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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES
Milliken Showcases Additives for the Auto Industry

Milliken representatives are in Mannheim, Germany, this week, showcasing technology for lighter automotive parts at the 2016 VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Conference.Now in its 40th edition, the conference will run through tomorrow and features such themes as interior and exterior advancements and lightweight design. With plastics and...

Company name: Milliken Chemical
Published On: Thursday March 10th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> DEAERATOR
BASF launches highly effective deaerator for 100% solids coating systems

BASF recently launched Efka PB 2744, a defoamer for fast and effective deaeration of 100% solids coating systems. It provides excellent efficiency, long-term persistency and effectiveness against macro and micro foam. It also enhances leveling and surface smoothness while improving stability under sheer stress and storage conditions.Efka PB 2744 is...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
BASF to launch fire-protective solutions at Chinaplas

BASF is set to launch a new range of applications that help improve fire protection in China, both in fire-fighting and fire prevention, at Chinaplas 2016 expo, at Shanghai new international expo centre, from April 25 to 28, 2016.At Chinaplas 2016, BASF will showcase a fire-fighter's helmet made with thermoplastics Ultrason and Ultramid for the...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Carbon dioxide in ever wider use as a raw material

Carbon dioxide is being used ever more widely as a novel raw material in plastics production. As part of the "Production Dreams" project, materials manufacturer Covestro is working with RWTH Aachen University and the Technical University of Berlin, both in Germany, on a further process that will enable the greenhouse gas to be used as well in the...

Company name: Covestro - Product Center Polyurethanes
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> COMPOSITE MATRIX RESINS
RUHL PUROMER GmbH at JEC World 2016

For the second consecutive year, Ruhl Puromer will be exhibiting at JEC world, taking place from 8th to 10th March in Paris, on a shared booth with VELOX, a leading European distributor of speciality materials for the plastics, composites, additives and paints and coatings industry . At Booth N25 in Hall 5.A at the exhibition center Paris Nord...

Company name: Ruehl Puromer Gmb
Published On: Tuesday March 08th, 2016

 
Henkel products for modern lightweight applications at the JEC exhibition - A lighter future

For the automotive and aircraft manufacturing industry lightweight solutions are still trending. Materials such as aluminum and carbon fibers improve not only the energy balance but also the comfort in application through concise formability. To save any further weight and to bind ultra-lightweight components, an increasing number of manufacturers...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> ADHESIVES
Huntsman and Haydale develop graphene enhanced resins for composite applications

Huntsman Advanced Materials GmbH, a global manufacturer of epoxy, acrylic and polyurethane based polymer products is delivering significant step change in the market for nano-composites through its collaboration with Haydale Composite Solutions Ltd (HCS), a specialist in the development of enhanced graphene and nano particulate materials....

Company name: Huntsman Advanced Materials
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
FOAMS
Johnson Controls makes new polyurethane foam

Johnson Controls, the leading manufacturer of automotive seating systems and components, has developed its third generation of reduced-emissions polyurethane foam.Depending on the specification, the foam registers up to 90 per cent fewer VOCs (volatile organic compounds) than ten years ago. Johnson Controls also has significantly reduced the...

Company name: Johnson Controls
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
March issue of the European Coatings Journal is out

Nothing is more relaxing than sitting in a rocking chair with a cup of coffee and a good book in your hand. Or enjoying the sun on a wooden bench, looking at the sea. Either inside or outside - the end-user is primarily interested in appearance and convenience of his piece of furnitureNowadays, modern wood coatings must be all-rounders, providing...

Company name: European-coatings.com
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
Learn More about Protective Coatings

The protective properties offered by a range of industrial and marine coatings are the focus of the next free webinar from JPCL and SSPC.Covestro's Ahren Olson will present "Performance Properties of Protective Coatings" from 11 am to noon ET Wednesday, March 16.Webinar participants will be eligible to receive continuing education credits from...

