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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS
Robust Release Agent for Fluorinated Rubber and Thermoset Material Industries

The Engineers at Huron Technologies have developed a high performance release agent for various applications in the rubber manufacturing industry. Titled Release Coating 8056, this modified product has been created for the assisted release of fluorinated rubber compounds and FKM rubber materials that require silicone-free processes. Clients of...

Company name: Huron Technologies
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> COLORANTS - COLOR PASTES
Chromaflo presents its versatile pigment paste portfolio for multiple polyester applications

Specialized pigment pastes for unsaturated polyester, epoxy, polyurethane and plasticizer applications as well as chemical thickeners and inhibitor additives will be presented at Composites Europe Stuttgart, 22-24 September 2015. The focus will be on the Plasticolors CF line consisting of organic and inorganic pigments dispersed in a monomer free,...

Company name: Chromaflo Technologies
Published On: Tuesday June 30th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
United States Isocyanate Market Size 2015 Industry Trend and Forecast 2020

The United States Isocyanate Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Isocyanate industry.The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Isocyanate market analysis is provided for the United States markets...

Company name: Orbis Research
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
FOAMS
FreeFOAM Technical Meeting held in Madrid, Spain

Technical meeting of the FreeFOAM project took place on the 28th May 2015 in Inspiralias facilities in Madrid, Spain.The meeting was attended by researchers from Inspiralia, Polymer Expert and CETEM.The aim of the meeting was to make a follow up of the R&D results and a planification for next steps.

Company name: the FreeFOAM project
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Hardness vs Density in Flexible Polyurethane Foams

Many people confuse density with hardness when talking about flexible foam and the two are not the same. Density is an expression of mass (or weight) per unit volume and is normally expressed in Kg/m3 or g/cm3 in Europe and Lb/ft3 in the U.S. The hardness of a foam is a measure of how the material deforms when a compressive force is applied and is...

Company name: The Testometric Company
Published On: Sunday July 05th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Sherwin-Williams JetFlex Elite Polyurethane Enamel Offers Extensive Color Palette

Newly designed for aircraft cabins, JetFlex Elite polyurethane enamel from Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings is a single-stage interior product, based off of OEM-qualified material that the company says is ideal for commercial and private aircraft interiors. JetFlex Elite is an interior cabin coating product designed to offer subtle...

Company name: Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings
Published On: Wednesday July 01st, 2015

 
Brilliant appearance: automotive coating by BASF honored with design award

For many car owners, the color of their car is still the most important individualization factor. They are calling for more depth and dimensions. When it comes to automotive finishes, special effects can achieve subtle contrasts that lend the color a sophisticated vitality. With XSpark , BASF's Coatings division has developed a color effect that...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Monday July 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
SelecTech Unveils StaticStop's Freestyle ESD Plus Floor

When it comes to choices of ESD flooring, most companies will opt for the flooring that minimizes the impact of static electricity first and foremost, with comfort and cleanliness coming in a distant second. With StaticStop's FreeStyle ESD Plusô product, SelecTech, Inc., a leader in the manufacture of innovative flooring products from recycled...

Company name: SelecTech
Published On: Wednesday July 01st, 2015

 
Polysafe Verona PUR brings smiles all round to dental practice

Polyflor vinyl safety flooring from the high performance Polysafe Verona PUR range gave a fresh new look to Midland Orthodontics dental practice in Sutton Coldfield recently.Polysafe Verona was specified for the project as the specialist orthodontic practice required a safe, easy to clean and attractive floorcovering that would provide underfoot...

Company name: Polyflor
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Spray Foam Science: Safety

If you're trying to decide between traditional insulation and upgrading your home to spray foam insulation like Icynene, you may be curious to understand the safety and science behind this modern insulation product. When you choose Icynene spray foam insulation, you are making a safe and conscious choice. Icynene spray foam insulation products...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Wednesday July 01st, 2015

 
Bayer Pearl introduces new polyurethane spray foam system in Middle East

Bayer Pearl recently developed a new spray foam system based on Solstice LBA liquid blowing systems from Honeywell. The Solstice LBA-containing polyurethane-spray foam system of the Baymer family offers homeowners excellent thermal insulation performance for reduced energy consumption. The improvement of the environmental footprint and reduction of...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Saturday July 04th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
New BASF training center in Chengdu for spray paint professionals

BASF today inaugurated its new Refinish Competence Centre (RCC) in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. As BASF's first training facility for the automotive refinish coatings industry in western China, the new RCC serves as both an education hub and a platform to help equip refinish spray paint professionals with the essential knowledge, skills and business...

