search






 
    PU2PU
  Issue-592 - February 08, 2016   Recommend
Press Releases Patents Technical Papers
LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES
Velox presenting its advanced materials range at JEC World

Velox, a distributor of speciality materials for the plastics, composites, additives and paints and coatings industry, will be exhibiting at JEC world taking place from 8 to 10 March in Paris.The company will present its extensive range of composites and additives specialities at Booth N25 in Hall 5.A. The European team is looking forward to...

Company name: Velox
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Albemarle completes sale of Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals businesses to Huber...

Albemarle Corporation today announced the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its Minerals business, which includes both Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals, to Huber Engineered Materials. The transaction included Albemarle's Martinswerk GmbH subsidiary and manufacturing facility located in Bergheim, Germany and...

Company name: Albemarle Corporation
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RELEASE AGENTS
Chem-Trend at Polyurethanex

Chem-Trend industry specialists will be at Polyurethanex in Moscow, Russia. Join us in Hall 2, Pavillion 1 at Booth H02 to discuss our latest technological advancements in products designed to enhance polyurethane manufacturers' competitiveness in the growing Russian and international marketplace.Polyurethanex is Russia's premier specialized...

Company name: Chem-Trend
Published On: Thursday February 04th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Novel Bio-Based Polyols for Flame Retardant Polyurethane Sealants

A sealant is an elastomeric material that allows for 25% to 50% movement. They are used to level, fill gaps, seal holes and provide bonding and protection. Sealants are made by using either silicone or polyurethane.Polyurethane sealants are formed by reacting an isocyanate component with amines, polyols or other active hydrogen compounds. Some...

Company name: Institute of Chemical Industry of Forestry Products
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> MDI
Karoon Petrochemical completes second phase with MDI production

Iran's Karoon Petrochemical Co. has completed its phase two expansion, which includes a 40,000 -t/y diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) plant, as well as the largest nitrobenzene unit in the Middle East, according to Tasnim News.Located at Bandar Imam in the Petrochemical Special Economic Zone, the first phase involved a facility designed to produce...

Company name: Karoon Petrochemical
Published On: Wednesday February 03rd, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Non-Yellowing UV Curable System Has Superior Abrasion Resistance

Master Bond UV15X-6NM-2 is a one component UV curing urethane acrylate system formulated for a variety of bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications. This moderate viscosity product features flexibility, toughness and abrasion resistance. It is widely used for fiber-optic, optical, electronic, semiconductor, microelectronic and laser...

Company name: Master Bond, Inc
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Iranian researchers produce artificial blood vessel

Researchers at Iran's Polymer and Petrochemical Research Center have used natural polymers to produce artificial blood vessels.Team member Hamed Dayemi said the alginates used in the research are made of algae from the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman as well as polyurethane, ISNA news agency reported February 2.The researcher said the used polymers...

Company name: Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Covestro: Premiere at the Cosmetagora trade show in Paris

Beauty made possible is the theme of Covestro's premiere at the Cosmetagora trade show on January 12 and 13, 2016, in Paris. Baycusan -brand polyurethane products have established themselves in the cosmetics industry as multifunctional raw materials - as The Beauty Enablers.Innovative, sustainable and versatile, they support numerous, new...

Company name: Covestro - Product Center Coatings
Published On: Wednesday February 03rd, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
PPG set to display commercial coatings products at NATM Show

The PPG commercial coatings group will exhibit its line of advanced coatings products at the 28th annual National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) national convention and trade show. The show, regarded as this industry's premier 2016 event, is Feb. 10-12 in Las Vegas at the South Point Hotel. More than 800 attendees are expected. PPG...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Wednesday February 03rd, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
Flowcrete Australia Enters New Zealand Distribution Agreement with Altex Coatings Ltd.

Flowcrete Australia has entered into a new distribution agreement to make its full range of high-performance resin flooring solutions available across all of New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.Collaborating with Altex Coatings Ltd (a member of the Resene group of companies) will geographically enhance Flowcrete Australia's presence in the...

Company name: Flowcrete Australia
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
Resin floors refurbish Meadowdale Mall's Stores

Retail locations selling food and beverage produce require floors that can create a clean, efficient and visually appealing space - however these flooring characteristics need to be maintained in the face of large bodies of people, frequent cleaning and exposure to the organic acids, sugars and other corrosives present in the produce.In the shop...