Company name: The Paint Research Association
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Coatings as Thermal Barriers: Safety and Code Compliance

Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is combustible, producing thick smoke and flammable gases as it burns. These gases can also ignite, resulting in a flashover. Given this, the International Building Code (IBC) mandates that a 15-minute thermal barrier or "Alternate Approved Covering" be used to separate SPF from a building's occupied interior. There is...

Company name: International Fireproof Technology
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYASPARTIC COATINGS
Sherwin-Williams Bags Steel Tank Institute Award

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings was awarded the Steel Tank Institute (STI) 2015 Affiliate New Product of the Year for its EnviroLastic Polyaspartic coatings at STI's annual meeting in partnership with the Steel Plate Fabricators Association. The foundation of the EnviroLastic Polyaspartic product line is high-throughput applications...

Company name: Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
PPG expands DELFLEET Evolution paint system with new surfacer

The PPG commercial coatings group has added F4932 2.1 VOC (volatile organic compound) Urethane Surfacer to the DELFLEET Evolution product line. F4932 is a high-build gray urethane surfacer with excellent fill properties.The new surfacer offers characteristics designed to enhance and maximize shop productivity. F4932 provides exceptional flexibility...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Titebond Introduces Drool-Free Cartridge with Launch of Fast Set Polyurethane Construction Adhesive

Fast Set eliminates the waste and mess when adhesive continues to extrude or run on from the cartridge in the moments following application. The drool-free feature is noteworthy because other construction adhesives - especially those that are polyurethane-based - characteristically produce after-flow.Titebond has put a stop to wasteful, messy...

Company name: Titebond
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
A boat made from recyclable thermoplastic composite

The companies chose JEC World 2016 to unveil this prototype sailboat. The hull and the bridge of this 6.5m boat are entirely made from a recyclable thermoplastic composite, thanks to the Elium resin, infused with carbon fibre.The boat is the result of the open innovation venture set up between Arkama and Lalou Multi, a race boat specialist.Daniel...

Company name: Arkema
Published On: Sunday March 13th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
General Plastics to Showcase FST/OSU-Compliant Aerospace Foam Core Series at JEC World in Paris

General Plastics Manufacturing Company will participate in the JEC World Composites Show and Conferences March 8-10 in Paris - the largest international exhibition for the composites industry. Previously known as JEC Europe, this event is expected to attract more than 35,000 professionals, representing 100 countries. General Plastics will feature...

Company name: General Plastics
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Start-up operations of the OSV equipment in Poland

At the end of February the specialists of our enterprise has completed a project - manufacturing of the compact mixing and metering machine OSV Mini AB 2000. After successful launching of the machine, our experts casted a few samples and gave the maintenance recommendations. The whole project including design and production has been carried out at...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Thursday March 10th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Acrotech: Overstock Urethane Now Up

We have recently added an Overstock Urethane Page. It can be found here Overstock Urethane We are very excited to be offering some of these long term residents to you at a deep deep discount. Please feel free to check it out / browse it over and come back often. We will be updating the page as often as we can. These Items are not factory seconds,...

Company name: Acrotech
Published On: Thursday March 10th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING
The Indian Construction Industry 2015 Review

Flowcrete India has compiled an in depth report on the Indian Construction industry in 2015.Second only to agriculture, the manufacturing and construction sector is the largest employer and contributor to economic activity in India.Around 50% of construction activity in India is associated with infrastructure. The rest relates to industrial...

Company name: Flowcrete
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Benecke-Kaliko Opens Second Plant in China

Following a year of construction, Benecke-Kaliko has officially opened a new plant in Changzhou, China to manufacture the environment-friendly, low-emission and non-allergenic automotive interior materials Acella Eco und Acella Eco green.Series production has been running since the end of 2015 with an approx. 100-strong workforce; 50 more jobs are...

Company name: Benecke-Kaliko
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
Iran to become a hub for automotive manufacturing

Iran could become a hub for automotive production in the region given its capacities in this industry, director of the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) says during the 3rd Automotive Industry International Conference which is underway in Tehran.Attended by 363 Iranian and 137 international automakers, the third Iran...

