Issue-559 - June 15, 2015   Recommend
Press Releases Patents Technical Papers
New Kosher Defoamers

CONCENTROL is pleased to inform its customers that after a process of review and optimization of the formulas and the corresponding customization of its production facilities, it has obtained accreditation for certification KOSHER of three food grade defoamers: EMULTROL DFM DV-1 FG KOSHEREMULTROL DFM DV-14 FG KOSHEREMULTROL DFM DV-28 FG KOSHERThese...

Company name: Productos Concentrol
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Bio-based Polyurethanes: Proven performance advantages & renewable content

Bill Coggio, Global Applications & Technology Support Manager at BioAmber, presented a paper on Bio-Based Succinic Acid: A Sustainable Building Block in Polyurethane Coatings and Elastomers.The paper highlighted the utility of BioAmber bio-based succinic acid in polyester polyols in a range of polyurethane (PU) applications, including water-based...

Company name: Bioamber
Published On: Monday June 15th, 2015

Material and machinery for casting electrical and electronic components

At CWIEME 2015, Shanghai, from June 23 to 25, the international RAMPF Group will be showcasing its comprehensive range of engineering and chemical solutions for casting electrical and electronic components - Hall F1, Stand 1G36, National Exhibition & Convention Center.Material and machine from a single source - with its high-performance electro...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

International Lightweights at AMI's Polymer Foam Conference

The next AMI Polymer Foam 2015 international conference features top foam producers and experts from around the world and takes place from 2-4 November at the Maritim Hotel in Cologne, Germany. The use of foam technology is growing rapidly across all fields of plastics processing and Professor Volker Altstaedt will review the state of the art in...

Company name: AMI Polymer Foam 2015 international conference
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

PPG Aerospace expands coatings training for customers in EMEA region

PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) aerospace coatings group has expanded training opportunities for airline, airframe manufacturer and maintenance customers to enhance their understanding and facilitate application of aerospace coatings with the PPG Aerospace Coatings Academy. Sessions offering classroom instruction and hands-on training are being held...

Company name: PPG Aerospace
Published On: Monday June 15th, 2015

Flowcrete ME partners with Saudi Arabia airport

Flowcrete Middle East has partnered with the King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) on its master plan to enhance its infrastructure and increase passenger capacity.The flooring company is expected to supply 60ha of its high performance deck coating systems Deckshield ID and Deckshield ED to the airport. KAIA's expansion project, which is...

Company name: Flowcrete
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

Carboline Company and Flowcete Americas anter new distribution agreement

Starting on June 1st, Carboline Company will become a new distributor for Flowcrete Americas, a fellow RPM International Inc. company.Carboline's sales representatives across the United States will add Flowcrete Americas' extensive range of high performance flooring materials to their existing line of industrial coatings, linings and fireproofing...

Company name: Carboline
Published On: Monday June 15th, 2015

NIOSH seeks users of spray polyurethane foam for study

NIOSH is looking for companies that use spray polyurethane foam to participate in a study about the health effects of occupational exposure to flame retardants.The foam (also known as SPF) is used as building insulation to improve energy efficiency and contains phosphate, which is a flame retardant, NIOSH states in a blog post.Spray polyurethane...

Company name: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

How Spray Foam Helps Prevent Mold in Your Home

Despite the fact that mold is one of earth's little helpers, eating away at organic compounds we don't want around and creating the fermentation power to make sourdough, beer and cheese - when it gets into your walls you have a nasty problem.You'll find mold in basements, attics and shower stalls. Generally, the best way to stop mold is to reduce...

Company name: Foametix
Published On: Sunday June 14th, 2015

First Peters Coating Innovation Forum - Professionals United

Our 1. Peters Coating Innovation Forum - "Professionals United" celebrated its debut on 19 and 20 May 2015! A great number of exhibitors and speakers came to Kempen to discuss on both topics "ELPEGUARD Conformal Coatings" and "ELPECAST Casting Compounds". Moreover, some well-known customers were among our guests, also including companies coming...

Company name: Lackwerke Peters
Published On: Sunday June 14th, 2015

Rehm stood out with the latest thermal system solutions at this year's SMT

About 15,000 trade visitors travelled to Nuremberg this year to find out more about new developments in electronics manufacturing at the largest trade show for microelectronics, which saw a total of 470 national and international exhibitors. Rehm Thermal Systems introduced its visitors and customers to innovative industrial manufacturing equipment...

