Polyurethane in the Furniture Industry

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Furniture manufacturers are increasingly using polyurethane to manage costs and support strong customer satisfaction. Why is this? We look at the many uses of polyurethane in furniture, and their advantages. If you had to pick the main benefit of polyurethane as a manufacturing material, it’s likely to be its incredible versatility. However, the words ‘cost-effective’… Read more »

Why polyurethane wins in the world of sport

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We are entering interesting times in the sport and fitness sector, with a blossoming marketplace but also the need to protect profit margins more fiercely than ever. Polyurethane could well emerge from the ‘pack’ to become even more of a winning formula. The buoyancy of the sports equipment market could well be boosted by post-pandemic… Read more »

How Custom Moulded Polyurethane helps Supacat and the RNLI

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Launch and Recovery System

Every job – no matter how small – is important to the team at Custom Moulded Polyurethane; but there’s additional excitement about contributing to Supacat’s ‘ground-breaking’ off-road wheeled and tracked vehicles. One of the massive advantages of parts made from polyurethane is their ability to withstand incredible force, a hostile environment and the pressure of… Read more »

How Polyurethane helps Heathrow Airport run

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Some of the top companies and technical solutions combine to keep Heathrow Airport running. Custom Moulded Polyurethane is delighted to be part of that team, by developing new housing for automated car park equipment. Polyurethane components and parts find their way into increasing numbers of everyday purposes, and it’s easy to overlook what a vital… Read more »

Polyurethane Rollers vs Plastic or Rubber Rollers

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Polyurethane roller

Rollers are used in a diverse range of manufacturing, engineering, construction and warehousing operations. You can find them whizzing away vertically or horizontally, in a multitude of dimensions. In fact, it’s hard to think of one trade sector that doesn’t rely on the humble roller in some form or another! Those rotating cylinders – sometimes… Read more »

Is Polyurethane a Plastic?

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Chances are, if you look round your present environment, you’ll see something that’s made of polyurethane, also known as PU. Used to create everything from building insulation through to furniture upholstery, mattresses, sportswear, shoe soles and many other items, it’s become an essential material in the 21st Century home, office and vehicle. One of the… Read more »