Horgen, Switzerland - Dow Chemical Co. has launched Echelon MU 290 speciality isocyanate - a uretonimine-modified MDI-based (methylene diphenyl diisocyanate) solution for adhesives, sealants, elastomers and coatings, the company said 12 Oct.
According to Dow, the new isocyanate offers "improved clarity and greater handling and storage flexibility," as well as improved shelf life and reduced emissions. Echelon MU 290 can be used for the production of quasi and full prepolymers, as well as for two-component urethane coatings, adhesives, sealants and solid microcellular elastomers, the statement said.
"Dow is demonstrating its commitment to bringing new and differentiated materials for use in adhesives, sealants, coatings and elastomers," said Janet English, Dow Polyurethanes global marketing manager for adhesives, sealants and elastomers. (RD)