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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> COLORANTS - COLOR PASTES
The Full Spectrum of Color Technology and Service

Put our superior technology, state-of-the-art facilities and engineering mastery to work for you. Every Chroma-Tek product is backed by AOC's team of experts. With Chroma-Tek technology, you get much more than superior colorants and additives. You?re connected to colorant and additive solutions. Pigment...

Company name: AOC
Published On: Wednesday November 04th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Bioamber presented paper on the use of bio-succinate polyester polyols in modified Thermoplastic...

CPI is the premier event for the polyurethanes industry in North America with over 1000 attendees. There were over 55 exhibitors plus 25 posters. The Polyurethanes Technical Conference is a very collaborative organization, working to promote new applications and technology in polyurethanes. Each year, the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry...

Company name: Bioamber
Published On: Thursday November 05th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
Aliancys - New name for DSM Composite Resins

Earlier this year DSM announced a partnership with CVC Capital Partners (CVC). This involved the formation of a new holding company and the start of the DSM Composite Resins business as a separate business unit. As per January 2016, DSM Composite Resins will have a new name: Aliancys.Aliancys has a 50 year track record of supplying composite resins...

Company name: DSM
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> URETHANE GROUT
Grouting Helps Control Infiltration

Grout is coming into its own as a remedy for collections system inflow and infiltration.The types and specific uses for grout have never been more diverse. And with national standards for grouting now well established, municipalities and contractors have never had better guidance for when and how to grout or what materials to use.Yet it's still a...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday November 05th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
PPG to highlight several new industrial coatings at FABTECH 2015

PPG Industries' industrial coatings business will showcase its entire line of liquid, powder, electrocoat (e-coat) and pretreatment products - and three PPG coatings experts will share their knowledge in continuing-education programs - at FABTECH 2015, Nov. 9-12 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Notably, PPG will feature products added with the...

Company name: PPG Industrial Coatings
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
Coatings made to combat graffiti, a USD 12B problem

Over the last three years, graffiti-based vandalism has grown significantly in the United States, costing an estimated $12 billion in annual cleanup. In an effort to mediate the problem, many cities are passing regulations that dictate how quickly graffiti must be removed. While these graffiti regulations are aimed at curbing the issue, traditional...

Company name: Hybrid Coating Technologies
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Polyflor releases new Expona Flow PUR commercial vinyl flooring collection

Polyflor announces the launch of a new collection of heavy commercial sheet vinyl flooring designs under the world-leading Expona luxury flooring brand. Expona is recognised internationally for its high quality, design led luxury flooring range.The new Expona Flow PUR collection consists of 50 timber-look heavy commercial sheet vinyl flooring...

Company name: Polyflor
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
VersaFlex Announces Polyurea Training Programs for November

VersaFlex Inc.'s 2015 Polyurea University Training Schools return late fall sessions. Courses are taught by Dudley J. Primeaux, II, PCS, CCI - the foremost expert in the polyurea industry. The informational class work sessions include handouts containing slide presentations of PowerPoint shows dealing with every aspect of polyurea technology; from...

Company name: The Polyurea University
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Training courses expand around the globe

Koyu Facilities, a Specialty Products, Inc. client promoting SPI coatings throughout Japan, hosted their first Advanced Applicator Equipment Training Course, September 28 through October 2, 2015.With a similar culture and vision to that of Specialty Products, Inc., Koyu's team is diligently working to promote education in the coating industry. The...

Company name: Specialty Products, Inc
Published On: Wednesday November 04th, 2015

 
Rhino Linings Releases Next Generation ThermalGuard CC2 Spray Polyurethane Foam

Rhino Linings Releases Next Generation ThermalGuard CC2 Spray Polyurethane FoamRhino Linings Corporation, a leading supplier and manufacturer of protective coatings and spray foam, announces the release of ThermalGuard CC2, ushering in their "next generation" of spray polyurethane foam insulation products. ThermalGuard CC2 has been formulated to...

