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As demand for renewable energy increases, wind turbine blades are increasing in size, leading to longer blades that can achieve larger swept areas. Yet, gravity-induced bending loads on blades create dramatic increases in dynamic stress, heightening market demand for a material that reduces blade mass... - February 24, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Polyurethane chemistry offers many benefits over traditional chemistries used in the pultrusion process. For officials at the Southminster Presbyterian Church, window lineals created using a glass-reinforced polyurethane pultrusion process solved a problem that was 50 years in the making.
The suburban... - February 24, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Keeping pace with the coating industry’s evolving demands requires ongoing product development. Waterborne polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) are an important part of the toolkit formulators can use to develop products for the architectural, industrial and special purpose coatings markets.
PUDs are... - February 20, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC is debuting a new specialty grade of resin primarily designed for use in the medical market for applications such as diagnostic imaging equipment – computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET) scanners; workstations;... - February 20, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Time is money. Current coatings used on aircraft require 72 hours to cure before the plane can be moved outside the hangar. Therefore, there is a desire in the industry to increase productivity and efficiency by decreasing the “dry-to-fly” time. Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientists have determined... - February 17, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Surgery requires precision. OrthoSensor’s™ new Knee Balancer provides precise, quantitative intraoperative data on soft tissue balancing during total knee replacement surgery. Until now, surgeons had to subjectively determine the amount of pressure to apply to a knee implant. This intelligent... - February 17, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Medical equipment manufacturers searching for just the right material for their application now have another option, as Bayer MaterialScience LLC has added depth to its already strong family of medical materials.
Bayblend® M750 polycarbonate/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (PC/ABS) meets manufacturers’... - February 16, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
With the goal of becoming the safest, most portable and user-friendly auto-injector on the market, an innovative epinephrine auto-injector in development for patients at risk for anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reaction, is utilizing Bayer MaterialScience LLC plastics. It combines a well-known medicine... - February 16, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Painting metal substrates provides an attractive appearance. It also imparts corrosion resistance: Painted metal articles, such as railings, mailboxes, athletic stadiums and window frames, last longer than unpainted metals when exposed to outdoor weather conditions, including rain, snow, sleet and hail. - February 16, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Fraen's Optics Division wanted to produce a high-performing optic for use in light emitting diode (LED) lighting to meet the general illumination market’s needs, as well as the company’s own performance targets. With the help of Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Fraen was able to find the key to... - February 09, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC is launching a new grade of thermally conductive plastic to help lighting manufacturers meet consumer demand quickly and cost-effectively. - February 09, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
In the world of blast-and-paint production for structural steel, rarely does a new technology make a game-changing difference in workflow, handling and transportation. However, polyaspartic technologies have and continue to do so. Polyaspartic coatings can reduce painting systems from three coats to... - February 06, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
The weathering performance of polyurethane topcoats can be altered by changing variables such as pigment-to-binder (P/B) ratio, isocyanates index, resin/polyisocyanate selection, fillers and additives. Two Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientists set out to determine what effect modifying these variables... - February 03, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
As part of its Enhanced Chemical Management Program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released Chemical Action Plans (CAPs) for the polyurethane raw materials methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and toluene diisocyanate (TDI). MDI and TDI are used in the production of polyurethane foams... - February 02, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientists have developed a waterborne polyurethane coatings technology for healthcare facilities that is just what the doctor ordered: it offers hospital facility managers a durable coating – which is inherently low in VOCs – that is resistant to harsh cleaners and disinfectants without sacrificing aesthetics. - February 01, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Coatings applicators have long struggled with changing temperatures and humidity levels in the field. Bayer MaterialScience LLC recognized this market need and developed a new raw material that translates into topcoats for decorative and industrial concrete that are more user-friendly.
