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Types of Poron Foam and the Pros and Cons of Each

By Scott Chambers on Aug 8, 2022 7:27:27 AM

Polyurethanes are the largest class of polymers worldwide, with a global market of $79 Billion. As a class, it’s rapidly expanding.

Breakthroughs in materials science continue to add opportunities for innovation in materials science and global industries, and taking advantage of those opportunities yields a big reward.

Just ask the electric vehicle industry. Top EV companies 
increasingly use polymer foam as a thermal interface. This keeps powerful Li-ION batteries safe and prevents them from overheating in electric vehicles.

PORON foam is one such groundbreaking material.

Topics: Converting Foam Gaskets
7 min read

The Difference Between a Gasket and a Seal

By Scott Chambers on Jul 19, 2022 4:00:05 PM

In 2021, the global gaskets and seals market reached a US $60.2 billion value.

Topics: Foam Gaskets Gaskets
6 min read

When Closed-Cell Foam Is The Best Option For Your Gasket

By Scott Chambers on Jul 12, 2022 7:57:29 AM

There are so many options to choose from when looking for the right gasket; how do you know where to begin?

Topics: Foam Gaskets
8 min read

Foam Tape: A Comprehensive Guide

By Scott Chambers on Aug 24, 2021 1:45:22 PM

Are you looking for a strong and versatile adhesive to help get things done?

Topics: Adhesives Generally 3M VHB Tape Foam Gaskets
8 min read

What Is a Gasket? Everything You Need to Know

By Scott Chambers on Jul 14, 2021 12:39:19 PM

Gaskets are everywhere. They’re in your car, at work, even in the air! A gasket is a common term used to describe any seal or grommet that holds two things together. You can make gaskets from rubber, plastic, metal, and other materials. The material choice depends on why you need to use a gasket.

Topics: Foam Gaskets Gaskets
8 min read

Foam Gaskets - Foam Gasket Tape - An Ultimate Guide

By Sue Chambers on May 8, 2020 12:00:33 PM

Any time a mechanism requires superior barrier and bonding features, gaskets are ideal. However, these handy devices are far from one-size-fits-all.

While many gaskets are comprised of flat materials such as paper, rubber, metal, silicone, felt, and neoprene, foam delivers impressive sealing capabilities that are important to know.

Topics: Foam Gaskets