Issue-596 - March 07, 2016   Recommend
Press Releases Patents Technical Papers
Milliken to Attend Plastimagen 2016

Milliken & Company will display its performance additives for polyolefins next week at Plastimagen 2016, March 8-11 in Mexico City. Now in its 20th year, Plastimagen brings together more than 850 exhibitors from 25 countries to share innovation and research from the plastics industry with more than 300,000 attendees.At booth 664, Milliken will...

Company name: Milliken Chemical
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

Kane Ace MX - Tougheners for thermosets

Kane Ace MX is Kaneka's novel core shell rubber (CSR) toughening agent for thermosetting resins.It is a predispersed CSR masterbatch which enhances the physical properties of the resins through optimal dispersion of core shell particles.This revolutionary liquid impact modifier achieves highly improved strength, improved fracture toughness and...

Company name: Kaneka
Published On: Thursday March 03rd, 2016

Incorez at Eurocoat 2016

Incorez, a global leader in Oxazolidine chemistry and manufacturer of specialist resins and polymers, will be showcasing the Incozol range of Oxazolidine Technology at Eurocoat 2016 (Paris, March 22-24).The Incozol range of high performance additives brings exceptional levels of performance to polyurethane coatings, adhesives and sealants. These...

Company name: Industrial Copolymers
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

New release agent testing at OSV

Last week in Lithuania, in cooperation with Italian collegues, OSV Technologiya has carried out a new release agent test for casting of polyurethane Dekolast 5.This product allows to increase an aging of silicone moulds and considerable simplify a process of coloration of end products

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Sunday March 06th, 2016

Is your polyester the coolest?

Color pastes play a vital role in most Thermoset applications, giving the necessary appearance and performance to bring a product to the market place successfully. Chromaflo Technologies, one of the largest independent global supplier of pigment and chemical dispersions for the thermoset composites and coatings industries offers a broad portfolio...

Company name: Chromaflo Technologies
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

TMCD polyester polyols for automotive coatings

According to the Eastman Chemical Company, coatings based on TMCD polyester polyols have shown significant enhancement in outdoor durability and a better balance of hardness and flexibility when compared to traditional resins used in industrial and automotive coatings. Attendees of the American Coatings Conference in Indianapolis, IN, USA, will get...

Company name: Eastman Chemical Company
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

Wanhua Chemical Group successfully commissioned new IPDI plant

Wanhua Chemical Group, a global leader in the production and sales of Polyurethanes and Petrochemicals, today announced the successful start up of their new IPDI plant. Wanhua will be the first Asia based company to employ the complete "IP-IPN-IPDA-IPDI" industry chain technology.The new plant is located in Wanhua's 10 square mile Yantai Industrial...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Scott Bader Promoting New Advanced Composites Materials and Giving Technical Papers at JEC Europe...

Scott Bader will be promoting its expanded Crystic Ecogel range with a new ultra-low styrene Iso/NPG marine gelcoat at the JEC World Composites Show 2016, in Paris Nord Villepinte, France..In addition, Scott Bader says it will show its marine approved gelcoat additions to its 'GelTint' volumetric gel-tinting service; Crestabond PP-04, a new 1:1...

Company name: Scott Bader
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

Curing with the power of light

In UV curing, a reactive, usually solvent-free, material is applied to the substrate and polymerized by exposure to UV light. This polymerization, depending on the material thickness and type, takes only a few seconds.UV technology brings the following key advantages to the composites industry: one-component system with virtually no pot life...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Tuesday March 01st, 2016

Allnex Participates in JEC World 2016

Allnex, a leading supplier in coating resins and additives, will be participating in the JEC World 2016 composites show, taking place March 8-10 in Paris.Allnex will specifically feature its VIAPAL scratch resistant gel coats for sanitary ware and VIAPAL Gel Coats and Barrier Coats for pools and boats. These high-performance products offer superior...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Tuesday March 01st, 2016

6th FreeFOAM Consortium Meeting in Ljubljana

24th and 25th of February 2016 in Slovenia, the Wood Industry Cluster and company Plama-Pur d.o.o., hosted the sixth meeting of the project consortium FreeFOAM. Consortium reviewed activities since the previous meeting and discussed and agreed the various activities to be undertaken until the end of the project. The project passes in the final part...

