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  Issue-580 - November 16, 2015   Recommend
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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> PLATICIZER
Perstorp committed to DPHP in North America

To increase support for its DPHP plasticizer customers in North America, Perstorp has secured a permanent storage tank for its Emoltene 100 (DPHP) plasticizer, which is expected to be operational from the beginning of 2016. The bulk tank located in New Jersey will result in shorter lead times and delivery times, and a very reliable supply of our...

Company name: Perstorp
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
AHFA urges national adoption of California flammability standard

The American Home Furnishings Alliance has petitioned the Consumer Product Safety Commission to adopt a national mandatory upholstered furniture flammability standard that mirrors performance standards and test methods prescribed by California's Technical Bulletin 117- 2013.The organization said it filed this petition on Oct. 30 on behalf of a...

Company name: The American Home Furnishings Alliance
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> FILLERS
Lehigh Technologies Wins 2015 iChemE Award for Sustainable Technology

Lehigh Technologies, a specialty chemicals company that that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), today announced that it won the prestigious iChemE Global Award for Sustainable Technology. Lehigh Technologies was recognized for its submission, "Micronized rubber powder - green for free," which details how the company has developed and...

Company name: Lehigh Technologies
Published On: Tuesday November 10th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Elevance presents latest findings on C18 polyols at polyurethanes conference

At the recent Center for the Polyurethanes Industry 2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference in Orlando, FL, specialty chemicals company Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc. (Woodridge, IL) presented the latest findings on its C18 polyols for bio-based polyurethane. The presenter, Allyson Beuhler, received the award for best paper in the Renewable...

Company name: Elevance Renewable Sciences
Published On: Tuesday November 10th, 2015

 
Creating a greener future through bio-based polyol

In today's society we rely heavily on the petrochemical industry, because not only are fossil fuels used to power vehicles and heat homes, but petrochemicals are used to make many of the materials which we rely on, such as the polyurethane foams that are used to insulate buildings.As the world moves toward greener, more sustainable technology,...

Company name: ASTech
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYCAPROLACTONE
World's first renewable Capa for Bioplastics

Perstorp is today introducing renewable Capa for Bioplastics, the world's first of its kind. This is a concept which builds on the Capa Lactide technology, which enables a high renewable content in combination with vast opportunities to develop products with optimized performance for different bioplastic applications.There is a strong trend...

Company name: Perstorp
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> ALIPHATIC
Wanhua chemical announces cooperation with Sapici (S.P.A)

The Wanhua Chemical Group, a global leader in the production and sales of Polyurethanes and Petrochemicals, today announced a distribution and tolling cooperation for aliphatic poly-isocyanates with Sapici (S.P.A). Sapici is a well recognized manufacturer and marketer of raw materials for use in Coatings and Adhesives located in Milan, Italy.Under...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Monday November 16th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
BBVA Saves Energy Using Composite Sun Panels Fabricated from Scott Bader Advanced Materials

The new digital banking group BBVA headquarters building in Madrid, designed by architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, is kept cooler using composite sun panels which are an integral part of the contemporary new building façade.Summer temperatures in Madrid can reach over 300DEGC by midday, so having innovative, environmentally friendly ways to...

Company name: Scott Bader Composites
Published On: Tuesday November 10th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
First stir it! Then use it.

ALBERDINGK PUR MATT 970, the brandnew innovation of Alberdingk Boley, is a polyurethane dispersion with inherent matt film surface. Application in super matt floor coatings, varnishes or paints.Unbelievable how easy it is to homogenise, simply by stirring - even in IBC-lots!

Company name: Alberdingk Boley, Inc
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Preparing Your Old Concrete Floors For New Industrial Urethane Floor Coatings

Nothing brings out the aesthetic qualities of concrete quite like shiny urethane floor coatings. This process can completely rejuvenate the appearance of aging concrete floors while protecting them from impacts, oils, dirt and abrasion.Before beautiful new urethane floor coatings can be applied, the old concrete surface must be prepped. Otherwise,...

