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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS
China YaRui Chemical Launched Eco-Friendly and Low-Toxicity Diethyl Toluene Diamine (DETDA) and...

China YaRui Chemical, a research and manufacturing company that specializes in producing export-quality high-quality chemical products, recently launched laboratory-made low-toxicity Diethyl toluene diamine (DETDA) and Triethyl Phosphate products. The Dimethyl Thio-Toluene Diamine, Diethyl Toluene Diamine, and Triethyl Phosphate solvents that the...

Company name: YaRui Chemical
Published On: Monday April 25th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
EBECRYL 898 in European Coatings Journal, April issue: New UV/EB curable binder for matte...

Reducing the level of matting agent makes it possible to formulate finishes with improved rheology, transparency, and stain and scratch resistance on wood, resilient flooring, plastics and paper foil substrates. A new matte extender creates highly versatile, stable coating systems that are easy to formulate.

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POTTING / ENCAPSULATION RESINS
Fast Curing Polyurethane Potting & Encapsulating Compound

High performance two component Potting and Encapsulating materials are known for their slow room temperature cure times. This becomes a frustrating productivity issue for many manufacturers. Epoxies, Etc. has a solution. A newly developed polyurethane cures within one hour at room temperature. The 20-2183 is unique because it does not have a...

Company name: Epoxies, Etc
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> POLYUREA
VOC-free fiberglass alternative boosts throughput, reduces cost

Fiberglass is a strong, lightweight, formable and somewhat flexible material used to manufacture everything from boats and automobiles to water park slides. There can be a health cost, however: The resins, which typically contain styrene, that serve as a binding agent for the fiberglass strands emit hazardous volatile organic compounds (VOCs)...

Company name: VersaFlex
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
BASF signs agreement to acquire automotive refinish coatings assets of Guangdong Yinfan Chemistry

BASF has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Guangdong Yinfan Chemistry Co., Ltd. in China. With this acquisition, BASF will establish a stronger coatings production footprint by gaining access to a state-of-the-art automotive refinish coatings plant in China. It will also enable BASF to broaden its automotive refinish portfolio in Asia...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Wednesday April 20th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
BASF SE : launches new MasterTop flooring and cleaning products on the European market

With MasterTop TC 417W Clear, BASF has added a transparent, water-based polyurethane topcoat for decorative flooring solutions with enhanced hygienic and optical properties. This complements the BASF product portfolio of chemical solutions for construction, which is bundled under the Master Builders Solutionsbrand.The main advantages of the new...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
Dur-A-Flex Grows Business Development Group

Dur-A-Flex, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial, industrial and institutional resinous floor systems,has appointed Peter J. Shields as Business Development Manager, Northeast.Shields brings to Dur-A-Flex, Inc. a wealth of knowledge of the flooring industry as well as 'boots on the ground' experience. He spent 14 years as the Northeast...

Company name: Dur-A-Flex
Published On: Friday April 22nd, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
CEA Farms Creates Eco-Friendly Building Solution with Demilec's New Spray Foam Insulation

Demilec Inc., one of North America's largest manufacturers of spray foam insulation and polyurea products, recently insulated The CEA Grill with its new closed-cell spray system (ccSPF), formulated with Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA). The CEA Grill is a farm-to-fork experience restaurant located within CEA Farms, an urban farm in...

Company name: Demilec
Published On: Wednesday April 20th, 2016

 
Premium Spray Products - An Accella Brand - Announces Building Code Compliance of Foamsulate 220 &...

Premium Spray Products - a brand of Accella Polyurethane Systems, a leading manufacturer of spray foam insulation and coatings today announced its Foamsulate 220 closed-cell spray foam has recently been qualified as an interior wall insulation system which complies with the International Building Code and International Residential Code when...

Company name: Premium Spray Products
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Mogul introduces new line of TPU nonwoven fabrics for elastics applications

Mogul has announced the launch of a new product line comprising polyester based thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) fabrics under its ELASTEX brand of nonwovens.Mogul ELASTEX TPU products are designed to provide maximum elongation and maximum elastic recovery. ELASTEX TPU is a highly elastic product for use where good stretching capability is needed. ...

