Mahzarin Banaji will examine the importance of diversity and inclusion in relation to the STEM disciplines
July 7, 2017
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council recently announced Mahzarin Banaji, Ph.D., reportedly a renowned Harvard University psychology professor, will deliver the keynote at the 2017 Polyurethanes Technical Conference.
Solvent-based contact cements, such as those based on chloroprene rubber, were traditionally used for this application. They work very well and are available in spray or aerosol versions. However, many users are now reluctant to use them because of emissions regulations, safety concerns or disposal issues.
Isocyanates react with compounds that have active hydrogens. For example, in coating applications, isocyanates are typically reacted with polyols to form polyurethanes, or with primary and secondary amines to form polyureas. Catalysis of the polyol/isocyanate reaction, which is often required to develop sufficient cure response, can be achieved with a variety of compounds.