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Covestro AG, Germany

Since September 2015, Bayer MaterialScience has been an independent company, operating under the new name Covestro. We continue to be a leading supplier of high-value polymers and innovative solutions for key sectors such as transportation, construction, electronics, furniture, sports equipment and more

News Polycarbonates

  • Covestro well on track

    With a successful start to 2018, materials manufacturer Covestro continues its strong growth. Thanks to ongoing robust demand and higher prices, sales rose by 5.4% to EUR 3.8 billion in the first quarter. The main sales drivers were the Polyurethanes and Polycarbonates segments. Core volumes remaine more

  • Scaling to new heights with gecko-inspired adhesive

    Some animals, such as geckos, can easily climb up walls and across ceilings. But currently, no material exists that allows everyday people to scale walls or transverse ceilings as effortlessly. Now, scientists report a dry adhesive that could someday make it easier to defy gravity. Geckos can scale more

  • Making polymer chemistry 'click'

    A team of researchers has developed a faster and easier way to make sulfur-containing polymers that will lower the cost of large-scale production. The achievement opens the door to creating new products from this class of polymers while producing far less hazardous waste. The researchers' reaction t more

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Videos Polycarbonates

Soap That Slides Off the Bottle

You thought getting ketchup out of a bottle was hard? Ohio State University researchers have tackled an even harder problem: getting shampoo out of a bottle. The chemicals that make soap “soapy” also make them stick to plastic, but here a microscopic coating makes the soap just roll off. more

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The Chemistry of Sunglasses

Summer’s fast approaching in the northern hemisphere, it seems an appropriate time to be taking a look at the chemistry of sunglasses. What are they made of, how do they protect your eyes, and how do photochromic sunglasses work? more

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