Company name: BASF Asia Pacific
Published On: Tuesday June 30th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Dymax Corporationís European Subsidiary Celebrates 20 Years of Continuous Growth

Dymax Corporationís European subsidiary, Dymax Europe GmbH, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Based in Wiesbaden Germany, the company offers light-curable adhesives, coatings, and gasketing materials for applications in a variety of markets. In addition to adhesives and coatings, Dymax GmbH offers high-performance oligomers and a...

Company name: Dymax
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
Use of solvent-free adhesives for food packaging

The advent of solvent-free adhesive has changed the face of the packaging industry, literally. Manufacturers have come up with flexible packages like pouches and bags as per customer demand and liking. This new technique is gaining market share and increasingly finding favour due to lower weight, lesser storage space requirement, lower shipping...

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

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Soudal reinforces its position in the glass industry

Soudal announces the full acquisition of Tenachem (Latvia), a leading producer of sealants specially developed for sealing double glazed units.With this purchase, Soudal has added a new technology to its already impressive product portfolio. Tenachem has 73 employees and currently exporting 95% of its products in around 40 countries...

Company name: Soudal
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Polyurethane and the Great Outdoors

It's that time of year again! Nothing beats experiencing the great outdoors on a beautiful spring day. The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. The bees are buzzing. However, did you know that while you're running through the park, cycling on various trails, or camping in the woods, chemistry - including versatile, durable, incredible...

Company name: The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry
Published On: Tuesday June 30th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
What Is R-Value and What Does It Mean To You?

Simply put, R-value is a measurement of how insulating a building material is, protecting one side from the heat or cold on the other side. A higher R-value means that a material insulates better than one with a lower value.In order to get an idea of what these values are, here are a few examples of common building materials and their...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
Burlington Insul-Tech can fix your home's most complex insulation problems

The team at Burlington Insul-Tech understands that some poor insulation jobs may cause problems. Too much insulation, for example, can cause some mould and mildew problems because it might restrict air flow and ventilation. That's why their friendly and knowledgeable professionals offer attic insulation removal services. With the removal of faulty...

Company name: Burlington Insul-Tech
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> PANELS
The Partnership Fund Opens Panex Plant

A multi-million dollar construction manufacturing plant that produces vital building materials has opened in Georgia, ultimately strengthening the construction sector and the country's economy.Officials gathered at the new Panex Plant on Rustavi Highway today to officially open the manufacturing plant, which will produce polyurethane sandwich...

Company name: JSC Panex
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SEATS
Magna to build seating division facility in Michigan

Canadian auto parts supplier Magna International Inc. is investing US$48 million to build a new facility in Novi, Mich., for its seating division.The project is being funded in part by the Michigan Economic Development Corp., which awarded Magna Seating a US$984,000 performance-based grant. Also, the city of Novi is offering support to the project...

Company name: Magna Seating
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COLD STORAGE & REFRIGERATION
Huntsman Polyurethanes Launches ECO-COOLING Insulation Solutions for China's Cold-Chain Industry

Huntsman announced the launch of ECO-COOLING insulation solutions for China's cold-chain industry, offering high quality thermal insulation technology based on MDI polyurethane foam.Easy to process and providing low thermal conductivity, Huntsman's ECO-COOLING insulation solutions are designed to enhance the production, performance and quality of...

Company name: Huntsman Polyurethanes
Published On: Wednesday July 01st, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PACKAGING
Pre-Molded Foam Packaging provide custom-fit product protection

FOAMplus Premold Urethane Protective Packaging from Storopack offers a sound choice over other types of preformed protective packaging, wrapping or cushioning materials. With our efficient, cost-saving mold design and creation process, secure custom fit product protection, and the prospect of faster, easier packing, you benefit from multiple...

