Bayer MaterialScience LLC at ASC 2011 Spring Convention and Expo: Reacting Capped Prepolymers with Blocked Amines Produces Polyurea Elastomers with Low VOCs

While capped polyurethane prepolymers have been used for many years to flexibilize epoxy resins, they can also be reacted with multifunctional amines to create products with useful properties without the addition of epoxy resins. - April 29, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC at Metro New York Coatings Association Symposium: Understanding 1K Chemistry, Customer Needs and Practices Key to Formulating Coatings

Regardless of the technology, formulators have traditionally struggled with paint film defects. With that in mind, a Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientist offered helpful hints for formulating one-component (1K) ambient-cure topcoats and primers based on waterborne polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) at... - April 18, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Steven Reinstadtler Elected to Board of Polyurea Development Association

Bayer MaterialScience LLC coatings expert Steven Reinstadtler has been elected to the Polyurea Development Association (PDA) board of directors. Reinstadtler, industrial marketing manager, Construction for the Coatings, Adhesives, and Specialties (CAS) division, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, will... - April 18, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC at 2011 AIA National Convention: High-Performance Materials, Technologies and Initiatives for Eco-Friendly, Economical Building Design

Bayer MaterialScience LLC, a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, will showcase its broad portfolio of high-performance building materials, technologies and initiatives at the 2011 AIA National Convention, May 12-14, 2011, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. For architects,... - April 15, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC's Makrolon® Polycarbonate Satisfies Strict Safety Tolerance Requirements in Fuel Cell Application

When selecting a material that could be used to form proprietary components of its new fuel cell, ReliOn Inc. turned to a proven plastic material: polycarbonate from Bayer MaterialScience LLC. ReliOn’s E-1100™ hydrogen fuel cell provides 1,100 watts of power. Its modular, compact... - April 14, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Celebrates World Cultures with Spring 2011 Color Palette

As the global economy rebounds, Bayer MaterialScience LLC color experts have developed new colors for the spring and summer color palettes that celebrate a diverse culture. With trend-spotting assistance from the Color Marketing Group (CMG), an international not-for-profit association of color... - April 11, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC at GovSec 2011: New Public Sector Business Helps Government Entities Meet Challenges Through Materials Innovation

Bayer MaterialScience LLC is launching its Public Sector Business to provide integrated products and services that will help government entities meet challenges through materials innovation. The Public Sector Business aligns Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s products and technologies with the... - April 04, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC at the 2011 Coatings Tech Conference: Innovations Enable Formulators to Customize UV-Cure Coatings Performance

Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientists showcased their most recent coatings innovations for fellow industry professionals at the recent 2011 Coatings Tech Conference in Chicago. Four Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientists presented at this event, which was sponsored by the American Coatings Association. - March 23, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Helps Heighten Awareness of Science Education and Sustainability with Educational Programs at CONSOL Energy Center

Continuing its longstanding commitment to science education and sustainability, Bayer MaterialScience LLC is sponsoring two new educational programs at Pittsburgh’s newest sports and entertainment venue -- CONSOL Energy Center: the “Science and Sport” kiosks and the “Go Behind the Green” facility tours. - March 21, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer Scientist Presented Polyurethane Coatings Technologies That Enhance and Protect Decorative Concrete

A Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientist addressed attendees at the Concrete Decor Show in Nashville, Tenn., March 15-18, 2011, and explained the benefits of high-performance polyurethane resins for coatings and sealants that enhance and protect the beauty of decorative concrete. Other Bayer... - March 17, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Materials and Technologies Help "Reinvent" Traditional Approach to Automotive Design

Designers revolutionizing the automotive industry gathered at the annual Motor Press Guild/AutoDesignO event to discuss their insights regarding design trends supporting vehicle innovation. Integral to the advancements are new materials that enable designers to achieve both style and performance... - March 11, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

EcoCommercial Building Network Expands, Further Boosting Sustainable Construction Capabilities

Sustainable building and construction continues to build momentum. - March 11, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Michael Dvorchak Elected President of RadTech Board

Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientist Michael Dvorchak has been nominated as president elect for the RadTech International North America board. He will assume the office of president for a two year term beginning in 2013. Dvorchak, strategic technology manager UV Cure Oligomers & PUDs, Government... - March 07, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Scientists Highlight Excellent Performance Characteristics and Advances in Waterborne Coatings at Industry Event

Bayer MaterialScience LLC will demonstrate its expertise and industry leadership in waterborne coatings technologies at the 38th Waterborne Symposium, which took place March 2-4 in New Orleans. Three Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientists made presentations at this event, which is sponsored by The... - March 04, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Installs High-Efficiency Process Cooling System at South Deerfield, Mass., Facility, Continuing Commitment to Sustainability

Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s commitment to sustainability is not only evident in the products it produces and the markets it serves, but also in how it operates its facilities. Underscoring this commitment, the company’s South Deerfield, Mass., facility recently installed a new... - March 03, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Chemplast Sanmar Wins Prize for Its Industrial Garden

The Puducherry Government awarded Chemplast Sanmar’s, Karaikal plant 1st prize for its “Industrial Garden,” at the recent Flower Show. This is the 7th time this plant has won such an award in recent years, proving commitment to environment. - February 26, 2011 - sanmar group

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Develops Raw Materials for Wound Dressings

Bayer MaterialScience LLC announces the availability of Baymedix™ FR, a new range of raw materials for functional medical wound dressings. The distinctive properties of polyurethane foams made from Baymedix™ FR can facilitate the design of innovative wound care products. Wound... - February 21, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Lubricious Coating Technology from Bayer MaterialScience LLC Can be Applied to Inner Lumens of Catheters

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has expanded the application of its BaymedixTM CL 100, a lubricious surface treatment for medical devices, to include the inner lumens of catheter-based devices. Bayer has demonstrated successful modification of the inner lumen surface of microcatheters with inner... - February 17, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

RhinoChillTM IntraNasal Cooling System Uses Lightweight Bayer MaterialScience LLC Plastic

Therapeutic hypothermia administered rapidly following cardiac arrest can help improve survival and limit long-term neurological damage. Novel intra-nasal cooling technology from BeneChill now offers emergency medical personnel a way to initiate cooling of the head in the field sooner and more... - February 12, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

New Testing Capabilities Allow Bayer MaterialScience LLC to Better Serve Medical Coatings Customers

Bayer MaterialScience LLC announced yesterday the establishment of particulation testing at its affiliated research and development facility, the Medical Coatings Development Centre in Sheffield, England. This capability allows Bayer to better assess the quality and safety of the customer parts it... - February 12, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Flowserve Sanmar Commended for Excellence in Environment, Health and Safety

Flowserve Sanmar has won the CII Certificate of Commendation for Excellence in Environment, Health and Safety. At the awards announcement in Chennai recently, Flowserve Sanmar was recognized for excellence in occupational health, safety & environment management practices as well as its contribution to sustainable development. Recently, another Sanmar company, Chemplast, won awards for water management, for its efforts in ensuring zero discharge of effluents. - February 10, 2011 - sanmar group

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Contributes to Improved Durability, Portability of Inogen One® G2

Patients who need therapeutic oxygen may find it difficult to integrate necessary therapy into their lives using traditional stationary machines. Now they can breathe easier. The Inogen One® G2 System, a second-generation portable oxygen concentrator, offers the independence of its predecessor... - February 10, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC's Plastics Help Make GThurm Windows Stronger, Lighter and More Energy Efficient

Replacing drafty, single-pane windows with energy-efficient windows is a smart way to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings while also improving occupant comfort. Graham Architectural Products has launched GThurm – a line of high-efficiency windows that are notable for a number... - February 10, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Pultruded Polyurethanes from Bayer MaterialScience LLC Help Drive Down the Weight and Increase the Fuel Efficiency of New Timber Trailers

As part of its “Transformative Technology” program, which strives to transform Canada’s forest operations industry, innovation and research center FPInnovations wanted to conserve fuel and reduce the weight of traditional timber trailers. An impressive group of companies,... - February 06, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Scientist Highlights Unique Opportunities for Direct-to-Metal Coatings Formulations