Company name: Flowcrete
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> ROOFING
National Coatings' Roof Coatings have 35 Years of Proven Performance

Customers always want to know "Why should we choose National Coatings' roof coating systems or products over someone else's?" We hope to not only answer this question for you, but also for your customers. Trusted by the Best35 years of experience with roof coatings has allowed National Coatings to go from having great products to exceptional...

Company name: National Coatings
Published On: Wednesday February 03rd, 2016

 
National Roofing Contractors Association Releases 2016 Manual and Boxed Set

To provide the roofing industry with the most extensive information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to metal panel and spray polyurethane foam (SPF) roof systems, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has released The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems-2016. The new volume updates...

Company name: NRCA
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
SSPC Awards Dudley J. Primeaux and Todd A. Gomez Outstanding Publication Award

Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI and Todd A. Gomez, PCS of VersaFlex, Inc. were presented the "JPCL Outstanding Publication Award" on January 18th during the 2016 SSPC Conference and Exhibit in San Antonio, Texas. The JPCL Outstanding Publication Award was presented to Mr. Primeaux and Mr. Gomez for their outstanding publication and presentation on,...

Company name: The Polyurea University
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
ICC-ES ESR# 3702 Verifies that IFTI's DC315 Meets Code Requirements

DC315, manufactured by International Fireproof Technology Inc., recently received an evaluation report ESR# 3702 from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), providing evidence that the DC315 Alternative Thermal Barrier Coating meets code requirements and is AC456-compliant. Building officials, architects, contractors, specifiers, designers and others...

Company name: International Fireproof Technology
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
3M Completes Sale of Its Pressurized Polyurethane Foam Adhesives Business

3M today announced that it has completed the sale of the assets of its Pressurized Polyurethane Foam Adhesives business (formerly known as Polyfoam) to Innovative Chemical Products Group (ICP Group), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity.The Pressurized Polyurethane Foam Adhesives business provides pressurized polyurethane foam adhesive...

Company name: 3M Innovative Properties Company
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC, a portfolio company of American Securities LLC, has acquired the...

Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC, announced today that it has acquired the business assets of Weld Mount Systems.Based in Durham, CT, Weld Mount's unique line of adhesively-bonded fasteners are designed for applications such as wire tie mounts, hose and cable clamps, studs, standoffs, and floating nut plates. All of Weld Mount fasteners are mounted...

Company name: Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
Henkel Expands Ellsworth Adhesives Partnership through New Equipment Division

Henkel Adhesive Technologies' business relationship with global distributor Ellsworth Adhesives has reportedly grown to now include Moldman Systems LLC, which was acquired by Ellsworth Corp. in 2014."For years, the combination of Henkel's TECHNOMELT low pressure molding materials and Mold-Man equipment has delivered a fast and effective alternative...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Covestro expanding film production in Dormagen

Covestro is expanding its production capacity for polycarbonate films at the Dormagen site. The company is investing roughly EUR 20 million in the construction of a new coextrusion plant for high-quality, multilayer flat films, including the associated infrastructure and logistics. The plant is scheduled to come on stream in 2017. The products are...

Company name: Covestro - Product Center Coatings
Published On: Wednesday February 03rd, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Polyurethanes: Collaboration and adaptation for optimal application

Polyurethanes resins (PURs) are a group of polymers formed by the reaction of two molecules: an isocyanate and a polyol. Such a simple reaction suggests a simple product but, in fact, this polyaddition reaction yields one of polymer chemistry's most complex and diverse set of reaction products. PUR technology, after more than 50 years, exhibits a...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> FLEXIBLE FOAM
BÄUMER 4.0 - The Internet of things and services

The Internet of things and services, "cyber-physical systems", "smart data", "smart factory": we encounter all of these terms every day in the (business) news. But how do they effect the mattress industry?Mahmoud Karime, regional sales manager for Bäumer, has prepared an overview for us on the achievements of the fourth industrial revolution in our...

Company name: Baumer
Published On: Wednesday February 03rd, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION>> RIGID FOAM>> SPRAY
Graco Announces the Top 20 Industrial Coatings and Foam Distributors

Graco Inc., a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, formally announced its Top 20 High Performance Coatings and Foam North American distributors for 2015.The distributors were selected based on the total of their equipment purchases from Graco during 2015. There is one Top 20 list for Protective Coating Equipment (PCE) and one for Foam...

