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LATEST TRENDS >> PRESS RELEASES
PU RAW MATERIALS
Praxair Invests in the Expansion of Its Geismar, Louisiana Facility

Praxair, Inc., a leading global industrial gas company, announced an investment in excess of $100 million in its Geismar, Louisiana, facility to expand its carbon monoxide production and support growing customer demand in the Mississippi River corridor.The company will add a new, 13 million standard cubic feet per day carbon monoxide purification...

Company name: Praxair
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
FOAMS>> RIGID
Rigid Colored PU Foam - An insight on the important factors and trends influencing the market by...

Rigid colored PU (polyurethane) foams are polyurethanes with closed cell structures. PU foams are manufactured by reacting isocyanates such as methylene diisocyanate (MDI) with polyols in presence of surfactants, blowing agents and several other chemicals such as amines acting as catalysts. The PU foam thus produced is treated with pigments and...

Company name: Transparency Market Research
Published On: Tuesday April 26th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Hybrid Attends American Coatings Show to Record Attendance

Exhibitors and visitors alike see the American Coatings SHOW as the leading North American industry show and conference, offering innovative features to provide immediate business opportunities, a complete portfolio for the production of high-grade, competitive coatings, paints, sealants, construction chemicals and adhesives.In 2016, more than...

Company name: Hybrid Coating Technologies
Published On: Wednesday April 27th, 2016

 
PPG passive fire protection coatings lab awarded UL Witness Test Data Program certificate

PPG announced that Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety science organization, has awarded its passive fire protection (PFP) coatings lab in Kunshan, China, a certificate of participation in the UL Witness Test Data Program (WTDP). PPG is now the only coatings manufacturer in Asia Pacific certified to conduct fire-resistance testing...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Saturday April 30th, 2016

 
AkzoNobel opens new Decorative Paints site in Western China

AkzoNobel has started production at its fourth - and largest - plant for decorative paints in China. Located in Chengdu, the new facility represents an important milestone in the company's growth plans for the west of the country. The new plant is part of an investment in excess of €50 million to build manufacturing facilities for both Powder...

Company name: Akzo Nobel
Published On: Saturday April 30th, 2016

 
Dur-A-Wall HP Further Strengthens Dur-A-Flex's Seamless Suite

Dur-A-Flex, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial, industrial and institutional resinous floor and wall systems, has released Dur-A-Wall HP (High Performance), a high performance wall system. Dur-A-Wall HP is offered as a part of their Seamless Suite solution, offering flooring and wall coatings designed to meet the rigorous demands of...

Company name: Dur-A-Flex
Published On: Saturday April 30th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> FLOORING
BASF's Construction Chemicals division expands production in Russia

BASF's Construction Chemicals division started with the production of waterproofing solutions from the MasterSeal solutions range at its plant located in Bolshoe Tolbino, Podolsk District. BASF thus extends its portfolio of Master Builders Solutions in Russia and enhances the supply network for regional markets and customers."We recognize the need...

Company name: BASF Construction Chemicals
Published On: Tuesday April 26th, 2016

 
SPARTACOTE Flex PURE Clinical Plus coating with Antimicrobial technology for demanding commercial...

Your facility has a need for cleanliness. Your floor encounters microbial growth on a daily basis, putting your customers and employees at risk. People have high expectations that you will look after them before, during, and after their visit. Specific rooms in your building require microbial mitigation-how well does your current floor meet these...

Company name: HP Spartacote
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> SPRAY FOAMS
Icynene launches technical services support mobile application

Leading spray foam insulation manufacturer, Icynene, today announced the launch of a new mobile application designed to provide preliminary technical services support to its growing network of licensed installers across the United States.The Icynene Technical Support App allows licensed Icynene spray foam contractors to access important technical...