Company name: CPC Floor Coatings
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
Specialty Coatings, Polyurethane & Polyurea Applications in Saudi Arabia

Aqualife is proud to announce the representation of SPI Inc, a USA company, at the region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The last 40 years, SPI is active on specialty coatings, Polyurea and Polyurethane applications. SPI has joined forces with Aqualife to bring innovative and high end waterproofing and protective coating solutions to every...

Company name: Aqualife
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Huntsman Raising Performance in Assembly Operations

Huntsman Advanced Materials is striving to continue to provide unique bonding technologies that create value for its customers and by drawing upon its 60 years heritage as innovators in high performance adhesive technology, it has developed a comprehensive range of adhesives to provide solutions to the large majority of design issues that engineers...

Company name: Huntsman Advanced Materials
Published On: Tuesday November 10th, 2015

 
The Comprehensive Guide To: Polyurethane Adhesives

Polyurethane is a type of polymer that first appeared in Europe in 1937. They actually belong to a group called 'reaction polymers', which includes epoxies, and they are a fairly diverse group of chemicals with many different subcategories.Some polyurethanes are catalysts, helping chemical reactions to happen faster, while others are used to make...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday November 12th, 2015

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Dieffenbacher Supplies Two State-of-the-Art HP-RTM Plants to Kangde Composite Co., Ltd.

In October, the Chinese plastics specialist Kangde Composite Co., Ltd. signed a contract for two fully automated HP-RTM plants for the manufacture of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic components for the automotive industry. This is already the second major order for state-of-the-art production lines for lightweight components from China within a...

Company name: Dieffenbacher
Published On: Thursday November 12th, 2015

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> NANOMATERIALS
Study increases efficiency of polyurethane nanocomposites

Polyurethane nanocomposites can now be used more efficiently thanks to the study done by Dr. Mehdi Barikani, a faculty member at Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute.Funded by Iran National Science Foundation (INSF), the study aimed at optimizing the efficiency of Nanocomposites Polyurethane by using nanoparticles of diamond.Polyurethanes are...

Company name: Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
SPI's Training Class FREE DEMO FRIDAY - Featuring GRACO EcoQuip Vapor Abrasive Blast Equipment

These units come as standalone machines that can go in a truck or trailer, or complete trailer systems with compressor and generator included. Applicators can now turn to SPI for surface prep equipment! And the EcoQuip system utilizes water along with the blast media to greatly reduce dust, which is often a concern while blasting.DEMONSTRATION DAY...

Company name: Specialty Products, Inc
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING
Fire performance of thermal insulation products in end-use conditions: New Factsheet available

PU Europe releases 3 new Fire safety factsheets available on-line:■ Factsheet 24C Fire performance of thermal insulation products in end-use conditions - Room fire test of an insulated internal plasterboard wall■ Factsheet 24B Fire performance of thermal insulation products in end use conditions - Insulation of façades with external...

Company name: PU Europe
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> BEDDING
Mattress maker Sound Sleep Products earns patent

Mattress manufacturer Sound Sleep Products was granted a patent for STA-Fresh, a breathable, foam comfort layer for mattresses. Originally a component in the company's AGT gel memory-foam beds, STA-Fresh now is used across a broader array of Sound Sleep beds.The patented technology consists of two interlocking pieces of foam "engineered in a way …...

Company name: Sound Sleep Products
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
Sinomax USA Plant To Bring 350 Jobs To La Vergne

A Chinese-owned company that makes memory-foam mattresses and pillows announced plans Tuesday to create 350 jobs with a new factory in La Vergne, southeast of Nashville.Gov. Bill Haslam was on hand to herald the $28 million investment from Sinomax, which has been in business for 15 years. Haslam said this is the most jobs that a Chinese-owned...

Company name: Sinomax USA
Published On: Thursday November 12th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS
Covestro and ISOTEX announce joint program to promote waterborne PU technology for textiles

ISOTEX Engineering, a SANTEX GROUP company, announces a joint program with Covestro to develop and market technologies for PU synthetics, technical textiles, films and foams based on INSQIN waterborne polyurethane technology.ISOTEX Engineering has announced a new agreement with Covestro, using INSQIN technology to develop total solutions for the...

