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Happy National Ice Cream Day

Did you know that before refrigerators became common kitchen equipment, ice cream was a treat reserved for the royals and was only eaten during special occasions? The development of refrigeration technology quickly made ice cream a commonly enjoyed dessert around the world.

Refrigerator manufacturers utilize rigid polyurethane foam in refrigerator and freezer thermal insulation systems to help keep food cold and fresh. Polyurethane’s versatility allows it to mold tightly into any space, and its extremely durable properties help keep air from escaping throughout those hot summer days.

 Don’t miss indulging in some deliciously cold ice cream today – and...

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Category: Appliances

6 Summer Essentials You Can Thank Polyurethane For

  • Floats
  • Buoyancy is crucial to a good summer pool party. Whether it’s a classic tube or a giant swan, your float is likely made with polyurethane. Polyurethane chemistry is great for these materials because it’s lightweight and flexible enough to form almost any shape, but strong enough so you don’t take a dip before you’re ready for it!

  • Surf and Skim Boards
  • Back in the day, before making them with lightweight polyurethane foam cores, boards were manufactured with heavy plywood and could weigh up to 10 lbs.

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Polyurethane coatings help protect your favorite...

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    Category: Appliances, Athletics, Furniture

    National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month

    June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, and a great time to savor all the season’s delicious produce and practice a healthier lifestyle. Fruits and veggies are packed with vitamins and other nutrients.

    The most common use of polyurethanes in major appliances is the rigid foam used in refrigerator and freezer thermal insulations systems, which can help keep your food cold and fresh. The polyurethane foam is located between the outer shell and inner liner of refrigerators and freezers to help insulate our food and create a durable bond between the outer and inner walls.

    So next time...

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    Category: Appliances

    Happy Cinco de Mayo!

    Happy Cinco De Mayo, everyone! Today, the holiday has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage. A great way to celebrate the rich Mexican culture with friends and family is by hosting a party and taking advantage of polyurethane to make your celebrations even more festive.

    Polyurethane can be found in a lot of party decorations since it is an incredibly durable and versatile material. Your guests will be able to enjoy all those colorful maracas and sombreros throughout the evening. Plus, durable protective coatings mean you can use the same decorations for future parties. 

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    Category: Appliances, Innovation Bonds

    Makin’ Waffles with Polyurethane

    What’s a more wonderful start to your day than eating waffles served with soft butter and warm syrup? Thankfully, there’s a national holiday to celebrate this sweet, buttery breakfast food – happy National Waffle Day!

    What’s your favorite way to prepare your waffles? No matter what you use, chances are polyurethane is involved in helping keeping your waffles fresh. If you keep it simple with frozen waffles, polyurethane foam insulation is likely what’s built into your freezer to help keep those waffles frozen. Polyurethane’s durable properties make it great  for insulation.

    When you use the toaster, oven or a waffle...

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    Category: Appliances

    Happy National Frozen Food Day

    National Frozen Food Day celebrates all those yummy foods and snacks in your freezer. While that might be enough reason for us to indulge in delicious, frozen treats, we can’t help but mention that this holiday wouldn’t even be possible without the invention of the freezer!

    The most common use of polyurethanes in major appliances is the rigid foam used in the thermal insulation systems of refrigerators and freezers. The polyurethane foam is located between the outer shell and inner liner of refrigerators and freezers to help insulate our food and create a durable bond between the outer and inner...

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    Category: Appliances

    3 Valentine Gifts Made Possible with Polyurethane

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Have you thought about a gift for your special someone? We have some incredible suggestions!

  • New Bedding
  • Give your valentine the gift of sleeping on super comfortable material – plush polyurethane foam. It can form to almost any shape, so it’s great material for cushions, pillows and furniture. Plus, a mattress pad made out of durable polyurethane will keep its shape for years, so you won’t have to get another one next Valentine’s Day!

  • Athletic gear
  • Want to try out a yoga class or hike a tough trail together? Comfortable workout clothes and shoes could be...

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    Category: Appliances, Athletics, Furniture

    Happy Homemade Soup Day!

    Other than being comforting and tasty, soup is great at keeping you warm through the winter season – especially when you’re trying to recover from a pesky cold or flu!

    Ever wonder how to keep your bowl of soup piping hot? Here’s a little secret: pay attention to the container. Due to exceptional thermal insulation properties, polyurethane is often used to insulate lunch bags and containers to help keep food at desired temperatures.

    Furthermore, the most common use of polyurethanes in major appliances is the rigid foam used in the thermal insulation systems of refrigerators and freezers. These appliances...

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    Category: Appliances

    Polyurethane Gifts for Christmas

    Not sure what to get your Secret Santa this year? Here are some ideas – all made possible by polyurethane!

    Gadgets and appliances are always fan favorites when it comes to gift giving. From computers to kitchen appliances, polyurethane is helping turn innovative designs and ideas into the products we use every day.

    What about a new pair of pumps or the season’s coolest sneaker? Polyurethane adhesives help footwear go that extra mile by keeping parts of the shoe together.

    Still not sold? You can never go wrong with a gift for the home. Polyurethane is one of...

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    Category: Apparel, Appliances, Furniture

    Happy National Pizza Month!

    In October, we celebrate everyone’s favorite food: pizza. Did you know that polyurethane is responsible for keeping your pizza hot as it’s delivered to your hungry family? Polyurethane’s exceptional thermal insulation properties make it a top-notch material for pizza delivery bags. These well-insulated pizza delivery bags keep your pizza warm almost as if it were pulled right out of the oven.

    Pizza is so delicious that some people even prefer cold, leftover pizza. Thanks to polyurethane, you can enjoy pizza hot or cold. Polyurethane also provides insulation support in our refrigerators and freezers that contain a rigid polyurethane foam,...

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    Category: Appliances