WATERFORD, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (MPM) will launch a number of new Niax* silicones, catalysts and process modifiers at PU China 2013, September 10-12 in Nanjing, China. The Niax materials may be considered for use in a range of applications, including appliances, automotive, bedding, carpet, construction, furniture and sports gear.
Automotive: Niax molded foam additives offer reduced volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions and fogging, weight reduction, high yield and easy transition between TDI & MDI systems.
Furniture and bedding: Niax flexible slab foam additives offer multi-functionality while typically improving foam resilience, durability and sustainability.
Carpet and electronics: Niax specialty froth additives can offer requirements critical to niche applications, especially in carpet underlayment and electronics applications.
Appliance and Construction Insulation: Niax rigid additives offer foam formulators a wide portfolio of products to improve foam quality and properties. Additionally, the additives help solve processing issues: foam stabilizers can help reduce voids and produce finer cells; adhesion promoters, PIR curing additives and additives can aid with processing open cells foams.
MPM first introduced the Niax brand with the launch of a revolutionary silicone surfactant in 1962 and to this day, continues to advance the science of polyurethane foam technology to address customers’ specialized processing and performance needs. This more-than-50-year commitment to innovation in the polyurethane industry has culminated in one of the most comprehensive offerings of silicones, catalysts and process modifiers for polyurethane foam production, all under the Niax brand.
Visit booth 170 at PU China 2013 or www.Momentive.com/Niax to learn more.
About the Company
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials, with a 70-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.
(1) Niax Silicone L-3639 is the subject of one or more pending patent 4.068.645 applications. (2)Niax Catalyst EF-150 is protected by US patent 6.387.972 and its foreign counterpart patents.
*Niax is a trademark of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
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