Company name: Rhino Linings
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> CONFORMAL COATINGS
Electrolube Unveil New Conformal Coating Innovations At Productronica

With details of Electrolube's market-leading resins and thermal management materials already announced for Productronica, it's now showstopper time! A huge investment in research & development comes to fruition at the Munich event (November 10-13 2015), as Electrolube unveils its 'pièce de resistance' - a range of exciting new conformal coatings,...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SELF-HEALING
NEI Corporation Adds New Self-Healing Top Coats to NANOMYTE MEND(TM) Product Line and Broadens...

NEI Corporation announced today that it has expanded its NANOMYTE MEND line of top coats where a physical self-healing phenomenon leads to gap closing and crack sealing. MEND is a technology platform of self-healing coatings applicable to a broad range of substrates such as metal, wood, and polymers - including those that require maintaining a...

Company name: NEI Corporation
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
New Ashland campaign shows manufacturers how they can transform their paint formulations with...

Paint is changing. Yesterday's "house paint," a functional necessity to cover drywall, wood or masonry, must today be an "architectural coating" that allows owners to express their personal style. And paint can't just look good. It has to address the needs of an increasingly sophisticated retail buying audience that looks for hiding, coverage,...

Company name: Ashland
Published On: Thursday November 05th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> MEDICAL
North Carolina Plastic Surgeon First to Use New Surgical FDA-approved synthetic urethane adhesive...

As part of TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive's U.S. commercial launch this week, Cohera Medical, Inc. is announcing Dr. Joseph Hunstad, board-certified plastic surgeon and co-founder of Hunstad Kortesis Plastic Surgery + MedSpa located in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the first surgeon in his region to perform a commercial procedure using TissuGlu...

Company name: Cohera Medical
Published On: Thursday November 05th, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Renewed version of the machine OSV Mini AB

We present to your attention a renewed versio of the compact mixing and metering machine OSV Mini AB in new ergonomic housing. Besides new design, OSV Mini AB is supplied now by dosing pumps of New Generation produced in Italy. Currently, all OSV machines are produced in ergonomic housings, which are made of modern composite materials. Renewed Mini...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Wednesday November 04th, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> RIGID FOAM>> SPRAY
Handi-Gun II Metering Application

With a new gun, comes new features and benefits for users of the new Handi-Gun II. The new Handi-Gun II features variable flow control that allows users to control how much they are spraying with the flip of a switch. Our engineers designed Handi-Gun II based on user feedback and preferences.What does this mean to you?The new variable flow option...

Company name: Fomo Products, Inc
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> PANELS
New market study: Rigid metal-faced insulated panel production and producers

IAL Consultants has published a new global directory of rigid metal-faced insulated panel producers. The title has been compiled in conjunction with Isowall Consulting and is the successor to IAL's previous directories of sandwich panel manufacturers. It covers over 540 companies across 78 countries in seven global regions - with their full contact...

Company name: IAL Consultants
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> SPORT SURFACES
EOC Group Artful Turf published in CEO Magazine

OC Group is a family-owned producer of chemical products with headquarters located in Oudenaarde, Belgium. EOC Group is active on a worldwide scale, with more than 10 production sites spread over Europe and Asia. The product portfolio extends from compounds and carboxylated latices to adhesives, emulsions, surfactants, and technical textile...

Company name: EOC Group
Published On: Thursday November 05th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> ROLLS & ROLLERS
Custom Cast Urethane Rollers: Time to Re-cover Your Rollers?

There are several reasons that urethane rollers are the go-to choice for many industries including food processing, steel, marine and packaging, to name a few. Wearability is the main concern for our customers, as some are looking to re-cover or replace what they are currently using due to wear and tear. Urethane has the ability to outlast rubber...

Company name: PSI Urethanes
Published On: Thursday November 05th, 2015

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Saudi Aramco demonstrates track-record of energy efficiency

Saudi Aramco has welcomed global energy ministers, officials and experts from the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) to its Dhahran headquarters to demonstrate its industry leadership in greenhouse gases (GHG) management, including energy efficiency and carbon capture and storage (CCS).Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali I....

Company name: Saudi Aramco
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
Versum Materials is the selected name for the Materials Technologies Business spin-off of Air...

