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Polyurethane Coefficient of Friction

Coefficient of Friction (CoF) is found everywhere, from the bottom of your shoes to the wheels on your car! This unseen yet critical property can determine the type of movement between two… read more

Polyurethane Hardness

Hardness is one of many key physical properties to consider while designing with polyurethanes. Unlike metals, rubbers, and plastics – polyurethanes can be custom formulated to offer an extensive… read more

Polyurethane Chemical Resistance

In general, thermoset polyurethanes portray improved resistance to various chemicals when compared to most metals, plastics, and rubbers. In this post, we will break down chemical resistance, how… read more

Is Polyurethane Waterproof?

The short answer is yes, to a certain degree. There are several factors that make some polyurethanes more absorbent than others. Depending on the physical properties and material, thermoset… read more

Is Polyurethane Foam Toxic?

Is there anything that is considered safe nowadays?  With an increasing concern around toxins in plastics, product designers often question if thermoset polyurethane foam is considered a safe… read more

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