Company name: Graco
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
Spray Foam Equipment & Manufacturing Discusses Key Components of High-Performance Proportioner...

Tradeoffs are a fundamental part of design, and we see these options all around us: fast versus luxurious; lightweight versus rugged; disposable versus sustainable. With plural-component proportioners, tradeoffs can be found as well: inexpensive versus long-lasting; spraying foam versus spraying polyurea. However, sometimes, you can have the best...

Company name: Spray Foam Equipment and Manufacturing
Published On: Wednesday February 03rd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING
What You Missed at International Builders' Show 2016

We are still buzzing from all the excitement and thought-provoking conversations that took place at International Builders' Show (IBS) 2016 held in Las Vegas in January. If you were unable to make the show, we have you covered. Here are some of the things we saw and heard as we exhibited and walked the show floor.Energy Savings and Safe...

Company name: Fomo Products, Inc
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
2016 Industry Trends to Watch

2015 has come and gone, and now professionals in the insulation and construction industry are focusing their attention on the year ahead. At Fomo, we always have a pulse on the industry and believe two trends will have a positive impact on the industry in 2016.Climate ChangeSpray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation plays a role in the energy...

Company name: Fomo Products, Inc
Published On: Thursday February 04th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> SUCTION CUPS
FIPA Announces Varioflex Bellows Suction Cups for Material Handling & Packaging Automation...

FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and End-of-Arm-Tooling (EOAT), announces its Varioflex bellows suction cups for material handling and packaging automation applications. Made of oil-, ozone-, and wear-resistant polyurethane composite material, FIPA's SP-BX Series Varioflex...

Company name: FIPA
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> HOSES & TUBING
The Master-PUR L-F Trivolution by Masterflex - a new premium product for use in simple extraction...

You need quality but have a limited budget? Don't worry; our new Master-PUR L-F Trivolution is exactly what you are looking for! This very competitively priced, super lightweight film hose made of polyurethane has been specifically designed for use in straightforward extraction applications.An optimal combination of materials with improved...

Company name: Masterflex
Published On: Sunday February 07th, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Industrial Insulation Group's Website Moves to JM Platform

Industrial Insulation Group, a Johns Manville (JM) company and the leading provider of thermal insulation solutions for high-temperature industrial applications, announced today that its website, www.iig-llc.com, has moved to JM's platform. Online content for Industrial Insulation Group can now be found at www.jm.com/industrial.This has been a...

Company name: Johns Manville
Published On: Thursday February 04th, 2016

 
PolyTalk 2016: Zero Plastics to the Oceans

Marine litter is an important challenge we are facing today - a very complex issue affecting the oceans, seas and rivers, harming nature in Europe and around the world. With the topic "Zero Plastics to the Oceans", PlasticsEurope is pleased to announce the fifth edition of PolyTalk, a two day conference and exhibition on 16 and 17 March at the Egg...

Company name: ISOPA
Published On: Wednesday February 03rd, 2016

 
Future-focused solutions for the plastics market

The 10th Plastics Symposium South from March 3 - 4, 2016, in Rottweil will focus on the latest developments in the plastics market. Representatives of prestigious companies such as RAMPF Production Systems, VTS Kunststoffe, MAN and Sika will be covering a wide range of topics with their presentations and practical demonstrations.During the...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Wednesday February 03rd, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Low polyunsaturated fatty acid oils and uses thereof

Provided are microalgal oils having a low polyunsaturated fatty acid profile and derivatives of the oils, including acids, esters, epoxides, hydroxylated acids and esters, urethanes, amides, and polymers thereof. Also provided are compositions comprising the oils and their derivatives and their uses in foodstuffs and in industrial and material...

Company name: Solazyme
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES>> TDI
Method for producing TDI-trimerisates with high purity

The invention relates to a novel method for producing polyisocyanurates comprising isocyanate groups, based on 2,4- and 2,6-toluylene diisocyanate (TDI) and to the use thereof in coating compositions.

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION
Laminated polyester film, forming member, formed body and manufacturing method thereof

A laminated polyester film provided on at least one side with layer (X) made from acrylic urethane copolymer resin (A), isocyanate compound (B), epoxy compound (C), compound (d-1) having a polythiophene structure and compound (d-2) having an anion structure, wherein the layer (X) has a continuous phase structure.

