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*  Silicone
They are selected over polyurethane or epoxy encapsulation when a wide operating temperature range is required (−65 to 315 °C ...
*  Pigging
Other types are fully or criss-cross coated in urethane, or there are bare polyurethane foam pigs with a urethane coating just ... One of the most common and versatile is the foam pig which is cut or poured out of an open cell polyurethane foam into the ...
*  Polyurethane
Center for the Polyurethanes Industry: information for EH&S issues related to polyurethanes developments Polyurethane synthesis ... Polyurethane (PUR and PU) is a polymer composed of organic units joined by carbamate (urethane) links. While most polyurethanes ... Non-isocyanate based polyurethanes (NIPUs) have recently been developed as a new class of polyurethane polymers to mitigate ... Polyurethanes neither contain nor are produced from ethyl carbamate. Polyurethanes are used in the manufacture of high- ...
*  Thermoplastic polyurethane
... (TPU) is any of a class of polyurethane plastics with many properties, including elasticity, ... thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) resin". Bayer Material Science. Retrieved 2012-02-26. "Thermoplastic Polyurethane". American ... "Elastogran GmbH - Thermoplastic polyurethane elastomers". www.elastogran.de. Retrieved 2009-12-26. "Merquinsa home page". ... "Bayer MaterialScience - Thermoplastic Polyurethanes". Bayer. Retrieved 18 February 2011. "Estane Engineered Polymers". Lubrizol ...
*  Polyurethane laminate
... is a compound fabric made by laminating a cloth fabric to one or both sides of a thin film of polyurethane. Polyurethane ... If the polyurethane starts delaminating from the fabric, it may be possible to relaminate it with care and a hot iron. If the ... Most PUL fabric is made by laminating lightweight polyester interlock knit fabric to a 1 mil thick film of polyurethane. There ... There are many different polyurethane blends and resin types, which vary in durability, resistance to heat, ambient humidity, ...
*  Moisture cure polyurethane
Moisture-cure polyurethanes or polyurethane prepolymer are isocyanate-terminated prepolymers that are formulated to cure with ... Moisture cure polyurethanes have been widely used in the adhesive and coating industries. Thermal, mechanical, and surface ... "Wood/adhesive interactions and the phase morphology of moisture-cure polyurethane wood adhesives". Mishra, A. K.; Narayan, R.; ... Rath, S. K.; Patri, M.; Khakhar, D. V. (2012). "Structure-thermomechanical property correlation of moisture cured poly(urethane ...
*  List of polyurethane applications
Polyurethane foam as a wall insulation Xanadu House with polyurethane foam walls and ceiling Polyurethane foam used as joist ... Polyurethane products have many uses. Over three quarters of the global consumption of polyurethane products is in the form of ... Flexible polyurethane foam is a recyclable product. Flexible and semi-flexible polyurethane foams are used extensively for ... A thin film of polyurethane finish is added to a polyester weave to create polyurethane laminate (PUL), which is used for its ...
*  Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate
The major application of 4,4'-MDI is the production of rigid polyurethane. Typically, one metric ton of polyurethane foam needs ... These rigid polyurethane foams are good thermal insulators and used in nearly all freezers and refrigerators worldwide, as well ... US patent 6884904, Smith, A. K.; Goddard, R. J.; Paulsen, E. J. L., "MDI-based polyurethane prepolymer with low monomeric MDI ... MDI reacts with polyols in the manufacture of polyurethane. It is the most produced diisocyanate, accounting for 61.3% of the ...
*  Hexamethylene diisocyanate
The Polyurethanes Book. New York: Wiley. ISBN 978-0-470-85041-1. NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Isocyanates, from the website ...
*  Toluene diisocyanate
It is used in the production of flexible polyurethane foams The LD50 for TDI is 5800 mg/kg for oral contact and LC50 of 610 mg/ ... The Polyurethanes Book. New York: Wiley. ISBN 978-0-470-85041-1. Six, C.; Richter, F. (2005), "Isocyanates, Organic", Ullmann's ...
*  Isocyanate
CO2 This reaction is exploited in tandem with the production of polyurethane to give polyurethane foams. The carbon dioxide ... Polyurethanes have variable curing times, and the presence of free isocyanates in foams vary accordingly. All major producers ... Randall, D (2002). The Polyurethanes Book. Wiley. ISBN 0-470-85041-8. Allport DC, Gilbert, DS and Outterside SM (eds) (2003). ... Di-isocyanates are manufactured for reactions with polyols in the production of polyurethanes, a class of polymers. Isocyanates ...
*  Isophorone diisocyanate
Aliphatic diisocyanates are used, not in the production of polyurethane foam, but in special applications, such as enamel ... The Polyurethanes Book. New York: Wiley. ISBN 0-470-85041-8. NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Isocyanates, from the website of ...
*  Spray foam
"Polyurethanes in Polyurethanes timeline". www.polyurethanes.org. Retrieved 2016-08-03. Insulation Alternatives: Sprayed Foam ... Polyurethane and polyisocyanurate are two types of foam used in this application. Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation can ... Otto Bayer (1902-1982) is credited with the invention of polyurethane in 1937. He succeeded in synthesizing polyurethane foam ... Spray polyurethane foam comes in a range of densities and cel structure. Low density foams are referred to as Open Cel SPF ...