Direct-to-metal (DTM) coatings formulations are a popular choice across a variety of markets. A number of variables relevant to each industry dictates which formulation of DTM coatings is best suited for the job. For example, the light industrial and do-it-yourself markets require simple,... - February 04, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Novel Polyaspartic-Based Gelcoats from Bayer MaterialScience LLC Offer Contractors a More Environmentally Friendly Option

Contractors repairing aged gelcoats typically use traditional polyester gelcoat formulas. According to Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Steven Reinstadtler, construction marketing manager - Coatings and Sustainability Initiatives, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, new developments in polyaspartic... - February 04, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Consider Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Bio-Based Solution for Self-Leveling Coatings

Demands for sustainable products and seamless flooring have increased the popularity of self-leveling coatings made with Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s raw materials. Attendees of World of Concrete (WoC) 2011 – being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 18 – 21 –... - January 22, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Plastic Helps System Sensor Achieve Greater Dimensional Stability and Thermal Performance

A mission-critical facility must operate around the clock with absolute reliability, 365 days per year. In this type of challenging environment, the new System Sensor FAAST™ Fire Alarm Aspiration Sensing Technology system helps ensure operational continuity while protecting building occupants... - January 22, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Scientist Discusses Chemistries and Sustainability of High-Performance Decorative Coatings for Concrete

A Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientist taught a course at the World of Concrete conference that addresses the basic chemistry and sustainability factors behind polyurethane coatings and sealants, as well as appropriate end-use applications. - January 21, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

BayOne Urethane Systems LLC, a Unit of Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Develops Renewable Resource Foam for Insole Applications

BayOne Urethane Systems LLC, a unit of Bayer MaterialScience LLC, has developed a new Bayflex® natural oil polyol (NOP) 1002 low-density insole system. - January 20, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Join Bayer MaterialScience LLC Experts at World of Concrete to Hear About the Latest Advances in Polyurethane Concrete Coatings Built on Bayer Technology

Concrete and masonry professionals are again descending on Las Vegas for the industry’s only annual international event, World of Concrete (WoC), with exhibits taking place January 18 – 21. Attendees are invited to stop by the Bayer MaterialScience LLC booth, S12427, in the South Hall... - January 20, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Plastic Enables High Light Transmission for ilumisys MK2 LED Tube

The ilumisys MK2 light-emitting diode (LED) tube, an energy-efficient, mercury-free replacement for traditional fluorescent light tubes, achieves excellent light transmission and light diffusion qualities with Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Makrolon® 6717 polycarbonate. “LED lighting... - January 16, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Eaton Corporation Hosts the Bayer MaterialScience LLC Inaugural EcoCommercial Building Network workshop at Its LEED-certified Electrical Headquarters

Eaton Corporation recently hosted approximately 25 participants of Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s North American (NA) EcoCommercial Building (ECB) Network at its LEED Gold-certified Electrical headquarters in Moon Township, Pa. Executives from ECB Program member and affiliate organizations... - January 12, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Expands Polycarbonate Film Production at Its South Deerfield, Mass., Site

To better serve its customers, Bayer MaterialScience LLC has expanded its polycarbonate film production at its South Deerfield, Mass., facility. After this expansion, the facility has the capability to manufacture gloss-gloss and textured Makrofol® polycarbonate and Bayfol®... - January 12, 2011 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Chemplast Sanmar Wins CII Water Awards

Recently, Chemplast Sanmar has won two awards for innovative case study and excellent water efficient unit for the successful case study of zero liquid discharge at Mettur at the Seventh National Awards for Excellence in Water Management organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Hyderabad. - December 15, 2010 - sanmar group

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Acquires BayOne Urethane Systems LLC from PolyOne Corporation

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has acquired the remaining 50 percent of BayOne Urethane Systems LLC (BayOne), a marketing joint venture for polyurethane specialties in the U.S. and Canada, from PolyOne Corporation. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. “Acquiring the remaining... - December 04, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Artificial Muscle’s Reflex Technology Brings Real Feel to Mobile Devices

Even as more consumers reach for a touchscreen-enabled mobile device to keep in touch – the sensation of touch is often lost on their mobile device. That is changing with the Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscle (EPAM) actuator technology from Artificial Muscle, Inc. (AMI), a Bayer... - December 02, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Scientist Takes Home Best Presentation Award for the Energy Critical Foams Technical Session at CPI’s Polyurethanes 2010 Technical Conference

Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Dr. Steven L. Schilling, senior principal scientist, Polyurethane/Insulation Development, took home the Best Presentation Award for the Energy Critical Foams Technical Session at the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s Polyurethanes 2010 Technical... - November 25, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Appoints Dirk Schapeler CEO of Artificial Muscle, Inc.

