After a decade of negotiation, horse trading and discussion, India’s GST appears set to simplify its mind-bendingly complex system of internal tariffs and duties.
Reducing waste, and cutting foam blocks more efficiently lies at the heart of two new machinery and software integrations from Albrecht Baumer.
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Mould release agents play a vital role in the moulded polyurethane foam sector, but their choice involves balancing a number of factors including environmental impact, cost and efficiency in use.
Polyurea is a highly versatile material with uses ranging from waterproofing parking decks and making hospital floors hard-wearing and easy to keep clean. The PDA Europe conference studied a number of these uses on the French coast.
Lonza has worked to develop a new, slower curing additive for the polyurea market, which is designed to offer a longer working time for polyurea and polyurethane
Surfactants are a vital component of many cellular polyurethane formulations. They control bubble formation and opening, keep mixtures of ingredients together,
Germany’s FSK foamed polymers association held its annual meeting in Bad Durkheim, and at BASF’s plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Simon Robinson visited the heart of Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate wine growing region to report.
Sustainability is “all about interpretation”, Angela Austin of Labyrinth Associates told delegates, at Suspolyurethanes 2016
The European polyurethane industry gathered in Amsterdam in October 2016 to find out about the latest trends and developments in polyurethane sustainability. Simon Robinson reports from SusPolyurethane 2016.