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Bayer Materialscience Solutions for Saving Energy - What's Hot is Cool Up On the Roof

U.S. Energy Secretary Chu cites solutions to global climate change achievable today Pittsburgh, June 9, 2009 - When U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, a Nobel laureate in physics, recently called for painting flat roofs on commercial buildings white to combat global climate change, it seemed deceptively simple: achieving sweeping energy savings with simply a coat of paint. Chu was referring to...

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Paints & Coatings

Coatings offer properties beneficial for medical devices.

Suited for use in medical devices, hydrophilic coatings are intended to combine lubricity and hemocompatibility with mechanical properties of polyurethane. Formulation exhibits minimal swelling and is optimized for strength/durability. Aqueous polyurethane dispersions are of solvent-free nature with low viscosity, while solvent-borne polyurethane solutions are characterized by stability and wet...

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Paints & Coatings

Bayer Materialscience Conducts Realistic Abrasion Test in an Automatic Car Wash

Results show pure wetcoats are more resistant than wetcoats with a plasma topcoat Pittsburgh, April 8, 2009 - The abrasion resistance of plastic or glass automotive glazing is determined by means of the Taber test (ASTM D 1044, DIN 52347) on test pieces. Two abrasive rollers press with a defined force against the test piece, which rotates at a defined speed as a function of the type of glazing....

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Materials

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Scientist Showcases Benefits of New DISPERCOLL® U XP 2699 Polyurethane Dispersion

Bayer MaterialScience LLC at the Adhesives & Sealants Council Spring Meeting: Austin, Texas, April 7, 2009 - Visitors to the 2009 ASC Spring Meeting will learn that Bayer MaterialScience's new DISPERCOLL® U XP 2699 polyurethane dispersion will enable them to combine the environmental advantages of a water-based sealant with the superior physical properties of a polyurethane resin in a new,...

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Paints & Coatings

Polyaspartic Coating Helps Homeowner Add Value, Improve Aesthetics of Garage

Pittsburgh, February 26, 2009 -- Bayer MaterialScience LLC employee C.B. Watson, a homeowner in Hidden Valley, Pa., has become the envy of his neighbors due to a new polyaspartic coating applied to his residential concrete garage floor. The two-component waterborne coating, based on technology from Bayer MaterialScience, was installed by a local applicator in the oversized, two-car integral...

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Paints & Coatings

Bayer MaterialScience's Ultraviolet-Cure Resins for Waterborne Coatings

Timing is everything: UV-cure resins reduce downtime Pittsburgh, February 24, 2009 -- Bayer MaterialScience LLC's one-component waterborne ultraviolet (UV) resins, including Bayhydrol® UV resin, enable polyurethane coatings for floors that utilize the fastest cure technology for on-site flooring applications. "This coating is designed for applications where downtime must be kept to a minimum,...

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Material Processing

Bayer MaterialScience Helps United States Air Force Take Flight with UV-Curable Coating Technology

Pittsburgh, February 16, 2009 - The innovative use of technology from Bayer MaterialScience, LLC that "eliminates a bottleneck" in the paint hanger required by United States Air Force (USAF) aircraft will be the focus of a presentation by two Bayer MaterialScience scientists at RadTech UV/EB West. The conference takes place February 17-18 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, LAX, in Los Angeles. The...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Bayer MaterialScience Highlights UVA Cure Technology for Aircraft Battlefield Composite Repair

Pittsburgh, February 16, 2009 - The advantages of using UVA cure technology to make battlefield composite repairs more timely and economical will be the focus of a presentation by Bayer MaterialScience scientists at RadTech UV/EB West. The conference takes place February 17-18 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, LAX, in Los Angeles. The presentation will be given on February 18 at the UV/EB Technology...

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Paints & Coatings

Bayer MaterialScience Explores Graffiti-Resistant Waterborne Polyurethane Coatings

Technical presentation discusses low-VOC coatings that provide easy graffiti removal with matte, semi-gloss or high-gloss finish for concrete substrates Pittsburgh, February 13, 2009 - Until recently, graffiti-resistant coatings were only available in solvent-based formulations that exhibited a glossy finish. Now, however, there is a more environmentally friendly alternative for concrete...

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Paints & Coatings

Bayer MaterialScience Advances Polycarbonate Automotive Glazing

New primer for hardcoating polycarbonate translates into more efficient application, improved abrasion resistance and weatherability Pittsburgh, July 31, 2008 -- BayVision(TM), Bayer MaterialScience's (BMS) new strategic thrust in the automotive glazing business, combines its cutting-edge initiatives in glazing raw materials, plastics processing and comprehensive development, and engineering...

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