Articles Tagged with ''polyurethanes''

Q&A About Polyurethane: September 2013

What approaches can be used to achieve excellent performance at elevated temperatures?

I am developing an adhesive for an application that requires heat resistance greater than 80°C. A formulation based on a waterborne polyurethane polymer currently provides the best adhesion to the substrate and is a fit for the application process. What approaches can be used to achieve the required level of elevated temperature performance?


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Archway Sales Named Polyurethanes Distributor for BASF

BASF recently announced it has appointed Archway Sales Inc. as a distributor for polyurethane chemicals to the CASE market in the Ohio valley.
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Momentive Performance Materials Moves Polyurethane Additives Headquarters to China, Increases Capacity

Momentive Performance Materials Inc. recently announced investments it has made to support its polyurethane additives product line.
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Focus On: Pumping and Metering Advancements

Adhesives can provide a better bond than welding or mechanical fasteners in many cases.

The composites industry is full of interesting technologies and products. In the world of composites, diversity can be seen at every turn.


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Improved Dispensing for Solar Inverters

Automated dispensing can help manufacturers improve quality and lower costs.

Automated dispensing of polyurethane (PU) is often superior to manual silicone dispensing in quality and costs.


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Innovative Dispensing Technology for Material Formulators

Technically advanced dispensing systems continue to evolve for the precision formulating of adhesives and sealants.

Material formulators continue to define and develop new formulations of epoxies, silicones, polyurethanes, and acrylics for their customers’ product assembly applications.


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China Structural Adhesive Output Remains Strong

In 2007-2011, China’s output of structural adhesives presented a compound annual growth rate of 16.6%, higher than the growth rate of 13.6% of the adhesive industry in the same period.
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Bayer MaterialScience Helps Solar Impulse Fly Across America

At the RUAG Large Subsonic Wind Tunnel, engineers are testing a polyurethane foam cockpit shell developed by Bayer MaterialScience.
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Toughening Epoxy Adhesives

The addition of a polyurethane segment into the epoxy polymer improves strength and heat resistance for commercial epoxy adhesives.

Due to their different physical properties, epoxy adhesives and polyurethane adhesives are sold into different segments of the adhesives market.


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H.B. FULLER CO.: Hot-Melt Adhesive

This company has introduced Swift®lock 2U232-3N, a UL 10C fire-rated component status adhesive designed to help door manufacturers improve production while meeting industry certification and fire rating requirements.
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