Versum Materials has been selected as the new company name for the Materials Technologies business of Air Products. Air Products announced plans in September for a tax-free spin-off of this business to U.S. shareholders on or before September 2016.Derived from the Latin word for toward, the name Versum communicates the new company's ability to...

Company name: Air Products
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
Manali Petrochemicals to set up overseas subsidiary

Manali Petrochemicals Ltd (MPL), one of the leading producers of propylene oxide, propylene glycols and polyols in India, is reportedly planning to expand its exports business by setting an overseas subsidiary. "The board of directors of the company at its meeting held on November 04, 2015, inter alia, has granted in principle approval for setting...

Company name: Manali Petrochemical
Published On: Thursday November 05th, 2015

 
Leading high-density polyurethane foam supplier invests in new equipment, augments testing...

General Plastics recently completed an extensive audit and certification process with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on its OSU (Heat Release) and NBS (Smoke Density) testing equipment, adding to the last FAA certification received in 2010 for its oil burner test. Representatives from the FAA Seattle ACO (Aircraft Certification Office)...

Company name: General Plastics
Published On: Thursday November 05th, 2015

 
Zschimmer & Schwarz Buys Interpolymer

Interpolymer Corp. recently announced it has been sold to Zschimmer & Schwarz, Lahnsteinly, reportedly to ensure future development of Interpolymer and to strengthen Zschimmer & Schwarz's portfolio with a new division with specialty polymer-based solutions.Interpolymer Corp. as legal entity will remain unchanged, including all operation facilities...

Company name: Interpolymer
Published On: Thursday November 05th, 2015

 
Covestro well positioned for future growth

"Brighter materials for a brighter world" is the motto for the first appearance of Bayer MaterialScience under its new name, Covestro, at the Fakuma trade fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany. From October 13 to 17, the company is presenting innovative and sustainable material developments for global trends and a brighter world. "Covestro holds leading...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Wednesday November 04th, 2015

 
PEOPLE
TrelleborgVibracoustic appoints new CFO and CTO

Effective from 1 January 2016, Stefan Eck and Jorg Bocking have been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), respectively, of TrelleborgVibracoustic."We are very pleased to attract and recruit Stefan Eck and Jorg Bocking. They have comprehensive expertise in the automotive industry and excellent leadership...

Company name: TrelleborgVibracoustic
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
Election of Chairman and officers of the British Rubber & Polyurethane Products Association

At the Annual General Meeting of the Association on 1 July Mr Martin Cooper of Hallam Polymer Engineering Ltd was re-elected Chairman. The following were also re-elected to the BRPPA Board:■ Mr Aissa Benarous, Chemical Innovations Ltd■ Dr Alex Celik, Rosehill Polymers Ltd■ Mr Ed Dowdall, Excel Polymers Ltd■ Mr John Haywood,...

Company name: The British Rubber and Polyurethane Products Association
Published On: Wednesday November 04th, 2015

 
Lapolla Industries Announces David Feitl as New Vice President of Sales

Lapolla Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that David Feitl has joined the company as the new Vice President of Sales reporting to CEO and President, Doug Kramer.Mr. Feitl has worked on the contracting side of the business as well as the manufacturing starting as a foam contractor and most recently as Director of Sales for the Building...

Company name: LaPolla Industries
Published On: Tuesday November 03rd, 2015

 
Nordmann, Rassmann hires new Head of Marketing

Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH announced that Dagmar Herzog-Pervier has been hired as Head of Strategic Marketing and Communications, with effect as of 1 October 2015.Among her main tasks is the support of the management board with the strategic positioning of the ever-growing company, as well as to provide operative marketing support to the sales units...

