Articles Tagged with ''polyurethanes''

Bayer to Separate MaterialScience Business, Focus Entirely on Life Science Businesses

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Bayer recently announced it intends to focus entirely on its Life Science businesses (HealthCare and CropScience) and float MaterialScience on the stock market as a separate company.
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Readers Most Interested in Royal Adhesives Acquisition

Chemque’s acquisition by Royal Adhesives drew the most reader interest last week.
By Susan Sutton
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This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Dow Automotive and LORD Development Agreement Retains Top Spot

For the second consecutive week, readers were most interested in a development agreement between Dow Automotive and LORD.
By Susan Sutton
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This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Royal Adhesives Acquires Chemque

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Royal Adhesives and Sealants Canada LTD will acquire substantially all of the assets of Chemque.
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Flame-Retardant Foam Gaskets: Fire Proof and High Performing

Flame-retardant foam gaskets play a significant role in preventing or delaying the spread of fire.
By Albert Schmid
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Polyurethane-, epoxy- and silicone-based reactive resins are used for a variety of products in the lighting industry. The applications range from the casting of sensors or ballasts and the sealing of the luminaire to the bonding of LED modules into a tube.


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Ask Dr. Dave: What is the difference between a polyurethane adhesive and a polyurea adhesive?

Dave Dunn's September 2014 column
By Dave Dunn Ph.D.
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The most important difference is that the polyurea reaction is much faster than the polyurethane one.
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Understanding the Role of Fumed Silica in Adhesives and Sealants Formulations

Fumed silica offers a variety of benefits for adhesives and sealants.
By Christopher Galli and Elizabeth Sims
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Formulators use particles to enhance the functionality of existing polymer matrices for adhesive and sealant products.


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Focus On: One Supplier to the Adhesives and Sealants Industry is Finding Diamonds in the Rough

New product ideas are just waiting to be discovered.
By Jim Charron
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The next time you’re in a car, take a close look at the many different materials inside and outside that are bonded together.


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Q&A About Polyurethane: Coatings Raw Materials

Can you provide some general information regarding coatings raw materials?
By Dr. Jeffrey F. Dormish
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I am familiar with formulating polyurethanes for adhesive applications, but would like to learn more about coatings raw materials in order to provide a broader product profile to my customers. Can you provide some general information?


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Development Agreement Between Dow Automotive and LORD is Top News

A structural adhesive development agreement drew the most reader interest last week.
By Susan Sutton
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This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.


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Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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