Welcome to the PU foam information centre!
Popular across the board! Polyurethane (PU) and PU foam are used in almost all walks of life: in buildings, furniture, automobiles just to mention a few. Although this product is well established in recreational and creative fields, polyurethane and its benefits are largely unknown to the general public. This website aims to address this knowledge gap. It contains in-depth information, as well as interesting and also curious facts about PU foam. We hope you enjoy discovering the PU world!
Did you know?
That polyurethane was invented at the beginning of the 1930s by a German chemist called Otto Bayer?
That PU condoms are much more skin-friendly than the normal latex ones?
That it has only been possible to use PU foam cans at building sites since the 1970s?
That it is the many small air bubbles in the PU foam that give it its insulating properties?
That the official World Cup football in 2014 was made of polyurethane?
That high-performance paints have a PU base?