Company name: Storopack
Published On: Wednesday July 01st, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.
OSV equipment for the production of decorative thermal panels - A successful project

At the end of June this year, on request of our customers from Macedonia, OSV Technologiya engineers successfully completed their work on a project for the production of the specialized OSV production line for decorative thermal panels intended both for decoration and insulation of buildings and facades.All works on design of the line, its...

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

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Megadyne buys fellow Italian belt-maker, Sampla

The Megadyne group is buying another Italian belt-maker, Sampla Belting, for an undisclosed sum. Megadyne says that the move will enhance its position as the world's leading industrial power transmission conveyor belt company.Sampla, founded in 1962, manufactures customisable conveyor and power transmission belts with a product range that includes...

Company name: Megadyne
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> HOSES & TUBING
FlexStat - Now Available with Conductive Cuffs

Flexaust introduces a full line of all-plastic static dissipative polyurethane hose that features an embedded copper grounding wire and is now offered with new conductive PVC cuffs for complete static protection.FlexStat Static Dissipative Hose is extruded from a specially formulated clear polyurethane with an ABS helix and an embedded copper...

Company name: Flexaust
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
EPA targets key compounds for refrigerated cooling systems, trailer insulation

An advanced degree in chemistry might not be required to understand the Environmental Protection Agency's latest push to protect the ozone layer and combat global warming, but it certainly helps. The layman's takeaway for trucking is that key compounds used in refrigerated transport cooling systems and trailer insulation are scheduled to be...

Company name: US Environmental Protection Agency
Published On: Monday July 06th, 2015

 
St. Louis' Fastest Growing Companies: Accella Performance Materials

Once again, acquisitions paved the way for a solid year at Accella Performance Materials. With revenue rising 143 percent over three years to $260 million in 2014, the polyurethane maker continues to grow.Accella, formerly Dash Multi-Corp., is headquartered in St. Louis and has facilities across the nation.The polyurethane the company makes is used...

Company name: MarChem Polyurethane Systems
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
Global Polyurethane Market - Products, Coatings, Chemicals Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

Polyurethane is polymer made from monomer units of urethane (carbamate). Polyurethanes are versatile material which can converted in various forms such as thermosetting plastics, thermoplastics and synthetic rubber (elastomer). Most of polyurethanes are thermosetting plastics which do not melt when heated. Most commonly polyurethanes are made by...

Company name: Reportlinker.com
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
PEOPLE
Renewal ASSOCOMAPLAST and PROMAPLAST srl Board of Directors

On July 2, 2015 ASSOCOMAPLAST Executive Committee appointed for the period 2015-2017 the Association Board of Directors as follows: Enzo Balzanelli (F.B. BALZANELLI AVVOLGITORI), Massimo Margaglione (GEFIT), Pierino Persico (PERSICO).These entrepreneurs were appointed on the same day, also as Board of the Association commercial company PROMAPLAST...

Company name: Assocomaplast
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
I-CAR Announces New Instructor

The Urethane Supply Company has announced that Darrin Mitchell in Salt Lake City will deliver the company's new I-CAR Industry Training Alliance course on plastic repair.The course, "Introduction to Nitrogen Plastic Welding," is a three-hour course delivered in the customer's shop for up to three technicians. Each technician gets hands-on training...

Company name: Urethane Supply
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
John Bevan appointed Non-Executive Director

Nuplex Industries today announced that as part of Nuplex's Board succession program, John Bevan has been appointed as an independent, Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1 September 2015.Mr Bevan, who is based in Sydney, Australia, is currently a Non-Executive Director of BlueScope Steel Limited and Ansell Limited.Between 2008 and 2014, Mr...

Company name: Nuplex Resins
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
Umbach new managing director of Biesterfeld Plastic

Effective 1 April 2015, Martin Umbach, 40, was appointed Managing Director of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH, a distributor for plastics and rubber located in Hamburg, Germany.Together with Carsten Harms, he is now responsible for the international operating subsidiary of Biesterfeld AG. Umbach has been employed at the company since 2001. He worked in...