Company name: the FreeFOAM project
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Interplasp is already a member of EUROPUR

The month of February was very intense and productive in Interplasp. We were working on new products and ideas to develop. However, the most anticipated news and what made us really happy came from the European Association of Flexible Polyurethane Foam Blocks Manufacturers, EUROPUR.The Board of Directors of EUROPUR has accepted our application for...

Company name: Interplasp
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

BRUFMA welcomes Xtratherm into membership

BRUFMA is today delighted to welcome Xtratherm into membership adding yet another high profile name to its growing list of members. Xtratherm owns and operates three state-of-art production facilities in the UK, Ireland and Belgium, manufacturing PIR insulating materials to the highest quality and performance standards.Barry Rafferty, Managing...

Company name: The British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

PaintExpo 2016: Solutions for more efficient coatings

More than 470 companies will present comprehensive offerings for the enhancement of liquid painting, powder coating and coil coating processes at the 6th PaintExpo at the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre from April 19-22, 2016.Innovations and further developments ranging from pre-treatment to quality control for practically all materials and material...

Company name: PaintExpo
Published On: Tuesday March 01st, 2016

Lubrizol to Participate at American Coatings Show (ACS) 2016

The Lubrizol Corporation announces it will participate at the American Coatings Show, which will be held April 12-14 in Indianapolis, IN.Lubrizol experts will present two technical presentations at the American Coatings Conference that should prove highly informative for coatings formulators. The first presentation, on April 12, will focus on Novel...

Company name: The Lubrizol Corporation
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Roof Insulation

Studies have found that 25% of heat loss in a property is through its roof so insulating your roof is an effective way of reducing your energy bills. With many people wanting to utilise the space in their attics or lofts or suffering from issues with their roofs such as nail fatigue or slate slippage using standard roof insulation products isn't...

Company name: Isothane Ltd
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

Icynene ProSeal closed-cell spray foam insulation awarded UL Greenguard Gold certification

High performance, ultra-low VOC closed-cell spray foam insulation Icynene ProSeal from leading spray foam manufacturer Icynene has met stringent chemical emission criteria to be awarded UL Greenguard Gold certification by UL Environment.The UL Greenguard Gold certification closely follows Icynene's recent introduction of one hour trades re-entry...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

Spray Polyurethane Faster With New ArmorThane System

ArmorThane has introduced the new HighLine spraying system. The increase in material flow rate to four gallons per minute will speed up project delivery to save time and money. The gun head's 360DEG rotation delivers smoother spraying into difficult angles. High-pressure spraying can be stopped and started during the application without powering...

Company name: ArmorThane
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

PPG debuts SPECTRACRON SPU conductive, non-conductive urethane primers

PPG's industrial coatings business has introduced SPECTRACRON SPU conductive and non-conductive urethane primers, the first products of their kind to be engineered for application over multiple plastic substrates, such as METTON LMR (liquid molding resin) and sheet-molded composite (SMC) plastics.Scott Laney, PPG liquid products manager, industrial...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Innovative Offers Two New Tools to Improve Your Projectís Success

Innovative has developed two new ways to access instant help when using our materials to create your polyurethane projects. One is a Processing Guide which includes many tips that will help you avoid making common mistakes and the other is an introductory step-by-step casting video. We believe you will find a great benefit in viewing both resources...

Company name: Innovative Polymers
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

APS Elastomers Develops Proprietary TPU Polycaprolactone for Suspension and Drive Train Components

One of the world's leaders in the polyurethane casting industry specializing in suspension and drive train components for automotive, light truck and off-road industries was looking for a thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) that could outlast and outperform the competition. Collaborating with their customer, APS Elastomers developed several proprietary...

