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polyols (pol´ēôlz),

n.pl substances made up of two or more alcohols. See also sugar alcohols.
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PTT Global Chemical has joined hands with Japanese companies Sanyo Chemical Industries (SCI) and Toyota Tsushima Corp (TTC) to establish a partnership producing polyol in the Eastern Economic Corridor.
In August 2015, PTT Global Chemical signed two of heads of agreement, to jointly perform engineering study for potential development of Propylene Oxide 200 KTA with Toyota Tsusho and to jointly perform engineering study for potential development of Polyether Polyols (Polyols) 130 KTA with Toyota Tsusho Corp.
Combined, the bio-based and recycled-content polyols create a large portfolio of products suited for high-growth industries, such as automotive, furniture, major appliances, construction and coatings, adhesives, and sealants and elastomers.
The new polyol is used for the production of polyurethane foam, which finds applications in upholstered furniture, shoes and automotive parts, and is also used to insulate buildings and refrigeration equipment.
The proposed SMPO and polyols plants will help strengthen Shell's global propylene oxide and polyols manufacturing capacity, boosting our supply to customers worldwide.
In addition to their use in polyurethane foams, polyols have a wide range of applications, including coatings, sealants, elastomers, and adhesives.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-27 May 2010-CARE ups ratings on Gulshan Polyols to A/PR1(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Two firms recently announced eco-friendly production of urethane polyols from recycled PET waste and from chemicals derived from cornstarch by bio-fermentation.
Other polyols familiar to label readers include sorbitol, xylitol, isomalt, lactitol, maltitol and mannitol.
A joint venture between Dow, Siam Cement Group and two other minority partners, PPTL represents ownership of the polyols and polyurethane systems facility located in Map Ta Phut, Thailand.
More than 3 billion pounds of petroleum-based polyols are required for the production of foams, coatings, and adhesives in the U.