Company name: Iranian Polyurethane Industry
Published On: Sunday March 13th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SEATS
Magna to open new seat-making facility in China

Automotive parts supplier Magna International Inc. is opening a new seat-making facility in China to supply Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co's Volvo car group.In a statement, Magna said that the 5,200-square-meter facility in Taizhou, China, is to be completed by mid-2016, and will produce complete seating systems for a small crossover utility...

Company name: Magna Seating
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> MINING>> SCREENS
A new era has dawned!

A new era has dawned with the launch of WS2.10 modules. This new revolutionary system has many features:Compatible with the original WS85Easy wear protectionInstalled quicklyUser friendlySecure.Come and see for yourself on our stand at Bauma and Hillhead 2016.

Company name: Tema Isenmann Ltd
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL
Barrel finishing, made of hot-curing polyurethane

In early March the technologists of the OSV Technologiya company have completed a project for manufacturing of the barrel finishing.■ Material for products - hot-curing poluyrethane elastomer TDI 95A ■ Equipment - mixing and dosing machine OSV M5000 ■ Destination - cleansing and treatment of the solid materials' surfaces

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Thursday March 10th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> CASTER & WHEELS
Raymond introduces line of branded wheels and tires for end-to-end solutions

The Raymond Corporation unveiled a new line of polyurethane wheels and tires formulated to meet the usage demands of lift trucks running at optimum levels. The new wheels and tires include: Raymond Smoothy premium steer and drive tires and load wheels; Raymond UltraRide premium steer and drive tires; and Raymond preferred steer and drive tires and...

Company name: Raymond
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> GASKET & SEALS
Failure Mechanism gaskets at High Temperatures

Previous blog posts emphasized the importance of assessing the peak temperatures anticipated in a gasketed joint. Left unsaid has been why this matters. It's probably obvious that polyurethane, nitrile and silicone gaskets all have a temperature at which they melt. More important, all will likely fail under prolonged exposed to temperatures near...

Company name: Hennig Gasket & Seals
Published On: Tuesday March 08th, 2016

 
PEOPLE
Obituary: Donald E. Schuler, co-founder of Winfield Industries

Donald E. Schuler, a co-founder of Winfield Industries, died Tuesday at his Williamsville home. He was 87.Born in Buffalo, he earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Canisius College in 1950, and earned his master's in chemistry from Canisius two years later.He served in the Army from 1952 to 1954 in the Medical Analysis Research Lab at the...

Company name: Winfield Industries
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
Polyurea University announces Abraham Bosman as recipient of Master Polyurea Applicator Degree

The Polyurea University hosted by VersaFlex Inc. has announced that Abraham Bosman of BMB Corrosion Services CC in South Africa has successfully completed all seven polyurea training classes and earned the Degree of Master Polyurea Applicator. Bosman is the first and only individual to have completed all of the requirements and classes in order to...

Company name: The Polyurea University
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
Chromaflo Hires New Thermoset Team Member

Chromaflo Technologies, one of the leading independent global suppliers of colorant systems, chemical and pigment dispersions, is pleased to announce that An Nguyen has accepted the Thermoset Americas Technical Service Representative position. In this role, Nguyen will provide direct technical support to Chromaflo's Thermoset customers and top...

Company name: Chromaflo Technologies
Published On: Tuesday March 08th, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
OSV Technologiya free technical seminar: Polymer spring

OSV Technologiya company invites you to take a part in the free technical seminar called "Polymer spring", which will be held on the 15th of April 2016. FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS: ■ Free set of casting samples of all materials, demonstrated during the seminar. 1 kg of each product - providing that there are samples of end-products of your...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
Specialty Products Inc. Announces 2015 Distributor of the Year Award

Specialty Products, Inc.'s 2015 Distributor of the Year Award is a remarkable accomplishment. It is with great pleasure we recognize and congratulate our 2015 Distributor of The Year, SPI Performance Coatings, Ltd, of Wiltshire, UK. This is the second time SPI Performance Coatings, Ltd has achieved this award. They were also the 2013 Distributor...

