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  • An Overview FOr eUrOPe

    STEPANPOL PolyolsEvolution in Formulation

  • The leader in polyester polyols for urethanes

    Founded in 1932, Stepan Company is a publicly-traded manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals serving consumer and industrial applications.

    Our products polyester polyols, organic surfactants, phthalic anhydride, and more are manufactured and tested to the highest standards in our international network of world-class production facilities. we employ chemical engineers and process chemists not only in our r&D department, but throughout the organization to best meet the growing needs of our customers.

    QualiTy ConsisTenCy ReliabiliTy

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  • innovaTive ChemiCal soluTions foR a CleaneR, healThieR, moRe eneRgy effiCienT WoRld

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    Sustainability at Stepan

    ReduCing ouR impaCTStepan is committed to improving the efficient use of energy and the reduction of waste in our processes. we will continuously strive to provide environmentally advantageous goods and services while working toward sustainable operations.

    energy, waste, emissions, and water usage

    paRTneRing WiTh CusTomeRsStepan will be a preferred global partner in our markets and technologies. we will work with our customers to provide innovative chemical solutions that enable the achievement of their current and future sustainability goals.

    innovation and industry partnership

    peopleStepan is committed to developing,

    recognizing, and respecting our people, and to being an exemplary corporate

    citizen through community outreach and responsible Care. we will maintain a safe, productive environment in which

    our people can thrive and grow personally and professionally.

    learning and development, safety, health and wellness,

    and community outreach

    eConomiC pRogRessStepan will engage in responsible business

    practices that deliver sustainable value to our customers, stockholders, employees, and the

    communities in which we operate. we are committed to profitable growth through disciplined

    investment, continuous improvement, operational excellence, and innovation.

    sales and earnings growth, sustainable dividend growth, long-term investment,

    responsible practices

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    foRmulaTionStepan laboratory screening of our polyols in your formulation assists you in selecting the most effective polyol

    appliCaTion experience the quality that Stepan materials bring to your end-use product

    CollaboRaTionOur team works with you to develop polyols tailored to your performance needs customer input is an integral part of our development process

    The Stepan Value Proposition

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  • STePAnPOL polyester polyols are designed for use in a wide variety of polyurethane and polyisocyanurate applications. we offer a full range of polyols, including those for C.A.S.e. (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, elastomers), Flexible Foam, and rigid Foam applications. Stepans technical excellence is key in the development of polyester polyols and our production expertise delivers results: our polyols offer unique performance and are of the highest quality, clarity and consistency. Collaborative screening is the key to performance. Stepan offers complete screening of our polyols in your application, a service that our customers truly value. You provide the formulation, we test it using our raw materials and deliver the performance results to you. it is an efficient way to experience the quality that Stepan materials bring to your end-use product while getting the benefit of knowing your formulation has been tested to the highest standard. Stepan ensures that confidentiality issues are respected throughout all stages of the process.

    we excel at innovation: our global research and Development team over 150 people strong is constantly striving to improve existing products and develop new answers to formulation challenges. while our synthesis techniques and testing abilities are always evolving, we remain focused on the needs of our customers. This leads to successful new product development.

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    at stepan, formulation represents opportunities for innovation.

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  • Rigid

    Typical end uses Stepan is the global leader in the production and sale of aromatic polyester polyols for use in rigid polyisocyanurate and polyurethane foams. The largest end use for Stepan rigid aromatic polyester polyols is in applications where insulation, flammability, and structural performance are most important. These polyols contain innovative Stepan technology that improves foam processing and insulating performance to create value in end use applications. Stepans aromatic polyester polyol business uses a vertical integration model, world-class manufacturing and a global supply chain to deliver quality and reliability.

    POLYESTER POLYOLS FOR RIGID POLYISOCYANURATE (PIR) AND POLYURETHANE (PUR) FOAM. increasing energy efficiency through improved insulation

    spRay insulaTion

    Stepans unique chemistry leads to superior insulation and flammability resistance, critical requirements in the construction industry. Spray formulations containing STEPANPOL polyols are also easier to process due to low polyol viscosity and improved blowing agent solubility.

    boaRdsToCk insulaTion

    PIR foams made with STEPANPOL polyester polyol deliver superior insulating performance, applied economics and reliability. This results from the combination of our proprietary technology, application expertise, and world-class manufacturing practices.

    applianCe insulaTion

    STEPANPOL polyols produce PUR foams with finer cell structures and improved flow. This enables manufacturers to increase insulating value while reducing cost.

