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Polyurethane can be used as one component system (1K formulation), where a high molecular weight PU is mixed with isocyanate that cures with moisture, though it can be used with non-isocyanate formulations as well. PU coatings are also widely used through two components systems (2K formulation) where a polyisocyanate reacts with a polyol or a polyamine. PU coatings bring color retention, better surface finish (high gloss), increased scratch and abrasion resistance as well as moisture resistance. They are applied on many different substrates in very diverse markets like automotive, aerospace, furniture, flooring, and textiles. Strong drivers for their use include low to zero VOC emissions and the potential use of renewable sources like bio-based polyols.

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Do you want to formulate best-in-class 2K Polyaspartic Polyurethane Floor Coatings? Incozol 2 moisture scavenger is an excellent additive for the formulation of 2K Zero VOC Polyaspartic Floor...

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NECOWEL™ 700 is widely used as polyester-polyol for waterborne 2K-PU-lacquers for industrial applications. NECOWEL™ 700 shows excellent hardness, outstanding gloss and great chemical resistance...

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UBE Eternacoll® Polycarbonate Polyol is the ideal raw material for formulation of Polyurethane-based exterior pipe coatings. Why? Because it helps to provide an improved durability to PU thanks...

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Formulating the right PU-based coating or adhesive that can resist to extreme environmental conditions is a challenge. If durability is a must-have for your PU coatings and adhesives formulations...

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Today’s polyurethane formulators face a number of hurdles when trying to achieve the desired film properties and appearance for their systems. Whether the target is a high gloss finish for a...

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UBE Eternacoll® Polycarbonate Diol is the ideal raw material for formulation of Polyurethane-based pavements. Why? Because it helps to provide an improved durability to PU thanks to improved...

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