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(Industrial Coatings and Sealants)
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The rehabilitation of transportation infrastructure has become increasingly important as aging roads, bridges, and highways see record traffic levels. Public and private infrastructure owners are... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Coatings and Sealants)
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Polyether polyols, and specially Polytetramethylene Ether Glycol (PTMEG), are widely used in the development of high performance elastomers. However, PTMEG polyols with molecular weight greater than... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Coatings and Sealants)
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High performance polyurethane elastomers are widely used in dynamic applications, such as wheels, rollers, and tires. These applications account for more than 50% of the high performance engineering... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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Polyurethane resin is currently a minor player in the composite industry, with unsaturated polyesters and epoxies having the largest shares among thermosetting materials1 . However, the outlook for... (View Full Article)
(Chemicals and Raw Materials)
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Across the globe, a number of varied technologies are used to produce high resiliency (HR) foam. Dow has recently developed a new polymer polyol with intrinsic flammability performance for HR and... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Spring's arrival reveals the ravages of winter: Pockmarked roads, creaking bridges and leaking water pipes. The holes and cracks are worsening. Every four years, the American Society of Civil... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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By Gretchen Kast, editor at Sleep Retailer (Article was featured in August issue of Sleep Retailer) Comfort Revolution has partnered with Dow Polyurethanes, a leader in foaming and gel technologies,... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Polyurethane foam odor related to Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) emissions has emerged globally as a major issue during recent years. Many contributing volatile components have been identified and... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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Guest columnist Kevin Meyer, associate scientist, Dow Polyurethanes, The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, MI, US), asks, and suggests some answers to, the question, "Why have polyurethanes, given their... (View Full Article)
(Uncategorized)
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The oil business necessarily deals with oil sludge, drilling cuttings, and waste streams. With this dirty stuff comes the cleanup, with which this article deals.... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Rigid Faced Double Belt Lamination (RF-DBL) is a term used to identify a continuous manufacturing process for producing steel faced foam cored sandwich panels for use as insulating elements in... (View Full Article)
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An advanced degree in chemistry might not be required to understand the Environmental Protection Agency's latest push to protect the ozone layer and combat global warming, but it certainly helps. The... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Coatings and Sealants)
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There is a growing trend for higher solids contents in epoxy systems. However, the low molecular weight epoxies required often lead to brittle coatings which are easily damaged. Flexibilisers can... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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The global requirement for reduced CO2 emissions and increased vehicle fuel economy is an important aspect of technology development in the transportation Industry. Dow Automotive and Magna Exteriors... (View Full Article)
(Chemicals and Raw Materials)
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An advanced degree in chemistry might not be required to understand the Environmental Protection Agency's latest push to protect the ozone layer and combat global warming, but it certainly helps. The... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Polyurethane (PU) gels are finding its way into more and more applications where improved comfort and functionality are key requirements. Diverse applications such as biomedical devices, footwear,... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Dow Polyurethanes has introduced the Voraforce TP 1200 series to the North America market. The two-component polyurethanes solution enables fast, energy-efficient pultrusion composite fabrication with... (View Full Article)
(Chemicals and Raw Materials)
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Recent activity within the Automotive Industry has focused on reducing Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions from interior components. As part of that campaign, polyurethane flexible molded foams,... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Polyurethane raw materials is not only limited to the Middle East and Africa but will also be made available for export to Asia and Europe.... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Since their introduction by researchers at Texaco Chemical Company in the mid 1980s, 1 spray polyurea coatings have gained widespread acceptance in the coatings market. Spray polyurea is advantaged... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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While researchers disagree on how much sleep we really need, it is widely established that in order to fall asleep, your body temperature has to drop three degrees. Heat buildup results in tossing,... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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Cabin air quality is a growing concern raised by various automakers throughout the world. Specifications are becoming more and more stringent and the leading specifications are being adopted by more... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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Polyurethane spray foams have found widespread use in the construction industry as insulation, moisture and air barriers. Due to the in-field application of Spray-Applied Polyurethane Foam (SPF), the... (View Full Article)