GE Acquires Witton's Silylated Polyurethane Resins
December 1, 2005
WILTON, Conn. - GE - Advanced Materials, Silicones acquired a group of high-quality silylated polyurethane resins from Witton Chemicals Ltd., a U.K.-based company, to complement the launch of GE's third generation of SPUR+ prepolymers into the coatings, adhesives and sealants industries. All GE's silylated polyurethanes - including the complementary Witton products that will be offered under GE's SPUR+ trademark - have proven compatibility. The SPUR+ prepolymers are free of isocyanates and plasticizers, and offer properties such as ease of use, low viscosity, paintability, longer shelf life, and improved chemical resistance and mechanical performance.