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If You Read One Article About Polyurethane, Read This One

If You Read One Article About Polyurethane, Read This One

About Polyurethane Polyurethanes are one type of a large family of elastic polymers called rubber. Unlike conventional rubber, polyurethanes start out as liquids and can be cast in low-pressure molds. Here at Gallagher, we also process thermoplastic urethanes that...

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Gallagher Urethane Fast Facts

Gallagher Urethane Fast Facts

Gallagher Urethane Fast Facts: Started in 1965 ISO9001:2008 Certified Family-Owned Business 100,000 sq. ft. in Gurnee, IL Products: Wheels Bumpers Sprockets / Gears Springs Rollers Gaskets Markets: Material Handling Agriculture Pneumatic Tools Construction Exercise...

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7 Steps to Successful Polyurethane Part Design

7 Steps to Successful Polyurethane Part Design

The following steps in order yield the best approach to polyurethane part design and problem-solving. We encourage you to contact us for help every step of the way in your polyurethane part design. Prioritize the properties that are necessary for performance in a...

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Define Polyurethane

Define Polyurethane

We are often asked to "Define Polyurethane". For the most part, when thinking about polyurethane, the common thought is in relation to putting a clear coat on some piece of furniture. At Gallagher, there's a bit more to consider when coming up with an answer to the...

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Is Urethane Rubber?

Is Urethane Rubber?

Is urethane rubber? Urethane is considered a member of the broader family of “Rubber”. Rubber embraces a large group of materials which have the ability, under certain conditions, to undergo large deformations and recover almost completely and instantaneously on...

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Types of Polyurethane

Types of Polyurethane

There are 14 types of polyurethane rubber in general use. All of these polyurethane elastomers have been commercially successful, but they are all different in several ways. The chart below provides a quick initial screening guide of these polyurethane elastomers....

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Elastomer Definition

Elastomer Definition

Elastomer Definition Polyurethane elastomers (urethane elastomers) are one type of a large family of elastic polymers called rubber. There are 14 types of rubber in general use. All of these polyurethane elastomers have been commercially successful, but they are all...

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Case Study: Urethane Part Design

Case Study: Urethane Part Design

In urethane elastomer design development, we try to optimize the best properties for the intended service and minimize the interference of the undesired properties. View this complete Case Study...

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