Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Contact Information

Please visit: Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Mailing Address:
100 Bayer Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205-9741 US

Phone: 412-777-2000
Toll-Free: 800-662-2927
Fax: 412-777-3899

Product Categories of Bayer MaterialScience LLC

  • Abrasion Resistant Coatings
  • Color Infusion Systems
  • Core Materials
  • Flame-resistant Coatings
  • In-mold Coatings
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
  • Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
  • Polyester (Thermoplastic)--Other Types
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers--Urethane Type
  • Urethane Chemicals--Complete Systems (Foam and Elastomer)
  • Urethane Chemicals--Individual Components
  • Urethane Crosslinkers, Chain Extenders more (+)
  • UV-resistant Coatings

As seen in PT

  • Styron To Exit Domestic Commodity PC Resin Business

    Specialty blends such as chemically-resistant Emerge PC/PET used for medical device housings, as well as other higher-margin compounds for lighting, electronics and automotive, are Styron's new focus in North America.

  • Chinaplas 2014 Goes Bigger, Greener

    Giant plastics show will emphasize sustainability in various forms.

  • Enhanced Resins & Additives At Biopolymers Conference

    An industry gathering sponsored by NatureWorks is a forum for materials, additives, and processing advances.

  • 'Germ Warfare’: New Materials Withstand Sterilization, Disinfectant Barrage

    At recent Plastec West show, material suppliers introduced grades that can withstand more and more varied sterilizations and/or materials that utilize specialty additives to impart antimicrobial properties.

  • APPLICATION: Specialized PC Grades Improve Efficiency in New LED Luminaires

    Long-time manufacturer of durable lighting for demanding environments Kenall Lighting, Gurnee, Ill., opted to use Makrolon PC grades from Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, specifically developed for use in LED lighting for a new line of luminaires, citing improved light transmission and efficiency when compared with competitive products.

  • “Maybe BPA isn't so bad after all”

    That’s how Jon Hamilton, a reporter at National Public Radio’s (NPR) science desk, began his story this week on a new report by government scientists published in the journal Toxicological Sciences, which concludes what many reports on bisphenol A (BPA) already have.

  • Materials News at K 2013

    There was no shortage of interesting materials developments at K 2013, in particular high-performance engineering thermoplastics and thermoplastic composites—much of them geared to automotive/transportation.

  • Transparent PC Used in Fully-Integrated LED Light Engine

    A medium-viscosity, easy releasing grade of Makrolon PC from Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, is used for the lens of a new LED light engine for lighting fixtures.

  • MATERIALS: PC Sheet Products Tailored for Passenger Railcars

    Bayer MaterialScience has introduced new PC sheet products to meet performance and cost challenges for passenger railcars.

  • K 2013 Preview: Materials & Additives

    The K 2013 show will present a broad range of engineered plastics materials, including thermoplastic composites, as well as additives. Automotive and electronic applications will be the main targets, as well as medical, packaging, lighting, and construction.

  • MATERIALS: New Engineered PC Sheet for Signs

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new engineered PC sheet products specially designed for signage were recently unveiled by Bayer MaterialScience, LLC, Pittsburgh.

  • MATERIALS: New Easy-Flow, Medical-Grade PC

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new, clear, high-flow, medical-grade PC has been introduced by Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pittsburgh.

  • MATERIALS: Clear FR Polycarbonates for Furniture

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Transparent furniture is trendy, sparking increased demand from the furniture industry for transparent materials that are flame-retardant and—depending on the thickness of the material—can satisfy the requirements of the standards DIN 4102 Class B and UNI 9177 Class 1, particularly for use in public buildings.

  • MATERIALS: New PC Can Replace Aluminum in LED Cooling Elements

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Stepping up development of new tailored materials to meet the increasing demand for PC resins in LED lighting systems, Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, has produced new grades with high thermal conductivity for cooling elements used for thermal management of LEDs.

  • TPU Powders for SLS Prototyping & Manufacturing

    Germany’s Bayer MaterialScience (U.S. office in Pittsburgh) and Solid Composites GmbH have partnered to develop TPU powders for SLS (selective laser sintering), a digital rapid-prototyping and additive-manufacturing method for fabricating 3D structures by using a laser beam to sinter thin layers of powdered materials.

  • MATERIALS: TPU Powders for SLS Prototyping & Manufacturing

    WEB EXCLUSIVE:Germany’s Bayer MaterialScience (U.S. office in Pittsburgh) and Solid Composites GmbH have partnered to develop TPU powders for SLS (selective laser sintering).

  • Bayer Divests PETG Sheet Business

    Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pittsburgh, sold its Vivak PETG sheet business in NAFTA to Plaskolite, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.

  • MATERIALS: Shape-Memory TPU Could Deter Counterfeiters

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new thermoplastic urethane with shape memory has been developed by Bayer MaterialScience (U.S. office in Pittsburgh) together with the BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing in Berlin, Germany.

  • Bayer to Buy Arkema’s PC Sheet Business

    Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, will acquire the U.S. polycarbonate sheet business of Arkema Inc., Philadelphia.

  • MATERIALS: Two new PC/ABS Grades for Medical Equipment

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: At the recent MD&M West show in Anaheim, Calif., Bayer MaterialScience introduced two Bayblend PC/ABS grades for medical equipment.

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