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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> WETTING
TEGO Dispers 675 - New Dispersing Agent for Coil Coatings with Excellent Color Stability

TEGO Dispers 675 is the ideal option for solventborne direct grind colored coatings which meet the high quality requirements in coil coatings. It provides very good results in rub-out tests with a superior image of clarity in applied coil coatings. Additionally, the new dispersing agent demonstrates excellent color stability and color development...

Company name: Evonik Tego Chemie
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> DEFOAMER
BYK -1640 - emission-free defoamer for aqueous systems

BYK Additives & Instruments is launching a new additive on the market: BYK-1640 is a polymer-based, VOC- and silicone-free defoamer for aqueous systems which is also suitable for some applications that come into direct contact with food.Mineral-oil-based defoamers are widely used - mainly in applications in which price is a key criterion. Negative...

Company name: BYK-Chemie
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> SOLVENTS
Taminco launches safer solvent for polyurethane dispersion coating systems

Eastman Chemical Company today announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Taminco Corporation , has recently launched TamiSolve NxG (NxG), a novel next-generation high-performance solvent with a favorable safety, health and environmental profile compared with NMP and NEP. Through testing in polyurethane dispersion (PUD) coating systems, NxG has been...

Company name: Taminco
Published On: Wednesday April 01st, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> PLATICIZER
PolyOne's New Bio-Based Solutions Deliver on Performance and Sustainability Goals

Consumer, healthcare, transportation and building products manufacturers now have a high-performance material that offers excellent performance and sustainability in one, cost-effective, vinyl-based material package. PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) has launched Geon™ BIO Flexible Solutions, formulated with a bio-derived plasticizer and in...

Company name: PolyOne
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Pooled additive competence for the PU industry

The new Rhein Chemie Additives business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS is exhibiting its premium products for the polyurethane industry at UTECH 2015 from April 14 to 16. The comprehensive product range includes flame retardants, plasticizers, crosslinking agents, catalysts and hydrolysis stabilizer for rigid and flexible foams,...

Company name: Lanxess AG
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
North American Flame Retardant Alliance Responds to Consumer Product Safety Commission Petition on...

A petition was filed today requesting that the Consumer Product Safety Commission ban all organohalogen flame retardants from four categories of consumer products. In response to the petition, the American Chemistry Council's North American Flame Retardant Alliance released the following statement."Flame retardants are subject to review by the U.S....

Company name: The American Chemistry Council
Published On: Wednesday April 01st, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
INVISTA expands production of TERRIN™ aliphatic polyols into Europe

INVISTA is bringing production of its TERRIN™ polyols to Europe via its facility in Vlissingen, The Netherlands. The site produced its first commercial TERRIN™ polyols in late 2014 and completed the requirements for REACH registration in Europe. "We are excited to offer the European market more direct access to our products," said Nadine de Vries,...

Company name: Invista
Published On: Thursday April 02nd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Fast-curing material + compact robot cell = ideal application process

With the fast curing two-component polyurethane gasket RAKU-PUR Speed and the compact robot cell DC-RS250, the RAMPF Group guarantees for an ideal application process - even in the most confined spaces. Visitors to the PLAST TRADE FAIR from 05. - 09. May in Milan, Italy, can see this for themselves - hall 11, booth 82.The fast curing polyurethane...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Wednesday April 01st, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Polysafe Verona adds flavour to The Sutton Academy dining hall

A combination of Polyflor's Polysafe Verona PUR vinyl safety flooring in two complementary and stylish shades has been used to help create an eye-catching dining hall for pupils at The Sutton Academy in St Helens.As part of a major refurbishment project at the school, over 400m2 of Polysafe Verona PUR flooring was installed throughout the dining...

Company name: Polyflor
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
Protective coatings from Rhino Linings limiting leaks in wastewater infrastructure

Protective coatings from Rhino Linings Australasia are helping the water and wastewater industry reduce leakage and save money on infrastructure repairs.Corrosion is a major problem in the industry affecting various assets including pipelines, storage tanks and treatment plants. Corrosion and the subsequent leakage can cost the industry in excess...

Company name: Rhino Linings
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
New CertaSpray X Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation Couples One-Step Fire Protection with Complete...