Company name: Biesterfeld Plastic
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
Linda Katz from Molded Dimensions joining The Polyurethane Manufacturers Association Board of...

At the end of April, I was elected to serve PMA logoas an Officer on the Board of Directors of the Polyurethane Manufacturers Association.The PMA is a wonderful, global, collaborative organization comprised of over 150 companies who are urethane processors, suppliers, and others all working together to share best practices and drive polyurethane...

Company name: Molded Dimensions
Published On: Wednesday July 01st, 2015

 
Graco Names Christian E. Rothe as New Chief Financial Officer

Graco Inc. announced today that Christian E. Rothe has been appointed as the Company's Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective September 1, 2015. Mr. Rothe succeeds James A. Graner who announced his planned retirement from the Company last year. "Jim Graner has played a pivotal role in shaping Graco's business for more than 40 years," said...

Company name: Graco
Published On: Wednesday July 01st, 2015

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
Spray painting company fined for breaching prohibition notice

Nelson-based panel beating and spray painting business L&L Marriott Holdings Limited has been fined $15,000 for breaching a WorkSafe prohibition notice.L&L Marriott Holdings Limited was sentenced today in the Nelson District Court under sections 43 and 50(1)(b) of the Health and Safety in Employment Act for breaching a prohibition notice on three...

Company name: L&L Marriott Holdings
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS
Dendritic polyether-polyurethane thickeners

Described are associative polyether-polyurethane thickeners into which dendritic polyetherpolyols have been polymerized-in. Also described is the preparation of these thickeners, and the use thereof, in particular, in cosmetic preparations.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS>> AMINE BASED
Etheramines and their use as intermediates for polymer synthesis

The present invention relates to an etheramine mixture containing a monoether diamine and its method of production by alkoxylating 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 July 02nd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Bio-polyol composition and bio-polyurethane foam material

A bio-polyol composition and a bio-polyurethane foam material are provided. By using the modifier and applying the dispersing and grinding process, the modified lignin is uniformly dispersed in the polyol solution and a bio-polyol composition is obtained. The obtained bio-polyol composition may be used to prepare the bio-polyurethane foam material...

Company name: Industrial Technology Research Institute
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Multilayer film, method for producing same, and aqueous dispersion used for production of same

Disclosed is a multilayer film including a resin layer formed at least on one surface of a biaxially stretched film, the resin layer including an acid-modified polyolefin resin (A), a polyurethane resin (B), a cross-linking agent (C) and an acetylene glycol-based surfactant (D), wherein the cross-linking agent (C) includes a melamine-based...

Company name: Unitika
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
Polyoxymethylene resin composition

A novel polyoxymethylene resin composition is provided, which may be availably used as engineered plastics in various industrial fields and products, such as vehicle parts. The poly resin includes polyoxymethylene, aramide fibers, and thermoplastic polyurethane, thereby providing the novel composition of polyoxymethylene resin and improving various...

Company name: Hyundai Motor Company
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
Radiation curable resin composition, and fingerprint-resistant resin composition containing same

A radiation-curable base resin composition and a fingerprint-resistant resin composition including the same are provided. The radiation-curable base resin composition includes a multifunctional urethane(meth)acrylate having three or more functional groups at 3 to 35 parts by weight, a bifunctional urethane(meth)acrylate at 3 to 35 parts by weight,...

Company name: Samhwa Paints Industries
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> THERMOSETS
Thermosetting resin composition and usage thereof

The present invention relates to a thermosetting resin composition, wherein the resin composition comprises: (A) an epoxy resin with main chain containing naphthol structure; (B) a cyanate ester compound or/and an isocyanate ester prepolymer; (C) a poly phosphonate ester or/and phosphonate-carbonate copolymer. The thermosetting resin provided by...

