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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
SDK Launches New Multipurpose Isocyanate Monomer AOI-VMTM

Showa Denko K.K. has developed a new grade of high-performance isocyanate monomer "Karenz AOITM" (2- acryloyloxyethylisocyanate), which is widely used as various types of resists applicable to production processes of electronics. The new grade product named "AOI-VMTM" is designed for general industrial use. SDK will put AOI-VMTM on the market by...

Company name: Showa Denko
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> MDI
Covestro optimizing MDI production in Europe

Plan is to close the MDI plant in Tarragona, but retain the site as chemical park and center for Polyurethane systemsThe continuous optimization of its production operations worldwide is a key component of the Covestro strategy. The objective is to operate the most efficient facilities in its competitive environment. In this context, Covestro...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
Go From Spray-Up to Drill & Trim in 30 Minutes, Increasing Production and Profits, with TSE-EcoSpray...

Go from Spray-Up to Drill & Trim in Just 30 Minutes, Increasing Production and Profits, with TSE-EcoSpray Polyurethane Resin! The benefits of switching from styrene polyester resins to TSE-EcoSpray 450C, our styrene-free, two-part sprayable polyurethane resin that reinforces monolithic cast acrylic and ABS co-extruded sheet, are huge! Best of all,...

Company name: TSE Industries
Published On: Thursday December 03rd, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Axalta starts construction on Asia Pacific Technology Center in China

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has today commenced construction of its Asia Pacific Technology Center (APTC) that will develop coating technologies designed to provide customers in China and the greater Asia-Pacific region with the best and latest products and services.Officiating at today's...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Tuesday December 01st, 2015

 
Axalta shares insights on coating technology and sustainable innovation at Campus Talk in Shanghai...

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today presented a Campus Talk at Jiaotong University at which Axalta's Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Barry Snyder, unraveled the underlying technology in which the company invests in order to formulate high-performance and sustainable coating solutions.Jiaotong...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Monday November 30th, 2015

 
HMG pick up leading industry award

HMG Paints went back to Manchester with the coveted Coatings Care Overall Best Performer Award from the 2015 annual British Coatings Federation Awards evening. Coatings Care is a voluntary programme and the objective is to improve the performance of the Coatings industry in the fields of the environment, safety, health, distribution and product...

Company name: HMG Paints
Published On: Tuesday December 01st, 2015

 
AkzoNobel opens $10 million research facility in the US

AkzoNobel has opened a new research, development and innovation (RD&I) center in Strongsville, Ohio, in the United States. The $10 million facility will support several of the company's Performance Coatings businesses, including coil, extrusion and packaging coatings.Featuring full testing, scale-up and analytical capabilities, it will house more...

Company name: Akzo Nobel
Published On: Tuesday December 01st, 2015

 
Hybrid Coating moves closer to commercialisation

Hybrid Coating Technologies is moving closer to commercialising one of its products, it said.It has finalised negotiations with its Fortune 500 partner and expects to execute an agreement within around 30 days, it said.Revenues to Hybrid from the sale of this product could reach US$20mln a year.Hybrid is the exclusive licensee of Green Polyurethane...

Company name: Hybrid Coating Technologies
Published On: Thursday December 03rd, 2015

 
Researchers Receive DOE Funding to Develop Infrared-Reflective Coating

A research effort led by the University of Colorado Boulder to develop an inexpensive, "do-it-yourself" coating to retrofit energy-inefficient windows in residential and commercial buildings has been given a $4 million boost over three years by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).The funding will be used to develop a paintable, infrared-reflective...

Company name: University of Colorado Boulder
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
Valspar Launches New Website for Architectural Coatings

With ease of use and aesthetics as top priorities, Valspar recently launched a new website for its coil and extrusion division. Keeping the same domain, the new website provides an easy-to-navigate layout that is both fresh and functional for visitors. From architects to installers, the new design addresses the needs of all end-users.With a focus...

Company name: Valspar architectural coatings
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Henkel Polybit unveils innovative products

Henkel Polybit Industries (HPIL), a leading manufacturer of waterproofing and construction chemical products in the Gulf region, launched an update of its innovative concept 'The Watertite system,' at the recent Big 5 show in Dubai.The product has been derived from HPIL's vast knowledge and experience in the region with production and development...