Company name: Toray Industries
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
Polyurethane resin composition and hollow fiber membrane module produced using same

The polyurethane resin composition comprises a main agent (I) which comprises an urethane prepolymer (A) with an isocyanate group terminal and a hardener (II) which comprises an urethane prepolymer (B) with a hydroxyl group terminal, wherein the urethane prepolymer (B) with the hydroxyl group is a product of reaction between a polyol ingredient (a)...

Company name: Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
Coated film

According to the present invention, there is provide a coated film capable of exhibiting an excellent adhesion property to a prism resin used in optical applications such as a backlight unit for liquid crystal displays, etc., in particular, a prism resin adaptable for high-brightness prisms, i.e., a high-refractive index prism resin. The coating...

Company name: Mitsubishi Plastics
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Ink-jet ink comprising cross-linked pigment dispersion based on polyurethane dispersants

The present disclosure provides an ink-jet ink comprising an aqueous ink vehicle and an aqueous dispersion, the aqueous dispersion comprises a colorant and a polyurethane dispersant, wherein said polyurethane dispersant is comprised of a polymer having a cross-linkable moiety, wherein the cross-linkable moiety is cross-linked with a cross-linking...

Company name: E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
Encapsulated fluorescent and photochromic dye polyurethane dispersion

The present disclosure provides an encapsulated dye dispersion and an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated dye dispersion thereof. In particular, the encapsulated dye dispersion includes a fluorescent and/or photochromic dye. The present disclosure also provides a process for producing the encapsulated dye dispersion.

Company name: Xerox
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
Encapsulated titanium dioxide, fluorescent pigments, and pigmented polyurethane dispersion

The present disclosure provides an encapsulated pigment dispersion and an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated pigment dispersion thereof. In particular, the encapsulated pigment dispersion includes a pigment selected from TiO.sub.2 pigment, fluorescent pigment, phosphorescent pigment, and mixtures thereof. The present...

Company name: Xerox
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
Encapsulated visible light absorbing dye polyurethane dispersion

The present disclosure provides an encapsulated visible light absorbing dye dispersion, and the process for producing the same. The present disclosure further provides an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated visible light absorbing dye dispersion thereof, and the process for producing the same.

Company name: Xerox
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
Pigmented polyurethane dispersion

The present disclosure provides a pigment dispersion and an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and a pigment dispersion thereof. The present disclosure also provides a process for producing the aqueous pigment.

Company name: Xerox
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> THERMOPLASTIC
Carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin composition, molding material, prepreg, and methods for...

Provided are a carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin composition excellent in interfacial adhesion between carbon fiber and a thermoplastic resin and excellent in dynamic characteristics, and a molding material, a prepreg, and a method for producing the same. The carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin composition includes the following...

Company name: Toray Industries
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> IMPLANTABLE DEVICES
Implantable device for the delivery of risperidone and methods of use thereof

This invention is related to the use of polyurethane-based polymer as a drug delivery device to deliver biologically active risperidone at a constant rate for an extended period of time and methods of manufactures thereof. The device is very biocompatible and biostable, and is useful as an implant in patients (humans and animals) for the delivery...

Company name: Braeburn Pharmaceuticals
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Process for producing flexible polyurethane foam using natural oil polyols

A composition and process useful to make flexible polyurethane foams and in particular flexible molded polyurethane foams is disclosed. The usage of dipolar aprotic liquids such as DMSO, DMI, sulfolane, N-methyl-acetoacetamide, N, N-dimethylacetoacetamide as well as glycols containing hydroxyl numbers OH#.ltoreq.1100 as cell opening aides for...

Company name: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYASPARTIC COATINGS
Two-component coating composition

The invention relates to a coating composition comprising (A) at least one polyaspartic acid ester, (B) at least one polyisocyanate cross-linking agent with free isocyanate groups and (C) at least one compound with at least one epoxy group and at least one alkoxy silane group and to the use of the coating composition as primer, primer surfacer,...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE / RADIATION-CURABLE
Coating material, coating film, backsheet for solar cell module, and solar cell module

An object of the present invention is to provide a coating material that can form a coating film that has an excellent adherence for sealants in solar cell modules as well as an excellent resistance to blocking. Further objects are to provide this coating film, a solar cell module backsheet that has this coating film, and a solar cell module that...

Company name: Daikin Industries
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Aqueous coating compositions pigmented with flake-form metallic effect pigments, processes for...

