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Sirrus, Inc. to Present Research on Methylene Malonate Photopolymerization at RadTech 2020 Conference

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March 9, 2020 (Loveland, OH) — Sirrus, Inc., a developer of novel electron-deficient monomers and oligomers, will be presenting at this week’s RadTech’s 2020 UV+EB Technology Conference on the photopolymerization of its patented methylene malonate technology.

Sirrus Research Chemist Taylor Goodrich will give a presentation on UV curing of methylene malonates with free radical photoinitiators and photolatent bases. Taylor will also shed light on the utility of UV curing of methylene malonates for 3D printing.

Methylene malonates can free-radically UV cure at a rate similar to methacrylates and can also be UV cured anionically with the use of a photolatent base. “These findings, which are described in our RadTech 2020 presentation, have implications for many applications, including next-generation 3D printing resins,” says Mark Holzer, Sirrus Vice President of Application Development.

Taylor will present his research on Monday, March 9th, at the “Materials I” session in the afternoon. The title of the presentation is: “Photopolymerization of Methylene Malonates.” He and other Sirrus technical experts will also be available at Booth #422 to discuss these developments in further detail.

RadTech’s 2020 UV+EB Technology Conference will take place March 8–11 at Disney Coronado Springs in Orlando, Florida.

Sirrus Inc. develops and supplies unique chemical building blocks for the next generation of high performance coatings, adhesives, sealants and composites. Our patented technology focuses on methylene malonate monomers and oligomeric crosslinkers that can polymerize anionically at ambient temperatures. Sirrus works with development partners in the automotive, electronics, packaging and consumer goods industries to deliver sustainable products that will enhance energy efficiency, safety and performance. Sirrus Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Shokubai, a global chemical company and leading supplier of acrylates, specialty monomers, functional polymers and catalysts. For more information, visit

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