Dirk Schapeler has been named chief executive officer and general manager of Artificial Muscle, Inc. (AMI), a Bayer MaterialScience LLC company. AMI is part of Bayer’s Functional Films Unit. In this role, Schapeler will focus on growing AMI’s product portfolio of Electro Active Polymer... - November 25, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Polyurea Coatings a Smart, Sustainable Solution for a Number of Coating Applications

Owners, architects and engineers are increasingly seeking building and construction materials that are sustainable. When it comes to coatings, there are a number of viable options from which to choose. Steven Reinstadtler, market development manager – Construction and Green Building... - November 20, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Brings Its EcoCommercial Building Program to the Classroom

Bayer MaterialScience LLC is offering a 1.5-hour course designed for architects and contractors through the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System. The course, Chemicals Do Good Things for Building Products, Too: How to Improve Building Sustainability and Energy Efficiency by... - November 20, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Showcases Broad Portfolio of Sustainable Building Solutions

Bayer MaterialScience LLC continues its ongoing commitment to develop and promote sustainable building solutions through innovative technologies at the Greenbuild® International Conference and Expo. This year, Bayer MaterialScience LLC will focus primarily on Daylighting, Insulation Solutions,... - November 20, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Scientists Find That Waterborne Urethane Coatings Based on Polyurethane Dispersions Have Superior Performance Properties

The process of selecting the proper waterborne coating for direct-to-metal (DTM) applications is complicated by necessary surface treatment, application requirements, cost of the coating and desired performance properties. No one coating can overcome all of these challenges, but waterborne... - November 13, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Deloitte Joins the Expanding EcoCommercial Building Network of Bayer MaterialScience LLC

This news release announces Deloitte's joining the expanding EcoCommercial Building (ECB) Network of Bayer MaterialScience LLC in North America (NA). With its innovative sustainability strategy, professional services organization Deloitte was a natural fit to complement the other members in the ECB Network. - November 11, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer Materialscience LLC Examines New Markets for UV-Cure Coatings Technology

This news release discusses new applications for ultraviolet (UV)-cure coatings. Traditionally, UV-cure coatings are focused on the wood coatings market, but changing regulations and formulator preferences are expanding their range of use. Mike Dvorchak, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, presented “UV-Cure Coatings Technology – New Markets, New UV Oligomers and New UV PUDs” as part of the UV Technologies in Industrial Coatings Session at the recently held North American Industrial (NAI) Coatings. - November 11, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Scientist Highlights Environmentally Friendly Coatings for Bridge Structures

A new generation of waterborne polyurethane coatings is a viable option for bridge structures, offering performance properties that are comparable to traditional solventborne coatings, yet are more environmentally friendly. Steven Reinstadtler, market development manager – Construction and... - November 06, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Wins Best Paper Presentation at the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s Polyurethanes 2010 Technical Conference

Award-winning presentation defines time limits for safe re-occupancy after installation of spray polyurethane foam insulation - November 05, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s EcoCommercial Building Team Takes Its Show on the Road

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, buildings account for almost 40 percent of total energy use in the U.S. The U.S. Federal Government alone occupies nearly 500,000 buildings. These and other statistics suggest that the built environment has a far-reaching impact on the natural... - November 04, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialCcience LLC Showcases New Color Palette for Autumn 2010

As the weather cools and winter approaches, Bayer MaterialScience LLC color experts have developed playful shades for this season’s autumn and winter palette. Bayer MaterialScience LLC has added seven new colors to the LEDA® Compounded Color Technology’s JUST COOL color family for... - October 30, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Announces Several Additions to Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties Leadership Team

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Dr. Volker Mirgel, Dr. Sharon Feng and John Brandt to its Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties (CAS) leadership team in the NAFTA region. Dr. Volker Mirgel was appointed senior vice president, Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties for Bayer MaterialScience... - October 30, 2010 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

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