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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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Sep 17, 2018 | Industry News

South Korean Investor Group to Acquire Momentive

Momentive, a global silicones and advanced materials company, and SJL Partners LLC, KCC Corporation and Wonik QnC Corporation (collectively, the “Investor Group”), have entered into a definitive...

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Sep 11, 2018 | Industry News

BASF’s PU Coatings Impart High-class Look to German Pavilion 2018

With polyurethane coatings from the MasterTop range, Master Builders Solutions® supported the German pavilion as a material sponsor. Concept and design of the pavilion have been realized by Berlin...

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Sep 10, 2018 | Industry News

UTECH North America to Provide Insight into PU Market Trends & Innovations

UTECH North America, the only show that is 100 percent polyurethanes, will offer a deep dive into the state of the polyurethanes industry. A three-day conference will feature nearly two dozen...

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Sep 5, 2018 | Industry News

Talga & Biomer to Co-develop Graphene-enhanced TPU for Industrial & Marine Coatings

Talga has signed a JDA with Biomer to co-develop graphene-enhanced thermoplastics for commercialization in coating markets. The products will be evaluated for industrial coating (marine...

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Aug 29, 2018 | Industry News

Huntsman Opens a New Facility in Vietnam for PU Business

Huntsman Corporation has announced that it has opened a multi-purpose facility in Vietnam. It will house Huntsman’s Polyurethanes and Advanced Materials businesses, and comprises manufacturing; R a...

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Aug 24, 2018 | Product News

Emery Oleochemicals to Exhibit its Renewable Polyols at UTECH North America 2018

Emery Oleochemicals has announced that its Eco-Friendly Polyols business platform will showcase a new line of aromatic-containing EMEROX Polyols for rigid PUR and PIR foam applications at UTECH...

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Aug 13, 2018 | Industry News

Mitsui Chemicals Opens New Polyurethane System House in India

Mitsui Chemicals has been working on a new polyurethanes system house in Andhra Pradesh at its owned Mitsui Chemicals & SKC Polyurethanes Co. Through this system house, MCNS will stably supply high...

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Aug 9, 2018 | Product News

Lubrizol Unveils Water-borne PU Dispersion for Wood Coatings

The Lubrizol Corporation has unveiled Aptalon™ W8062, a water-borne, high performance polyurethane dispersion for wood floor coatings applications. It is designed for high traffic rigors of...

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Aug 8, 2018 | Industry News

Jim Dickie to Deliver Keynote Presentation at 2018 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council has announced Jim Dickie will deliver the keynote at the 2018 Polyurethanes Technical Conference. Dickie’s keynote...

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Jul 30, 2018 | Industry News

Automotive Specialty Coatings Market to Reach 3.75 Bn USD by 2025: M&M

According to the MarketsandMarkets report, the automotive specialty coatings market is estimated to be USD 3.02 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach USD 3.75 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of...

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