Company name: Covestro - Product Center Polyurethanes
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AERONAUTIC / AEROSPACE
Leading high-density polyurethane foam supplier also featuring its build-to-print capabilities

General Plastics Manufacturing Company is exhibiting at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA 2015) November 17th - 19th in Las Vegas, NV, Booth C13047. The company's LAST-A-FOAM FR-3800 FST/OSU compliant polyurethane foam core as well as its build-to-print capabilities for aerospace applications will take center stage at the...

Company name: General Plastics
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Sadara chemicals complex nears completion

Sadara, a joint venture (JV) developed by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company, is currently in advanced stages of constructing the largest chemicals complex ever built worldwide in Jubail Industrial City, in Saudi Arabia. Dow polyurethane business regional commercial leader for sub-Saharan Africa Mohammed Sami...

Company name: Sadara Chemical Company
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
Covestro's positive momentum continues

Following a successful third quarter, materials manufacturer Covestro sees confirmation of its confidence for the full fiscal year. The company, which was recently listed on the stock market, expects a substantial increase in profitability in 2015. Free operating cash flow is on track for a new record and net income for the third quarter improved...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
From Inspiration to Innovation: PolyOne Launches All New Website

PolyOne today celebrated the unveiling and launch of its new corporate website, www.PolyOne.com. Offering enhanced, customer-centric content and intuitive navigation, the new PolyOne.com is built to be a resource for those seeking information about PolyOne solutions, services and ideas. "We know our customers are always looking to online sources...

Company name: PolyOne Corp
Published On: Tuesday November 10th, 2015

 
BASF expands scope of innovation in Asia Pacific

BASF is substantially expanding the scope of its research and development (R&D) capabilities in Asia Pacific, with a series of initiatives to bring innovation closer to customers in the region. Overall, BASF aims to locate around a quarter of its global R&D activities in Asia Pacific.Second phase of BASF Innovation Campus Asia Pacific (Shanghai)The...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Tuesday November 10th, 2015

 
PEOPLE
ALH Systems announces the appointments of Peter Scott and Andy Vine as Business Development Managers

ALH Systems Limited, a leading OEM specialising in the development, design and manufacture of safe cost-effective repair and flowstopping systems to the gas industry, is pleased to announce the appointments of Peter Scott and Andy Vine as Business Development Managers.Peter has worked in the pipeline industry for in excess of 30 years and is a...

Company name: ALH Systems.
Published On: Wednesday November 11th, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Flame-retardant urethane resin composition

A flame-retardant urethane resin composition comprises a polyisocyanate compound, a polyol compound, a trimerization catalyst, a foaming agent, a foam stabilizer, and an additive, in which the trimerization catalyst is at least one selected from the group consisting of a nitrogen-containing aromatic compound, a carboxylic acid alkali metal salt, a...

Company name: Sekisui Chemical Co.
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Foams and articles made from foams containing HCFO or HFO blowing agents

Provided are a thermal insulating foam comprising thermal polymer having a plurality of closed cells and a gaseous composition contained in a plurality of said closed cells, said gaseous composition comprising trans-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene and a second component selected from the group consisting of cyclopentane, isopentane, n-pentane and...

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS
Catalysts for polyurethane coating compounds

The present invention relates to new catalysts for curing solventborne or solvent-free coating compositions, such as 2-component polyurethane coating materials or 2-component polyurethane adhesives.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Cellulose resin and process for producing the same

A cellulose resin produced by binding cellulose or a derivative thereof and cardanol or a derivative thereof by using a hydroxy group of the cellulose or a derivative thereof and a hydroxy group of the cardanol or a derivative thereof, in which carbon atoms to which the hydroxy groups are bound are mutually linked via a carbonate bond or urethane...