Company name: Icynene
Published On: Friday April 29th, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE / RADIATION-CURABLE
Allnex, a leader in Radiation cure innovation to exhibit at RadTech 2016

Allnex, a leader in Radiation cure innovation technology for industrial, graphics, consumer electronics, plastics and special purpose coatings, will be exhibiting its latest technologies at RadTech 2016, May 16-18 at the Hyatt O'Hare in Chicago, Illinois USA, booth #301.Allnex experts in the field of Ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB)...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Tuesday April 26th, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
H.B. Fuller Company Acquires Advanced Adhesives

H.B. Fuller Company announced today that it has finalized the previously announced purchase of Advanced Adhesives, a provider of industrial adhesives in Australia and New Zealand.The addition of this business will enable H.B. Fuller to strengthen its industrial adhesives market position and leverage a broader technology portfolio in both Australia...

Company name: HB Fuller
Published On: Saturday April 30th, 2016

 
CASE>> SEALANTS
Accumetric LLC Merges with Soudal

Accumetric LLC announced its recent merger with Soudal, Inc. resulting in one single company. The merged companies are now known as Soudal Accumetric. The facility located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky is the North American Headquarters for Soudal Accumetric.Expansion of the company facilities in Elizabethtown is in progress. This expansion includes...

Company name: Soudal
Published On: Tuesday April 26th, 2016

 
CASE>> ELASTOMERS
PU Design Suggestions

We take pride in designing the best possible polyurethanes the industry has to offer, and that is due to the strict guidelines and standards we set for our self.Sharp EdgesSharp edges or corners, externally or within the polyurethane part, should be avoided, particularly where the polyurethane is stressed.Polyurethane-to-Metal BondingThe generous...

Company name: Molded Dimensions
Published On: Saturday April 30th, 2016

 
PROCESSING EQUIPMENTS - PRODUCTION
High Output Machines, New Lower Price

Graco has announced special pricing on the Reactor 2 Hydraulic, high output systems. These systems include: H-40, H-50 and H-XP3 models.Highest Value for the best performanceGraco's line of hydraulic Reactors bring increased yield and performance to high-output spraying. Ideal for roofing, in-plant OEMs and other applications that spray high...

Company name: Graco
Published On: Saturday April 30th, 2016

 
ChemChina completes takeover of the KraussMaffei Group

China National Chemical Corporation has successfully completed the acquisition of the KraussMaffei Group from Onex Corporation (“Onex”). All relevant regulatory approvals have been achieved. In the future, the KraussMaffei Group will be ChemChina’s principal business entity in the operating and managing of related machinery enterprises. Drawing...

Company name: KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
Dow Foam Dispensing Tool Eliminates Installation Woes with Customizable Solutions

Dow Polyurethanes is helping manufacturers increase production of high-performance polyurethane doors while keeping investments low. As demand for new energy and cost-efficient doors increases, Dow is showcasing how the one-of-a-kind DELTA THERM Eliminator Dispensing Gun can provide solutions at IDAExpo 2016, currently ongoing in Las Vegas.Compact...

Company name: Dow Polyurethanes
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Custom Urethane Colors Available at Acrotech

If you are wanting to customize your next hand batched urethane purchase with Acrotech Inc. please look at all of the colors that we offer on our custom poured Urethane. Of course we have our standard colors to distinguish our standard durometer offerings but maybe you are an OEM and need to color code your products? An industrial manufacturer or...

Company name: Acrotech
Published On: Friday April 29th, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> PETROCHEMICAL - OIL FIELD
Balmoral investing £20m in ultra-deepwater trialling centre

At a time when much of the oil & gas industry is slashing costs, Aberdeen's Balmoral Group is investing £20million in an ultra-deepwater test facility.It will operate 24/7, have a staff of 15 and is part of a wider investment in next generation elastomer-based products R&D and manufacture at group headquarters.Widely regarded as a world leader in...

Company name: Balmoral Comtec
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> DECORATING AND PROTO.
RAMPF introduces Close Contour Casting in the US

RAMPF GROUP, INC., a leading provider of modeling and mold engineering materials based in Wixom, Michigan, is introducing the ground-breaking RAKU-TOOL CLOSE CONTOUR CASTING technology in the U.S. market. Using vacuum casting equipment, close contour models are casted seamlessly smooth with fine surface structure and high dimensional stability....

