Articles Tagged with ''polyurethanes''

Q&A About Polyurethane

Can existing formulations help make the leap from a one-component polyurethane coating to a two-component system?
By Dr. Jeffrey F. Dormish
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I would like to achieve the high performance of a two-component polyurethane coating, but my application process is only able to handle a one-component system. Can any existing formulations help me make this performance leap?


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Center for Polyurethanes Industry Seeks Innovation Award Entries

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The Center for Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council recently announced a call for entries for its 2013 Polyurethane Innovation Award.
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Atlanta to Host Spring ASC Convention

The adhesives and sealants community will gather April 21-23 to share business information, discover the latest innovations, and network with industry leaders.
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Technological advancements, industry innovations and regulatory updates: all these features and more will be highlighted at the 2013 Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) Spring Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Ga. The adhesives and sealants community will gather at the Hyatt Regency from April 21-23 to share business information, discover the latest innovations, and network with industry leaders.


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Extending Moisture-Cure Polyurethane Binders with Water

Water extension of reactive moisture-cure prepolymer binders has proven to be a practical technology with economic and performance benefits.
By Robert Cunningham, John Lockard, and Jeff Stanley
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Moisture-cure polyurethane adhesives, or more particularly, moisture-cure polyurethane binders, are used extensively to combine particulate materials into a solid form either by molding or other processes. These particulate materials can be diverse in physical characteristics ranging from sand and small stones to recycled tire crumb, flexible urethane foam scrap, wood, and fiber.


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Huntsman Acquires Stake in Japanese Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation Company

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Huntsman Corp. recently announced that it has acquired a 20% stake in Nippon Aqua Co. Ltd. (Nippon Aqua), a spray polyurethane foam insulation company based in Yokohama, Japan.
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Advancing Adhesives: Water-Based Polyurethane Goes Green

Soy oil replaces petroleum in water-based polyurethane coatings and adhesives.
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Battelle scientists have reportedly invented a novel, water-based polyurethane unlike any other—environmentally responsible, cost-effective, soy-based and free of N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) solvent.


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Options for Polyurethane Chemistry

The use of aliphatic diisocyanates and their derivatives can provide many benefits for thermoplastic materials.
By Dirk Hoppe, Corey King, Rainer Lomoelder, Christoph Nacke, Samy Saad, and Emmanouil Spyrou
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As a material class, polyurethanes have unique properties over many other polymeric materials.


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Focus On: Partnering Ahead

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Bayer MaterialScience receives Alliance Award from AkzoNobel A&AC.


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Q&A About Polyurethane: January 2013

By Dr. Jeffrey F. Dormish
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Certain polymer-based adhesives are described as crystalline, while others are described as amorphous. How do these adhesive polymer types differ? What advantages could be expected from each type?


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Arsenal Capital Partners Acquires Dash Multi-Corp.

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Arsenal Capital Partners recently announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Dash Multi-Corp., a manufacturer of formulated polyurethane, vinyl plastisol and specialty coatings.
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