Disposing of Scrap Foam

27.05.2015

Within the foam industry, the disposal of scrap foam is becoming an increasingly important subject for both the manufacturers and convertors of polyurethane foam. Foam is inherently a volumetric, but light-weight material, so what methods are there to dispose of scrap foam? Flexible polyurethane foams were originally developed during World War II, for use as aircraft coatings. However, prod...

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Density and Foam Conversion

22.06.2015

How density has such a big impact on foam conversion Flexible polyurethane open-cell foam is manufactured in a wide range of densities. This is due to the huge number of different applications that foam is used within, ranging from washing up sponges and bath sponges, up to heavy-duty packaging and mattresses. Within Europe, the lowest density is 10kg/m3, which in reality is so light tha...

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Microphone windshields

03.08.2015

Fine cell, reticulated polyester foams, with a pore-size of around 60ppi, is used for the manufacture of microphone foam windshields. These are placed over the end of the microphone, and help prevent the sound being distorted into the microphone. The foam eradicates problems such as wind, or the user simply talking too close to the microphone. Our range of 60ppi foams are available in many difffer...

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Sound-proofing panels for Opticians store

03.08.2015

This weeks novel project for us was to manufacture a set of eight dual-purpose wall panels, each 2.4 metres long x 1.2 mtres wide. Using 50mm thick white basotect melamine foam, surface and edge covered with a cream leather fabric, each panel is then flash-cut with 240 holes (120 pairs), which will hold specatacles that protrude at 75 degrees. The concept being that the panels act as both a displa...

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New Partnership with TMP Technologies

03.08.2015

PRESS RELEASE Technical Foam Services, the UK leading convertor of specialist quality foam materials, are pleased to announce they have formed a partnership with the US company TMP Technologies. Primarily working with the Foam Sciences Division, Technical Foam Services will be focusing on developing new markets and applications for Foam Sciences core material – Capu-cell™ Hydrop...

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Technical Foam Services NEW exciting project!!!

04.08.2015

Technical Foam Services this week, have successfully created a new business relationship creating new seals for Robots.  This existing problem the client had initially faced, has been solved by the Technical Foam Services foam engineering team and foam innovation team.  By using a soft EPDM material, and a self adhesive tape backing, this seal will have 500 indiviudlaly drilled holes thr...

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Acoustic Foam Solution!!!

06.08.2015

Technical Foam Services today have supplied sound absorbing panels to a client who has had noise issues within their office premises.  The client contacted us as they had issues within their office as 25 people talking on telephones at the same time caused lots of noise pollution, and requested some advice on acoustic foam.   At Technical Foam Services, we like to go one step further ...

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Reticulated foam cone

06.08.2015

Our Enngineering Department are constantly being challenged. A couple of weeks ago we received an enquiry for open-cell filtration foam, to be shaped into a cone with a central hole. The product is being used as a water filter, so after discussions with the client we recommended they use 45ppi Blue polyether reticulated foam. The dimensions of the cone are 150mm long, with a base diametre of 80mm ...

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Foam Inserts

13.08.2015

This week Technical Foam Services have secured a contract to produce foam inserts to package a very high end set of products. The orginal enquiry from the client requested a very complex insert providing various depths of apetures. With Technical Foam Services vast knowledge of different grades of foam and foam processes, we have designed a foam product that fits in perfectly with our customers re...

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Sound Reduction

17.08.2015

Today we have asssisted a client in preventing noise within a busy cafetira that joins a flat next door. The architect and builders who are bulding this cafe, had in instant issue from the owner of the flat whom stated the noise coming from the cafe would cause a lot of problems.The builder contacted Technical Foam Services to see if we could suggest a material which would help reduce the noise. W...

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