Functional Additives

Why Choose Water-Based Polyurethane Dispersions Over Solvent-Based Coatings

Posted by Jason LaFavre on May 2, 2023 9:32:53 AM
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Topics: PUDs, Water-based polyeurathanes

Are Surging Numbers of MLB Home Runs a Result of Water-based Polyurethane Resin Technology?

Posted by Rick Ackerman on Apr 24, 2023 4:09:56 PM

In 1994, Fischer Industrial Coatings of Westchester, Ohio, developed a unique water-based polyurethane dispersion (PUD) to dip coat baseball bats in…

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Topics: Polyurethane Dispersions, MLB, Baseball

Concentration Guidelines of using Polymeric Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Mar 27, 2023 9:26:29 AM

Dualite Microspheres are a versatile material that can be used in various formulations to enhance performance and modify material characteristics.…

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Topics: Thermoplastic, Unexpanded Microspheres, Microsphere Costs

The Impact of Polymeric Microspheres in the Composite Industry

Posted by Jason LaFavre on Feb 28, 2023 2:27:35 PM

Composites are materials made by combining multiple natural or artificial elements; creating a stronger, more durable, lightweight material used in a wide…

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Topics: Polymeric Microspheres

Optimize Cost Savings with the Dualite Cost Calculator: A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted by Mark Elve on Jan 12, 2023 1:16:33 PM
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Topics: Microsphere Costs

Pumping vs Dumping Microspheres: What's Best for You

Posted by Peter Manning on Aug 31, 2022 1:00:00 AM

Dualite Polymeric Microspheres are ultra-lightweight fillers used in a variety of applications, most notably construction products, composites, coatings,…

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Topics: Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres, coated microspheres

The Next Evolution of Construction Materials with Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Jun 17, 2022 1:53:11 PM

The construction industry is constantly advancing the development of materials to make them lighter, affordable, durable, resistant, and greener.


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Topics: Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres, construction

How to Lower Energy Costs Using Microspheres

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on May 4, 2022 10:32:43 AM

Maximizing a building's thermal insulation reduces the amount of energy needed to heat and cool interior spaces. Because of this, maximizing thermal…

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Topics: Dualite, Expanded Microspheres

When to Use Expanded Microspheres Versus Unexpanded Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Feb 23, 2022 12:22:17 PM

Thermoplastic microspheres can be used in a wide variety of applications, but how do know when to choose an expanded versus unexpanded microsphere?

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Topics: Polymeric Microspheres, Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres

Advantages of Using Polymeric Microspheres in FRP (Fiber-Reinforced Plastic) Applications

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on Feb 2, 2022 3:43:12 PM

Using low-cost, nonfunctional fillers in FRP applications often results in a loss of performance properties. When a reduction in performance is…

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