Company name: APS Elastomers
Published On: Thursday March 03rd, 2016

Lubrizol Engineered Polymers Brings Innovation to Plastimagen 2016

The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business announces today that it will showcase several new and differentiated polymer solutions at Plastimagen 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico, March 8-11, 2016. Lubrizol Engineered Polymers will exhibit alongside the Lubrizol Performance Coatings and LifeSciences businesses at the Centro Banamex...

Company name: Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
Published On: Thursday March 03rd, 2016

PPI & OMS to Highlight Innovations in Delivery & Mixing of Blowing Agents and other Additives at...

Polyurethane Process Industries and the OMS Group will highlight innovations in third-stream delivery and mixing of pentane and hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) blowing agents, solid flame retardants and other additives at UTECH North America 2016.The two companies will exhibit in Booth 202 at the UTECH North America show, scheduled April 6 through 7, 2016,...

Company name: Polyurethane Process Industries
Published On: Tuesday March 01st, 2016

Custom is King Part 2 - Our Innovative Processes

To us, being a leader in our industry means more than offering the most extensive selection of products and services. At MPC, it's all about creating custom solutions for the unique needs of our valued customers. When we manufacture components from high performance semi-conductive urethanes, they need to be machined in order to achieve the exact...

Company name: Mearthane Products
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

Start-up operations of the OSV equipment in Russia

Last week a team of engineers and technologists has successfully completed an interesting project - manufacturing of the mixing and metering machine OSV M5000. Our specialists launched the machine, casted some samples and gave the maintenance recommendations. The whole project including design and production has been out at OSV Technologiya factory...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

SAIP Equipment to exhibit at UTECH North America

SAIP will participate at the next UTECH North America 2016 Polyurethanes Show to present its latest polyurethane processing technologies. Our experts will illustrate SAIP turn−key solutions for the using of flexible, rigid polyurethanes, integral skin, etc. in various applications, such as: ■ insulated sandwich panels for building and...

Company name: SAIP Srl
Published On: Thursday March 03rd, 2016

Specialty Products Inc. now offering PMC parts and equipment worldwide

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI) is proud to announce worldwide distribution of Polyurethane Machinery Corporation (PMC) polyurea and spray foam proportioners and parts. PMC parts and equipment are sold and delivered from four Specialty Products' locations in the US currently. SPI is a top distributor for PMC in the US, and stocks one of the...

Company name: Specialty Products, Inc
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Novel PU based sponge to clear oil spills effectively

A highly effective mechanical sponge can clear oil spills using foams with interconnected open porous structures through which water can flow easily, scientists say.The traditional method of clearing an oil spill, containing it with the use of booms and then 'sucking' the oil from the surface of the water, looks set to be replaced with polyurethane...

Company name: Istituto Italiano di Technologia
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016


Don't miss the chance to meet us at Yugbuild International Exhibition! From tomorrow to Thursday we'll be pleased to show all the advantages of our insulated panels' range and share the vision of a more efficient building industry. We'll be at Expograd Yug, Pavillion 2, booth B 411.

Company name: Isopan
Published On: Tuesday March 01st, 2016

PC/ABS and TPU Offer Biocompatibility, Durability to Mobile Patient Monitor

Continuous patient-monitoring systems require materials that are durable enough to protect interior components but will not irritate the patient's skin.Vios Medical's mobile monitoring device mixes that biocompatibility and toughness in several injection molded components utilizing Bayblend PC/ABS compound and Texin thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)...

Company name: Covestro - Product Center Polyurethanes
Published On: Thursday March 03rd, 2016

Custom Engineered Wheels Launches New Website

Custom Engineered Wheels is pleased to announce it has launched,a newly redesigned website on March 3rd, 2016.The new website provides our potential and existing customers with a detailed overview of our standard products, custom capabilities, and services offered. Our goals with the website upgrade included updated responsive...