Company name: Specialty Products, Inc
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
Arsenal-backed Accella acquires Quadrant Urethane Tech's spray foam division

Accella Performance Materials (Accella), a leading manufacturer of polyurethanes and recycled rubber products, today announces the acquisition of Quadrant Urethane Technologies Spray Foam Division (Quadrant Spray Foam). Quadrant Spray Foam, a leading manufacturer of spray foams for insulation, is based in McKinney Texas, and will continue to...

Company name: Accella Polyurethane Systems
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
Efficient industrial production with materials and machinery from RAMPF

The RAMPF Group is showcasing innovative foam gaskets, construction casting resins, filter casting and bonding systems, as well as high-performance dis-pensing robots and desktop dispensing cells along with its Italian partner Cabelpiù at MECSPE 2016 in Parma, Italy from March 17 to 19 - Hall 6, Stand F26.The joint RAMPF and Cabelpiù stand at...

Company name: RAMPF-Gruppe
Published On: Tuesday March 08th, 2016

 
HEALTH & SAFETY
Be Educated About PPE

First of all, what is PPE? Personal Protection Equipment, otherwise known as PPE, is used to control physical and health related hazards in the workplace. It is always best to eliminate a workplace hazard. When they cannot be satisfactorily eliminated, items such as gloves, safety glasses, earplugs, and steel-toed shoes help to minimize or...

Company name: Molded Dimensions
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
GREEN CHEMISTRY
Innovation Award - Bio-based Material of the Year 2016: Top 6 candidates nominated!

For the ninth year in a row, the Innovation Award Bio-based Material of the Year will be awarded to the young, innovative bio-based material industry, finding suitable applications and markets for bio-based products. The competition focuses on new developments in these areas, which have had (or will have) a market launch in 2015 or 2016. The...

Company name: The nova-Institute for Ecology and Innovation
Published On: Wednesday March 09th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CURING AGENTS - CROSSLINKERS
Light reflective film and method for manufacturing the same

An exemplary light reflective film painted on a smooth reflective surface of a metal base includes a composition. The composition consists of curing agents and light reflective powders. The curing agents include acrylic monomers, acrylic urethane oligomers, polyester acrylic modified polyester oligomers and photo initiators. A method for...

Company name: Hon Hai Precision Industry
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ISOCYANATES
Isocyanate-containing formulations

Low-viscosity preparations of isocyanate compounds in solvents, and their use.

Company name: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
Method for producing light-coloured polyisocyanates

The invention relates to a method for producing light-coloured polyisocyanates by phosgenation of mixtures comprising MDA and polycyclic aromatic polyamines that have o-phenylenediamine units incorporated via methylene bridges. The invention further relates to the polyisocyanate mixtures obtainable by this method.

Company name: Bayer Intellectual Property
Published On: Saturday March 12th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Polyurea macromer and latexes thereof

The present invention is a composition comprising a) a stable aqueous dispersion of polymer particles having one or more structural units of i) a polyurea macromer; and ii) an acrylate, a methacrylate, a vinyl ester, or a styrene monomer, or a combination thereof; and/or b) an aqueous mixture of a i) polyurea macromer polymer particles; and b)...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> EMULSIONS
Aluminim-zinc hot-plated steel plate having excellent weather resistance, corrosion resistance and...

Disclosed is an aluminium-zinc hot-plated steel plate having excellent weather resistance, corrosion resistance and alkali resistance, and an environmental-friendly surface treating agent therefor, wherein after the surface treatment of the aluminium-zinc hot-plated steel plate using an environmental-friendly surface treating agent consisting of...

Company name: Baoshan Iron & Steel
Published On: Saturday March 12th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
Anisotropic conductive film, composition for the same, and apparatus including the same

An anisotropic conductive film includes a binder part, a curing part, an initiator, and conductive particles, wherein the binder part includes at least one of a nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) resin and a urethane resin, the anisotropic conductive film has a halogen ion content of more than 0 ppm to about 100 ppm.

