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  Issue-585 - December 21, 2015   Recommend
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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals...

Albemarle Corporation announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals businesses to Huber Engineered Materials, a division of J.M. Huber Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of flame retardant additives. The transaction includes Albemarle's Martinswerk GmbH subsidiary and...

Company name: Albemarle Corporation
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
Univar Acquires Polymer Technologies Ltd.

Univar Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Univar Ltd. has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Polymer Technologies Ltd., a U.K.-based developer and distributor of unique UV/EB curable chemistries used to formulate environmentally responsible paints, inks, and adhesives.Founded in 2001, Polymer Technologies offers unique...

Company name: Univar
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
BASF receives Design for Asia Awards 2015 for coatings color trend book

BASF has been recognized at the "Design for Asia Awards 2015" for the latest edition of its annual color trend book, "RAW". The book, published by BASF's coatings division, makes color trends and colors tangible for automotive designers in the region and around the world.The international competition "Design for Asia Awards" has been held by the...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Wednesday December 16th, 2015

 
PPG debuts SPECTRACRON 380 POLY-IOTHANE HS Series coatings for metal

PPG Industries' industrial coatings business has introduced SPECTRACRON 380 POLY-IOTHANE HS (High-Solids) Series coatings, two-component polyester polyurethane enamel coatings that provide excellent corrosion resistance when applied directly to metal or over primer-coated metal surfaces.Designed for enhanced surface protection and durability in...

Company name: PPG Industrial Coatings
Published On: Wednesday December 16th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> LINERS
ConoFlex 381 Chemical Resistant Coating

It is with great excitement that we introduce Sauereisen's latest technological advancement, ConoFlex 381. ConoFlex 381 is an environmentally friendly 100% solids, elastomeric hybrid polymer lining which provides superior chemical resistance to a host of aggressive chemicals. Officially an aromatic polyurethane, this polymer lining exhibits...

Company name: Sauereisen
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
SES Foam Stresses the Importance of Adhering to Chemical Processing Guidelines

Chemical processing parameters are essential for the proper application of spray polyurethane foam, ensuring that installation performance is maximized and the end product is installed as specified. When it comes to disseminating guidelines for the chemical processing of their products, manufacturers use a few different avenues: affixing processing...

Company name: SES Foam
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
Choose The Best Foam Sprayers For Construction Projects

When it comes to insulating or coating larger projects, one of the best tools ever made was the spray gun. By using a spray gun, contractors and homeowners could quickly and effectively cover large areas in a short time. Graco has taken it one step further and developed top quality spray equipment that can be used for foam and coating applications...

Company name: Specialty Products, Inc
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
Nail Fatigue: How Sprayfoam can help.

Many property owners report that as a roof ages the fixings which are often nails start to fail resulting in tile or slate slippage especially in windy weather conditions. This is a problem known as nail fatigue.The normal way of resolving this issue would be to replace all the tiles or slates on the roof which can prove costly, inconvenient and...

Company name: Isothane Ltd
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
Agency Assists Spray Polyurethane Foam Contractors and Suppliers Reach New Heights

With the imminent onset of winter right around the corner, homeowners are trying to devise ways to stay comfortable indoors without letting their energy bills go through the roof. To attain this, they are finding that installing spray polyurethane foam insulation inside their home is an effective way to accomplish this. That is because spray...

Company name: FilmTripper Productions
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYASPARTIC COATINGS
International concrete contractors and distributors trained on SPARTACOTE concrete coatings &...

Alex de Quesada, President of Natural Stone Solutions (NSS), hosted a recent training on SPARTACOTE concrete coating systems and polished concrete at his facility located in Miami, FL. Alejandro Luna, LATICRETE technical sales rep in the South Florida Atlantic region and Wayne Hoerning, LATICRETE regional sales manager of the Caribbean, both were...

Company name: HP Spartacote
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Bostik Increases Adhesives Production Capacities in Mexico

Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets, today announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Monterrey, Mexico. The new plant significantly increases HMPSA production capacity in Monterrey and will primarily serve the needs of customers in the disposable hygiene sector....

Company name: Bostik
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> CAST ELASTOMERS
Design For Manufacturability: Rubber and Cast Polyurethane Raw Material Selection

One of the most important items in theMolded Dimensions design for manufacturability process is selecting the lowest cost rubber or urethane material capable of meeting the application requirements. Design Engineers are often not elastomer experts, although they have the most direct impact on part cost. Certainly you could choose a...