Company name: Rehm Thermal Systems
Published On: Monday June 15th, 2015

Allnex wins Ringier China Coating Innovation award for the second year in a row

For the second year in a row Allnex has received the 2015 China Coating Ringier Innovation award which is regarded as one of the most important awards in China's coatings industry.Allnex recevied the award for UCECOAT 7655 & UCECOAT 7733 UV/EB curable resins which were selected because of their outstanding high quality finish. The 2015 awards were...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

The Rise of Powder Coatings in the Architectural Industry

Powder Coatings are becoming the product of choice among architects, manufacturers, custom coaters, and government agencies, as the benefits of powder coating compared to liquid coatings are better understood. Powder coatings have also evolved to include more stringent verification processes. They are governed by national and international...

Company name: TCI Powder Coatings
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

Axalta Releases New Paint Products for Commercial Truck Fleets

Axalta Coating Systems of Glen Mills, Pa., has introduced a new urethane primer and polyurethane clearcoat to expand its Rival economy paint brand family for shops in the commercial trucking industry.Rival RV400 urethane primer is designed to be fast-drying and easy-to-sand with good fill properties. It is recommended for use over properly treated...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Ube Industries Receives 4th GSC Encouragement Award for Durable Water-Borne Polyurethane Coating...

Ube Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has received a 4th Green & Sustainable Chemistry (GSC) Encouragement Award for the development of durable water-borne polyurethane coating materials.The GSC Encouragement Awards are organized by the Green & Sustainable Chemistry Network (GSCN) Council of the Japan Association for Chemical Innovation...

Company name: Ube Industries
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

Waterborne Polyurethanes Market Estimated to Reach $10 Billion by 2019

According to a new report published by research firm MarketsandMarkets, the waterborne polyurethanes (WPU) market is projected to grow from more than $6.5 billion in 2014 to approximately $10.0 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 9 percent between 2014 and 2019.The coatings market is estimated to be the largest segment, both in terms of value and volume,...

Company name: MarketsandMarket
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

Henkel to build €30m adhesives plant in India

Germany-based Henkel has unveiled plans to build an adhesives plant at Kurkumbh, near Pune, in the Indian state of Maharashtra, with an investment of €30m.With production planned to start by early 2017, the facility will be constructed in phases and will serve automotive, metal and industrial segments. It will be the tenth plant for Henkel in...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Bayer invests in TPU production in India

Bayer MaterialScience successfully commissioned a second line for the production of Desmopan TPUs in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu India. The extension of the production facility was recently inaugurated by Ajay Durrani, Managing Director and Senior Country Representative - Indian SubContinent, Bayer MaterialScience Pvt. Ltd. and Marius Wirtz, Global Head...

Company name: PU Magazine International
Published On: Wednesday June 10th, 2015

Direct soling via PU injection

Klockner Desma is a leading manufacturer of automated lines and robotics for the industrial production of lightweight shoe soles made from polyurethane (PU) and materials combined with polyurethane. The company puts a special focus on manufacturing systems for demanding applications such as, for example, difficult-to-mix PU systems.Direct Injection...

Company name: Desma
Published On: Wednesday June 10th, 2015

Graco Introduces Reactor 2 - Hydraulic Series Sprayers

Graco Inc., a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, today formally introduced the Reactor 2 Hydraulic Series of plural-component sprayers. The Reactor 2 series of sprayers provides software and hardware advancements that help contractors apply materials more accurately. Reactor 2 offers innovative data reporting technologies that help...

Company name: Graco
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

A new InterWet head for higher productivity

Cannon recently designed and patented a new InterWet mixing head that provides a superior wetting of the chopped glass fibers while working at higher output values than in the past.Cannon InterWet technology allows the production of thin-walled moulded parts reinforced with chopped fiberglass or low-cost additives through internal co-injection of...

Company name: Afros
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Salt Spreader Container made from PUR - Extremely Large parts moulded in a single piece

Together with the spreader technology manufacturer LEHNER Agrar GmbH, THIEME has developed a polyurethane (PUR) salt spreader container, which not only has an impressive size, but also represents a major step forward in production technology, allowing for significant cost savings in manufacturing and assembly!The new Polaro L/XL spreader container...

Company name: Thieme
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Icynene launches media portal offering the latest news, videos and images related to insulation and...