Company name: Custom Engineered Wheel
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Lubrizol to Exhibit at Techtextil 2016

The Lubrizol Corporation announces it will exhibit at Techtextil 2016, to be held May 3-5 in Atlanta, GA at the Georgia World Congress Center. As a dedicated show for technical textiles and nonwovens, the event will gather leaders from the industry and provide Lubrizol an opportunity to showcase its portfolio of innovative fabric and coating...

Company name: The Lubrizol Corporation
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

RAMPF celebrates topping-out ceremony in Grafenberg

New administration building comprising some 500m2 of office space and 150m2 of canteen space to be completed in late summerGrafenberg. Numerous guests joined RAMPF to celebrate the topping-out of the new administration building in Grafenberg. Around 35 employees and a spacious canteen will be accommodated in the new building in late summer...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Thursday March 03rd, 2016

Wacker Establishes New Subsidiary and Technical Center in Colombia

Wacker Chemie AG is expanding its presence in Latin America by opening a new technical center for construction applications and a new subsidiary in Bogota, Colombia. The technical facility reportedly serves as a development and testing laboratory for dispersible polymer powders, which are used as binders for the regional building industry.In...

Company name: Wacker Chemie AG
Published On: Thursday March 03rd, 2016

Urethane Supply Company Announces Name Change

Urethane Supply Company announced on Tuesday that it has changed its name to Polyvance."Back in 1981, most of the bumper covers were actually made from urethane plastic," said Kurt Lammon, company president. "The founder of our company, Jim Sparks, came up with the original name because he supplied products required to repair urethane bumper...

Company name: Polyvance
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

Huntsman Names New President of Advanced Materials Division

Huntsman Corporation today announced that Scott Wright will succeed James Huntsman as President of Huntsman's Advanced Materials division, effective June 1.Most recently Vice President-Europe for Huntsman's Advanced Materials division, a position to which he was appointed in 2011, Wright joined Huntsman in 1999 with the acquisition of ICI. He...

Company name: Huntsman Advanced Materials
Published On: Thursday March 03rd, 2016

Avery Dennison Materials Group names Hassan Rmaile global vice president, R&D

Avery Dennison Corporation today announced the appointment of Hassan Rmaile as the global vice president of R&D for its Materials Group effective immediately. He replaces Sjaak Elmendorp, who will be retiring from the company after 22 years of valued service.As global VP for R&D, Rmaile will oversee the Materials Group's extensive global R&D...

Company name: Avery Dennison
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

Fomo Products, Inc. adds new National Account Manager

Fomo Products, Inc. is proud to welcome Dane Malmberg as National Account Manager. In this role, Malmberg will help bring consistency to national accounts with multiple branches, working closely with territory managers.Prior to joining Fomo Products, Inc., Malmberg spent the last eight years in the building materials and insulation industry, most...

Company name: Fomo Products, Inc
Published On: Wednesday March 02nd, 2016

Associative non-ionic thickening agents containing alkyl cyclohexanol alkoxylates, their uses and...

The present invention concerns new associative thickening agents belonging to the category of HEURs (Hydrophobically modified Ethylene oxide URethane). These products contain an original associative monomer with a base of alkyl cyclohexanol alkoxylates. Their thickening power is equal to or greater than that procured by HEUR associative thickening...

Company name: Coatex
Published On: Sunday March 06th, 2016

Antimicrobial polyurethane foam and process to make the same

An antimicrobial polyurethane foam that is formed from: a multi-functional isocyanate component; an aqueous polyol component reactive with the multi-functional isocyanate component; an antimicrobial metallic compound; and a complexing agent. The complexing agent is used to form a stable blend of the antimicrobial metallic compound with the polyol...

Company name: Avent
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Novel 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: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Tertiary amine composition and method for making the composition

A composition and method for producing a tertiary amine is disclosed. The tertiary amine is contacted with an inert gas. The inert gas is nitrogen or more preferably argon. The amine composition is useful in producing polyurethane foam with lower levels of chemical emissions particularly lower emissions of toxic chemicals.