Company name: Mogul
Published On: Sunday April 24th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
Successful technical seminar Polymer Spring at OSV Technologiya plant

On Friday 15th of April technical seminar "Polymer spring" has been successfully arranged at OSV plant in Tsurupinsk. 35 companies from Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova visited the seminar. During the event OSV Technologiya has shown in operation an OSV production line for manufacturing of decorative thermal panels, high pressure machine OSV H40 for...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Wednesday April 20th, 2016

 
OSV Technologiya participates at PLASTPOL 2016

On 17-20 of May OSV Technologiya participates at 20th International Specialized Exhibition of Plastic and Rubber "PLASTPOL". It is located in International exhibition center Targi Kielce in Kielce (Poland). OSV Technologiya will demonstrate a compact mixing and metering machine OSV Mini AB for processing of polyurethanes and silicones; low pressure...

Company name: OSV Technologiya
Published On: Friday April 22nd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> CONCRETE LIFTING
The Advantages of Using Spray Polyurethane Foam for Highway Repair

When highway concrete begins to crumble and wear, there are a number of ways to remedy the problem. A newer way to repair and maintain highways is by using low pressure polyurethane foam. It is a unique solution for slab leveling, stabilization and slab jacking that provides numerous benefits. Minimal Equipment and LaborWhen using polyurethane foam...

Company name: Fomo Products, Inc
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> THERMAL INSULATION
Building Professionals Give Top Rankings to CertainTeed Siding, Roofing, Solar and Insulation...

Just in time for spring home improvement projects, CertainTeed building products are receiving a definitive thumbs up from building professionals through Builder magazine's 2016 Brand Use Study. Based on input from more than 1,300 builders and general contractors, CertainTeed insulated and vinyl siding products were overall brand leaders for the...

Company name: CertainTeed
Published On: Wednesday April 20th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> TIRES / TIRES FILLING
Accella Tire Fill Systems, the Industry's Leading Tire Flatproofing Solution, Puts a Spotlight on...

Most Americans probably don't know that the U.S. alone produces 290 million tires annually - and each year, a significant number of these tires age and are discarded, adding to the 4 billion tires already in our international landfills. Tires, of course, are a necessary and essential part of the global transportation industry. Their use in...

Company name: Accella Tire Fill Systems
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> CASTER & WHEELS
Raeder-Vogel: A look back at LogiMAT 2016

Our visitors were introduced to a special selection of our product range for intralogistics. Special attention was dedicated to the PEVODYN -Soft material which was introduced during the presentation sequence Efficiency increase of intralogistics operating materials - new materials provide multiple possibilities. The PEVODYN -Soft material has a...

Company name: Raeder-Vogel
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> GASKET & SEALS
Trelleborg Identifies Sealing Materials to Extend Seal Life in High Fire Risk Oil & Gas Hydraulic...

Due to the different chemical makeup of HFC and HLP fluids, sealing materials proven and traditionally used with HLP fluids, though effective in HFC applications, do not necessarily provide effective performance or length of life in HFC media. In tests, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has identified sealing materials that offer extended life in HFC...

Company name: Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> FOOTWEAR
German court rejects Adidas bid to block new Puma shoes

A German court has rejected an attempt by Adidas to stop its smaller rival Puma from selling a new line of shoes with light-weight, bouncy soles similar to its popular "Boost" brand.The two sportswear companies have a fierce rivalry that dates back to their foundation in the late 1940s after a falling out between brothers Adi and Rudi Dassler in...

Company name: Adidas
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Research and industry in dialogue at K 2016

"Science Campus" presents key themes for the plastics and rubber industry.Having met with a huge response at its première at K 2013, the "Science Campus" at K 2016 will be further intensifying the dialogue between research and industry in an enlarged area and with an increased number of participating scientific organisations. Supplementing the...

Company name: K 2016
Published On: Monday April 25th, 2016

 
Covestro makes a strong start to 2016

The materials manufacturer Covestro made a strong start to fiscal 2016. Compared with the prior-year period, EBITDA in the first quarter increased by 29.3% to EUR 508 million. All three segments contributed to this performance. Polyurethanes and Polycarbonates additionally achieved strong growth in core volumes, which at Group level increased by...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday April 25th, 2016

 
AlphaGary is now Mexichem Specialty Compounds

AlphaGary is taking an exciting step as an enhancement of our global leadership in the custom-made thermoplastic compound technology, by changing our name to Mexichem Specialty Compounds. This is the natural progression for such a successful company as we continue to forge even stronger links with other parts of the Mexichem family. It's a...