Company name: Henkel Polybit
Published On: Thursday December 03rd, 2015

 
MasterTop PUre floor design - support and inspiration with decorative flooring solutions by BASF

The MasterTop PUre floor design campaign provides support for designers and architects to select appropriate seamless polyurethane floor systems for their projects. The main advantages are: information at a glance, specially developed and inspiring color schemes and interactive tools that support choosing and contacting the right experts. MasterTop...

Company name: BASF Master Builders Solutions
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> CONFORMAL COATINGS
Electrolube to demonstrate its materials expertise at India's LED Expo

Electrolube, has taken a booth at India's focus event for manufacturers of high-efficiency LED luminaires and lighting systems. LED Expo is India's premier event serving the country's growing LED lighting industry, and Electrolube will demonstrate its commitment to the region and this important growth sector, showing a range of specialist products...

Company name: Electrolube
Published On: Tuesday December 01st, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
EOC Group Adhesive Division start up plant Spain

The EOC Group announces the opening of a new production plant for adhesives in Spain, more specifically in the town of Algar de Palancia which is located in the north of Valencia. The factory will start operating in January 2016 and will produce water-based adhesives such as polyvinyl acetate, polyvinyl alcohol and vegetable starch and dextrin...

Company name: EOC Group
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Ask Dr. Dave: Should we consider silicones or polyurethanes for our construction applications?

Polyureas tend to be a little more expensive than polyurethanes, but their fast cure and outstanding properties often outweigh this.■ Question: We need a fast-curing sealant with water resistance and high flexibility for some construction applications. Should we consider silicones or polyurethanes?■ Answer: You can use fast-curing...

Company name: ASI
Published On: Wednesday December 02nd, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
4 Impressive Urethane Properties you never knew about

Over the past several decades, Urethane has swiftly become the material of choice for so many of today's performance-driven applications, and with good reason. Urethane offers unmatched mechanical and physical properties, excelling where other materials fail. The simple truth is, urethane can be formulated to be lighter, stronger, faster, quieter,...

Company name: Mearthane Products
Published On: Thursday December 03rd, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> DISPENSING UNITS>> SPRAY FOAM
Handi-Gun II, Revolutionizing the Way You Spray

Fomo recently launched the new Handi-Gun II dispensing unit, through Comfort Rx, designed specifically as an innovation that improves the contractors experience, based on user feedback and preferences. With a new gun, it is important to understand the features and how each can benefit you.How Handi-Gun II benefits you■ Better Control:The new...

Company name: Fomo Products, Inc
Published On: Thursday December 03rd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> ROOFING & FLOORING SURFACES
RUPCO aims to resolve lead problem in Kingston's Lace Mill apartments by end of 2015

The problem of lead found in the cracks of wood floors in the newly opened Lace Mill apartment building should be resolved by the end of the year, the head of RUPCO said Monday.Kevin O'Connor, the housing agency's chief executive officer, said the problem first was brought to RUPCO's attention in late September. He said the Ulster County Department...

Company name: RUPCO
Published On: Tuesday December 01st, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Choosing Between Spray Foam Insulation or Fiberglass

In the world that we live in, energy efficiency has become a necessary component for overall home performance. In order to reduce energy consumption and maintain an ideal indoor home climate, proper insulation is required. It is perhaps the most effective way to stay cool during the grueling summer months and warm during the harsh winter season...

Company name: SprayFoam.com
Published On: Tuesday December 01st, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> PANELS
Isopan opens in Mexico

The internationalisation plan of Isopan, a European leader in the production of insulation panels for buildings, marks another achievement: on 3 December in Silao, in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, the company inaugurated its 7th production plant in the world. The site is located on a total area of 55,000 sq m, of which 14,000 are built in the...

Company name: Isopan
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
The driving force of productivity and safety

Drivers and automakers look at cars a little differently. Drivers want vehicles to be safe, while automakers desire ways to produce car components more efficiently. While drivers and automakers may differ in this sense, there is one component that satisfies both of these needs: carbon fiber-reinforced polyurethane composites. In fact, these...

Company name: Covestro - Product Center Polyurethanes
Published On: Wednesday December 02nd, 2015

 
Life in the fast lane

From All Wheel Drive to winter driving woes, the latest Life in the Fast Lane discusses it all. We caught up with Dr. Brian Neal, technical manager Flexible Molded Application Development, Covestro, following his presentation at the recent Polyurethanes Technical Conference.Describe your typical day at work. What are your most important job...