Company name: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Water-emulsifiable isocyanates for coatings having an improved gloss

The invention relates to new, water-emulsifiable isocyanates, to a process for preparing water-emulsifiable isocyanates, and to the use thereof.

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

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: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Process for producing urethane resin particles for slush molding

The present invention is urethane resin particles (C) for slush mold which contain a urethane resin (D) and an additive (N), wherein the particles have a shape factor SF1 of 101 to 200, a shape factor SF2 of 120 to 240, and a central particle diameter of 20 to 500 .mu.m. It is preferred that the urethane resin (D) has a concentration of urea groups...

Company name: Sanyo Chemical Industries
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Radiation curable amino(meth)acrylates

The invention relates to amino(meth)acrylates obtained from the reaction of amines with a mixture of urethane(meth)acrylates and (meth)acrylated diluent sand their use for making coatings, adhesives, varnishes and inks. The amino(meth)acrylates of the invention are particularly suited for use in sealer compositions for parquet and laminate floors.

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Silyl terminated prepolymers, method for making them and adhesive compositions made therefrom

An improved silane modified polymer useful in adhesive compositions is made from a silane precursor material made by a process comprising reacting an organic compound having a backbone that is terminated by an amino group having at least one active amino hydrogen and a hydrolysable silane, wherein the backbone is comprised of at least one secondary...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Hydrophilic polyaspartic esters

Disclosed are polyaspartic esters obtainable by reaction of at least one polyamine component A), comprising an amine compound of the formula (I), ##STR00001## where X is a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched, aliphatic or cycloaliphatic or aromatic organic radical which is substituted or unsubstituted and/or has heteroatoms in the chain, Y...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Coating compositions capable of producing surfaces with dry-erase properties

Disclosed are waterborne coating compositions that include: (a) a base-neutralized carboxylic acid functional polyacrylate; and (b) a water-miscible polyaziridine, in which the composition is substantially free of isocyanate functionality. Also disclosed are methods of using such compositions to produce a dry-erase surface and kits that include...

Company name: Sumika Bayer Urethane
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Adhesive for solar battery protective sheets

The present invention provides an adhesive for solar battery protective sheets, comprising a urethane resin obtainable by mixing an acrylic polyol with an isocyanate compound; and a hydroxyphenyltriazine based compound, wherein the acrylic polyol is obtainable by polymerizing polymerizable monomers, the polymerizable monomers comprise a monomer...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Method of sealing a porous fibrous substrate, and method of making a door

A method of surface sealing a porous fibrous substrate is provided. According to the method, a porous fibrous substrate possessing a moisture content and a surface with pores is provided. A sealant composition is applied to a surface of the porous fibrous substrate and permitted to penetrate the surface pores of the porous fibrous substrate and...

Company name: Masonite
Published On: Sunday March 06th, 2016

Light reflective film and method for manufacturing the same

An exemplary light reflective film painted on a smooth reflective surface of a base includes a composition. The composition consists of polyester polyols, isocyanate, N-butyl acetate and light reflective powders. A mass of the polyester polyols and isocyanate is 15%-30% of the total mass of the composition, a mass of the N-butyl acetate is 50% of...

Company name: Hon Hai Precision Industry
Published On: Sunday March 06th, 2016

Composite parts comprising plastically deformable rigid polyurethane foam, adhesive and covering...

The present invention relates to a process for producing composite parts comprising a thermoformable rigid polyurethane foam and a covering material, wherein a thermoformable polyurethane foam is provided and adhesively bonded to covering material, where a moisture-curing polyurethane adhesive which is cured by bringing into contact with an...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Sunday March 06th, 2016

Roof venting system

A roof venting system for removing warm and moist air from the interior of a building to the outside through a vent opening in the roof. The system includes a vent cover member for placement over the vent opening and two foam members through which the indoor warm and moist air must pass when the air flows from the building interior to the outside....