Company name: NEC Corporation
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
Radiation curable aqueous compositions with reversible drying

The present invention relates to an aqueous resin composition (I) comprising at least one polymerizable ethylenically unsaturated polyurethane polymer (A), optionally, at least one polymerizable ethylenically unsaturated compound (B) different from (A), and optionally, at least one neutralizing agent (C); wherein the polyurethane polymer (A) has a...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> THERMOSETS
Thermosetting resin composition

The present invention provides a cross-linkable functionalized isocyanate composition comprising (1) a functionalized isocyanate product being the reaction product of (i) an isocyanate component having at least two isocyanate groups and (ii) an ethylenically unsaturated component having at least one functional group that is reactive with an...

Company name:
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Aqueous ink jet ink compositions and uses

Aqueous ink jet ink compositions are used for ink jet printing colorless, colored or invisible images on receiver elements. These compositions contain a dispersion of an unsaturated natural oil and a water compatible polyurethane. The unsaturated oil dispersion is prepared from conventional surfactants or a polyurethane dispersing agent. The...

Company name: Eastman Kodak
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
Conductive ink composition, method for producing conductive patterns, and conductive circuit

[Object] To provide a conductive ink composition which allows formation of a high resolution conductive pattern, and which can provide a high conductivity pattern by firing at a lower temperature and in a shorter time. [Solution] The aforementioned object is achieved by including a conductive filler, an epoxy compound, a blocked polyisocyanate in...

Company name: DIC Corporation
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
FOAMS
Isocyanate-based polymer foam having improved flame retardant properties

There is described an isocyanate-based polymer foam having a V-0 rating according to Underwriters' Laboratories Standard 94 Flammability Test after aging of separate samples of the foam (i) for 168 hours at 150.degree. C., and (ii) for 600 hours at 120.degree. C. The foam may be in the form of a molded foam or a slabstock foam. The foam may be used...

Company name: Proprietect
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Rigid polyurethane foam having excellent insulating properties and method for preparing the same

The present invention provides rigid polyurethane foam comprising thermally expandable particles which are displaced to penetrate a strut of a structure of the polyurethane foam so that the particles are exposed into one or more cells of the polyurethane foam during foaming. Further, the rigid polyurethane foam can comprise hollow thermally...

Company name: Cheil Industries
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
FOAMS>> RIGID>> POLYISOCYANURATE FOAMS
Polyisocyanurate composition

Polyisocyanurate foam composition, articles comprising the composition and a method of making the composition are described. The polyisocyanurate foam composition comprises the reaction product of a polyisocyanate compound; and a first polyester polyol comprising the residue of orthophthalic acid; a second polyester polyol comprising the residue of...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Intumescent composition

An intumescent composition which comprises a polymer selected from a silane-terminated polyurethane or a silane-terminated polyether, a plasticizer that is compatible with the polymer and an intumescent ingredient. Processes of forming a cured intumescent substance, and methods of fire protecting a building are also provided.

Company name: Tremco Illbruck Coatings
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FILMS
Dielectric polyurethane film

The present invention relates to a process for producing a dielectric polyurethane film, in which at least the following steps are performed continuously: I) a mixture comprising: a) a compound containing isocyanate groups and having a content of isocyanate groups of >10% by weight and .ltoreq.50% by weight, b) a compound containing...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE / RADIATION-CURABLE
UV- and thermally curing clearcoat composition for automotive refinishing

An UV- and thermally curable, solventborne clearcoat material suitable for automotive refinishing comprises: (A) at least one polyhydroxy-functional poly(meth)acrylate having grafted-on unsaturated (meth)acrylate side groups, (B) at least one polyisocyanate-functional, poly(meth)acrylate-functional aliphatic urethane, (C) at least one...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
Coating method and hardener for polyurethane paint

[Problem] In a coating method of a two-coat one-bake system where a clear coat paint is coated after a base coat paint is coated, then these two coated layers are simultaneously hardened, adhesive strength between the two coated layers is to increase in comparison with the conventional method. [Solution] Provided is a coating method; A specific...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
Method of forming a multi-layer paint film

A method of forming multi-layer paint films comprises forming a first base paint film, wherein an aqueous first base paint (A) is coated over an object; forming a second base paint film wherein a second aqueous base paint (B) is coated over the uncured first base paint film; forming a clear paint film wherein a clear paint (C) is coated over the...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Two-component water-based compositions that produce high gloss polyurethane coatings with good...

