Category: Glue News

Momentive to Better Align European Market Demand for Solid Epoxy Resins with Closure of Wesseling Site

Momentive announced the closure of its Wesseling, Germany, site. This action will better align European market demand for solid epoxy resins (SER) with Momentive’s existing assets. Manufacturing at Wesseling is scheduled to close in October, 2012. (Ind…

Manufacturer initiatives and emerging applications to drive growth in polymeric foams

Global polymeric foams market is estimated to reach 18 mln tons by 2015. Though this market faces subdued demand in recent times, future growth would be favored by manufacturer initiatives such as introduction of classification-free PU foams and emergi…

Treated Articles Under the BPR – A Problem Solved?

Marcus Navin-Jones of Keller & Heckman have assessed the likely impact of the new Biocidal Products Regulation on the key issue of treated articles. The current Biocidal Products Directive (BPD) does not define what is meant by the term ‘treated… (Ar…

ASC GR Intends to Reopen MDI/TDI Chemical Action Plan in 2012

Key speakers at ASC’s Spring Convention, April 15-17 in Denver will address some these issues including Rizhaldy Caluncagin-SCAQMD’s manager responsible for Rule 1168-and Hortensia Muniz-a California DTSC senior hazardous substances engineer-who is… …

Reactive Polysulfide Polyols and Chain-extenders for Property Enhancement in Urethanes

Sulphur-containing polymeric systems have been known for many years, especially for their utility in sealant applications. These materials provide performance benefits such as flexibility and chemical and weathering resistance. Such property… (R&D Hi…

Properties of Waterborne Polyurethane Adhesives with Aliphatic and Aromatic Diisocyanates

The synthesis of a series of waterborne polyurethane adhesives based on poly tetramethylene glycol , ethylene diamine and dimethylolpropionic acid with various ratios of aliphatic 4,4′-dicyclohexylmethane diisocyanate and aromatic… (R&D Highlight)All…

Dow Corning to Exhibit Low Adhesion PSAs at APFE 2012 in China

Dow Corning Corporation will participate in the 7th International Adhesive tape Protective Films & Optical Film Expo in China. Dow Corning will exhibit its lineup of low adhesion pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) and new hard coating materials for…..

Reichhold and Umicore to Cooperate on Innovative Curing Technology for Unsaturated Polyester Resin

Reichhold and Umicore announced their co-operation to introduce sustainable alternative curing technology for unsaturated polyester resins. Reichhold deploys Umicore’s latest cobalt technology to develop a solution that combines the benefits of… (Ind…

Aremco Launches Pyro-Tape 682-PM Plasma Spray Masking Tape

Pyro-Tape 682-PM is a new tri-layer silicone rubber, aluminum foil and fiberglass tape used for masking high velocity oxy-fuel thermal and plasma spray operations. The tape material is combined with a high strength silicone adhesive that provides an……