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July 2022 | Resveratrol is a sustainable phenolic compound  which can be further converted into high-performance epoxy exhibiting very interesting properties such as a high glass-transition temperature (Tg) or flame-retardancy. Food waste can be a potential source of resveratrol [...

June 2022 | TMP tricyclocarbonate is a crosslinking agent of interest for the synthesis of non-isocyanate polyurethane (NiPU) thermoset materials. As explained above, these innovative materials can substitute conventional polyurethane (PU) in various application fields...

May 2022 | Poly(pentafluorostyrene) - SP-LRI-P-009 - is a fluorinated polymer synthesized by free radical polymerization. This fluorinated polymer is of high interest in very different kind of application especially because of its thermal stability as well as oil and water repellency....

April 2022 | Butanediol bis(cyclocarbonate) (SP-68-021) is a low molecular weight building-blocks bearing two cyclocarbonate moieties. This functional molecule is obtained through a cyclocarbonate reaction in between the corresponding epoxy and carbone dioxide (CO2). ...

March 2022 | 2,2'-Dithiodiethanol diacrylate (SP-43-6-001) is a diacrylate building-block containing disulfide linkage. On the one hand, the acrylates moieties can be used to crosslink thermoset materials or coating through thermal- or photoinduced radical polymerization....

February 2022 | SP-43-3-008 is a methacrylamide monomer bearing a catechol moiety. This monomer is synthesized from dopamine, also known as being the “feel-good” hormone! Catechol moiety represents an important and versatile function for the design of polymers exhibiting high ...

January 2022 | Since 2019, SPECIFIC POLYMERS commercializes functional monomers bearing trifluoromethane sulfonimide lithium (LiTFSI or TFSILi) salts: MTFSILi (SP-49-023) and STFSILi (SP-59-011). As you may be aware of, intensive efforts are dedicated to the research and development of lithium and sodium batteries. In...

December 2021 | SP-1P-0-005 is a Poly(ethylene glycol), α,ω-bis(carboxylic acid). PEG polymers are well-known polymers in the biomedical field since it provides biocompatibility and stealthiness. For instance, PEG derivatives have been used as biocompatible drug carriers or as nanoparticles coatings in nanomedicine....

November 2021 | SP-49-024 is an acrylamide monomer bearing D,L-homocysteine thiolactone moiety. Over the last decade, five-membered ring thiolactones (γ-thiolactones) have received renewed interest with the work of Du Prez et al. in the field of functional polymer synthesis....

October 2021 | SP-1P-0-003 is a poly(ethylene glycol) functionalized with a five-membered cyclic carbonate group on each chain extremity. This R&D product is synthesized by using corresponding diglycidylether-PEO and CO2 as raw materials in the presence of catalyst.(...