With CertainTeed's new CertaSpray X (CSX) Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation, contractors can save time by only needing one product to stop drafts and noise while ensuring code-compliant fire protection. The newest addition to the CertaSpray line meets the requirements of AC377 Appendix X, so it can be installed in attics and crawl spaces without the...

Company name: CertainTeed
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
GacoProFill is Awarded GREENGUARD Certification

Gaco Western's new GacoProFill is the FIRST Open Cell Foam in the United States to be awarded UL Environment's GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certifications. GacoProFill has been tested and certified to be in compliance with stringent chemical emissions standards set by UL Environment, which are amongst the world's most rigorous, third-party...

Company name: Gaco Western
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
Fi-Foil Company Inc. introduces new Thermal Barrier Blanket (TBB) System for Icynene Classic &...

Fi-Foil Company Inc., a reflective insulation, radiant barrier, and insulation system manufacturer, today announced the introduction of its new and unique Thermal Barrier Blanket (TBB) system which has been approved for installation, specifically over spray foam manufacturer Icynene's light density, open cell products - Icynene Classic and Icynene...

Company name: Fi-Foil Company
Published On: Wednesday April 01st, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WOOD FINISHES
PPG acquires specialty wood care and paint products manufacturer Flood Australia

PPG Industries today announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Flood Australia, which manufactures and distributes specialty wood stain and paint additive solutions for consumer, commercial and industrial applications. Financial terms were not disclosed. "The acquisition of Flood Australia allows PPG to further expand...

Company name: Flood
Published On: Wednesday April 01st, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> CONFORMAL COATINGS
Electrolube Introduce Conformal Coatings and Resins for Wearable Devices

One of the challenges that wearable technology poses, is the very nature in which a device will be used, and primarily, the environments that it may be subjected to. For instance, a sensor in a wearable device has the added consideration of physical interactions; the device will be moved, worn, may see impact, may be flexed and potentially exposed...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Thursday April 02nd, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYASPARTIC COATINGS
SURFKOAT™ Announces New Polyaspartic Garage Floor Coating Products

Surface Koatings, Inc. announces the addition of Polyaspartic Garage Floor Rapid Cast™ Chip System to its product lineup as the fast and easy way to create a beautiful, rugged concrete floor in a variety of spaces. This high solids, low viscosity garage floor coating has superior bond strength, making this system ideal for residential garage floors...

Company name: Surface Koatings
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Dow Introduces MOR-FREE™ LPlus 1 High Efficiency Adhesive

Further to The Dow Chemical Company's (Dow) increased commitment to growth and innovation of its Dow Adhesives portfolio, Dow is announcing the introduction of the new MOR-FREE™ LPlus 1 High Efficiency Adhesive, addressing today's industry needs for packaging solutions offering faster compliance with food legislation requirements, enhanced...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
DUNA-USA to Launch DUNABOND HDU Adhesive Line at ISA International Sign Expo

DUNA-USA will introduce its DUNABOND HDU adhesive line at the 2015 International Sign Assoc. Expo this April 9-11 in Las Vegas, NV. DUNA-USA will also be showcasing their full line of CORAFOAM polyurethane foam boards at booth # 4884 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.DUNABOND HDU Adhesive was designed with today's craftsmen and signmakers in...

Company name: The DUNA Group
Published On: Wednesday April 01st, 2015

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> PULTRUSION
Pultruded Polyurethane pallets: Composite solution transforms wooden consumable into...

Wooden pallets have dominated shipping since the early 20th Century, but their tendency to splinter, warp and absorb moisture (leading to contamination) has left the door open to alternatives. Unreinforced plastic pallets reportedly lack strength and their performance suffers in both hot and cold temperatures. That's why RM2 (Luxembourg and...

Company name: RM2
Published On: Thursday April 02nd, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
New issue of OSV Technologiya corporate newsletter: OSV Polymer News Bulletin

OSV Technologiya presents to your attention the new 10th issue of our corporate newspaper «OSV Polymers News Bulletin».In this issue we'll present you our results for participation at the International exhibition FILTECH (Germany), inform you about our recent projects realized at OSV production sites, announce OSV Technologiya participation at the...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Thursday April 02nd, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> FOAM SHAPING>> CUTTING
Upgraded Controls on ESCO Machine Help Reduce Urethane Cutting Production Time from 3½ Hours to 20...

