adhesion properties

A polyurethane/polyisocyanurate foam is obtainable from the reaction of A) a polyol component comprising A1) an aromatic polyester polyol, A2) a polyether polyol started on a carbohydrate polyol and A3) a polyether polyol started on ethylene glycol, wherein the total hydroxyl number of the polyol component A) is from .gtoreq.150 mg KOH/g to...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Aqueous fluoropolymer glass coating

The invention relates to an aqueous fluoropolymer coating composition for direct application to glass without the need for pre-treatment of the glass surface. The coating composition can also be used with other non-porous and porous substrates. The fluoropolymer coating contains a hydroxyl-functional fluoropolymer, and polyisocyanates. Preferably...

Company name: Arkema Inc
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
Coating compositions and methods for their use

Coating compositions are described. The coating compositions include: (a) a polyisocyanate; (b) a polymeric polyol; (c) a polyaspartic ester; and (d) a chelated tin (IV) compound. Also disclosed are methods of using such coating compositions and substrates at least partially coated with a cured coating deposited from such compositions.

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> WATER-BASED
Linerless label

The invention relates to an aqueous adhesive composition containing at least one acrylate polymer with a glass transition temperature Tg>50.degree. C. and at least one amorphous polyurethane or polyurethane-polyurea polymer with a glass transition temperature Tg

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Sealants

The invention relates to alkoxysilane groups comprising prepolymers and the use thereof as binding agents for sealants. More specifically the invention relates to alkoxysilyl polyurethanes prepared from a polyol having a number-average molecular weight of from greater than 20,000 to 30,000 and an isocyanate alkoxysilane.

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
Polyurethane elastomers for use in subsea pipeline insulation

Polyurethane systems that cure similarly to systems based on mercury catalysts contain 1,4-butanediol and a zinc carboxylate catalyst. These systems cure and develop green strength similarly to systems based on mercury catalysts. These systems are especially useful in making insulated pipe joints for subsea pipeline installations.

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Over-indexed thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer, method of making, and articles comprising the...

An over-indexed, optionally cross-linked thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer. Also, the method of making the elastomer, and articles, including golf balls, comprising the elastomer.

Company name: Nike
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FOAMS
Absorbent article comprising polymeric foam and intermediates

Absorbent articles are described comprising an absorbent composite. The absorbent composite comprises a first absorbent layer comprising a polymeric foam having an average cell size of at least 100 microns. The polymeric foam has at least one property selected from a) an indentation force deflection of less than 75 N at 50%; or b) a constant...

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> PREPREGS
Storage-stable polyurethane-prepregs and fibre composite components produced therefrom

The invention relates to storage-stable prepregs (preimpregnated fibers) based on low-viscosity polyurethane systems having a very high characteristic number and flat fibre composite components (moulded bodies; composite components) produced therefrom, which are obtained due to an impregnation method of fibre reinforced materials such as woven...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Method for the continuous production of an endless string of polyurethane reactive plastic material

A method for continuous production of an endless string of polyurethane reactive plastic material including, a) conveying the reactive components to a mixer in a metered manner, b) mixing the reactive components into a reactive mixture, c) subsequently discharging the reactive mixture and d) coating a first sheet section made from a plane, flexible...

Company name: Hennecke GmbH
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> DEVELOPING ROLLER
Developing device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and image forming method

A developing device includes a developing roller including a base and a surface layer formed on the base, the surface layer including a polyurethane resin having a fluorine group and a polyfunctional isocyanurate structure, a toner storage chamber being partially in contact with the developing roller and to support the developing roller, and a...

Company name:
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Catalyst dip

The present invention relates to a method for forming a golf ball. The method comprises mixing a polyisocyanate crosslinker with a base TPU cover material, wherein the polyisocyanate crosslinker is aliphatic, miscible with the base TPU cover material and has functionalities greater than or equal to 2. The method further comprises dipping a golf...

Company name: Callaway Golf Company
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
Polymer cover layer for golf club face

A golf club head, comprising a striking surface having an outer cover layer comprising a polyurethane or polyurea having a material Shore D hardness of 40 to 70, a layer thickness of 0.2 to 0.6 mm, and a flexural modulus of 5 to 110 kpsi.

Company name: Taylor Made Golf Company
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> WOUND DRESSING
Hydrophilic aliphatic polyurethane foams

The invention relates to hydrophilic aliphatic polyurethane foams obtained by reacting special prepolymers having a low monomer concentration and hydrophilic polyisocyanates in the presence of water. The absorptive properties make said polyurethane foams particularly suitable for producing wound dressings, cosmetic articles, or incontinence...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
CHEMISTRY
Hydroxylamino polymer and method for the production thereof

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a hydroxy-amino polymer, comprising the steps: a) reacting an H-functional starter compound carrying at least one Zerewitinoff-active H atom with an unsaturated cyclic carboxylic acid anhydride to give a carboxyl-group-carrying prepolymer, b) reacting the carboxyl-group-carrying...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday March 20th, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> FILLERS
Synthetic Ni-talc as filler for producing polyurethane nanocomposites

New synthetic Ni-talc was used as filler in the synthesis of polyurethane (PU) nanocomposites by in situ polymerization and to emphasize the contribution of the new material compared with natural talc. Good dispersion of Ni-talc was supported by homogeneous green coloration observed in the polymer matrix. X-ray diffraction (XRD) analyses indicate...

Company name: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> FILLERS>> CARBON BLACK
Effect of the carbon black content on the thermal, rheological and mechanical properties of...

Different mixtures of thermoplastic polyurethane (PU) with different amounts of nanometric carbon black (CB) were prepared by mechanical stirring in organic solvent, and their thermal, rheological, viscoelastic and mechanical properties were investigated. The rheology of the PU-CB mixtures in methyl ethyl ketone was optimized, allowing good...

Company name: University of Alicante
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> SOY BASED POLYOLS
Effects of Introducing Crude and Modified Soybean Oil into Polyurethane Structures on the...

Synthetic and natural acrylate oligomers blends and their blends with different ratios of crude soybean oil were studied as environmentally degradable and eco-compatible materials. Two of the components acrylated epoxidized soybean oil (AESO) and crude soybean oil are bio-sourced oligomers. Their biodegradability under soil burial in natural...

Company name: Petru Poni Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Synthesis of Polyurethane Dispersions in Nanoparticles and Their Properties that Depend on Aging...

Waterborne polyurethane dispersions in nanoparticles were synthesized from poly (propylene glycol), isophorone diisocyanate, and dimethylolpropionic acid in a modified prepolymer process. Three groups of specimens with variations in hard-to-soft segment molar ratios were synthesized in Group A experiments to confirm the recipe of waterborne...

Company name: Xi an University of Technology
Published On: Monday March 23rd, 2015

 
 

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