Polyurethanes for Building and Construction

Polyurethanes are all around us: in our well insulated and comfortable homes, in our high performing, easy to maintain communal and institutional buildings, in our non-slip, permeable pedestrian areas.

It may not be obvious but polyurethane is specified and used within many building components: as insulation in walls, roofs and floors, as foams and sealants around doors and windows, as binders to produce OSB (Oriented Strand Board) and MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) sheets, as waterproof protective coatings.

Fields of application within construction

  • Rigid foam systems
  • Cold cast elastomers
  • Cold cast systems and coatings
  • Rigid integral
  • Cellular Special Elastomers in elevator construction

A solid basis.

Our materials for construction.
Your foundation for success.

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