Company name: Cheil Industries
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Encapsulation of personal care actives

Described are methods for encapsulating a personal care active, comprising preparing an aqueous phase, comprising partially hydrolyzed polyvinyl alcohol and a cosmetically acceptable non-ionic surfactant, preparing an oil phase, comprising the personal care active and isocyanate or polyisocyanate, homogenizing the aqueous phase and oil phase to...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
FOAMS
PUR foam with enlarged cell structure

Described are (a) a process for production of polyurethane foam by reacting one or more polyol components with one or more isocyanate components, wherein wax having a congealing point in the range from 40.degree. C. to 90.degree. C. is employed as an additive, (b) a polyurethane foam obtainable by said process, (c) the use of waxes having a...

Company name: Evonik Industries
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Method of producing polyurethane foam for cosmetic application and polyurethane foam for cosmetic...

A method of producing a polyurethane foam for cosmetic application by machine foaming using a polyol component, a polyisocyanate component, a catalyst, a foam stabilizer and an inert gas is disclosed. The polyol component used contains 30 mass % or more of bifunctional polyol with a ratio of primary hydroxyl groups to terminal hydroxyl groups of...

Company name: Toyo Quality One
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Non-isocyanate rigid polymer foams by carbon-michael addition and foaming process

Polymer foam is made from a two-component foam system. The foam system includes an A-side component which contains a multifunctional Michael acceptor and a blowing agent that has a boiling temperature in the range -40.degree. C. to +100.degree. C. The system also includes a B-side component that contains a multifunctional carbon-Michael donor, a...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Saturday March 12th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesive composition, adhesive varnish, adhesive film and wiring film

An adhesive composition includes (A) a phenoxy resin including a plurality of hydroxyl groups at a side chain: 100 parts by mass, (B) a multifunctional isocyanate compound including an isocyanate and at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of a vinyl group, an acrylate group and a methacrylate group within its molecule: 2...

Company name: Hitachi Metal
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
Polyurethane adhesive having low gross heat of combustion and insulation panels assembled with such...

A polyurethane adhesive having a low gross heat of combustion is used to assemble insulation panels such as mineral wool insulation panels. The polyurethane adhesive contains a polyisocyanate side and a polyol side. The polyol side includes a certain polyether ether polyol and an aromatic polyester diol. The mixture of these polyols provides...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Saturday March 12th, 2016

 
Two component polyurethane composition

The present invention relates to a polyurethane composition consisting of a first and a second component, wherein the first component comprises an alkoxylated aromatic diol, a low molecular weight aliphatic or cycloaliphatic diol and a specific polybutadiene polyol in specific ratios. The cured composition is characterized by having good adhesive...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FOAMS
Composite formed board

The invention relates to composite formed board used as a construction element for pavements, platforms, terraces, floors, walkways, particularly intended to be used in the open, outside buildings. This invention is an additional invention for the invention of the application No. PL 401233. The composite made of plastic and organic material with a...

Company name: AP Plast
Published On: Saturday March 12th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS
Covering fabric for aircraft in general air travel

The present invention relates to a covering fabric for covering aircraft. The fabric itself may be coated with one or more layers of a crosslinked anionic aliphatic polyester-polyurethane dispersion and/or is woven from coated fibers or filaments. A covering fabric of the invention may be glued using a thermoactivatable heat-crosslinking adhesive....

Company name:
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COATED FABRICS>> LEATHER FINISHES
Method for producing leather for covering aircraft seats with leather

In a manufacturing method (HV) for producing finished leather (FL) for covering components with leather, wherein the following process steps for treating a leather hide (LH) are performed on a raw hide (RH) as an initial product for producing the finished leather (FL) as an end product of the method: mechanical process steps in which the leather...

Company name: Wollsdorf Leder Schmidt
Published On: Saturday March 12th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball

The invention provides a golf ball having a core encased by a cover of one or more layer, which cover is formed of a material composed primarily of a thermoplastic polyurethane material and containing also a lubricant composed primarily of a montanic acid ester. Paint film adhesion is not adversely affected even when the mold temperature during...