Canadian spray foam insulation manufacturer, Icynene, has launched a new web portal (link is external) designed specifically for the media. The web portal was created to report on all things related to Icynene, insulation and home energy efficiency within Canada.With consumers growing increasingly eco-conscious as well as looking to save more of...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Isopa welcomes the publication of the Sixth Nordic Swan Ecolabel for construction panels

The sixth version of the Nordic Swan ecolabel for construction panels - which covers composite wood panels - has been published following a consultation phase with its stakeholders. The revised criteria will apply for 5 years, until March 2020.ISOPA is pleased to see that its initiative to provide objective and science-based input prevailed in...

Company name: ISOPA
Published On: Monday June 15th, 2015

Faurecia receives the "2015 L.E.A.D.E.R. award" from Automotive News Europe / AIC

Faurecia received yesterday the "2015 L.E.A.D.E.R. award" during the Automotive News Europe Congress at a special ceremony held in Birmingham, England. The award is selected by a judge and jury consisting of members of Automotive News Europe and the Automotive Intelligence Center (AIC) in Bilbao, Spain. The award was accepted on behalf of Faurecia...

Company name: Faurecia
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Range Rover Sport to come with Pirelli noise cancelling system

The new Range Rover Sport will 'sponge' up road noise following the homologation of the Pirelli Noise Cancelling System (PNCS) for certain models. Pirelli will supply its PNCS-equipped P Zero as the vehicle's original equipment 22-inch summer fitment; the tyre maker reports that the Range Rover Sport is the first SUV to be fully homologated with...

Company name: Pirelli Tyre
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

Bridgestone's puncture free future is almost a reality

Bridgestone says its ‘Air Free’ concept tyre could make production in less than two years, after undergoing testing on ultra-light vehicles.As the name suggests, the concept is a non-pneumatic tyre and consists of three main parts: an aluminium inner wheel, a rubber-based outer tread and thermoplastic resin spokes. The interlaced structure of the...

Company name: Bridgestone
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Collaborative development is enabling value chain partners to custom-design turf surfaces to meet...

In today's ever-evolving artificial turf market, manufacturers must meet increasingly stringent demands, particularly the drive for high-performance sustainable turf solutions tailored for long-term durability. Technology has revolutionized the quality, safety and play performance of fields, with third-generation artificial turf systems making...

Company name: Dow Polyurethanes
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Rock Candy Chooses Polyurethane For Climbing Holds

With more than 7.8 million participants* in the U.S., recreational climbing on artificial indoor walls, in recent years, has surpassed outdoor climbing and become a recognized sport with nationwide and international competitions, publications and even a lingo unique to wall climbing enthusiasts. To support enthusiasts' ever-growing demand for...

Company name: Innovative Polymers
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Remolding, Good for the Environment and the Bottom Line

We've all seen the ubiquitous three-arrow graphic that is stamped on materials that are recyclable. And, as a nation, we have become quite efficient at squeezing new life out of renewable materials - today, we recover nearly 35 percent of all waste for recycling purposes, according to the EPA.Despite being among the most easily recycled materials,...

Company name: Caster Concepts
Published On: Wednesday June 10th, 2015

Spanish safety footwear manufacturer picks polyurethanes from Huntsman

The polyurethanes team at Huntsman today announced that its footwear experts have been working closely with one of the largest producers of safety shoes and boots in Iberia - Panter (Industrial Zapatera). The two companies have been collaborating on a series of soling projects that have helped to improve productivity on Panter's production lines...

Company name: Huntsman Polyurethanes
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

ISOPA Secretary General attends EUROPUR's General Assembly

On 9 June, ISOPA Secretary General Jorg Palmersheim attended EUROPUR's General Assembly (GA) in Frankfurt, Germany. In the vivid discussions the GA Conference notably looked into the current state of Polyurethane flexible foam market in Europe as well as the challenges and opportunities for polyurethane materials in the automotive industry. Another...

Company name: the European trade association for producers of diisocyanates and polyols
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

ISOPA Secretary General attends EUROPUR & EURO-MOULDERS's Technical Conference on PU foam

Today, ISOPA Secretary General Jorg Palmersheim participated in EUROPUR and EURO-MOULDERS's Technical Conference on PU foam. The main aim of today's session was to look at various regulatory, and health and safety issues linked to the polyurethane in various applications. The Conference's objective was to provide a more practical understanding of...