Company name: Nordmann Rassmann
Published On: Tuesday November 03rd, 2015

 
Axalta Announces Lori Ryerkerk Joins Board of Directors

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading provider of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to announce that Ms. Lori Ryerkerk has joined the company's Board of Directors. Ms. Ryerkerk is Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing for Royal Dutch Shell (Shell), based in the U.K., where she is responsible for the operations of all Shell refining and...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Tuesday November 03rd, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS
Polyurethane thickeners

The present invention relates to a process for preparing polyurethanes, which comprise at least three hydrophilic sections, at least four hydrophobic sections, optionally allophanate segments and/or isocyanurate segments and which are prepared in the presence of alkali(ne earth) metal carboxylates. The process may comprise using at least one...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> SOY BASED POLYOLS
Method for preparing novel natural oil based high temperature isocyanurate containing polyurethane...

Soy-based high temperature products, or thermoset resins, are produced by solvent free polymerization of soy polyols and polyisocyanates at room temperature. The ratio of isocyanate equivalents to polyol equivalent used in the synthesis is greater than or equal to 3. The invented soy-based products are polyisocyanurate solid materials with...

Company name: MCPU Polymer Engineering
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
Polyester polyols and methods of making and using the same

Polyester polyols are generally disclosed, including methods of making and using them. In some embodiments, the polyester polyols are incorporated into a block copolymer, such as a polyurethane block copolymer. In some embodiments, at least a portion of the polyurethane block copolymer is derived from a renewable source.

Company name: Elevance Renewable Sciences
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> POLYISOCYANATES
Hydrophilic polyisocyanates

The invention relates to water-soluble or water-dispersible, hydrophilic polyisocyanates and polyisocyanate mixtures, to a process for preparing them, and to their use as a starting component in the production of polyurethane polymers, more particularly as crosslinkers for water-soluble or water-dispersible film-forming binders, adhesives binders,...

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Process for producing polyurethane resin

A process for producing a polyurethane resin of the present invention includes a step (i) of obtaining a prepolymer by adding an alcohol (B) to isocyanate (A) such that a ratio of hydroxyl groups to isocyanato groups of the isocyanate (A) falls into a range of 10 mol % to 20 mol % and reacting the isocyanate (A) with the alcohol (B) in the presence...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Saturday November 07th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Ink compositions

Polyurethanes containing at least one bisphosphonate group, as well as related compositions, articles, and methods, are disclosed.

Company name: Cabot Corporation
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Binder compositions comprising lignin derivatives

The present disclosure provides an adhesive composition comprising derivatives of native lignin and an isocyanate-based binder such as methylene diphenyl diisocyanate. The present compositions may further comprise formaldehyde-based resins such as PF, UF, and MF. While not wishing to be bound by theory, it is believed that incorporating derivatives...

Company name: Fibria Innovations
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> ADHESIVES
Composition for adhesion layer used for multi-layered surface-treatment steel sheet

A composition for adhesion layer that is used for obtaining a multi-layered surface treatment steel sheet in which an adhesion layer is formed onto at least one surface of the steel sheet, and an upper layer and/or an intermediate layer which has a design and which contains a rust preventive pigment and/or a colored pigment is formed onto the...

Company name: Nihon Parkerizing
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Biostable polyurethanes

The present invention relates to a biostable polyurethane or polyurea comprising: (a) a soft segment comprising a polysiloxane of the general formula (I); and (b) greater than O and less than 40 wt % of a hard segment which is a reaction product of a diisocyanate and a linear difunctional chain extender, processes for their preparation and their...

Company name: AorTech International
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
Hydrolysable linkers and cross-linkers for absorbable polymers

The present invention relates to the discovery of new class of linear and multiarmed hydrolysable linkers and cross linkers for use in the synthesis of biodegradable polymers such as, polyesters, polyurethanes, polyamides, polyureas and degradable epoxy amine resin. The linear and multiarmed hydrolysable linkers of the present invention include...

Company name: Bezwada Biomedical
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Two-layer coating system having improved intercoat adhesion

A two-coat coating system for producing a two-coat coating, comprising (A) a composition of a transparent radiation-curable or radiation-curable and thermally curable clearcoat material, comprising at least one hydroxy-functional binder, and (B) a pigmented coating composition, the pigmented coating composition comprising at least one blocked,...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Solvent-free plural component spraying system and method

Solvent-free spraying system including methods and apparatus for spraying plural component materials without requiring the use of solvents to flush out equipment or as part of the materials being dispensed. Materials sprayed can have simultaneously widely varying viscosities, pressures, temperatures and ratios between two or more respective...