Advanced motors, drives and rapid feedback controls make substantial improvements in machine performance at Grand Rapids supplier to poly foam insulation and padding industriesAs Rick Hungerford, president and CEO of Edge-Sweets (ESCO) points out, think of the mattress that remembers, the steering wheel that saves lives or the bandage pad with...

Company name: Edge-Sweets Company
Published On: Wednesday April 01st, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> DOORS & WINDOW FRAMES
Senior's PURe and simple way to improving carbon calculations

By offering some of the lowest U-values available to the UK market, a new energy efficient aluminium window system from leading fenestration designer and manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems is proving to be the clear and cost-effective choice for improving a project's carbon dioxide (CO2) calculations. The new patent-pending PURe window...

Company name: Senior Architectural Systems
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Foam Tech obtains excellence in Commercial Wall category

As their company embarked upon a large project in the summer of 2012 at a 700,000 sq. ft. structure in Manheim, PA., contractors Lee and Sandy Stoltzfus, owners of Pennsylvania-based Foam Tech Insulation, Inc. , had no idea this job would culminate into an award-winning effort. Today, the site of that immense outlay of spray foam is known as Spooky...

Company name: Foam Tech Insulation
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
PIMA Publishes Polyiso EPD Fact Sheet: Polyiso EPDs Highlight Superior Energy Savings Potential of...

PIMA Publishes Polyiso EPD Fact Sheet: PIMA has published a fact sheet discussing the Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for polyiso in the roof and wall. The environmental impacts reported in the PIMA polyiso EPDs are derived from an independently verified, cradle-to-grave life cycle assessment (LCA) process, including all critical...

Company name: The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association
Published On: Monday April 06th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COLD STORAGE & REFRIGERATION>> RECYCLIBILITY
Andritz MeWa's cost-effective solution to CFC problem

A known obstacle for recyclers, CFCs adhere mainly to the polyurethane foam insulation but the new solution filters them out in an environmentally compatible way. 'The chemical compounds undergo thermal cracking at temperatures in the region of 1200 degC and are thus rendered harmless,' the company explains.The products of the reaction can either...

Company name: Andritz MeWa
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> ROLLS & ROLLERS
Xerium at 2015 Tissue World Barcelona - Presentation Now Available

We are pleased to post Bill Butterfield's recent presentation at the 2015 Tissue World in Barcelona on March 17.Mr. Butterfield presented "Improving Tissue Machine Performance with Fabric, Felt, and Roll Cover Technology". He is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Xerium Technologies.His paper presents valuable insight into...

Company name: Xerium Technologies, Inc
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
NPE 2015 largest and most international exposition in its 69-year history

This year's NPE fair will host a record number of exhibitors who will occupy a record amount of space. 43% of the exhibitors and 28% of the visitors will come from outside the US.With exhibit space sales and visitor registrations far outpacing those at the same time in 2012, it is now all but certain that NPE2015 will be the largest show in NPE...

Company name: NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase
Published On: Sunday April 05th, 2015

 
Bayer's CEO Injects a Dose of U.S. Risk-Taking: CEO Dekkers prepares for spinoff of...

The company that invented aspirin is reinventing itself-again.Bayer AG has long been a household name to Americans who associate its iconic cross logo with the painkiller. Few know the 150-year-old German pharmaceuticals giant's product line also includes brands from Flintstones chewable vitamins to blood thinner Xarelto.Marijn Dekkers, Bayer's...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Monday April 06th, 2015

 
Dayton Molded Urethanes proposes another $2.4M expansion

Dayton Molded Urethanes is proposing another phase of its expansion in Harrison Township.The company is seeking to rework a building near its North Dixie Drive campus as part of a new $2.4 million project to set up new space for engineering and drafting, according to documents from Montgomery County. The project would continue growth for the...

Company name: Dayton Molded Urethanes
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
US petrochemical producers face global crosswinds

The US petrochemical industry is facing a challenge in 2015 and beyond as it deals with the new reality of low oil prices, the strong US dollar and weaker growth in China.The mood at the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) in San Antonio, Texas, US was relatively optimistic but bullishness...

Company name: ICIS Chemical Business
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
Reichhold Completes Asset Purchase - U.S. Business Emerges from Bankruptcy

Reichhold announced today that the purchase of most of the assets of the U.S. business was completed. This transaction, approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on January 12, 2015, allows Reichhold's U.S. businesses to successfully emerge from bankruptcy and re-join the rest of the global Reichhold...