Disclosed are curable aqueous coating compositions comprising at least one polyurethane (A) as binder, at least one laminar metallic effect pigment (B), and at least one inorganic thickener C1) selected from the group of the phyllosilicates, and at least one organic thickener C2) selected from the group of the (meth)acrylic acid-(meth)acrylate...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive composition for polarizer plate, polarizer plate including adhesive layer including the...

An adhesive composition for a polarizer plate, the adhesive composition including a (meth)acrylic copolymer and a polyisocyanate curing agent containing an isocyanurate structure.

Company name: Cheil Industries
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
Fastener tape for a seat pad

The present invention relates to a fastener tape for a seat pad. The fastener tape for a seat pad according to the present invention comprises: a holding sheet including a plurality of hooks formed on a top surface thereof in such a manner as to be arranged in row and column directions and spaced apart from each other at equal distances; a metal...

Company name: Il Kwang Industrial
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> FILM
Protective adhesive film, method of adhering protective adhesive film to a device, and device...

A protective adhesive film may include a polyurethane sheet and an adhesive layer disposed on at least a portion of a first major surface of the polyurethane sheet. The adhesive layer may comprise a pressure-sensitive adhesive that includes an acrylate polymer and a silicone macromer. The adhesive layer may adhere to a surface of an electronic...

Company name: Otter Products
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> FILMS
Polyurethane encapsulate

Embodiments relate to a polyurethane coating film that has improved water barrier properties combined with mechanical strength. According to embodiments, a polyurethane encapsulate includes a polyurethane film that is a reaction product of an aromatic isocyanate and a polyol, and the polyol includes a butylene oxide based polyether polyol in an...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
Thermoset in-mold finishing film

This invention relates to the manufacturing of durable thermoset in-mold finishing films (TIMFFs) combining in-mold decorating and in-mold durable exterior grade coating capabilities, to molded articles having TIMFFs adhering to their surfaces and both showing a decoration and providing protection, and to thermosetting resin formulations used in...

Company name: Absolute Exhibits
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Thermoplastic elastomers with silky feel

A thermoplastic elastomer compound is blended from styrenic block copolymer, thermoplastic vulcanizate, thermoplastic polyurethane, a compatibilizer, and a masterbatch containing silicone, which is added to provide a qualitative silky feel on surfaces of plastic articles made from the compound.

Company name: PolyOne
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> CAVITIES FILLING
Method for filling large volume holes

The present disclosure provides methods to fill large holes rapidly with polyurethanes by injecting polyurethanes in a plurality of containers having volumes less than the volume of the hole to be filled, letting the polyurethanes cure in the containers, and using the polyurethane-filled containers to fill the large hole. Additional filling...

Company name: Uretek USA
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SOUND INSULATION
Method for manufacturing soundproofing board part having excellent sound absorption performance and...

Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a soundproofing board part having improved sound absorption performance. The soundproofing board part is manufactured by using, as a material, a recycled soundproofing material which contains a polyurethane foam having excellent sound absorption performance and impact resilience during the press molding; and...

Company name: Hyundai Motor Company
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> FLEXOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE
Lithographic printing plate precursor and a method for making a printing plate

A positive-working lithographic printing plate precursor exhibits satisfactory developability and has long print run length, satisfactory scratch resistance, and exhibits improved ink receptivity. This precursor has an image forming layer comprising a water-insoluble and alkali-soluble or alkali-dispersible resin. The image forming layer comprises...

Company name: Eastman Kodak
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
Positive working lithographic printing plate precursor and process for preparing lithographic...

The present invention relates to a positive working lithographic printing plate precursor, comprising: (1) a substrate; and (2) an imaging layer, formed on the substrate, comprising a water-insoluble and an alkaline aqueous solution-soluble or dispersible resin and a photo-thermal converting material, wherein the imaging layer comprises either...

Company name: Eastman Kodak
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
Method for producing a planographic printing plate

Provided is a method of producing a planographic printing plate, including: subjecting a planographic printing plate precursor, which has a support and a positive-working image recording layer, to image-wise exposure; and developing it using an alkaline aqueous solution which contains a specific compound and has a pH of from 8.5 to 10.8, in this...

