Polyurethanes & Thermoplastics

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Fig. 1. IR-spectrum of unsaturated polyester grade 196A.

Properties of unsaturated polyesters

Development of Compositions for the Production of Fiberglass Pipes based on unsaturated Polyesters obtained from PET-Waste

The technological properties of unsaturated polyesters synthesized on the base of products from alcoholysis of secondary polyethylene terephthalate, which meets the requirements of the technology for the production of polymer composite and fiberglass pipes, are studied. more...

September 21. 2021 - Research news

Die Anforderungen an Materialien und Dichtungslösungen in elektrischen Antriebssystemen übertreffen häufig die in Verbrennungsmotoren. Trelleborg bietet ein Werkstoffportfolio und Entwicklungskompetenzen, um diese Anforderungen zu erfüllen. Bildquelle: alle Trelleborg

Seals for e-mobility applications

Trelleborg Follows the Changes in eMobility with Safe and Efficient Solutions

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions supports the eMobility industry in the development of electric vehicles that achieve longer ranges with lower energy consumption. more...

June 12. 2020 - Tires in

Fig. 2: Morphologies of the blend of polymer (A) and (B); (a) compatible (b) incompatible and (c) semi-compatible.

Mixing properties according to molecular level

A short Review on new Trends in Polymer Blends

Polymer blends have been become one of the most important research in the field of polymers. more...

June 12. 2020 - Research news


Electrically conductive Polyaniline

Synthesis and Characterization of Conducting Polyaniline/Polystyrene Nanocomposite for different Applications

Electrically conductive polyaniline (PA­NI) / polystyrene (PS) composites were prepared by solution casting process. more...

May 17. 2019 - Research news

Fig. 8: Dependence of εb on ATBC content (factor x3) and starch content (factor x2) in PLA/TPS/PHB blends, measured two weeks after film extrusion. Source Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava

Influence of structure of the blend based on polylactic acid, polyhydroxybutyrate and thermoplastic starch (PLA/TPS/PHB) on morphology and mechanical properties

Multicomponent Blends based on Polylactic Acid, Polyhydroxybuty-Rate and thermoplastic Starch

Influence of structure of the blend based on polylactic acid, polyhydroxybutyrate and thermoplastic starch (PLA/TPS/PHB) on morphology and mechanical properties was studied. more...

June 30. 2018 - Research news

Fig. 2: (a) S-XANES spectra of the unextracted sulfur cross-linked IR and the references for the linear combination fitting method.

Spectroscopy of a sulfidic structure of isoprene rubber (IR)

Effect of solvent Extractions on a linear Combination fitting in sulfur K-edge X-ray Absorption near edge structure Spectroscopy for Sulfur cross-linked Rubber

Necessity of solvent extractions in the linear combination fitting method of sulfur K-edge X-ray absorption near edge structure (S-XANES) spectroscopy is described for evaluation of a sulfidic structure of isoprene rubber (IR) vulcanizate prepared using N-(1,3-benzothiazol-2-ylsulfanyl)cyclohexanamine as an accelerator, and zinc oxide and stearic acid as activators. more...

June 20. 2018 - Research news

The Liquid PBTs are  able to co-vulcanize  in sulphur or peroxide cure compounds. Source: Synthomer

Liquid PBT

DKT 2018: Liquid polybutadienes for increasing chemical resistance and aging properties

Synthomer, London, UK, will be showcasing their Lithene range of liquid polybutadienes for the first time at the DKT 2018 show, in conjunction with their European distributor for the rubber industry, Brenntag. more...

June 13. 2018 - Product Review

Fig. 1: Indentation hardness HIT of PA 11 vs. irradiation doses.


Effect of Beta Irradiation on mechanical Properties of Surface Layer of Injection Moulded Polyamide 11

The influence of beta radiation on changes in the structure and selected (mechanical and thermal) properties of polymers was proved. more...

May 17. 2018 - Research news


Polyurethanes & Thermoplastics

Thermoplastic Blends based on Waste Tyre Rubber and Polyamide 12

One of the essential environmental problems of today`s world is the disposal of waste tyres. Among others, a perspective way is the preparation of soft plastics or thermoplastic elastomers via blending of ground waste tyre rubber (GTR) with molten thermoplastics. more...

April 16. 2018 - Research news


Physico-mechanische und dielektrische Eigenschaften

Ionic conductivity and mechanical Properties of ionic Liquids incorporated PMMA based Polymer Electrolytes

Series of 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide [RMIM]Br ionic liquids (ILs) had been synthesized and reported through quaternization reaction. The addition of ionic liquids to polymer electrolytes has been reported to increase the polymer electrolytes conductivity. In this study, PMMA/[RMIM]Br polymer electrolyte films were prepared using solvent casting method. more...

March 12. 2018 - Research news


Adhession between LSR and Thermoplastic

Long-therm stability of the Silicatization and the Influence on the Adhesion Properties between Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR)-Thermoplastic Composites

The focus of this research project is on the adhesion properties between liquid silicone rubber and thermoplastics. By silicatization of the thermoplastic surfaces an adhesion between both components could be produced or improved. more...

March 6. 2018 - Research news


Influence of Natural Filler

EPDM Composites filled with Corn Starch and thermoplastic Starch

In den letzten Jahren ist die chemische Industrie auf die Erforschung und den Einsatz von natürliche Quellen ausgerichtet, z. B. von Lignin, Cellulose und Stärke. Eines der Hauptprobleme für Gummiprodukte ist durch den konstant anwachsende Gummiabfall verursacht, dessen Deponierung und dem Mangel an Möglichkeiten der Reduzierung. Es wurde der Einfluss von natürlichen Füllstoffen auf den […] more...

June 9. 2017 - Research news

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PU-Coating of Steel Sheets

Wear resistance of steel sheets coated by Polyurethane reinforced by Nickel Chrome wires

Sand erosion of steel sheets coated by polyurethane and reinforced by nickel chrome (Ni Cr) wires of different diameters is discussed. The tested polyurethane composite coatings are proposed to defeat sand erosion of steel surfaces during dusty storms. Experiments have been carried out using sand blast test rig. Based on the experimental results, it was […] more...

March 3. 2017 - Research news


K 2016: Distributor expands portfolio of PEEK-products

Bieglo, Hamburg, will present an enlarged portfolio of PEEK-products: From powder and granules to semi-finished and finished parts. Other polymers as PPSU, long-chain Polyamides, PETP and thermoset Polyimide from Saint-Gobain, USA, are also available. more...

October 6. 2016 - Product Review


K 2016: Makes new concept vehicle comfortable for short distance travel

With the help of BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, the new three- wheeled concept vehicle 05GEN from Yamaha makes short journeys both comfortable and convenient. In modern vehicles, tires are key to a comfortable and relaxing ride. Infinergy, the world’s first expanded thermoplastic polyurethane by the company, and Elastollan, a thermoplastic polyurethane, are used in the tires to enhance the overall riding experience. more...

September 21. 2016 - News