Company name: Mexichem Specialty Compounds
Published On: Friday April 22nd, 2016

 
Invista opens hexamethylene diamine plant in China

The US-based Invista - one of the world's largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibres and the maker of Lycra brand - has successfully started up its new 215,000-tonne hexamethylene diamine (HMD) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in China. Bill Greenfield, president of Invista Intermediates, "This is yet...

Company name: Invista
Published On: Friday April 22nd, 2016

 
Covestro aims to halve CO2 emissions by 2025

Covestro has set ambitious sustainability targets for itself. Today on Earth Day, the company has announced that it intends to reduce its CO2 emissions by 50 percent based on a base line of 2005. It joins global governments, civil society and forward-looking private sector businesses in supporting the results of the COP21 United Nations Climate...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday April 22nd, 2016

 
Kommerling UK responds to market with a fresh approach and new initiatives

In response to changes it is seeing in both the IG market and the wider construction sector Kommerling UK has announced a number of new business initiatives. Phil Turley, who has over 30 years experience of the glass and glazing market will take on a consultants role and act as a conduit for clients, helping them to recognise the problems they...

Company name: Kommerling UK
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
DSM opens research and technology center in Pune, India

DSM will open its research and technology center for engineering plastics in India on 19th April 2016 in Ranjangaon, Pune. The new facility will support new product and application development and deliver rapid, specific test data for its products, allowing for close collaboration with DSM's customers."The launch of this new research center is in...

Company name: DSM
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
Headway Advanced Materials forecasts 10% to 15% revenue rise

Headway Advanced Materials Inc yesterday said its environmentally friendly products and strategic plans in the Asia-Pacific region are expected to drive revenue to grow by between 10 and 15 percent this year."Our environmentally friendly products accounted for 42 percent of our revenue last year. It is expected to contribute more than 50 percent of...

Company name: Headway Advanced Materials
Published On: Wednesday April 20th, 2016

 
Arsenal Capital completes purchase of Hickory Springs foam production

Arsenal Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, said it has completed the acquisition of certain foam production assets from Hickory Springs Manufacturing.HSM Foam will become a subsidiary of Elite Comfort Solutions, a leading specialty foam platform created by Arsenal earlier this year. Elite Comfort Solutions serves the bedding...

Company name: Arsenal Capital Partners
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH founds subsidiary in Turkey

Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH is pleased to announce the establishment of its new subsidiary in Turkey. Located in Istanbul, the affiliate will do business under the name Nordmann, Rassmann Turkey Dis Ticaret A.S. and begin operating as of May this year. Managing Director Rustu Barkay and team will be working to open up the Turkish market for The NRC...

Company name: Nordmann Rassmann
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
Croda Breaks Ground on €18m Investment to Increase Capacity, flexibility and Sustainability

Croda International Plc, who create, make and sell speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere, reinforces its commitment to business in Europe with a groundbreaking ceremony at its Chocques manufacturing site in northern France that signals the start of a €18m capital investment.The focus of the project is a new...

Company name: Croda International
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
Sadara Highlights Plaschem Investments at Saudi-Turkish Business Forum

At the invitation of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) joined the delegation of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman ibn Abdulaziz Al Saud on their visit to Turkey and played an active role in the Saudi-Turkish Business Opportunities Forum held in Istanbul on April 14.The forum, which was organized by...

Company name: Sadara Chemical Company
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
PEOPLE
RICOWI Meets in Orlando Florida Board of Directors Elected

RICOWI held elections for the Officers of the Board of Directors at the March 10, 2016 meeting in Orlando, FL. Elected for the 2016-2018 term are: Chairman: Rick Olson, Tile Roofing Institute; Vice- Chairman David Balistreri, RCI, Inc.; and Secretary-Treasurer, Mike Ennis, SPRI. Scott Kriner of the Metal Contractors Association was elected as the...

Company name: Ricowi
Published On: Sunday April 24th, 2016

 
Pexa invests for growth in France

For several years Pexa has provided an excellent service to the aerospace industry in France. Pexa supplies surface coatings and treatments to aerospace, defence and other high tech industries including oil & gas and electronics. Pexa has decided to expand its team in France and has recruited Mr Christophe Mondou to represent its business and to...

Company name: Pexa
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
Joest new President for Automotive Sales and Marketing at Freudenberg

Rainer Joest was named the new President of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies' global Automotive Sales and Marketing organisation, effective from 1 April 2016. He succeeds Torsten Maschke, who has left the company at the end of March 2016.Joest joined the company's R + D organisation in 1978 and later held positions as a development engineer and...