Company name: Molded Dimensions
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Processing High Purity Urethanes

High purity urethanes formulated for applications such as cable over-molding, cable connectors, cable splicing, electrical potting, and others require highly pure forms of urethanes to perform adequately.From a meter, mix perspective the process equipment requires rethinking the standard design such that the integrity of the material is not...

Company name: Ashby Cross
Published On: Wednesday December 16th, 2015

 
B-TEC Introduces a High Speed Dryer for Spray Outs

The ST-01 is designed to produce rapid drying of both waterborne-base coats and urethane clears and single stage. The can use infrared, air movement or both to obtain a fast drying result.Before its launch, the unit was tested on high performance waterborne basecoats and achieved drying results in as little as 90 seconds. Clear coats are reported...

Company name: B-TEC
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
How you can waste less water without reducing consumption with TPU!

Who doesn't love a shower?! As great as they are, they're also wasteful. Think about the amount of unused water wasted while you wait for it to warm up. For perspective… between all of us who shower, we could save up to a whopping 2 trillion liters per year. WaterDrop is a system by the designers at Esferic that helps do this by catching the...

Company name:
Published On: Wednesday December 16th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Benefits of Insulating Crawl Spaces

There are many ways air can seep into a home and one common way is through a crawl space. A crawl space, while often overlooked, should be treated like a basement and given the same attention when it comes to insulation. Without insulation, a crawl space, like a basement, can have mold and pest problems. By properly insulating a crawl space with...

Company name: Fomo Products Inc
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS>> LEATHER FINISHES
Colourlock Discusses Faux Leather In New Blog Post

It can look real and not cost as much as the real thing, but often faux leather also requires cleaning. Normal leather care products and treatments are not suitable for these types of material. In order to educate consumers about the care of leather, Colourlock (www.colourlock.com) has just published a new blog post entitled 'What is Faux Leather...

Company name: Colourlock
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COLD STORAGE & REFRIGERATION>> PREFABRICATED PANELS
Vacuum insulated panels: A challenge for the fridge recycling sector

Many manufacturers of large domestic appliances make use of vacuum insulated panels (VIPs), as they provide outstanding thermal insulation without taking up much space, thus enabling manufacturers to increase storage capacity without altering the exterior dimensions of the appliance. However, these innovative new developments on the appliance...

Company name:
Published On: Wednesday December 16th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> WINTER SPORTS
Plastics Modernize Winter Sports

Winter is an exciting time for anyone who loves cold weather sports, such as snowboarding, skiing, and hockey. And frankly, none of these sports would exist in current form without plastics.Innovations in plastics have enabled more lightweight, durable, and responsive equipment, as well as tougher protective gear and better insulated, water...

Company name: Canadian Plastics Industry Association
Published On: Wednesday December 16th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.>> TOOLING AND MODELING BOARDS
Custom mandrels made easy with Precision Board

The steel mandrels often required for filament winding are a limiting factor when producing custom prototypes or other low-volume projects. It can be prohibitively expensive to fabricate a new steel mandrel for a single project, not to mention the design limitations that come from working with steel mandrels. Last minute design changes can often...

Company name: Coastal Enterprises
Published On: Wednesday December 16th, 2015

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Reverdia and Protea Chemicals to Distribute Biosuccinium in Africa and Australia

Reverdia and Protea Chemicals, a division of Omnia, are announcing an exclusive strategic collaboration agreement to distribute Biosuccinium in Africa and Australia, as well as for potential investment in and off-take from future Biosuccinium plants. The two companies will work closely together to develop the African and Australian markets for...

Company name: Reverdia
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
Air Products Moves Forward with its Materials Technologies Business Spin-Off to Versum Materials

Air Products announced today it filed an initial Form 10* registration statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to move forward the previously announced spin-off of its Materials Technologies business, which will be named Versum Materials.Air Products expects to complete the spin-off on or before September 2016. Versum...

Company name: Air Products
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
Hybrid Provides Overview Of Significant Milestones Achieved During 2015

Hybrid Coating Technologies Inc. is pleased to provide an overview of the significant milestones that have been achieved during this year.Entered into $4M distribution agreement and received $160,000 preliminary order from US based distribution partner.Finalized a joint development agreement in principal with a Fortune 500 partner for a potential...

Company name: Hybrid Coating Technologies
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
Bridgestone APM plant to create 89 jobs in Wheatfield

Bridgestone APM plans to create 89 jobs at a new plant in the Town of Wheatfield, a job count higher than previously projected.The subsidiary of Japan-based Bridgestone will make polyurethane foam used in cars seats. Much of its product will be exported to Canada for the automotive market.The $13.6 million, 65,000 square foot facility will be built...