Bayer scientists... - January 27, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
One of the fastest growing market segments in the concrete flooring arena is sealers for decorative and polished concrete surfaces. There is a need in this market for a more durable, longer lasting product, and Bayer MaterialScience LLC sealed its position as a coating and sealant market innovator by developing a new technology for sealers. - January 26, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed David Krempels key account manager, Baycusan® cosmetics ingredients line. He is based in Northern New Jersey, the primary hub of activity in the North American cosmetics industry. In this role, Krempels will drive innovative Bayer polyurethane chemistry into... - January 23, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Marc Daniel Block director, regional key account sales for its Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties (CAS) business unit.
In this role, Block leads the CAS regional key account sales team in the United States. He also serves as head of the technical sales team and... - January 12, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
The compound R&D department of Bluestar in Nantong has developed a new additive for Glass filled PPE blends that has a very significant improvement on properties like tensile and flexural strength. Small additions improve several strength properties by 25 percent. The composition of the new material... - January 11, 2012 - China National Bluestar (Group) Co, Ltd
OneSource Organics, Inc., the developers of Shutter Renu, Vinyl Renu, DeckMAX and other restoration technologies is awarded the prestigious Best of Business award. - December 16, 2011 - OneSource Organics, Inc.
Bayer MaterialScience LLC has developed a new polyurethane-based composite technology in response to the wind power industry’s desire for stronger, longer wind blades. A development team led by Bayer found polyurethane chemistry to dramatically improve fatigue and fracture toughness properties... - December 09, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC flexes its innovative muscle with a new polyurethane foam technology that enables the direct production of very high air flow foams comparable to those achieved through current processes.
Enhanced air flow and the transfer of moisture away from the body are desirable traits... - December 01, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s polyurethane technology is PUR-ifying the filtration market on a global scale.
Increasing government regulations for air and water quality are spurring demand for filtration materials and replacement parts in the healthcare, automotive, trucking and pool/spa markets,... - November 18, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Water park owners and contractors are seeking advanced gelcoat technology that offers faster cures, improved color and gloss retention, and proven durability so they can repair, re-finish and re-open waterslides.
Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s two-component (2K) polyaspartic coating technology used... - November 17, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Automakers are driven to design lightweight cars that will meet increasing fuel efficiency requirements – 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 – and satisfy consumer appetite for high-quality vehicles. They’re finding that they can lose vehicle weight and gain styling with engineering thermoplastics and composite materials. - November 16, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s EcoCommercial Building (ECB) Conference Center is a sparkling example for promoting Pennsylvania’s clean-energy economy.
For its work, Bayer received a Green Power: Turn It On award from Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture). The annual award is... - October 31, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
A foam mattress’s coolness, durability and compression set resistance are linked to a flexible polyurethane foam’s porosity. Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s new polyether polyol and formulation technology produce very high air flow polyurethane foam to achieve that “cool” effect... - October 24, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC has developed a new class of stronger composite materials in response to the wind power industry’s move toward developing and manufacturing longer, larger, more productive wind blades. A Bayer scientist and a researcher from Molded Fiber Glass conducted studies to compare... - October 19, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
A Bayer films expert discusses new concepts for integrated center stack design- the console between the driver and passenger seats that houses many dashboard controls- created by high pressure forming (HPF) Makrofol® HF 278 G-4 polycarbonate film. In the study, Makrofol® HF 278 G-4 was UV-cured and coated with Pröll’s NORILUX DC-3 formable Dual-Cure-Lacquer, providing the center stack with superior scratch resistance, good formability, high chemical resistance and high gloss. - October 17, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
A new thermoplastic elastomer formulated expressly for toy pets and sold under the StarPet line is now available from Star Thermoplastics. - October 12, 2011 - Star Thermoplastic Alloys & Rubbers, Inc.
