Issue-610 - June 13, 2016   Recommend
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Emerald Kalama Chemical secures patents for K-FLEX 975P

Patents and applications in use for K-FLEX 975P, a low-VOC dibenzoate plasticizer and coalescent produced by Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, were recently granted in Europe, the United States, Canada and Russia, as well as other countries in Asia. Emerald has validated the European patent in many EU...

Company name: Emerald Kalama Chemical
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

LANXESS builds new tank farm and unloading station at Leverkusen site

Cologne-based specialty chemicals company LANXESS has significantly expanded storage capacity for its phosphoric acid ester plant at the Leverkusen site, investing around EUR 8 million. The new storage facility for liquids consists of six 150 m3 tanks, giving a total volume of 900 m3, and replaces the previous, smaller tank farm, which had a...

Company name: Lanxess
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

Three Huntsman TEROL Performance Polyols Receive UL Environment Designations

Huntsman Corporation announced that three of its TEROL Performance Polyols from its Polyurethanes Division have received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Environment certification. TEROL 250 and 649 polyols received inaugural certifications, and TEROL 563 polyol was re-certified to reflect increased recycled content. Huntsman Polyurethanes became the...

Company name: Huntsman Polyurethanes
Published On: Thursday June 09th, 2016

ISOPA facilitates information exchange on safe use of polyurethane chemicals in Cairo

On 24 May 2016, ISOPA held its "One Step Ahead" seminar in Cairo. The one day event, organised by Kristine Dewaele, ISOPA office manager, brought together around 50 participants; the whole polyurethane value chain was represented through foamers, distributors and ISOPA member companies.To ensure active participation from the audience, the event was...

Company name: ISOPA
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

Asia TDI prices set to extend gains as tight supply worsens

Asia toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) spot import prices are expected to extend gains until at least end-June amid a worsening of the tight supply situation in the region, industry sources said on Friday.Average prices are now at a 19-month high in the week ended 8 June, with the prices having surged by a cumulative average of around 49% in China/Hong...

Company name: ICIS Chemical Business
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

BASF expands production capacities for Laromer UV/EB acrylates in Europe

BASF is extending its existing production facilities for Laromer UV/EB acrylates, which are part of BASF's C3-Verbund system, at its Ludwigshafen site in Germany. By significantly increasing its production capacities, BASF is responding to the rising demand for high-quality UV/EB acrylates and strengthening its position as one of the world's...

Company name: BASF
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

New report highlights polyurethane coatings market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Soft Touch Polyurethane Coatings Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2015 - 2025" report to its offering.This report examines the global soft touch polyurethane coatings market for the forecast period 2015-2025.The report begins with an overview of the global soft...

Company name: Research and Markets
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

BASF expands automotive coatings production in Thailand to better serve ASEAN market

BASF will strengthen its local production capability for waterborne and solventborne coatings in Thailand by building a new manufacturing facility at its Bangpoo site. The new production facility complements the facilities at the new Coatings Technical Competence Center ASEAN, which was opened in September 2015 and includes a laboratory for product...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Monday June 13th, 2016

New Technology Helps to Accelerate Coatings Development

Developing wall paints and varnishes presents a big challenge for manufacturers. One reason is that samples merely enable them to estimate what the dispersion behavior in the reaction container will be. By teaming up with PDW Analytics GmbH, Fraunhofer researchers are now for the first time able to monitor the production of paints, varnishes and...

Company name: PDW Analytics
Published On: Monday June 13th, 2016

Axalta opens expanded European Technology Centre in Germany

Axalta Coating Systems has officially opened its newly expanded European Technology Centre (ETC) in Wuppertal, Germany.The center will be home to the company's liquid coating research facilities for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.Considerable investmentAxalta is making this considerable investment in its EMEA research and...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Monday June 13th, 2016

Flowcrete Presents on the Importance of Low VOC Materials at Emirates GBC

Flowcrete Middle East's Business Development Manager, Vik Vithlani, appeared on the discussion panel at Emirates Green Building Council's (EGBC) Indoor Air Quality Networking Seminar on 1st June 2016.The event was held at DEWA's Sustainable Building in Al Quoz (Dubai), which is proud to be the largest government building in the world that has...