Company name: Shengyi Technology
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Process for preparing polymers, polymers, dispersions, inks and uses

A process for preparing a polymer comprising reacting at least the components i) to iii) in any order: i) a compound of the Formula (1): Formula (1) wherein: T.sup.1 and T.sup.2 independently are HO--, HS-- or R.sup.1HN--; Q.sup.1 and Q.sup.2 independently are --NR.sup.2--; A.sup.1 and A.sup.2 independently are an optionally substituted divalent...

Company name: Fujifilm Imaging Colorants
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> GEL COATS
Two-component composition for producing flexible polyurethane gel coats

The invention relates to the use of a two-component composition comprising a polyol component and a polyisocyanate component, for producing flexible polyurethane gel coats for epoxy-resin and vinyl-ester resin composite materials.

Company name: Mankiewicz Gebr.
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Composition with Biofilm Dispersal Agents

Embodiments of the presently-disclosed subject matter provide composites that comprise a tissue graft and a biofilm dispersal agent. The tissue graft can be bone tissue graft, a soft tissue graft, or the like. In specific embodiments the tissue graft is a polyurethane graft and in other embodiments the tissue graft is bone particles, such as...

Company name: Vanderbilt University
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE>> MICROCELLULAR
Microcellular polyurethane composition, method of preparation and uses thereof

The present invention, which is characterized by the employment of blowing agents comprising fluorinated ethers with a boiling point in the range of from about 0 DEG C to 75.degree. C., pertains to a composition of microcellular polyurethane, a method for preparing the same, and its use in manufacturing shoe materials. Compared to shoe soles made...

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

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Method for the vacuum-assisted production of a PUR/PIR foam body

The present invention relates to a method for producing a PUR/PIR foam body, comprising the steps of providing a mold adapted for applying an underpressure to the interior of the mold; introducing a reaction mixture comprising an isocyanate-reactive component A and an isocyanate B into the mold, and applying an underpressure to the interior of the...

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

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> DISPERSIONS
Aqueously dispersible polyurethane

The invention relates to an aqueously dispersible polyurethane having a specific amount of silicon n(Si)/m(PU) of from 0.05 mol/kg to 1 mol/kg, and a specific amount of urea groups, n(U)/m(PU), >N--CO--N< of from 0.8 mol/kg to 2 mol/kg, wherein in each case the specific amount of substance is calculated as the ratio of the amount of substance n of...

Company name: Allnex Austria
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Waterproof silane-endcapped adhesive mixture

A polymeric matrix adhesive comprising a prepolymer urethane, a silane added to the prepolymer urethane, the silane reacts with the urethane to at least partially end-cap the urethane to produce a silane end-capped urethane, an aliphatic quencher, a reinforcing extender; and a thixotropic agent, wherein the polymeric matrix adhesive is waterproof.

Company name:
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> PRESSURE SENSITIVE
Extrudable pressure sensitive adhesive composition and methods for preparing the same

A phase-separated polymeric composition comprising a first phase including polyurethane domains; and a second phase including a butyl rubber matrix.

Company name: Firestone Building Products
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> LAMINATES
Modified ethylene-based films to promote isocyanate chemical reactions in polyurethane laminting...

In the construction of a multilayer film in which an ethylene-based polymer layer is joined to one another layer by a polyurethane (PU) adhesive, the rate of cure and the degree of cure of the PU adhesive are accelerated by incorporating into the ethylene-based polymer layer a functional compound with active hydrogens, e.g., a polyol, and/or a cure...

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

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> HOT-MELT
Low-melting adhesive film

A low-melting adhesive film may include a first adhesive layer made of a material comprising thermoplastic polyurethane, a second adhesive layer made of a material comprising aromatic-based hot-melt thermoplastic polyurethane capable of being applied to low temperature adhesion at a temperature of 60.degree. C. or higher, and a polyethylene...

Company name: Hyundai-Kia Motors R&D Division
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Protective air barrier sealant for conditioned and unconditioned building walls

A protective air barrier air barrier sealant and methods of applying the same, including a high density polyurethane chemistry provided in an amount, volume, and density effective for providing a protective air barrier for an enclosure, wherein the polyurethane material is combined with at least one UV, fire and antimicrobial protectant for...