Company name: Reichhold
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
CIL acquired by Royal Holdings, Inc., through its Kommerling UK Limited subsidiary

Royal Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, announced that it has through its Kommerling UK Limited subsidiary, acquired the stock of Chemical Innovations Limited from Vita Unlimited.Based in Preston, UK, CIL is a leading developer and manufacturer of high performance rubber to metal, rubber to plastic, rubber to fabric...

Company name: CIL
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
PPG Completes Acquisition of Automotive Specialty Materials Manufacturer REVOCOAT

PPG Industries today announced that it has completed the acquisition of REVOCOAT, a global supplier of sealants, adhesives and damper products for the automotive industry, from the AXSON Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. "The addition of REVOCOAT to our automotive coatings business strengthens PPG's global automotive adhesive and sealants...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Thursday April 02nd, 2015

 
Wanhua Chemical locking up its 4th straight title of "Aon Hewitt Best Employers in China"

On March 20, 2015, Aon Hewitt hosted the awarding ceremony and press conference on "Aon Hewitt Best Employers in China" in Shanghai by joining hands with LinkedIn. With its exceptional performance in employee engagement, leadership effectiveness, employer branding and corporate performance culture, Wanhua Chemical locked up its fourth straight...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Thursday April 02nd, 2015

 
Argotec gets tax break from state

The plastic-film manufacturer that recently received a tax break from the town in exchange for adding 50 jobs over the next five years has also received a tax break from the state.Argotec Inc., which is located in the town's industrial park, was approved for the state's Economic Development Incentive Program Investment Tax Credits, which means it...

Company name: Argotec
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
Eurofoam at interzum 2015

Catch some inspiration for your business ideas - and we will transform them "Straight into foam"! At interzum 2015, we will show you what's behind all this. The world's leading event for the furniture, mattress and interior construction industries' supplying sections takes place on 5 - 8 May 2015 in Cologne, Germany. An event you shouldn't miss! ...

Company name: Eurofoam
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
PEOPLE
FRIMO Announces Steve Willis as the new Director of Sales in North America

FRIMO North America - a division of The FRIMO Group and one of the leading developers of system solutions for the manufacture of high quality plastic components - has announced the appointment of Steve Willis to the role of Director of Sales.Willis will be based at the company's North American headquarters in Wixom and will be responsible for...

Company name: Frimo
Published On: Thursday April 02nd, 2015

 
Demilec Hires Doug Brady As Vice President Of Specialty Products

Demilec, one of North America's largest manufacturers of spray foam insulation and polyurea products, has hired Doug Brady as Vice President of Specialty Products. In this newly created position, Brady will work to fulfill Demilec's strategic commitment to increase revenue and market penetration in both the United States and Canada for its...

Company name: Demilec
Published On: Thursday April 02nd, 2015

 
Fomo Adds New Marketing Product Manager

Fomo Products, Inc. welcomes Zachary Utz as Marketing Product Manager. In this newly established role, Utz will oversee the entire product line life cycle from market research and strategic planning and ultimately to product line management.Prior to joining Fomo Products, Inc., Utz served as a Product Manager at Coltene where he managed the...

Company name: Fomo Products Inc
Published On: Tuesday March 31st, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> AMINE
Use of thickening agents as polyurethane amine catalyst diluents

The present disclosure relates to an amine catalyst composition for producing polyurethane foam. The amine catalyst composition includes an amine catalyst and a diluent containing a thickening agent and water. The use of such a diluent, in place of conventional glycols, reduces raw material and processing costs as well as environmental concerns...

Company name: Huntsman Petrochemical Corporation
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Curing compositions having low-free amounts of methylenedianiline

A process for preparing a curing composition of a coordination complex comprising methylenedianiline (MDA) and a salt, and less than 1000 of free MDA. The curing composition may be used in curing polyurethanes and epoxy resins.

Company name:
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
Polylactic acid resin and copolymer polyester resin blend, and molded product using same

A blend of polylactic acid resin and copolyester resin, which has excellent impact resistance and heat resistance, and a molded article manufactured using the same are disclosed. The blend of polylactic acid resin and copolyester resin, comprises 5 to 94 wt % of a polylactic acid resin; 3 to 92 wt % of a copolyester resin comprising a dicarboxylic...

