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Paints & Coatings

Polyurethane Raw Materials suit exterior automotive coatings.

Polyurethane raw materials can be used to formulate self-healing coatings that are scratch- and chemical-resistant, fast-curing, and meet VOC regulations, such as high solids and waterborne coatings. Offering high reactivity and full crosslinking even at low-temperature curing, 2-component polyurethane coatings include hydrogen bonds that allow for thermoplastic flow to relieve stress and allow...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Polycarbonate Alloy meets thin-wall application needs.

Specifically for thin-wall electrical equipment applications, Bayblend® FR3041 polycarbonate blend resin does not contain any fillers or chlorinated or brominated flame retardants. RoHS-compliant material, which is resistant to chemicals, impact, and hydrolysis, meets UL-94 flame testing requirements of V0 at 0.75 mm and 5VA testing at 2.3 mm. It complies with requirements of EU Directive...

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Paints & Coatings

Bayer Materialscience Scientist Highlighted Innovative Accelerated Weathering Tester for Exterior Wood Coatings

Pittsburgh, May 8, 2008 -- Coatings for exterior millwork, which includes exterior siding, decks and doors, require distinct performance properties - excellent light stability, high flexibility, and freeze/thaw cycling properties - to name a few. New Waterborne (WB) UV-Curing co-solvent free Polyurethane Dispersions (PUDs) provide excellent exterior weathering properties, high flexibility,...

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Paints & Coatings

Bayer Materialscience Explores Latest Improvements in Formulations of Waterborne 2K Polyurethane Soft-Touch Coatings

Improving the properties of polyurethane soft-touch coatings: Chicago, April 21, 2008 - The many positive properties of plastic make it the material of choice for countless applications ranging from automobiles to children's toys. However, the drawbacks of plastics - such as an easily scratched surface and yellowing during weathering - have driven the coatings industry, led by Bayer...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Bayer Materialscience Scientist Discusses Technology and Application Options for Water-Based Latent Reactive Polyurethane Adhesives

Bayer MaterialScience at World Adhesive Conference and Expo 2008: Pittsburgh, April 21, 2008 - The development of polyurethane dispersions has seen some groundbreaking innovations over the past decades and one of the most important was the use of hydrophilically modified isocyanates as crosslinkers for waterborne dispersions. Using water reactive polyisocyanates in a waterborne system has made it...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Latest Visual Effects for Thermoplastic Part Design Rev Up Bayer Materialscience's Extensive Fantasia® Color and Special Effect Technology Offerings

Hot New Shades Include Dragon, League, Turbo and Night Moves: Pittsburgh, April 17, 2008 - An innovative color or special effect can turn an ordinary design into an extraordinary one. Designers know this, and so do the Fantasia® color and special effect technology experts at Bayer MaterialScience LLC (BMS). BMS is unveiling a stimulating new set of LEDA® compounded color technology visual...

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Paints & Coatings

Water Tower Coatings Weather the Elements - Beautifully

Polyurethane coating system standing the test of time Pittsburgh, April 3, 2008 -- Neither sun, nor rain, nor 13 years of western Pennsylvania winters have affected the polyurethane coatings on a 1.5 million gallon water steel storage tank built by the Municipal Authority of the Township of Robinson (MATR), near Pittsburgh. The reason? A specially formulated four-coat polyurethane system is...

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Paints & Coatings

Twelve Years Later, Coating on North Carolina Tunnel Still Holding up Beautifully

Pittsburgh, March 12, 2008 - Spectacular vistas along the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains bring thousands of visitors to Asheville, N.C., every year. Naturally, the North Carolina Department of Transportation strives to ensure the tunnels and roadways that traverse this scenic highway blend in to the beautiful mountainous setting. When the 1,050-foot-long Beau Catcher Tunnel was renovated in the...

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