Functional Additives

Polymeric Microspheres: A High-Performance Substitute for Chemical Blowing Agents

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on Dec 18, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Physical or chemical blowing agents are used in the manufacture of foams. Physical agents are compressed gases and volatile liquids such as N2, CO2,…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Polymeric Microspheres, Expanded Microspheres, Chemical Blowing Agents

Moisture-cure Urethanes: A Durable Formulating Option

Posted by Dan Griffin on Oct 20, 2020 3:20:13 PM

Water-borne polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) have become ubiquitous in many industries due to their improving performance combined with their relatively…

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Topics: Polyurethane Dispersions, Moisture cure urethanes, MCUs

Improve structure & properties with Polymeric Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Aug 26, 2020 2:57:37 PM

Polymeric Microspheres provide unique physical characteristics and properties in a variety of products. The following is a list of a applications and the…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Polymeric Microspheres, Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres

Formulating with Polyurethane Dispersions: What Are My Options?

Posted by Dan Griffin on Aug 5, 2020 9:49:27 AM

Formulating with PUD Dispersions

Water-borne polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) are some of the most versatile and effective components available to…

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Topics: Polyurethane Dispersions, Polymers, Waterbase polyurethane

How to Lower Thermal Conductivity with Polymeric Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Jun 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Energy savings is always an important topic and of high importance to many companies and consumers.  Polymeric microspheres are composed of a…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Chemical Intermediates

Is Water-based Polyurethane Eco-friendly?

Posted by Dan Griffin on Apr 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Restrictive and changing regulations

Environmental regulations and standards have continued to evolve both in the United States and elsewhere around the…

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Topics: Polyurethane Dispersions, Waterborne Urethanes, Urethane floors, Waterbase polyurethane, Eco-friendly

Microspheres: How to Evaluate New Applications

Posted by Mark Elve on Apr 6, 2020 10:48:00 AM

In order to evaluate the suitability of microspheres in general or specific grades for a new application, the thermal, physical, and chemical…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres

Dualite® Microspheres: What are they and how to use them?

Posted by Mark Elve on Mar 18, 2020 3:00:00 PM

Dualite microspheres are hollow polymeric microspheres containing  a hydrocarbon core such as isobutane and isopentane. 

We supply 2 types of microspheres:

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Topics: Dualite, Polymeric Microspheres, Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres

How to Verify the Quality of Water-Borne Industrial Soft Feel Coatings

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on Feb 12, 2020 7:00:00 AM

The development and improvement of soft feel plastics such as PVCs and thermoplastic polyolefins (TPOs) continues unabated. Consumers in industries…

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Topics: Polyurethane Dispersions, Soft feel formulations, Waterbase polyurethane, Soft feel coatings

The Use and Incorporation of Polymeric Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Nov 19, 2019 10:14:19 AM

The Use of Microspheres

The primary benefits of using microspheres are weight reduction and cost reduction.  The cost reduction is based on the…

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Topics: Dualite, Polymeric Microspheres, Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres, Master Batch

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