Company name: RAMPF Group Inc
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
INDUSTRY UPDATE
Plywood manufacturer accuses polyurethane patch business of antitrust violations

A Louisiana plywood manufacturer is suing an Oregon polyurethane patch manufacturer, alleging violation of antitrust law.Engineered Polyurethane Patching Systems filed a lawsuit April 11 in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana against The Willamette Valley Company of Eugene, Oregon, alleging violation of the Sherman Act and the...

Company name: Engineered Polyurethane Patching Systems
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
Dow Chemical's margins hit decade high on pre-merger cost-cutting moves

Dow Chemical Co, the No. 1 US chemical maker by sales, reported a higher-than-expected adjusted profit as cost cutting ratcheted up margins to their highest in more than a decade.Dow has been clearing the decks ahead of its $130 billion merger with traditional rival DuPont by slashing administration costs and laying off employees.The deal, due to...

Company name: The Dow Chemical Company
Published On: Saturday April 30th, 2016

 
Investment Opportunities for Iran polyurethane Industry

Iran is the second largest economy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region after Saudi Arabia, with an estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2015 of US$393.7 billion. It also has the second largest population of the region after Egypt, with an estimated 78.8 million people in 2015. Iran's economy is characterized by a large...

Company name: Iranian Polyurethane Industry
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
A new image for Gruppo Manni: Gruppo Manni becomes Manni Group

After having celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2015, it is now time to move on and focus on the goals that lie ahead. The company has gradually grown to become an international Holding which, today, feels the need to introduce itself to a significantly wider, diversified and evolved audience, for which an ongoing and stable long-standing...

Company name: Manni Group
Published On: Wednesday April 27th, 2016

 
Interview with ISOPA's President Mike Fowles - While challenges will continue to emerge, hard work...

After serving as Vice-President for two years, Mike Fowles was appointed ISOPA President last December. With 30 years of international experience at Huntsman in MDI product development, project and asset management, as well as leading the Global Supply Chain team, Mike is ready to lead ISOPA into a new era of opportunity.What is your vision for...

Company name: ISOPA
Published On: Tuesday April 26th, 2016

 
Communicating about chemicals: Lessons learned from communicating on polyurethanes - 3 Questions to...

Communicating the benefits of polyurethanes for society, and the environment is an ongoing opportunity for ISOPA, the voice of European manufacturers of diisocyanates and polyols. For this purpose, the association keeps close contact with various stakeholders and uses a variety of media communication channels to engage with its audiences.What are...

Company name: ISOPA
Published On: Tuesday April 26th, 2016

 
PEOPLE
PPG announces executive appointment

PPG today announced that Adriana Macouzet, currently general manager, Latin America North, is appointed vice president, Latin America, and general manager, protective and marine coatings (PMC), Latin America, effective June 1. Macouzet will provide regional leadership for Latin America overall, excluding PPG Comex, and have direct accountability...

Company name: PPG Industries
Published On: Tuesday April 26th, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PATENTS
PU RAW MATERIALS>> BLOWING AGENTS
Blowing agent enhancers for polyurethane foam production

Rigid polyurethane blowing agent enhancers, methods for using them, and the products produced by these methods are disclosed. The enhancers are low molecular weight alcohols and/or ethers that assist the action of blowing agents comprising a hydrohalocarbon compound.

Company name: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> CATALYSTS>> METAL
Process for the preparation of silylated polyurethane polymers using titanium-containing and...

The present invention relates to a process for preparing silylated polyurethane polymers which have increased stability under ambient condition or storage toward atmospheric moisture, in the presence of at least one of titanium-containing catalyst or zirconium-containing catalyst and to silylated polyurethane polymer compositions comprising these...

