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Manufacturing engineers, machinery designers, grading operatives and a wide range of other industry professionals work with polyurethane star wheels every day. Did you ever stop to consider the role they play and the reasons they’re increasing made from polyurethane? What’s meant by a star wheel? Let’s start by looking at some of the other names… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

Posted | Categorised in Manufacturing & Processes.

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 »

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Water is such a malleable thing that it’s easy to forget how “sharp” it can be when fired under intense pressure. Which is why water jet cutting is such an incredibly versatile and precise way to create well-defined edges on a large range of materials. It is also a fast way to create accurate cuts,… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

Polyurethane Wheels

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Having your used or worn out rollers or Polyurethane Wheels re-covered or repaired will save you money and keep your machines running at peak efficiency. By throwing away your used and worn out rollers, you endure the expense of ordering completely new parts, core and all. In most cases the body of your roller, or... Read more »