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BASF Catalysts' NanoSelect(TM) Technology Platform Receives Green Excellence Award from Frost & Sullivan

ISELIN, NJ, August 6, 2009 - BASF Catalysts has received the Frost & Sullivan 2009 North American Green Excellence Award for Technology Innovation in the field of nanocatalysts. The award was presented in recognition of BASF's NanoSelect(TM) catalyst technology platform, which provides a lead-free alternative to Lindlar catalysts that have long been used in hydrogenation. We are honored to...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

BASF Launches Magnetorheological Fluids (MRF) Under the Name Basonetic®

Electronically tunable power transmission for the automobile and automation industry New product based on carbonyl iron powder LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY, August 10, 2009 - BASF is launching magnetorheological fluids (MRF) which will now be available under the brand name Basonetic®. MRF have a remarkable, adjustable flow behavior that makes them suitable for applications in which power has to be...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Thin Spray-on Liner is designed for underground coal mining.

Designed for weathering protection of soil and rock, polymer-based thin spray-on liner MEYCO TSL 865 bonds to concrete, rock, and coal, providing surface reinforcement and ground stabilization for variety of underground applications. Product acts as moisture barrier, prevents passage of radon and methane gases, and also has high capacity to resist fire. Liner can also be used for rock...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

BASF Promotes Energy-Efficient Windows for Stimulus Funding Building Projects

Oppanol® polyisobutylene is key ingredient in thermoplastic spacer system technology FLORHAM PARK, NJ, July 23, 2009 -- With the passage of President Barack Obama's economic stimulus package, more than $50 billion in funding is available to modernize schools and federal buildings. Replacing older windows with new units that incorporate warm-edge thermoplastic spacer (TPS) technology can help...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Herbicide combats resistance issues.

Approved by U.S. EPA, Frequency(TM) Herbicide offers broad spectrum of control in bareground areas, making it suited for managers facing weeds that have grown resistant to herbicides in standard tank mix. By modifying traditional tank mix to include Frequency, users can control glyphosate, triazine, and ALS tolerant/resistant species and minimize need for multiple treatments in bareground sites...

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Chemicals & Gases

BASF Develops First-of-its-Kind Concrete Admixture for Workability Control

CLEVELAND, OH, July 22, 2009 -- The Admixture Systems business of BASF Construction Chemicals today announced the launch of the RheoTEC(TM) series of workability-retaining admixtures. The revolutionary new technology behind RheoTEC admixtures is only available from BASF and provides a distinct mechanism for achieving flexible amounts of slump retention and workability control without retardation....

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Agricultural & Farming Products

BASF Hosts More Than 100 Kixor® Herbicide Plot Tours This Summer for Retailers, Distributors and Consultants

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 24, 2009 - BASF has more than 100 plot tours planned this summer to demonstrate the performance of the new Kixor® herbicide technology. Plot tours are scheduled from June through September at locations across the country to give retailers, distributors, consultants and media representatives an early look at the potent foliar and soil residual activity that...

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Adhesives & Sealants

BASF Introduces Injection Portfolio for Underground Coal

MEYCO® products promote safety, stability of mining operations CLEVELAND, OH, June 24, 2009 -- The Underground Construction Group (UGC) of BASF Construction Chemicals - North America today announced the launch of its new polyurethane and urea silicate injection portfolio for the coal mining industry. The line includes ground consolidation and void and cavity filling materials that provide...

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Adhesives & Sealants

BASF Has Material Expertise and Know-How with Laser Welding

Ultradur® PBT ideal for electronic components WYANDOTTE, MI, June 22, 2009 -- BASF's expertise in laser welding and material science culminates in the Ultradur B4300 G6 resin, which provides the superior strength and stability required of the laser energy transmission (LET) process, easily supporting high precision laser welding. BASF's joining technology experts have developed a unique...

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Adhesives & Sealants

BASF Exhibits Comprehensive Portfolio of Plastics and Additives at the National Plastics Expo, Chicago, Illinois

Booth attractions include customer applications and micro-seminars FLORHAM PARK, NJ, June 12, 2009 -- BASF will feature new products, processes and productivity improvements that help make products more sustainable, durable, colorful and safe during the June 22-26 National Plastics Expo in Chicago, Illinois. With the recent acquisition of Ciba, BASF has added to its exclusive line of pigments,...

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