Company name: Fujifilm
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Multi-layered golf balls having foam center with selective weight distribution

Multi-layered golf balls having a core made of a foamed polyurethane composition are provided. The ball includes a dual-layered core having a foam inner core (center) and surrounding outer core layer. The outer core layer may be made from a non-foamed thermoset material such as polybutadiene rubber. The ball further includes an inner cover,...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Dynamic urea bonds for reversible and self-healing polymers

The disclosure provides reversible polymers from polyurea by modifying the nitrogen atom with hindered substituents. The reversibility of hindered urea bond (HUB) can be controlled by changing the bulkiness of the substituents, and N-tert-butyl-N-ethylurea (TBEU), with its high binding constant and short lifetime, is applicable in the design of...

Company name: University of Illinois
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
Removing amines from hydrocarbon streams

Corrosive amine salts in hydrocarbon streams such as desalted crude oil streams can be prevented or avoided by adding certain amine scavenging chemicals to the streams to remove the amines therefrom. Suitable amine scavengers include, but are not necessarily limited to, carboxylic anhydrides and copolymers of carboxylic anhydrides, aromatic...

Company name: Baker Hughes
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
Polylactide-urethane copolymers

The process of obtaining a polylactide-urethane copolymer is described which includes contacting an .alpha., .omega. dihydroxyl polylactide prepolymer of general formula I ##STR00001## wherein X is NH or O, R is an alkyl or an aryl group, n and n' are integer numbers which are substantially the same and are in the range from 20 to 140, with a...

Company name: Futerro
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
Polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane polyurethanes

A multi-block thermoplastic polyurethanes system which incorporates polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane into conventional biodegradable thermoplastic polyurethanes built up by poly(.epsilon.-caproactone) and polyethylene glycol blocks, resulting in biostability. The multi-block thermoplastic polyurethanes are synthesized from lysine-diisocyanate...

Company name: Syracuse University
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
N-substituted carbamic acid ester production method and isocyanate production method using the...

The present invention provides a method for producing N-substituted carbamic acid-O-aryl ester derived from a compound having an ureido group, the method comprising the step of carrying out esterification or esterification and transesterification from the compound having the ureido group and a hydroxy composition containing one type or a plurality...

Company name: Asahi Kasei Chemicals
Published On: Friday February 05th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Study on associating thickening mechanism and structure-efficiency relationship of hyperbranched...

The rheological behavior of waterborne polyurethane dispersion (PUD) thickened by the hyperbranched waterborne polyurethane (HWPU) was studied by rheological measurements. The results showed that the flow activation energy depended on the structure and concentration of HWPU. Based on the relationship between the structure, concentration and flow...

Company name: Wuhan University
Published On: Tuesday February 02nd, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> RESIN TRANSFER MOLDING
Characterization of polyurethane composites manufactured using vacuum assisted resin transfer...

Glass fiber-reinforced polymer composites have promising applications in infrastructure, marine, and automotive industries due to their low cost, high specific stiffness/strength, durability, and corrosion resistance. Polyurethane (PU) resin system is widely used as matrix material in glass fiber-reinforced composites due to their superior...

Company name: Missouri University of Science and Technology
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Synthesis and properties of fluorine-containing polyurethane based on long chain fluorinated...

For the first time, a novel fluorine-containing polyurethane (FPU) was prepared by introducing long chain fluorinated polyacrylate into PU. The FPU was prepared from dodecafluoroheptyl methacrylate (DFMA), β-mercaptoethanol (β-ME), methacryloyloxyethyl isocyanate(MOI), hydroxyethyl methylacrylate (HEMA), iso-butyl acrylate(I-BA),...

Company name: Guangzhou Institute of Chemistry
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
Soya bean oil based polyurethanes for corrosion inhibition of mild steel in acid medium

Polyurethanes synthesized from soya bean oil were characterized by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction and energy-dispersion X-ray analysis methods. Thermal stability of the polyurethanes was investigated by thermogravimetric analysis. The corrosion inhibition effect of polyurethanes on...

Company name: PSGR Krishnammal College for Women
Published On: Monday February 08th, 2016

 
 

Copyright © PU2PU 2013 | The Polyurethane Newsletter - Issue | Urethane Update - Issue | Contact us

You are subscribed to the PU Newsletter mailing list. Click to UNSUBSCRIBE your address. PU2PU comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. For more information, please read our PRIVACY POLICY. If you have any questions about subscription to this list, contact us at: subscriptions@pu2pu.com