Articles Tagged with ''polyurethanes''

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The use of aliphatic diisocyanates and their derivatives can provide many benefits for thermoplastic materials.
February 1, 2013

As a material class, polyurethanes have unique properties over many other polymeric materials.

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Focus On: Partnering Ahead

January 7, 2013

Bayer MaterialScience receives Alliance Award from AkzoNobel A&AC.

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Q&A About Polyurethane: January 2013

January 4, 2013

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.

January 2, 2013
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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Advancing Adhesives: Tango 12

December 4, 2012

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Ask Dr. Dave: December 2012

November 30, 2012

QUESTION: We have been advised to use an organosilane adhesion promoter in an acrylic adhesive to bond glass to metal.

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October 9, 2012
The high-performance material is reportedly  a viable replacement in select traditional polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG) applications.
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Meter/Mix/Dispensing for Polyurethane Elastomers

September 4, 2012
Polyurethane dispensing systems continue to evolve for new processes and economic demands.
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Q&A About Polyurethane: September 2012

September 4, 2012
Confirming competitive pricing and product availability is a relatively straightforward process, but becoming comfortable with essential technical and performance requirements can be more complicated.
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Global Polyethylene Market to Continue Growth Pattern

August 10, 2012
The global polyethylene industry experienced strong growth over the last five years and is expected to continue advancing as it reaches approximately $148.1 billion in 2017.
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