Innovative Applications

Let Polyurethane Paint You a Picture

Need to cool down, but bored of spending the entire day inside your home? Enjoy an outing to a museum! There are more than 35,000 museums waiting to be explored in the United States. Not only can you find great tours, artwork, and history but also chemistry’s favorite versatile material: polyurethane!

For example, the George Washington University Museum in Washington, D.C., uses polyurethane in mounting textiles. Textiles such as quilts, carpets, and tapestries are usually mounted with simple polyurethane fasteners. However, certain larger items require something a little stronger.  The polyurethane varnish also prevents any possible textile...

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National Puzzle Day

What better way to spend time with your family than to have endless fun piecing together your favorite puzzle! 

But when the fun is done, what do you do with your puzzle?  Maybe you could leave it in the middle of your living room  floor or take all of your hard work apart piece by piece.  Or maybe you should use polyurethane to preserve that hours of memories you can just made with your family!

Polyurethane is the perfect protective coating that smoothly glazes over your perfectly pieced puzzle.  It goes on clear and never yellows so your family memories...

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The Alessi Grow Watch

The Alessi Grow watch design by Shiro Studio uses molded polyurethane to evoke muscle fibers.

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The Soft Light

The Soft Light created by German designer Simon Frambach from polyurethane can be squished into any shape that makes you comfortable.

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The Capitello Chaise

The Capitello chaise offered by Gufram gives the Ionic capital a modern twist. Crafted from molded polyurethane foam, it combines today’s comfort with classical style.

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