Company name: Castagra Products
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> COMPOSITE COATING
Polymer and graphene blended electroactive composite coating material and method for preparing the...

The present invention provides a polymer and graphene blended electroactive composite coating material and method for preparing the same. The composite coating material is a composite material formed by blending a specific polymer and graphene; where the specific polymer is formed by polymerization of (A) aniline oligomer and (B) amino reactive...

Company name: Chung Yuan Christian University
Published On: Saturday November 07th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PRIMER COATING
Polyurethane-based primer for enhancing adhesion of liquid toner

A water-based primer coating for use on paper and polymeric substrates is provided for enhancing the adhesion of liquid toner to the substrates, which are designed to be printed using an electrophotographic printing device. The primer coating includes an aliphatic polyurethane dispersion and an anionic wax emulsion, and is substantially free of...

Company name: Michelman
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Method of applying a polyurethane adhesive to a substrate

A system and method for applying a two-part adhesive to a substrate includes a prime mover for providing an output torque, a first pump connected to the prime mover for receiving the output torque, the first pump having an inlet and an outlet, a second pump connected to the prime mover for receiving the output torque, the second pump having an...

Company name: ADCO Products
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> UV CURABLE - PHOTOCURABLE
Photocurable adhesive composition and display device comprising same

The present invention relates to a photocurable adhesive composition. The photocurable adhesive composition comprises a urethane(meth)acrylate resin, a functional-group-containing polybutadiene, a photocurable monomer and a photoinitiator; and the functional group is either an epoxy group or a hydroxyl group. The photocurable adhesive composition...

Company name: Cheil Industries
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
Phase-segmented non-isocyanate elastomers

Elastomers are prepared from a reaction mixture that contains a polyene compound, an epoxy resin, a thiol curing agent and a basic catalyst. The polyene compound has an average of at least two groups containing aliphatic carbon-carbon double bonds capable of reaction with a thiol group. At least one of said aliphatic carbon-carbon double bonds is...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball and method for producing the same

An object of the present invention is to improve the abrasion resistance and controllability in a golf ball having a polyurethane cover containing a layered silicate or the exfoliated layer thereof. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a core and a cover covering the core, wherein the cover comprises a polyurethane resin having a...

Company name: Dunlop Sports
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
Multi-piece solid golf ball

A multi-piece solid golf ball comprising a core, an envelope layer encasing the core, an intermediate layer encasing the envelope layer, and a cover which encases the intermediate layer and has formed on a surface thereof a plurality of dimples, wherein the core is made primarily of a rubber material and has a diameter of at least 31 mm, the...

Company name: Bridgestone Sports
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
Golf balls having a multi-layered cover with a thermoplastic inner cover layer

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided. In one version, a five-piece ball having a two-layered core and three-layered cover is formed. Preferably, the inner core is made of a thermoset rubber composition and the outer core layer is made of a highly neutralized polymer (HNP) composition. The...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL>> ORTHOPAEDICS
Polyurethane useful for orthopedics external fixing system in complex environment and preparation...

A polyurethane used for orthopedics external fixing system in complex environment is obtained by reaction of mixture of polyether polyol with modified isocyanate in the weight ratio of 1:0.6-0.75. The modified isocyanate is obtained by reaction of polyphenylene polymethylene isocyanate with polyether glycol. The components and corresponding weight...

Company name:
Published On: Saturday November 07th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS>> LENS
Infrared absorbing spectacle lens and method for producing such lens

The invention is directed to a spectacle lens which contains an infrared absorbing agent, and which shows excellent infrared absorbing properties by minimizing deterioration and decomposition of the infrared absorbing agent, and as well as a method of producing such an optical lens. This infrared absorbing spectacle lens is formed by adding an...