Company name: Flowcrete
Published On: Monday June 13th, 2016

Lapolla Industries Introduces FOAM-LOK 2800-4G Spray Polyurethane Foam for Roofing Applications

Lapolla Industries, Inc., the global supplier and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation and roofing solutions, reflective roof coatings and equipment, today announced the launch of FOAM-LOK 2800-4G Spray Polyurethane Foam for Roofing. The fourth-generation spray polyurethane foam represents the company's next stand-out product...

Company name: LaPolla Industries, Inc
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

The ISO hull and propeller performance standard passes final hurdle as Jotun refines HPS guarantee

It's taken 12,000 hours of development work, involving 53 expert stakeholders, across more than three years, but ISO 19030 is finally nearing publication, in a move that has the potential to save the shipping industry as much as USD 30 billion in annual fuel costs. In response Jotun, a global leader in marine antifouling coatings, has adapted its...

Company name: Jotun
Published On: Monday June 13th, 2016

IFTI Announces Publication of CCMC Evaluation Report #14036-R

IFTI announces the publication of their Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) Evaluation Report #14036-R. This is important news for the Canadian SPF market. Not only does it mean that DC315 is the most-tested product in the industry, it also proves that DC315 offers a compliant solution for the protection of SPF in Canada. CCMC Report...

Company name: International Fireproof Technology
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

The Latest Spray Foam Statistics

Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) sales topped $1 billion in 2015 by numerous estimates after a solid year of growth due to increased activity in construction and home improvement projects, according to a recent article published in Plastic News.Manufacturers reported that approximately 460 million to 490 million pounds of SPF - commonly for roofing...

Company name: Intech Equipment & Supply
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Duratherm Recieves LABC Accreditation

Following in the footsteps of our injected foam product Technitherm (Cert. number EWWS598), Our Spray Foam product Duratherm has now been given LABC certification (Cert number EW645). This recent accreditation for Duratherm now means that both Duratherm and Technitherm have LABC and BBA certificates, an achievement we are very proud of here at...

Company name: Isothane
Published On: Monday June 13th, 2016

HumiSeal UV500 Approved by Ford for use on Automotive Electronic Systems

HumiSeal , a leading conformal coating manufacturer announced that Ford has approved UV500 for the protection of their automotive circuit boards following extensive testing. UV500, the latest generation of UV cure conformal coatings, has been specifically designed for high reliability applications, such as those found in the automotive industry....

Company name: HumiSeal
Published On: Thursday June 09th, 2016

Allnex Wins Ringier Coating Innovation Award for the Third Year in a Row

On May 24 2016 Johnny Zhang, Technical Development Manager of Asia Pacific, Radcure and LRA, accepted the 2016 Ringier Technology Innovation Award - Coatings Industry on behalf of Allnex Resins at the China Coatings Summit in Shanghai.This is the third year in a row Allnex has received the Ringier Coatings Technology Innovation Award, and on this...

Company name: Allnex
Published On: Thursday June 09th, 2016

PPG to acquire global coatings services provider MetoKote

PPG announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire MetoKote Corporation and its affiliates. MetoKote is a U.S.-based coatings services business with 2015 global sales of approximately $200 million. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not...

Company name: PPG Industrial Coatings
Published On: Thursday June 09th, 2016

H.B. Fuller to Acquire Cyberbond L.L.C.

H.B. Fuller, a provider of industrial adhesives for the electronics markets, signed an agreement to purchase Cyberbond L.L.C. Founded in 1997, Cyberbond is headquartered in Batavia, Illinois, with European operations based in Wunstorf, Germany. The company generated revenue of $15 million in fiscal 2015 and will be included in H.B.Fuller's...

Company name: HB Fuller
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

Sonderhoff and AMB Technic at the PLASTPOL 2016 - a highlight for sealing solutions

The Sonderhoff group of companies and its representative in Poland, AMB Technic, present their comprehensive range of products and services at the Plastpol, the leading fair for the plastics industry in Central and EastThe Sonderhoff group of companies specialized in the FIPG technology, offers worldwide as a one stop shop the 2-component sealing,...