Company name: SK Chemicals
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Organic solvent-based concentrated ink composition for gravure printing and gravure printing method

The present invention provides an organic solvent-based concentrated ink composition for gravure printing which shows good print density, printability, and laminatability even in gravure printing using a shallow cylinder. The organic solvent-based concentrated ink composition for gravure printing mainly includes a pigment; binder resin; and an...

Company name: Sakata Inx
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
Ink, ink cartridge, and inkjet recording method

An ink used for an inkjet recording method for discharging the ink from a recording head by an action of thermal energy contains self-dispersing carbon black, a polyurethane polymer having an acid value of 40 mg KOH/g or more, and polyethylene glycol.

Company name: Canon
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Imide cross-linked binders for abrasive articles

An abrasive article includes a fibrous substrate, a binder disposed on the fibrous substrate, and abrasive grains in contact with the binder. The binder includes an imide cross-linked urethane derived from a blocked isocyanate component and an anhydride component.

Company name: Saint-Gobain Abrasives
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> SEALANTS
Curable material comprising silylated polymers containing urethane groups, and use thereof in...

Curable material comprising silylated polymers containing urethane groups, and use thereof in sealants, adhesives, binders and/or surface modifiers.

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
Biodegradable polyurethanes and use thereof

A biodegradable and biocompatible polyurethane composition synthesized by reacting isocyanate groups of at least one multifunctional isocyanate compound with at least one bioactive agent having at least one reactive group --X which is a hydroxyl group (--OH) or an amine group (--NH.sub.2). The polyurethane composition is biodegradable within a...

Company name: Carnegie Mellon University
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> CLOSED CELL
Rigid polyurethane foam and system and method for making the same

An embodiment of a closed-cell polymeric rigid foam may be made using a one-shot method and a reaction system that includes a hydrofluoroalkene physical blowing agent and a polyol mixture having an aminic polyol. The hydrofluoroalkene blowing agent has 3 to 5 carbon atoms and a boiling point between 10.degree. C. and 40.degree. C. at 1 atmosphere...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Process for the production of a multi-layer coating

A process for the production of a multi-layer coating includes applying a coating layer from an aqueous pigmented coating composition A onto a substrate provided with an EDC primer and applying a base coat layer from an aqueous coating composition B overlying the coating layer. A clear coat layer is applied onto the base coat layer and the three...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Water-based coating composition and method of forming multilayered coating film

An object of the present invention is to provide an aqueous coating composition with excellent finished appearance and removability in bell cleaning, and a method for forming a multilayer coating film having excellent smoothness by a 3-coat-1-bake method including successively applying an aqueous first colored coating composition, an aqueous second...

Company name: Kansai Paint
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive for textile reinforcing inserts and use thereof

The present invention relates to a pulverulent adhesive for textile reinforcing inserts, which is dispersible in water, for the production of reinforced rubber products. The adhesive thereby comprises an at least partially capped, low-molecular isocyanate, a wetting agent, a binder and also possibly further additives.

Company name: EMS-Group
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> PRESSURE SENSITIVE
Pressure sensitive adhesive compositions and method of making the same

The instant invention is a pressure sensitive adhesive composition comprising an ultra-high solid polyurethane dispersion. The ultra-high solid polyurethane dispersion comprises (1) a first component comprising a first polyurethane prepolymer comprising the reaction product of a polyol and polyisocyanate, (2) a second component comprising a media...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Soft thermoplastic polyurethane based on the ester of a tricarboxylic acid

The invention refers to a thermoplastic polyurethane produced from at least an organic diisocyanate and a compound which is reactive toward isocyanates, wherein the polyurethane comprises the ester of a tricarboxylic acid with at least one alcohol and wherein all acid groups of the tricarboxylic acid are esterified with an alcohol. The invention...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING
Polycarbonate laminate window covers for rapid deployment providing protection from forced-entry and...

The present invention provides a rapidly deployable window cover comprising a laminate panel comprising two or more layers of polycarbonate having layered therebetween one or more layers of a thermoplastic polyurethane, having a plurality of openings arranged around the periphery thereof and the plurality of openings extending through the panel;...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> TILES (ROOFING & FLOORING)
Light weight molded roof tile with integrated solar capabilities

An improved building roof tile for a sloping roof including a polyurethane foam tile that includes outer coating layers that are made of a uniquely fire resistant or retardant layered system that includes a first outer fire resistant layer of 100% solid aliphatic polyurea material and a second inner layer of an 100% solid intumescent...

