Polyurethane Systems for building and industry

Polyurethane systems for surfboards: light and resistant

Did you know that polyurethane systems are very present in surf? Since the time when Polynesians used similar boards to move from one island to another or since the first sport competition in California in 1885, surfboards have evolved to include lightweight and...

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The behaviour of polyurethane systems as thermal insulation

The key basis for polyurethane systems´ practicality to the building sector, is their excellent performance as thermal insulation, providing energy efficiency and interior comfort to buildings. 

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Polyurethane systems: a safe insulation in case of fire

Polyurethane systems, either sprayed, injected or in panels, have a great performance in case of fire. However, the reaction against fire of the constructive solution will depend, among other factors, on the coating material applied.

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Injected polyurethane foam

Polyurethane systems are the result of the reaction between two chemical components, isocyanate and polyol. The best known applications of polyurethane are by projection (Sprayed Polyurethane Foam) and by injection, the one that concerns us in this article. 

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Envelope insulation to ensure a healthy building

A proper configuration of the envelope is essential to guarantee the building's energy efficiency, as well as the accomplishment of health standards and comfort. In summer and winter, solving these deficiencies becomes even more important, since the extreme climatic...

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Insulation for slabs between floors

Over time, slabs insulation deteriorates and loses its thermal and acoustic qualities. In the case of old buildings, it is common that this insulation does not even exist. 

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Fire response of polyurethane: false myths

Polyurethane systems surround our daily lives, however, we still hear some voices that call into question the response of polyurethane in case of fire. 

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