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PPG Polyether Polyols

Polyurethane Intermediates for Electrical Vehicle (EV) Material Systems

What is Thermoplastic Polyurethane?

What is ISO 14000 & 14001?

Sustainability Trends in the Chemical Industry

Renewable Raw Materials

Bio-Based Chemicals & Their Benefits

What Is A Surfactant? How Does It Work?

What Is Silane? [Properties & Applications]

Miscible Blends of PTMEG Polyols with Polycaprolactone Polyols

Epoxy Resins

5 Key Facts About 1,4-Butanediol (BDO)

Polytrimethylene Ether Glycol (PO3G): 100% Bio-Based Polyol

Novel Aromatic Polyether Polyols for Polyurethane Applications

5 Key Facts about HQEE

New Superfund Tax Hits Chemicals in July 2022

5 Key Facts on Polycaprolactone Polyols

5 Key Facts on PTMEG

5 Key Facts on MPO

Benchmarking Polycaprolactone Polyols Against PTMEG Polyols in Cast Elastomers and TPUs

Applications of N-Butyl Acrylate

Applications of 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate (2-EHA)

Adipic Acid Dihydrazide – A Unique Crosslinking Agent and Curative

The Benefits of Narrow Molecular Weight Distribution (MWD) Polyols in Polyurethanes

Making the CASE for Polyurethane Elastomers: Polyether Polyols vs. Polyester Polyols

PTMEG: Polytetramethylene Ether Glycol

Water-Based Acrylic Resins & Binders

Resin and Polymeric Binders for Inks

PET Crystallinity Modification

Polyurethanes in 3D Printing

Polyurethane Sustainability: Structure-Property Relationships

Gantrade’s Newest Location Offers a Diverse Supply Chain for Customers

Polyurethane Properties: Tailoring PUR Hard Block Segments

Aliphatic vs Aromatic Polyols

Hydrolysis Resistance Polyester Based Polyurethanes

Polyurethane Elastomer: Blends of PTMEG and PPG Polyols

Surfactants for Emulsion Polymers

Vinyl Acrylic Binders & Resins

Durable, Ambient Temperature, Self Crosslinkable Acrylic Emulsions Based on DAAM/ADH

Caprolactone-Modified (Meth)acrylate Monomers

Gantrade and Tiarco-RST: Partners in Surfactants and Dispersants for Emulsion Polymerizations

Polyurethane Foam: A Versatile Material with Many Applications

Rheology Modifiers

Biodegradable Polycaprolactone Urethane Elastomers

Methyl Acrylate:  A Special Acrylic Monomer

Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM):  A Highly Versatile Polymerization Intermediate

The Chemistry of Waterborne Polyurethane Coatings

EVOH: Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer (Evasin™)

Bio-Based Polyester Polyols for Performance Polyurethane Elastomers

AFPM Cancels International Petrochemicals Conference

Ask the Experts:  Glacial Acrylic Acid (GAA) Monomer

VAE Redispersible Powders (RDPs) in Building & Construction Applications

High Performance Cast Polyurethane Elastomers based on PTMEG, MDI, and BDO

Capturing the Limitless Potential of Polyurethanes using Polycaprolactone Polyols

DETDA: A Liquid that Delivers the Hard and Tough

What Is Coil and Can Coating? How Does MPO Play A Role?

The Impact of Different Polyols on the Properties of Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers

Comparing Glacial Acrylic Acid and Glacial Methacrylic Acid

Acrylate Monomers: Foundational to Optimizing Paints & Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, and More

Caprolactone Monomer:  A Gateway Building Block for Advanced Performance Intermediates

Gantrade Will Be At ECS 2019

Selecting EVASIN Resins for Optimum Food & Beverage Packaging Structures

Ultimate Performance Polyurethanes Based on Polycarbonate Diols

The Substitutability of MPO for DPG

Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI) - Essential Building Blocks for Polyurethanes

Gantrade P-1000 and P-2000 PTMEG based Diamines

Gantrade's New Opportunities Pipeline Process

Dynamic Performance of Polyurethanes Based on Polycaprolactone Polyols

Polymer Applications of Allyl Alcohol

Q&A With the Experts: 2-Methyl-1,3-Propanediol (MPO)

N-Butyl Methacrylate: a Plasticizing Methacrylate Monomer

Key Facts about Acrylate Monomers

Applications in Cementitious Products | Gantrade

The Many Applications of 2-Methyl 1, 3-Propanediol (MPO)

2 Methyl 1, 3 Propanediol (MPO) Uses for Neopentyl Glycol (NPG) Applications

PTMEG di-p-Aminobenzoate Curing Agent for Epoxy Resins

Organofunctional Silanes for Paint & Coatings Applications

Attributes of Organofunctional Silanes in Polymeric Systems

MPO Polyester Polyol, Rain or Shine

Making the CASE for Polycaprolactone Polyols

5 Key Facts on Methyl Methacrylate Monomer (MMA)

Characteristics That Set Urethane Grade 1,4-Butanediol (BDO/1,4-BD) Apart

Some Facts about Fast-Setting Polyurea Spray Coatings

Glacial Acrylic Acid Product Overview

3 Key Qualities to Look For in Your Supplier's Logistics and Warehouse Solutions

Temperature Requirements for Processing Cast Polyurethane Systems

Alternatives for BDO: The Viability of MPO for Polyurethane Applications

The Benefits of HER vs. HQEE in Polyurethane Elastomers