Company name: Sonderhoff GmbH
Published On: Thursday June 09th, 2016

Titebond's New Line of WeatherMaster X-TREME Foam Sealants Developed for the Construction Pro

Titebond has developed an exceptional line of one-component polyurethane foam sealants that gives construction professionals the level of performance they need to do the job faster, in just about any temperature, using less product to produce a more durable seal.The Titebond line of WeatherMaster X-TREME foam sealants includes a multi-purpose foam,...

Company name: Titebond
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

SAIP brand new plant sold to leading Belgian Company

A new plant for the insulation of electrical water heaters has been recently supplied by SAIP to a leading Belgian company which, since many years, designs, manufactures and distributes all over the world engineering solutions for hot water generation and for heating applications, in the domestic and commercial markets. The plant, specially...

Company name: SAIP Advanced Polyurethane Equipment
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

SAIP new website

It is with great pleasure we introduce you the new web site saipequipment.comOur plants and machines for polyurethane processing represent the result of an ongoing dialogue with our customers. We are delighted to bring this precious value even into the web thanks to a new website designed to become a useful and easy to consult tool.You can use it...

Company name: SAIP Advanced Polyurethane Equipment
Published On: Thursday June 09th, 2016

Bio-based alternative for sound and vibration-reducing materials in railway systems: A...

Environmentally-friendly plastics for elastic rail fastening systems are the focus of is development work art Dutch organization Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research. These polymers are currently often based on isocyanates, which require special attention to occupational safety when being used. In the project Wageningen UR is working with Dutch...

Company name: Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

ICC-ES Issues Several New Building Product Listings to Manufacturers

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), the experts in building product evaluation and certification, has issued 11 new listings, continuing its growth acceleration path under its Building Product Listing Program. ICC-ES Listings advance manufacturers' certification scope, indicating to code officials they are approved building products that meet the...

Company name: ICC Evaluation Service
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Mendocino Historical Review Board rejects use of High Density Urethane

Many members of the public showed up for the Mendocino Historical Review Board meeting this Monday to discuss the proposed application by Saint Anthony's Catholic Church to replace two existing signs.The two signs - one for the parish hall and the other for the church - would be painted a different color - blue with white, dark blue or black accent...

Company name:
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Xerium Introduces Impulse Shoe Press Belt Technology

Xerium Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched the new Impulse family of shoe press belt technology. Impulse shoe press belts combine the latest in specially developed polyurethane materials, state-of-the-art manufacturing technology, and global application expertise which are...

Company name: Xerium Technologies, Inc
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Flexco launches PTEZ Belt Trainer

Flexco has added the PTEZ Belt Trainer to its line of belt trainers. Designed with the Flexco 'Pivot and Tilt' feature, the new PTEZ Belt Trainer is targeted at applications that requires tracking to prevent damage to the belt or conveyor structure, including single-direction and reversing belts."The PTEZ Belt Trainer is an advanced solution over...

Company name: Flexco
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Wanhua-BorsodChem to be present at the largest plastics show in Dusseldorf

As announced by the organizers K 2016 in Dusseldorf from 19 to 26 October will be a special show with a highlight on Plastics shape the future, that is, the developments that are already taking shape and the visions that may become reality tomorrow. The event will demonstrate to what extent plastics are making their mark on modern living spaces -...

Company name: Wanhua-BorsodChem
Published On: Thursday June 09th, 2016

Covestro hosts PRDC Open-to-public Day 2016 for future industry elites on innovation and...

Leading materials supplier Covestro pledges to embrace "responsible care" by inviting university students to its Asia Pacific Polymers Research and Development Center (PRDC) on June 3 through an Open-to-public Day initiative, preparing future industry elites with knowledge on innovation and sustainability in the chemical sector.Themed "Responsible...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

ACC Launches Redesign of

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today launched a redesigned public site that takes a visual approach to highlight industry initiatives and how they influence our ability to develop innovative products, create jobs and compete globally. "Our new, more modern website is a reflection of the very exciting time the business of chemistry is...

Company name: The American Chemistry Council
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

IRAN: With sanctions lifted, Iran Is focused on development of PC value chain

The lifting of sanctions on Iran has made development of the country's petrochemical value chain one of the most promising avenues to significantly add value to its economy, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report."Abundance of feedstock, relatively suitable infrastructure, low cost of production and access to skilled labors are key factors that...