Company name: Covestro - Product Center Polyurethanes
Published On: Wednesday December 02nd, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Wilson Staff is releasing the world's softest urethane ball - the DX3 Urethane.

The new 55 compression product expands on the DX line, encompassing the 29 compression DX2 Soft and the 35 compression DX3 Spin, and is designed to provide a softer feel, while also offering distance and control."We've been working on a low compression solution for urethane covers since we introduced the original DX2 a decade ago, said Frank...

Company name: Wilson
Published On: Tuesday December 01st, 2015

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Bostik Opens New Production Facility and Training Center in Dallas, Texas

Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for construction, consumer and industrial manufacturing markets, has announced the opening of its new Dallas plant, one of many strategic plants being built around the globe. This site will produce ceramic tile adhesives (CTA) and floor preparation products."We are pleased to expand our manufacturing...

Company name: Bostik
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
BASF and SINOPEC start up new production plant for Neopentylglycol in Nanjing, China

BASF and SINOPEC have commenced production of Neopentylglycol (NPG) at the state-of-the art Verbund site, BASF-YPC Co., Ltd., a 50-50 joint venture in Nanjing, China. Commercial products are now ready for delivery to customers. The new plant has an annual capacity of 40,000 metric tons."With this new plant, we are responding to our customers'...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
PU Europe welcomes circular economy package

The circular economy package tabled by the Commission offers a combination of binding targets and clarified or improved framework conditions. The proposals should help to move our societies away from land-filling and towards significantly increased resource efficiency. A number of improvements are required to make this happen. The Commission's...

Company name: PU Europe
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
Covestro promoted to the MDAX

Covestro will be among the 80 most important listed companies in Germany. Roughly two months after its flotation, the materials manufacturer will be included in the MDAX stock market index as of December 21. Deutsche Borse AG made the announcement Thursday evening. The MDAX is composed of 50 companies in the prime standard segment ranking just...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
Isothane's new website is live

Isothane's new website is live and ready to help you find the information you need on our polyurethane products. Our team are always on hand to help provide technical information, sales support and to discuss the best way to achieve your goals.

Company name: Isothane Ltd
Published On: Thursday December 03rd, 2015

 
SK Terminates license agreement to utilize Metex technology for new bio-PDO project

SK Chemicals has decided to terminate a license agreement with Metabolic Explorer (Metex) and discontinue an industrialization project for a bio-based 1,3-propanediol (PDO) facility planned to be built at SK's site in Ulsan, South Korea. The proposed bio-PDO plant was to be based on Metex technology, which optimizes the fermentation of renewable...

Company name: Metabolic Explorer
Published On: Wednesday December 02nd, 2015

 
PDA Europe Annual Conference 2015

The Polyurea Development Association Europe, PDA Europe held its 9th Annual Conference from Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 November in Berlin, Germany. The event brought together 109 participants from 22 different countries including Macedonia, Turkey and Russia. Over two and a half days, an impressive variety of case studies and courses were presented...

Company name: PDA Europe
Published On: Tuesday December 01st, 2015

 
PEOPLE
Change to the Group Executive Board

Andreas Kolf is to become the new Head of Business Group Asia and a member of the Group Executive Board of Autoneum Holding Ltd on March 1, 2016. A German citizen, he has many years of experience as a managing director of international automotive suppliers in Asia. Dr. Uwe Trautmann, Head of Business Group Asia since 2007, is resigning from the...

Company name: Autoneum
Published On: Thursday December 03rd, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES
Carbodiimides from trisubstituted aromatic isocyanates, a method for producing same, and the use of...

The invention relates to innovative carbodiimides, to a process for preparing them and to the use thereof as stabilizer, crosslinker and/or compatibilizer in thermoplastics, ester-based polyols for polyurethane applications, in rigid foam, in flexible foam or, for example, in CASE (Coatings Adhesives Sealants Elastomers) applications.

Company name: Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Fire-resistant polyurethane material and fire-resistant structure

The invention relates to a fire-resistant polyurethane material comprising a foamed polyurethane main body, a fire-resistant inorganic powder and a hollow structure. The density of the hollow structure is lower than about 0.1 g/cm.sup.3 and the material of the hollow structure is selected from the group consisting of polymer, glass and ceramic. The...

