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polyurethane

, polyurethan
a class of synthetic materials made by copolymerizing an isocyanate and a polyhydric alcohol and commonly used as a foam (polyurethane foam) for insulation and packing, as fibres and hard inert coatings, and in a flexible form (polyurethane rubber) for diaphragms and seals

Polyurethane

A group of plastics used mainly as a light insulating material in the form of flexible or rigid foam and as a sealant.
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Asia-Pacific, being the largest market for polyurethane dispersions is also projected to register the high growth market, in terms of value between 2015 and 2020.
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council will hold its 58th Annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, FL, October 5-7.
John Televantos, Partner at Arsenal Capital and long-time polyurethanes industry veteran, said, "We are very pleased to bring IPS Polymer Systems into the Accella group, and with the progress of Accella overall.
However, one needs to be cognizant of any solvents used in the manufacture of the polyurethane required for its successful application.
Polyurethanes also are the materials of choice for forming wear-resistant core masks, and toolmakers often cast polyurethane parts for pattern tooling, including wiper blades, pouring cups and core prints.
With its plant located in Tangerang, West Java, PT Pardic Indonesia -- which commenced its commercial operations in 1978 -- produces up to 3,600 tons of polyurethane resin per year, in addition to alkyd resin, polyester resin, polyamide resin, and curing agents.
Edge ravel is another area where the benefits of polyurethane backing is clear.
New study "Global and China Polyurethane Industry Chain Report, 2011-2012" developed by ResearchInChina provides a comprehensive analysis of the global polyurethane industry with a focus on China, covering:
Water-Based Polyurethane Dispersions: The largest type of polyurethane dispersions
Because these particular and unique features of the polycarbonate diol, in this study several polyurethane coatings were synthesized by using different polyether diol + polycarbonate diol mixtures as polyol for preparing polyurethane coatings with improved hardness and wear resistance in pipeline internal coatings, additional to improved mechanical properties and hydrolytic stability.
Polyurethane seals are primarily used in heavy duty machinery such as excavators and tractors.