Company name:
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

Sika opens second factory in Thailand

Sika is expanding its supply chain footprint in Thailand by inaugurating a mortars and concrete admixtures plant. The new facility in Saraburi, 100 km North of Bangkok, is the Group's second in the country. This latest investment will enable Sika to meet the needs of Thailand's booming construction market, expand its local product portfolio and...

Company name: Sika Technology AG
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

A successful industry get-together: NRC PURday in 2016

With engaging technical presentations, ideal networking conditions and a turnout of roughly 100 participants, NRC's 2016 PURday was a complete success. For the second time now since 2014, Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH and its suppliers invited customers from the polyurethane (PU) sector to Hamburg for an informative exchange. Under the catchphrase "PURe...

Company name: Nordmann Rassmann
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

Briney elected to AFPF/CertiPUR-US Board of Directors

Jeff Briney, vice president of sales for Innocor Foam Technologies - the B2B Division of Innocor, Inc. which is headquartered in West Long Branch, NJ, USA, has been elected as a director to the board of the Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam (AFPF).Briney is an industry veteran that brings more than 25 years of experience in the polyurethane...

Company name: CertiPUR-US
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

HORN Expands Technical Sales Team With Rachel Capsavage's Hire

HORN, North America's premier distributor of specialty chemicals and raw materials, today announced the addition of Rachel Capsavage as account manager for the HORN Coatings and Building Materials business unit. A technical sales professional and an experienced chemist, Capsavage will provide added support for the company's coatings customers in...

Company name: The E.T. Horn Company
Published On: Wednesday June 08th, 2016

Reduction of aldehydes in amine catalysts

The present disclosure provides a method for reducing the aldehyde content in an amine catalyst by treating the amine catalyst with an organic acid. The organic acid-treated amine catalyst may then be used in the production of polyurethane materials which exhibit reduced aldehyde emissions.

Company name: Huntsman International LLC
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Process for obtaining organic isocyanates from distillation residues from isocyanate preparation

The present invention relates to a process for obtaining organic isocyanate from a phosgenation product comprising the isocyanate, comprising the following steps: a) workup to the phosgenation product, the workup comprising at least one distillation step in which a first portion of the organic isocyanate is removed as distillate and a distillation...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Process for preparing isocyanate homopolymers containing uretdione groups

The present invention relates to a process for preparing isocyanate homopolymers containing uretdione groups, in which the phosphinoboron compound of formula (I) are used as catalysts to catalyze the homopolymerization reaction of raw isocyanates, thereby obtaining a solution of isocyanate homopolymers having uretdione groups, then separating the...

Company name: Wanhua Chemicals
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Use of succinonitrile in the production of polyisocyanates comprising iminooxadiazinedione groups

The present invention relates to a method for producing polyisocyanates comprising iminooxadiazinedione groups, wherein at least one monomeric di- and/or tri-isocyanate is oligomerised in the presence of at least one catalyst and succinonitrile. The invention relates further to a reaction system for producing polyisocyanates comprising...

Company name: Covestro
Published On: Monday June 13th, 2016

Antifog optical article and manufacturing method thereof

[Problem to be Solved] To provide: an antifog optical article wherein a suitable water-repellent layer is formed in the process of application of antifog coating having a water-absorbing layer consisting primarily of urethane or acrylic resin having a polyoxyethylene chain on a base material; and a manufacturing method of the antifog optical...

Company name: Tokai Optical
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Self-crosslinkable polysiloxane-modified polyhydroxy polyurethane resin, process for producing said...

A problem is to provide, in the field of polyhydroxy polyurethane resins the development of applications of which has not moved ahead by conventional technologies, a self-crosslinking polyhydroxy polyurethane resin, which enables to provide products, such as imitation leathers, excellent in abrasion resistance, chemical resistance, heat resistance...

Company name: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Polyurethane dispersion and polyurethane laminate

A polyurethane dispersion is a polyurethane dispersion in which polyurethane resin produced by reaction of an isocyanate group-terminated prepolymer with a chain extender is dispersed in water. The isocyanate group-terminated prepolymer is produced by at least allowing a polyisocyanate component containing xylylene diisocyanate and/or hydrogenated...

