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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