Company name: INOMA
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Polyurethane foam premixes containing halogenated olefin blowing agents and foams made from same

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

Company name: Honeywell
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS
Process for the preparation of urethanes

The invention relates to a method for producing urethanes or ureas or mixtures of urethanes and ureas by oxidative carbonylation of organic amines in the presence of carbon monoxide, oxygen and a catalyst, where the catalyst used is a transition metal complex containing the structural feature: [Mn+(O.about.N.about.O)2-](n-2)+(L)m(Z-)n-2 and the...

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYESTER
Polyester polyols from thermoplastic polyesters and dimer fatty acids

Polyester polyols made from thermoplastic polyesters are disclosed. The polyols can be made by heating a thermoplastic polyester such as virgin PET, recycled PET, or mixtures thereof, with a glycol to give a digested intermediate, which is then condensed with a dimer fatty acid to give the polyol. The invention includes a polyester polyol...

Company name: Resinate Materials Group
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
1,4-bis(isocyanatomethyl)cyclohexane, polyisocyanate composition, polyurethane resin, molded...

1,4-bis(isocyanatomethyl)cyclohexane contains 70 mol % or more and 95 mol % or less of a trans isomer relative to a total amount of a cis isomer and the trans isomer, and 0.1 ppm or more and 300 ppm or less of the compound represented by formula (1) below: ##STR00001##

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
Resin composition and uses of the same

A modified phosphorus-containing unsaturated polyester of Formula I is provided: ##STR00001## wherein each A' is independently a residue of a diol or polyol, B' is a residue of a saturated or unsaturated anhydride or acid, G1 and G2 are independently hydrogen or a residue of an isocyanate acrylate-based compound or isocyanate silicon-containing...

Company name: Tech Advance Industrial
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Polyurethane dispersion and method for producing the same

A polyurethane dispersion is obtained by aqueously dispersing an aqueous polyurethane resin obtained by reaction of an isocyanate group-terminated urethane prepolymer with a chain extender. The isocyanate group-terminated urethane prepolymer contains an adhesive urethane prepolymer for imparting adhesion and a gas-barrier urethane prepolymer for...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Foam insulation unit

Insulating unit are disclosed which are prepared by a cavity-filling, fast-gelling rigid polyurethane foam based on a formulation comprising a polyol component which contains at least 5 weight percent of an amine-initiated polyols and 1.4 to 4 parts by weight of a catalyst package whereby the catalyst package contains at least one amine catalyst...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Hydrophilic anti-fog coatings

The present invention relates to hydrophilic anti-fog coatings. In particular, the coatings use two types of nanoscale particles, colloidal silica and porous organosilicate micelles, in a polyurethane matrix. The invention is an anti-fog coating for optically clear substrates (polycarbonate, polyurethane, nylon, polyester and other clear plastics)...

Company name:
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
Self-repairing cyclic oxide-substituted chitosan polyurethane networks

Thermosetting polymeric compositions, such as polyurethane compositions, and related methods are provided. The invention relates to coating and polymer compositions and related methods derived from a biodegradable natural polysaccharide compound such as chitosan, pectin, heparin, and combinations thereof reacted to a cyclic oxide compound, such as...

Company name: The University of Southern Mississippi
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PRIMER COATING
2-component primer composition and method for producing coatings using the primer composition

The present invention relates to an aqueous two-component primer composition comprising (1) a paint base component comprising (A) at least one polyurethane resin having an OH number of 5 to 60 mg KOH/g, (B) zinc phosphate, (C) at least one pigment, and (2) a curing component comprising (D1) at least one polyisocyanate which is an isocyanurate based...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
Ambient cure, fast dry automotive refinish primer surfacer compositions and methods of use

The present invention provides substantially isocyanate-free multicomponent compositions useful in making rapid dry automotive primer compositions and coatings, the compositions having a % PVC of from 20 to 60, or preferably, from 25 to 50, and comprising one or more pigment, extender or filler, one or more a) polycarbamates from alkyd polyol or...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> LEATHER COATING
Aqueous leather coating composition and method for coating leather