Company name: the European trade association for producers of diisocyanates and polyols
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Make in India - Innovative solutions generate strong growth

Freudenberg, the global family-owned company, continues on its successful trajectory in India. In 2014, the technology group generated overall sales of Rs. 1,497 crore (+ 32.8% vs. 2013) in India. As of December 31st, 2014, Freudenberg employed 2,800 full-time associates at around 50 locations in India - with four R&D centers and 14 production...

Company name: Freudenberg Group
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Trelleborg Develops Visionary Approach To Product Development

The sealing and bearing expert, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, keeps up with the latest trends and developments in sealing technology and has developed a vision for the future of collaboration. The initial question was the following: how does an interdisciplinary, global and decentralized team succeed in bundling ideas and expert knowledge in order...

Company name: Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Published On: Wednesday June 10th, 2015

Exposure Risks Associated with Isocyanates & Occupational Asthma Discussed in New Video

Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses exposure risks and occupational asthma due to a family of chemicals known as isocyanates.Isocyanates are powerful irritants to the mucous membranes of the eyes and gastrointestinal and respiratory...

Company name: Cochrane & Associates
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

Fomo Products, Inc. names National Sales Manager

Fomo Products is proud to announce Kristen Lewis has been promoted to National Sales Manager. In her new role, Kristen will be responsible for managing the sales team and customer accounts across the United States."Kristen has been a vital part of our company, working to find solutions for our customers and improving their businesses," said Doug...

Company name: Fomo Products, Inc
Published On: Tuesday June 09th, 2015

Plasticizer and method of preparing the same

The present invention provides an ester plasticizer for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin, epoxy resin or urethane resin and a method of preparing the same. More particularly, the present invention provides an ester plasticizer using triacetin and coconut oil-based biodiesel as raw materials, which can prepare a resin composition having excellent...

Company name: SK innovation
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Compositions comprising 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, 1,1,2,3-tetra-chloropropene,...

The present disclosure relates to compositions comprising 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene that may be useful as heat transfer compositions, aerosol propellants, foaming agents, blowing agents, solvents, cleaning agents, carrier fluids, displacement drying agents, buffing abrasion agents, polymerization media, expansion agents for polyolefins and...

Company name: E I Du Pont de Nemours
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Polyurethane foam premixes containing halogenated olefin blowing agents and foams made from same

The invention provides polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for the preparation thereof. More particularly, the invention relates to closed-celled, polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for their preparation. The foams are characterized by a fine uniform cell structure and little or no foam collapse. The foams are...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Catalysis of silane-crosslinkable polymer composition

Moisture-hardening 1-component or 2-component composition that contains at least one prepolymer with at least one hydrolysable silane group, chosen from silane-modified polyoxyalkenes, polyolefins, poly(meth)acrylates, polyurethanes, polyamides or polysiloxanes, a Sn-based catalyst and optionally adjuvants and additives, wherein the catalyst is...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Etheramines containing flexible and rigid segments and their use as intermediates for polymer...

The present invention relates to an etheramine mixture containing a monoether diamine and its method of production by alkyloxating an initiator with an alkylene oxide to produce a precursor polyol and reductively aminating the precursor polyol to form the etheramine mixture. The etheramine mixture may be used in variety of applications including as...

Company name: Huntsman Petrochemical Corporation
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Process for the preparation of isocyanates in the gas phase

Isocyanates are produced by reacting a primary amine with phosgene in the gas phase. In this process, the amine is vaporized and then superheated prior to introduction into the reactor. The amine is superheated to a temperature at least C. above dew point before entry into the reactor. A pressure difference between the vaporizer and...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Iminooxadiazinedione polyisocyanates

The present invention relates to a process for producing polyisocyanates comprising reacting an isocyanate component in the presence of a mono- or multinuclear complex of titanium, zirconium and/or hafnium as catalyst to give polyisocyanates having a content of iminooxadiazinedione groups of .gtoreq.20 mol % based on the total amount of...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Intermediate polyisocyanurate comprising materials

A stable partly cured polyisocyanate composition is disclosed which comprises polyisocyanurate (intermediate polyisocyanurate comprising material) and which is further curable. Furthermore a process for making the intermediate (partly cured) polyisocyanurate comprising material and a process for further curing the partly cured polyisocyanurate...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Method for manufacturing resin for urethane-based optical material, resin composition for same, and...

A method of preparing an optical material by polymerizing a resin composition including a thiol group-containing compound and an isocyanate group-containing compound, particularly, a method of preparing a high-quality urethane-based optical material using a universal polyisocyanate compound. According to one aspect, a resin composition including a...

