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The Septon K Series is the latest addition in Kuraray’s portfolio of high performance elastomer materials. Main feature is their superior bondability to glass and metal.

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Chesson Labs has recently received 510(k) market clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Nuvaderm, the company’s liquid poly(urea-urethane) bandage product.

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Clariant its “New Chemicals Program P2 Recognition Project Award” for the company’s Exolit OP 560, a new-generation non-halogenated flame-retardant. The product is made by the company’s Pigments & Additives Division for polyurethane foams in automotive, furniture and consumer applications.

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Dow has recently launched a portfolio of proven technologies for North American freight and passenger railway systems at the AREMA 2009 annual conference and exhibition.

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The Spanish company Productos Concentrol has developed new tin-free release agents. The first demand for the development of these products came from the PU shoe sector.

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The two polyurethane systems Baydur and Baytherm from Bayer MaterialScience’s PU systems business BaySystems played a major role in the development of Top Therm 90, a concept for slimline windows and facades with excellent insulating properties that cut heat losses by around half compared with the solutions currently on offer.

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06. October 2009

New PU flame retardant

Cellular Technology Europe Ltd. (CTEL), Birmingham, UK, a distributor of polyurethane additives, has launched the new low fogging and low emission (VOC) high molecular weight phosphate ester flame retardant Celltech 60.

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The Polyurethanes division of Huntsman has launched three new grades of Irogran thermoplastic polyurethane specifically designed to meet with the European Union’s Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations EC2023/2006.

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Looking to improve its line of optical microscopes, the Germany-based company Leica Microsystems chose to use an antistatic compound from RTP Company for its microscope housings.

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The O2-Resq system for providing immediate ventilation in cases of congestive heart failure and other respiratory distress includes a face mask with a soft, rounded elastomeric cushion that fits comfortably on the patient’s face and is free of odour, according to manufacturer Pulmodyne, Inc.

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