How polyurethane rollers are made

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Even in the age of technology, the integrity and reliability of basic machinery components such as rollers are still a priority, for a diverse range of manufacturing and materials processing companies. Getting traditional machinery components such as these 100% right can play a key role in product quality and consistency, and also in avoiding production… Read more »

The history and uses of polyurethanes

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Polyurethanes are some of the most versatile and useful polymers that we have today. They exist in many different forms, which have various uses. Polymers are synthetic materials made by joining together long chains of complex organic molecules called monomers. Better known to us as plastics, polymers are an integral part of modern industrialisation and… Read more »

Where to buy polyurethane products in the UK?

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  From its initial development as a substitute for rubber during World War Two, polyurethane has grown in strength as a versatile, multi-purpose material suitable for use in a wide range of circumstances. Created by reacting a polyol with a polymer diisocyanate in the presence of appropriate catalysts and additives, this substance has as many… Read more »

When was water jet cutting invented?

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Waterjets have become one of the fastest-growing machine tool processes in the world. This success comes down to its ability to cut through all types of hard and soft material including steel, granite, wood and rubber as well as remove industrial coatings from structures.   But where did this fascinating technology begin? You may be… Read more »

Are polyurethane wheels good?

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If you’re looking for a wheel material that’s suitable for a wide number of applications and offers a host of benefits, you’ve likely come across polyurethane. But are polyurethane wheels actually worth your investment?  The simple answer is yes! These are just five of the broad number of benefits that polyurethane wheels offer.    Floor… Read more »

Polyurethane: Uses, Benefits and Sustainability

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Since its very first inception, polyurethane has achieved a position of importance unrivalled by any other industrial product due to its ability to strike the ideal balance between versatility, resilience and sustainability. And as new formulations and processes continue to be developed, it is likely that derivatives of polyurethane will come to take the place… Read more »

How accurate is water jet cutting?

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Water jet cutting is a versatile and powerful method that enables work on a wide range of materials of varying thickness, with minimal damage to the material and low costs. Given the power of water jet cutting however, it’s important that a high level of accuracy is maintained throughout the process.  The water jet is… Read more »

What is Polyurethane & How is it Made?

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Polyurethane is a versatile, resilient type of plastic that is now found almost everywhere in daily life. Combining the flexibility of rubber with the toughness of metal, it has become a vital component in a huge range of everyday products, from wheels and refrigerators to clothes, shoes and mattresses. It is now widely used by… Read more »

Terminal 5 Polyurethane Sensor Housings

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The Custom Moulded Polyurethane team manufactured the Polyurethane infra red sensor housing installed at Heathrow Airpots Terminal 5 car parks. The Brief Heathrow Airport operator BAA, wanted it’s clients to experience stress free parking in all three parking areas and over 7,000 of it’s parking spaces. Offering a fully automated system, which indicated free spaces and… Read more »