Company name: KOC Solution
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Liquid developer

A liquid developer includes an insulating liquid and toner particles which are dispersed in the insulating liquid and contain a resin and a coloring agent. The resin contains a first resin which is a crystalline urethane-modified polyester resin resulting from increase in chain length of a component derived from a polyester resin by a compound...

Company name: Konica Minolta
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Two-part polyurethane adhesive for bonding fiber-reinforced plastics

A two-part polyurethane adhesive system includes a resin component A and a curative B. The resin component A includes a monomeric polyisocyanate and a prepolymer. The curative B includes a of ether polyol having a molecular weight of from 3000 to 20,000 and another polyol having 4-8 hydroxyl groups and a molecular weight of from 200 to 1000. The...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

In situ bonds

A biocompatible tissue-bonding adhesive composition having a polyol of functionality N. The polyol being terminated has at least one polyisocyanate in solution with at least (N-1)% of the solution having free polyisocyanate. N may be in the range 1.5-8. The polyol may be a branched polypropylene/polyethylene oxide copolymer.

Company name: Promethean Surgical Devices
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Bioactive polymeric liquid formulations of absorbable, segmented aliphatic polyurethane compositions...

Bioactive liquid formulations are formed of combinations of absorbable, segmented aliphatic polyurethane compositions and liquid polyether for use as vehicles for the controlled release of at least one active agent for the conventional and unconventional treatment of different forms of cancer and the management of at least one type of bacterial,...

Company name: Poly-Med
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Method for chemical foaming in the presence of reinforcing fillers

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a foamed item, including the following steps: a) heating a composition including, or consisting of, at least one polyamide PA, at least one compound U including at least one urethane function, particularly a polyurethane PU, at least one reinforcing filler, the content of which is no lower...

Company name: Rhodia
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Production of low-emission flexible polyurethane foams

The present invention relates to compositions containing at least one metal salt of a carboxylic acid and one or more amines of formula (I) R.sup.4R.sup.1.sub.2N--(CH.sub.2).sub.x--N(R.sup.3)--(CH.sub.2).sub.y--N- R.sup.1R.sup.2 (I) where R.sup.1=a hydrocarbon radical of 1 to 10 carbon atoms, and the same or different in each occurrence, R.sup.2,...

Company name: Evonik Industries
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Coating system, a method of applying the coating system and an article comprising the coating system...

A coating system comprising an epoxy coating layer prepared from an epoxy formulation which comprises an epoxy resin; a curing agent with no more than 4.5 wt % free amine based on a weight solids of the curing agent; and an adjacent layer prepared from a non-isocyanate polyurethane formulation wherein the epoxy formulation and/or non-isocyanate...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Polyurea-based fabric glue

The present invention relates to a polyurea system, the use of such a polyurea system for sealing, linking, gluing, or covering of cellular tissue, and a dosing system having two chambers for a polyurea system such as this. The polyurea system comprises as components: A) an isocyanate-functioning prepolymer, which can be derived by reacting...

Company name: Medical Adhesive Revolution
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Use of polyurethane adhesive formed from polyester diols, polyether diols and silane compounds in...

The present invention relates to the use of a polyurethane adhesive in the manufacture of film/foil-coated furniture. The adhesive consists of two components, the first component comprising at least two different polyurethanes which comprise carboxyl groups, and the polyurethanes comprising units derived from polyester diols and units derived from...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Two part dual-cure adhesive for use in electronics

The disclosure relates to a two-part dual-cure adhesive composition comprising a first Part (A) comprising a radiation polymerizable polyisocyanate prepolymer and a second Part (B) comprising a polyol. The disclosed adhesive can be used on substrates with electronic components to make electronic assemblies.

Company name:
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Adhesive for laminated sheets

Disclosed is an adhesive for laminated sheets comprising: a urethane resin obtainable by mixing an acrylic polyol with an isocyanate compound; and a silane compound; wherein the silane compound contains a glycidyl based silane compound, wherein the acrylic polyol is obtainable by polymerizing polymerizable monomer, the polymerizable monomer...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Friday June 12th, 2015

Structural polyurethane adhesive

A two-component polyurethane adhesive is described having high strength and extensibility, wherein the mechanical properties are only slightly dependent on the temperature. The polyurethane adhesive can be suitable as a structural adhesive. The adhesive can include a triol, a diol, a polyamine, a polyisocyanate, and a polyurethane polymer having...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Polysulfide and polyfluoroether copolymer compositions

Novel segmented polysulfide-polyfluoroether copolymers are disclosed. In particular, a polyurethane segmented copolymer composition is provided, comprising one or more polyurethane/urea hard segments, one or more polysulfide soft segments, one or more polyfluoroether soft segments, isocyanate species or derivatives thereof contained in each of the...