Company name:
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> AIR BAGS
Airbag base fabric coating material, airbag base fabric, and method for manufacturing the same

A polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)-based airbag base fabric aqueous coating material is provided. Blocked polyisocyanate component (B-NCO) and liquid polyol are added, respectively, as a cross-linkage improver and a plasticizer. The B-NCO is composed of or based on a medium-molecular-weight form as a polyether-modified prepolymer, used concurrently with a...

Company name: Toyoda Gosei
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC>> POLISHING PAD
Polishing pad

A polishing pad capable of maintaining a high level of dimensional stability during absorption of moisture or water includes a polishing layer including a polyurethane foam having fine cells, wherein the polyurethane foam includes a cured product of a reaction of an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer (A), a polymerized diisocyanate, and a chain...

Company name: Toyo Tire and Rubber Co
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS>> TEXTILES
Process for the production of coated textiles

A process for the production of coated textiles comprises the steps of: providing a textile substrate having a first side and a second side opposing the first side; contacting at least a part of the first side of the textile substrate with a spreadable polyurethane mechanical foam; applying a reduced pressure to at least a part of the second side...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball with an outer core having a high coefficient of restitution

A high performance golf ball includes a resin inner core, a rubber outer core, and a cover. The resin inner core is made of highly neutralized polymer, and may include a blend of different highly neutralized polymers. The cover is a two layer cover, with a hard inner cover and a thermoplastic polyurethane outer cover. The ball as a whole has...

Company name: Nike
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
Multi-layer cover golf ball having thermoset rubber intermediate cover layer

A golf ball including a core and a cover including a thermoplastic inner cover layer having a material hardness of 60 to 80 Shore D; a thermoset outer cover layer comprising a castable polyurea and having a material hardness of 20 to 60 Shore D; and a thermoset intermediate cover layer disposed between the inner and outer cover layers and having a...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> IMPLANTS
Foam and delivery system for treatment of postpartum hemorrhage

Medical implants and methods useful in treating postpartum hemorrhage are disclosed. The implants, in some embodiments, comprise polyurethane foams having advantageous mechanical and other properties selected to promote hemostasis when brought in contact with an inner wall of a uterus. Methods of making and deploying such implants are also...

Company name: Arsenal Medical
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
BIODEGRADABILITY
Biodegradable polymers with pendant functional groups attached through amide bonds

Amide compounds are defined and are polymerized to create polyesters and polyurethanes having amide units bearing a pendant functional group, where the nitrogen atom of the amide group is part of the polymer backbone. The pendant functional group of the functionalized amide polymer may be modified or added by post polymerization functionalization...

Company name: The University of Akron
Published On: Friday April 03rd, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GRAFT POLYOLS
Synthesis of α,ω-hydroxyalkyl telechelic polydimethylsiloxane soft segments and...

In this paper, by optimizing synthesis process of α,ω-hydroxyalkyl telechelic polydimethylsiloxane, α,ω-bis(3-(1-methoxy-2-hydroxypropoxy)propyl)polydimethyl siloxane (PMTS), the yield of hydrosilylation product, 1,3-bis(glycidoxypropyl) tetramethyldisiloxane exceed 86.5%. By tracing the change of methanol (gravimetry) and...

Company name: Shandong Yingcai University
Published On: Monday April 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> NANOFIBERS
Novel multifunctional nanofibers based on thermoplastic polyurethane and ionic liquid: towards...

Novel antibacterial, anti-electrostatic, and hydrophilic nanofibers based on a blend containing thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and a room-temperature ionic liquid (IL), 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate [BMIM][PF6], were fabricated by electrospinning. We investigated the effect of the IL on the morphology and the physical properties...

Company name: Hangzhou Normal University
Published On: Monday April 06th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> DENTAL RESTORATION
A Novel Light-Cured Dental Material Based on Maleic Copolymer Functionalized With Urethane...

The purpose of this work was to obtain a polymeric material aimed at being easily applied in a thin film on an organic substrate for dental applications. A maleic anhydride copolymer functionalized with a urethane derivative bearing methacrylate groups was synthesized, and by its mixing with commercial dental monomers, two light-curing formulations...

Company name: Petru Poni Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry
Published On: Monday April 06th, 2015

 
 

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