A new family of thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) with a low yellow index will be commercialized under the Pellethane brand by the end of 2007, according to Dow Chemical, Midland, Mich.

A new family of thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) with a low yellow index will be commercialized under the Pellethane brand by the end of 2007, according to Dow Chemical, Midland, Mich. Ether and ester grades will be available at various hardness. Dow says the new "low-YI" products will facilitate greater color consistency. Other advantages include cost savings due to reduced need for uv stabilizers, better weatherability, and improved thermal stability for highheat and regrind applications. Tel: (800) 441-4369 . www.dow.com

Dow Chemical Company
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