Company name: Bridgestone APM
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
European chemical industry forecasts 1% growth for 2016

The European chemical industry is forecasting modest growth in domestic and worldwide demand for European chemicals for 2016, with challenging times ahead in the long-term. This forecast comes in the face of declining demand from key industries, competition from third countries and economic slowdown in important export markets.Overall, Cefic...

Company name: European Chemical Industry Council
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
Accella Performance Materials Announces Name Changes to Business Units: New name reflects...

Accella Performance Materials, a leading manufacturer of polyurethanes and recycled rubber products today announced the renaming of several core businesses to Accella Polyurethane Systems including, IPS Polymer Systems, MarChem, Arnco Performance Polymers, Premium Spray Products, Burtin Polymer Laboratories; and its ArncoPathway and Zeus Tire Fill...

Company name: Accella Polyurethane Systems
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
PEOPLE
Icynene announces new Territory Manager for Quebec

Canadian spray foam manufacturer, Icynene today announced that François Rheaume joins as Territory Manager for Quebec to help grow the brand within the province. François will be responsible for driving sales efforts and increasing the organization's market share in the French-speaking province.François brings significant experience and industry...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
ISOPA appoints new leadership team

After 2 years as ISOPA's Vice-President, Mike Fowles, from Huntsman, succeeds Frank Grunert, and will serve as the Association's President. Mike Fowles is Vice-President, Global Supply Chain for Huntsman Polyurethanes and a member of its global leadership team. In his 30 year- career, he has served ICI Polyurethanes in many different roles,...

Company name: ISOPA
Published On: Wednesday December 16th, 2015

 
Molded Dimensions, Inc., Linda Katz named Rubber & Plastics News 2015 Rubber Industry Executive of...

Linda Katz, CEO of Molded Dimensions, Inc., has been named the Rubber & Plastics News 2015 Rubber Industry Executive of the Year. This award is given to an executive in the North American rubber product industry who has led his or her company to success and further helped the industry. Originally nominated by Paul Allar of J.E. Shireling Co.,...

Company name: Molded Dimensions
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
GREEN ECONOMY
Climate change agreement reached at COP21: European chemical industry congratulates governments on...

"The successful conclusion of the COP21 talks with a concrete agreement sends a clear signal that society is firmly committed to fighting climate change", said Hubert Mandery, Cefic Director General.After two weeks of negotiations, world leaders have put their signatures to a landmark agreement to cap carbon emissions in an unprecedented effort to...

Company name: European Chemical Industry Council
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
New report promotes circular economy

AkzoNobel features strongly in a new report about the benefits of the circular economy which has been published by the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC).Launched at the DSGC's annual meeting held today in Amsterdam, the report highlights how the Netherlands has the potential to become "the circular hotspot of Europe". Featuring input from...

Company name: Akzo Nobel
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
BioAmber Welcomes the Paris Agreement - a Positive Signal to Markets

BioAmber Inc., a leader in renewable materials, welcomes the announcement of the Agreement to Act on Climate Change. BioAmber congratulates the more than 190 countries who came together to establish a durable framework for the reduction of global greenhouse gas emissions.BioAmber renews its ongoing commitment to climate action, as expressed in our...

Company name: Bioamber
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> IMPACT STRENGTH
Amino group terminated impact strength modifier and use thereof in epoxy resin compositions

The present disclosure relates to impact strength modifiers, the derivative products thereof, and the use thereof in producing two-component epoxy resin compositions. The disclosure in particular relates to amino group terminated impact strength modifiers prepared by reacting a polyurethane prepolymer having isocyanate groups, a primary diamine,...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> SOLVENTS
Polymer-cleaning composition

The present disclosure relates to a dimethyl sulfoxide composition suitable for cleaning polymer residue found on the devices used for processing plastic materials, in particular polyurethane.

Company name: Arkema
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> PHOTOINITIATOR
Photoinitiators

The present invention provides novel photoinitiators for polyurethane formation, in which a photoinitiator moiety and a tertiary amine are incorporated into the photoinitiator structure, and thus the polyurethane polymer.

Company name: Coloplast
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Method of improving mechanical strength of flexible polyurethane foams made from bio-based polyols,...

