Ludwigshafen, Germany - BASF will be presenting its polyurethane portfolio at the annual Polyurea Development Association Europe (PDA Europe) 2009 conference, to be held 16-18 Nov in Bruhl near Cologne, Germany.
Highlights will include a technical paper on polyetheramines as polyurea raw materials presented by Stephen Goettke, project manager New Business Development Polyurea, BASF Intermediates. Goettke will discuss polytetrahydrofuranamine products - a class of amines developed by BASF to enable the production of highly elastic coatings which also exhibit "enhanced mechanical properties in contact with water and humidity," the company said 4 Nov.
Cees Moorman, business team leader in BASF's polyurethane systems house at Boxtel, the Netherlands, will report on the development of a sound-absorbing polyurea coating, as well as explaining how polyurea coatings can help to meet new legal requirements in hazardous goods storage facilities, BASF added. (RD)