An aqueous leather coating composition having improved storage stability includes 1 to 40 weight percent of an emulsifiable polyisocyanate comprising the reaction product of an isocyanurate and an emulsifier, wherein the average isocyanate functionality of the emulsifiable polyisocyanate is 2 to 4.5; and 60 to 99 weight percent of an aqueous...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE / RADIATION-CURABLE
Radiation-curing, highly functional polyurethane (meth)acrylate

The present invention relates to mixtures comprising specifically synthesized radiation-curable, high-functionality, highly branched or hyperbranched polyurethane (meth)acrylates, to processes for preparing them and to their use.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
Multicoat effect and/or color paint system and method for producing it, and its use

The present invention relates to a multicoat effect and/or color paint system, a method for producing the multicoat paint system, and also the use thereof. The transparent coating material composition comprises at least one rheological assistant (R) based on fumed silica and comprises a polyisocyanate group-containing component (B) which...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive compositions and methods

The present invention encompasses polyurethane adhesive compositions comprising aliphatic polycarbonate chains. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses polyurethane adhesives derived from aliphatic polycarbonate polyols and polyisocyanates wherein the polyol chains contain a primary repeating unit having a structure: ##STR00001## In...

Company name: Novomer
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
Non-hot-melt 2,4-tdi-based polyurethane composition bearing nco end groups and having a low content...

1) Polyurethane composition comprising: a) at least 98% by weight of at least one non-hot-melt polyurethane bearing NCO end groups based on 2,4-toluene diisocyanate, b) a TDI monomer content of less than 0.1% by weight, c) at least one particular isocyanate compound with a molar volume of less than or equal to 300 millilitres per mole. 2) Process...

Company name: Bostik
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
Non-hot-melt mdi-based polyurethane composition bearing nco end groups and having a low content of...

1) Polyurethane composition comprising: a) at least 98% by weight of at least one non-hot-melt polyurethane bearing NCO end groups based on diphenyl methane diisocyanates (MDI), b) a MDI monomer content of less than or equal to 1% by weight, c) at least one particular isocyanate compound with a molar volume of less than or equal to 300 millilitres...

Company name: Bostik
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
Polyurethane-based adhesives

The present disclosure generally relates to curable precursor compositions for a polyurethane adhesive. In one exemplary embodiment, the composition includes (a) an isocyanate component comprising one or more isocyanates and (b) an isocyanate-reactive component comprising (bi) one or more triols selected from polyether triols, polyester triols,...

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> LAMINATES
Laminates comprising oligomer-grafted nanofillers and advanced composite materials

The invention concerns nanofiller composition comprising (i) a nanoparticle; (ii) a plurality of coupling groups bonded to the nanoparticle; (iii) one or more (a) oligomers or (b) organic isocyanate residues bonded to the one or more coupling groups; and, optionally, (iv) one or more dispersing moieties that facilitate dispersion of the...

Company name: Adama Materials
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Silylated polyurethane/polyorganosiloxane blend and sealant composition and fumed silica composition...

There is provided herein a composition comprising: (A) a silanol and/orhydrocarbon-terminated polyorganosiloxane in an amount of from about 30 weight percent to about 90 weight percent; and, (B) a moisture curable silylated polyurethane resin in an amount of from about 10 weight percent to about 70 weight percent. There is also provided herein in...

Company name: Momentive Performance Materials
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> SPRAYABLE
Process for the production of spray polyurethane elastomers and the elastomers produced by this...

Polyurethane elastomers having solids contents greater than 40% by weight are produced from a sprayable polyurethane-forming system composed of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component. The isocyanate component has a solids content of from 40 to 80 wt. %, based on total weight of isocyanate component and is made up of at least...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> EXPANDABLE TPU
Polyurethane-based expandable polymer particles

Expandable-polymer-particle material comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) with Vicat softening point (in accordance with ISO 306/ASO) below 80.degree. C. and from 5 to 95% by weight of at least one polymer obtainable via free-radical polymerization, based on the entirety of TPU and of the polymer obtainable via free-radical...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC>> POLISHING PAD
Soft polishing pad for polishing a semiconductor substrate

Soft polishing pads for polishing semiconductor substrates are described. A soft polishing pad includes a molded homogeneous polishing body having a thermoset, closed cell polyurethane material with a hardness approximately in the range of 20 Shore D to 45 Shore D.