A method of improving the mechanical strength of polyurethane foams made from bio-based polyols, the polyol-containing compositions utilized in the method of the invention, and the polyurethane foams produced by the method of the invention are provided. The method of the invention involves the incorporation of aromatic polyester polyol in the...

Company name: Stepan Company
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Polyurethane resin for moisture-permeable water-proof materials, and polyurethane resin composition

The present invention aims to provide a polyurethane resin for moisture-permeable waterproof materials which is excellent in all of the moisture permeability, waterproofness, and resistance to washing. The polyurethane resin for moisture-permeable waterproof materials according to the present invention is a polyurethane resin for moisture-permeable...

Company name: Sanyo Chemical Industries
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> THERMOSETS
Urethane (meth) acrylate compound

The present invention provides a thermosetting resin which enables the production of a carbon fiber reinforced plastic having a good workability and excellent mechanical properties by hand lay up (HUP) molding, resin transfer molding (RTM) or vacuum assisted resin transfer molding (VaRTM). The urethane (meth) acrylate compound (A) according to the...

Company name: Japan U-Pica Company
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
(meth)acrylic acid ester, activation energy ray curing composition, and inkjet recording ink

(Meth)acrylic acid ester, which contains one or more partial structures each represented by the following formula 1 in a molecule thereof, wherein the partial structure is a urethane structure which does not have a hydrogen atom directly bonded to a nitrogen atom of the following formula 1: ##STR00001## where the nitrogen atom is not bonded to a...

Company name: Ricoh
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
Non-aqueous pigment ink

A non-aqueous pigment ink is provided, wherein the non-aqueous pigment ink comprises a pigment complex including a pigment, a dispersant comprising a functional group having reactivity with a polyvalent isocyanate compound, and a polyvalent isocyanate compound, and a non-aqueous solvent.

Company name: Riso Kagaku
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> ADHESIVES
Adhesion promoter compositions and primer compositions for metal-plastic hybrid components

The invention provides an adhesion promoter composition comprising at least one polymer A selected from at least one epoxy resin-phenol resin precondensate, a mixture of at least one epoxy resin-phenol resin precondensate and epoxy resins, a mixture of epoxy resins and phenol resins, polyamide resins and mixtures thereof, and at least one...

Company name: Evonik Industries AG
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COATING COMPOSITION
Topcoat

Provided is a natural leather having a novel coating layer which feels leathery. The coating film retains material properties such as strength and wearing resistance. When the user directly touches the natural leather, the coating layer present on the surface of the natural leather gives slick characteristics of natural leathers and smoothness. The...

Company name: Honda Motor
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
Coated shaped metal material

The shaped and coated metallic material comprises a shaped metallic material and a coating film formed on the surface of the shaped metallic material. The coating film comprises a polyurethane resin containing a polycarbonate unit. The ratio of the mass of the polycarbonate unit relative to the total mass of resins in the coating film is 15 to 80...

Company name: Nisshin Steel
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Methods for coating ceramic catalyst supports with base coatings and ceramic catalyst supports...

The disclosure relates to methods for coating ceramic catalyst supports with a base coating, said method comprising, in part, providing an aqueous mixture comprising at least one polyvinyl alcohol homopolymer and at least one blocked isocyanate crosslinker, and to ceramic catalyst supports having a base coating comprising at least one polyvinyl...

Company name: Corning Incorporated
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
Ambient cure pigmented or clear top coat non-isocyanate system

A spray system for formulating an ambient curable clear coat product includes a first container containing a mixture of a polymer with primary hydroxyl functionality and an amino crosslinker with alkoxymethyl functionality and a propellant and a second container containing a catalyst formulated to initiate a polymerization reaction of the polymer...

Company name: Seymour of Sycamore
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ROOFING
Liquid-applied waterproofing membrane for roofs comprising two different aldimines

A one-part moisture-curing liquid-applied waterproofing membrane is disclosed as including a polyurethane polymer and two different aldimines as blocked amine hardeners in a specific ratio range. The membrane has a low odour, a long shelf life stability, a low viscosity at low solvent content, a sufficiently long open time to allow hand application...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE / RADIATION-CURABLE
Radiation-curable, water-dispersible polyurethanes and polyurethane dispersions

The present invention relates to dispersible polyurethanes and polyurethane dispersions curable with UV radiation, to a process for preparing them, and to their use.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive layer for digital detectors

There is described a digital radiography panel that includes a scintillator screen, an adhesive layer and a flat panel detector. The scintillator screen includes a supporting layer; a phosphor dispersed in a polymeric binder disposed on the supporting layer and an antistatic layer disposed on the polymeric binder, wherein the antistatic layer has a...

