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R&D 100 Awards Picks 20 Innovative Products from Dow as Finalists

Published on 2017-09-25. Author : SpecialChem

Twenty innovative new products from The Dow Chemical Company, a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), have been named finalists for the 2017 R&D 100 Awards. The R&D 100 Awards, a signature program of R&D Magazine, is designed to identify and celebrate the top 100 revolutionary technologies introduced during the past year. Winners of the R&D 100 Awards will be announced in November 2017.

R&D 100 Awards Picks 20 Innovative Products from Dow as Finalists

Recognition for Leading Innovations

A.N. Sreeram, senior vice president, Research and Development, and chief technology officer for Dow, said:

“We strive to create new products that meet customer needs and bring value to our shareholders. It is particularly gratifying when these products are recognized as leading innovations by the R&D 100 Awards committee. Our performance this year shows the breadth and depth of Dow technology. I’m extremely proud of the women and men behind these products, who continue to drive our innovation engine and address the world’s global challenges.”

Dow Finalists

  • ADCOTE™ HP Adhesives - ADCOTE™ HP Adhesives are ortho-phthalate-free lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, pharmaceutical packaging and industrial laminations. They offer enhanced production efficiency, reduced cost in use, improved regulatory compliance and significantly lower environmental emissions.
  • BETASEAL™ 16709 Glass Bonding Adhesive - It is the next generation glass bonding solution for global automotive OEMs. BETASEAL 16709 is a Dow breakthrough technology that can meet the challenging safety and performance requirements of customers in emerging markets. It is a high performance primerless-to-paint silanated urethane adhesive with great stability and is used for the structural bonding and sealing of stationary vehicle glass, including panoramic roofs and lift gates, windshields, backlites, quarter glass, glass hardware, door glass, and mixed-material bonding.
  • Dow Corning® TC-2022 Thermally Conductive Adhesive - It is a one-part thermally conductive heat cure adhesive for demanding assembly of components in transportation such as engine control units, power control units, transmission control units and sensors that require not only adhesive materials for their assembly but also heat dissipation.
  • Dow Corning® VE-6001 UV Optical Bonding Adhesive - It is a one-part UV-curable, optically clear silicone adhesive that reliably bonds a variety of cover window materials used in automotive LCD display modules. It combines higher thermal stability, superior mechanical properties and greater optical performance to enhance the reliability and performance of automotive displays.
  • SYMBIEX™ Solventless Adhesives - These are ultra-fast-curing adhesives used to make laminated films for packaging. Used in conjunction with the innovative Duplex 1 Shot™ lamination line from Nordmeccanica, these adhesives cut manufacturing and production time, shortening time-to-market, boosting production speeds and cutting costs.
  • ECOGROUND™ Waterborne Acrylic Binder System - It fully replaces polyurethane adhesives for making rubberized running surfaces for track and field, playgrounds and walkways for schools, public institutions, athletic and recreational facilities. ECOGROUND™ is a novel low odor, low VOC solution that does not contain free TDI/MDI. ECOGROUND™ provides an improved environmentally friendly and higher-performing alternative to solvent-based systems.
  • FASTRACK™ 5408 Resin - It is the next generation all-acrylic binder for waterborne pavement markings, offering improved durability for year-round visibility, and extended seasonal application without compromising dry-time.
  • INNATE™ Precision Packaging Resins - These are a family of linear low density polyethylene polymers that deliver game changing toughness to the flexible packaging market. This technology enables the design of lower cost, tougher packages which are more sustainable and outperform incumbent solutions.

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Source: Dow Chemical
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