Company name:
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Multi-layer golf ball

The present invention is directed to multi-layer golf balls including a layer formed from a composition comprising a relatively soft or low modulus HNP, a layer formed from a composition comprising a relatively hard or high modulus HNP, an inner cover layer formed from a thermoplastic composition, and an outer cover layer formed from a polyurethane...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MEDICAL
Method for coating devices using electrospinning

A medical electrical lead may include an insulative lead body, a conductor disposed within the insulative lead body, an electrode disposed on the insulative lead body and in electrical contact with the conductor and a fibrous matrix disposed at least partially over the electrode. The fibrous matrix may be formed from polyether polyurethane.

Company name: Cardiac Pacemakers
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> PADS
Polishing pad production method

The present invention includes a polishing pad production method comprising a step of forming one or more grooves in a surface of a polishing layer comprising a flexible polyurethane foam, wherein the flexible polyurethane foam has an Asker D hardness of 30 or less at 25.degree. C., and the step comprises a step 1 of cooling the polishing layer to...

Company name: Toyo Tire and Rubber Co
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
CHEMISTRY
Method for processing hydrogen chloride from isocyanate preparation

A method for processing hydrogen chloride from isocyanate preparation comprises the steps: a) providing hydrogen chloride; b) purifying the hydrogen chloride provided; and furthermore step c) or step d): c) bringing the purified hydrogen chloride into contact with water and/or with hydrochloric acid which is not saturated with respect to uptake of...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
Diurethane (meth)acrylate-silane compositions and articles including the same

Diurethane (meth)acrylate-silane precursor compounds prepared by reacting a primary or secondary aminosilane with a cyclic carbonate to yield a hydroxylalkylene-carbamoylalkylene-alkoxysilanes (referred to as a "hydroxylcarbamoylsilane"), which is reacted with a (meth)acrylated material having isocyanate functionality, either neat or in solvent,...

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Friday December 04th, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
A New Method for Measurement of Propensity of Polyurethane Foam/Fabric Assemblies to Transition from...

A transition from smoldering to flaming is a significant concern for regulatory agencies responsible for developing and enforcing fire safety standards for furniture. This phenomenon is poorly understood because of its sensitivity to a multitude of physical parameters and a lack of bench scale experiments where it can be observed under controlled...

Company name: University of Maryland
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> COLORANTS - COLOR PASTES
A Comprehensive Analysis of Carbon Black Colorant Technology: The Components, Their Function and...

Carbon black colorants all appear similar and it is a common misconception that they all perform as such. However, carbon black colorants are a complex matrix consisting of multiple components, of which there are multiple grades and differing chemistries. This paper explores the potential components in a carbon black colorant and the impact they...

Company name: Chromaflo Technologies
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
EMEROX 14050 Renewable Polyol; Effect upon Substitution Rate on Flexible Foam Properties

Emery Oleochemicals LLC, through its Eco-Friendly Polyols platform, offers EMEROX renewable content polyols. Renewable (bio-based) polyols continue to be important to consumers and are increasingly specified by OEMs. Sustainability and performance can be challenging for flexible polyurethane foam systems based on modified natural oils (NOPs, or...

Company name: Emery Oleochemicals
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> POLYETHER
New Polymer Polyol for Slabstock Foam Applications

Polymer polyols (PMPOs) are graft polyols, which contain finely dispersed particles, such as polystyrene and/or polyacrylonitrile in polyether polyols. These polyols are an integral component and are widely used in polyurethane production, typically in High Resilience (HR) and Conventional foam grades. Covestro LLC has developed and will soon bring...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Novel Technology to Influence Hardness of Flexible Polyurethane Foams

There are several ways to influence hardness for the production of flexible polyurethane foam. Reduction of hardness usually has only limited impact on other foam physical properties. However, an increase in hardness is not always possible without undesirable changes to other foam physical properties. There are different ways to increase hardness....

Company name: Evonik Industries AG
Published On: Monday December 07th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Microencapsulation of quinoline as a corrosion inhibitor in polyurea microcapsules for application...

The use of reservoirs containing corrosion inhibitors as active substances for corrosion protection is an issue of great interest in the scientific literature. The aim of the present study is to encapsulate quinoline, a corrosion inhibitor, into a micro-reservoir to overcome disadvantages caused by its direct addition into a coating layer....

Company name: North Maharashtra University
Published On: Thursday December 03rd, 2015

 
 

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