Company name: Momentive Performance Materials
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> PREPOLYMERS
Plasticizer free curing composition

Plasticizer free curing compositions comprising small particle size complexes of methylenedianiline and an alkali salt, e.g. a 3:1 coordination complex of MDA/alkali salt, with average diameter 60 micron or less, often 20 micron or less, e.g., 10 microns or less, dispersed in a volatile, non-polar, organic solvent are prepared. Stable one pack...

Company name: Chemtura Corporation
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> RAY-CURABLE/PHOTOSENSITIVE
Photochromic curable composition

A photochromic curable composition comprising (A) a polymerizable monomer component that contains a (meth)acrylic polymerizable monomer (X), and (B) a photochromic compound, wherein the (meth)acrylic polymerizable monomer (X) is constituted by 80 to 97 parts by mass of a polyfunctional monomer (Xp) having not less than two (meth)acrylic groups in a...

Company name: Tokuyama
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> INKS COMPOSITION
Post-treatment liquid for inkjet recording, image forming method, cartridge and image forming...

A post-treatment liquid for inkjet recording including a urethane resin, a fluorosurfactant, a water-soluble organic solvent and water.

Company name: Ricoh
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> CASTING RESINS
Methods for controlling (extending) the pot life in chain-extended polyurethane (pu)-based systems

The invention relates to novel processes for controlling (extending) the pot life in polyurethane (PU) based systems that are chain-extended with diamines, preferably PU elastomers, PU adhesives, PU casting resins.

Company name: Rhein Chemie
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> BINDERS
A backsheet for photovoltaic modules

A backsheet for a photovoltaic module includes a support and a weather resistant layer, the weather resistant layer including a binder containing a crosslinkable group, an isocyanate crosslinking agent, and a catalyst that improves the crosslinking of the binder, wherein the catalyst is a zinc based catalyst or a bismuth based catalyst.

Company name: Agfa-Gevaert
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
Metal nanowire-containing composition

The present invention provides a metal nanowire-containing composition that has high compatibility between high preservation stability and coating suitability and that can produce a coating film having high compatibility among high conductivity, high transparency, and low turbidity and high compatibility among high abrasion resistance, water...

Company name: Seiko PMC
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
PU RAW MATERIALS>> RESIN COMPOSITION>> LAMINATES
Decorative molding film and decorative molding article

A decorative molding film has a laminated structure in which a protective layer is disposed on at least one surface of a substrate film, wherein the substrate film has a structure in which a layer comprising a resin PA (PA layer) and a layer comprising a resin PB (PB layer) are alternately laminated each by at least 50 layers, each layer having a...

Company name: Toray Industries
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
FOAMS
CO2 containing foams and related methods

The present invention provides methods for producing polyurethane foam compositions. Such methods include mixing an A-side composition, a B-side composition, and CO.sub.2 to provide a foam mixture, wherein at least a portion of the CO.sub.2 is added as a separate stream, or is provided dissolved in the B-side composition.

Company name: Novomer
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
FOAMS>> FLEXIBLE
Encapsulated flexible polyurethane foam and method for making polyol to form foam

A cellular material. The cellular material can be the reaction product of a vegetable-based polyol made from a vegetable oil exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light, wherein a free radical oxidation reaction is catalyzed by the UV light and the vegetable oil is converted into the vegetable-based polyol; and an isocyanate.

Company name: Ford Global Technologies
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS
Two-component siloxane-based coatings containing polymers with urea linkages and terminal...

A composition having: an amine-functional compound and an alkoxysilane-terminated polyurea made by reacting: an amino-functional alkoxysilane-polyisocyanate adduct with a difunctional amino- or hydroxyl compound. The composition contains no unreacted isocyanate groups. A coating composition having: an amine-functional compound, an...

