Urethane Foam

Reinforced Plastics Lab is a trusted supplier and distributor or many quality products and materials, including urethane foam. Urethane foam also goes by the name polyurethane foam or simply poly-foam. All of the products and chemicals on our site are available at a wholesale rate and can be shipped nationwide. We pride ourselves on helping industries across the country with all of the laboratory needs. Urethane foam is a material that has many useful applications, as its properties adhere to various tasks.

Urethane Foam Properties

Polyurethane foams has many properties that can then be identified and used to suit its strengths. Here are some of the properties of the foam listed below:

  • This foam adheres directly to all building material surfaces, as its coverage is seamless and permanent, even around complex shapes.
  • A continuous air barrier is formed by the foam that exists for the duration of the building's lifespan.
  • It also forms a vapor retarder and water-proof barrier, thus making it resistant to dampening and damage from any sort of moisture.

By using urethane foam, you will be installing a quality insulation system that will only add to the strengths of the building it is applied to. 

Urethane Foam Applications

This sort of foam can be applied a few ways. In its simplest use, it can be sprayed onto open surfaces. Urethane can also be injected into closed cavities of walls of wood, sheet-rock and masonry block. That provides a little more skill and work, but can be done safely. As a foam sealant, urethane is an effective plastic foam.

This foam is also the least expensive and lowest quality foam used in mattresses and toppers. Oftentimes, mattress manufacturers use urethane foam as the top layer of spring mattresses primarily due to the inexpensive nature of the urethane foam. In a more recent trend, many online mattress retailers have begun using urethane foam as a substitute to spring coils for the base layer of the mattress. This newer process allows online retailers to save on shipping costs, which can become quite high. However, there are many different ways to use this sort of foam. 

Nationwide Supplier of Urethane Foam

Reinforced Plastics Lab has years of experience supplying and distributing urethane foam to many industries and businesses across the country. We have become a trusted and reliable source for quality lab products. For more information about urethane foam, or about any other products we carry, please contact us today. Our number is (631) 249-5490. We will gladly assist you with any questions you may have about any product on our site.

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