Polyurethane is a material obtained from the chemical reaction of two elements, polyol and isocyanate. The resulting foam is a very versatile product, which is used in furniture, mattresses, footwear, medical devices, mouldings... providing durability and lightness...Read more
Sprayed polyurethane is an in-situ polyurethane manufacturing system, which is applied by spraying the two components (polyol and isocyanate) onto the substrate. The chemical reaction of this mixture, to which an expanding agent is added, generates a rigid foam with...Read more
Achieving energy efficiency in buildings is key to achieving the sustainability agreements of the European Union's 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. It is not in vain that energy consumption in buildings contribute significantly to the climate...Read more
Energy efficiency or energy saving is a fundamental tool for mitigating the climate crisis. It is not in vain that 40% of the energy produced in Europe is consumed by buildings, of which 60% is used to heat homes. And, much of the air conditioning is still achieved...Read more
Having clarified certain controversial questions about the fire behaviour of polyurethane or its supposed impact on health, we continue the series of myths about polyurethane by talking about its effects on the environment.
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In previous articles we talked about the myths about the behaviour of polyurethane in case of fire. Today we want to talk about other myths circulating about this material, this time in terms of its effects on health. Is polyurethane toxic? Is it dangerous for...Read more