Company name: United States Govemment, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
Method for the production of adhesive-coated articles, articles obtainable thereby and their use

Method for the production of adhesive-coated articles, articles obtainable thereby and their use A method for the production of adhesive-coated articles comprises the steps of: (I) providing a substrate; (II) applying a first polyurethane and/or polyurethane-polyurea polymer onto the substrate, the first polyurethane and/or polyurethane-polyurea...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> DISPERSIONS
Aqueous composition

The present invention provides a composition comprising i) an acrylic polymer dispersion and ii) a polyurethane/acrylic hybrid; wherein the acrylic polymer has a Tg from 25.degree. C. to 80.degree. C.; the polyurethane/acrylic hybrid has a Tg from -55.degree. C. to 0.degree. C.; and the minimum film formation temperature of the composition is lower...

Company name: Dow Global Technologies
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COATINGS>> PHOTOSENSITIVE / RADIATION-CURABLE
Primary coating compositions with reinforcing polymer

Coating compositions that include acrylic polymers as reinforcing agents. The coating compositions are radiation-curable and include a multifunctional acrylate component, an acrylic monomer diluent, an acrylic polymer, and a photoinitiator. The acrylic polymer is not radiation-curable and lacks hydrogen-donor groups, urea groups, and urethane...

Company name: Corning
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
CASE>> ADHESIVES
Easy-adhesive for solar cell rear surface protection sheet, solar cell rear surface protection...

To overcome a problem in related art and to provide an easy-adhesive having an excellent adhesive property and an excellent adhesive durability for a solar cell rear surface protection sheet, a solar cell rear surface protection sheet, and a solar cell module formed by using the solar cell rear surface protection sheet. An easy-adhesive for a solar...

Company name: Toyo Ink
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES
Drain design for use in a polyurethane composite bathing vessel

A bathing vessel has a bottom, and a drain disposed in the bottom adjacent a blended area that is disposed between the side wall and the bottom. The side wall, the bottom wall, and the blended area are made of a first layer of rigid polyurethane material and a second layer of capping material attached to said first layer. A ratio of a density of...

Company name: Delta Faucet
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS
Polyurethane foam for use as soil improver

Polyurethane foam flakes for use as additive to soil and/or other natural plant growth media for improving the water retention and/or reduction of the methane emission.

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> CONSTRUCTING>> PANELS
Process for producing porous materials based on isocyanate

The present invention relates to a process for producing porous materials, which comprises reaction of at least one polyfunctional isocyanate with at least one polyfunctional aromatic amine in the presence of at least one catalyst and a solvent. The invention further relates to the porous materials which can be obtained in this way and the use of...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> AUTOMOTIVE>> SEATS
Polyurethane foam for seat pad

A polyurethane foam for a seat pad that simultaneously achieves higher levels of shakiness-reducing properties and stress relaxation-reducing properties, thus providing good ride comfort, and is excellent in durability, and a seat pad using the polyurethane foam are provided. Specifically, the polyurethane foam for a seat pad is formed by...

Company name: Bridgestone
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> SPORTS>> GOLF
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, which is then reacted with a curing agent to form the polyurethane.

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
Golf ball with cover layer having zones of differing materials

Generally disclosed is a golf ball having a core and a cover layer. The cover layer includes areas that are hard corresponding to the dimples, and areas that are soft corresponding to the land between the dimples. The cover layer may comprise two different materials, such as polyurethane and ionomer, that are laterally adjacent to each other in the...

Company name: Nike
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 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: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
Method for treating thermoplastic polyurethane golf ball covers

A method of forming a golf ball is disclosed herein. The method includes injecting a cover mixture into a mold to form a cover mixture comprising a thermoplastic polyurethane resin and a polyahl, subjecting the golf ball to a polyisocyanated solution to create a golf ball with a polyisocyanated cover, and heating the golf ball or polyisocyanated...

Company name: Callaway Golf Company
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
Multi-layer cover dual core golf ball having a high acid casing and low gradient center

A golf ball having an inner core layer having an outer surface and a geometric center and being formed from a rubber composition. An outer core layer surrounds the inner core to form a dual core. An inner cover layer surrounds the dual core, and includes a high-acid ionomer having a hardness of about 66 to 75 Shore D and an acid content of 16 wt. %...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
Multi-piece golf ball comprising low hardness gradient core

A golf ball includes a single core formed from a substantially homogenous rubber composition, an inner cover disposed about the core, and an outer cover. The inner cover includes an ionomeric material and has a hardness of about 60 Shore D or greater. The outer cover layer is disposed about the inner cover layer, is formed from a castable polyurea...

