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Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Raw materials

All you need to know about current trends and developments in coatings technology: new coatings binder technologies, novel coatings additives, fillers and pigments.

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20 Oct 17
Facile preparation of bio-based polyesters

In a study, researchers propose a novel strategy for the preparation of furandicarboxylic acid based polyesters through the melt polycondensation of asymmetric monomers with terminal methyl ester and hydroxyl groups.

20 Oct 17
Low temperature curing for heavy duty coatings

In many applications such as heavy duty coatings, customers want coatings that can be cured at low temperatures. Two new types of Mannich base hardeners have been developed, both able to deliver high-solids formulations with fast low temperature cure.

16 Oct 17
Lanxess enhances research on next generation materials

The Urethane Systems business unit of Lanxess has decided to collaborate with the University of Massachusetts Amherst in order to enhance its scientific research on next generation materials.

12 Oct 17
Pollution with dichlorobenze: BASF recalls isocyanate

About 7,500 tons of toluene diisocyanate (TDI) with a major pollution of dichlorobenzene have been produced at BASF's manufacturing site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The company is recalling the product and offers help with via a hotline.

9 Oct 17
Five facts about titanium dioxide

Everybody is talking about titanium-dioxide. Worldwide prices are rising, and in Europe the industry is also facing a possible classification of titanium-dioxide as a cancerogenic substance. We have gathered five facts about the world’s most important pigment.

26 Sep 17
Improving the thermal properties of pigmented acrylic resin

Iranian researchers have investigated whether silica airogel improves the thermal properties of pigmented acrylic resin.

12 Sep 17
Bio-based resin for stable timber construction materials

Working with four partners, Covestro is developing bio-based layers for wood construction materials to replace the petrochemical products used to date. The polyurethane system, which is reinforced with cellulose fibers, exhibits good flame retardance.

31 Aug 17
Hyperbranched polyesters as biodegradable and antibacterial additives

A study presents novel hyperbranched polyamino-esters functionalised with quaternary ammonium salts. These materials can be used as antibacterial and biodegradable additives for mixing with non-active polymers.

18 Aug 17
Modifying the structural properties of epoxy resins

To what extent do modifiers affect the properties of epoxy resin? Austrian researchers have investigated the thermomechanical, mechanical and fracture mechanical properties of modified epoxy resins with two different modifiers.

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