Company name: Freudenberg Group
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> DISPERSANTS
Dispersants from linear polyurethanes

The present invention provides a non-aqueous composition containing a particulate solid, an organic medium and polyurethane dispersant with a substantially linear anchoring segment pendant tertiary amine group(s) from said anchoring segment and terminally attached solvent-solubilising terminal chains of a polyester, polyether, or polyacrylate...

Company name: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> SOLVENTS
Aqueous stripping composition for metal surfaces

The invention relates to an aqueous stripping composition for the removal of polymeric surface sealants on metal surfaces, said stripping composition comprising an alkalizing agent, a polymer splitting agent, a swelling agent, and a cloud point booster, wherein said polymer splitting agent is at least one gluconate wherein said swelling agent is at...

Company name: Enthone
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> ADDITIVES>> FLAME RETARDANT
Halogen-free, flame retardant composition comprising crosslinked silane-g-eva

Halogen-free, flame retardant compositions comprising in weight percent based on the weight of the composition: A. 20 to 60% TPU/Si-g-EVA polymer blend in which the Si-g-EVA is crosslinked, B. 1 to 25% organic phosphate ester, C. 30 to 60% metal hydrate, and D. 0.1 to 10% epoxidized novolac. Optionally, the compositions further comprise in weight...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> PHOTOINITIATOR
Photoinitiators for photopolymers

The present invention relates to novel photopolymer formulation comprising a polyol component, a polyisocyanate component, a writing monomer and a photoinitiator comprising a dye of formula (I). ##STR00001## The present invention further relates to a holographic medium which contains a photopolymer formulation of the present invention or is...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> COLORANTS - COLOR PASTES
Aqueous pigment dispersions based on polyurethane dispersants having components to interact with...

Aqueous pigment dispersions based on polyurethane dispersants having components capable of interacting with cellulose are described. These components include a heterocycle pendent and or terminal to the polymer chain. The heterocycle is selected based on its Hansen solubility parameters.

Company name: E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS
Hybrid polyols

Provided is a two-component composition comprising one or more polyisocyanate and one or more hybrid polyol comprising reaction residues of (i). one initiator polyol having N hydroxyl groups, wherein N is 2 or greater, and wherein the number-average molecular weight of said initiator polyol is 900 or lower, (ii). one or more anhydride, and (iii)....

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> PREPOLYMERS
Urethane-containing silylated prepolymers and process for preparation thereof

Novel urethane- and silyl-containing prepolymers and compositions obtained as reaction products from alkoxysilyl-bearing compounds and isocyanate-bearing compounds, and a process for preparation thereof.

Company name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> PREPOLYMERS>> BLOCKED
Blocked prepolymers and acrylic plastisol compositions comprising the blocked prepolymers

The invention generally relates to blocked prepolymers. More specifically, the invention generally relates to plastisol compositions comprising the blocked prepolymers. The blocked prepolymer is the reaction product of at least an isocyanate terminated prepolymer and a blocking agent, wherein the blocking agent is a nitrogen containing blocking...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies Inc
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> DISPERSIONS
Aqueous polyurethane resin composition for flame retardant coated materials and coated products...

The present invention is an aqueous polyurethane resin composition for a flame retardant coated material comprised of an aqueous dispersion of a polyurethane resin obtained by extending a chain of an urethane prepolymer in an aqueous dispersion. The aqueous dispersion of the urethane prepolymer is obtained by reacting (a) a polyisocyanate component...

Company name: Adeka
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS
Absorbable multi-putty bone cements and hemostatic compositions and methods of use

The present invention relates to absorbable polyurethane compositions suitable for use in bone repair or reconstruction. The present invention relates to the field of polyurethane-based cements, and putties for use in bone hemostasis, repair and reconstruction. The putty compositions may comprise a mixture of two or more individual putties formed...

Company name: Abyrx
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
FOAMS
Nontemperature sensitive memory foam of MDI system suitable for horizontal foaming process

An MDI system non-temperature sensitive memory sponge suitable for a flat foam foaming process is made by using a polyol mixture, which includes a polyether polyol and a polymer polyol, to react with an isocyanate and an auxiliary agent mixture that includes: a chain extender, a foaming agent, a pore adjusting agent, and a catalyst. The polyether...

