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Vencorex announced that Tolonate X F 450, a new solvent-free and low viscosity aliphatic polyisocyanate, will be launched via a free webinar on 7 June 2021 at 3 pm (CET). The webinar will be hosted by European Coatings.

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Rampf Production Systems GmbH & Co. KG has launched the MC multi-purpose cell, which combines dispensing, joining, and testing technology in a single compact cell. Customers have a choice of several cell sizes with different widths and depths for the fully or semi-automated integration of specific sealing, casting, and bonding technology.

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HNP Mikrosysteme, Schwerin, Germany, has recently launched the colorDoS dosing system for injection moulding applications to ensure precise dosing of the smallest quantities of colour. The centrepiece of this system is a micro annular gear pump, various versions of which have already been used successfully for fluid delivery in mechanical and plant engineering, in the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors, and in laboratory and analysis technology. The mzr-7245 modular micro annular gear pump used in the colorDoS dispenses a shot weight of 0.02 g to 100 g of colour per shot, depending on the dosing time and viscosity.

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The anti-channeling tread pattern VersaTrax+ by FootJoy is developed to provide total traction coverage for any angle, reducing slippage. (Source: Lubrizol)

Estane TRX TPU polymers from Lubrizol are offering superior traction on wet and dry surfaces to the Premiere Series of golf shoes by FootJoy. The TPU’s design flexibility helps ensure the successful molding of FootJoy’s (FJ) patented anti-channeling tread pattern VersaTrax+, engineered to provide total traction coverage for any angle, reducing slippage.

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SILICONE SURFACTANTS FOR LOW CONTENT OF ALDEHYDE AND AROMATIC EMISSIONS PU FOAM

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With its 120 years of experience in manufacturing special waxes, Völpker Spezialprodukte GmbH is one of the longest-established wax producers in Europe. In recent years the company has expanded particularly in the field of additives for plastics. The wax additives of the Plastic series and the Plastic recycling series are widely used multi-functional additives. They serve for example as combination lubricants and dispersing aids, especially where the quality requirements are particularly high. Montan wax derivatives - for example Waradur E - are worldwide largely used as optimally effective no plate-out release agents for various high quality TPU applications. For standard requirements, Voelpker offers also the new release agent Cevo process J-3405.

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The reformulated products offer very good adhesion to a wide variety of substrates and good flow characteristics, as well as a fast cycle time. (Source: Huntsman)

Huntsman Building Solutions announced the launch of its new and improved Pour-in-Place Foams. According to the company, the family of foam solutions have recently been reformulated with an HFO-based technology that renders performance benefits, as well as dramatically minimizes impacts to the Earth. The foam products are offered in varying densities, providing thermal insulation and structural support, and are said to be ideal for use across a wide range of construction and maritime applications.

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On 26 April 2021, Dow announced that it has launched low cyclic, low volatile Vorasurf Silicone Surfactants to help its customers address growing market interest in lightweight flexible foams.

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Ingevity has presented its Capa caprolactone technology at Chinaplas 2021, which was held from 13 – 16 April 2021 in Shenzhen, China. At its exhibit space and in seminars, the company demonstrated the versatility of the Capa portfolio for a wide variety of polyurethane and bioplastics applications. In particular, the company highlighted its recently launched Capa S polyol technology that enables conventional production of soft thermoplastic polyurethanes without the use of plasticisers.

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A new type of waterborne coating system with adjustable haptics and a matt optics effect was used for the functional Smart Mirror from the Chinese manufacturer Mine Technologies. (Source: Covestro)

Covestro worked with paints and coatings manufacturer AkzoNobel to develop a new type of waterborne coating system with adjustable haptics and a matt optics effect. One current example is the functional Smart Mirror from the Chinese manufacturer Mine Technologies.

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