Polyurethane Foam: A World of Applications

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What are the applications that polyurethane foam can have?

What are casting or injection foams used for?


Polyurethane foam is a product that we find in our daily lives everywhere we go.


Some examples of where we find polyurethane foam are: armchairs, chairs, pillows, mattresses, the heater, the refrigerator, bathroom accessories such as sponges, in the car, on the roof, the seats, in general we are surrounded by polyurethane foam .


What can you do with polyurethane foam practically whatever you want:

  • The insulation of a thermo tank for a solar heater.

  • Insulate a roof thermally and acoustically, for a recording studio, a theater, a cinema.

  • Waterproofing sheet or concrete roofs, in addition to isolating the interior from noise and lowering the temperature.

  • It is used in chicken farms to maintain a suitable thermal condition for raising chickens.

  • In Advertising to make all kinds of figures.


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Polyurethane foam is the mixture of two products, a polyol and an isocyanate, which are normally mixed in a ratio of 1 to 1, however, there is a great combination of relationships to make foams with different characteristics. We are not going to go into the chemical part to explain what each of the components is, since the purpose of this article would be lost.


What is important to know is that foam is sold according to its density per cubic meter.


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