Company name: Mitsui Chemicals
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Anhydrous composition as a coating agent for functional layers of a multilayer paint

Water-free composition comprising at least one saturated or unsaturated, epoxy-modified polyester as binder, at least one acrylate polymer or polyurethane polymer as further binder, polymer microparticles, at least one polymer which comprises functional groups consisting of blocked isocyanates and amino resins, as crosslinking agent, at least one...

Company name: BASF Coatings AG
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Urethane-type curable organic binder for mold, and molding sand composition and mold obtained using...

Provided are an organic binder for a mold, which can advantageously extend the pot life without causing uneven curing, reduction in mold strength and an increase in the amount of use of a catalyst; a molding sand composition which is obtained by using the organic binder for a mold, and which exhibits an extended pot life; and a mold produced by...

Company name: Asahi Organic Chemicals Industry
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Cement products and methods of making and using the same

Disclosed are cement products, methods of forming cement using the cement product, and methods of using the cement product in orthopedic and dental applications. Generally, the disclosed cement product includes a first component and a second component. The first component comprises a polymerizable resin comprising ethylenic unsaturated double bond,...

Company name: Pioneer Surgical Technology
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Functional polyurethane foam

The present disclosure relates to functional polyurethane foams, and in particular, to functional polyurethane foams including a reaction product of a resin premix and an isocyanate component, wherein the resin premix includes a polyol component and a foaming agent, and the isocyanate component includes monomeric methylene diphenyl diisocyanate...

Company name: Hyundai-Kia Motors R&D Division
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Foam compositions

Foam compositions are provided. The compositions are prepared from multi-functional acetoacetate esters and multi-functional amines or acrylates. The foam compositions can include one or more additives. The foam compositions can be used for home and commercial insulation, air sealing, sound proofing, structural improvement, and exterior roofing,...

Company name: Gaco Western
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Isocyanate-epoxy-foam system

The present invention relates to a method for producing a rigid foam, which comprises reacting at least one polyisocyanate with a mixture comprising at least one polyepoxide, water, and at least one other hydrogen-acidic compound, the reaction taking place in the presence of a metal-free Lewis base having at least one nitrogen atom, to rigid foams...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Hot-dip galvanized steel sheet and method for producing the same

A method of producing a hot-dip galvanized steel sheet includes applying, to a hot-dip galvanized steel sheet having a Ra of 0.5 to 2.0 .mu.m and a PPI of 150 or more, a predetermined surface treatment agent, i.e., a surface treatment agent containing a specified resin compound, a specified urethane resin having cationy, a specified silane coupling...

Company name: JFE Steel Corporation
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Oxirane (ethylene oxide) polyurethane coatings

The present invention relates to hydrophilic, i.e., water loving coatings (hereafter referred to as "WLC"). Polyurethane epoxy alkylene oxide coatings usable as coatings on for example, medical devices are a preferred WLC.

Company name: Lake Region Manufacturing
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Process for producing a multilayer coating

A process for multilayer coating of a metal substrate includes pretreating the metal substrate with an acidic aqueous composition comprising phosphate ions and/or a water-soluble titanium and/or zirconium compound, and water. The pretreated metal substrate optionally is flashed off and a surfacer layer of an organic-solvent based surfacer coating...

Company name: Axalta Coating Systems
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Pulverulent adhesive which is dispersible in water

The invention relates to a pulverulent adhesive for textile reinforcing plies which is dispersible in water, comprising: a) 85 to 97% by weight of at least one at least partially capped, low-molecular isocyanate, b) 15 to 3% by weight of an alkyl naphthalene sulphonate as wetting agent, and also c) 0 to 10% by weight of additives, binders being...

Company name: EMS-Group
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Biodisintegratable composite foils

The use of an aqueous polyurethane dispersion adhesive is described for producing biodisintegratable composite foils where at least two substrates are adhesive-bonded to one another with use of the polyurethane dispersion adhesive, where at least one of the substrates is a biodisintegrable polymer foil. At least 60% by weight of the polyurethane is...

Company name: BASF SE
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Member for vehicle and manufacturing process for the same

A member for vehicle according to the present invention includes a resinous substrate, and a protective film being formed on a surface of the resinous substrate partially at least. The protective film is made by curing a curing-type coating-agent composition containing: Component (A) (e.g., an isocyanuric ring-containing urethane (meth)acrylate...