Company name: Acushnet Company
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> OPTICAL MATERIALS>> LENS
Methods and system for manufacturing infrared (IR) absorbing lens

A method to manufacture infrared lens comprising the steps of: providing a portion of polyurethane (PU) material; mixing a portion of OH compound into said PU material to form a portion of OH PU material; providing a portion of solvent and mixing said OH PU material to said solvent to form a portion of PU solution; providing a portion of IR dye and...

Company name:
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
Polarizing lens

An aspect of the present invention relates to a polarizing lens, which comprises a polarizing layer comprising a dichroic dye and a functional film in this order on a lens substrate, and further comprises a waterborne resin layer between the polarizing layer and the functional film as a layer adjacent to both the polarizing layer and functional...

Company name: Hoya
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL
Cable anchorage with bedding material

A cable anchorage is described for anchoring a cable, for example a stay cable comprising multiple strands (50), against a longitudinal tension force. The anchor block (11) of the anchorage comprises multiple channels, through which the strands (50) are individually threaded. Once in position and tensioned, the space around the strands (50) in the...

Company name: VSL International
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
FINISHED PRODUCTS>> INDUSTRIAL>> HOSES & TUBING
Multi-layered fuel tubing

The invention describes a flexible tubular article for transport of volatile hydrocarbons comprising: (a) an inner layer of a polyvinylidene difluoride (PVDF) polymer or a polyvinylidene difluoride copolymer; (b) an intermediate thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) layer extruded in tubular form over the inner PVDF layer, and (c) a polyvinyl chloride...

Company name: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
Method for producing carbamate, method for producing isocyanate, carbamate production system, and...

A method for producing carbamate including a urea production step; a carbamate-forming step; an ammonia separation step of absorbing the gas with water in the presence of carbonate to produce a gas absorption water, and separating ammonia; an aqueous alcohol solution separation step of separating an aqueous alcohol solution from the gas absorption...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Sunday May 01st, 2016

 
 
LATEST TRENDS >> PAPERS
CASE>> ELASTOMERS>> TPU
Tunable Thermoplastic Poly(ester-urethane)s Based on Modified Serinol Extenders

As a consequence of their mechanical properties, thermoplastic poly(ester-urethane)s (TPEUs) have been extensively examined for their potential applications in biomedical engineering. The incorporation of bio-derived small molecules, such as amino acid derivatives, as chain extenders may allow for more biodegradable hard segments, which result in...

Company name: The University of Warwick
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
Synthesis of polyurethane-urea from double CO2-route oligomers

A series of thermoplastic polyurethane-ureas were synthesized from a soft segment of a polycarbonate diol and a hard segment of an oligourea, and both the segments were derived from the CO2-route. The chemical structure of the synthesized segments and final polyurethane-ureas were identified by FT-IR and 13C-NMR. The average molecular weight of the...

Company name: Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
CASE>> COMPOSITES>> TPU
Toughening mechanism of PPS/Sr ferrite composites by TPU elastomer

In order to improve the impact strength of PPS‐based strontium ferrite composite, the thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) elastomer was added in the composite as a toughening agent. The composites were obtained by melt‐blending PPS, TPU and strontium ferrites in twin‐screw extruder. The crystalline state, thermal property, surface...

Company name: Zhejiang University of Technology
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
CHEMISTRY
A New Methodology for Assessing Macromolecular Click Reactions and Its Application to Amine-Tertiary...

Click reactions have provided access to an array of remarkably complex polymer architectures. However, the term "click" is often applied inaccurately to polymer ligation reactions that fail to respect the criteria that typify a true "click" reaction. With the purpose of providing a universal way to benchmark polymer-polymer coupling efficiency at...

Company name: The University of Warwick
Published On: Monday May 02nd, 2016

 
 

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