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Polyurethane applications to help steer automotive innovation and cost control   Summary: How is polyurethane helping companies in automotive supply chains to cope with current challenges and future trends? The answer is in the unique properties this material has to be formulated and moulded with precision. Polyurethane in vehicles is not confined simply to the… Read more »

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Think plastic, and think damaging to the environment, but that’s not always the case and not all plastics are the same. Polyurethane is the eco-friendly plastic of choice, for a variety of reasons. If you need custom components creating and you’re concerned about your impact on the planet, polyurethane could be the way to go…. Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Polyurethane is a recyclable plastic that’s rigid or flexible. It’s used in many different products that include fabrics, mattresses and insulation. Here we explore 5 products that could be made from polyurethane that are currently not. 1. Waterproof coat We are all now more aware about recycling our clothes and buying clothes that will last… Read more »

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When people think of the Olympics, polyurethane isn’t usually the first thing which springs to mind! The reality is that polyurethane is set to play a key role in the 2020 games in Tokyo, later on in the year. As well as being a crucial part of many of the structures which are needed to… Read more »

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Polyurethane is now an integral part of everyday life, yet many of its applications go unnoticed. In fact, dare we say it is underappreciated! Since it was first formulated in 1937 (and then used commercially in 1954) there has been a growing awareness of how incredibly versatile it is. By varying its mixture and moulding,… Read more »

Polyurethane roller

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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 »

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Inert, durable, tough and versatile, polyurethane is frequently the material of choice for anything from insulation to carpet. One of a new generation of advanced compounds, its complex and varied chemistry is what underpins its utility. Here we take a look at the characteristics, chemistry and applications of polyurethane. In particular, we focus on why… Read more »

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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 »