Company name: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Bedding product including composite layer and method of manufacture

A composite layer for use in a bedding product such as a mattress and a method of manufacture are disclosed. The composite layer generally includes an extruded three dimensional fibrous layer and a foam material, e.g., polyurethane, latex or the like, disposed within the fibrous layer and occupying at least a portion of the free volume in the...

Company name: DreamWell
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Polishing pad

A polishing pad capable of maintaining a high level of dimensional stability during absorption of moisture or water includes a polishing layer including a polyurethane foam having fine cells, wherein the polyurethane foam includes a cured product of a reaction of an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer (a), a polymerized diisocyanate, and a chain...

Company name: Toyo Tire and Rubber Co
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Photoconductor overcoat having radical polymerizable charge transport molecules containing two ethyl...

An improved overcoat layer for an organic photoconductor drum of an electrophotographic image forming device is provided. The overcoat layer is prepared from a curable composition including a triphenylamine charge transport containing two ethyl acrylate functional groups and a urethane resin containing six radical polymerizable functional groups....

Company name: Lexmark International
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Insulating winding wire having corona resistance

Disclosed is an insulating winding wire having corona resistance, including a conductor and an insulation coating. The insulation coating includes a basal layer applied to cover the conductor and an outer layer applied to cover the basal layer. The basal layer includes at least one resin selected from the group consisting of polyvinylformal resin,...

Company name: LS Cable & System
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Reaction accelerator and method of producing urethane compound, thiourethane compound, amide...

A reaction accelerator is provided which is used in a reaction of a compound including an isocyanate group that is not directly bonded to an aromatic ring in a molecule with a compound including an active hydrogen-containing group and is formed of a compound including a halogenated carbamoyl group. A production method is provided which includes...

Company name: Showa Denko
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Methods for the synthesis of activated ethylfumarates and their use as intermediates

Disclosed embodiments relate to improved methods for the synthesis of activated fumarate intermediates and their use in chemical synthesis. Disclosed embodiments describe the synthesis of activated fumarate esters including those derived from activating groups including: 4-nitrophenyl, diphenylphophoryl azide, pivaloyl chloride, chlorosulfonyl...

Company name: MannKind
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Polyisobutylenes and process for making same

The present invention generally relates to alcohol-terminated polyisobutylene (PIB) compounds, and to a process for making such compounds. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to primary alcohol-terminated polyisobutylene compounds, and to a process for making such compounds. In still another embodiment, the present invention relates to...

Company name: The University of Akron
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Modified high cis butadiene-isoprene copolymer, method for producing the same and tire having...

A modified high cis butadiene-isoprene copolymer, a method for producing the same, and a tire having the aforementioned polymer are provided. The method includes performing a polymerization step for forming a high cis butadiene-isoprene copolymer having an organometallic active site and reacting which copolymer with a modifier mixture via the...

Company name: Chi Mei Corporation
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Hydrocarbon-based polymers comprising two end groups with 2-oxo-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl endings,...

Process for the preparation of a hydrocarbon polymer comprising two end groups having 2-oxo-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl final parts by ring opening metathesis in the presence of a metathesis catalyst, of a chain transfer agent comprising a carbonate ring and of a compound of formula comprising at least one C.sub.6-C.sub.16 ring having a carbon-carbon double...

Company name: Bostik
Published On: Friday June 10th, 2016

Correlation between natural exposure and artificial ageing test for typical marine coating systems

Natural exposure test at Sanya and artificial ageing test were carried out for four kinds of typical marine coating system, respectively. The gloss, surface morphology, coating impedance, and infrared spectra of the coatings were measured with methods of SEM, EIS, and FT-IR. The correlation between results from artificial ageing test and natural...

Company name: Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Published On: Thursday June 09th, 2016

Effect of carbon nanotube dispersion and network formation on thermal conductivity of thermoplastic...

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) were dispersed without any solvent in poly(tetramethylene ether glycol), (PTMEG) well above its melting point by ultrasonication in the pulse mode and different times. The polyol/CNT suspensions were used to prepare in situ polymerized thermoplastic polyurethane TPU/CNT nanocomposites with the CNT concentration of ∼...

Company name: Sharif University of Technology
Published On: Monday June 13th, 2016


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