*  Rigid panel
polystyrene and polyurethane due to its gas-filled closed-cell foam structure. Denser and more rigid than polystyrene panels, ... Polyurethane. White or yellow. Produced through mixing of isocyanate and polyether in presence of catalyst and blowing agent. ... Polyisocyanurate (also known as polyiso). More stable at high temperatures and less flammable than polyurethane. Higher R-value ...
*  Shape-memory polymer
Representative shape-memory polymers in this category are polyurethanes, polyurethanes with ionic or mesogenic components made ... Polyurethane SMPs are also applied as an autochoke element for engines. Most medical applications of SMP have yet to be ... Kim B.K.; Lee S.Y.; Xu M. (1996). "Polyurethanes having shape memory effects". Polymer. 37 (26): 5781. doi:10.1016/S0032-3861( ... Chan, B. Q. Y.; Liow, S. S.; Loh, X. J. (2016). "Organic-inorganic shape memory thermoplastic polyurethane based on ...
*  Natural oil polyols
Applications in Molded Polyurethane Foams. Orlando: Center for the Polyurethane Industry Conference. Stanciu, Romeo; Paul ... The interest of automakers is responsible for much of the work being done on the use of NOPs in polyurethane products for use ... Castor oil by itself has been used in making a variety of polyurethane products, ranging from coatings to foams, and the use of ... One of the first uses for NOPs (other than castor oil) was to make spray-on polyurethane foam insulation for buildings. NOPs ...
*  Polyoxymethylene
These include epoxies, polyurethanes, and cyanoacrylates. Epoxies have shown 150-500 psi (1,000-3,400 kPa)[citation needed] ...
*  Resin-bound paving
The resins available are predominantly polyurethanes. The usage of higher-quality polyurethane resins ensures greater flexural ... The polyurethane resin should be sourced from a manufacturer who can demonstrate that they have BS EN 9001 quality management ... Non light-stable polyurethanes, although strong in performance, are more suited to internal applications where they are not in ... The resin sourced should be a two-part, quality-controlled polyurethane or similar with the activator added during the ...
*  Bioplastic
Polyurethanes, polyesters, epoxy resins and a number of other types of polymers have been developed with comparable properties ... Recently, there have been a large emphasis on producing biobased and isocyanate-free polyurethanes. One such example utilizes a ... Unlike traditional cross-linked polyurethanes, cross-linked polyhydroxyurethanes have been shown to be capable of recycling and ... "From Petrochemical Polyurethanes to Biobased Polyhydroxyurethanes". Macromolecules. 46: 3771-3792. doi:10.1021/ma400197c. ...
*  Memory foam
Low-resilience polyurethane Sorbothane Neoprene List of polyurethane applications Nelles, Barbara. "Exhibitors emphasize value ... It is often referred to as "viscoelastic" polyurethane foam, or low-resilience polyurethane foam (LRPu). Higher-density memory ... "Polyurethane Foam Association". pfa.org. Archived from the original on 2010-01-04. "Is Memory-Foam Bedding a Fire Risk?". ... Peterson, Bruce W. "Mr". Polyurethane Gel-Like Polymers, Methods and Use in Flexible Foams. Archived from the original on 2014- ...
*  Flame retardant
A report from the Proceedings of the Polyurethane Foam Association also showed no benefit in open-flame and cigarette tests ... A small study of U.S. foam recyclers and carpet installers, who handle padding often made from recycled polyurethane foam, ... In polyurethane foam, furniture manufacturers typically meet TB 117 with additive halogenated organic flame retardants. ... "Low VOC Cal TB 117 Using Bio-Renewable Technologies - Rowlands, J. Polyurethane Foam Association Conference St Petersburg, ...
*  Reticulated foam
Producing reticulated polyurethane foam is a two step procedure: a conventional closed-cell polyurethane foam is produced, then ... Reticulated metal foam can also be made using polyurethane foam as a template similar to its use in ceramic foams. Metals can ... The solid component of a reticulated foam may be an organic polymer like polyurethane, a ceramic or a metal. These materials ... "Hall of Fame". Polyurethane Foam Association. Retrieved 2009-09-30. "Reticulated foam". United Foam. Retrieved 2009-09-30. ...
*  Flowserve
"Flowserve buys UK´s MF Sealing". utech-polyurethane.com. 2007-07-24. Retrieved 2017-08-23. "Calder bought by Flowserve". Water ...
*  Phosgene
These two isocyanates are precursors to polyurethanes. Significant amounts are also used in the production of polycarbonates by ...
*  Cyanate
Isocyanates are widely used in the manufacture of polyurethane products and pesticides; Methyl isocyanate, used to make ... Greenwood, Table 8.9 Seymour, Raymond B.; Kauffman, George B. (1992). "Polyurethanes: A Class of Modern Versatile Materials". J ...