Company name: Hibco Plastics
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Polyurethane based roadway forming

Provided herein are roadways containing polyurethane materials. A roadway includes a base layer of a compacted in situ material and/or a wear layer disposed on the base layer. One or both of these layers may include the polyurethane material to bind other components in the layers and to form more robust and durable roadway structures capable of...

Company name: Technisoil Industrial
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Tire with carbon black reinforced polyurethane

This invention relates to a vehicular tire containing at least one carbon black reinforced polyurethane component.

Company name: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Polishing pad production method

The present invention is directed to a method for producing a polishing pad having a polishing layer comprising a sheet of a flexible polyurethane resin foam, the flexible polyurethane resin foam having an Asker D hardness of 30 or less at C., and the method comprising: step A of cooling a block comprising the flexible polyurethane resin...

Company name: Toyo Tire and Rubber Co
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Archery target with coated liner

An archery target includes an impact-absorbing core configured to arrest an incoming projectile and a multilayered bag enveloping the impact-absorbing core and defining an outer surface of the target. The multilayered bag includes a flexible fabric layer comprising a plurality of interwoven fibers and a polyurethane coating layer applied to the...

Company name: J&L Targets
Published On: Sunday March 06th, 2016

Golf ball compositions

Disclosed herein are polyurethane golf ball compositions. The compositions are prepared by adding a UV absorber to a polyol prior to reacting the polyol with an isocyanate to form a prepolymer, or by adding the UV absorber to the prepolymer, which is then reacted with a curing agent to form the polyurethane.

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Golf balls having foam center containing clay particulate

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

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Saturday March 05th, 2016

Multi-layer golf ball with bladder core

The present disclosure is directed to a golf ball and a method for manufacturing a golf ball including a bladder core. In at least one embodiment, the bladder core includes an ethyl vinyl alcohol copolymer layer combined with multiple layers of thermoplastic polyurethane or other material to prevent leakage. In addition, it is contemplated that the...

Company name: Nike
Published On: Sunday March 06th, 2016

Regrind polyurethane with glycol or polyol additive

A surface element including a recycled polyurethane and a glycol or polyol additive is provided. The surface element has an increased tearability as compared to the recycled polyurethane. An article of footwear and methods of preparing an article of footwear are also provided.

Company name: Nike
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Solvent‐free synthesis of polyols from 1‐butene metathesized palm oil for use in...

Green Polyols were synthesized from a 1‐butene cross metathesized palm oil (PMTAG) using a green, solvent free epoxidation and hydroxylation pathway. The synthetic strategy was adapted to control the degree of double bond epoxidation and ultimately the hydroxyl value of the polyols. The polyols comprised diol and tetrol monomers with terminal...

Company name: Trent University
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Assessment of adhesion and surface properties of polyurethane coatings based on non-polar and...

Polyurethane (PU)-based coatings attract much more attention in various applications due to their unique and versatile properties. Non-polar hydrophobic PU coatings are being extensively explored as advanced coatings. Here, a novel hydrophobic PU coating is synthesized based on combination of non-polar polyols, polypropylene glycol (PPG) and...

Company name: Amirkabir University of Technology
Published On: Thursday March 03rd, 2016

High elongation thermoplastic Polyester‐urethanes based on widely available diacid...

A series of new α,ω‐dihydroxy terminated polyester oligomers are synthesized from the condensation reaction of various aliphatic diols with a mixture of diacids rich in 2‐methylglutaric acid, MGA, an abundant and well‐defined industrial product. Their adipic acid (AA)‐based counterparts are also prepared and the...

Company name: Universit� de Lyon
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016

Effect of the porous structure of polymer foams on the remediation of oil spills

Current approaches for the remediation of oil spills propose the utilization of functionalized polymeric foams as efficient oil absorbents. However, for the majority of the materials employed, the studies are focused on sophisticated surface treatments while the significant role of the morphological parameters of the porous structure of the...

Company name: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
Published On: Monday March 07th, 2016


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