Two-component water-based coating compositions are described. The coating compositions include a mixture of components that includes: (a) an aqueous dispersion of a resin comprising functional groups reactive with isocyanates; and (b) a hydrophilicized polyisocyanate. The mixture includes (i) propylene carbonate that is present in the mixture in an...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Gas transmitting polyurethane adhesive

A two-part, solvent-free laminating adhesive including a Part A that is a liquid mixture of a first polyol and a hydroxyl functional acrylic polymer having a molecular weight of no greater than 15,000 g/mole, and a Part B that is an isocyanate-terminated polyurethane prepolymer. The adhesive is especially suited for making flexible laminates for...

Company name: HB Fuller
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
Solid, self-bondable isocyanate-containing organic polymers and methods for using same

Solid, non-melting polyurethanes having a glass transition temperature of at least 40.degree. C. and free isocyanate groups are self-bonding materials that are useful in a variety of adhesive and molding operations. Under conditions of heat and moisture, these polyurethanes will self-bond. The polyurethanes can be used as adhesive coatings, which...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> STRUCTURAL ADHESIVE
Structural epoxy resin adhesives containing chain-extended elastomeric tougheners capped with...

Structural adhesives are prepared from a chain extended elastomeric toughener that contains urethane and/or urea groups, and have terminal isocyanate groups that are capped with a phenol, a polyphenol or an aminophenol compound. The adhesives have very good storage stability and cure to form cured adhesives that have good lap shear and impact peel...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
A polyester polyurethane material with long term hydrolysis resistance

The present invention relates to a polyester polyurethane material with long term hydrolysis resistance which is prepared from perchlorates and a polyester polyol comprising structure unit I, II, and III. The polyester polyurethane material having a mole ratio of structure unit II to III of 1:1.5 to 1.5:1 has better long term hydrolysis resistance....

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> MICROCELLULAR
Polyurethanes and polyurethane-ureas having improved properties

A microcellular polyurethane or polyurethane-urea foam elastomer includes the reaction product of (A) with (B) and/or water, a blowing agent, a catalyst forming urethane and/or ureic groups wherein: (A) is a prepolymer having a --NCO free group content included between 2%-25% (% w/w), which includes the reaction product of (a1) one or more...

Company name: Tecnoelastomeri
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Thermoplastic polyurethane comprising, as plasticizer, glycerol esterified with at least one...

The invention provides a thermoplastic polyurethane with at least one plasticizer, where at least one first plasticizer (i) is based on glycerol, and at least one hydroxy group of the glycerol has been esterified with a monocarboxylic acid (ii) which comprises 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 carbon atoms, more preferably 2, 3, or 4 carbon atoms, and very...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
Reinforced thermoplastic resin composition and molded article

A reinforced thermoplastic resin composition including: a polycarbonate resin (A); a graft copolymer (B) obtained by polymerizing a monomer mixture including an aromatic alkenyl compound monomer (a) and a vinyl cyanide compound monomer (b) in the presence of a rubbery polymer (B1); a glass fiber (D) which is surface-treated with a water-soluble...

Company name: UMG ABS
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Thermoset composite material and structural component and method of making the same from engineered...

A thermoset composite material and composite railroad crosstie fabricated from the thermoset composite material that comprises a substantially homogeneous blend of an amount of vulcanized rubber particles, polyurea binding agent and urea melamine. The thermoset composite material may also contain a granulated silica material. The thermoset...

Company name: Encell Composites
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
Production of fibre composite component part based on aluminium and polyurethane

A method of producing a fibre composite component part has the following steps: a) providing two or more metal sheets each comprising an aluminium material; b) providing at least one textile fabric; c) providing an anhydrous mixture having one or more than one hardener having a uretdione having an NCO functionality of not less than two, one or more...

Company name: Evonik Industries
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
Production of fibre composite component part based on steel and polyurethane

A method of producing a fibre composite component part, contains the following steps: a) providing two or more steel sheets; b) providing at least one textile fabric; c) providing an anhydrous mixture having one or more than one hardener containing a uretdione having an NCO functionality of not less than two, one or more than one binder having...