Company name: Jiangsu Healthcare
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> POLYUREA
Corrosion-resistant metal-effect pigments, method for producing the same and use thereof

Metal-effect pigment including a metallic, plate-shaped core, which is coated with at least one polymer layer, wherein the polymer layer is homogeneous polyurea-type polymer, wherein the polyurea-type polymer of the polaner layer is obtained by an addition reaction of a component A with a component B, wherein component A includes molecules...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PAINTS
Radiation curable paint composition and molded product comprising cured coating layer formed...

The present invention relates to a radiation curable paint composition and a molded product comprising a cured coating layer formed therefrom, and more specifically, to: a radiation curable paint composition comprising a polyfunctional polyurethane acrylate being at least pentafunctional, a mono- or difunctional polyurethane acrylate, a mono-, di-...

Company name: KCC
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Adhesives, reaction systems, and processes for production of lignocellulosic composites

Adhesives, reaction systems, and processes for the production of lignocellulosic composites. The reaction system comprises a multi-component adhesive and a lignocellulosic substrate. The lignocellulosic substrate comprises a plurality of lignocellulosic adherends and is preferably a mass of wood particles. The multi-component adhesive comprises a...

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
Impact resistant modified compositions

The present invention relates to a polymerizable composition, containing at least one benzoxazine compound and certain oligomeric or polymeric urethane group-free polyether compounds. The present invention further relates to adhesives, sealants or coatings comprising the polymerizable composition according to the invention and the polymerization...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
Polyurethane based adhesive for polarizing structure and polarized lens

A polyurethane based adhesive containing one polyol compound derived from caprolactone monomer having a number average molecular weight between 200 and 1000 combined with a polyisocyanate compound. The functionality of the polycaprolactone polyol is between 1 and 4. Other aspects include a polarizing layered structure, a polarized lens and a method...

Company name: Essilor International
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> UV CURABLE - PHOTOCURABLE
Actinic radiation and moisture dual curable composition

A dual curable, liquid adhesive composition capable of polymerization by exposure to actinic radiation and moisture. The composition is particularly useful for liquid adhesives for electronic applications. The composition comprises an alkoxysilane functional polyurethane acrylate oligomer; a free radical polymerizable reactive diluent; a free...

Company name: Dymax
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES>> TWO COMPONENTS REACTION ADHESIVES
Two part hybrid adhesive

Provided are two part hybrid adhesives that comprise an organoborane amine complex, a polyamine, a component polymerizable by free radical polymerization, and a polyisocyanate component. An isocyanate terminated prepolymer can advantageously be used in the practice of the invention. The adhesive is particularly well suited for low surface energy...

Company name: Henkel
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Aqueous sealant system, wood product and method for sealing wood-based substrate

An aqueous sealant system, a wood product sealed by the aqueous sealant system, and a method for sealing a wood-based substrate. The aqueous sealant system includes: a) a film-forming resin composition including an aqueous latex of an active hydrogen-containing polymer, a filler, and optional additional additives; and b) a multi-isocyanate...

Company name: Valspar Sourcing
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
Polyurethane elastomer, thermoplastic resin composition comprising the polyurethane elastomer,...

A polyurethane elastomer including a polymerization product of an amide group-including compound, a polyol compound, a polybasic acid compound, and a diisocyanate compound, a thermoplastic resin composition including the polyurethane elastomer, a molded article made of the thermoplastic resin composition, and a method of preparing the polyurethane...

Company name: Samsung Electronics
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> FOAMS
Composite material including rigid foam with inorganic fillers

A composite material includes, in an exemplary embodiment a polyurethane foam and a plurality of inorganic particles dispersed therein. The polyurethane foam is formed from a reaction mixture that includes a first polyether polyol having a first molecular weight and a functionality of about 3 or less, a second polyether polyol having a second...

Company name: CertainTeed
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> PULTRUSION
Polyurethane pultrusion formulations for the production of articles with improved coating adhesion...

Polyurethane composites to which paint will adhere without the need for an aggressive pretreatment are produced by a pultrusion process using a polyurethane-forming system that includes a polyisocyanate component containing at least one polyisocyanate and an isocyanate-reactive component containing at least one cashew oil-based polyether polyol.

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> TPU
Fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites and methods of making

Methods of making a fiber-reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane composite are described. The methods may include applying a sizing composition to a plurality of fibers to make sized fibers, where the sizing composition may include at least one curative for a thermoplastic polyurethane prepolymer. The sized fibers may be contacted with a...

