THESE ARE THE ANSWERS BY SD STAMPI, LEADING COMPANY IN CARPI IN POLYURETHANE MOLDS, TO THE MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS RELATED TO THIS MATERIAL.
What is polyurethane made of?
Polyurethane is a compound of two components mixed together: a di-isocyanate and a diol. From their union, more or less solid foams are formed, giving rise to extremely versatile substances.
What are polyurethanes used for?
The material is so versatile that it can be found in any environment, from roof insulation, to shoe soles to surfboards
Are polyurethanes safe?
Yes, polyurethanes are safe. Polyurethanes, in fact, are obtained from chemical substances which are subjected to specific reactions to form an inert substance. It is safe.
Can polyurethanes be recycled?
Yes, all polyurethanes can be recycled. However, recycling may not always be the greenest choice. But the recovery of energy by filtering the pollutants outwards and that way producing energy through a combustion process.
What is the duration of polyurethane?
About fifty years for the insulation of buildings. About twenty five for the chillers. Twenty years for car bumpers.
Are polyurethanes expensive?
No, one of the main advantages of polyurethanes is their low price.
Are polyurethanes heat resistant?
Depending on the choice of base material, it’s possibile to achieve a short-term heat resistance up to 250 ° C.