Company name: Talex Optical
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> HOUSING>> FURNITURE SEAT CUSHIONS
Cushioning support device and method of making the same

A cushioning support device and a method for making the same are disclosed. The device comprises a first polyurethane foam having a non-slip sheet attached on a surface of the first foam, a second polyurethane foam having a resting sheet attached on a surface of the second foam, and a compound pressure-redistributing body. The first and second...

Company name: Forsound
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
CHEMISTRY
Reaction products containing hydroxyalkylterephthalates and methods of making and using same

The presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates generally to oligomeric reaction products formed by the depolymerization of polyethylene terephthalate polymers and methods thereof. More specifically, the presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates to oligomeric reaction products formed by the depolymerization...

Company name:
Published On: Saturday November 07th, 2015

 
Method for producing one-component moisture-curing polyurethane composition

A method for producing a one-pack moisture-curing polyurethane composition comprising the steps of: a mixing step of mixing a liquid component (A) containing a polyol compound and a powder component (B) containing a filler, and obtaining a paste-like mixture of the liquid component (A) and the powder component (B); a dehydration step of removing at...

Company name: The Yokohama Rubber Co
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
Hydrocarbon-based polymers comprising two end groups with 2-oxo-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl endings,...

Process for the preparation of a hydrocarbon polymer comprising two end groups having 2-oxo-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl final parts by ring opening metathesis in the presence of a metathesis catalyst, of a chain transfer agent comprising a carbonate ring and of a compound of formula comprising at least one C.sub.6-C.sub.16 ring having a carbon-carbon double...

Company name: Bostik
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
Biobased pre-polymers and uses thereof for preparing polymers which are of use as additives in a...

The present invention relates to the use of a compound having the following formula (I): ##STR00001## in which: A.sub.1 represents a divalent alkylene radical comprising from 2 to 20 carbon atoms; A.sub.2 represents a divalent alkylene radical comprising from 2 to 20 carbon atoms; A.sub.3 is selected from the group consisting of the following...

Company name: Université de Bordeaux
Published On: Friday November 06th, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Flame-retardant properties of nanoclay-filled thermoplastic polyurethane/polypropylene...

The flame retardancy, mechanical properties of a pure polypropylene (PP)/(thermoplastic polyurethane) (TPU) blend, and PP/TPU blends containing nanoclay as flame retardants, were investigated by the limiting oxygen index (LOI) test, vertical burning test (UL-94), rate of burning test (ASTM D 635), and their effect on relevant mechanical properties....

Company name: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
Investigation of the Kinetics of Curing Reaction for the Resin Matrix Polymer Composite Based on...

Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy is a rapid and nondestructive method for the simultaneous measurement of different constituents in resin matrix polymer composites. This strategy has been applied in the synthesis of resin matrix polymer composites. In this article, we mainly review the control of curing reaction kinetics of the phenolic, epoxy...

Company name: Harbin Institute of Technology
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Preparation and characterization of aqueous polyurethane oil/polyacrylate latex interpenetrating...

A series of aqueous polyurethane oil (network I)/polyacrylate (network II) latex interpenetrating polymer networks (LIPNs) were synthesized via the technology of latex interpenetrating polymer network combined seed emulsion polymerization process. Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, laser particle size distributing analyzer and...

Company name: Hebei University of Science and Technology
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Micromechanical Viscoelastic Analysis of Flax Fiber Reinforced Bio-Based Polyurethane Composites

In this study, a novel, bio-based polyol was used in the formulation of a polyurethane (PU) matrix for a composite material where flax fiber was used as the reinforcement. The viscoelastic properties of the matrix and flax fiber were determined by a linear viscoelastic model through experimentation and the results were used as input for the...

Company name: North Dakota State University
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
CHEMISTRY
Preparation and Characterization of Polyurethane Copolymer Grafted with Polystyrene Side Chains

A polyurethane series containing grafted polystyrene and a Control series with free polystyrene were prepared, and their spectroscopic, thermal, tensile, shape-memory, and low-temperature flexibility properties were compared. The grafted polystyrene significantly reduced the ΔHc and also reduced the crystallization peaks of the polyurethane...

Company name: Inje University
Published On: Monday November 09th, 2015

 
 

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