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Development of a polyurethane rigid pour-in-place foam using Emerox polyols and ecomate blowing agent

In recent years, the demand and development of renewable source polyols has grown exponentially. As this field grows in terms of products and technology available, polyol manufacturers will have to work with formulators of polyurethane foam systems to continue to produce high quality foam systems. Although the high renewable content is appealing to many, any

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SAIP Patents New Dry Foaming Technology

SAIP Patents New Dry Foaming Technology for Refrigerator / Vending Machine Cabinet Insulation SUMMARY: SAIP, a Foam Supplies partner and leading global manufacturer of equipment solutions for polyurethane technical applications, recently developed two new technologies benefiting refrigerated display cabinet and vending machine manufacturers. Como, Italy – Manufacturers of refrigerated display and vending machine cabinets can

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SAIP Supplies Insulated Sandwich Panel Production Equipment

SAIP Supplies Insulated Sandwich Panel Production Equipment For Manufacturing Plants In Russia And Mexico SUMMARY: SAIP, a Foam Supplies partner and leading global manufacturer of equipment solutions for polyurethane technical applications, recently supplied key equipment for production lines in two new state-of-the-art insulated panel plants. MILAN, ITALY – Isopan, one of the world’s largest manufacturers

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Appliance Foams: Overcoming the Next Blowing Agent Challenge through Optimization

John Murphy, a senior blowing agent specialist at Foam Supplies Inc., has written an in-depth article regarding foam blowing agents and the challenges faced in complying with up-to-date regulations as well as efficiency in accomplishing their purposes. The article was featured in Appliance Design’s August 2015 issue. View the article in pdf format here.

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Improved Insulation for Commercial & Domestic Appliances

Attached as a PDF is an article written by John A. Murphy. John received his BS in Chemistry in 1965. During his 35 years researching urethanes he has worked for [among others] ARCO Chemical and Elf Atochem, where he introduced HCFC-141b to the industry. Currently employed by FSI, he is responsible for New Product Development

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A Brief History of Change in the Refrigeration Industry

This is an article written by John Murphy on the history of the ties between the refrigeration and polyurethane foam industries. The history of the refrigeration industry has been tired to that of the polyurethane foam industry for decades, and even more closely to that of the foam blowing agents. This is an attempt to

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Antecedentes, objetivos, forma y fondo del Protocolo de Montreal

This is an article written by Édgar González providing background and guidelines on working within the Montreal Protocol for readers of the Spanish language magazine Contacto. Download the article in pdf format: Contacto 2014

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Ecomate Blowing Agent Featured in PU Magazine for PIR Laminate Boardstock Production

This paper describes collaborative work done by Bayer and Foam Supplies using ecomate® blowing agent in the production of polyisocyanurate (PIR) laminate boardstock insulation. Read the article from Polyurethane Magazine as a pdf here

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Myths and facts surrounding long term ageing of foam insulation

This is a pdf document of an article in the PU magazine. The article written by John Murphy discusses various types of evidence to show that the perceived “ageing” of foams centers upon the infusion of moisture laden air into the foam. How does one effectively differentiate the effects of moisture infusion from those of

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Ecomate Wins 2008 IBEX awards

This is a pdf document of an article in the Soundings Trade Only magazine. In the article it talks about the 11 companies that won the Innovation IBEX Awards. About Foam Supplies, Inc. it says: “Environmental Award: This honor was presented to Foam Supplies, Inc. for its Ecomate Polyurethane Flotation Foam.” Soundings Trade Only article

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