Articles Tagged with ''polyurethanes''

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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Arnco Acquired by Arsenal’s Dash Multi-Corp

Arsenal Capital Partners recently announced the acquisition of Arnco, one of the world’s largest suppliers of polyurethane products.
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Q&A About Polyurethane

Can existing formulations help make the leap from a one-component polyurethane coating to a two-component system?

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

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.

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.

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

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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