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Category: Appliances, Athletics, Furniture

Six Summer Favorites Made with Polyurethane

  1. Floats

Whether you choose to drift lazily down a river in a tube or rule the pool atop a giant swan, your conveyance is probably made with polyurethane. Polyurethane is great for floats because it’s lightweight and flexible enough to form almost any shape, but durable enough to last all summer long.

  1. Surfboards

Before they were made with lightweight polyurethane foam cores, surfboards were manufactured with heavy plywood, weighing up to 10 lbs.

  1. Outdoor Furniture

Polyurethane coatings help protect your favorite lawn chair or beach recliner from the wear and tear of summer weather. Just don’t forget the sunscreen to help protect your skin.

  1. Cold Beverages

Whatever your summer beverage of choice, you’ll want it ice cold. Polyurethane foam is one of the most efficient and effective forms of insulation used in coolers and appliances.

  1. Boats

Summer is the perfect time to get out on the water. Boats from catamarans to canoes use polyurethane coatings and adhesives on their exteriors to help them resist water, weather and corrosion.

  1. Workout Gear

It takes discipline to exercise on a hot summer day. But if your clothes are made with high-tech, breathable polyurethane materials, you can be more comfortable as you work up a summer sweat.