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  • RIGID

    Typical End Uses Stepan is the global leader in the production and sale of aromatic polyester polyols for use in rigid polyisocyanurate and polyurethane foams. The largest end use for Stepan rigid aromatic polyester polyols is in applications where insulation, flammability, and structural performance are most important. These polyols contain innovative Stepan technology that improves foam processing and insulating performance to create value in end use applications. Stepans aromatic polyester polyol business uses a vertical integration model, world-class manufacturing and a global supply chain to deliver quality and reliability.

    POLYESTER POLYOLS FOR RIGID POLYISOCYANURATE (PIR) AND POLYURETHANE (PUR) FOAM. Increasing energy efficiency through improved insulation

    SpRay InSUlaTIon

    Stepans unique chemistry leads to superior insulation and flammability resistance, critical requirements in the construction industry. Spray formulations containing STEPANPOL polyols are also easier to process due to low polyol viscosity and improved blowing agent solubility.

    BoaRDSTock InSUlaTIon

    PIR foams made with STEPANPOL polyester polyol deliver superior insulating performance, applied economics and reliability. This results from the combination of our proprietary technology, application expertise, and world-class manufacturing practices.

    applIancE InSUlaTIon

    STEPANPOL polyols produce PUR foams with finer cell structures and improved flow. This enables manufacturers to increase insulating value while reducing cost.

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    RIGID polyol SELECTION GUIDE

    STEPANPOL

    PS-1812 MDI saving, thermal efficiency 4,000 181 < 1.0

    PS-1912 MDI saving, thermal efficiency 3,000 191 < 1.0

    PS-1952 MDI saving, thermal efficienc 9,000 195 1.0

    PS-2080 promotes good flow, compatibility with HC & HFC 1,300 200 0.6

    PS-2352 promotes good flow, compatibility with HC & HFC 3,000 240 1.0

    PS-2402 B general purpose, thermal efficiency 10,000 240 2.25

    PS-2402 L general purpose, thermal efficiency 10,000 230 1.0

    PS-2412 improves green strength, enhances compatibility with HC & HFC 3,000 240 2.0

    PS-3024 improves green strength 7,000 315 2.0

    PS-3152 general purpose, increases insulation ability 2,500 321 2.5

    T-255 good temperature resistance and fire retardant properties 3,500 250 1.5

    T-301 provides foam with good mechanical features and very good flame retardancy; high aromatic content contributes to polymer rigidity and heat resistance

    3,500 330 2.5

    T-327 provides foam with very good mechanical features; improves adhesion and surface curing

    5,000 330 2.5

    T-401 medium aromatic content contributes to polymer rigidity and heat resistance

    3,500 260 1.0

    TYPICAL CHEMICAL PROPERTIESAPPLICATIONS PERFORMANCE FEATURES

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    Nothing contained herein grants or extends a license, express or implied, in connection with patents, issued or pending, of the manufacturer or others. The information contained herein is based on the manufacturers own study and the works of others. The manufacturer makes no warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained herein. The manufacturer shall not be held liable (regardless of fault) to the vendees employees, or anyone for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages arising out of or in connection with the accuracy, completeness, adequacy or furnishing of such information.

    Property values are typical and based on product concentration and/or mathematical and statistical calculations.

  • FLEXIBLEPOLYESTER POLYOLS FOR FLEXIBLE SLABSTOCK POLYURETHANE FOAMExperience the performance advantages of finer cells.

    FurnIturE & BEddIng

    The addition of STEPANPOL polyester polyols enhances mechanical properties resulting in higher quality foams, less scrap, and easier fabrication. This allows for the manufacture of more durable furniture, and in turn, more satisfied customers.

    AutomotIvE FoAms

    Our patented chemistry increases the bonding strength of foam to textile and nonwoven fabrics. The increased adhesion enables better shaping and provides the cushioning, vibration and sound reduction properties essential for automotive headliners.

    typical End uses Stepan supplies both aromatic and aliphatic polyester polyols for use in flexible slabstock polyurethane foam applications. STEPANPOL aromatic polyester polyols improve flame lamination bond strength and increase mechanical properties in polyether foams. Our aliphatic polyester polyol product line contains branched adipate polyols designed for specialty polyester foams.