Company name: HRL Laboratories
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Natural fiber polymer composite and eco-friendly lightweight base material for automotive interior

The present invention relates to an eco-friendly lightweight substrate material for the automotive interior, characterized in that isocyanate or epoxy is added to enhance the function of a substrate material having a sandwich-type structure for the automotive interior including natural fiber that is vulnerable to high temperature and humidity...

Company name: Hanil E-Hwa
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball having a paint film which is formed from an aqueous paint and excellent in adhesion to the surface of the golf ball and stain resistance. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a golf ball body and a paint film formed on the golf ball body, wherein the paint film has a...

Company name: Dunlop Sports
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Multi-layered cores having foam inner core for golf balls

Multi-layered golf ball core sub-assemblies and the resulting golf balls are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane. The intermediate core layer is preferably formed from a thermoplastic composition such as an ethylene acid copolymer ionomer resin; and the outer...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Multi-layered golf balls having foam center with selective weight distribution

Multi-layered golf balls having a core made of a foamed polyurethane composition are provided. The ball includes a dual-layered core having a foam inner core (center) and surrounding outer core layer. The outer core layer may be made from a non-foamed thermoset material such as polybutadiene rubber. The ball further includes an inner cover,...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Polymers for contact lenses

The present invention relates to a polyurethane polymer composition comprising polyethyleneglycol dialkyl ether. There is also provided a process for preparing a polyurethane. The invention also relates to a process for preparing a polyurethane xerogel in the form of a molded article, said process comprising the steps of: i. preparing a mixture of...

Company name: Ocutec
Published On: Saturday June 13th, 2015

Method for manufacturing polishing pad

A method for manufacturing a polishing pad, which may be laminated, with a small number of manufacturing steps, high productivity and no peeling between a polishing layer and a cushion layer includes preparing a cell-dispersed urethane composition by a mechanical foaming method; continuously discharging the cell-dispersed urethane composition onto...

Company name: Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

Polyureas made from aminocrotonates

A polymer made by reacting a polyisocyanate with a compound having the formula below. R.sup.1 is an organic group. R.sup.2 is an aliphatic group. R.sup.3 is an aliphatic group. The polyisocyanate reactants are at least 50 mol % aromatic polyisocyanates. The reaction forms urea groups from the isocyanate groups of the polyisocyanate and the NH...

Company name: United States Govemment, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
Published On: Thursday June 11th, 2015

In vitro investigations of a novel wound dressing concept based on biodegradable polyurethane

Non-healing and partially healing wounds are an important problem not only for the patient but also for the public health care system. Current treatment solutions are far from optimal regarding the chosen material properties as well as price and source. Biodegradable polyurethane (PUR) scaffolds have shown great promise for in vivo tissue...

Company name: University of Zurich
Published On: Monday June 15th, 2015

Study of partial shape memory effect of polymers by multicycle tests

In this work, an experimental investigation on a partial shape memory polymer (PSMP) which is transformed into shape memory material is presented. Multicycle shape memory tests are performed on thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) at 70°C. At the end of each cycle, the capacity of the shape memory material increases. At the end of the first cycle, the...

Company name: Arts Et Métiers ParisTech
Published On: Monday June 15th, 2015

Kinetics of thermal and photo-initiated release of tris (1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCP)...

Kinetics of thermal and photo-initiated release of Tris (1.3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCP) from the polyurethane foam (PUF) materials were studied using a validated chromatographic method with linear calibration curve in the range of 0.03-400 μg mL(-1). Time dependence of TDCP leaching from foam samples was found to follow first-order...

Company name: University of Al al-Bayt
Published On: Monday June 15th, 2015

Computational study on reaction enthalpies of urethane‐forming reactions

Computational calculations were performed on urethane-forming reactions using Gaussian 09 software (i.e. molecular modeling) toward the goal of providing thermodynamic parameters. Total electronic and thermal enthalpies and zero-point vibrational energies of reactants and products were computed by the software and then reaction enthalpies were...

Company name: University of Missouri-Columbia
Published On: Monday June 15th, 2015


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