How will the new REACH diisocyanate regulations impact manufacturers using polyurethane adhesives?
Polyurethanes are polymers composed of organic units joined by urethane links. They are used to make rigid and flexible foams, and also used to make varnishes and coatings, adhesives, potting compounds, and fibres. Their most common application is in foams, which makes up around two thirds of all polyurethane use. Globally, 6% of polyurethane use […]
Case study: protecting rugged, outdoor work lights from the elements
Venta Global is a tier one supplier of lighting solutions to vehicle and machinery manufacturers, offering a complete service from custom design to delivery. It has made significant investment into new technology for its UK production facility in Hampshire that deskills processes to enable consistent and reliable results, removes inconsistencies due to operator variance, and […]
Point-One™ polyurethane adhesives do not require REACH training
The upcoming REACH training and certification requirements for users of diisocyanates are looming ever closer, impacting your use of many polyurethane adhesives in industrial applications. If you haven’t heard about this, read more here. Point-One Structural Polyurethane Adhesives are fast-curing two-part adhesives that form strong, durable bonds in as little as 10 minutes. They are […]
New legislation on the use of polyurethane adhesives and potting compounds
As of 24 August 2023, training is required for all professional and industrial users of polyurethane adhesives & sealant products with a total monomeric diisocyanate concentration of > 0.1%. New legislation on the use of polyurethane adhesives and potting compounds Following a review by the European Parliament, the REACH Restriction on aliphatic and aromatic diisocyanates (HDI, MDI, […]