Polyurethane versus rubber

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Some industry specifiers ‘bounce’ back to rubber for new and replacement parts. Should they be switching to polyurethane instead? Which is right for your project, polyurethane or rubber? Polyurethane has properties and purposes in common with rubber but it is fast replacing both natural and synthetic forms. There are many good reasons for that, as… Read more »

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There are many myths and misconceptions about polyurethane. We explore some of the worst ones to show how safe and versatile this material is for a vast range of purposes and products. Foams, adhesives, wheels, rollers, bushes, thermal insulating materials, soundproofing boards and super-strong supports and stops; the list of items that can be successfully… Read more »

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If you’re thinking of replacing your current parts and components with an alternative material, there are five key benefits of Polyurethane you’ll want to know about. When it comes to parts like bushes, wheels and tubing, there is debate over the best material for the job. While elastomers like silicone and rubber may be used… Read more »

Fold up chairs made from engineered polyurethane

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Understanding ‘What is engineered polyurethane?’ is important if you need to source parts that are precisely cut. It’s a solution that offers incredible accuracy and durability. Polyurethane is the perfect example of an engineered material. The definition of anything that’s engineered is that you purposefully and skilfully create the item, to an extent that’s not… Read more »

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As interest in suspension bushes engineered from polyurethane grows, specifiers are increasingly keen to buy custom-made poly bushes in the UK. Where can they get a fast turnaround and a precise part? The reasons to purchase British custom-made poly bushes are many and varied. Both in terms of the advantages of polyurethane, and the value… Read more »

water jet cutting fibreglass

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To create parts at the cutting edge of precision detailing, finding waterjet services is often the sharpest solution. Here’s a guide to custom waterjet cutting, and the benefits it provides. To continuously produce precision-engineered parts that are often small, intricate or carved from heavy-duty materials, you come to rely on an ingenious method of cutting… Read more »

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It’s one of the best things since sliced bread! We are summing up polyurethane product manufacturing, and all the versatile applications of this incredible invention. Every day you will come into direct or indirect contact with polyurethane. It is in cars, household furniture, building structures, toys and many other places! Yet, the full scope of… Read more »

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Precision engineering a replacement part made of polyurethane – or developing an innovative prototype – often pivots on choosing one of these two methods of polyurethane mouldings. The first step to commissioning a polyurethane part that’s 100% fit for purpose is to brief an expert in this field on the form and function you need…. Read more »

Water Jet Cutting Services

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Polyurethane now shapes our world. From small wheels that turn industrial machinery to large-scale construction materials. It’s in every UK home too. So, how does polyurethane manufacturing create such diversity? Its versatility can result in such a diverse range of finishes, all suitable for an increasingly wide range of purposes. From soft, comfortable foam to… Read more »