Company name: Carestream Health
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> HOT-MELT
Hot melt adhesive

The present invention provides a moisture-reactive hot melt adhesive composition. The composition comprises: (a) urethane prepolymer, derived from at least one polyol and at least one polyisocyanate, and having free isocyanate groups effective to cure the composition in the presence of moisture; and (b) acrylic(co)polymer, wherein the acrylic...

Company name: Lucite International
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Release film

According to the present invention, there is provided a release film that can be suitably used, in particular, in the applications requiring a heat resistance, as a processing film used in various processes, including those films for transfer such as in-mold transfer, for production of flexible printed wiring boards, for process sheets for...

Company name: Mitsubishi Plastics
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COLD STORAGE & REFRIGERATION
Vessel cooling system and associated methods

A vessel cooling system may include a beverage holding device, having a bottom with a slit having a length. The system may also include a cooling device, having a convex top configured to be received by a concave bottom of a beverage vessel. The cooling device may have a top sheet of thermoplastic polyurethane, a bottom sheet of thermoplastic...

Company name: Cold Can Innovations
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Methods for making polyurea polymer and golf balls prepared therefrom

Methods for making golf balls having a cover made from a polyurea composition are provided. The golf balls include a rubber core and intermediate layer made from an olefin-based ionomer composition. The methods for making the polyurea composition involve preparing an amine-terminated first polymer by reacting isocyanate compound A with a...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PETROCHEMICAL - OIL FIELD>> PIPELINE PIG
System and method for sanitizing pneumatic conveying piping

A system and method for sanitizing pneumatic conveying piping is provided. The system includes a motorized hose reel with a pig attached to the end of the hose. The pig is smaller in diameter than the inner diameter of the pipe through which it is conveyed. The decreased size of the pig keeps the conveying speed of the pig through the pipes down,...

Company name: Horizon Systems
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> PADS
Polishing pad

A polishing pad has a polishing layer that is formed of a polyurethane foam having fine cells. The polyurethane foam is a reaction cured body of a chain extender and an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer which is obtained by reacting a prepolymer starting material composition that contains an isocyanate component, a high molecular weight polyol and...

Company name: Toyo Tire and Rubber Co
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> HOUSING>> FURNITURE
Furniture assembly

A furniture assembly adapted to support a human in a seated position, including a novel core sub-assembly, wherein the novel core sub-assembly comprises a seat member, a base member, a left side, a right side, a front side, a back side, an optional back support member, an optional left arm, and an optional right arm, wherein the novel core...

Company name:
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
CHEMISTRY
Composition for manufacturing an elastic tannin based foam material, and process thereof

A composition for manufacturing an elastic tannin based foam material comprises tannins according to an amount generally comprised between 10% and 80% by weight, and an isocyanate according to an amount comprised between 5% and 80% by weight. The composition further includes a substance having an aminic functionality and a alkoxylated...

Company name: Silvachimica
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Synthesis of a novel phosphorus and nitrogen-containing bio-based polyols and its application in...

A novel ricinoleic acid (RA) based phosphorus and nitrogen-containing flame retardant polyols (FRPE) was successfully synthesized and characterized by FTIR, 1H NMR and 13C NMR. The flame retardant polyurethane sealants (FR-PUS) were prepared by curing FRPE with methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI-50). The flame retardant properties and thermal...

Company name: Institute of Chemical Industry of Forestry Products
Published On: Saturday December 19th, 2015

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Pure Polyurethane and Castor Oil Based Polyurethane: Synthesis and Characterization

In this study, the physico-chemical properties of high performance polyurethane synthesized from poly propylene glycol (PPG) in comparison with a combination of PPG and castor oil, is studied using the in-situ polymerization technique. The variations in properties of both types of polyurethanes are evaluated by Fourier transform infrared...

Company name: Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Published On: Friday December 18th, 2015

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> NANOCOMPOSITE
Synthesis and characterization of polyurethane/microcrystalline cellulose bionanocomposites

In this study, novel polyurethane/cellulose hybrid bionanocomposite films have successfully been prepared by dispersing microcrystalline cellulose in a polyurethane matrix. Incorporation of microcrystalline cellulose in a polyurethane matrix improved the mechanical properties significantly. The polyurethane/cellulose bionanocomposites were...

Company name: Yasouj University
Published On: Tuesday December 15th, 2015

 
 

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