Articles Tagged with ''polyurethanes''

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

Dave Dunn's September 2014 column
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.

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.

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?

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.

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.


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Novomer Appoints German Distributor

Nordmann, Rassmann will distribute commercial quantities of Novomer’s new 1,000- and 2,000-molecular-weight Converge PPC polyols.
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Huntsman Manufacturing Disruption Garners Most Interest

Last week, readers were most interested in an unplanned manufacturing disruption at a Huntsman facility.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Equipment Failure Causes Huntsman Manufacturing Disruption

Huntsman Corp. recently announced it experienced an unplanned manufacturing disruption on a production unit at its facility in Port Neches, Texas.
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Crowell Named Executive Director of CertiPUR-US

The Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam recently announced it has appointed Michael Crowell executive director of the association and its CertiPUR-US® program.
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Novomer Names Quimidroga Distributor

Novomer Inc. recently announced it has named Barcelona-based Quimidroga s.a. an authorized distributor of Converge® polypropylene carbonate (PPC) polyols in Spain, Portugal and Turkey.
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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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