Company name: Evonik Industries
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> MOLDED TIRES
Molded tire having different tread material

A molded tire may include a support structure having an inner circumferential portion and an outer circumferential portion. The inner circumferential portion may be configured to be associated with a hub. The molded tire may also include a tread portion associated with the outer circumferential portion of the support structure, wherein the tread...

Company name: Caterpillar
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC>> POLISHING PAD
Polishing pad, manufacturing method therefor, and method for manufacturing a semiconductor device

A polishing pad having a polishing layer comprising a thermoset polyurethane foam, wherein the thermoset polyurethane foam contains, as raw material components, an isocyanate component, and active-hydrogen-containing compounds, and the active-hydrogen-containing compounds comprise one or more polyol compounds (each) having two or more functional...

Company name: Toyo Tire and Rubber Co
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf balls having foam center containing clay particulate

Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core made of a foamed composition and a cover are provided. Preferably, the core is dual-layered having has a foam inner core (center) and surrounding thermoset or thermoplastic outer core layer. Preferably, a polyurethane foam composition containing mineral filler particulate, for example, nanoclay particles,...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL
Process of synthesis asymmetric polyurethane based membranes with hemocompatibility characteristics...

The present invention refers to polymeric membranes and its synthesis with combination of innovative characteristics at the level of the bi-soft segment polyurethane material and at the level of the structure as integral asymmetric membranes. The hemocompability properties--non-hemolytic, non-thrombogenic and no platelet adhesion--combined with the...

Company name: Instituto Superior Tecnico
Published On: Friday November 13th, 2015

 
GELS
Thin gel gasket and a method of making and using the same

A thin, cured gel gasket is disclosed, including methods of making the thin gel gasket and the use of the thin gel gasket in an aircraft joint. In one embodiment, the thin gel gasket has no skeleton or other structure and is comprised of only a cured polyurethane gel and has a thickness of less than about 12 mill. It is manufactured using a release...

Company name: Aviation Devices & Electronic Components
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
CHEMISTRY
Manufacturing of nitrogen-containing materials

It has been discovered that waste cross-linked polymer materials both synthetic (scrap tire rubber, used polyurethane, and epoxy and phenol resins in discarded printed circuit boards) and natural (wood biomass, keratin, and chitin) can be conveniently depolymerized at slightly elevated temperatures and moderate pressures by the action of a liquid...

Company name: Gestalt Chemical Products
Published On: Saturday November 14th, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Evaluation of Mechanical, Thermal, and Morphological Behaviors of Polyurethane/Mahua Seed Cake Green...

To know the possibility of using Indian butter tree seed waste (mahua seed cake [MSC]) as a filler in the production of value-added product such as polyurethane (PU) green composites, a series of PU composites have been fabricated with varying amounts, namely, 0, 2.5, 5.0, 7.5, and 10 wt%, of MSC, and their effects on the physicomechanical...

Company name: University of Mysore Manasagangotri
Published On: Monday November 16th, 2015

 
CHEMISTRY
A Single Molecular Diels-Alder Crosslinker for Achieving Recyclable Cross-Linked Polymers

A triol-functional crosslinker combining the thermoreversible properties of Diels-Alder (DA) adducts in one molecule is designed, synthesized, and used as an ideal substitute of a traditional crosslinker to prepare thermal recyclable cross-linked polyurethanes with excellent mechanical properties and recyclability in a very simple and efficient...

Company name: Nankai University
Published On: Monday November 16th, 2015

 
Preparation and electrochromic properties of two series of polyurethanes containing separated...

Two series of novel aromatic polyurethanes containing triphenylamine derivatives were synthesized via polycondensation of 4-(3,6-diisocyanato-9H-carbazol-9-yl) aniline, N,N-bis(4-isocyanatophenyl) benzene-1,4-diamine with various dihydroxy monomers such as phenolphthalein, 2,2-bis (4-hydroxyphenyl) -propane, 4,4'-dihydroxybiphenyl, 4, 4'-bishydroxy...

Company name: Heilongjiang University
Published On: Thursday November 12th, 2015

 
 

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