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  • FLEXIBLEPOLYESTER POLYOLS FOR FLEXIBLE SLABSTOCK POLYURETHANE FOAMExperience the performance advantages of finer cells.

    FurnIturE & BEddIng

    The addition of STEPANPOL polyester polyols enhances mechanical properties resulting in higher quality foams, less scrap, and easier fabrication. This allows for the manufacture of more durable furniture, and in turn, more satisfied customers.

    AutomotIvE FoAms

    Our patented chemistry increases the bonding strength of foam to textile and nonwoven fabrics. The increased adhesion enables better shaping and provides the cushioning, vibration and sound reduction properties essential for automotive headliners.

    typical End uses Stepan supplies both aromatic and aliphatic polyester polyols for use in flexible slabstock polyurethane foam applications. STEPANPOL aromatic polyester polyols improve flame lamination bond strength and increase mechanical properties in polyether foams. Our aliphatic polyester polyol product line contains branched adipate polyols designed for specialty polyester foams.

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    our creativity, expertise and

    discipline provide practical

    solutions that deliver value

    to our customers.

    FLEXIBLE PoLYoL SELECTION GUIDE

    STEPANPOL

    AA-58 lower viscosity 18,500 61 1.3

    AA-60 increases load bearing 21,000 60 1.3

    PS-1552 low viscosity, high bond strength 1,300 155 < 1.0

    PS-1752 imparts highest bond strength 3,900 175 1.0

    PF-520 increased stability 21,000 52 1.2

    APPLICATIONS PERFORMANCE FEATURES

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    Nothing contained herein grants or extends a license, express or implied, in connection with patents, issued or pending, of the manufacturer or others. The information contained herein is based on the manufacturers own study and the works of others. The manufacturer makes no warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained herein. The manufacturer shall not be held liable (regardless of fault) to the vendees employees, or anyone for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages arising out of or in connection with the accuracy, completeness, adequacy or furnishing of such information.

    Property values are typical and based on product concentration and/or mathematical and statistical calculations.

    TYPICAL CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

  • C.A.S.E.URETHANE CoATiNgs, AdHEsivEs, sEAlANTs, ElAsTomERsTrust our specialty C.A.S.E. products to meet your unique formulation requirements.

    PUR Hot MElt AdHESivES

    sTEpANpol polyester polyols allow formulators the versatility in pUR hot melt adhesive applications to improve green strength, creep resistance, substrate bonding profiles and to modify open time.Applications include fabric laminating, woodworking and product assembly.

    FlExiblE PACkAging

    sTEpANpol delivers superior hydrolytic stability under acidic and basic conditions, improves flexibility, extends pot life and promotes adhesion to a variety of commonly used substrates.

    inSUlAting SEAlAnt

    one component foam (oCF) formulators choose sTEpANpol aromatic polyester polyols for in-can stability, fire retardancy, adhesion to a variety of substrates and cost- effectiveness.

    typical End Uses sTEpANpol aromatic polyester polyols are specifically engineered to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of the C.A.s.E. industry. stepan has developed a line of high quality polyester polyols based on ortho-ester linkages. By using phthalic anhydride as the building block, stepan polyols deliver enhanced hydrolytic stability and adhesion to diverse substrates while improving abrasion resistance and overall hardness. Common end uses include liquid and hot melt urethane adhesives, flexible packaging, insulating sealants, polyurethane dispersions, thermalbreak, cast elastomers, and energy-cure and conventional-cure coatings.

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  • C.A.S.E.URETHANE CoATiNgs, AdHEsivEs, sEAlANTs, ElAsTomERsTrust our specialty C.A.S.E. products to meet your unique formulation requirements.

    PUR Hot MElt AdHESivES

    sTEpANpol polyester polyols allow formulators the versatility in pUR hot melt adhesive applications to improve green strength, creep resistance, substrate bonding profiles and to modify open time.Applications include fabric laminating, woodworking and product assembly.

    FlExiblE PACkAging

    sTEpANpol delivers superior hydrolytic stability under acidic and basic conditions, improves flexibility, extends p...

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