Company name: Johns Manville
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE
Headlining having heat shielding function for vehicle and manufacturing method thereof

A headlining having a heat shielding function for a vehicle and a manufacturing method for producing the headlining, in which a heat shielding layer having a heat shielding effect is stacked on a polyurethane foam sheet as a substrate having an excellent insulating effect and integrally formed therewith to prevent heat from being transferred to an...

Company name: Daehan Solution
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> TIRES / TIRES FILLING
Polyurethane foam and pneumatic tire

A polyurethane foam which is obtained by a reaction between a diol component and a diisocyanate component, with the diol component being a mixture of a polyether-based diol and a polyester-based diol, and a pneumatic tire to which the polyurethane foam is applied are provided. When a soft polyurethane foam is produced using a mixture of a...

Company name: Hankook Tire
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SOUND INSULATION
Sound damping compositions and methods for application and use

Sound damping compositions and methods for their application are described herein. The compositions can include a polymer, a polyacrylate rheology modifier, and a polyurethane rheology modifier. The compositions can alternatively include a polymer derived from greater than 80% of one or more monomers selected from the group consisting of butyl...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> COLD STORAGE & REFRIGERATION
Thermal insulating material

A thermal insulating material that is superior to blown-in polyurethane foam that has vertical insulating properties and lateral thermal conducting properties, and is made of alternating layers of aluminum metal foil and insulating foam that causes the temperature of a cold spot to increase at least 3 degrees F. when compared to an equivalent...

Company name: Fairlane Industries
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PRINTING>> DEVELOPING ROLLER
Charge-controlled polyurethane foam and toner-conveying roller using the same

Provided are charge-controlled polyurethane foam by which the influence of electrification by friction between toner on the surface layer of a toner-conveying roller and a developing roller can be sufficiently prevented and by which a good image can be stably obtained with a low cost, and a toner-conveying roller using the same. The...

Company name: Bridgestone
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> BALLS
Amusement ball

Disclosed is the amusement ball for recreational purposes. The amusement ball includes a hollow spherical lattice shell of polyurethane having plurality of open spaces and an inflatable balloon inserted in the hollow spherical lattice shell through the open spaces and is further having a closeable opening. The inflatable balloon on inflation bulges...

Company name:
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
Golf ball polyurethane composition and golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball polyurethane composition excellent in resilience. Another object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball excellent in a shot feeling and resilience. The present invention provides a golf ball polyurethane composition comprising, as a resin component, a polyurethane elastomer...

Company name: Dunlop Sports
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Macromers comprising pendant polyoxazoline groups and end groups

The invention is directed to a macromer comprising unit derived from a siloxane diol, di-isocyanates and a diol comprising a pendant group comprising an oligomer or polymer derived from methyl oxazoline or ethyl oxazoline. The invention also relates to a process for the preparation of said macromers, and to that the use of said macromers. The...

Company name: DSM
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> POLYOLS>> GREEN BASED POLYOLS
Development of environmental friendly castor oil-based waterborne polyurethane dispersions with...

This study describes the fabrication and characterization of castor oil-based waterborne polyurethane/polyaniline (COWPU/PAni) conducting polymer blend films. The COWPU synthesized from isophorone diisocyanate was reacted with castor oil to form prepolymers, which were chain extended by reacting it with N-methyldiethanolamine. Quaternization and...

Company name: University of Ulsan
Published On: Tuesday April 19th, 2016

 
SYSTEMS>> BIOMATERIALS>> IMPLANTABLE DEVICES
Development and application of a direct method to observe the implant/bone interface using simulated...

Primary stability after implant placement is essential for osseointegration. It is important to understand the bone/implant interface for analyzing the influence of implant design on primary stability. In this study rigid polyurethane foam is used as artificial bone to evaluate the bone-implant interface and to identify where the torque is being...

Company name: Showa University
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
FOAMS
The fire toxicity of polyurethane foams

Polyurethane is widely used, with its two major applications, soft furnishings and insulation, having low thermal inertia, and hence enhanced flammability. In addition to their flammability, polyurethanes form carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide and other toxic products on decomposition and combustion.The chemistry of polyurethane foams and their...

Company name: University of Central Lancashire
Published On: Thursday April 21st, 2016

 
 

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