Company name: SealantTech
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Polyurethane protective film

A protective film that can be included in multi-layer film laminates for use in marketing, advertising campaigns, particularly outdoor or other environment impacted promotions and safety applications. The film includes at least two different polyurethane polymers and is free or substantially free of polyvinyl chloride based polymer. One...

Company name: Avery Dennison
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Thermoplastic polyurethane composition

A thermoplastic polyurethane composition includes a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and a polyoxymethylene. The thermoplastic polyurethane composition comprises 50 to 95 parts by weight of the TPU and 5 to 50 parts by weight of the polyoxymethylene, per 100 parts by weight of the thermoplastic polyurethane composition. The thermoplastic...

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

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Fire-resistant composite material

The present disclosure provides a fire-resistant composite material comprising: at least one inorganic component and at least one nonisocyanate polyurethane having a formula of: ##STR00001## wherein R and R' are each independently chosen from hydrocarbylene groups and hydrocarbylene groups having at least one heteroatom chosen from oxygen,...

Company name: Industrial Technology Research Institute
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> TPU
Fiber reinforced TPU composites

A catalyst masterbatch is disclosed, which when used with a rigid TPU polymer, will cause the rigid TPU to depolymerize during melt processing and repolymerize as the melt is being cooled. This feature is of particular interest in a pultrusion process to create TPU/fiber composites. The catalyst masterbatch contains a relative soft TPU polymer...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
Transparent plastic composite

The invention describes a transparent plastics composite composed of PMMA and TPU with excellent mechanical properties.

Company name: Evonik Roehm
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball which shows a high spin rate on approach shots and an excellent stain resistance. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a golf ball body and a paint film formed on a surface of the golf ball body, wherein a base resin constituting the paint film is a polyurethane obtained...

Company name: Dunlop Sports
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS>> LENS
Eyeglass lens and method of manufacturing the same

An aspect of the present invention relates to a method of manufacturing an eyeglass lens comprising a coating layer on a lens substrate, which comprises forming the coating layer by coating a coating liquid by an ink-jet method on the lens substrate, with the coating liquid which is a water-based coating liquid comprising a solvent having a boiling...

Company name: Hoya Lens Manufacturing Philippines
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> BELT
Nondestructive test for flexible composites

A method for testing internal differences in reinforced flexible composites including placing a flexible composite on a rigid support structure, tapping the composite with a tapper of predetermined mass, determining a value representative of the impact duration of the tap and/or computing a value representative of the local stiffness of the...

Company name: The Gates Corporation
Published On: Thursday July 02nd, 2015

 
CHEMISTRY
Polyisocyanate composition, solar cell member covering material, solar cell member with cover layer,...

A polyisocyanate composition is produced by reaction of bis(isocyanatomethyl)cyclohexane with trimethylolpropane, and contains a trimethylolpropane-monomolecular-body obtained by reaction of three molecules of bis(isocyanatomethyl)cyclohexane with one molecule of trimethylolpropane, and a trimethylolpropane-bimolecular-body obtained by reaction of...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Friday July 03rd, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
CASE>> COATINGS
Synthesis and Characterization of Crosslinked Polyurethane-Clay Nanocomposites

A series of crosslinked polyurethane (PU)-clay nanocomposites were synthesized, characterized and evaluated for their corrosion protective properties. The neat PU system was synthesized through the prepolymer route and based on polytetrahydrofuran as the soft segment, methylene diphenyl diisocyanate as the hard segment and glycerin as the...

Company name: University of Cincinnati
Published On: Wednesday July 01st, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> COMPOSITE COATING
Simulation of reflectance from white-anodised aluminium surfaces using polyurethane-TiO2 composite...

Theoretical calculations and experimental studies were carried out on polyurethane (PU)-TiO2 composite coatings on bright and matte aluminium surfaces with an aim to understand and tailor the light scattering from particles incorporated into an anodised layer for designing the optical appearance of anodised surfaces. PU matrix was selected for its...

Company name: Technical University of Denmark
Published On: Wednesday July 01st, 2015

 
 

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