Polyurethane

Pavers

BASF Wins Polyurethane Innovation Award

WYANDOTTE, MI, October 15, 2010 - BASF, the world's leading chemical company, was named by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) the winner of the 2010 CPI Innovation Award" during the closing session of the 2010 Technical Conference. BASF was selected for FilterPave® Porous Pavement System. FilterPave was developed by BASF and Presto Geosystems of Appleton, Wisconsin. The...

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Polyurethane

Merquinsa Will Unveil a New "Wave of TPU Specialties" at K2010

Montmelo, Barcelona, Spain - Merquinsa, The TPU Specialty Company, today announced its participation at K 2010 in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 27th Oct. to 3rd Nov. where it will be exhibiting for the first time in Hall 6, one of the main fair halls. For more information about the show, please visit the K 2010 website at www.k-online.de. Under the motto "Everything You Can Imagine", in line with...

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Polyurethane

Flame-Retardant Polyurethanes meet UL 94 V-0 requirements.

Designed for use in casting electronic parts, medical devices, and gaming machine components, white color FX series Shore A hardness polyurethanes exhibit quick handling viscosities of less than 1,000 Cps. Polymers offer work life of 10-15 min, and can unmold parts casted from new products in about 3 hr. Flame-retardant systems after curing provide tear strength and elongation properties of 200%...

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Resins

BASF Scores Big at SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Gala Two Category Wins, Two Finalist Placements

WYANDOTTE, MI, November 13, 2009 - Last night, the Society of Plastics Engineers® International (SPE) held its 39th-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala at Burton Manor in Livonia, Michigan. More than 50 parts were entered in the competition and BASF was awarded wins in two of the 10 judging categories: Materials and Powertrain. BASF's Acrodur® thermosetting acrylic copolymer was...

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Miscellaneous Film

Argotec Restructures TPU Film Business

GREENFIELD, MA, USA - July 22, 2009 - Argotec, Inc., of Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA, today announced the restructuring of its thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU/PU) business. President and chief executive officer, Bruce Wilby, stated, Rather than focusing just on products we can make and market, we are concentrating on better matching our film extrusion capabilities, technical expertise and...

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Plastic Injection Molding Services

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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Rubber

Helping to Save the Planet, One Chair at a Time

Herman Miller and BASF collaborate to make Aeron Chair MBDC Silver WYANDOTTE, MI, May 13, 2009 -- BASF's Petra® PET from the North American Engineering Plastics product portfolio and Elastofoam® Flexible polyurethane integral skin are key ingredients in Herman Miller's legendary Aeron chair that recently achieved McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) Cradle-to- Cradle Silver...

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Chemicals

BASF Contracts Canadian Distributor for Urethane-based Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, and Elastomer (CASE) Products

WYANDOTTE, MI, April 24, 2009 - BASF, a market leader in polyurethanes, has signed Northspec Chemicals Corporation as its Canadian distribution sales representative for CASE products. BASF's CASE product line consists of a wide selection of Lupranate® MDI, TDI isocyanates and Pluracol® polyether polyols used to produce coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers. Supported by a...

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Polyurethane

Thermoplastic Polyurethanes offer abrasion resistance.

Combining abrasion resistance with low coefficient of friction, Elastollan® LoCoF is suitable for applications that require scratch resistance, chemical resistance, and hydrolytic stability, including hoses, tubes, wire and cable jacketing, mining screens, and caster wheels. Elastollan® Lo-Tac, offering low tackiness without additives, is suited for hoses and tubes, cured-in-place...

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Plastic Extrusion Services

Halogen-Free Polyurethane suits wire and cable applications.

Offering abrasion resistance, hydrolytic stability, and fungus resistance, Elastollan® 1190 A 10 FHF can be formulated for extruded profile, sheet, and film applications. Flame-retardant thermoplastic polyurethane has tensile strength of 25 MPa and elongation at break of 550%. It is suitable for wire and cable applications for transportation, agricultural equipment, electronics, and...

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