Company name: DIC Covestro Polymer
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
Low compression three-piece golf ball with an aerodynamic drag rise at high speeds

An ultra-low compression three-piece golf ball is disclosed herein. The core preferably has a PGA compression less than 30. The mantle layer and cover have approximately the same thickness. The cover comprises a thermoplastic polyurethane material and has a specific gravity greater than the core and mantle layer. The golf ball has a PGA compression...

Company name: Callaway Golf Company
Published On: Friday March 11th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PACKAGING
Composite for packaging a medical device and method of forming the same

A composite for packaging a medical device has a first layer including an aromatic polyether polyurethane and a second layer. The first layer forms a base that has a plurality of walls extending therefrom to define a cavity for receiving the medical device. The second layer is disposed on the first layer opposite the cavity. The composite is formed...

Company name: UFP Technologies, Inc
Published On: Saturday March 12th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Process for the preparation of di- and polyamines from the diphenylmethane series

The present invention provides a process for preparing di- and polyamines from the diphenylmethane series by converting aniline and formaldehyde in the absence of an acid catalyst to give aminal and water, removing the aqueous phase and further processing the organic aminal phase to give the di- and polyamines of the diphenylmethane series, in...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
Process for hydrogenating aromatic di- and polyamines to cycloaliphatic di- and polyamines

A process for hydrogenating aromatic di- and polyamines is provided comprising the steps of reacting the aromatic amine with hydrogen in the presence of a catalytic system, wherein the catalytic system comprises a heterogeneous catalyst comprising a metal selected from the group consisting of Cr, Mo, W, Mn, Re, Fe, Ru, Os, Co, Rh, Ir, Ni, Pd and/or...

Company name: Bayer MaterialScience AG
Published On: Saturday March 12th, 2016

 
CARPET BACKINGS
Method for making polyurethane foam floor covering products with postconsumer carpet fibers

Polyurethane floor covering products are formed from a web layer containing at least 30% by weight fibers. A cooled polyurethane foam formulation which includes at least one polyisocyanate, water and at least one polyol having an equivalent weight of at least 500 is applied to the web layer. The wetted web layer is then compressed to mechanically...

Company name:
Published On: Saturday March 12th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Waterborne polyurethanes from CO2 based polyols with comprehensive hydrolysis/oxidation resistance

Carbon dioxide based oligo(carbonate–ether) diols (CO2-polyols) with both carbonate units and ether units in one polymer chain were prepared by copolymerization of CO2 and propylene oxide (PO) using a zinc–cobalt double metal complex as the catalyst, and used to prepare CO2 based waterborne polyurethanes (CO2-WPUs). The carbonate units in...

Company name: Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> WATER-BORNE
Preparation of waterborne polyurethanes based on the organic solvent-free process

A green waterborne polyurethane (WPU) was prepared based on an organic solvent-free process, using sodium 2,4-diaminobenzenesulfonate (SDBS) as a chain extender. Water was only used to dissolve the solid reactants and reduce the viscosity, obtaining the homogenized reaction mixture. Characterization results showed that this green WPU presented...

Company name: Polymer Research Institute of Sichuan University
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Polyurethane/Soya Protein Isolate Green Composites: Spectral, Microstructural, Thermal, Swelling,...

A series of polyurethane (PU) green composites were synthesized with varying amounts, viz. 0, 2, 4, 8, and 12 wt% of soya protein isolate (SPI). Formation of the urethane linkage in the prepared green composites is revealed by infrared spectroscopy. The glass transition temperature (Tg) of the fabricated PU/SPI composites has been evaluated by...

Company name: University of Mysore Manasagangotri
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Divergent Reactivity of N-Isocyanates with Primary and Secondary Amines: Access to Pyridazinones and...

Cascade reactions for the synthesis of 1,2,4-triazinones and 5-aminopyridazinones are reported using α-ketocarbazones as N-isocyanate precursors and exploiting the divergent reactivity observed with primary and secondary amines. Triazinones were formed with primary amines, likely through addition of the amine on the N-isocyanate, followed by...

Company name: University of Ottawa
Published On: Monday March 14th, 2016

 
 

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