prepolymer


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prepolymer

[prē′päl·i·mər]
(organic chemistry)
A reactive low-molecular-weight macromolecule or an oligomer, capable of further polymerization.
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00 g of prepolymer particles were stirred in 50 mL of solvent (acetone or isobutanol) at reflux for 2 h and then dried under vacuum for 8 h at 80[degrees]C in order to remove the solvent.
TPU made from LFPPDI prepolymer is superior to typical urethanes, and outperforms HNBR.
Suprasec is the trade name for Huntsman's range of MDI and MDI-based prepolymers which are used to formulate adhesives, coatings and elastomers.
Johnston explains that since both variations of prepolymers are high-performing, moisture-cure 1K polyurethane sealants and 1K silane-terminated sealants continue to grow in popularity.
Subsequently, sodium hydroxide or hydrochloric acid was added to adjust the pH of the prepolymer from 7 to 8.
In the first step, the prepolymer J was synthesized under a nitrogen atmosphere by reacting IPDI (10.
Both crystalline and amorphous films may be based on PI obtained by the IDA method from the prepolymer by the melt or the solution technology.
PHILADELPHIA -- Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT) announces the increase in production capacity for its Adiprene[R] / Vibrathane[R] range of high-performance polyurethane prepolymers at the company's Latina Scalo facility in Italy.
Hontek Corporation has been granted a patent for a polyurethane or polyurea rain erosion resistant coating composition for protecting a leading edge substrate on an airfoil against liquid and solid particle erosion comprised of an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer with an isocyanate content of 0.
Johnston's discussion will explain how adding a blocked polyurethane prepolymer into the backbone of an epoxy adhesive offers improved cure rates, increased temperature resistance and better adhesion to many different substrates.
The prepolymer offers improved sag resistance, can be applied up to 8 mils dry film thickness (DFT), avoids blistering, and can be applied in hot and humid climates.