WATERFORD, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (MPM) will present two technical papers at UTECH Asia that will introduce new products and explore manufacturing effectiveness with current products. The papers will be delivered during the show, September 3-5 in Shanghai, China.
During the session on rigid polyurethane foams on September 3, Dragon Tong, MPM research engineer, will present “New Silicone Surfactants and Additives Used in Diverse PU Rigid Applications.” His discussion will introduce three new products – Niax* silicone L-6866, Niax silicone Y-16248 and Niax catalyst C-31. These products offer a variety of benefits for rigid foam applications from reducing surface voids and improving insulation performance to enhancing Polyisocyanurate (PIR) formulations for better foam curing and green strength properties.
During the session on polyurethane slab foams on September 4, Jun Zhang, MPM advanced research engineer, will present “New Silicone Surfactants and Processing Additives for Polyurethane Flexible Slabstock Foam.” His discussion will highlight Niax products that offer a variety of benefits for slab foam applications. These products can help manufacturers achieve a more consistent foam quality; impart better flame retardant properties; meet strict automotive specifications for fogging and emissions; and, improve foam softness and durability.
MPM will be showcasing the entire portfolio of Niax silicone products for foam applications at booth N2-80. For more information, visit www.momentive.com/niax.
About the Company
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials, with a 75-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life. The Company delivers science-based solutions by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC.
Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC (“Momentive”) is the ultimate parent company of Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Momentive is a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, with a broad range of advanced specialty products that help industrial and consumer companies support and improve everyday life. Its technology portfolio delivers tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of its customers around the world. Momentive was formed in October 2010 through the combination of entities that indirectly owned Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc. The capital structures and legal entity structures of both Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (formerly known as Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc.), and their respective subsidiaries and direct parent companies, remain separate. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. file separate financial and other reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Momentive is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. Additional information about Momentive and its products is available at www.momentive.com.
*Niax is a trademark of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.