Moulds coated by plasma may help to reduce or eliminate the need for release agents
Although the Russian polyurethanes market took a knock in 2009, there is optimism for a strong domestic recovery.
Green roofs are becoming increasingly popular in urban areas. Polyurethane plays an important role in helping to make them waterproof and effective.
Polyurethane has a large number of novel uses from the automotive sector to physical therapy.
Raw materials suppliers in the polyurethanes sector have been hard hit by the global economic downturn. At its lowest point, demand for their products slumped by up to 40 percent: it has now limped back to perhaps 15 or 20 percent below normal.
Despite the obvious difficulties of doing business over the last year, the German polyurethanes sector is in a positive mood
There are alternatives to conventional blowing agents this examines the suitability of solutions based on AFA-L1, as a possible replacement for HFC-245fa
DuPont’s new bio-based polyol is aimed at elastomers, TPU and coating but spandex fibres are also a target
BayOne Urethane Systems llc can probably offer a polyurethane system for a wide range of applications.
Syrian-based polyurethane company Baalbaki Chemical Industries is so convinced of continuing high growth in the Gulf States and urther afield in the Middle East and North Africa that it plans to set up a network of systems houses in the area.