Bayer MaterialScience LLC announces it will utilize energy monitoring solutions from Noveda Technologies to optimize the energy performance of its EcoCommercial Building (ECB) projects around the world. Noveda, based in Branchburg, N.J., is the latest addition to the ECB Network, which brings together... - October 07, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Ongoing research and development by Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientists has refined polyurethane chemistry, subsequently leading to the development of a new generation of products for UV (ultra violet) curable coatings – acrylated allophanate oligomers. Abdullah Ekin, senior associate scientist,... - October 07, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Millions of people slipped and slid their way down thousands of composite water slides last year. Yet, the large number of people catapulting down an individual water slide, along with continuous water flow, and sun and weather exposure, take a toll on a slide’s finish. Waterpark owners are seeking... - October 07, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
From energy-efficient insulation and durable, aesthetically pleasing polycarbonate glazing to advanced coatings and sealants and a burgeoning green building network, Bayer MaterialScience LLC featured its broad portfolio of sustainable building solutions at this year’s Greenbuild International... - October 06, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Current coatings technologies for steel construction require long dry-to-handle times that can lead to construction delays or damage during shipping, fit-up and erection. Increasingly, engineers, architects and other building professionals are seeking coatings technologies with early development characteristics... - October 06, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Ultraviolet- (UV) cure coating technology continues to gain traction in the coatings industry due to its many competitive advantages – low energy costs, no pot life issues, reduced environmental impact and a fast cure time, among others. Attendees of RadTech’s UV/EB East Technology Conference,... - October 06, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
New StarMed TPEs from Star Thermoplastics are formulated for medical products such as physical therapy straps and medical pads. - September 30, 2011 - Star Thermoplastic Alloys & Rubbers, Inc.
Current coatings technologies for steel construction require long dry-to-handle times that can lead to construction delays or damage during shipping, fit-up and erection. Increasingly, engineers, architects and other building professionals are seeking coatings technologies with early development characteristics... - September 16, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Use of waterborne polyurethane technology is increasing in such areas as construction coatings, automotive coatings, protective coatings and industrial metal coatings. But, can this technology really stand up to these demanding applications? Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Peter Schmitt, senior technology... - September 14, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Industrial coatings (coatings applied at the time of manufacture) constitute a sizable market: in 2008, 344 million gallons of industrial coatings were sold to customer industries at a value of $5.6 billion.
Waterborne polyurethane dispersion (PUD) chemistry offers a unique value proposition for... - September 14, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Plastics Color Corporation just announced the acquisition of Polysource LLC, a color and additives manufacturer in Tempe, AZ. - September 09, 2011 - Plastics Color Corporation
Plastics Color Corporation recently announced the certification of several color concentrates in its polypropylene product line by NSF International. - September 02, 2011 - Plastics Color Corporation
Protecting people and other critical assets from the devastation of an explosive attack is a high priority for security and building managers – and Bayer MaterialScience LLC.
Harnessing its high-tech materials expertise, Bayer has developed Hygard® BL80 Shock-Wave Sentinel as an advanced solution... - August 29, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
The book is both educational and entertaining. Contains colorful characters, a historical perspective, intrigue and drama. - July 21, 2011 - Flamemaster Corporation
The demand for low-viscosity, high-functionality, 100 percent solids, ultraviolet- (UV) cure coatings has led to the development of a new class of oligomers based on acrylated allophanate chemistry. This new class of acrylated allophanate oligomers offers UV coatings formulators the ability to minimize... - June 29, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC and Composites One announced today that they have reached a distribution agreement in which Composites One will sell Bayer MaterialScience’s polyurethane resin systems directly to composite parts manufacturers throughout the United States.
The agreement is effective immediately. - June 22, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Pittsburgh-based artificial turf firm promotes industry executive to continue company growth - June 21, 2011 - Act Global
Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Steven Sternberger industrial marketing manager for coatings in the Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties (CAS) business unit.
In this role, Sternberger leads the CAS team’s efforts to meet evolving coatings requirements for industrial, construction, automotive,... - June 20, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Bayer MaterialScience LLC is bringing to manufacturers two solutions that offer even greater scratch resistance for polycarbonate parts – its 2-D, nonformable Makrofol® HS 520 hard-coated film and its 3-D formable Makrofol® HF 278 hard-coated film. - June 16, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC